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4530 Highway 17 S, North Myrtle Beach, SC 29582-5253
+1 843-272-3338
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3 reviews
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Great crab legs and our waitress Denise was extremely good and on top of her game. She kept the refills coming.

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North Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This restaurant is right around the corner from our home and my wife wanted to try it. We both decided on the senior menu since the buffet was $27.95 or $35.95 with crab legs. I was sorely disappointed with my prime rib. It was so tough that I couldn't swallow any of the bites.

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Miami Beach, Florida
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We traveled to North Myrtle Beach (Cherry Grove Beach) for our recent vacation and looked over many, many restaurants for our night out. Since we were a large group (10 adults and 3 kids), we decided a buffet would probably be best. After reviewing TripAdvisor, we decided to give Preston's a try. It was a wise decision! We arrived around... More 

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Norristown, Pennsylvania
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Food was very bland and the price for the seafood buffet was extremely high I will not return the waiter ken was great

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Thank tamalatylek
Jane M, Manager at Preston's Family Seafood Restaurant, responded to this review

While we are glad to hear you were given great service by Ken, we are disappointed you did not enjoy the food and felt the price was too high. We are the only seafood buffet in our area that offers the lowest prices, with or without crab legs, and we choose not to over-season the food, as some of our... More 

Coopersburg, PA, United States
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped in for dinner after taking a boat trip in the afternoon. The hostess was very friendly, explaining the price depended on with or without the all you can eat crab legs. We chose with. Rhett, our server, was very attentive keeping a check on our progress with the crab leg supply and offering more as we emptied our... More 

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Jane M, Manager at Preston's Family Seafood Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you, Carol B, for your excellent review of Preston's! Rhett appreciated your compliments, as did the cooks. We hope you will make Preston's a stop on your next boating trip! More 

Greenville, South Carolina
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Preston's is what you want. The crab legs were amazing and the items on the hot bar was flavored just right. Jamie made sure we had everything we needed when we needed it and even offered to go get me dessert so I wouldn't have to get up and get it myself. The food really was delicious and every time... More 

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Jane M, Manager at Preston's Family Seafood Restaurant, responded to this review

Thanks, brs0011, for all of your great comments about Jamie and Preston's! We're glad you found the food delicious, and happy to hear you will join us again on your next visit to Myrtle Beach! More 

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

All the food was good, but the Crab legs were the best! They have a hot and cold bar, but the waitress brings crablegs without judgement. I do love me some Crab Legs! Our waitress Denise was wonderful.

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Thank Donna S
Jane M, Manager at Preston's Family Seafood Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you, Donna S, for your excellent review of Prestons! It's great to hear that you really enjoyed the Crab Legs, as well as great service from Denise. We hope you'll be back soon! More 

Shelby, United States
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We've tried all the seafood buffets in Myrtle, Surfside, Garden City, Murrell's Inlet, and North Myrtle beach, but had not visited Preston's until today. From now on we will make Preston's our first and only choice for seafood and country buffet. We were seated immediately by the friendliest of staff, and our server Kristi (Christy ... no sure of the... More 

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Jane M, Manager at Preston's Family Seafood Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you, Dr John W, for your terrific review of Prestons! We are so glad you finally found us, and hope you will make Preston's a traditional stop. It's nice to hear you received great food and service, as that's what we strive for here at Preston's. Christy appreciated your kind words, as do the cooks and hostesses. We hope... More 

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We came and had an amazing meal here! Denise served us wonderfully and every item was filled on the clean buffet line!

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Thank casey g
Jane M, Manager at Preston's Family Seafood Restaurant, responded to this review

Thanks, casey g, for your 5 star review! Denise appreciated your comments, as did Management regarding the cleanliness comment. We hope you'll be back soon, and make Preston's your favorite buffet! More 

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great meal same as last time. They have seafood, steak, prime rib, crab legs, full selection of vegetables and desserts.

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Thank Taylor1767
Jane M, Manager at Preston's Family Seafood Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you, Taylor1767, for your excellent review of Preston's! It's so great to know your dinners were just as good as last time....that's what we love to hear. Please continue to make Preston's a tradition of your beach trips. Thanks again for being loyal customers of Preston's! More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Buffet
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
16:00 - 20:00
Monday
16:00 - 20:00
Tuesday
16:00 - 20:00
Wednesday
16:00 - 20:00
Thursday
16:00 - 20:00
Friday
16:00 - 20:00
Saturday
16:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4530 Highway 17 S, North Myrtle Beach, SC 29582-5253
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  North Myrtle Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 843-272-3338
Description
Preston's grand buffet offers succulent meats and seafood, along with deliciously seasoned vegetables, fresh baked breads and pastries, and oh so much more!Seafood lovers will delight in the variety they find here. The selection is awesome! Besides wonderful shrimp, fish and oysters, Preston's offers scallops, deviled crab, steamed mussels, craw fish and shrimp, salmon, seafood casserole, a seafood medley and more! You can choose to have all you can eat crab legs, which are cooked to order and brought to the table hot with warm butter. If meat is what you crave, Preston's offers prime rib, BBQ ribs, several chicken dishes as well as pork. Pasta lovers aren't left out either!The folks in the kitchen at Preston's do a great job with the buffet's homemade recipes of vegetables and side dishes. Tasty as they are, you'll think Grandma spent all day simmering them on the stove.The salad bar alone is worth the trip! There's 15 feet of colorful, crisp fruit and vegetables with a variety of creamy dressings as well as shrimp and seafood salad, cold boiled shrimp, pasta salad, potato salad, coleslaw and others.The ideal accompaniment to any meal is the melt-in-your-mouth yeast rolls from the in-house bakery. And save room for dessert! Preston's bakers whip up a delightful assortment of fruit cobblers, cookies, cakes and even yummy toppings with ice cream!Preston's a great place to take kids. The kid's bar includes cheeseburgers, french fries, chicken tenders, corn dogs, pizza and nachos with cheese. Not only will they find plenty of things they like, children under 3 eat free!Guests who opt to pass up the buffet will find plenty to like on Preston's full menu including chicken, seafood and steaks.A full bar featuring cocktails and a variety of beers is available. While outstanding food is enough to set Preston's apart from most restaurants, you'll also love the attentive service. Jane McMichael and her friendly staff have a loyal following of guests who come back each year. It's no wonder Preston's has been one of Myrtle Beach's most popular restaurants for 25 years.

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