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Salt Water Creek

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4660 highway 17 bypass, Murrells Inlet, SC 29576
+1 843-357-2433
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11:30 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Sat - Sun 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Breakfast, Lunch, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Off-Street Parking, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible

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  • 167
    Excellent
  • 91
    Very good
  • 36
    Average
  • 19
    Poor
  • 14
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Wonderful place to dine

We go often; they have a different special every night of the week. Pizzas are great, lobster is scrumptious, and the early bird dinners are almost too much to eat! We love the chicken francaise - its delicious. Wait staff is very attentive too.

4 of 5 starsReviewed December 11, 2015
Laurie R
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Murrells Inlet, South Carolina
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Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
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46 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

A nice place to eat. Wait staff is friendly and recommends different items one might enjoy They have a complete lobster dinner on Saturday nights. I recommend reserving this in advance when making a reservation. That will insure it being available. Nice atmosphere, there was live music when we were there.

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1 Thank Victor246
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We were in town for a convention and decided to try this place based on the reviews in Trip Advisor. This was not a good idea. We got seated right away and our waitress came quickly and was very nice and friendly. The menu has so many things on it you wonder what kind of restaurant it is trying to... More 

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Thank SJMCAM
David S, General Manager at Salt Water Creek, responded to this review

Very sorry for the bad experience you had here! If you would like to give us another try to see what all the great reviews are about, come back and ask for me. I guarantee a wonderful dinning experience! I will personally make sure you're entrees are cooked to perfection :) More 

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36 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After reading all the reviews I had to check this place out myself It was just two of us for dinner- my mom and me After waiting for a table for longer than expecting we were really hungry To make a long story short- mussels in white wine sauce were very good, dinner salad was good, salmon with pesto and... More 

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3 Thank Marleneyi
David S, General Manager at Salt Water Creek, responded to this review

My sincere apologizes for a few of the entrees not being to your liking. Come back and try us again, ask for me, and I can promise you'll have a different outlook on the food here at SWC! Hope to see you soon :) More 

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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Someone recommended SWC a few years back - and we've gone there ever since. The atmosphere is very homey with a center fireplace and a nice combination of tables and booths. You enter into the bar where everyone is friendly and welcoming. The food is very good with excellent service. They have daily specials as well as early bird specials.... More 

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1 Thank Dbourpurd
David S, General Manager at Salt Water Creek, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the wonderful comments about the staff, service, and food! I have worked in many different restaurants from Washington, D.C. to Wellington, New Zealand, family and corporate alike, and I can say without hesitation, that this is the greatest staff (back and front of the house) that I've ever had the pleasuring of working with! Coupled... More 

OKC, OK
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38 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2015

This restaurant was highly recommended by a family member who comes to Murrells Inlet frequently. I don't know why we haven't really eaten there, perhaps figuring it was pretty much like everything else, or somehow I had in my head that it was a little too nouveau - you know, carrot soup and kale. When we did arrive, we were... More 

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1 Thank Mikocat
David S, General Manager at Salt Water Creek, responded to this review

Thank you for the great review! Appreciate the wonderfully descriptive nature of your experience. The owner is an amazingly talented gentleman that has lived in this area for a long time and knew how to distinguish us from the rest of the seafood restaurants. You can't keep people entertained with just one style of food, unless of course you make... More 

Garden City Beach, South Carolina
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11 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2015

This is a restaurant that we visited about a year ago and for no reason did not go back too. Food then was very good and the experience then was enjoyable. So, today we decided that we wanted to go out and get fried chicken. Our go to choice is Chelsea Joe's as they have the best fried chicken. Anyway,... More 

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1 Thank Mysterygal703
David S, General Manager at Salt Water Creek, responded to this review

My sincere apologizes about your experience as that is not how we operate here at SWC. We are very well known for how amazing our oyster shooters are and how great our fried chicken special tastes. The moment I read your review I immediately went through every last oyster looking for any sign that they were bad and found none.... More 

Murrells Inlet, South Carolina
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015

This place has a variety of foods that will satisfy everyone in your party. Early bird specials are great

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2 Thank James S
David S, General Manager at Salt Water Creek, responded to this review

Thank you for the great review! Hope you have a wonderful holiday season! More 

Murrells Inlet, South Carolina
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2015

This is one of our favorite restaurants. There is a great variety of dishes and everyone is sure to find something to their liking. My favorites are the fish tacos and the spinach and bacon quesadillas. All dishes are beautifully presented. Good service too and very reasonable prices.

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1 Thank Laura M
David S, General Manager at Salt Water Creek, responded to this review

We appreciate your wonderful review! Logical and to the point, my favorite :) Hope to see you all again soon! More 

Murrells Inlet, South Carolina
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72 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2015

We go often; they have a different special every night of the week. Pizzas are great, lobster is scrumptious, and the early bird dinners are almost too much to eat! We love the chicken francaise - its delicious. Wait staff is very attentive too.

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1 Thank Laurie R
David S, General Manager at Salt Water Creek, responded to this review

Love the review! I can barely get past the lobsters myself :) Hope you all have a fabulous holiday season! See you again soon :) More 

Murrells Inlet, South Carolina, United States
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2015

Their She Crab soup beats all the seafood reassurances hands down! Great salads and wraps. Daily specials and even sushi at dinner.

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Thank Denise S
David S, General Manager at Salt Water Creek, responded to this review

Couldn't agree with you more! To be honest, I ate nothing but the She-Crab soup for the first two weeks of my employment here :) Thank you very much for the great review and look forward to seeing you again :) More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 4660 highway 17 bypass, Murrells Inlet, SC 29576
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Murrells Inlet
  • Phone Number: +1 843-357-2433

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10 - 20
  • Cuisine: American, Pizza, Seafood

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Special occasions, Families with children, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Bar scene, Large groups, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
10:00 am - 9:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?