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The Galley

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1629 Marina Road, Anderson, SC 29625
+1 864-287-3215
Tue - Sat 17:00 - 22:00
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Hartwell, GA.
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36 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Have eaten there several times now and find most of the food is average with a high price. The view is calming so it makes it an enjoyable place to dine. However, the buffets are great!

Thank Janelizabeth1
McDonough, Georgia
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79 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Not flip flop and cut offs lake dining. Food is average but the staff and view more than make up for it. T-bone ribeye was under seasoned. Salmon was good. Shrimp scampi was skimpy but tasty. Pimento cheese was also good. Go early or make a reservation. Restaurant gets very crowded on the weekend.

Thank Bug911
Townville, South Carolina
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have never had a bad or marginal meal at the Galley. We have take our relatives here for many dinners (I highly recommend the Prime Rib and the FiletMignon) and we have never been disappointed. An added plus is the Galley is a great value. A 14 oz slab of Prime Rib and 2 sides for $22 is a... More 

Thank jeromeb177
Anderson, South Carolina
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Been going to the Galley since the day they opened. I have never had a bad meal in all that time. It is not only a really good restaurant, it's a place to relax and enjoy the view of beautiful Hartwell Lake and some awesome sunsets. ( This summer it is literally ground zero for the total solar eclipse. Better... More 

Thank amandak930
New York City, New York
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very pretty views of the lake. Good service and nice selection of food. I always get steak and it is always a great meal. Love the place.

Thank smt2246819
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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31 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Have been here 4 or 5 times since moving here and it always very good. Some of their special items are out of this world! Regular menu items are very good and service has never been an issue here. A bigger wine menu would be appreciated considering the food you are offering!

1 Thank KeithCar2013
West Chester, Pennsylvania, USA
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198 reviews
139 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nice quiet dinner at The Galley with family. Nice views looking out at the lake at sunset. The service was very good as was the food. Dinner was the prime rib which was cooked nicely, pecan crusted trout and fillet of flounder. I would recommend and would return when in the area again.

Thank John379
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The Galley is a great place for excellent food with a view. They are usually busy, so reservations are recommended. The food is outstanding and try to get a table overlooking the marina. Good service, friendly staff and hoppin!

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Anderson, South Carolina
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33 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Great view, peaceful quiet dining, fantastic food, varied menu, stellar servers! The only bad thing is it located a little off the beaten path but well worth the short trip.

Thank Sandra_Counts
Townville, South Carolina
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21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We ate at the Galley last night. Have always had great meals, last night was no exception. I ordered the appetizer special Fried Green Tomatoes and entree was the Steak and Lobster Tail. They were all cooked perfectly. My husband ordered the Chicken Parmesan and loved it. Hats off to the chef!

1 Thank Kathy W

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, View, Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1629 Marina Road, Anderson, SC 29625
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Anderson
  • Phone Number: +1 864-287-3215

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