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10 Best Seafood Restaurants You Have To Try In Myrtle Beach, SC - Updated 2020

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The seafood restaurants in Myrtle Beach, SC are a great option if you are looking for a place to eat. Read on to find out about the best places to sink your teeth into some delicious ocean grub:

One of the best reasons to visit Myrtle Beach is the abundance of fresh seafood. The town sits on 100 kilometers (60 miles) of coastline that contains two of the largest fishing ports on the East Coast. The availability of all of the crab, shrimp, oysters, and fish give diners a ton of options to choose from. Literally, hundreds of restaurants can be found serving up the catch of the day. Whether you are looking for an all-you-can-eat buffet or romantic dinner with an ocean view, you will find it here.

1. The Original Shucker's Raw Bar

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A local favorite is The Original Shucker’s Raw Bar. Shucker’s serves up a traditional surf and turf menu. Diners have a number of choices for fried seafood like the catch of the day, shrimp, and clam strips. Also on the menu are the pub favorites like burgers, nachos, and chicken tenders. Enjoy oyster shooters from the raw bar for 2 USD each, or get raw oysters on the half shell for 14.99 USD a dozen.

The Original Shucker's Raw Bar

Address: 300 N Kings Hwy, 29577 Myrtle Beach, SC

Phone number: (843) 448-6162

Hours of operation: 11:30 am to midnight daily

Website: The Original Shucker’s Raw Bar

2. Bimini's Oyster Bar & Seafood Cafe

Great night for BIMINI'S SEAFOOD, OYSTERS, DECK, MUSIC, FUN & homemade Butter Pecan Cheesecake!!

Posted by Bimini's Oyster Bar and Seafood Cafe on Friday, 15 September 2017

Bimini’s Oyster Bar & Seafood Cafe has been serving up seafood dishes for over 30 years. Start your meal with one of the shellfish choices served on the half shell. If raw is not your thing, try the Monterrey cheese stuffed shrimp or the grilled seafood kabob. Entrees from the grill include tuna wasabi and the Catch of the Day served with fries and cole slaw or rice and vegetables and hush-puppies. Some of the local favorites include the Island Conch Fritters or deviled crab platter.

Bimini's Oyster Bar & Seafood Cafe

Address: 930 Lake Arrowhead Rd, 29572 Myrtle Beach, SC

Phone number: (843) 449-5549

Hours of operation: Sunday to Tuesday 4 to 10 pm, Wednesday and Thursday 3 to 11 pm, Friday and Saturday 12:30 to 11 pm.

Website: Bimini’s Oyster Bar & Seafood Cafe

3. Captain George's Seafood Restaurant

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Captain George’s Seafood Restaurant is an upscale dinner buffet. Be sure to bring along your appetite as the choices found here are staggering. Diners will find seasonal fresh seafood like soft shell blue crabs along with Alaskan snow crab legs, steamed crawfish, oyster Rockefeller, stuffed clams, and blackened Mahi. Be sure to save room for some of their homemade desserts like the raspberry cake or the peach cobbler.

Captain George's Seafood Restaurant

Address: 1401 29th Avenue, 29577 North Myrtle Beach, SC

Phone number: (843) 916-2278

Hours of Operation: Monday - Friday 4 to 8:30 pm, Saturday 3 to 9 pm and Sunday noon to 8 pm.

Website: Captain George’s Seafood Restaurant

4. Mr. Crab Calabash Seafood Buffet


Posted by Mr. Crab Calabash Seafood Buffet on Sunday, 21 June 2015

Mr. Crab Calabash Seafood Buffet offers diners over 100 items to choose from. Besides the fresh seafood, you will find steaks, all your BBQ favorites, and hot and cold dishes. Mr. Crab is one of the few seafood buffets that offers all-you-can-eat lobster. For the picky eaters, they serve up pizza, mac and cheese and every kid’s favorite—chicken tenders and fries. Buffet choices include raw oysters on the half shell, shrimp cocktail, fried calamari, grilled salmon and Alaskan crab legs. Prices start at 27 USD for adults.

Mr. Crab Calabash Seafood Buffet

Address: 610 N Kings Hwy, 29577 Myrtle Beach, SC

Phone number: (843) 945-9248

Hours of operation: Monday - Thursday 3 to 10 pm, Friday 3 to 11 pm, Saturday noon to 11 pm and Sunday noon to 9 pm.

Website: Mr. Crab Calabash Seafood Buffet

5. Mr. Fish Seafood Restaurant

Mr. Fish Seafood Restaurant began as just a fresh seafood market then grew into one of the area’s most popular eateries. Start your meal with an order of their Boom Boom Shrimp, one dozen fried shrimp topped with their spicy house-made mayonnaise. Mr. Fish gives you the option to create your own seafood platter entrees. You can choose from any two items for 18 USD or any three for 20 USD. Choices include oysters, clams, calamari, shrimp, scallops, and fresh fish prepared how you want them—fried, blackened, or sauteed. To go with your meal, Mr. Fish has a full bar with speciality martinis, margaritas, craft brews, and wine.

