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Conch Cafe

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1870 N Waccamaw Dr, Garden City Beach, SC 29576-9504
+1 843-651-6556
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11:00 - 22:00
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Mon - Fri 11:00 - 21:00
Sat - Sun 11:00 - 22:00
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North Carolina
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30 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

One of our favorites. Great food with a beautiful view of the ocean. Sometimes it can be a little windy sitting outside but the view makes it worth it. Sandwiches are good. Seafood is great. Cold seafood salads are really good. I like the sampler appetizer. Plenty of food at reasonable prices. And that view! Perfect.

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Thank Chieflawdawg
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25 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Can't beat the ocean front deck for atmosphere. The food stands tall in comparison, haven't had anything disappointing. One of our favorites lunch or dinner.

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Ottawa, Canada
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81 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2016

While staying in Garden City in October, we ate at the Conch Cafe twice - our daughter-in-law's birthday and then later in the month with our daughter. It was breezy on the deck, our favourite spot, for lunch. The tuna dish was a bit overcooked, but the appetizers and drinks were very good. For the dinner, it was a bit... More 

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Tennessee
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48 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

The food is great and the view is amazing. They are right on the beach with a great porch for outdoor seating. Enjoyed a combo seafood platter. The grouper was amazing. Well worth the stop.

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Thank Missy R
Lexington, South Carolina
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55 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

This is one place that I know my wife and I will come back to. The she crap soup is the best. The service was great. The view, the drinks.....I could go on and on.

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Thank Todd R
Bethesda, Maryland
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23 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

We were able to walk to the Conch Cafe from our condo at the Channel Marker. We decided to visit the Conch on a Friday night for prime rib. The main entrance from the parking lot and beach was closed off due to hurricane Matthew. Guest were able to use the ramp to the outdoor seating and walk into the... More 

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Thank Ladybier
Florence, South Carolina
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216 reviews
163 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

Another of our trips to the Conch Cafe, the final for this year since they close for the season. We love this place and today's large seafood platter was the best we have had yet. The fried oysters, shrimp, scallops, and fish were ALL fresh and cooked to perfection. The batter is seasoned just right giving a great flavor to... More 

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Florence, South Carolina
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26 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

Once again we ate at the Conch Cafe on the deck with a view. The seafood is always large servings hot and delicious! The servers are always attentive and friendly! The view is ocean front with a light breeze! Love this place my only regret is on Saturday October 22 they are closing for the season! Wish they were open... More 

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Thank RedhotCandy
Titusville, New Jersey
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81 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

This is a beach lunch at its best. Great creative seafood sandwiches, wonderful tropical drinks and do not forget the she crab soup. Did I mention you are dining on the beach. What more could you possibly ask for. If you are visiting Myrtle Beach don't miss this special spot.

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Thank Debbie B
London, United Kingdom
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32 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016

We love the Conch Cafe - and after 20 years always find time to visit during our stays in SC. We love the location, daily specials (seafood stews are awesome), and the staff. We usually have lunch at the bar - fun for banter and also to receive excellent service from Barb, Barb, and Beth. The crab cakes are authentic... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Bar, Seafood, Pub
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, View, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 21:00
Saturday
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1870 N Waccamaw Dr, Garden City Beach, SC 29576-9504
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Garden City Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 843-651-6556

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?