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Captain Benjamin's Calabash Seafood

401 S Kings Hwy, Myrtle Beach, SC 29577-4178
+1 843-626-9354
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good22%
  • Average17%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible12%
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“crab legs” (290 reviews)
“seafood” (240 reviews)
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401 S Kings Hwy, Myrtle Beach, SC 29577-4178
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

They have over 150 items my guess is 20 seafood selections. They have King Crab legs but I was hoping for a selection of a variety of crabs. No raw oysters or raw clams. For $33.00 ea plus tax & tip I would rate it...More

1  Thank Ralph A
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

If you love seafood this is the place to eat. The crab legs were huge and taste very good. The all you can eat buffett is a great bargain.

1  Thank theodorea492
Reviewed 30 October 2017 via mobile

We paid $78.95 for two people to eat at this restaurant. The buffet trays were empty, or contained 1 or 2 pieces of dried out, over fried food. People were lined up waiting for staff to refill the trays which they did with a few...More

1  Thank Doug G
Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

I gave this place two stars one for the server and the other for the photographer. Both were polite as can be providing exemplary service. However the food left much to be desired. I have rarely left an all-you-can-eat buffet and wanted to go get...More

1  Thank Usd2mome
Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

Our experience was a good one. Husband went for the seafood buffet and I had the grilled chicken with asparagus. Meal was way more than I expected and had to get a to go box. Staff was very friendly and no complaints about the service.

1  Thank AKGypsies
Reviewed 17 October 2017 via mobile

Variety of food is good, service is excellent, everyone is friendly. If you like seafood this place is certainly a place to go

1  Thank diannet484
Reviewed 17 October 2017 via mobile

Well since the Seafood house wasn't opened, we rolled the dice and tried this place. Food was cold and bland, they let the pans run down to nothing before filling them. Half the stuff was dried out.. Just awful! The major thing for me was...More

1  Thank Melissa W
Reviewed 17 October 2017

Oh my where to begin? If you like to dip crab legs in margarine? I asked for butter and was told the margarine was butter and there was also butter for the rolls---the unmelted type. The crab legs were the low end kind---small with very,...More

1  Thank JaneWilder
Reviewed 11 October 2017

The crab legs on the buffet were fresh, hot, a good size and not full of seasoning. We enjoyed eating the buffet here. The crab legs were the highlight of the meal.

2  Thank mstonya
Reviewed 9 October 2017 via mobile

Disappointed! The food was not very good. The crab cakes and deviled crab were made of artificial crab which is fish and my husband is allergic to fish so he could not eat it. The shrimp looked and tasted like boxed frozen battered shrimp. Sad...More

1  Thank Patsy F
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Patsy F
9 October 2017|
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Response from Brian T | Reviewed this property |
We were there and several people were eating crab legs
Toni M
4 July 2017|
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Response from Captain B | Property representative |
Hello,we do take reservations for large groups ,but it all depends on the day and the time.Please call the restaurant at 843-626-9354 for further assistant.Thanks
29 January 2017|
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Response from frankdS3811RS | Reviewed this property |
If you are there in morning house of blues Breakfeast or country house
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Buffet, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 401 S Kings Hwy, Myrtle Beach, SC 29577-4178
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Myrtle Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 843-626-9354
  • E-mail
Captain Benjamin's Calabash Seafood Buffet, located next to Family Kingdom amusement park right in the heart of Myrtle Beach. You will find the best 170 items Seafood Buffet when you come to us while on vacation with your entire family. Come over and check our mouthwatering All-you-can-eat-crab leg, steaks, variety of seafood dishes and delicious desserts. Captain Benjamin's Calabash Seafood buffet is conveniently located on the intersection of South Kings Hwy and 5th ave South, minutes away from Myrtle Beach Downtown and Boardwalk. Have a healthy appetite?
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