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Shoney's of Santee

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9033 Old Highway 6, Santee, SC
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New Providence
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37 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We ate here after we arrived in South Carolina. We had a really good meal. My husband go the soup and salad bar and I had a a really good sandwich. I would definitely go back.

Thank NewProvidencePink123
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108 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The food was standard Shoney's breakfast buffet, nothing special but not at all bad. But what made this place really outstanding was the service. My wife and I visited during our evacuation from the South Carolina coast during Hurricane Matthew, and we found that Santee wasn't far enough inland! On the day we visited Shoney's the power was off intermittently,... More 

Thank palekh
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18 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

Worst ever. Poor management...food sits on the bar too long. Needs an overhaul!!! It used to be nice 6 years or so ago. Wait staff comes and goes...never there long enough to learn

Thank Marikay H
Charleston, South Carolina
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307 reviews
209 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016

This restaurant went the extra mile during Hurricane Matthew. We were staying in the area and lost power that Saturday. We had a house full of people and needed food for the grandkids. My husband and I went to Santee and this restaurant was open. The manager was outside the door. There was only one cook, but plenty of workers.... More 

Thank Terrie J
Lusby, Maryland
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74 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016

We walked in hungry and left stuffed with great, delicious food!! The seafood was fantastic - jumbo shrimp, oysters, clams, deviled crabs, fish, and a crabmeat-potato dish that was out of this world! The servers were polite and the buffet area was clean. Great experience!!

Thank Arubagirl2002
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

Nice family place to eat. Staff was very courteous and very accommodating. Food was good and clean place.

Thank Luis B
Belmont, North Carolina
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55 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016

Stop in here for breakfast just to remember how the old Shoney's locations used to be. This one is weathered, but fairly consistent on the breakfast bar. Not a bad choice.

Thank Keith H
Hope Valley, Rhode Island
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 August 2016

Not happy with our food. Taste was not good and did not enjoy our meal, Very few choices for dinner on the menue

Thank gwhittaker2016
Brevard County, Florida
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893 reviews
398 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 137 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 July 2016

Bring an appetite. Very large buffet with many choices - meat, poultry, soups, vegetables, salads, breads, desserts. Very good food and reasonably priced. Buffet well stocked. Servers not as attentive as necessary - refill beverages, remove used dishes, etc. Good, tasty & plentiful food.

Thank Rita S
Tampa, Florida
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28 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 July 2016 via mobile

Use to eat at Shoney's when we took a trip to the mountains as a kid. Wanted to try it again and I should have just left it as a memory. Food was ok, but nothing special. Service was slow the night we went and it wasn't very crowded. Wouldn't go back.

Thank Debbie E

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9033 Old Highway 6, Santee, SC
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Santee

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