Hamptons

4.7
792 reviews
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$31 to $50
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American
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  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Special Occasion
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Featuring Regional American Cuisine with an Italian accent, all in a unique and inviting atmosphere. Hamptons combines American Fine Dining with an on-site bakery and market.
Located in the heart of South Carolina in the beautifully restored historic downtown setting of Sumter. Hamptons provides an ideal destination for top shelf business luncheons or relaxation and entertainment.
Executive Chef, Raffaele Dall’Erta, formerly of the Inn at Little Washington by way of Milan -Italy, offers classic weekday lunch menus, evening dinners and a casual menu outside in our Alleyway. ...
When you seek an exceptional dining experience for holiday parties, supper clubs, dinner parties and luncheons, Hamptons is the destination of choice. Let us tell you more about what we can provide.
We look forward to serving you and your guest!




Thank You and Best Regards

The Staff at Hamptons
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
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Cuisines
American, International
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Hours of operation
Lunch: Wednesday - Friday: 11:30am - 2:30pm
Dinner: Wednesday - Saturday: 5:30pm - 9:30pm
Sunday Brunch 11am - 2pm
Rafters Bar : Wednesday - Saturday: 5pm - Until
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Phone number
(803) 774-4400
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Payment options
AMEX, Carte Blanche, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Smart Casual
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Executive chef
Raffaele Dall'Erta
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Private party facilities
Seal the Deal or Celebrate in Style.
Hamptons can accommodate up to 120 guests for private functions. Ideal for business or social gatherings, with the ability to offer special services for any private or corporate event, including wine tastings and seminars, audio-visual presentations, and more..
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Private party contact
Mary Jones: (877) 346-1140
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Catering
Seal the Deal or Celebrate in Style.

Hamptons can accommodate up to 120 guests for private functions in our Main Room off premise events to 600. Ideal for business or social gatherings, with the ability to offer special services for any private or corporate event, including wine tastings and seminars, audio-visual presentations, and more..
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Neighborhood
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Parking details
City lot on west side of building.
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Public transit
Hamptons is happy to arrange for Limo or taxi service with prior notice.
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Entertainment
Live entertainment every Friday night.

See our website for details or check us out on Facebook
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Special events & promotions
There’s always something special going on at Hamptons.
Hamptons is now serving brunch!
Featuring an array of contemporary and classic dishes every Sunday from 11am til 2pm
Reservations accepted for parties of 5 or more

Additional
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Cafe, Chef's Table, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Entertainment, Fireplace, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Wheelchair Access, Wine
What 792 People Are Saying
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5.0Dined on July 13, 2018

Always a nice evening & Raffaele, the Chef, continues to produce fabulous food!

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5.0Dined on July 13, 2018

Truly Sumter's finest! Delicious food and excellent service!

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5.0Dined on July 1, 2018

We found a gem in downtown Sumter! The food was excellent, as was the service! We will be back!

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5.0Dined on June 30, 2018

Four of us dined at Hampton Friday night and we had Striped Bass, Grilled Pork Chop, Rib Eye and Tenderloin. Presentation is amazing, food was absolutely perfect. We all loved what we ordered. Two of us had dessert, Mixed Berry Cobbler with Lemon Ice Cream and Creme Brulee topped with fresh fruit...perfect ending to a perfect meal. Wait staff was great!!!!!!! Highly recommend for any occasion or just to have a great dinner. I have also been there for lunch and it is great also!

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5.0Dined on June 29, 2018

Love this place. Food and ambience are excellent. Can't wait until the outside terrace opens.

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5.0Dined on June 29, 2018

A true five star restaurant the food was the food was very well presented and very tasty.

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5.0Dined on June 22, 2018

Delicious dining and beautiful decor!

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5.0Dined on June 20, 2018

As always the food was excellent. The new location is beautiful. Looking forward to a return visit. Hope to do brunch there very soon.

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5.0Dined on June 17, 2018

We came here for Father’s Day. We really enjoyed the new location, which opened in March. The food and service were excellent. We’ll be back.

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5.0Dined on June 2, 2018

Our family enjoyed dinner in the beautiful new location. The atmosphere in the dining room is very comfortable, fun and perfect for any occasion. Food was excellent, scallops, grouper and ribeye, as well as the service! We also enjoyed an after dinner drink at Rafters, the rooftop bar. An enjoyable evening, we look forward to coming back!

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5.0Dined on May 31, 2018

Hampton's is a beautiful, upscale restaurant in downtown Sumter. We spent our anniversary staying at the Hyatt and strolling downtown before dining at Hampton's. Definitely a tremendous addition to our community. Kudos to the Thompson's for all they have done for Sumter!

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3.0Dined on May 30, 2018

Nothing outstanding. Wait staff either poorly trained or incapable of learning proper nominal service. Comparable to Southern Bistro with better decor. Good prices. 3 star.

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4.0Dined on May 26, 2018

Great new location and the bar upstairs is beautiful. The food is consistently delicious. While the waitstaff is always very nice, the service we experienced during our last two visits hasn’t achieved the same level of quality as the food or the ambiance. Hopefully that turns around!

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5.0Dined on May 17, 2018

Everything was excellent as always. Quiet nice setting. Food outstanding. Service great. Nothing to complain about.

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3.0Dined on May 16, 2018

The new location is very nice and comfortable. The service was unusually poor. Server brought the wrong bottle of wine to the table, food delivery was slow and the bill was wrong. This is not the typical Service provided by Hampton’s.

