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Captain Dave's Dockside Restaurant

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On the Waterfront, 4307, Murrells Inlet, SC 29576
+1 843-651-5850
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
Closed now
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Sun 10:00 - 21:00
Mon - Sat 11:30 - 14:30
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 22:00
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Chesapeake, Virginia
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15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

So many better choices in Murrells Inlet. Went for lunch, large group, waiter had no assistance...but hung in there with a friendly demeanor. Food bland, Murrells Inlet chowder did not taste freshly made,more like canned tomato veggie soup with seafood pieces added . Shrimp salad...unappealing scoop of heavily mayonnaised salad on lettuce leaves surrounded by pale orange tomato slices. First... More 

Thank LiamDan
Erie, Pa
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48 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Weather did a marsh walk along the boardwalk. Found Baba's luv shack, Captain Dave's Dockside was next door. So drinks at Baba'so and lunch at Dave's Dockside. I had the Mahi Mahi sandwich, my friend had the Crab cake sandwich. We also ordered the house salad. Best lunch ever.

Thank susiediver
Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
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25 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had been here a year ago and the food had been very good. Last evening a year later it was terrible. I had the seared scallops with a salad, mashed potatoes, and steamed broccoli. I had the vinegarrette salad dressing. It was all oil and very little vinegar, and the salad was an odd assortment of funny colored leaves... More 

Thank kennebago888
Conway, South Carolina
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25 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

We live in Myrtle Beach and know most of the good restaurants. We enjoy lunch at Captain Dave's for a number of reasons: the location on the inlet provides great views of the inlet that invites us to walk the boardwalk after lunch; the atmosphere of the restaurant is inviting; the place is clean. We have yet to be disappointed... More 

Thank hanabanana83
Ooltewah, Tennessee
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142 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2017 via mobile

We ate here on a Friday for lunch and we were pleasantly surprised to see a sign prominently displayed at the hostess counter saying Buy One Entree Get One Free when you pay cash (see the posted picture). We even mentioned it to the hostess (who turned out to be the assistant manager per our server). When we asked for... More 

Thank Craig D
North Carolina
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2017 via mobile

We had lunch there yesterday and the food was wonderful! My husband had the seafood gumbo and I had the shrimp and grits. This has become our go-to restaurant for lunch in Murrells Inlet.

Thank Okigcgirl
Atlanta, Georgia
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2016

Let me first say that it's rare that an experience is so bad that I feel compelled to post a negative review, but our service was so appalling today that I had to share. We came in for lunch this afternoon, and it was clear that our "waitress" felt that we were an inconvenience to her from the moment she... More 

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Murrells Inlet, South Carolina
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25 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

They offered a bogo deal. The food and service were excellent. If you go before sundown you can get a table with a great marsh view. We will definitely be going back for the blackened shrimp.

Thank xalrichard
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 December 2016

We were looking forward to our night out at Dave's, but we were very disappointed in our meals. My grouper was over cooked and tasteless. My husband steak was tiny and plated without the veggies he ordered, when we mentioned it our waitress checked and said we are out of that, oh well. You expect better when you are paying... More 

Thank George L
Raleigh, North Carolina
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11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016

We were driving around Murells inlet while visiting Myrle Beach. Found a whole bunch of restaurants but picked this on seeing that he menu had interesting items. The restaurant is pretty from inside and there were a couple more tables with customers at that time.The big seller was the unobstructed veiw of the marsh and the boardwalk .I was sold... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$17 - US$32
American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Television
Good for
View, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
10:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:30
11:30 - 14:30
11:30 - 14:30
11:30 - 14:30
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: On the Waterfront, 4307, Murrells Inlet, SC 29576
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Murrells Inlet
  • Phone Number: +1 843-651-5850

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?