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Palmetto's Smokehouse & Oyster Bar

₹₹ - ₹₹₹American, , Seafood
199 Old Greenville Hwy, Or 4126 Clemson Blvd, Anderson SC, Clemson, SC 29631-1335
+1 864-810-7339
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good25%
  • Average24%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible7%
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American, Bar, Seafood, Pub
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199 Old Greenville Hwy, Or 4126 Clemson Blvd, Anderson SC, Clemson, SC 29631-1335
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Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

Great brunch spot. All sorts of unique food options on the menu, Bloody Mary’s, Mimosas. A usual stop when visiting Clemson

Thank R6833IYroberts
Reviewed 26 February 2018 via mobile

We went on Saturday night. There were very few patrons in the restaurant. It took 10 minutes before someone greeted us. We used the ladies room and saw many dead roaches so we left before ever getting to our table. Something is just off with...More

Thank Chrissyike9307
Reviewed 23 January 2018 via mobile

Great variety of oysters on the menu. Prices were on point. Bartender was very nice. Cleanliness was lacking in the restrooms. Nothing a good scrubbing couldn’t take care of. Will dine there again.

Thank Kelly A
Reviewed 2 December 2017 via mobile

Raw oysters were bland and not worth it. Burger was under seasoned and tasted charred. They charged $0.50 for a glass of water when I also ordered beers. Worst part was it cost us freaking $75 for a dinner for two adults and two kids....More

1  Thank AMcKennaS
Reviewed 17 November 2017

I visited the place in downtown Clemson on Nov. 5th, 2017, for an intimate birthday celebration. My guest and I prefer to dine early to avoid waiting and the crowds, especially since this is located in a high profile college town. Before arrival, we had...More

Thank kathyofgreenville
Reviewed 26 October 2017 via mobile

The ambiance was fine for a bar, and the waitress was very nice. However the food was not good, edible, but not a meal you’d want to have again. With so many other great places to eat in downtown Clemson, I wouldn’t recommend going here.

1  Thank Lizzieparker110
Reviewed 25 October 2017

Met my college daughter tonight, really perfect meal. My daughter had the salad with pulled bbq pork, and I had the fried shrimp po boy with sides of brunswick stew and grits. Attractive restaurant in downtown Clemson. Unique niche between the casual restaurants the fancier...More

Thank fluffyrd
Reviewed 18 October 2017

Directed here by a local. Friday night, football weekend, no reservation, seated within 5 minutes (there were two of us.) Good local and craft beer selection. Pulled pork sandwich was really good. Slaw was excellent. Attentive service. No complaints. Recommended.

Thank Frank B
Reviewed 26 September 2017 via mobile

Been here a number of times. Everything is good. Recommend the Macks oysters, cooked like the grilled ones from New Orleans. Great atmosphere across the street from campus.

Thank Jeff W
Reviewed 26 August 2017

We enjoyed our first visit so much we came back the next night! Met the chef and got so much detail on the bacon wrapped chicken brochettes--delicious. We don't eat oysters but apparently the many varieties of servings are very popular with the locals. Football...More

Thank WeAreRusso
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Average prices
US$ 6 - US$ 26
American, Bar, Seafood, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:30 AM - 8:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 AM
11:30 AM - 9:00 AM
11:30 AM - 9:00 AM
11:30 AM - 9:00 AM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
10:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 199 Old Greenville Hwy, Or 4126 Clemson Blvd, Anderson SC, Clemson, SC 29631-1335
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Clemson
  • Phone Number: +1 864-810-7339
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A truly unique casual dining experience, boasting South Carolina Low Country and Cajun Cuisines. Great BBQ and Seafood options. Belly up to the Oyster Bar and get some fresh Raw or CharGrilled Oysters shucked to order with several flavor options...VooDoo, Dragos, and Redneck Rock-a-fellers...Sure to please oyster lovers and newbie oyster eaters! Homemade southern side dishes, cornbread and desserts. Must try the Skookie, a fresh chocolate chip cookie baked on a skillet while you dine topped with ice cream, chocolate sauce and whipped cream. Weekend Specials include Ribeye steaks, Ribs, Shrimp 5 Ways, Peel & Eat Shrimp, Smoked Meat Sampler to name a few. Try our New Orleans Bottomless Brunch Saturdays and Sundays from 10:30-2:00 featuring Bottomless Mimosas at our Clemson location ONLY!
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