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Sara J's Seafood Restaurant

314 Atlantic Ave, Murrells Inlet, SC 29576-8101
+1 843-651-1657
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good25%
  • Average16%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“hush puppies” (76 reviews)
“oysters” (41 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
314 Atlantic Ave, Murrells Inlet, SC 29576-8101
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited this restaurant because it came highly recommended. I was disappointed they very few option for someone with shellfish allergy and if you wanted something other than the catch of the day. The wait to order and get our food was a bit long...More

Thank Gwendolyn P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

In the midst of this season's busy vacation crush, we visited Sara J's as a couple and as a past customer. Kudos to the staff for managing the wait list efficiently, and to the wait staff for greeting us promptly once seated. After that, service...More

Thank Stanley S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing food and great friendly service. A must try if you are in the area! Owner makes you feel like you belong along with the genuinely nice staff.

Thank Rob_fennell
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Brunch Buffet on Sunday was out of this world. They literally had everything you could imagine plus more and everything was cooked to perfection. My favorites: Popcorn Shrimp, Shrimp n Grits, Sausage Biscuit

1  Thank Cassy C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I enjoyed my mail at Sara J's I had the red snapper and my friend had salmon. Both meals were delicious. Prices are typical for tourist location. Setting was lovely casual friendly clean.

Thank C F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My family and I were looking forward to dinner at Sara J’s all week but were sadly disappointed. We ate here annually many years ago when we vacationed in GC each year and always loved Sara J’s. We stopped coming to GC about 10 years...More

Thank babblinbrunett
Chase A, Manager at Sara J's Seafood Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

I am so sorry to hear your experience this time was not up to par. We strive for customer satisfaction at Sara Js. We would love for you to visit us when you return to Garden City since it's been an annual trip. We hope...More

Reviewed 8 June 2018 via mobile

Visiting my in-laws in SC and they said this place was worth the hour drive. And it was. They also said we needed to go early or we would have a long wait. It was a Thursday evening and arrived right when they opened and...More

Thank CJ2789
Reviewed 3 June 2018 via mobile

Waitress was terrible. She was friendly just lacking in every other category. Wait for food was exceptionally long considering they weren’t that busy. Food came out barely warm because our slack waitress let it sit too long after the kitchen had it ready. Will not...More

Thank David M
Reviewed 2 June 2018 via mobile

Good steak and seafood. Hush puppies were yummy!! I would definitely go again. Service was great. Prices are about average for the type of food at the beach.

Thank Vicki G
Reviewed 30 May 2018

The best seafood ever!! Fresh, delicious and more than I could eat. They know how to do broiled-perfection!! Had lunch the next day. The hush puppies were awesome too!

Thank Michelle B
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Ann G
13 July 2018|
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Response from gypsyred | Reviewed this property |
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2 August 2017|
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Response from AKB112 | Reviewed this property |
Saturday 4–9PM Sunday 4–9PM Monday 4–9PM Tuesday 4–9PM Wednesday 4–9PM Thursday 4–9PM Friday 4–9PM
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Response from heatherpmk | Reviewed this property |
I think so. It's locally caught.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, View, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 314 Atlantic Ave, Murrells Inlet, SC 29576-8101
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Murrells Inlet
  • Phone Number: +1 843-651-1657
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