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Palmetto Seafood

2200 Gervais St, Columbia, SC 29204-1808
+1 803-254-2503
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good20%
  • Average13%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible6%
3 Jan 2018
“Seafood at its best!”
27 Jun 2017
“Reliable source of fresh seafood ”
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10:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m. Hours
$$ - $$$
2200 Gervais St, Columbia, SC 29204-1808
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Reviewed 3 January 2018 via mobile

We visited and we dined! Having a taste for seafood we stopped in on a familiar little establishment that has made changes but not in the food. You can expect fresh fish of various kind, shrimp in various sizes, oysters, clams, crabs etc. some fried...More

Thank sister2019
Reviewed 27 June 2017 via mobile

This is the best spot to purchase fresh seafood if you are preparing a dish at home. They also offer a fine selection of deep fried dishes including tilapia, catfish, shrimp, clams, scallops and many other items cooked to order for takeaway. Very friendly and...More

Thank Louis D
Reviewed 22 April 2017

We always stop at Palmetto Seafood when we stop in South Carolina to visit family. We have nevr been disappointed by the food or the hospitality offered by the employess of this establishment. Coming from the north east we really feel the quality and quantity...More

Thank Ed O
Reviewed 20 April 2017 via mobile

I ordered the calamari by phone for me to pick up. Did I want it cooked? Yes. I was in a hurry too, is why I called it in. When I went to pick it up, it took a while to be waited on but...More

Thank MizTerry
Reviewed 18 November 2016 via mobile

I have TRIED to eat from this market several times over the last two years because there are minimal options for fresh seafood purchases in Columbia. I have tried their cooked fish which leaves a spoiled fish after taste. On my final and last visit...More

1  Thank NatTheFish
Reviewed 18 July 2016

Great food and service! I have purchased their fried seafood dinners as well as their fresh fish. It is all so good!

Thank urspecialk
Reviewed 8 August 2015

Service was great. Seafood was cooked perfectly. This is not a fine dining establishment. In fact, it's only take-out, but if you want to eat what the locals are eating- this is your place. Freshly caught local seafood at a great price. Would definitely visit...More

Thank Kickin A
Reviewed 13 October 2013

Great place to get fresh seafood. The business is family owned and operated with a very good staff. If you like your seafood fried they will cook it for you, the absolute best tasting seafood in the Columbia area. The seafood market/restaurant is located in...More

Thank Michael P
Reviewed 27 September 2013

Great food buy the staff this day was very unprofessional. This was my first time eating here 09/27/2013 and I must say the cleanliness of the place especially being a seafood place was outstanding. I ordered my good which was fish an shrimp with fries...More

2  Thank Billy H
Reviewed 4 September 2013

The food was fresh and well seasoned. The best fish that I have had in a long time! This place was recommended to us after just visiting the South Carolina Capitol Building. Doesn't look like much on the outside, but the people working there are...More

Thank RodRog65
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Restaurant Details

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  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$20
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Open Hours
10:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2200 Gervais St, Columbia, SC 29204-1808
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Columbia
  • Phone Number: +1 803-254-2503
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