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Crabby Mike's Calabash Seafood

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290 Hwy 17 N, Surfside Beach, SC 29575
16:00 - 20:00
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Sun - Thu 16:00 - 20:00
Fri 16:00 - 20:30
Sat 16:00 - 21:00
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20 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Never have we ever,,,had a bad experience at Crabby Mikes, We even had our whole wedding party here back in 2003, went off without a hitch. Always good food and great service. We never miss at least one night here when we're in the Myrtle Area.

Thank Alan M
Lancaster, South Carolina
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

The restaurant itself is fun and full of life. They have a wide selection of food that will fit anyones needs or wants. I had an issue with the fact that prices for the buffet were not listed on the menu as it is based off of the daily market price and for 2 adults and 1 child we spent... More 

Thank mStroud803
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37 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Had the Johnny D's skillet and it was delicious.(I skipped the peppers). It had a wide variety of flavors in that one skillet. It wasn't real spicy (the sausage is), it just helped bring all the flavors together. Definitely recommend this place. Service was very attentive!

Thank tjcj218
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27 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Been here before. Market price seafood buffet was $34 tonite. I ate three plates of prime rib first before seafood. They have about 40% non seafood selection also for people that aren't much on seafood. During peak season expect to wait for table if you don't get in line hour before they open. They have drinks you can get waiting... More 

Thank Michael C
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14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We make sure to visit Crabby Mike's every time we visit Surfside. If you go as soon as they open, there's no wait! Good food and not far!

Thank R21NMkaties
Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, United States
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21 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Love this place. Best and freshest crab legs on the beach - and a lots of other great items on the huge buffet. Get here early - this place fills up quickly during the summer.

Thank Janice D
Murrells Inlet
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you are looking for a buffet with a huge selection of everything from seafood to steak, prime rib, chicken and whatever else you can think of, this is the place to go! We are locals and try to go a few times a year - towards the off season because it's usually so packed. The crowds prove what a... More 

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CrabbyMike, Owner at Crabby Mike's Calabash Seafood, responded to this review

Hi! Thank you for the 5 star review! I am happy to hear that you enjoy so many of our buffet option. I love to hear great reviews from our locals. We will reopen Friday February 10th and we hope to see you soon. Thanks, Mike More 

Old Saybrook, Connecticut
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66 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

NOT trying to hurt this place in anyway... my reviews are usually all very positive, but this place was just awful. I took two friends out here in the winter for dinner and right when you walk in, it just looks very tacky and "tourist trapish" in its outdated appearance. First thing we noticed was the smell. It smelled bad.... More 

Thank Michael S
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If anyone loves prime rib but too rare the STAFF is fabulous just ask the m to hit it up on the grill for a minute.I had 4 slices like that and it is worth every bite. Love this place.and I am from Maryland will be retiring in my Garden City home soon.

Thank Linda W
North Carolina
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25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Plenty of good food, including crab legs at no additional cost. Early bird discount prices with coupon help out the cost. I always get my monies worth but my wife doesn't eat a lot so she doesn't like these big buffets. If you want good seafood and crab legs, and plenty of it, this is the place to go.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$30
American, Seafood
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Buffet
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
16:00 - 20:00
16:00 - 20:00
16:00 - 20:00
16:00 - 20:00
16:00 - 20:00
16:00 - 20:30
16:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 290 Hwy 17 N, Surfside Beach, SC 29575
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Surfside Beach
  • Phone Number: 8432383524

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