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Ocean Garden Buffet

1400 Highway 17 South, Myrtle Beach, SC 29582
843-361-8788
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Ranked #561 of 744 restaurants in Myrtle Beach
Cuisines: Seafood
Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Buffet
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Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Buffet
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English first
Toronto
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2013

This is a Chinese buffet place. We got there a little after 9 pm and the place was pretty empty. Did not like the look and feel of the place. But we were new to the area and hungry. Nothing much was left for buffet items, but the guy in the kitchen told to pick items that he will cook... More

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Little River
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33 reviews 33 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2013

The name and street address are correct but the one I am familiar with is in North M.B., not M.B. Perhaps there is another one of this name 20 or 30 miles further south on one of the 17's. This one closed, or was closed, in late September, though I see this restaurant is still being reviewed. So there must... More

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Chester, South Carolina, United States
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2013

Went to the beach at end of year. Crabby Mikes was closed so we ate at Ocean Garden Buffet, 901 Highway 17 N Surfside Beach, SC 29575 (843) 828-0500, it was killer. Oysters on the half shell, Clams, Mussels, and Shrimp to start with Prime Rib, Sushi and Wasabi. Well worth the time, went the last two nights. Owner is... More

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Wilmington, North Carolina
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75 reviews 75 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2012

We tried this Chinese buffet for a change from the seafood buffets, and it wasn't bad. The food quality was good and so was price. The location was also nice and close to all. I wouldn't say that it's my favorite Chinese buffet in Myrtle Beach, but not bad. I think I might give it another chance after trying other... More

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Virginia
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2012

I visited this restaurant for the first time the week after Labor day. We were a little leary because there weren't many people there. Then again there was a football game going on that night. I added the crableg option to my buffet. I am sure happy I did! They were the largest, freshest crablegs I have ever eaten. The... More

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Little River
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33 reviews 33 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2012

The deterioration was slow and painful. Alas, according to myrtlebeachrestaurantnews.com, a great publication, as of approx. September 26th, Ocean Garden Buffet has been closed permanently, either by the owners or by the Department (I can't tell) following a truly disgusting D.H.E.C. inspection report that you can link to and read. Maybe the owners felt that the aging, deteriorating place could... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2012 via mobile

They need to first change their sign out front....this a great example of false advertising. The waitress was very unpleasant and not welcoming at all. The food was horrible, there were no crab legs and hardly any seafood. Food was salty and deserts were stale.

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Dalzell, SC
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2012

Food terrible Was not hot and quality bad, Service bad. They should have told us they were closing and not seated us. Failed to credit coupon to ticket, Brought water with no ice, it was warm. Could not get someone to cook our food at the fix your own chinese buffet. Screwed up the credit card payment. I will never... More

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Roanoke, Virginia
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2012

My parents love going to Ocean Garden when visiting Myrtle Beach so we went again this year. I think it has declined a bit in recent years. I have to agree with other reviewers who say there wasn't much seafood. It is an average quality buffet and the price is not bad. The food is okay - not great and... More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2012 via mobile

Went for an early dinner, not as much on buffet as the monster coupon book brags. A lot of the food had been sitting a while, normally my kids take off at a chinese buffet but they were having a hard time finding anything they liked. The ribs were good, but that's about it. Go somewhere else, there's plenty of... More

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