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Captain Johns Seafood Grille

13057 Ocean Hwy, Pawleys Island, SC 29585-5001
843-235-9300
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Cuisines: American, Seafood
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Pawleys Island
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43 reviews 43 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014 NEW

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
10 helpful votes 10 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 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

Good food and fair prices. Service ok, seems to be family run. Spicy seafood gumbo was great as with the blackened seafood combo. Family friendly and food was prompt.

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South Carolina, United States
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Captain Johns serves fabulous seafood at a great price! It is fresh and delicious! During our week at Pawleys, we ate here four times! That's how good it is!!! Only once did we have to wait @ 30 minutes for a table. This is a gem in Pawleys! I am sure they will have to expand when the word gets... More

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Greenville, South Carolina
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

If you want excellent seafood prepared by the owner, which includes fresh Haddock from New England and Lobster Rolls, then have lunch or dinner here! It is a small inconspicuous restaurant in a strip shopping center on Highway 17 near the South Litchfield beach entrance. Go before 9:00 pm for dinner. Captain John closes at 9:00 pm. Order "take out"... More

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North CArolina
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110 reviews 110 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

As a Bostonian, this the BEST lobster roll outside of my home state Great flavor , perfect rolls and super beers to make a complete meal A place you have to drive to if you are visiting Myrtle Beach

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pawleys island
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014 via mobile

We have eaten here twice and it's the last time. The food is so so quality, however It's not a lot of food and it's not great. For the price it should be great tasting and a larger portion. Service is just ok.

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Johnstown, Pennsylvania
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159 reviews 159 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
169 helpful votes 169 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

I really enjoyed eating at this restaurant; the atmosphere was welcoming and our server was kind. I ordered the haddock, which came with a side of rice and French fries (side options vary, but these were my choices!). I was thrilled that when my plate arrived at the table, the portion sizes were perfect. I got to sample the other... More

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Florence, South Carolina
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31 reviews 31 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

Cousin wanted me to try this place.. Have to say that they have a wonderful chicken sandwich. It was one of the best I have had in a long time. The service was great and they were very fast and attentive. I can say that I will be back here when I am in town.

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