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Tar Baby's Pancakes

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1048 Sea Mountain Hwy, 1048 Sea Mountain Hwy, 29582, North Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, North Myrtle Beach, SC 29582-2211
7:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Mon - Thu 7:00 am - 12:00 pm
Fri - Sun 7:00 am - 1:00 pm
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Akron, Ohio
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Went on a Saturday morning about 1030. Menu had plenty to choose from, but everyone opted for the buffet. Prices were very reasonable, considering the area trend of gouging tourists. Buffet has alot of meat options, all fresh cooked. Fruit bar also very fresh. Staff were friendly and efficient. Everyone in my group from 3 to 55 years old enjoyed... More 

Thank John S
North Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Breakfast is good & prices are very reasonable. They have a buffet which looked tempting but we ordered off the menu. Staff is very friendly & helpful.

Thank ksmith4230
Westerville, Ohio
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62 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Not sure why my family always insists on going here but it's a constant in our annual trip. We usually stop here on our way out of town on the last day. It's just a tradition for us. Do wish they still gave away the free cups but oh well we still like is. Good variety on the buffet and... More 

Thank sealife43081
Etowah, NC
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14 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The place was very crowded and the wait staff seem over-whelmed. Even so, the hostess and cashier jumped in to help ease the situation. The reason for the crowd was that the food was EXCELLENT and plentiful. Prices make the breakfast bar the value. Was very impressed with the fact that 2 North Myrtle Beach firefighters were there having breakfast,... More 

Thank Bigolebubba
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18 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I were down in myrtle beach with another couple and wanted to try a local breakfast place and avoid chain restaurants, We came up on Tar baby's and our first experience was GREAT!! Service and food was great. The very next day, it seemed like the staff was different and the food was average. The cashier was... More 

Thank Emijane1216
Greensboro, North Carolina
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35 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Breakfast buffet is not what it once was. Selections ok. Food not kept hot. I actually felt sad that what was once a family tradition will no longer be a part of our vacation.

Thank vanvorous
Austin, Texas
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181 reviews
113 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I don't know, we all found the name of this restaurant to be mildly offensive, but seeing as how it's a character from a book, and no one was protesting, we decided to try it. You see, every time we enter North Myrtle Beach, we pass this place. We openly question the appropriateness of the sign out front, but we've... More 

Thank Chris B
Hillsborough, North Carolina
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24 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We decided on a lark to try Tar Baby's because of the name. The buffet while not extensive was plentiful with eggs, red eye gravy, grits, fatback, biscuits, gravy, country ham, fresh fruit. Derek who was our server was wonderful. He hustled and worked hard to make sure that things were as they should be. We liked it so much... More 

Thank Thecatsmeow98
Greensboro, North Carolina
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26 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I always get the breakfast buffet. It isn't huge but it does have pork chops and red eye gravy along with different sausages, corned beef hash, eggs, fruit, sausage gravy, biscuits, bacon and other stuff. I didn't say this place was good for your cholesterol, I said it was good for your taste buds. They do have a menu to... More 

1 Thank CN1976
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2016

Tar Baby's is known mostly for their breakfast bar which includes fruit, yogurt, cereal, danishes as well as grits, toast, bacon, sausage, eggs, pancakes, waffles and french toast. You can also order off the menu. The food was good. The service was very good. Good place to fill up before heading home.

Thank Phil L

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    3 of 5 stars
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
7:00 am - 1:00 pm
7:00 am - 12:00 pm
7:00 am - 12:00 pm
7:00 am - 12:00 pm
7:00 am - 12:00 pm
7:00 am - 1:00 pm
7:00 am - 1:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1048 Sea Mountain Hwy, 1048 Sea Mountain Hwy, 29582, North Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, North Myrtle Beach, SC 29582-2211
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  North Myrtle Beach
  • Phone Number: 18432497173

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?