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Palmetto Oyster House

) #4 of 109 Restaurants in Sumter €€ - €€€ American, , Seafood
415 W Wesmark Blvd, Sumter, SC 29150-1982
+1 803-607-9498
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good33%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
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“seafood” (26 reviews)
“shrimp” (20 reviews)
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American, Bar, Seafood
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415 W Wesmark Blvd, Sumter, SC 29150-1982
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Reviewed 1 week ago 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 1 week ago 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
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We took the family here for dinner, we were placed at a table which I have no problem with. Until the waitstaff hit the back of your chair every time they walk by. I ordered a po boy sandwich and was not happy at all...More

Thank Michelle S
Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

We were there last night, July 15, 2017, and it the worst meal we have ever had. Ordered oysters on half shell we couldn't eat because they had an awful taste. We also ordered naked oysters and they were over cooked to the point they...More

Thank Larry M
Reviewed 10 July 2017

This place is really good. I go just about every Monday evening, and any other night that I can get the rest of the group to agree on it! The waitstaff is friendly, and knowledgeable. The cheeseburger is a great value. The kitchen is more...More

Thank 954elainef
Reviewed 6 July 2017 via mobile

Appetizers of oysters on the half shell, with garlic & topping. Meals - just right. One of us had scallops & grits; the other, grilled shrimp with corn on the cob + slaw. Dessert was key lime pie, in a sundae glass with a spoon....More

Thank Roberta G
Reviewed 2 July 2017 via mobile

Definitely recommend this restaurant for anybody visiting or passing through Sumter. We had two dozen oysters- one chilled and the other baked with garlic parm. My favorite was the chilled! I ordered crab cake tacos (3) and then ordered a SECOND order of crab cake...More

Thank eric w
Reviewed 21 June 2017

POH is overrated. The bar tending staff bragged about their cheeseburger and mac & cheese dishes and both were underwhelming. I am a local and I've eaten here about 5 times in the past for work functions and most of the food is fried or...More

Thank brianrnj
Reviewed 19 June 2017

We have eaten here several times. Lots of good beers on tap. Also a good variety on the menu of seafood options.

Thank Bill G
Reviewed 24 May 2017

Decided to stop and try this place out. We were given a recommendation by a local and told to try the Alligator Cheesecake. It was amazing. I highly recommend the place with it's decor and very attentive waitstaff.

Thank davidpf
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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, Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
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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