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The Shrimper

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439 Broad St, Sumter, SC 29150-4154
+1 803-773-5456
10:30 - 21:00
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Sun 09:00 - 15:00
Mon - Sat 10:30 - 21:00
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Grapevine, United States
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 March 2017 via mobile

Ordered through drive thru. The shrimp was good & fresh. Okra was awesome Mashed potatoes were meh. Tried this multiple times

Thank Katie E
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46 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

Service was relatively fast. It was during the lunch rush. Food was good but a little on the oily side.

Thank Rudolph S
Level Contributor
211 reviews
125 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 September 2016

I don't like the seafood here, but when my friend likes to eat here I settle for the Maryland fried chicken. I think their chicken tastes better than some of the fast food chicken places.

Thank Caleb M
1 review
Reviewed 7 July 2016 via mobile

The shrimp plate is great so much flavor. Service is fast and friendly . Clean floors and restroom. We will return for some great food.

Thank jeff d
Richmond Hill, Georgia
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45 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 July 2016 via mobile

The restaurant doesn't look like much from the outside, the inside is very small with a few tables. But the staff was all super friendly cheerful and welcoming. The prices werent too bad either. I ordered the fried oysters, squash casserole, coleslaw. My husband ordered the fried fish and shrimp. I thought it was pretty good, but they dont use... More 

Thank juju2773
South Carolina
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 12 May 2016 via mobile

Terrible! The fish was over cooked and not much for the money on your plate. Found many bones in the flounder and ended up leaving over half behind. What a waste of money, will never go back.

Thank Anne Q
Summerville, SC
Level Contributor
15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 August 2015 via mobile

Visited The Shrimper July 2014 and decided to try it again. Food was good. Service was good and staff welcoming. Not a lot of salt on our food which was a plus. Enjoyed everything.

Thank RettaTat
Snyder, Texas
Level Contributor
163 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 March 2015

We stopped because it looked like it might be a good seafood place but it was disappointing. The food was just very average, not very good size portions.

1 Thank trackerem
Sumter, South Carolina
Level Contributor
4 reviews
Reviewed 17 January 2015

The local news station had been running an ad for this place for a while ,and with my wife's love of sea food we tried it. Well what a lovely surprise it was ,outstanding food price and service. All the food is lovely fresh and made to order , I'm not a big sea food fan so I have the... More 

Thank SammiDeville
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22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 November 2014

I have been going to this restaurant for a long time. Recently they have gone up on price and down on quality. I ordered a catfish nugget dinner and I received six(6) very small pieces of fish, a very small container of green beans and one hushpuppy.

2 Thank Kenneth B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
Seafood, American
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
09:00 - 15:00
10:30 - 21:00
10:30 - 21:00
10:30 - 21:00
10:30 - 21:00
10:30 - 21:00
10:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 439 Broad St, Sumter, SC 29150-4154
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Sumter
  • Phone Number: +1 803-773-5456
Seafood restaurant in Sumter Sc that serves Caolina style fried shrimp, ocean fish both fried and broiled, hush puppies, vegetables. Known mostly to locals who don't mind the 50's style decor. Everything is clean as a whistle, stand in line to give your order, then they bring to you. Basic prices are lowest possible, but the chef knows his seafood.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?