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Locklears - CLOSED

101 E Arctic Ave, Folly Beach, SC 29439
+1 843-588-6412
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good34%
  • Average14%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“shrimp” (28 reviews)
“seafood” (26 reviews)
“soup” (6 reviews)
Restaurant Hours Closed
American, Seafood, Pub
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101 E Arctic Ave, Folly Beach, SC 29439
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1 - 10 of 359 reviews

Reviewed 25 September 2017 via mobile

Locklear's Restaurant, which was adjacent to the Folly Pier for many years has reopened, at a new location! They are just over a mile or so from their former ocean front location at 2293 Folly Road, in the former SandCastle building. There is ample parking...More

Thank Del B
Reviewed 6 September 2017

We decided to give it a try even though they didn't serve cold beer at the time. I had a cup ot she-crab soup which was delicious I then tried their boiled peel and eat shrimp. Not great but okay.... they were hot NOT chilled...More

Thank Donald O
Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

The restaurant has been kicked out of it's great pier location but has moved to the old Sand Castle at 2293 Folly Rd. I found Locklears again today and was so excited! The same ownership, great food and fantastic Key Lime Pie! Let's keep them...More

1  Thank ccr9217
Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

We happened upon this little place and decided to give it a try without even looking at the reviews first. It is located right beside a bridge on the water and while the parking isn't great, the food and the view is. We did have...More

1  Thank Beth W
Reviewed 5 August 2017

Locklear’s recently re-opened on Folly Beach. The same signature food is available including one of my all time favorites, She Crab Soup. If you’re from here, you don’t need to ask; if you’re not, then try it and make up your mind. Of the hundreds...More

2  Thank Adrian M
Reviewed 6 January 2017

Great view. Located right on the pier. I love the buffalo shrimp! This is a great place to have lunch while hanging out at the beach.

Thank Donna J
Reviewed 5 November 2016

We stopped here twice for lunch. Both times the food was very good. The location at the foot of the pier was excellent for viewing beach goers, surfers, and fishermen. Sadly, their lease came up for renewal, and they were outbid by the adjacent hotel,...More

Thank Tonto7
Reviewed 2 November 2016

Went there yesterday and it was empty--- no furniture, inside or outside ! Found out from a local that they lost their lease and that the Tides Hotel ( next door ) will take over after renovations. We have been going here for 7 years...More

1  Thank pvnj.
Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

We ate lunch outside on the pier and it was a magnificent view. The food is good too. Great selection. Perfect place to eat with a view of the water.

Thank dkyhff
Reviewed 17 October 2016

Food was delicious lightly breaded fried seafood. Service was excellent - as was the view from the deck on a sunny October day. We were sorry to hear the restaurant is closing because according to the local newspaper the high end hotel next door is...More

Thank Mimi E
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$ 7 - US$ 30
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, View
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 101 E Arctic Ave, Folly Beach, SC 29439
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Folly Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 843-588-6412
  • E-mail
Locklear's Beach City Grill is a must for those who love amazing views, fabulous seafood, frosty drinks and a great time. Located on the Folly Beach pier, we offer a laid back casual dining experience with daily specials and a full bar.
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