While South Carolina's ocean views are exceptional, we're just as proud of our other waterways and inlets. Murrells Inlet has some of the best waterfront dining our state has to offer. Here are a few options to give you a taste of what's available.
What it's known for: If you are interested in a more refined vacation dining experience, Wicked Tuna can provide an excellent, contemporary meal with pristine service to boot. Serving up some of the tastiest seafood on the inlet and boasting even better water views, this could just end up being your favorite meal of vacation.
Style: Seafood, waterfront, lunch, dinner
Address: 4123 U.S. 17 Business, Murrells Inlet
Phone: (843) 651-9987
What it's known for: What keeps people coming back to Drunken Jack's? The awesome seafood (accompanied by hush puppies with honey butter), the excellent service and the gorgeous views of the water, just to name a few reasons. And with its fun atmosphere and plentiful drink selection, you'll want to come back too.
Style: Seafood, traditional, waterfront, family-friendly, lunch, dinner
Address: 4031 US 17 Business, Murrells Inlet
What it's known for: For a great meal with live entertainment right on the water, make reservations at Dead Dog Saloon. This tavern is located right beside the Murrells Inlet Marshwalk, so you can savor some delicious food and drinks and then take a breezy stroll by the water.
Style: Tavern, waterfront, seafood, breakfast, lunch, dinner
Address: 4079 US 17 Business, Murrells Inlet
What it's known for: Nance's has been a staple in Murrells Inlet for years, serving up heaping pans of roasted oysters in the fall and winter and other delicious seafood dishes year-round. It's the kind of place where locals are regulars and vacationers always stop by when they're in town. Great service, inlet views and yummy food for the whole family.
Style: Seafood, waterfront, family-friendly, dinner
Address: 4883 US 17 Business, Murrells Inlet
What it's known for: Offering the freshest local seafood, a great wine and beer selection and some of the best views of the inlet, Captain Dave's is sure to be a crowd-pleaser. There's often live entertainment and the complementary hush puppies can't be beat.
Style: Seafood, waterfront, family-friendly, lunch, dinner, Sunday brunch
Address: 4037 US 17 Business, Murrells Inlet
What it's known for: A stylish seafood and sushi place right on the water, drive your boat right up to Wahoo's for a dock 'n' dine dinner or just arrive the normal way. No matter how you come, you'll appreciate the service, the view and the live music at the bar next door.
Style: Sushi, seafood, waterfront, dinner
Address: 3993 US 17 Business, Murrells InletPhone: 843.651.5800