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Russell's Seafood Grill

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4906 Highway 17 Business, South end of Business 17, Murrells Inlet, SC 29576-5647
+1 843-651-0553
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Mon - Sat 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Redondo Beach
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94 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We found Russell’s on tripadvisor and decided to give it a try for dinner during our weekend stay in Murrell’s Inlet. We got two seats at the bar and immediately were drawn to the awesome bar host, I think her name was Sue. How super cool is she! We enjoyed the Oysters, the grilled Flounder and the Rib Eye Steak.... More 

1 Thank PoopiRedondoBeach
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54 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Wife and I decided we would try Russell's Raw Bar on the advice of a friend. Cool place for close friends and couples. Outside seating was neat with the tiki torches. Nice view of the inlet. Had some nice raw oysters and the best fried Oysters I have ever eaten. Wife loved the Marinated Chicken sandwich. Service was very nice... More 

1 Thank ejw472003
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21 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food overall was not good, especially considering the price. Shrimp and scallops special for $24, the shrimp looked like small freezer shrimp you would get at a grocery store, scallops were over cooked in some kind of watery tasteless sauce. Peel and eat shrimp and oysters were good. Won't go back.

Thank Shannon V
localgal10, Owner at Russell's Seafood Grill, responded to this review

I am sorry you did not enjoy your baked shrimp and scallops. We use fresh local shrimp not grocery store shrimp. That dish is one of our best sellers. We could have replaced it with something else if you had brought it to our attention. Happy to hear you enjoyed the peel and eat shrimp and your oysters so I... More 

Mill Spring, North Carolina
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A solid choice for quality seafood and service. Knowledge and polite staff. Old school family vibe that is so rare these days.

Thank dixiejoe
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59 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My spouse and I really love little home town restaurants. Russell the owner greeted us as we arrived; he checked on us several times throughout our meal. When we sat down we were greeted with a basket of hush puppies. Really really good. I had the Mahi special with green beans - Excellent. My spouse had the fried oysters. They... More 

Thank LeeannLikesFood
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242 reviews
196 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Had not been here for a while but found the place much as it has been for years. Russell works hard to make sure your visit is pleasurable wants you to come back. Fried seafood continues to be the pick of the menu but this nite they had a specialty in Hog Snapper.

Thank Wallypm
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Friendly service and great food. The stuffed flounder was cooked perfectly. The home made peanut butter pie was a great way to finish off dinner. Would highly recommend this restaurant to everyone.

Thank Thomas K
Cary, North Carolina, United States
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is about as casual as a restaurant can be. It could even be considered a dive from appearance and atmosphere. This is a dive worth a visit. The food was excellent and the service was efficient and friendly. We had at least 4 different servers, hostess, etc come by to check on us to make sure everything was good... More 

1 Thank Ray C
Charleston, West Virginia
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37 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After reviewing the ratings and reviews, we decided to try it out. First off, very friendly staff and welcoming atmosphere. The menu looked great and I would have loved to have tried any or all of the appetizers. We chose the calamari which came with three different dipping sauces. It was delicious and was quite a large portion. I then... More 

2 Thank Nicole F
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5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Russell's is a great place. You are greeted by Russell when you enter. And on the way out, he shakes your hand, thanks you for coming. A very nice touch to make people want to come back. The She Crab soup is excellent. The hush puppies are delicious. My husband had the Tuna steak and it was delicious. I had... More 


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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$10 - $40
American, Seafood, Soups
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Takeout
Good for
Families with children, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4906 Highway 17 Business, South end of Business 17, Murrells Inlet, SC 29576-5647
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Murrells Inlet
  • Phone Number: +1 843-651-0553
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

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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