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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
Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Buffet, Late Night, Dessert

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Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
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
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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32 reviews 32 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
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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Charlotte, NC
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56 reviews 56 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
76 helpful votes 76 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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4 restaurant reviews
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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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4 reviews 4 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

Two different website say they close at 9....we walk in at 7 p.m. And they tell us they're closed....that they don't advertise on the Internet...We were a party with three families 13 people who all googles multiple sites...

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

Jay, A one star rating because we were closed??? How can you do that without having experienced the food, service and atmosphere? We have no control over what is on Yelp, which is the site you mentioned to the manager. We have tried without success to get them to not show any hours because we do not have a closing... More 

Surfside Beach, South Carolina
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014 via mobile

The best crab legs around. I would not go anywhere else. I have been coming here for at least 8 years and I LOVE their crab legs. Their banana pudding and cobblers are excellent.

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Orangeburg, South Carolina
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

This is always my go-to place when I splurge on seafood! The crab legs are always top quality, and the variety of other foods is unbelievable! Happy to see that they have added all you can eat lobster. Been going here for many, many years and the quality of the food and the service are always consistent. I have never... More 

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Kingsport, Tennessee
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22 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

Crabby Mike's is an expensive dining option for cafeteria food rather than chef-created cuisine. It's tasty and there is a huge variety, but nothing exceptional or even delicious. How many people can really get their money's worth at a buffet costing $29.95 per person--not even including beverages?!?!? I was duped once. I won't be back.

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virginia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

Visited Crabby Mikes on 11/2/14 and found a large variety of seafood, but was shocked by the bill of $70 for two!! The staff were friendly and helpful, but most of the food was fried and hard for me to digest (heartburn most of the night). They kept the food items well stocked and most diners ate the crab legs,... 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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