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The Shrimper

439 Broad St, Sumter, SC 29150-4154
+1 803-773-5456
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good35%
  • Average15%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible10%
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“okra” (2 reviews)
“hush puppies” (2 reviews)
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Seafood, American
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439 Broad St, Sumter, SC 29150-4154
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

One of the best things about this place is that they don't share their frying grease with the seafood! I am allergic to seafood and it's so hard to find a place that cares enough to do this!! It is refreshing! Wonderful food and great...More

Thank Beth C
Reviewed 23 June 2017 via mobile

The shrimper seafood restaurant, Overall the food was good. Ironically the lone exception was the shrimp, it tasted freezer burnt. I had scallops that were cooked just right, a squash casserole that was delicious fried okra that were delicious and hush puppies that were light...More

Thank Charles M
Reviewed 12 May 2017

Good food, great portions, clean quaint environment, exceptional service and value! Short wait times although it was very busy!

Thank Anne_Dempsey
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
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
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
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
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...More

Thank juju2773
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
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
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 15:00
Monday
10:30 - 21:00
Tuesday
10:30 - 21:00
Wednesday
10:30 - 21:00
Thursday
10:30 - 21:00
Friday
10:30 - 21:00
Saturday
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
Description
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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