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Captain Dave's Dockside Restaurant

On the Waterfront, 4307, Murrells Inlet, SC 29576
+1 843-651-5850
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good26%
  • Average9%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible3%
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“brunch” (12 reviews)
“hush puppies” (59 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
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On the Waterfront, 4307, Murrells Inlet, SC 29576
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We should have known when the other restaurants had a 1-2 hour wait and this one had none, but we were starving so we figured we would give it a try. Terrible idea. Appetizers were ok and about the only thing decent we had. Service...More

Thank Nicole P
Deborah O, Owner at Captain Dave's Dockside Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

I am very sorry about the bad experience that you had with us recently. I would like to know the waiters name if you remember or at least a description. Also what day and date you were here. This information is needed in order to...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Was not busy and we got immediately seated when there was a wait every else. Realized why when j saw the prices on the menu. Waiter was very friendly and service was relatively fast. The hus puppies with homemade raspberry butter was amazing. Unfortunately that...More

Thank ashleybedgell
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Enjoyed top notch service and good seafood. The salad bar was very fresh and there were a lot of options available. Restaurant provides beautiful views of the water. Wish they had more seafood choices such as soft shell crab or deviled crab.

2  Thank lworley71
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We always eat at Bubbas Love Shack on the back of Copt. Dave's. This year they stopped table service there so we switched to Capt Dave's. Our servier was rude, inept, slow and confused. The menu was not nearly as extensive as Bubba's. We were...More

1  Thank indbob
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We usually eat at the casual side (Bubba's Love Shack) of this establishment, but it had discontinued table service and no longer accepted reservations. The service in the main dining room was terrible--the waitress was rude, responded to requests with exasperation, and it took forever...More

Thank Sheila K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We ordered the seafood platter and a calimari appetizer, with black bean side dish. The calimari came cold and clumped together, the black bean side dish was ordered without onions but came loaded with scaling (which are basically onions shaped differently, same onion taste) and...More

Thank Jay B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We really enjoyed the seafood pasta and shrimp and grits. Nice view and food service too. Had a couple for creative cocktails that were refreshing.

2  Thank scottstraveler
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

As a resident, I have had opportunity to eat at just about every restaurant on the MarshWalk. "Dave's Dockside" is truly the place you end up at when there are no reservations available any where else. The decor is from an interior design catalog, occupying...More

3  Thank Billy K
Reviewed 14 July 2017

This past sunday, my husband and myself celebrated the morning of our anniversary by coming to Dave's Dockside restaurant for brunch. Where do I begin. Having one of the best views of the marsh, we started with drinks. I love my mimosa's & he loves...More

2  Thank Steve H
Reviewed 12 July 2017

My family of 6 visited Captain Dave's Dockside Restaurant recently for lunch while traveling to Brookgreen Gardens based on Trip Advisor reviews. Trip Advisor did not lead us astray. We started off with the Southern Pimento Cheese appetizer. The bread is tastey enough to eat...More

2  Thank Gerie K
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$17 - US$32
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, View, Business meetings, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
10:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:30
11:30 - 14:30
11:30 - 14:30
11:30 - 14:30
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: On the Waterfront, 4307, Murrells Inlet, SC 29576
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Murrells Inlet
  • Phone Number: +1 843-651-5850
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