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Tar Baby's Pancakes

1048 Sea Mountain Hwy, 1048 Sea Mountain Hwy, 29582, North Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, North Myrtle Beach, SC 29582-2211
+1 843-249-7173
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good28%
  • Average17%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible14%
Travellers talk about
“cheese grits” (6 reviews)
“country ham” (7 reviews)
“potatoes” (2 reviews)
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1048 Sea Mountain Hwy, 1048 Sea Mountain Hwy, 29582, North Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, North Myrtle Beach, SC 29582-2211
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The buffet was cheap with good options. They kept the food fresh and overall it was tasty. We would go back next time we visit.

Thank MrsLtraveler
Reviewed 2 April 2018

One of the best breakfast buffets in NMB. Waffles are to die for. Don’t forget the cheese grits either.

Thank tazzy1711
Reviewed 21 March 2018 via mobile

Waited all winter for Tar Baby's to open and it finally did on 3/16. My wife and I both had the pancakes at $4.99 for all you can eat. Three were more then enough. I found them to be very good with a hint of...More

Thank Sharon K
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Reviewed 26 November 2017 via mobile

I'd heard this place had a great breakfast buffet. Maybe it was because it was their last day open for this year, but I was not impressed. The floors needed sweeping/vacuuming was my first thought upon entering. I don't drink coffee or tea so I...More

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Reviewed 14 November 2017

We were very disappointed in this place. Got there early on a Sunday and had the buffet. It was just an average buffet like you would find in a motel. The sausage was particularly bad ( yesterday's?) and we had to saw back and forth...More

Thank Michael W Y
Reviewed 19 October 2017 via mobile

My wife and I had traveled to north Myrtle Beach to visit some friends and when we left the next morning they said we had to stop by Tar Baby’s. And I’m glad we did, my wife had pancakes and I had the biscuits and...More

Thank Kevin C
Reviewed 18 October 2017 via mobile

The breakfast buffet was much much better than it looked to be when arrived. The lady working the bar was very nice and would get you something if it wasn't on the bar

Thank hokie728
Reviewed 14 October 2017

first time for breakfast. very friendly service. chose the buffet and wasn't disapointed. my only complaint the waffles,pancakes and french toast were cold. the cheese grits,bacon and choice of sausages will have me going back.

Thank stompdigglinz
Reviewed 24 September 2017

I was blown away with the breakfast buffet it had the most items i have seen at a buffet. Meat wise it had sausage patties, sausage links, smoked sausage,bacon,ham, country ham, hash, Waffles, pancakes, cinnamon rolls , muffins, cointry potatoes, French toast, biscuits, gravy, grits,...More

1  Thank krickertrsix
Reviewed 10 September 2017

This is a must eat at restaurant. We always stop here at least twice during the week for breakfast and always leave stuffed. Pancakes are good but their omelets are among the best and so are their biscuits and gravy. You will eat too much...More

1  Thank gmb2213
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26 February 2018|
Response from Maureen P | Reviewed this property |
I have no idea. Our last visit to MB we did not go to Tar Baby's.
5 November 2017|
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Response from Kevin C | Reviewed this property |
Then don’t eat there! It didn’t seem to bother any of the beautiful black employees or patrons! Maybe you should read about the history of the place before you pass judgement!!!
Susan S
14 April 2017|
Response from Dawn B | Reviewed this property |
I'm not sure. I didn't have small ones with me and wouldn't even think about getting a buffet. The place was so nasty.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Brunch
Restaurant features
Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 1:00 PM
7:00 AM - 12:00 PM
7:00 AM - 12:00 PM
7:00 AM - 12:00 PM
7:00 AM - 12:00 PM
7:00 AM - 1:00 PM
7:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1048 Sea Mountain Hwy, 1048 Sea Mountain Hwy, 29582, North Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, North Myrtle Beach, SC 29582-2211
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  North Myrtle Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 843-249-7173
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