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Bimini's Oyster Bar and Seafood Cafe

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930 Lake Arrowhead Rd, Myrtle Beach, SC 29572-5517
+1 843-449-5549
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16:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Tue 16:00 - 22:00
Wed - Thu 15:00 - 23:00
Fri - Sat 12:30 - 23:00
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We enjoyed the restaurant even though ot was a little pricey for fried food. The fish platter was excellent as well as the shrimp basket. The hush puppies were a little over cooked but otherwise excellent. Parking was a little tight.

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Thank Jim B
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The food is delicious! The steamed peel and eat shrimp are big and yummy. The cocktail sauce has a nice amount of horseradish in it and is mmm mmm good. We loved the food and the atmosphere. It is a loud room full of people having fun while eating good food.😊 If you get a chance to go, do it.

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Thank Terri C
London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Came here on recommendations from TripAdvisor. Oysters were small and the only local catch seems to be fish and no crustaceans . Service was decent and being as busy as this place is. My wife had the crab cake and it wasn't up to scratch. I am one and done with this place.

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Thank Vish_the_traveller
Piney Flats, Tennessee
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

This place has hot or cold boiled shrimp for $5 during happy hour - for 1/4 #! We just make a meal out of these. Usually 1/2 a 3/4 # each will fill you up !!

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Maybe I'm a bit of a contrarian. I've been several times with visitors and I find that Bimini's is a very popular and very typical tourist place. Meaning? Its crowded, loud (especially if they have a live band for whatever reason) and overpriced. Service is generally friendly though rushed. If you arrive after 5:45 in warm weather months plan on... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went there New Year's Eve day. Can't believe I haven't been sooner since I've been visiting Myrtle beach for 50+ years. Food was fantastic and timely even though they were very busy. Staff was so helpful and patient as they didn't try to rush us along. Will definitely be returning. 👍

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Thank Ddathall
Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Like many local seafood places, Bimini's is very casual, with TV's playing throughout the restaurant and almost a dumpy appearance. But who cares, because this place serves seriously good seafood at fabulous prices! We were in a fried state of mind and kept with that theme in our orders. The fried coconut shrimp were unbelievable! At first, I was surprised... More 

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Wilmington, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We always make time for a trip to Bimini's when visiting the MB area. The menu is so great for many choices of the freshest seafood ever. Prices and service are excellent and the Steamer pan is a must try. Very busy place, but so worth the wait for a table. Very casual dress code, and try to go early... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Bimini's doesn't look like much from the outside. Just a small, almost dumpy-looking little place. But don't let that fool you - the food here is EXCELLENT. I can see why this restaurent has long wait times. They don't accept reservations, and there aren't that many tables inside. But we lucked out and were seated immediately. The atmosphere is a... More 

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Muskegon, Michigan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It's definitely a local joint! Nothing fancy, but super casual with beachy murals painted on walls. My family of 4, hubby, myself and kids ages 10 and 12, dined at Bimini's Oyster Bar a Thursday night over Christmas Break 2016. They have a bar, but it's family friendly environment. I felt comfortable having my kids along. Bimini's does not offer... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$7 - US$18
Cuisine
American, Bar, Seafood
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
16:00 - 22:00
Monday
16:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
16:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
15:00 - 23:00
Thursday
15:00 - 23:00
Friday
12:30 - 23:00
Saturday
12:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 930 Lake Arrowhead Rd, Myrtle Beach, SC 29572-5517
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Myrtle Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 843-449-5549
Description
Welcome to Bimini's Oyster Bar & Seafood Cafe! We specialize in delicious and reasonably priced cuisine, including our house specialties and other customer favorites. Our cuisine entrees are served in a relaxed and welcoming setting that you and your friends and family are sure to enjoy. Whether you are in the mood to indulge in something new or just want to enjoy some old favorites, we promise that our inventive menu and attentive service will leave you truly satisfied. No matter what your occasion calls for or your appetite demands, the friendly staff at Bimini's Oyster Bar & Seafood Cafe promise to make your next dining experience a pleasant one.Bimini's Oyster Bar & Seafood Cafe has been a Myrtle Beach favorite, especially to fulfill a yen for fresh oysters, since 1985. Also known for its fresh shellfish and fish and excellent service, Bimini's offers a casual, but memorable dining experience. Reggae, beach music and the like wafts through the air and accentuates the fun environment.

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