Check out these top 10 buffets in Myrtle Beach
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Best Buffet Restaurants in Myrtle Beach

December 5, 2016

Whether you’re super hungry or you love variety in your meal, buffet restaurants are a great choice for you. Myrtle Beach is no stranger to buffets; from seafood to buffets to restaurants boasting a large selection of Southern cuisine, and more, there are buffets in Myrtle Beach that will cater to anyone’s taste buds.

In the 2016 Myrtle Beach Awards (also known as the Beachies), our fans voted for their favorite buffets. Here are the top 10 best buffet restaurants in Myrtle Beach according to the results:

Crabby Mike’s

290 Highway 17 North, Surfside Beach, SC 29575
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In the mood for seafood? Then head over to Crabby Mike’s for a nearly endless seafood buffet. The buffet at Crabby Mike’s features a Hot Bar, Cold Bar, Salad Bar, Soup Bar, Fruit & Dessert Bar, and more. Popular items here include She Crab Soup, Seafood Lobster Bisque, Large Alaska Snow Crab Legs, Beef Tenderloin, Fried Seafood, Crab Cakes, Seafood Jumbalaya, Baked Chicken, Wings, Pulled BBQ Pork, and much, much more.

Captain George’s

1401 29th Avenue North, Myrtle Beach, SC 29577

Captain George’s restaurant is hard to miss while you’re driving down the road; the exterior of this favorite eatery is painted a bright turquoise color that is fun and welcoming. Locals and visitors to the Myrtle Beach area flock to this seafood buffet to indulge in an array of buffet items like Alaskan Snow Crab Legs, Steamed Seafood (shrimp, clams, mussels, crawfish) Blackened Mahi, Fried Seafood (oysters, scallops, shrimp, cod), Stuffed Clams, Oysters Rockefeller, Prime Rib, Pork BBQ Ribs, Chicken, and much more. Plus, don’t forget to finish off your meal with one of the tasty desserts from the dessert buffet!

The Original Benjamin’s Calabash Seafood

9593 North Kings Highway, Myrtle Beach, SC 29572
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Original Benjamin’s Calabash is not only known for their great buffet, but they’re also known for their unique atmosphere. This family-friendly restaurant houses tons of interesting nautical antiques, mounted sea creatures, scale ship models, and more. Take a look at the cool décor before heading to the 170-item seafood buffet featuring fresh local seafood, a crab bar, pasta station, carving station, an in-house bakery –the list goes on and on.

Bennett's Calabash Seafood Buffet

Bennett's Calabash Seafood Buffet

Known for serving golden fried Calabash-style seafood, Bennett’s Calabash is a top buffet choice for those looking to feast on a myriad of seafood. This all-you-can-eat buffet offers Crab Legs, Fried Seafood, Broiled Seafood, Baked Seafood, Steamed Oysters, a Raw Bar, Prime Rib, BBQ Pork Ribs, BBQ Pulled Pork, Pot Roast, Country Food, Soups and Salads, and Delicious Desserts.

Mammy’s Kitchen

1010 North Kings Highway, Myrtle Beach, SC 29577
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Since 1953, Mammy’s Kitchen has been serving delicious homemade food to those in Myrtle Beach. More often than not, if you’re driving by this restaurant in the morning, you’ll see a line out the door for Mammy’s Kitchen’s famous breakfast buffet. For a reasonable price, guests can indulge in the breakfast buffet, which includes items such as Eggs, Grits, Bacon, Biscuits & Gravy, Fresh Fruit, Corned Beef Hash, Sausage, Pancakes, and more.

Angelo’s Steaks & Pasta

2311 South Kings Highway, Myrtle Beach, SC 29577

Sure, you can go to a seafood buffet or a country buffet, but what if you’re in the mood for Italian cuisine? Angelo’s Steak & Pasta in Myrtle Beach offers a lunch buffet (Saturday & Sunday only) as well as a daily Earlybird Buffet. The Italian buffet includes a sampling of your favorite Italian dishes served on a platter. Choices include: Lasagna, Spaghetti, Chicken Cacciatore, Tortellini Alfredo, Italian Sausage, Meatballs, Italian Green Beans, Meat Ravioli, Cheese Ravioli, Cheese Ravioli, Stuffed Shells, Sliced Pizza, and the Chef’s Special.

Captain Benjamin’s Calabash Seafood

Captain Benjamin’s Calabash Seafood

Enjoy a plethora of seafood from the buffet at Captain Benjamin’s Calabash Seafood.  In addition to seafood, Captain Benjamin’s offers other options on their buffet menu to cater to everyone in your family or group. Guests can feast on items such as Crab Legs, Blue Crab, Stuffed Crab, White Clams, Black Mussels, Shrimp Scampi, Tilapia, Scallops, Calamari, Baked Potatoes, Teriyaki Chicken, Steak, Chicken Wings, Hush Puppies, Stuffed Mushrooms, and more. One thing’s for sure; you won’t leave here feeling hungry!

Giant Crab

9597 North Kings Highway, Myrtle Beach, SC 29572
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Giant Crab on Restaurant Row in Myrtle Beach is easily recognizable, as their mascot, Tommy Crab, is perched on top of their entrance, welcoming guests to come enjoy an all-you-can eat 170 item buffet. In addition to a Steamed & Raw Seafood Bar, Giant Crab boasts a variety of Soups, Breads, a Carving & Pasta Station, a Deluxe Salad Bar, Hibachi Grill, a Hot Food Bar, a Kid’s Buffet, and tons of Scrumptious Desserts.

Simply Southern Smokehouse

1913 Mr. Joe White Ave, Myrtle Beach, SC 29577

Get your fill of homemade BBQ and Country food at Simply Southern Smokehouse in Myrtle Beach. This buffet is usually always busy, as it has become a favorite spot for locals and visitors to the area. Simply Southern is open for lunch and dinner, and their buffet includes mouthwatering items like Carolina-style BBQ, Fried Chicken, Barbecue Chicken, Chicken Bog, Chicken and Dumplings, Sweet Potatoes, Corn, Green Beans, Collards, Biscuits, Pickled Okra, and more. Plus, if you get there after 5 p.m., you can enjoy creamy Macaroni and Cheese and tasty Ribs.

Magnolia’s at 26th is located on Ocean Boulevard, and this casual eatery is known for their fantastic buffet. Magnolia’s offers a Weekday Breakfast Buffet, a Weekday Lunch Buffet, a Saturday Brunch Buffet, a Sunday Brunch Buffet, and a Daily Dinner Buffet. Magnolia fans flock here for their delicious and comforting Southern food like Fried Chicken, Meatloaf, Mashed Potatoes, Chicken Bog, and more.


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