Top 10 Seafood Restaurants in Myrtle Beach
Seafood is THE staple food item in Myrtle Beach. Visitors from far and wide trek to Myrtle Beach just to behold the endless amounts of seafood restaurants that the Grand Strand has to offer. From jumbo shrimp to scallops and mahi-mahi to mussels, what ever your sea-faring appetite desires will surely be satisfied when you visit one of these top Myrtle Beach seafood restaurants chosen by our fans in the annual Beachies awards.
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The Chesapeake House, family owned and operated in Myrtle Beach for more than 40 years, serves up fresh local seafood and baked goods. Specialties include Lobster Pie and Chesapeake Baked Flounder. All dishes are served with a bread basket that includes warm fresh-baked cinnamon rolls, yeast rolls and hushpuppies.
A nationwide chain with three area locations, Bonefish Grill is a popular choice for seafood on the Grand Strand. The wood-fired specialties include your choice of fish topped with one of five signature sauces. For the non-seafood lovers in your group, Bonefish also serves wood-fired steaks and pork chops along with a variety of starters and salads.
Sea Captain’s House
Sea Captain’s House Restaurant is consistently voted Best of the Beach” for seafood restaurant and fine dining restaurant. Take a quick glance at the menu and the views and you’ll understand why. The restaurant serves breakfast, lunch and dinner specialties like a Seafare omelette with fresh crab meat, shrimp, mushrooms and Monterey Jack cheese; She Crab Soup; Low Country Crab Casserole and Pan Seared Sea Scallops- all accompanied by a beautiful ocean view.
Drunken Jack’s Restaurant
Drunken Jack’s Restaurant and Lounge is a wildly popular restaurant located on the Murrells Inlet Marsh Walk. They feature lunch, dinner, appetizers and a happy hour menu. Favorite menu items include bacon wrapped scallops, seafood platters, local grouper, soft shell crabs, baked stuffed flounder and steak Neptune. The restaurant has an extensive selection of grilled items for meat-eaters too. The lounge offers live entertainment- perfect for busy evenings along the Marsh Walk.
Bimini’s Oyster Bar
Bimini’s Oyster Bar is a local hangout that offers deliciously fresh seafood in a no-frills atmosphere. Grab a cold drink, sit back, and dig into your favorite seafood dishes. The menu here includes selections such as steampots, shellfish, grilled fish, steaks, surf & turf, and more. They also have a kid’s menu for the little ones who may not be fans of seafood.
Joe’s Crab Shack
Joe’s Crab Shack has two convenient locations on the Grand Strand and as their name states, crab legs are the main meals served up. Take your pick from King Crab, Dungeness Crab or Snow Crab in steampots, buckets or platters. They also offer lobster, shrimp, fish, crawfish and clams in addition to steak, burgers, starters and desserts. Visit them at Broadway at the Beach in Myrtle Beach or Barefoot Landing in North Myrtle Beach.
Flying Fish Public Market and Grill
Located at Barefoot Landing in North Myrtle Beach, Flying Fish Public Market and Grill delights seafood fans with a fish market full of fresh selections that can be prepared either Cajun Style, Signature Preparation (coated with cornmeal and sauteed), Fire-Grilled, or Hooked (topped with Cajun Popcorn Shrimp). Sandwiches, ribs, and chicken options are available as well.
Crab Catchers on the Waterfront
Grab a meal and enjoy scenic waterfront views at Crab Catchers in Little River! Start your meal off with an appetizer such as Gator Bites or Conch Fritters before moving on to something else to fill your belly. Diners here will enjoy a large selection of seafood like steamed shrimp & crab legs, scallop sandwich, oyster sandwich, crab cakes, seafood platters, soft shell crab, and tons more! Plus, enjoy items from the grill such as a cheeseburger or a pork rib eye sandwich.
Dead Dog Saloon
Located on the Murrells Inlet MarshWalk, Dead Dog Saloon is a hot spot to get fresh seafood, have a cold drink, and hear some live music. The menu at Dead Dog Saloon is quite diverse, including tons of seafood options to choose from. Begin your meal with Cajun Fish Bites, Crab Cakes, Peel & Eat Shrimp, Blue Crab Nachos, or another appetizer, and then dig into an entree! Try out the Po’Boy, Shrimp & Grits, Jambalaya, Thai Curried Veggies with Scallops, fried seafood, steam pots, and more.
The Flamingo Grill in Myrtle Beach is recognized for its fine dining atmosphere and delicious entrees. While the menu here isn’t entirely seafood-centric, there are plenty of seafood options to satisfy your craving. Choose from appetizers like She Crab Soup, Grilled Lemon Pepper Shrimp, Fried Cajun Oysters, Fried Shrimp, and more, as well as a variety of entrees. Entree options include Lowcountry Crab Cakes, Crab Cakes & Cajun Shrimp, Pan-Seared Peppercorn Tuna, Fried Lobster Bites, Flounder Cagney, and a few surf & turf options. There is also a selection of lobster and grilled fish available.