Myrtle Beach, S.C.

Captain Benjamin’s Calabash Seafood

 5.0 Avg. rating based on 6 reviews

401 S Kings Hwy, Myrtle Beach, SC 29577   
(843) 626-9354

About Captain Benjamin’s Calabash Seafood

Located in the heart of Myrtle Beach is a fan favorite for fresh and plentiful seafood at Captain Benjamin’s Calabash Seafood Buffet. Captain Benjamin’s has been serving up authentic Calabash-style seafood since the 1980s. 

Captain Benjamin’s Food

Good food and lots of it; that’s what keeps them coming back for more at Captain Benjamin’s. Featuring more than 200 items, the restaurant offers a wide variety of menu options from the land and sea. Start out with a cup of clam chowder, or dig right in to the Alaskan snow crab legs. There’s no right way to enjoy the expansive buffet! You’ll find the authentic Calabash-style seafood (lightly breaded and fried) on the Calabash bar and plenty of other seafood options like mussels, tilapia, shrimp scampi, and stuffed crab on the seafood buffet. Land food lovers can choose from teriyaki chicken, fried chicken, rib-eye steak and more! Sides include sweet potatoes, baked potatoes, hush puppies, a variety of veggies and more. Save room for a trip to the dessert bar at the end of your meal. 

Captain Benjamin’s Atmosphere

Captain Benjamin’s is within walking distance from Family Kingdom right in the heart of Myrtle Beach. The interior is spacious with nautical decor throughout. Wait times can vary depending on the season, which is typical of all seafood buffets in the area. 

User Reviews
Captain Benjamin’s Calabash Seafood Reviews

See what 6 users said about Captain Benjamin’s Calabash Seafood:


Avg. rating based on 6 reviews

  • Weekend at Myrtle Beach

    This place has been one of the nicest buffets I've ever been to. The food, the servers and the restaurant itself are all fantastic. The food was kept stocked (even the crab legs), and the desserts were over the top. You might pay a few bucks more but in my opinion it's well worth it. You can find a $5 off coupon in the discount books available everywhere. My family and I highly recommend this restaurant.

    David Lewandowski user


    Did CARRY-OUT from the Original Calabash and it was a GREAT experience. I checked the other Calabash restaurants for carry out. They all gave you one large box to fill and a smaller one for "dessert" for the SAME price as if you went in and had ALL you can eat.. WELL, The Original Benjamins gives you THREE Large Boxes - one at a time - to fill AND a small one for "Dessert" or whatever. They also give you a small container of Hushpoopies that are to die for as well as coctail sauce, honey butter, terter sauce, etc. Their Price is the same as if you did the buffet. Great deal. SO for CARRY-OUR do the Original Benjamin's - you get your money's worth. AND on top of that the ladies are FANTASTIC at the register. Couldn't ask for a friendlier reception. Oh yes, very conscious of Social DIstancing and cleanliness and COVID.


  • great restaurant

    The Original Benjamin's is amazing. They have the best crab legs. It's pretty much all that I eat. I come here twice a yr and have never had a bad experience.

    Kelly user

  • The best crab legs

    We've been going to Benjamin's for over 27 yrs. Never, ever had a bad meal. Wide variety of food. Crab legs are perfectly cooked. The desserts are delicious. User
    Cindy H user

  • excellent variety seafood

    My sister takes me to Original Captain Benjamins for my birthday in August. They have great Crab Legs and other variety of seafood. Different types of desserts to choose from. The staff has been great every time we have been. Getting coupons helps with the prices. Good location at Myrtle Beach

    Mary Gilbert Cameron user

What to Know

Here's the info you need to know before you go:


  • Monday-Thursday: 2:00 pm to 10:30 pm
  • Friday: 2:00 pm to 11:00 pm
  • Saturday: 12:00 pm to 11:00 pm
  • Sunday: 12:00 pm to 10:30 pm

*All hours are subject to seasonality and changes. Please click here to visit this business' website for complete details on hours of operation.


(843) 626-9354

Call the number above or visit the website for more details.

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