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Captain Dave's Dockside Restaurant

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On the Waterfront, 4307, Murrells Inlet, SC 29576
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Sat 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Brookfield, Wisconsin
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

My meal was very good but my husbands was terrible. His pecan salad was swimming in balsamic vinaigrette (literally poured the extra dressing onto another plate) and his margarita flatbread was delivered without the basil sauce and very disappointed. Only 2 tables were occupied including ours - probably not a good sign! Waiter kept coming over for our order since... More 

Thank Dillybar0202
Myrtle Beach
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18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A great place to grab some fresh seafood and great drinks with friends. They have a variety of mixed drinks and beers on tap. I recommend local seafood items.

Thank jonahm528
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went for lunch. You have to try the shrimp and grits. Best I ever had! Very efficient and friendly staff. And after lunch you can walk the docks and pier!

1 Thank leisurefreinds
Lugoff, South Carolina
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31 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Delicious brunch topped off with a mimosa. I ate the Murrels Inlet eggs Benedict with a side of potatoes which was very good. My husband enjoyed blueberry muffin French toast with a side of sausage. We also had bacon wrapped shrimp with BBQ sauce on the side. All in all, our meal was delicious with a beautiful atmosphere.

Thank Martha R
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163 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This place was not our first choice but few restaurants open at lunch, at least in the off season. Recently renovated and tastefully done, you can enjoy the view while dining. More upscale than most, but if you just want to kick back, Bubbas Love Shack next door is it's casual counterpoint and uses the same kitchen. Menu was varied... More 

Thank starketcher
Saint Albans, West Virginia
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36 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 20, 2016

My husband and I tried this restaurant and loved it. The food just melted in our mouths. The atmosphere was wonderful and has moved up to our number 1 spot to eat when we visit Myrtle Beach. You can't go wrong with this place. The hush puppies and raspberry butter they serve you before your dinner are delicious!

Thank Malissa R
Columbus, Ohio
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23 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 10, 2016 via mobile

We visited Dave's after reading the great reviews but were disappointed with our experience. The server got our order wrong and then laughed out loud at me twice for asking for ketchup for my steak fries (people in South Carolina must not eat ketchup with their fries?). The final straw was when our party asked to have the bill split... More 

1 Thank Amanda M
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 8, 2016

Great fried and grilled seafood at prices lower than neighboring restaurants on the marsh walk. Nothing fancy, just great food and friendly service at a good price.

Thank M0mmaDu
Murrells Inlet, South Carolina
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380 reviews
173 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 150 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 7, 2016

I went with a friend for lunch. We were seated by a window with beautiful Inlet views, The service was perfect. My friend ordered a cup of soup and Dragon Shrimp, She didn't like the dragon sauce but didn't complain. My Poseidon Salad was delicous.

Thank AnnC576
Irmo, South Carolina
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102 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 1, 2016

We stopped here for lunch before we headed out of town. This was a great place! The food was very good, I enjoyed the crab cake and a bloody Mary. We look forward to returning for more food and to enjoy the waterfront view.

Thank Jennifer S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$17 - $32
American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Private Dining, Television
Good for
Romantic, Families with children, Scenic view, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Large groups
Open Hours
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: On the Waterfront, 4307, Murrells Inlet, SC 29576
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Murrells Inlet
  • Phone Number: 18436515850

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?