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Captain Johns Seafood Grille

13057 Ocean Hwy, Pawleys Island, SC 29585-5001
843-235-9300
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Hours:
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Cuisines: American, Seafood
Dining options: Reservations
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Dining options: Reservations

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English first
Central, South Carolina
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14 reviews 14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014 NEW

Yummy seafood gumbo, delightful service, and comfortable atmosphere. Good steak, about a 4 out of 5, but the seafood was excellent.

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4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014 via mobile

The haddock I had in this restaurant is as good or better than any haddock I have had in New England, where I live. Great food!

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Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

Well I must say being a southerner I was very skeptical about this place because they are from the north, and I got what I expected,server was friendly but we had the worst calamari ever, had it returned and the owner yelled at the poor server,obviously not her fault,I was embarrassed and felt bad for the poor server. Will not... More 

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Nancy G, Manager at Captain Johns Seafood Grille, responded to this review

We are very sorry that you did not like your calamari appetizer. The owners and management take great care in putting out a superior product at a reasonable price. Our food is always fresha ms prepared daily. Please come in again and try something more to your liking. Thanks for your input. More 

Winston Salem, North Carolina
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

Best fish sandwich on the south end. awesome fries and you can't go wrong with the buffalo shrimp when offered. beer options were also a pleasant surprise. we'll be back!

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20 reviews 20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

Was recommended this local place, by the gentlemen we rented our condo from. Can't say enough good things about it. Great food, ambience, service and prices. Clean, cozy friendly. A bucket list item. So good we went twice in three days!

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Greenville, South Carolina
2 reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

We have eaten twice at Captain John's in the past week and plan to eat there again tonight. Very good food without being fancy. Menu is limited to the things they do best, which I like. The fresh haddock and the New Bedford scallops are outstanding. Excellent value for good fresh seafood with a New England slant.

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Freeport, New York
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

Best "grilled" seafood platter. Cooked to perfection. Fresh haddock, scallops that melt in your mouth and the crispy coleslaw is divine. Always be sure to stop.

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Pawleys Island
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47 reviews 47 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

It had been awhile since I'd eaten here and really don't understand some of the other reviews. Excellent seafood well prepared at very reasonable prices. Friendly and prompt service. Good selection of beer. My friend rated his seafood platter high and my salad had fresh, perfectly cooked scallops. Seemed to be more than a few locals who obviously come in... More 

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Greensboro, North Carolina
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

While visiting Litchfield Beach with friends, we were looking for a place with good seafood. This place had pretty good seafood (we tried the oysters, scallops, and shrimp), but the food was outrageously overpriced for what we got. To put it in perspective, I paid $6 for a small cup of lobster bisque that ended up with exactly 2 dime-sized... More 

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9 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

We have gone here several times and we will not go back. Its a no frills place in a strip of stores on 17. I wanted fried clams since I was born and bread in Boston. They were very expansive and they were just ok. They did not warrant the $$$$. My husband got the haddock plate and it was... More 

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Additional Information about Captain Johns Seafood Grille

Address: 13057 Ocean Hwy, Pawleys Island, SC 29585-5001
Phone Number: 843-235-9300
Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Pawleys Island
Open Hours:
Monday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Cuisine: American, Seafood

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