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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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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good22%
  • Average17%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible12%
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“crab legs” (291 reviews)
“seafood” (245 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 PM - 10:00 PMAll hours
American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
401 S Kings Hwy, Myrtle Beach, SC 29577-4178
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Reviewed October 17, 2017 via mobile

Variety of food is good, service is excellent, everyone is friendly. If you like seafood this place is certainly a place to go

1  Thank diannet484
Reviewed October 17, 2017 via mobile

Well since the Seafood house wasn't opened, we rolled the dice and tried this place. Food was cold and bland, they let the pans run down to nothing before filling them. Half the stuff was dried out.. Just awful! The major thing for me was...More

1  Thank Melissa W
Reviewed October 17, 2017

Oh my where to begin? If you like to dip crab legs in margarine? I asked for butter and was told the margarine was butter and there was also butter for the rolls---the unmelted type. The crab legs were the low end kind---small with very,...More

1  Thank JaneWilder
Reviewed October 11, 2017

The crab legs on the buffet were fresh, hot, a good size and not full of seasoning. We enjoyed eating the buffet here. The crab legs were the highlight of the meal.

2  Thank mstonya
Reviewed October 9, 2017 via mobile

Disappointed! The food was not very good. The crab cakes and deviled crab were made of artificial crab which is fish and my husband is allergic to fish so he could not eat it. The shrimp looked and tasted like boxed frozen battered shrimp. Sad...More

1  Thank Patsy F
Reviewed October 7, 2017

The person cooking the crab legs does and excellent job. Our waitress was friendly and prompt. This is an all-you-can-eat buffet so come hungry. They have wonderful steamed shrimp and other seafood as well. If you can name it, they probably have it. There's a...More

Thank MsReviewLady
Reviewed September 29, 2017 via mobile

Our first visit to this restaurant and I must say it delicious not only do have multiple choices but staff is great bring your appetite!!

Thank sherrillem2017
Reviewed September 29, 2017 via mobile

My family of six 4 adults, 2 children had a late lunch here on a Thursday afternoon. We were seated immediately and our server Lisa greeted us very quickly and explained prices. Early bird before 4PM adult $28.95, children 3 to 5 is $6.95 and...More

Thank Beth A
Reviewed September 23, 2017

Good service but terrible food. Almost everything ran out. Crab legs would run out as soon as they put a couple out. First time I been to a Myrtle Beach seafood buffet that I did not get to eat crab legs, which is the point...More

Thank sirscout
Reviewed September 18, 2017 via mobile

We tried various seafood buffets this year and this one was our favorite. Food was great with many choices. Grits were even served with a shrimp sauce which was fantastic. Waitress was very friendly and paid special attention to the kids. Basement kids playroom is...More

Thank savymom2014
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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
Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
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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