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The Shrimper

439 Broad St, Sumter, SC 29150-4154
+1 803-773-5456
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good45%
  • Average13%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible8%
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“seafood” (7 reviews)
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Seafood, American
439 Broad St, Sumter, SC 29150-4154
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Reviewed 14 May 2018

This location bought the rights to the "Shrimper" name from the original owner who had locations in both Carolinas'. To my knowledge this is the only Shrimper open in SC, and it has taken the old style shrimper one or two steps better. First, they...More

Thank dq552017
Reviewed 22 January 2018

After spending the afternoon at Riverbanks Zoo, we headed over to Sumter to bring back memories of my Air Force days and decided to eat at The Shrimper. It turned out to be very good. The shrimp, the flounder and the chicken were all tasty....More

Thank jporter704
Reviewed 25 September 2017

Stopped here late night for some fried fish and they didn't disappoint. Had the whiting and shrimp with mac&cheese, green beans and hushpuppies and it was delicious. Seasoned well and it was served hot. No cocktails served.

Thank vdrOxonHill_MD
Reviewed 23 July 2017

One of the best things about this place is that they don't share their frying grease with the seafood! I am allergic to seafood and it's so hard to find a place that cares enough to do this!! It is refreshing! Wonderful food and great...More

Thank Beth C
Reviewed 22 June 2017 via mobile

The shrimper seafood restaurant, Overall the food was good. Ironically the lone exception was the shrimp, it tasted freezer burnt. I had scallops that were cooked just right, a squash casserole that was delicious fried okra that were delicious and hush puppies that were light...More

Thank Charles M
Reviewed 12 May 2017

Good food, great portions, clean quaint environment, exceptional service and value! Short wait times although it was very busy!

Thank Anne_Dempsey
Reviewed 6 March 2017 via mobile

Ordered through drive thru. The shrimp was good & fresh. Okra was awesome Mashed potatoes were meh. Tried this multiple times

Thank Katie E
Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

Service was relatively fast. It was during the lunch rush. Food was good but a little on the oily side.

Thank Rudolph S
Reviewed 4 September 2016

I don't like the seafood here, but when my friend likes to eat here I settle for the Maryland fried chicken. I think their chicken tastes better than some of the fast food chicken places.

Thank Caleb M
Reviewed 7 July 2016 via mobile

The shrimp plate is great so much flavor. Service is fast and friendly . Clean floors and restroom. We will return for some great food.

Thank jeff d
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
US$ 5 - US$ 10
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
10:30 AM - 9:00 PM
10:30 AM - 9:00 PM
10:30 AM - 9:00 PM
10:30 AM - 9:00 PM
10:30 AM - 9:00 PM
10:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 439 Broad St, Sumter, SC 29150-4154
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Sumter
  • Phone Number: +1 803-773-5456
Seafood restaurant in Sumter Sc that serves Caolina style fried shrimp, ocean fish both fried and broiled, hush puppies, vegetables. Known mostly to locals who don't mind the 50's style decor. Everything is clean as a whistle, stand in line to give your order, then they bring to you. Basic prices are lowest possible, but the chef knows his seafood.
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