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Blue Elephant Thai Cuisine

4493 Highway 17 Business, Murrells Inlet, SC 29576-6275
+1 843-651-5863
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good15%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible10%
Travellers talk about
“thai food” (18 reviews)
“crispy duck” (4 reviews)
“green curry” (3 reviews)
Open Now
5:00 PM - 10:00 PMAll hours
Asian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly
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4493 Highway 17 Business, Murrells Inlet, SC 29576-6275
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Reviewed yesterday

The owner and his wife are both originally from Thailand and know their food. I have had several trips to Thailand and have experience original Thai cuisine. This is as close as you can get here in the US. The owner is also the chef,...More

Thank D_Coop_NC
Reviewed 18 September 2017 via mobile

We've driven past the Blue Elephant for years and never stopped by, mainly because the meek and underwhelming curb appeal. We finally decided to dine here based on friends and TripAdvisor recommendations. If there are any reservations about this place being sketchy or nasty, all...More

Thank Chris B
Reviewed 9 August 2017

I love this place. It's the only place I know in Murrells Inlet where you can get a light, fresh, cooked meal. It's a nice break from fried seafood. They will dial the spices back to mild if you ask, or give you the full...More

1  Thank Shelagh M
Reviewed 23 June 2017

We agree with what the majority of people have said about this place. Don't judge a book by it's cover. The outside is just nothing to write home about, and we have driven by this place for years thinking it couldn't be that good. We...More

1  Thank Mikocat
Reviewed 19 June 2017

Order anything on the menu. Every dish is freely prepared and lovingly served. Intimate seating in the dining area - only about 10 tables. Not really a great choice for bringing along the kiddos only because of the space. We are local and always leave...More

Thank MellyvilleUSA
Reviewed 2 June 2017 via mobile

This is the closest I've had to Thailand. Food is great. Be careful of how hot you order. Medium hot will melt your teeth.

1  Thank Bruce K
Reviewed 15 May 2017 via mobile

My potstickers were beautiful and quite tasty. The Thai teas were my sons first choice for drinks. I tried a tall glass of Singhai beer. My choice was a garlic chicken plate, flavored with ginger. Awesome! We were all satisfied and enjoyed our wonderfully prepared...More

1  Thank Larsonrip
Reviewed 14 March 2017

The decor is charming. The China is beautiful. The food is excellent as is the service. Start with the soup and be sure to order the duck.

1  Thank scubagranny2016
Reviewed 8 March 2017

This is authentic Thai food; a bit more upscale than we're used to but well worth it. The dining room is elegant and beautifully appointed with pictures of Thailand/Thai royalty, and gorgeous wood carvings. There are nine tables - tiny, but room if one makes...More

2  Thank NMRB91
Reviewed 10 December 2016

I was so disappointed. I really wanted to try the food because of the reviews I read on TripAdvisor. I called to make sure they were open and was going to get takeout. I was told " Yes we are open until 9 pm." I...More

Thank Nettiern01
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 15 - US$ 25
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4493 Highway 17 Business, Murrells Inlet, SC 29576-6275
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Murrells Inlet
  • Phone Number: +1 843-651-5863
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