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Sara J's Seafood Restaurant

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314 Atlantic Ave, Murrells Inlet, SC 29576-8101
843-651-1657
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The food was fantastic !!! Had fish, oysters, stuffed crab and scallops. They were all done to perfection and brought tithe table hot !!! The server was very attentive

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Thank Ian L
Reston, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Terrific service last night. The waitress was very attentive, and also provided tips about local activities. Food was pretty good - seafood chowder (their specialty) is more like a casserole - pretty thick, but tasty. Atmosphere is very understated, approachable.

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Thank DAVID T
Murrells Inlet, South Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Food was very good with a nice water view. The fried calamari was not up to par but everything else was good. I had the shrimp while my wife had the steam pot.

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Mercer, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Sara J's was recommended by a local friend. My family sat on the deck and were treated to a spectacular view. My boys liked watching the birds nearby. We got a shrimp cocktail for an appetizer. By far, it was the best of our trip. The homemade cocktail sauce was tasty. My husband and I split a Sara J's Special.... More 

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Thank Amanda P
Fayetteville, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I went here for dinner. We had very good service...prompt and friendly. We split a fried seafood platter that had fish, deviled crab, scallops, oysters and shrimp. It came with coleslaw and one side. Since we were splitting a meal, we had to pay an extra $5, but we got another coleslaw and another side. All of... More 

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Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The wait is LONG for a reason. The seafood is that good! The staff hustle to get people in and out without making you feel rushed as tons of people wait. I love this place and especially their scallops. Oh, their margarita is really food too!

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Thank DavilaDC
Baltimore, Maryland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Friends and I received free gift certificates for watching a presentation. Decent basic seafood. Stick to fish with uncomplicated preparations. Definitely no crab cakes or anything stuffed with crabmeat if you are used to Maryland style lump and/or seasoned crab dishes. Service was friendly and efficient. We will go back, even without gift cards.

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Thank Acoha
Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Sara J's had great food, large portions and a friendly and attentive staff. The views are great and the decor fun. It was crowded and we had to wait for a while, but I think that's the norm for a place with good food.

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Richmond, Virginia, United States
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

First time eating here even though it was recommend by place we are staying. We had a late dinner. We were sat right away and the service was good. We had the Sara J Special and the portions were good. The chicken parmesan was over priced at $18.99 for one breast. I would come back again but wouldn't be my... More 

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Thank Lee S
Greenville, South Carolina
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Crowded-great view-good steaks but stay away from seafood.It is not local.Some employees great others slow.Way Over Priced!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
American, Seafood
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Families with children, Large groups, Scenic view, Local cuisine
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: 843-651-1657

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?