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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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Overview
  • Excellent38%
  • Very good22%
  • Average16%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible13%
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“crab legs” (287 reviews)
“seafood” (279 reviews)
“crablegs” (26 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Seafood
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
401 S Kings Hwy, Myrtle Beach, SC 29577-4178
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1 - 10 of 999 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Food was meh at best. I'm guessing their reviews don't come from off season, because this place was highly recommended and told well worth the price. We weren't pleased with how long the food had been sitting out, as most of it looked old like...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank notyjmjb
Restaurant's Favorite
Reviewed April 29, 2018

Spent an enjoyable time on a rainy evening during our vacation at Captain Benjamin's. The food was all quite good and in our opinion reasonably priced. Great variety of seafood and desserts. The service was excellent and attentive. I see other reviews criticizing the prices,...More

Date of visit: April 2018
3  Thank Tim R
Reviewed November 7, 2018

We have been traveling to MYR for over 30 years and we make a yearly stop here. The food is always hot with a lot of variety, Service has been good, depending on the time of year. Somewhat slower in the summer and better in...More

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank Russ G
Reviewed November 6, 2018

We have made a visit to Benjamin's part of our annual trip to North Myrtle Beach for several years. This year we were terribly disappointed in the quality of the food. The best thing I ate was the coconut shrimp. Nothing else, not even the...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank SWright-Barron
Reviewed November 4, 2018

We were part of a bus tour from Canada. 24 people attending. The atmosphere genuinely all things sea, outside boats and anchor chains inside the lobby a gift shop and a huge model of the Queen Mary. Quickly taken to our tables, hush puppies given...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Voyage813567
Reviewed October 28, 2018

Great restaurant! I really liked the crabs, the steak. Not the most expensive place, everything is quite decent. Especially waiter Josh.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Евгения М
Reviewed October 10, 2018 via mobile

I walked into here knowing I was going to pay a lot of money and I’m okay with that. Some of the food was good. Some of it was meh. The crab legs,popcorn shrimp, fried grouper and several other things were excellent. The fried cod...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Sarah B
Captain B, Owner at Captain Benjamin's Calabash Seafood, responded to this reviewResponded October 21, 2018

Thank you so much for dining with us Sarah. We're happy to hear that it sounds like you enjoyed nearly everything you tried! We hope you will dine with us if you're in the area again.

Reviewed October 6, 2018 via mobile

Best thing on the bar was the crab legs...steak was dry, cole slaw was terrible and flies were on the desserts.More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Shantelle P
Captain B, Owner at Captain Benjamin's Calabash Seafood, responded to this reviewResponded October 21, 2018

Thank you for dining with us, Shantelle. Crab legs are our most popular item, so we're very happy you enjoyed them! We monitor our entire buffet very closely to ensure freshness, but it is possible for things to get overlooked. If this ever happens, our...More

Reviewed October 2, 2018

Deliciouse foods! Server Emanuel - the best of the best! We have wonderful moment in your restaurant!

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank calinabrudan
Captain B, Owner at Captain Benjamin's Calabash Seafood, responded to this reviewResponded October 21, 2018

We're so happy you had such a great time! Thank you for dining with us; please come back soon!

Reviewed September 28, 2018 via mobile

Not that great...food sat around a long time. Some was cold. Dessert wasn’t good. Very expensive for “cheap” food...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Julie D
Captain B, Owner at Captain Benjamin's Calabash Seafood, responded to this reviewResponded October 22, 2018

Thank you for dining with us, Julie. We're really sorry to hear that you didn't enjoy your experience. We monitor our buffet very closely to ensure freshness, but it is possible that things can get missed. If this ever happens, our servers are always willing...More

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Tammy b
November 8, 2018|
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Response from bgsoltis | Reviewed this property |
Don't know if they are open but if you want good seafood, go to Captain George's. In my opinion it is WAY better than Captain Benjamins in every respect. It's nicer, the ambiance is better, the service is better and the food... More
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Traveler819705
September 24, 2018|
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Response from kc4jox | Reviewed this property |
I did not see a menu. There is a very complete buffet.
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Traveler819705
September 24, 2018|
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Response from ltower6869 | Reviewed this property |
I never could find an online menu, but they serve dozens of seafood dishes, salads, desserts... All buffet style. Amazing food.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
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
Local cuisine, Kids, Families with children, Special occasions, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Monday
2:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Tuesday
2:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Wednesday
2:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Thursday
2:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Friday
2:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Saturday
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
  • E-mail
Description
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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