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The Galley

1629 Marina Road, Anderson, SC 29625
+1 864-287-3215
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good24%
  • Average16%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
1629 Marina Road, Anderson, SC 29625
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Wonderful classy restaurant with a great view of one of Lake Hartwell's marinas and the lake itself. Food is excellent and so is the service.

Thank Suzanne P
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Food is excellent and served in a wonderful atmosphere. Beautiful views of the lake. The Galley's shrimp and grits is especially good.

Thank Walter W
Reviewed 5 September 2017

We had not eaten here in a couple of years and was reminded the reason upon being greeted by the hostess. It was a Wednesday night around 4:30 and we did not have reservations. The hostess The hostess seated us at a table for 2...More

Thank Sandi5583
Reviewed 31 August 2017 via mobile

This is the restaurant on the water. I didnt find my meal anything special. It tends to have the older clientele. The restaurant needs to catch up and update.

Thank Sherry S
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

I have been here a couple of times and the one thing that is consistent is the very slow bar service while you are waiting for a table. Sometimes I will get a table (15 minute wait) before I can even order a drink. On...More

Thank stevewise12
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

My first buffet on Easter, was a little disappointing. It was right at the end of it and some of the food was undercooked. It was probably due to restocking to keep up with the crowd. There were beautiful displays of all types of food....More

Thank jillcO8854UC
Reviewed 7 August 2017

It was nice to find a place we could park our boat at and eat, but we were definitely under dressed. The food and drinks were great, the bartender was very nice and had a conversation with us while making our drinks. Lovely outside area....More

Thank kaitlin8899
Reviewed 2 August 2017 via mobile

Made reservations for this evening. We were glad to sit outside as it was a beautiful evening. The view overlooking the lake was so nice. Service was fair at best. 3 cheese shrimp & spinach dip was good. Ordered the filet with asparagus, baked potato...More

Thank Monimoo327
Reviewed 5 June 2017 via mobile

This place has the location and the look. It also has the reputation of being an upscale place. That said, I thought the menu was a bit lacking. I'm home an hour now and something is still tasting terrible in my mouth. They have breaded...More

Thank Joe H
Reviewed 26 May 2017 via mobile

We did not have reservations however were able to be seated close to a window. Thursday evening around 7:00pm Family of four ordered Pan seared pork with gruyere mac n cheese, swordfish and shrimp skewers, pepper jack chicken and appetizer was spinach and shrimp dip...More

Thank Michelle Y
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16 June 2017|
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Response from Janelizabeth1 | Reviewed this property |
I would give them a couple of nights notice.:-)
Jim B
6 July 2015|
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Response from SCParrothead | Reviewed this property |
Many places do not allow sleeveless/tank tops. Not really appropriate but I can see where it could be. Health code issue too.
Jim B
6 July 2015|
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Response from silkandsweettea | Reviewed this property |
Not really. It is nice dining so no bathing suits, cover-ups, etc. and for God's sake, please take off your hat inside! You see folks in general dressed in khaki's, slacks, dress, pantsuit, etc. Families come here for... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Television
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic, Groups, View, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1629 Marina Road, Anderson, SC 29625
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Anderson
  • Phone Number: +1 864-287-3215
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