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Bubba's Love Shak

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4037 Highway 17, Murrells Inlet, SC 29576-5032
+1 843-651-5850
11:30 - 23:30
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Sun 12:00 - 22:30
Mon - Thu 11:30 - 23:30
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 00:00
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59 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Nothing to write home about. I don't remember the name of my drink but it was like a rum punch. It was watered down and I've had much better. We ordered BBQ it was watery and served with regular old sand which bread. Seeing the BBQ was watery you can guess what happened to the bread. The cheese appetizer with... More 

Thank iadoreprince
Carmel, Indiana, United States
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60 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We enjoy going here because of the wonderful view. They have a good bar and indoor and outdoor seating. THey even have rocking chairs along the back in front of the water.

Thank Mary K
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I am a local and have been here for several years..Bubbas has always been a great place to go when hitting the inlet, but I refuse to give any of my business to these people and believe me...going to share my experience with a lot of people. All the cut backs you have made definitely show! Starting with cashier...unfriendly, did... More 

Thank Vanessa H
Deborah O, Owner at Bubba's Love Shak, responded to this review

Vanessa, my name is David and I am the owner of Bubbas Love Shak, Dave's Dockside and Creek Ratz. You are almost 100% correct in your assessment of our operation, on your last visit. We made a change, a few months back, to go to counter service outside. Primarily because quality, competent waitstaff were becoming nearly impossible to find. Since... More 

South Carolina
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I am local. My girlfriends and I have always enjoyed girlfriend time at Bubba’s Love Shak. With the good weather here its time for us to return. Unfortunately, it was not a happy experience. We arrived at noon and found out about the new system of ordering and paying and runners bringing out our food. There was some kind of... More 

Thank astyleclassic
North Carolina
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37 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went for dinner this evening at friend's suggestion. I had read reviews and wasn't expecting too much. We have walked by it dozens of times while on the Marshwalk but never tried it. Our friend had been there before and couldn't wait to take us. As we walked in the front door there is a sign that said we had... More 

Thank Chieflawdawg
Guilderland, New York
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31 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The menu is on the short side but if you're looking for a place to grab a quick lunch, have a cold drink and overlook the beautiful marsh (and Goat Island), this is a great option!

Thank NYMurrellsInletKelly
Detroit, Michigan
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175 reviews
107 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

My boys were so hungry after going on a dolphin cruise. We stopped in at Bubba's for a few appetizers. Fortunately, they were half off during happy hour. Nothing too notable except the fried dill pickles!

Thank CindyJV
South Riding, Virginia
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 11 April 2017

We went to Bubba's for the name. We thought it was cute! We went for lunch and sat outside. We had fish tacos which were good. The server was nice, the prices were okay, but not anything special.

Thank pensacolamomma
Toledo, OH, USA
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58 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 April 2017

First off, we must say that Bubba's has been a "must-stop" in our vacation plans for a number of years (8+ at least). We always enjoyed the laid back atmosphere, the good food, and quality service. We were very disappointed to arrive this afternoon to find that servers had been eliminated and that the menu had been reduced down to... More 

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Deborah O, Manager at Bubba's Love Shak, responded to this review

I am sorry that you were not happy with the changes that have been made at Bubbas Love Shak. Yes we have eliminated table service and now guests order at the bar and the food is delivered to your table. In making this change we also were able to lower the price of our menu while still keeping the quality... More 

Southampton, Canada
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91 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 March 2017

This is a great little place to stop on the Marshwalk for a drink and a snack or a casual lunch. The outdoor deck is lovely. A spoiler though, they let you smoke in the restaurant so we always sit outside

Thank WendySue56

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Seafood
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, View, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:30
11:30 - 23:30
11:30 - 23:30
11:30 - 23:30
11:30 - 23:30
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4037 Highway 17, Murrells Inlet, SC 29576-5032
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Murrells Inlet
  • Phone Number: +1 843-651-5850

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