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“a great 40th anniversary celebration”
Review of The Parson's Table

The Parson's Table
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Ranked #2 of 73 Restaurants in Little River
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $16 - $30
Cuisines: American
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Good for: Romantic, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Business meetings
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Reservations
Dining style: Fine Dining
Cross street: Highway 17
Description: Not only can you get a juicy roast prime rib at The Parson"s Table, but you can eat it inside a church, too. The location remains very much the same structure that it was in 1885, when Little River Methodist Church was built. The cherished establishment first opened its church doors as a restaurant in the late 1970's and has been serving exquisite American steakhouse fare ever since. The restaurant's decor is positively Southern-charm antique, complete with dark wooden walls, stained glass windows and an original Tiffany glass lamp in the main dining room. An award winning wine list graces The Parson's Table as well as an outstanding fresh seafood selection.
Reviewed March 20, 2013

We were party of 6 and had a great meal with great service!
All of us had different entrees - all of which were good but one of us found the prime rib oversalted. The house salad is always good. The sea food platter was great as were the rack of lamb, the HUGE pork chop and the flounder.
The pace of the meal was also good - we had time to enjoy each course and never felt rushed.
All of us had dessert and were very pleased - the cheese cake was huge but the creme brulee did not have the traditional crispy crust so was a bit of a disappointment!
Wine - we ordered a white and a red - were good!
A great celebration of our 40th anniversary was most enjoyable!

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Thank lynnandmike1234
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Reviewed March 15, 2013

This is a beautiful restaurant housed in an old church. It has great ambience throughout all the different rooms. All the food we have enjoyed here has been of the highest quality. The preparation is the best.

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Reviewed February 24, 2013

We enjoyed several wonderful meals at this excellent restaurant. The ambience cannot be beat, the food is superb but...each time we dined here the waiter/waitresses dampened the mood. Why is it that servers feel they can add to our conversations, comment on the "progress" we made as we ate our meals and hurried us by taking plates away well before the last diner finished his meal. A refresher course in waiting on tables would bring this restaurant to a 5 star status.

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1  Thank Hudette
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Reviewed February 22, 2013

The picture suggests humble surroundings and then you enter into a beautifully restored church. The decor is unique; rustic yet elegant. The stained glass and little alcoves create an intimate setting. The food was outstanding. I had the duck, my companions had prime rib, an ahi special, and short ribs. All were delicious and inventive with generous portions. Everything was homemade from the croutons, the salad dressing, and breads... Yum. The chef came around and chatted with the diners - nice touch. This restaurant has been a favorite for family members who winter here and I can definitely see why.

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Thank MnPolishPrincess
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Reviewed February 22, 2013

I have heard rave reviews of Parsons Table in Little River,South Carolina.
So my wife & adult daughter went there Thursday evening at about 5:45 PM.
As we entered there was a bar on the right, and a "host" who said?: Do you have reservations? I answered, No. So he then asked what was our last name ???
Any way the place was empty, so why all the questions?
So we were seated along the wall at a table. The place was an old church and well decorated. I was unsure why all the tables along the wall had white Paper over the table cloths, a bit tacky, but there were real cloth napkins!
So the waitress whose name was ZANE, helped us and took our order.
Upon leaving the table she picked up the menus and along with the menus came the paper tablecloth, tumbling my wife's Cosmopolitan, she was quite shocked.
So instead of changing our table, which a restuarant that attemps to be "high class" would have done, she wiped up the table with a bar rag. I wondered what would happen to the Cosmo? Well here came Zane with a small bar shaker and filled the same glass that tumbled with a refill, but as she filled the glass again, she proceeded to spill some of that, so she just walked away and we sat at a wet table.She took the rest back to the bar. I found that very unprofessional to say the least. So we got our salad and at 6:50 we Finally got our meals, a very long wait for an uncrowded restaurant. 1 hour and 5 minutes after sitting at the table! The food was good, not great but the experience was not worth the wait or trouble.

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1  Thank rprichied
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