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“Great host - great food!” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Russell's Seafood Grill

Russell's Seafood Grill
4906 Hwy 17 Business, South end of Business 17, Murrells Inlet, SC 29576
+1 843-651-0553
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Price range: $12 - $39
Cuisines: Seafood
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Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Bar scene, Local cuisine, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Takeout, Late Night, Dessert
Description: We are located at the south end of Business 17 across the street from Hot Fish Club and Nance's. GPS's may or may not find us. Call for directions. We do not take reservations and we are NOT open for Lunch
Henderson, Nevada, United States
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16 reviews 16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 6 cities Reviews in 6 cities
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
“Great host - great food!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

We were greeted at the door by Russell himself, who is very friendly and makes you feel like family. The group of 5 in our party all had a delicious dinner. Service was good and the food was brought out hot and well prepared. We'll be sure to visit with Russell next trip to Murrells Inlet!

  • Visited August 2014
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Bristol, Virginia
1 review
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
“Hype?”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

Food was just average at best. Not very tasteful. Wait staff was nice. Learned about the specials after our food was served. Oh well. 28 bucks for a blackened piece of fish and two potato balls. Surely this can't be #1 in Murrells.....

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localgal10, Owner at Russell's Seafood Grill, responded to this review, August 21, 2014
I'm sorry you did not enjoy your experience with us. I must say if you paid $28 for your fish you must have had the hogfish which is one of the specials for the night, so you must have been told the specials. We aren't always #1 but we try our best and the reviewers put us there because most people enjoy our food and service. We can't please everyone but we try. Thank you for trying us and I'm sorry you were not pleased. Karen Vereen(owner)
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columbia,sc
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3 reviews 3 reviews
Reviews in 3 cities Reviews in 3 cities
“Beach week is never complete without a trip to Russell's”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014 via mobile

What a great place! From the moment you are greeted at the door ( by Russell himself ! ) you feel like you are part of the family. Great food, with good portions, and a great wait staff full of locals that make you feel at home. Try the she crab soup! It's wonderful! If there is a wait, have a seat on the deck, it will be worth it!

  • Visited August 2014
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Indianapolis, Indiana, United States
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 4 cities Reviews in 4 cities
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
“Best place we ate at.....”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

Russells was the best seafood we had the whole week we were there. We arrived before 5 for their early bird special, which we didn't know about, just stumbled in on. The she crab soup is a must try. loved the atmosphere, not al the glamour and glitz of the flashy newer eateries located there.....

Visited August 2014
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Indianapolis, Indiana
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18 reviews 18 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 13 cities Reviews in 13 cities
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
“BEST place in Murrell's Inlet (and near Myrtle Beach)”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

We went out to dinner every night during our 5 night stay in Myrtle Beach, and tried all kinds of places. Our last night, I wanted REAL seafood, so I looked on TripAdvisor and UrbanSpoon to find the best. Russell's came up, and the reviews are right on. It was a bit pricey for us at $95 (before tip) for 2 adults and 2 kids, but wellll worth it!

We literally passed the place up, the first time because it's not a big, flashy place, like the others in the area. Don't let that fool you.

The hushpuppies are amazing. Our waitress, Kate, was so sweet and explained the food to us, and recommended a few dishes. I got the Prime Rib + Lobster Tail dinner, my husband got the Seafood platter, and our two kids both got a basket of shrimp. On the suggestion of our waitress, we also got a cup of the "she crab" soup. Ah-mazzzing!!

The sign said it's one of the last remaining establishments of the old Murrell's Inlet, and it's true. It's AWESOME!

  • Visited August 2014
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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