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“Great food, views and service”

Captain Dave's Dockside Restaurant
Ranked #18 of 145 Restaurants in Murrells Inlet
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $17 - $32
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Good for: Romantic, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations
Reviewed June 29, 2013

Murrell's Inlet, SC has a multitude of restaurants to choose from but Capt. Dave's Dockside is our favorite. They have excellent fresh seafood entrees as well as two really good steaks to choose from. There are also nightly specials. I had blackened halibut over stone ground grits topped with cornmeal fried oysters. This was truly a meal to remember. My wife had their filet mignon which was delicious as well. The view of the inlet from our table was fabulous as well. I highly recommend it.

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Thank rvaughn_1
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Reviewed June 23, 2013

if you want a simple, no frills dinner, captain daves fills the bills. unpretentious especially since the wine is served in a plastic cup and the beeer in a bottle. i didnt ask for a glass. probably would hace gotten a plastic cup. we both had the fried shrimp. decent and a good amount. they werent overly large. each was a bite full. the quality of the food is good, simple but a bit pricey, but youre paying for a nice view. we always seem to return here during our visits.

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Thank biodont
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Reviewed June 23, 2013

Excellent seating outside, lots of local ambiance. Food was delicious especially the shrimp and grits!!! A little pricey but once you taste the food it's worth it! Will definitely dine there again on our next trip.

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Thank Sportsmom8078
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Reviewed June 21, 2013 via mobile

Have not been to Murrells Inlet in probably 30 years but went on a recommendation. The place has really grown. There are about 8 or so restaurants facing the inlet all connected by a long boardwalk. We walked and read all the menus and landed at Capt Dave's Dockside. The place is beautiful, the food was top shelf, and the service was excellent. My wife had a house salad and a side of asparagus (she's the vege sort) and I had the house salad and the Shrimp and Grits. Normally I would not have ordered this but saw one at another table and admired it. Must say it was perfect. All the while we overlooked the inlet and Goat Island where several goats have taken up refuge. Afterwards we continued to walk up and down the board walk and were entertained by several live bands, hula dancers, guitarists and others while also watching deep sea fisherman cleaning their catch. This was a cool experience .. Highly recommended.

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Thank OneToughCoach
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Reviewed June 15, 2013

My husband and i had the pan fried grouper, which is one of their signature dishes. It was excellent. We split it because the portions are huge! They do charge for an extra plate if you want to share. Last time we were there, we made the mistake of each ordering a meal. It was way too much food for us, especially after eating the hush puppies, which are excellent. They were served hot with raspberry butter! Caution... these are addicting! We had a window seat upstairs, which looked out to the marsh. Beautiful view! Prices are a little high. Our grouper was $35.00. That included two sides... wild rice and broccolini, which were just ok. We also split a wedge salad, which was really good. It had thick blue cheese slices with ranch dressing. Joshua, our waiter, was wonderful!

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