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Sara J's Seafood Restaurant

314 Atlantic Ave, Murrells Inlet, SC 29576-8101
+1 843-651-1657
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Overview
  • Excellent44%
  • Very good25%
  • Average16%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible6%
Travelers talk about
“hush puppies” (75 reviews)
“oysters” (40 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
314 Atlantic Ave, Murrells Inlet, SC 29576-8101
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1 - 10 of 533 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Family dinner night out. Food was good. Prices are fair. Portions are good. Food order for one of the kids was incorrect, since his correct order arrived late we were not charged. Will return.

Thank Ksftwf06
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Enjoyed everything from the food as well as the great staff. Wonderful inlet view over the water. Steak and shrimp was cooked perfectly and was served in a timely manner.

Thank Rob_fennell
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were a party of three visiting Sara J's on Thursday August 9, 2018 at around 6:00 pm. The place was fairly busy, but we were seated in less than 25 minutes. The service was very good, our waitress promptly taking our order, answering my...More

Thank Paul L
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We enjoyed our meal at Sara J’s. The deviled crab cakes were excellent as well as the fried shrimp. The service was good. I would suggest going early to avoid a long wait.

Thank Brenda F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

They really treat you like family, everything was outstanding. Had to wait a bit for a table but it was definitely worth it. Friendly bartender and staff, something for everyone on the menu!!

Thank Joy R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We dine here once or twice each beach trip and always enjoy. Two visits this trip and food was great. Tabby was our waitress the second time and kept our glasses filled. She was great!

Thank AW1304
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The waiter was great. The food was wonderful no compliments. I had the Mai Mai and it was great. My husband had a fried seafood plate lots of food he loved it. The other couple had seafood and loved it.

Thank Rebecca E
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

They must have a new chef as the quality from 2017 has dropped.Ribeye Steak was tough and the shrimp cocktail was small and chewy like dough.Hush puppies have no taste and drinks came with little or no ice.No silverware on the table and salt shaker...More

Thank rambo11955
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Looking for a place to try some different items for brunch? Try Sara J's for their Tomato Gravy, the shrimp and grits, Bagels and Lox, Fried Flounder and the fresh fruit. While it it tasty we did manage to leave there with a bill of...More

1  Thank Warren B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a nice restaurant in Garden City. It's your basic seaside restaurant with the usual menu. Very affordable. Not a bad experience but not great. It was freezing to the point that half our group ate quickly to get outside.

Thank jrf1963
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Ann G
July 12, 2018|
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Response from Rob_fennell | Reviewed this property |
Will take a reservation for large party of 20 or more
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NancyMChatham
August 1, 2017|
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Response from AKB112 | Reviewed this property |
Saturday 4–9PM Sunday 4–9PM Monday 4–9PM Tuesday 4–9PM Wednesday 4–9PM Thursday 4–9PM Friday 4–9PM
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Susan S
June 17, 2017|
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Response from Rob_fennell | Reviewed this property |
They sell fresh seafood, daily fresh fish specials
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Special occasions, Large groups, Families with children, Scenic view, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 314 Atlantic Ave, Murrells Inlet, SC 29576-8101
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Murrells Inlet
  • Phone Number: +1 843-651-1657
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