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Crabby Mike's Calabash Seafood

290 Highway 17 N, Surfside Beach, SC 29575-6033
+1 843-238-3524
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good23%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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“crab legs” (852 reviews)
“prime rib” (204 reviews)
“seafood” (430 reviews)
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American, Seafood
$$ - $$$
290 Highway 17 N, Surfside Beach, SC 29575-6033
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This buffet surpassed any expectation I had. All of the food was great. We had 2 20 year old college football players w us and they even left over stuffed and very pleased. The crab legs were some of the best we had ever eaten....More

Thank Philline L
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I thought it would be impossible to get our party of 18 seated in one of our favorite buffet restaurants. Although it is a 25 minute drive from where we stay in Myrtle Beach, it was worth the drive and the 60+ minute wait for...More

1  Thank klutzrob
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

You could eat here every night for a week and never have the same thing. For such a large selection they do a great job with all of it. Everything was fresh and delicious !

Thank christina m
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This place is a little pricey but if you love good fresh seafood it's the happening place. Entertainment is spectacular for the lil ones. Great atmosphere awesome service, killer drinks what more do ya need?

Thank 480ADA480
Reviewed 3 days ago

For the price and compared to Captain George's they are No.2 I will say the food is good but could be better. The select is not as good as Captain George's.More

Thank Joseph C
scbeachboy, Owner at Crabby Mike's Calabash Seafood, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hi! I am glad you enjoyed your dinner with us at Crabby Mike's. Capt George's does a good job for sure but I will say we were voted #1 by the public and we do actually have more items on the buffet than they do....More

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We always go to captain George and wanted to try something new, the food was good and the entertainment outside was great. Our server did a great job, those little hush puppy things they brought to the table were yummy, but the desserts were almost...More

Thank Mark C
scbeachboy, Owner at Crabby Mike's Calabash Seafood, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hi Mark, I am glad you had great service and some great food. I apologize for the desserts not meeting your expectations. I have addressed the issue and it has been resolved. I appreciate you pointing this out for us. Thanks you for trying a...More

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Normally I don't go to seafood buffets because I don't eat a lot of fried seafood. I prefer blackened, baked or broiled. However, there were good selections and the crab legs were fabulous.... seasoned well, hot and plentiful!

Thank Leewestberry
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

King crab legs were excellent! Always available on buffet, never a wait during busy dinner hour. Good variety of fish, seafood, and meat along with non-seafood cuisine. Worth the 1.5hr wait for a table of 10!

Thank Pam M
Reviewed 5 days ago

We went there one night while we were on vacation. crowds were so large and having to stand out side that we had to come back the next day at 3:30 in the afternoon to get into the place. watch your self when you sit...More

1  Thank Rick R
scbeachboy, Owner at Crabby Mike's Calabash Seafood, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hi Rick! I am very sorry our Busser missed the ketchup in your chair. I assure you they are instructed to wipe down every chair when they clear the tables. We would still happily reimburse you for any dry cleaning needed. The price is expensive...More

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We visited while on vacation a couple of nights ago and had a great time! While the place was crazy busy and you occasionally had to wait a couple of minutes to get to the snow crabs, they were delicious and well worth the wait!...More

Thank af305
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June 27, 2017|
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Response from Michael C | Reviewed this property |
They are huge dining room. No problem call ahead if you want. Get there by 4:30 or you will have to wait in line
Scott H
June 20, 2017|
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Response from Kenneth R | Reviewed this property |
I believe it depends on their age. If you give the restaurant a call they are very friendly and should be able to better answer. My party had 5 kids in it all various ages.
Allison M
June 13, 2017|
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Response from scbeachboy | Property representative |
Sorry, no American Express accepted. Only VISA and MasterCard and of course cash. Thanks!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$5 - $30
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Buffet
Good for
Local cuisine, Families with children, Kids, Special occasions, Large groups
Open Hours
3:30 pm - 10:00 pm
3:30 pm - 10:00 pm
3:30 pm - 10:00 pm
3:30 pm - 10:00 pm
3:30 pm - 10:00 pm
3:30 pm - 10:30 pm
3:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 290 Highway 17 N, Surfside Beach, SC 29575-6033
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Surfside Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 843-238-3524
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