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Crabby Mike's Calabash Seafood

290 Highway 17 N, Surfside Beach, SC 29575-6033
+1 843-238-3524
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good22%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“crab legs” (837 reviews)
“prime rib” (222 reviews)
“seafood” (519 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
290 Highway 17 N, Surfside Beach, SC 29575-6033
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This place has a lot of choices on the buffet. The food was okay. Some items were great. The shrimp were good. Some items were not hot enough. We went at a peak time, so that was not the reason. Be warned, it is 50.00...More

Thank beachbum045
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We saw the billboard on the way to Mrytle Beach so we thought we would check it out. If you like seafood, this is the place to go! It was very good. Huge variety! Go early. Web site says that they open at 4 but...More

Thank Kacey H
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This place was a hit. So much to choose from. Crab legs, broil shrimp, ribs, cornbread broiled fish and fried fish. The list goessssss long. Everything was tasteful. Rich the waiter was amazing. Never had to ask for fresh plates for my multiple trips to...More

Thank VacayansStay
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

There are so many crab leg buffets, and we have tried them all! Crabby Mike's is the best hands down! Worth the money!

Thank Ashley M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If youre looking for modern intimate dining, this isnt the place. There are a TON of buffets in MB so its hard to pick. My husband and I came during Harley week and asked everyone we saw what place had the best seafood. We tried...More

1  Thank Emily S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Definitely come hungry! Do not attempt to diet. The food is excellent and there is a wide variety. So much more than just seafood. Plenty of child friendly food too.More

Thank Donna M
scbeachboy, Owner at Crabby Mike's Calabash Seafood, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Donna M, Thank you for pointing out the wide variety food choices that we provide here at Crabby Mike's Seafood. While we specialize in seafood, about 40% of the buffet options are non-seafood (prime rib, grilled steak, ham, turkey, fried& baked chicken, ribs, pulled pork,...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you are looking for an all you can eat seafood restaurant, this is it. The food is fresh and delicious. There is something here for everyone. The service is great and the people are very friendly. Would return in a heart beat.More

1  Thank Liz L
scbeachboy, Owner at Crabby Mike's Calabash Seafood, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Liz L, Thank you for taking the time to leave us a five star review about your recent dining experience here at Crabby Mike's Seafood. Our kitchen staff and buffet runners work extremely hard providing "fresh and delicious" food for our guests. We look forward...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant and staff never disappoint ! We are tonight and every dish was wonderful , the crab legs were fresh off the hook ! Our server Tyler did an awesome job clearing our dishes away and refilling drinks ! We never waited for anything...More

Thank Wendy N
scbeachboy, Owner at Crabby Mike's Calabash Seafood, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Wendy, Thank you for letting us know that Tyler did such an awesome job taking care of you. We will be sure to tell him about the review you left for him. It is also great to hear that you enjoyed the food and atmosphere...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Absolutely loved this restaurant. Had been looking forward to seafood at the beach. Crabby Mikes did not disappoint.......Food was great; variety phenomenal. Stephanie was our server. She was so attentive and helpful. Already looking forward to our next visit.More

Thank Elaine G
scbeachboy, Owner at Crabby Mike's Calabash Seafood, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Elaine G, Thank you for writing a five star review about your experience. We will be sure to let Stephanie know that you left such great comments how her service. Make sure ask for her the next time you come in to dine with us....More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed our 2nd visit back and got our bellies full on some delicious seafood. Great value for the price...we'll be back soon. Mike, I enjoy reading your responses to reviews when someone tries to slam your business and employees without basis. Kudos to you.

2  Thank David B
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22 March 2018|
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Response from dianecM8249YT | Reviewed this property |
My answer is the same as Abby's. $34 for the buffet and lots of options other than seafood. I'm not a big fan either. And they do have a menu.
16 March 2018|
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Response from MondaymanDan | Reviewed this property |
All 10 previous answers are correct. They have a full bar. of course by full - I also remember it being full of people on busy nights, as folks wait for their seats... :)
Angie F
22 February 2018|
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Response from seymore7 | Reviewed this property |
Crabby Mikes posted to their FB page that they opened for the 2018 season on February 9th! Let the yum begin! Crabby Mike’s Calabash Seafood
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 5 - USD 30
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Buffet, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
4:00 pm - 9:30 pm
4:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 290 Highway 17 N, Surfside Beach, SC 29575-6033
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Surfside Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 843-238-3524
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We currently open at 4 PM each day. We do not have a set closing time. We stay open as late as business dictates on a daily basis.
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