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Pawleys Island Tavern

The Island Shops, U.s. 17, Pawleys Island, SC 29585
+1 843-237-8465
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good34%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“crab cakes” (56 reviews)
“pizza” (104 reviews)
“crawfish” (5 reviews)
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American, Bar, Seafood, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
The Island Shops, U.s. 17, Pawleys Island, SC 29585
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The PIT is a hidden gem in Pawley's Island. The seafood is always good... the quantities are large... the beer selection is good... and it's gonna be a little noisy.

Thank LouisD357
Reviewed 1 week ago

We have visited the PIT in prior years when we visited Myrtle Beach. This time we took 8 other friends along to show them what a great place it was. No one was disappointed. From the pizza, burgers, fried clams and all the rest, everyone...More

Thank Tina K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Pawleys Island Tavern is located down a road off Ocean Highway that might never be discovered unless visiting with a local. The setting is very rustic but once inside you are met by a friendly greeter who seats you. You are so surprised to see...More

Thank Helen E
Reviewed 19 November 2017

Go for the seafood. Do not expect much from the sides: the coleslaw is large strips of cabbage with little dressing and the pasta salad wasn't very good. The onion rings are very tasty. But it's the seafood that I go for crab cakes, fried...More

Thank travelbychoice
Reviewed 18 November 2017 via mobile

Awesome steak, blue cheese sauce, excellent fresh veggies and ice cold beer served by the best and prettiest waitress in Myrtle Beach...Miranda. Fast service, friendly comfy atmosphere. Lots of parking but have to look close for the green mailbox at entrance to laneway with PIT...More

Thank sandsgolfdesk
Reviewed 6 November 2017 via mobile

Known locally as “The PIT”. First, finding it is a problem. Then you must negotiate the rough driveway. Persevere; it’s worth it. Excellent friendly service. Crab cakes are outstanding. Onion rings are way better than most. Live music was great.

Thank michael43
Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

On a family trip we decided to stop at the tavern. It was a Sunday around 11:00 and there were more people working than customers. Our waitress was rude and slow. It took 20 minutes to get out drinks that I saw waiting at the...More

2  Thank Kathleen H
Reviewed 22 September 2017 via mobile

Stopped in and the decor is interesting (sign your dollar bill and stick it on the ceiling, wall, or any place you can find) But the service was fairly slow and the food was ok . We had he grouper fingers app and it was...More

Thank Grantly000
Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

If you are looking for a great place to go to for music and food you have found it at the "PIT" What a wonderful find for some of the best pizza you will find in Pawleys Island. You can go and hear a different...More

Thank william c
Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

Service wasn't good, food was mediocre. Got the Edisto burger & all you could taste was the goat cheese no grape jelly. Sweet potato fries were good however the FRH onion rings not so much definetly need a dipping sauce served with them to combat...More

Thank jlhall13jh
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Island Shops, U.s. 17, Pawleys Island, SC 29585
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Pawleys Island
  • Phone Number: +1 843-237-8465
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