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Captain Benjamin's Calabash Seafood

401 S Kings Hwy, Myrtle Beach, SC 29577-4178
+1 843-626-9354
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good22%
  • Average16%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible12%
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“crab legs” (292 reviews)
“seafood” (246 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
401 S Kings Hwy, Myrtle Beach, SC 29577-4178
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Lots to choose from on the buffet, everyone tried something they had never eaten before. Friendly servers

Thank Deborah G
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Had a great time eating seafood - crab legs, mussels, scallops and shrimp in twenty different variations. The service from Lisa Weller was friendly and excellent. We even received a free photo of our dining experience.

Thank Louis B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Off-season, promptly greeted and seated, walk you past all the choices with a basket of warm hush puppies in hand. Think of it as a $50 per person experience assuming you only have a non-alcoholic beverage. That’s a lot of crab legs and fried food...More

Thank docrock2014
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was my fiancé's first time at Myrtle Beach and I wanted it to be very special. I asked around to see where was the best place to eat. We did appreciate the selection of different seafood offered on the buffet- some good, some not...More

Thank Jan N
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Always a great experience, and we didn't have to wait long for service. Our waitress Mackenzie was great

Thank Msluvjersey
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We looked at reviews and there were 4.5 stars, so we barged right up to the buffet and loaded up our plates. The ambience was typical buffet style, great for families and large groups. I first tried the fried bar. The heavy breading on everything...More

Thank D2514ROcrystalc
Captain B, General Manager at Captain Benjamin's Calabash Seafood, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

We are sorry for your experience, obviously you've not dined in our restaurant. We do not have she crab soup. We would love to see you in our buffet next time you're in mood of seafood. Thanks.

Reviewed January 22, 2018

I took my Mrs and mother here while visiting Myrtle Beach, and only wish one was closer to Santee, the seafood selection was off the chain, great in everyway. I know that everytime I visit Myrtle Beach now, I will be diniing at Captain Benjamin's...More

Thank Bishop2015
Reviewed January 21, 2018

There are lots of items to choose from, but most are fried which is not helpful for a GF person. The crab legs were good, but cold and you have to ask for real butter. By the time the butter came, we were done our...More

Thank Bonnie5901
Reviewed January 16, 2018

The plethora of items offered on the bar were more than I expected for a seafood restaurant. The food was delicious and the choices were excellent. The waitress was excellent and funny.

Thank 311tanyaa
Reviewed December 15, 2017 via mobile

I had dinner Friday evening and was hoping to be pleasantly surprised again by another solid buffet in MB, unfortunately that was not the case... The neighboring buffet which we usually frequent which much fanfare was closed (not sure why on Friday)so we went off...More

Thank LKN-Traveler1
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Patsy F
October 9, 2017|
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Response from Brian T | Reviewed this property |
We were there and several people were eating crab legs
Toni M
July 3, 2017|
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Response from Captain B | Property representative |
Hello,we do take reservations for large groups ,but it all depends on the day and the time.Please call the restaurant at 843-626-9354 for further assistant.Thanks
January 29, 2017|
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Response from frankdS3811RS | Reviewed this property |
If you are there in morning house of blues Breakfeast or country house
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Buffet, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Special occasions, Large groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
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12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 401 S Kings Hwy, Myrtle Beach, SC 29577-4178
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Myrtle Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 843-626-9354
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Captain Benjamin's Calabash Seafood Buffet, located next to Family Kingdom amusement park right in the heart of Myrtle Beach. You will find the best 170 items Seafood Buffet when you come to us while on vacation with your entire family. Come over and check our mouthwatering All-you-can-eat-crab leg, steaks, variety of seafood dishes and delicious desserts. Captain Benjamin's Calabash Seafood buffet is conveniently located on the intersection of South Kings Hwy and 5th ave South, minutes away from Myrtle Beach Downtown and Boardwalk. Have a healthy appetite?
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