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Sara J's Seafood Restaurant

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314 Atlantic Ave, Murrells Inlet, SC 29576-8101
+1 843-651-1657
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North Carolina
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30 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Fried seafood at its best. Fried but not greasy. Nice views of the sound with indoor and outdoor dining. They now have call ahead ordering and curbside pick up for to go orders. A great place for casual seafood dining.

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Thank Chieflawdawg
Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Family and I have been going here for years. For some reason the last summer or two the food quality just hasn't been the same. We always stay in garden city and used to would eat here a couple times a week. Now we just go ahead and drive into the inlet. We kept going just thinking it was what... More 

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Chase A, Manager at Sara J's Seafood Restaurant, responded to this review

I hate to hear that your dinning experience has not been up to par. We have same management in the front of the house and in the kitchen. We want to make everyone enjoy Sara J's food and friendly staff. Please on your next visit ask for Chase I would like to make your next visit a great one. Thanks... More 

Bentleyville, Pennsylvania
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6 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016

We really enjoyed going to Sara J's. Menu has good selections, food was always done as ordered. Service was always wonderful. Unfortunately, our trip was cut short in 2016, and we did not get a chance to stop there but we have visited Sara J's over the years.

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Wheeling, West Virginia
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30 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2016

The food is wonderful, the staff is so friendly. And, at the end of November, we were able to eat on the balcony which was closed in enough to keep the chill out so we got to enjoy a beautiful view. Highly recommend it for the both food and the service. Definitely will be back there when we visit again.

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Thank Mommy515
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

Just....no. Cheese grits off flavor. Asked for refund and they only took $3 off total bill. Way too overpriced for the small amount you get.

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Patriot
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

One of the most wonderful seafood eaterys in the Garden City area to go for the great food and view of the inland water creek.

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016

Great dish at Sara J's. seafood platter is also wonderful there. Great view. Really worth the visit. A must place to eat!!!

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Kingsport, Tennessee
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129 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016

Our first time at Sara J's in a decade and we again delighted with the delicious food. The Early bird menu, prices, and portion size were just right. We loved their fried shrimp and fish. The cheesy grits and cole slaw were outstanding. Add a friendly server and a waterfront location and you have a winning culinary experience.

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Virginia Beach, Virginia
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36 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016

Ordered the sauteed scallops and shrimp. Shrimp was about the size of a nickle. Service was a little slow, but the waitress was nice. The mahi mahi would have been the better choice.

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SC
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183 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

We dined here our first night at the beach. I wanted a fried seafood plate and got a good one! Menu was varied. The shrimp cocktail looked great. We intended to return for that alone, but they are not opened for lunch. Even though it is off season, the restaurant was full, most seniors and a few large group of... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Seafood
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Groups, View, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 314 Atlantic Ave, Murrells Inlet, SC 29576-8101
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Murrells Inlet
  • Phone Number: +1 843-651-1657

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