Mr. Fish Seafood Restaurant

Address: 6401 N Kings Hwy, 29577 Myrtle Beach, SC

Phone number: (843) 839-3474

Hours of operation: Sundays to Thursdays 11 am to 9 pm, Fridays and Saturdays 11 am to 9:30 pm.

Website: Mr. Fish Seafood Restaurant

6. Dirty Don's Oyster Bar & Grill

Dirty Don’s Oyster Bar & Grill serves up seafood and American favorites right on the Boardwalk. Be sure to try a local favorite the Seafood Nachos, tortilla chips with crab, shrimp, cheese, tomatoes, jalapeno peppers, and served with sour cream and salsa. Or the Oyster Salsa, fresh oysters smothered in salsa and Provolone cheese and baked in the oven. House specialties include the Loco Louie’s Shrimp and Grits Burrito, sausage, shrimp, creamy grits, peppers, onions, and cheese rolled up in a flour tortilla and smothered with a special gravy.

Dirty Don's Oyster Bar & Grill

Address: 910 North Ocean Blvd., 29577 Myrtle Beach, SC

Phone number: (843) 448-4881

Hours of operation: Sunday - Thursday 11 am to 10 pm, Friday and Saturday 11 am to 11 pm.

Website: Dirty Don’s Oyster Bar & Grill

7. Rockefeller's Raw Bar

Rockefeller’s Raw Bar is located a short drive up the coast in North Myrtle Beach. Kick back in a comfortable captain’s chair with a cold cocktail and watch as your bartender prepares your meal. If you are new to oysters, try the oyster shooter, one raw oyster with beer, cocktail sauce, horseradish, a jalapeno pepper, and hot sauce, prepared in a shot glass. For the entree, try their famous Chumbo, clam chowder and gumbo mixed together.

Rockefeller's Raw Bar

Address: : 3613 Hwy 17 S, 29582 North Myrtle Beach, SC

Phone number: (843) 361-9677

Hours of operation: 11:30 am to 11 pm daily

Website: Rockefeller’s Raw Bar

8. Wahoo's Raw Bar & Marina

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Posted by Wahoo's Raw Bar & Marina on Tuesday, 24 May 2016

Located in Murrells Inlet, Wahoo’s sits on the Marsh Walk. Enjoy the outdoor patio overlooking the very water where your dinner comes from. Entree selections include the always popular Garibaldi Divine, the fresh catch served blackened and topped with lump crab and toasted almonds with a lemon butter sauce. The Fried Catfish is another favorite, served up with fried okra and tomatoes, peas, and rice, and topped with bacon candy.

Wahoo's Raw Bar & Marina

Address: : 3993 U.S. 17, 29576 Murrells Inlet, SC

Phone number: (843) 357-2084

Hours of operation: 4 pm to midnight daily

Website: Wahoo’s Raw Bar & Marina

9. The Sea Captain's House

Dinner with a view... and what a view it is!

Posted by Sea Captain's House on Wednesday, 21 January 2015

The Sea Captain’s House serves up fresh seafood dishes with a view. Take a break from the heat and pop in for lunch where you can enjoy the delicious Crab Cake Sandwich, a fresh crab cake served on an onion roll, topped with Dijon peppercorn tartar sauce and lettuce and tomato. Be sure to leave some room for their infamous Hummingbird Cake.

The Sea Captain's House

Address: 3002 N Ocean Blvd, 29577 Myrtle Beach, SC

Phone number: (843) 448-8082

Hours of operation: Sundays to Thursdays 7 am to 9 pm, Fridays and Saturdays 7 am to 9:30 pm.

Website: The Sea Captain’s House

10. Pier House Restaurant

Fall is a great time for an Oceanfront Breakfast!

Posted by Second Avenue Pier on Thursday, 10 October 2013

Pier House Restaurant sits on the 2nd Avenue Pier. Before hitting the beach for the day, stop in and grab some breakfast. Watch the sun come up while sipping on that first cup of coffee. Order up the Wahoo Omelet made with three eggs filled with andouille sausage, shrimp, peppers, onions, tomatoes, pepper jack, and cheddar cheese. Or go for the Southern favorite of shrimp and grits.

Pier House Restaurant

Address: 110 N Ocean Blvd, 29577 Myrtle Beach, SC

Phone number: (843) 445-7437

Hours of Operation: 7 am to 9 pm daily

Website: Pier House Restaurant

Eat where the locals eat

Narrowing down all of the seafood restaurants in Myrtle Beach to just 10 is not easy. The best way to know where to eat when you are in a new town is to go where the locals go. All 10 of these restaurants are local favorites and when you try them you will find out why.

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