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Sam Kendall's

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1043 Broad St, Camden, SC 29020-4307
+1 803-424-2005
11:30 - 22:00
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Mon - Thu 11:30 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 23:00
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37 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We visited Sam kendalls in Hartsville SC. It's evidently not on trip advisor yet. But anyway same one but new in hartsville. Oh my word!!! Best place for steak, seafood and pasta. We drove from Florence, although Florence has all the clicky restaurants and hang out and drink places... nobodies food compares to this place. It is excellent, we will... More 

Thank Beth R
Kershaw, South Carolina
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103 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is Camden's most upscale restaurant . Its pricey but the food is good . Parking is a problem because their front entrance is right on Broad St . and its very hard to find parking . There is parking in a lot behind the place . They are now open for lunch which has not always been the case.... More 

Thank Cindy K
Camden, South Carolina
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2017

Great menu and atmosphere. The staff could be a little more friendly but it will be worth your time to visit and try their selections.

Thank drumbum61
Durham, North Carolina
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74 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2017

A friend had recommended this restaurant some time ago and I am most glad I had a chance to sample their cuisine. Having roots of my own in New England I embraced the opportunity to partake of a lobster roll and was surprised to find one in the midlands of South Carolina that was equal to any that I have... More 

1 Thank Orange_Products
Jonathan B, Owner at Sam Kendall's, responded to this review

We're so pleased to hear that you dined with us after receiving a recommendation from a friend! We truly appreciate your patronage and hope to serve you again in the future if you are ever in the area. More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2017 via mobile

We stopped here on our way through Camden. We were pleasantly surprised by the warm atmosphere and professional service we received. The soup of the day-tomato crab bisque was outstanding with a good portion of crab meat. The hamburger was delicious- the meat was lighter and more flavorful than most-on a freshly baked bun. The fresh French fries were addictive.... More 

Thank Nancy M
Jonathan B, Owner at Sam Kendall's, responded to this review

Thank you for the recommendation, Nancy! And thank you for stopping by and dining with us. We are so pleased to hear that everything was to your liking and hope to see you again soon. More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017

My wife and I went with many friends(over 20 of us). I don't know if it was the size of the group or that I had heard many great things about Sam Kendall's, but I left slightly disappointed. We began with appetizers, Red Hot Shrimp and Crispy Calamari. The appetizers were served slightly cold and perhaps that was due to... More 

1 Thank George B
Jonathan B, Owner at Sam Kendall's, responded to this review

Although we're terribly disappointed to read about your recent experience, George, we thank you for taking the time out of your day to share your candid feedback with us. We strive to impress all of our guests with a wide variety of great tasting food, and are very sorry to hear that we didn't meet your expectations. We'll be sure... More 

Waxhaw, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

We were told of the Steaks that Sam Kendall's was known for . But we tried the planked Salmon and are pleased to pass on this hidden gem and the awesome food to be the experienced when dining here !

Thank DaveSting R
Jonathan B, Owner at Sam Kendall's, responded to this review

This is what we like to hear, Dave! Be sure to come back and see us. More 

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11 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

Awesome service and great food! Always something new to try and the same oldies we have learned to count on.

Thank Tammy C
Jonathan B, Owner at Sam Kendall's, responded to this review

We appreciate the kind words, Tammy. Additionally, thank you for your continued patronage. We look forward to serving you again soon. More 

Charlotte, NC
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435 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017

We visit Camden regularly to spend holidays with my in-laws or visit our family's lake house. While Sam Kendall's has been open a while, we've never managed to get there. Meanwhile, back on the farm, most of the rest of the dining establishments there are on the average or lower end. We finally visited and actually ate a late lunch... More 

Thank 2BEis2SKI
Statesville NC
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70 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 December 2016

We went for lunch on a cold, blustery day. My husband had a burger and fries, and I had the crab cake sandwich. The restaurant was busy, and it took a while to get our food, but the crab cake was truly memorable. There was very little filler; it was almost all crab, and tasted very fresh. I don't usually... More 

Thank Dmize
Jonathan B, Owner at Sam Kendall's, responded to this review

We truly appreciate your patience. We will be sure to share this great feedback with our team and look forward to serving you again in the future. More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$15 - US$20
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Television, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
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
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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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?