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Russell's Seafood Grill

4906 Highway 17 Business, South end of Business 17, Murrells Inlet, SC 29576-5647
+1 843-651-0553
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good17%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“seafood grill” (41 reviews)
“hush puppies” (176 reviews)
“potato balls” (11 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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4906 Highway 17 Business, South end of Business 17, Murrells Inlet, SC 29576-5647
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Looking for a delicious meal without all the hoopla....you've found your place. Only been there once, and it appears to be the place where locals gather. Nice outdoor eating area, smallish dining room , bar was quaint looks like the place everybody would know your...More

Thank Kathy D
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I really wanted to love this place after hearing a few people recommend it. The service was very good. My friend and I had the grouper. It was simply prepared and tasted fresh. The rest of the meal was disappointing. Hush puppies were really over...More

Thank Karmaqueen13
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The fried shrimp and scallops were fantastic! Oysters were very tender, and the hush puppies very tasty. She-crab soup delicious! Definitely worth a trip back.

Thank John B
Reviewed 1 week ago

After seeing such a high ranking on trip advisor, we went to Russell's with high expectations. Needless to say, we were disappointed. The first batch of hush puppies was overcooked and were hard and rubbery. The second batch was much better and we enjoyed those....More

Thank Mrsparsons1
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My girlfriend and I just needed a weekend to get away. She has friends in Surfside Beach who let us crash at their place. We fell in love with the area. Needing a place for dinner, jumped on Trip Advisor. Russell's was one of the...More

Thank msheehan14
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A lot of great choices in MI, but you simply cannot top Russell's! Shrimp, Scallops, Oysters all perfectly fried with perhaps a touch of Old Bay.... wife got steak and lobster, again so well done! This was all after a delicious basket of hush puppies...More

Thank Jon L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food is ok. The shrimp and steak were both tough and for $40 , I would have thought better. Go there on Friday and Saturday to see the bartender Sue Bob. She is a hoot, as is Russell, the owner. Needs some freshening up,...More

Thank Mary D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you want great food you go to Murrels Inlet, and of course there are several restaurants together on the marsh side. But if you go a little bit further south you find Russell's and exceptional seafood. We ordered the smoke fish appetizer and it...More

Thank Sampson54
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was our second visit to Russells Seafood Grill and once again, we left totally satisfied! The tuna steak & Hog head fish was awesome, really loved the cheesey potatoes balls as well. Certainly will return on our next vacation.

Thank GlendaW1386
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A little known secret, who Knew! We were told about Russell's by a local couple that we had met the previous evening. We were seated promptly and our server appeared just as quick ,with a basket of hush puppies.So VERY GOOD! Our cocktails were served...More

Thank sterling52
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Does everyone know Russell's is closed from Dec 1st till the second week in Feb.?
6 December 2016|
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Response from localgal10 | Property representative |
It is true. I couldn't figure out any other way to put it out there. We are closed for the season. Will reopen around Valentine's Day.
Does this restaurant have happy hour and is it on the water with a nice view?
3 August 2016|
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Response from localgal10 | Property representative |
We have happy hour from 4 to 6 Monday thru Saturday. $1.75 domestic beers and $3.50 well brand drinks. Because we are so small we do not have food specials on HH. We are across the street from the water but we have a really... More
FYI, Russell's is now in Winter hours. Month of November, Open Thursday thru Saturday. Closed December and January. Reopen February 11th 2016.
3 November 2015|
Response from localgal10 | Property representative |
They have reopened Thursday, Friday, Saturday until March, then they will be open Monday through Saturday
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 15 - US$ 41
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Takeout
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, View, Bar Scene
Open Hours
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4906 Highway 17 Business, South end of Business 17, Murrells Inlet, SC 29576-5647
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Murrells Inlet
  • Phone Number: +1 843-651-0553
  • E-mail
We are located at the south end of Business 17 across the street from Hot Fish Club and Nance's. GPS's may or may not find us. Call for directions. We do not take reservations and we are NOT open for Lunch
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