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Venus Pancake House

471 W Palmetto St, Florence, SC 29501-4424
+1 843-669-9977
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good38%
  • Average14%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“lunch” (4 reviews)
“grits” (4 reviews)
“hash browns” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
$$ - $$$
471 W Palmetto St, Florence, SC 29501-4424
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stop in for a delicious breakfast or a homemade lunch - neither will disappoint. Wait staff is friendly and food is superb! Prices and portions can't be beat!

Thank AshFinkSC
Reviewed 9 March 2017

We ordered breakfast. Wife's order came with breakfast potatoes, not hash browns, unless what she got is their interpretation of hash browns. I requested extra butter for my pancakes, and it never arrived. We were eating at between 10 and 10:30 am, and the restaurant...More

Thank TAreviewer_J
Reviewed 27 February 2017

The liver and rice was off the chain. It was great. I love the cabbage and corn bread. This tasted like cornbread not sweet cake. I hate sweet cornbread.

Thank afreshwater9
Reviewed 23 January 2017 via mobile

Waffles and eggs.The best waffles big fluffy inside crispy outside. Egg were scrambled perfectly. Room for improvement with waitresses.

Thank Janel S
Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

This place used to have decent food served in a timely manner. "Used to" is the words to follow. We had 4 of us come in for breakfast this morning. The place was not crowded at all. It seems like the waitress had more than...More

1  Thank Bud S
Reviewed 4 November 2016

Went in a couple of days after hurricane had went through the area. Power was spotty and most places closed. Went in and it wasn't busy but it was 6:00 am. Service was good and breakfast of omelet and potatoes was good. Returned next morning...More

Thank J M
Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

We stopped at Venus after a fun time at the Eastern Carolina Fair about 11pm. Service was great and the food delicious. I had cheesy grits, bacon, sausage, scrambled eggs with cheese toast and coffee. Everything was delicious, especially the grits! Another great meal at...More

Thank TimeToTravel2468
Reviewed 29 July 2016

Wow! This place is fantastic. I love diners, and this one has enough charm. But the prices are amazingly low, and the food is brilliant! The grits were absolutely smashing. All of the food was good. I can't wait to go back and try the...More

Thank Adam T
Reviewed 27 June 2016 via mobile

Underestimated from exterior appearance since established in 1977, Venus is a Florence, SC staple and hands down The Best Breakfast in town, and the entire Pee-Dee Area. Inside the place is clean,warm red and chrome decor,reassuring of better years in our world gone by. Wait...More

Thank Harry B
Reviewed 16 June 2016 via mobile

Me and my family went for lunch and it was pretty good... the fried squash is awesome...my children said the Mac n cheese was excellent. We all had a different meat has well and it's was good..we will be going back. Thanks for a great...More

Thank Michelle J
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Why the owner acts different towards black customers
22 January 2016|
Response from yinoyino |
Because he is a jackass
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Breakfast, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 471 W Palmetto St, Florence, SC 29501-4424
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Florence
  • Phone Number: +1 843-669-9977
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