Waterfront Restaurants in Murrells Inlet

By:Devyn Whitmire


Wicked Tuna Murrells Inlet
The best part of dining on Murrells Inlet is the view.

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.

The Wicked Tuna

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

Drunken Jack’s

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

Phone: 843.651.2044

Dead Dog Saloon Murrells Inlet
When walking down the the Marsh Walk at Murrells Inlet you can't pass Dead Dog Saloon without going inside.

Dead Dog Saloon

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

Phone: 843.651.0664

Murrells Inlet Nance's Seafood
Nance's seafood is seafood done right.

Nance’s Creekside Restaurant

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

Phone: 843.651.2696

Captain Dave’s Dockside Seafood

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

Phone: 843.651.5850

Murrells Inlet Seafood
The views in Murrells Inlet are matched only by their amazing seafood.

Wahoo’s Fish House

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 Inlet

Phone: 843.651.5800

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Capt. Dave's Dockside

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Capt. Dave's features waterfront dining, with scenic views of Murrells Inlet. This coastal treasure serves lunch and dinner and a Sunday brunch. Open for more than 30 yea ...
Nance's Creekfront Restaurant

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Nance's provides a family atmosphere with a wonderful view of the inlet. Menu features oysters and surf and turf options. Early bird specials include buy one entree, get ...
Drunken Jack's Restaurant

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Like most things in Murrells Inlet, there's a story behind the name of this restaurant. It seems that on one of his dockings, Blackbeard left behind one of his sailors. N ...

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