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“4th Attempt”
Review of The Lettered Olive

The Lettered Olive
Ranked #21 of 34 Restaurants in Isle of Palms
Cuisines: Seafood
Dining options: Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Reservations
Reviewed 13 July 2015 via mobile

In past years LO has been much better. We had just gotten to wild Dunes and didn't want to get back in the car so we decided on the Lettered Olive. We had the sea food buffet and a pizza. The only edible seafood was the steamed shrimp. All the other seafood was fishy and seemed reheated. The flatbread pizza appeared and tasted previously frozen. We all left hungry and disappointed. Not sure we will venture in ever again!!

Thank Kim F
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Reviewed 7 July 2015

We stopped in to have a drink for happy hour and stayed to eat because the staff was so friendly and welcoming and the menu was just right for a light meal. We even discovered what a lettered olive and were given some by the bartender and wait staff. You'll have to go to find out for yourself: > )

Thank Paul H
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Reviewed 7 July 2015

We went on Low Country BBQ night. The food was pretty good for a buffet. Pulled pork was good, succotash was excellent, catfish was dry. Bottom line, was what we expected...wholly average. The LO changed from plated dining to buffet since we were last there 2 years ago. Good thing because they were completely overwhelmed with plated seating. While no fault of the restaurant, they seated next to two couples that had their four kids (all under 7) seated at a nearby table. The parents were ignoring the little darlings dancing around the table, yelling and simple acting inappropriately EVEN FOR THEIR AGE. Parents take note - this is NOT OK. Good opportunity to put your drinks down and parent your children. Even our teens remarked how poorly behaved these kids were. Perhaps the restaurant should have stepped in.

Thank C R B
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Reviewed 21 June 2015 via mobile

While staying in isle of palms for 3 weeks we frequented this restaurant. There's a different dinner buffet every night and they are all excellent. Friendly service. Our waiter Matthew should be recognized for his great service. Excellent choice for children. About 90.00 for a family of 5. Includes dessert. All you can eat and lots of varied options. Seafood night, steak night, Italian night, southern, and a few more I can't remember. Can't wait to eat here again

Thank acohen76
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Reviewed 26 May 2015 via mobile

Watched like hawks!!!. Felt like you could not even look up with out someone loooking at you! Made you feel super uneasy!! Could not enjoy!! Food was awful! What ever you do don't waste your $!!

Thank EmKoz
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