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Palmetto Oyster House

415 W Wesmark Blvd, Sumter, SC 29150-1982
+1 803-607-9498
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good33%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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“oysters” (41 reviews)
“corn fritters” (9 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 AM - 2:30 PMAll hours
American, Bar, Seafood
$$ - $$$
415 W Wesmark Blvd, Sumter, SC 29150-1982
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The Palmetto Oyster House was great the first year it opened. Lately the quality of food and service seems to be lacking.

Thank SCBennie
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We ate here for our first night in South Carolina. What a gem!! Loved the unique decor inside and out. The food is delicious!! Our group had a range from swordfish, catfish, scallops and shrimp. All was very well prepared!! The corn hush puppies were...More

Thank shewee5202
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Must try!! Very unique and tasty dish! Also, try 1/2 price crab legs on Monday nights. Paul is a great bartender too!

Thank Vicki V
Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

My husband and I ate here a couple nights ago and it was fantastic! For appetizers, we had the alligator cheesecake and corn fritters. Both were yummy! However, we probably wouldn't get the cheesecake again as it was just too rich and heavy to start...More

Thank 212jocelynl
Reviewed 9 September 2017

What a nice surprise! I went here for lunch, but wish I went here for dinner the night before too! Had a nice menu that had interesting options. I tried the Mango Lobster Tacos, they were wonderful! We also tried the corn fritters (awesome) and...More

Thank Magellan3
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

This restaurant was a mixed experience. Some dishes are superb, while others come up lacking. The oysters are excellent, if pricy. Some spacialties, like their Alligator Pie, which contains no actual allugator meat, was overdone and not particularly good. Service was good despite there being...More

Thank William R
Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

A relaxing atmosphere. We ordered raw and garlic baked oysters. A dozen each. I shared one of the garlic baked and then ate the rest. Could have made it my meal. Sooo good. For dinner I ordered fried shrimp. Worth the fried as thy were...More

Thank AtlantaGirl_79
Reviewed 22 August 2017 via mobile

This place has delicious seafood and steak. Service was outstanding. The hush puppies and popcorn shrimp are a great way to start.

Thank Paebo K
Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

This was a great dinning experience. We stopped in and sat on their outside patio. Max was our server and he took great care of us. Good knowledge of the menu and great suggestions. And he's only been working there 4weeks! We took the advice...More

Thank adam-kelley
Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

Great staff, lots of selections to choose from, and food is always delicious. Bacon wrapped scallops, oysters on the half shell, mushroom swiss burgers are some of the items me or my friends have chosen that, are always very good. Large selection of beer.

Thank Mary Ann C
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Herb W
17 March 2017|
Response from 73kentc | Reviewed this property |
It is not extensive. There are a few selections of white/red
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 415 W Wesmark Blvd, Sumter, SC 29150-1982
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Sumter
  • Phone Number: +1 803-607-9498
A new casual restaurant that just opened 15 August 2011. We thought the crab balls and crab cake truly outstanding! 803-607-9498
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