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Sam Kendall's

1043 Broad St, Camden, SC 29020-4307
+1 803-424-2005
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good28%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (46 reviews)
“scallops” (17 reviews)
“lobster roll” (5 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 AM - 10:00 PMAll hours
American, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1043 Broad St, Camden, SC 29020-4307
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Reviewed 1 week ago

My family & I were back in my hometown last week for a very somber occasion. Since only one of us still lives in the vicinity, we were looking for a gathering place for a large number of people. Based on a wise recommendation, we...More

Thank Kim Y
Jonathan B, Owner at Sam Kendall's, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thanks for the review, Kim! We look forward to serving you again soon.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I went to Sam Kendall's during the Downhome Blues Fest to listen to a blues act. This restaurant is long and narrow, with booths down one side, a bar down the other, and tables in between. The lighting was low. I sat at the bar...More

Thank Explorecreate
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went for dinner and it was like I remembered, soft lighting, cozy booths, excellent service and well prepared food. The stuffed mushrooms were excellent, the special pistachio coated fish delicious, and everyone enjoyed their meals. We had a reservation and I recommend making one.

Thank AnnC576
Jonathan B, Owner at Sam Kendall's, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

This is what we like to hear, Ann! We truly appreciate the review and are lucky to have you return.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nice place to visit when passing through. The spinach dip is marvellous. We all had a good dinner with good service. Good to see teamwork with employees.

Thank Janice G
Jonathan B, Owner at Sam Kendall's, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for the review, Janice! We look forward to serving you again in the future.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

When you dine at Sam Kendall's, you will experience great service and great food. You may want to make a reservation due to the popularity of the restaurant and if going on the weekend. They have different type of food,but, we like the steaks. I...More

Thank V7722MSpaulh
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We were in a business trip in Sumter SC and one my Italian colleagues told us if we wanted to go through Camden on our way back to Ashville NC because there was a restaurant where he ate the best burger in August. We said...More

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Jonathan B, Manager at Sam Kendall's, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you very much! We hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 6 December 2017

We visited with 2 friends,and the restaurant was almost empty. The service was very good,but the meat loaf special wasn't very "special".The lobster roll was good,as were the fish and chips.Atmosphere was lacking due to the sparse number of customers.

Thank mandyradin
Jonathan B, Owner at Sam Kendall's, responded to this reviewResponded 12 December 2017

Our customers feedback is extremely important to us and we appreciate your honest feedback. We will be sure to share this information with our staff in order to better serve you and others in the future.

Reviewed 30 November 2017

Cosmo with pomegranate liquor was very different (and delicious) and the 'Back 9'was a great take on sweet tea. Scallops were as tasty as any I've had in Normandy or Nova Scotia! The seafood pasta was perfectly prepared and there was plenty of lobster! A...More

Thank Jeff M
Jonathan B, Owner at Sam Kendall's, responded to this reviewResponded 12 December 2017

Wow! Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback with us, Jeff. We hope this means we will be seeing more of you in the future.

Reviewed 12 November 2017 via mobile

My husband and I had dinner last night at Sam kendalls, its was simply amazing! I had the the seared scallops, and he had the fried shrimp! Both entrees were delicious! Service was amazing as well, Renee went above and beyond to make our experience...More

Thank julie3988
Jonathan B, Owner at Sam Kendall's, responded to this reviewResponded 12 December 2017

This is what we like to hear, Julie! We look forward to serving you and your husband again in the future and creating many more memories with you both.

Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

My steak was well prepared and delicious tasting. Service was spot on and exceeded my expectations. Desert was a pleasant surprise and very satisfying. Could use a little more lighting inside main dining room. There is ample parking in rear of restaurant if the frontage...More

Thank ccforklift
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Lunch begins at 11:30am Monday - Saturday Dinner begins at 4:00pm Monday - Saturday Closed on Sundays
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$20
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1043 Broad St, Camden, SC 29020-4307
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Camden
  • Phone Number: +1 803-424-2005
  • E-mail
Come experience Camden's most unique dining experience. Enjoy excellent American contemporary cuisine in an atmosphere of casual sophistication. We proudly feature over 80 wine offerings; we also have a full service bar featuring the finest spirits, and over thirty beers available either on tap or in the bottle. The chef’s feature daily seafood offerings as well as the chef’s daily grill special.
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