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Sara J's Seafood Restaurant

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314 Atlantic Ave, Murrells Inlet, SC 29576
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My family recently took a group of 30 to Sara J's. We were treated to a great meal by a very helpful staff.

Thank Robin S
Morganton, North Carolina
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8 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Always heard of Sara J's, Wife and I finally tried it 7/19/16. Got there at 5:00 pm. Seated immediately. Fast service. FANTASTIC food. Shrimp and fish, the best I've had in a while. Left at 6 pm. Flooded with people waiting.

Thank pvhenn
Atlanta, Georgia
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6 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Our large family visited for dinner recently and were underwhelmed. The food was bland and tasted frozen and certainly not fresh. The shrimp in various entrees seemed more like small frozen salad shrimp than the larger more flavorful shrimp you would expect at the price points charged. The special drink was also pre made and very watered down without much... More 

Thank _morgand_10
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My favorite for oysters and scallops, prepared in a manner that does not have a heavy cooking oil or greasy presence. Service is outstanding with a great view out over the marsh toward the beach at Garden City. We always visit Sara J's two or three times while vacationing here. Love It!!!!

Thank Joe N Cindy Y
Asheville, North Carolina, United States
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Good service. Nice spot on the porch. The food was good- we had oysters and seafood pasta. We would go back for lunch one day.

Thank Courtney D
Brunswick, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

To start off the wait was shorter than they stated. That was a plus. The grounds are very relaxing waiting for a table by the water.if it's not to hotels sit outside. Nice view. I went with a party of 8, everyone loved their meal.from the chicken to the shrimp and the steaks. My shrimp had a little to much... More 

Thank bobrock96
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful view, very good food, good prices, all around great experience! Sara J's has a new chef and the food is excellent! The appetizer special was unique and delicious and the fried shrimp was lightly breaded and cooked perfectly. Loved our waitress Hannah and enjoyed the entire evening. We are locals and will be back soon!

Thank Elizabeth C
New Jersey, USA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited Sara J's before the summer set it so there was no wait for a table in the outside area. We ordered the Shrimp and Grits and Combination Platter, grilled. Portions were generous and cooked just right. I was a missed crowd, mostly retirees and families.

Thank Lisa K
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

When we arrived we were told it was going to be a 45 minute wait to sit outside, so after an hour we checked to see how much longer and were told they had sit someone else under our name. After another 15 minutes we made it to our table. The food was average for the area but the view... More 

Thank Chris H
Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, United States
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

No service, high prices, poor food. What else can you ask for ? A tourists trap. Would I go back ? My mother didn't raise a total fool. My date and I had the seafood casserole, what a joke. Less than a table spoon of seafood in these meals. Waitress never came back to ask about the food. Stuck eating... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
American, Seafood
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Local cuisine, Scenic view, Families with children, Large groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 314 Atlantic Ave, Murrells Inlet, SC 29576
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Murrells Inlet
  • Phone Number: 843-651-1657

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?