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Sea Merchants

1104 Highway 17 S, North Myrtle Beach, SC 29582-3705
+1 843-272-5835
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good27%
  • Average6%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
Travelers talk about
“grouper” (18 reviews)
“prime rib” (16 reviews)
“crab cakes” (13 reviews)
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American, Seafood
$$ - $$$
1104 Highway 17 S, North Myrtle Beach, SC 29582-3705
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Been to this restaurant at least 20 times. Never had anything but great tasting food. Service is top notch. The jambalaya is fantastic. Plenty of scallops, shrimp, sausage served over rice with a spicy sauce.

Thank Don D
Reviewed 1 week ago

Oysters were great. She Crab Soup, seafood platter was very good. Friendly and quick service, a great place to eat.

Thank jmshepp
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Sea Merchants is always a must several times a year when we are in the Myrtle Beach area. It truly is a well kept secret! Although, we have tried numerous menu items (all good I might add) the prime rib is everyone's favorite and...More

Thank beachlovr123
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The outside of building wasn't very attractive but the inside was nice and the service was good. The seafood platters (flounder, scallops, shrimp), shrimp scampi, grouper, salad and rolls were delicious. However, the flounder was a little over cooked as well as the green beans....More

Thank Carolyn L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My friend and I had driven up and down Hwy 17 trying to decide where to eat, settled on Sea Merchant because there didn't seem to be a line. We asked some folks just leaving if they liked it and they raved about it, said...More

1  Thank TNtravelnut52
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I did not see this restaurant in the numerous brochures and couple magazines. We received a recommendation from Ashley and Flanders (at the Tiki-hut) and they were spot on. Both my wife and I had the signature tenderloin and it was, hands down, our best...More

Thank Michael C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The building itself is not much to look at, however the food was excellent. We arrived at 7:30 pm and was seated immediately, and yes, the restaurant was near capacity. Our server was very friendly and knowledgeable. We had the stuffed mushrooms for an appetizer,...More

1  Thank Lynn B
Reviewed May 2, 2017

My wife and I always eat at the Sea Merchant at least twice a week when we are in Myrtle. Our favorite place to dine for over 25 years. Not just a sea food place but Great steaks and veal...try it, you won't be sorry....More

1  Thank jackyarosh
Reviewed May 2, 2017 via mobile

Dined here with friends on a Monday evening. It's not brightly lit on the inside so be prepared for that! There is a wine list & our waitress, Doreen, helped me decide between the Malbec & Tempranillo, Malbec won! She took excellent care of us...More

Thank Crizo1
Reviewed April 30, 2017 via mobile

We are local in myrtle beach. Romantic dinner, not! It was very busy, but we had reservations. Long wait to place our order, salad never came, dinner finally came but I had ordered without scallops (I'm allergic) and it came with scallops. They offered to...More

Thank NJH-MB
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Prices for food?
April 8, 2016|
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Response from S G | Reviewed this property |
Reasonable! All dinner entrees included in price". Salad, two sides! You can google their menu with prices.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Good for
Families with children, Local cuisine, Large groups, Special occasions, Romantic
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1104 Highway 17 S, North Myrtle Beach, SC 29582-3705
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  North Myrtle Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 843-272-5835
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