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Driftwood's Seafood & Steak Restaurant

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10799 Highway 707, Murrells Inlet, SC 29576-9819
+1 843-650-3278
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16:00 - 21:00
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Sun 11:00 - 21:00
Mon - Sat 16:00 - 21:00
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Fairfield, Ohio
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31 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

I was taken here by friends who are locals. It’s not out on the water so it’s not well known by tourists.  I had the all you can eat crab legs. GREAT!!! Unlike the buffets, they bring you smaller HOT portions as you need them. Service was excellent and due to my friends, the owner stopped by to visit.... More 

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Thank 1961Cynthia
Pinch
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We loved Driftwood! Locals love the fact that not too many people are even aware of it. They have something to make everyone happy. Be sure to go on your birthday with an ID showing your birth date and get a free meal.

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Thank jamesdorothyj
Pawleys Island, South Carolina
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27 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Noting real stand out about the place, but decent enough. Popular with locals so maybe it's just me.

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Thank TD-29576
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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83 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We went to this restaurant based on other reviews on Trip Advisor. The restaurant is in a strip of fast food restaurants. The environment of the restaurant is rustic but homey. The waitress came out with a dish of hot sweet hushpuppies and tuna and crackers. There is a bar and they serve alcoholic beverages. We ordered the she crab... More 

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Pennsylvania
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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We've been coming to Myrtle Beach for years and just now came across Driftwood Seafood and Steak restaurant in Murrells Inlet. Love it! Food was great, service was great and the prices were reasonable. Wish we would have heard about this place sooner! We'll definitely be going again.

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Thank homeyPennsylvania
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What a pleasant surprise. We are in Myrtle Beach and were told to try the Driftwood. For the beach dinner, off the main drag, perfect for the slower pace. They have a daily special that includes dessert .

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Thank arleen a
Williamson, West Virginia
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72 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It's a locally owned non chain restaurant. Away from all the hustle and bustle of main Myrtle beach in the Burgess community. It's a joint for the locals which is why I titled my visit as "comfortable". But if your a tourist don't let that discourage you. Gentleman at the bar was very helpful and didn't let me get dry.... More 

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Thank leatherhat14
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22 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

There was a 20 minute wait for our early bird dinner (longer by the time we left) and I really don't understand why. The nautical theme of the restaurant is interesting and the staff was pleasant but my food was not particularly good. I ordered broiled scallops that had no flavor to speak of and didn't have any color on... More 

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Thank MrsSunsh1ne
Murrells Inlet, South Carolina
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We like this restaurant because the food is always good, they have an early bird menu which includes dessert, and a senior menu which is surprisingly varied. You receive free hushpuppies and smoked tuna dip. The waitstaff is helpful and courteous. If you are looking for a neighborhood restaurant, not fancy, with good reliable seafood, this is the place for... More 

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Thank drperkins62
Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, United States
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25 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Very good food. Restaurant was clean. Service was slow, but it was busy. Hush puppies are excellent. Not open for lunch, but they open at 4:00. Conveniently located.

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Thank Stacey H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Seafood
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 21:00
Monday
16:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
16:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
16:00 - 21:00
Thursday
16:00 - 21:00
Friday
16:00 - 21:00
Saturday
16:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 10799 Highway 707, Murrells Inlet, SC 29576-9819
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Murrells Inlet
  • Phone Number: +1 843-650-3278

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