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4.0Dined on May 12, 2018

Good and service great. A little more noise than optimal but not too bad. This was our first visit since they moved and will be back.

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4.0Dined on May 11, 2018

We visited the Hamptons for a family dinner after graduation at the University of South Carolina. The hostess was incredibly accommodating as I changed the reservation time several times as the ceremony dragged on. Once we arrived, we were seated immediately. We were given a great table in the center of the restaurant and menus were personalized, congratulating my son on his graduation. What a lovely and surprisingly thoughtful touch! The restaurant itself is gorgeous. The tables are spaced far apart, the lighting is flattering and the sound system was unobtrusive. The artwork is stunning.
Once we were seated, things went downhill. There seemed to be a problem with the servers. Someone stopped by several times promising bread soon but it took an hour to arrive. And when it did it was two baguette slices hand delivered to our bread plates. You might think they were doling out gold bars. Our orders were taken and another server stopped by 10 minutes later to take our orders. The restaurant was less than half full so I did not understand the source of confusion. We had been seated for an hour and a half by the time our dinners arrived. By this point, it had been a very long day and I was no longer hungry. I ordered the scallops appetizer as an entree, as did my mother. They were perfectly cooked and delicious. The graduate has the bass, which he loved, my husband had a shrimp and pasta dish and my other son had the chicken. Everyone enjoyed their meal but the service was uneven.

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5.0Dined on April 28, 2018

The Chef is an amazing talent. The GM led an attentive and pleasant staff. A 5 star experience!

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5.0Dined on April 21, 2018

Enjoyed our meal, service took a little longer than previously but everything was good and the waitresses very attentive and provided great service. appreciate the extra servers helping with bread and drinks too.

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5.0Dined on April 21, 2018

This was our first time in the new restaurant. It was fantastic!! The food and service have always been great but tonight it was exceptional! Our favorite waitress, Ashleigh, took great care of us and we can’t wait to go back!! Thanks for a great anniversary celebration!!

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5.0Dined on April 20, 2018

Just what Sumter needed, a beautiful spot for dinner. Dress nice and treat yourself to a lovely meal.

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5.0Dined on April 20, 2018

Dined for my wife's birthday. Blown away by the ambiance, service, and taste of the food. The upstairs bar just knocked it out of the park for us.

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2.0Dined on April 19, 2018

Our group had a terrible experience! I felt as if we were treated as “unworthy” guests. Lots of snarky comments by the staff, empty water glasses, and one of the meals were brought out incorrect. We asked about having dessert and the comment made to us was “all the chef will be able to offer...”. I feel that was an inappropriate way to describe something to your customer. We also asked about having some bread before our dinner and were told “well you will have to pay for it”. Did we seem like we would not be able to? We were a very well dressed, well mannered group. Overall, I felt very unwelcome in this restaurant and our service was sub par. We will take our money elsewhere next time.

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5.0Dined on April 15, 2018

We had brunch at 12 on a Sunday. The dining room is elegant and bright. Table and chairs were very comfortable. The food was perfect. The orders were all correct, and the service was on point. I would highly recommend Hampton's for Brunch or dinner!

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5.0Dined on April 13, 2018

Another great experience. Service was great, food excellent and the restaurant is magnificent. Hard to believe it is in Sumter

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5.0Dined on April 13, 2018

Love the new location!

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5.0Dined on April 4, 2018

Excellent!! This could easily be a top restaurant on upper King in Charleston.

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2.0Dined on February 22, 2018

Excellent as always

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5.0Dined on February 18, 2018

Hamptons is a wonderful restaurant that never disappoints.

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5.0Dined on February 17, 2018

I have been all around the world and I am totally satisfied and surprised to find a great place to dine out locally. The experience really made my night. Thanks !!

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5.0Dined on February 10, 2018

Great creative food . Service was exceptional.

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5.0Dined on January 21, 2018

Thoroughly enjoyed our brunch at Hampton's after church on Sunday. Lot's of creative options to choose from on the brunch menu. I had the sausage and crawfish gumbo and the brisket hash, both were delicious!

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5.0Dined on January 20, 2018

Great dinner and excellent dessert options - definitely worth the time and effort to go to Hampton’s.

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5.0Dined on January 20, 2018

As usual did not disappoint! Service and food were excellent!

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5.0Dined on January 19, 2018

An absolutely wonderful dining experience! The service was exceptional and our meals were outstanding! We were celebrating my husbands birthday, they made it extra special with a personalized happy birthday message on our menus, and a visit by the chef. Thank you Hamptons for a very special evening.

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5.0Dined on January 12, 2018

We invited friends to dine with us that have not been to Sumter's downtown in 13 years. They were astonished with the changes and quickly fell in love with Hamptons. They continuously complimented on the quality of the food, from the perfect prime rib to the light and delightful Carolina shrimp with pasta. Our friends commented " it's well worth the drive from Charlotte ".

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5.0Dined on December 24, 2017

Nice brunch and attentive service. Really enjoyed the meal. Only issue was table was under a vent and we were a bit cold.

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5.0Dined on December 22, 2017

Always a superb meal in a great atmosphere. Never disappointed!

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5.0Dined on December 16, 2017

The service was outstanding, the birthday message on the menu was great.

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5.0Dined on December 15, 2017

Excellent food, excellent service. Fried oyster appetizer was incredible. Try the Maine lobster with ravioli appetizer and the ribeye for entree.

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