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Restaurants in Myrtle Beach: Seafood Buffet Edition

Snow Crab Legs at myrtle beach seafood buffet

Seafood buffets in Myrtle Beach are about as abundant as Starbucks in Seattle, you can just about turn any corner and be standing right in front of one. We know people travel far and wide for the delectable Calabash-style seafood, and what’s better than a buffet so you can try it all! Here’s your guide to some of the best seafood buffets in the Grand Strand.

Captain George’s Seafood Restaurant

1401 29th Avenue, Myrtle Beach | 843-916-2278

With over 43+ items to choose from (that doesn’t include their huge dessert bar) and an a la carte menu, Captain George’s is one of the favorites on the Grand Strand. Get your fill of snow crab legs, oysters Rockefeller, and steamed mussels…just to name a few. Captain George’s is open Monday – Friday at 4 PM, Saturday at 3 PM, and Sunday at 12 PM. Adults are $36.99, kids 5-12 are $19.99, and kids under 4 eat free with the purchase of an adult buffet.

Crabby Mike’s

290 Highway 17 North | 843-238-3524

Located in Surfside, Crabby Mike’s was voted Best Seafood Buffet in 2018 by Best of the Beach – and they really are one of the best! Their buffet includes a hot bar, cold bar, soup bar, salad bar, fruit and dessert bar. They offer over 57 options on their hot bar including, crab cakes, snow crab legs, boom boom shrimp, deviled crab, and steamed crawfish. They offer their buffet at market price (usually around $29.99 for adults) and are open seasonally.

The Original Benjamin’s

9593 North Kings Highway | 843-449-0821

Known for their “World Famous” seafood buffet, Original Benjamin’s offers over 170 all-you-can-eat items on their buffet. They even have an in-house bakery with a dessert bar that features banana pudding, oreo delight, chocolate truffles, peach cobbler, and so many other divine treats. The Original Benjamin’s buffet is around $37.99 for adults, but they offer discounts throughout the year!

Seafood World Seafood & Steak Buffet

411 North Kings Highway | 843-626-7896

In the mood for surf n’ turf? Try Seafood World, they offer an all-you-can-eat buffet with every seafood you can imagine! Their three islands hold over 100 different dishes including snow crab legs and ribeye! Buffet pricing for adults is $34.99 (the offer $6 and $5 off couples on their website).

Captain Benjamin’s Calabash Seafood Buffet

401 South Kings Highway | 843-626-9354

Captain Benjamin’s has been on the Grand Strand since the 1980s and brings a lot to the table when it comes to seafood buffets. With over 200+ items on the buffet including crab legs, fried shrimp, fresh salmon, oysters, and more, you’ll definitely leave Captain Benjamin’s feeling satisfied. Pricing varies based on time of year, but be sure to visit their site for a 10% off coupon for adults.

Bennett’s Calabash Seafood Buffet

9701 North Kings Highway | 843-449-7865

2900 North Kings Highway | 843-448-2977

Bennett’s has 2 locations on the Grand Strand (North MyrtleBeach and Broadway at the Beach), all with the same delicious, fresh, and quality seafood. Buffet pricing for adults is based on seasonality and pricing for children 6-12 are half the price of adults. They offer multiple discounts on their website including $50 off for parties of 10 or more.

Crabby George’s Calabash Seafood Buffet

7904 North Kings Highway | 843-839-4044

This pirate-themed Myrtle Beach seafood buffet is family-friendly and offers over 120 items including everyone’s favorite, crab legs! Crabby George’s has a $5 off early bird special for dinner before 4 and 5 PM (depending on the time of year). Their hours are Monday-Thursday from 4 PM, Friday from 3 PM, and Saturday-Sunday from 2 PM.

Giant Crab Seafood Restaurant

9597 North Kings Highway | 843-449-1097

Giant Crab Seafood has extra features that most seafood buffets in the area don’t have, like their raw & steamed bar and their hibachi grill! Choose from over 170 mouth-watering foods including Alaskan king crab, prime rib carved daily, and made-to-order pasta. 

Preston’s Seafood & Country Buffet

4530 US-17 South | 843-272-3338

Enjoy fresh seafood and southern comfort food at Preston’s! Their seafood and country buffet features over 100 items to grub down on. You have the option of purchasing an all you can eat dinner with or without crab legs. Adult pricing is $37.95/32.95, pricing for children 7-11 is $15.95, and 3-6 is $7.95.

Want to stay close to the hotel? Check out the restaurants along the Myrtle Beach Boardwalk (most within walking distance from South Bay Inn & Suites).