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“The best seafood in MB” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Original Benjamin's Calabash

Original Benjamin's Calabash
9593 North Kings Hwy, Restaurant Row, Myrtle Beach, SC 29572
843 449 0821
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Ranked #163 of 760 Restaurants in Myrtle Beach
Cuisines: Seafood, Steakhouse, Soups, Family Fare
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Buffet, Late Night, Dessert
Description: Featured in "Southern Living" and "Gourmet" magazines nationally. A true landmark of the Grand Strand. The Original Benjamin's Calabash Seafood is the largest Calabash seafood in the world! The restaurant spectacular all-you-can-eat buffet features over 170 items created from the freshest ingredients. Operating our own private shrimp boats allows us to serve you the highest quality seafood available. Some favorites from the sea include fried, broiled and steamed selections of shrimp, oysters, scallops, clams and fish including flounder, mahi-mahi, salomon and tuna, just to name a few. You will also find deviled crab, crab cakes and of course all-you-can eat crab legs. The buffet offers a scrumptious selection of steaks, chicken, barbecue, made-to-order pastas, fresh vegetables and many more culinary creations! The abundant salad bar and homemade soups are sure to please everyone, and prize-winning hush puppies, freshly-baked breads, melt-in-your-mouth cookies, and delectable desserts are prepared daily in the restaurant's in-house bakery.
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“The best seafood in MB”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2013 via mobile

I hate fried food but this restaurant is top notch when it comes to seafood! There is something for everyone! My family has many different tastes in food but everyone found something they liked. From southern cooking, low country cooking and seafood how could they not!

    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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13 reviews 13 reviews
Reviews in 9 cities Reviews in 9 cities
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
“Great place to eat”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2013

We go here everytime we are in myrtle beach. Their food is great and has 170+ items on their food bar. They have all kinds of fish and GREAT crab legs. Lots of vegetables, steak, london broil ans all kinds of desserts. Its a MUST while you are there.

    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
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32 reviews 32 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 12 cities Reviews in 12 cities
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
“one of the best all you can eats”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2013

there are many all you can eat seafood places here, but this one is one of the best. Great selection, food is turned over quickly and nice staff.

Visited April 2012
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North Carolina, United States
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 5 cities Reviews in 5 cities
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
“Great food, server was a little inattentive though”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2013

Whatever seafood your heart desires is here, plus all the crab legs you can possibly eat! The food was amazing, but the desserts could've been a little better. We had banana pudding, but found no bananas- a real pet peeve of mine and seems cheap. Our server wasn't pleased when we asked for seafood forks for the crab legs. We had to ask her a couple times before we finally got them. In my opinion, they should just be on the table and patrons shouldn't have to ask for them. Otherwise, a great deal for the money.

Visited January 2013
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Goose Creek, South Carolina
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34 reviews 34 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 15 cities Reviews in 15 cities
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
“very good”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2013

we went for dinner and all seafood we tried was wonderful and really great different tastes. Loved the varieties from fried, to broiled, blackened, steamed, baked, hot spicy, sweet, wow, really good.

  • Visited January 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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