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Crabby Mike's Calabash Seafood

290 Hwy 17 S, Surfside Beach, SC 29575-6097
843 238-3524
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $5 - $30
Cuisines: Seafood
Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Buffet, Late Night, Dessert
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Buffet, Late Night, Dessert

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Jefferson City, Missouri
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015 NEW

Some close friends of ours told us to visit crabby mikes for dinner in December. Possibly they enjoyed it, but to us we found it extremely disappointing. We came for the crab legs which were small & difficult to get out of the shell. Most of the fried food was cold & greasy and a number of pans were empty.... More 

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

Hi John, I do not think you dined with us because we were not open in December. We closed for the season November 27th, 2014. We provide top quality food on our buffet so we are not the cheapest buffet in town but we aren't the most expensive either. We serve large Alaskan snow crab legs and had tons of... More 

Broken Arrow, Oklahoma
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14 reviews 14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

This is your typical buffet place. They do have a very large selection, but the food quality is just OK. Nothing to rave about. Our bill was also very high. We did have drinks and appetizers. But we paid a lot for a buffet meal. They had no hand wipes after eating crab and peel and eat shrimp.

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

Hi! I am not sure you had dinner with us at Crabby Mike's because we do not have any appetizers on the menu and we do have wet naps available that the servers caring in their aprons. There are a ton of buffet restaurants here in town and sometimes people get the names confused. I hope you will try us... More 

Garner, North Carolina
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

We LOVE Crabby Mike's. All of the food is good. The wait staff is attentive and friendly. Definitely worth the money and the drive.

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7 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

It's a little farther of a drive than some of the seafood buffets at Myrtle Beach, but worth the trip. Best crab legs on a buffet in my opinion. Good selection of non-seafood too, which my wife greatly appreciates. Fun decor for kids and great food for adults. Get there early because there's almost always a line. But a DJ... More 

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Fredon, nj
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25 reviews 25 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

This is a massive buffet. Don't think you just have seafood to chose from. Our daughter does not eat seafood but loved the buffet because of the many, many selections. If you love crab legs- this is the place! I had 3 plates worth myself! We look forward to coming here each time we are in MB.

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Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

It takes a while to get seated because the restaurant is so popular, but well worth the wait. Service is quick and types of food are many-- beef, seafood, veggies and desserts. All very tastey. Would definitely eat here again.

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Martinsville, Virginia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Love to eat there. They have the best seafood buffett. My family loves the crablegs. Myabe a little pricey, but worth the money. Great food.

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Hadley
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22 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

Had a great meal at Crabby Mkes. The buffet had everything you could want for seafood and plenty of prime rib and other items for people not eating seafood. Service was great and friendly. We would definitely Esther's again.

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

Hi Kara! I am glad you enjoyed your dining experience here. I hope you will visit us again when you are in the area. Thanks for taking the time to post this review. Happy New Year! Take care, Mike More 

Charlotte, NC
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56 reviews 56 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

My family makes it a point to eat at Crabby Mike's every time we visit Myrtle Beach. Three words: ENDLESS CRAB LEGS! To all the people who have left a review on here about how they went to Crabby Mike's, but are not crab leg lovers, so they didn't care for the buffet... well, what in the world did you... More 

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

Hi! I am glad you have enjoyed your visits with us over the years. I appreciate your business. I am sorry about the kid's pricing. We picked the levels based on what that age average child eats. Sometimes some children are pickier than others and I am sorry but we have to go with the majority. Also, the kids over... More 

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7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

When i was in Surfside couple persons told me to visit Crabby Mikes i expected that should be good place but i was disapointed. Overpriced for the fried food . I tried several items from the buffet and all taste the same. Service was good and that should be all from this place.

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

Hi! I am sorry that you missed all the other food that is not fried, like the roasted prime rib, grilled beef tenderloin, blackened mahi mahi, baked salmon, steamed mussels, steamed clams, shrimp & grits, shrimp creole, seafood casserole, seafood jambalaya, broiled shrimp, grilled filet tips, crab cakes, broiled tilapia, steamed crawfish, baked chicken, BBQ ribs, pulled BBQ pork, pizza,... More 

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Additional Information about Crabby Mike's Calabash Seafood

Address: 290 Hwy 17 S, Surfside Beach, SC 29575-6097
Phone Number: 843 238-3524
Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Surfside Beach
Average Prices: USD 5 - 30
Cuisine: Seafood

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