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Crabby Mike's Calabash Seafood

290 Highway 17 N, Surfside Beach, SC 29575-6033
+1 843-238-3524
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good22%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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“crab legs” (837 reviews)
“prime rib” (222 reviews)
“seafood” (519 reviews)
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290 Highway 17 N, Surfside Beach, SC 29575-6033
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Service was great and selection on the buffet also Price seems high but if you are a crab leg eater you know how many cluster to eat to off set that matter then any thing esle you eat is like getting it for free. Thanks...More

Thank Dale C
Reviewed 1 week ago

Wanted some great seafood on first night of vacation. Didn't really find it here. Crab legs were only item that was fresh and non-breaded other than some not so great salmon and shrimp with weird tasting cocktail sauce. Everyone eating around us had mostly crab...More

1  Thank 24Sony
Reviewed 1 week ago

Typical buffet, but great selection. Enough for seafood eaters, non seafood eaters, kids and anyone else!More

1  Thank Kathy S
scbeachboy, Owner at Crabby Mike's Calabash Seafood, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Kathy S. Thank you for taking the time to leave a five star review. We greatly appreciate it. Our buffet does consist of about 40% non seafood items to ensure that there are plenty of food choices for the whole family. Have a great day!...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

There was a lot to choose from on the buffet, but I've been to better places. Staff was friendly, but the food didn't really stand out. Also, the servers have to bring you refill plates instead of you just getting more yourself. I don't know...More

1  Thank Aaron H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I went to Crabby Mike’s seafood buffet for dinner. If you can’t find what you like to eat here, you won’t find it anywhere. My husband does not like seafood, but he found plenty to eat. I love seafood so I was...More

1  Thank Sue D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We ordered off the menu. Did not get the buffet. Flounder, scallops, shrimp and raw oysters! All was good with an attentive wait staff. Just enough to eat and didn’t have to take home any leftovers!

Thank Deborah B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I typically struggle at all you can eat buffets but this one didn’t disappoint. It was a little pricey but depending on the amount of food you can consume in one setting it might be a bargain! The hush puppies were my favorite, followed by...More

Thank Jennifer H
scbeachboy, Owner at Crabby Mike's Calabash Seafood, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Jennifer H, We are glad that you enjoyed yourself at our buffet. Our Alaskan snow crab legs are definitely the "main attraction", but our prime rib, many different shrimp options, veggies, salad bar and homemade desserts are also wonderful. We hope to see you the...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our whole experience was amazing! The food was hot and delicious, one of the managers came over and chatted with us...thanked us for coming in, but most of all, Katelyn was the best part!! She is "hands down" one of the best servers around. She...More

1  Thank nyreelat
scbeachboy, Owner at Crabby Mike's Calabash Seafood, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

nyreelat, We are glad to hear that you had an amazing experience here at Crabby Mike's Seafood Buffet. Katelyn has been with us for many years and continues to make go above and beyond for our guests. We will make sure that she knows you...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great food , crab legs were the best I’ve had . Everything was hot and tasted great . If you are looking for an all you can eat seafood this is the place . Will definitely go back next time friends are in town .

Thank john s
scbeachboy, Owner at Crabby Mike's Calabash Seafood, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

john s. Thank you for the great review! Our kitchen and buffet staff both work extremely hard to provide hot quality food for our guests. We look forward to seeing you the next time you are in town. Have a wonderful day. Mike

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our dinner at Crabby Mike's tonight was fantastic! The crab legs were amazing and the service was the best! Thank you Mariah!

Thank JEFF H
scbeachboy, Owner at Crabby Mike's Calabash Seafood, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

JEFF H Thank you for taking the time to leave a five star review. We will be sure to recognize Mariah the next time she works. Come see us again! Thanks, Mike

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21 March 2018|
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Response from dianecM8249YT | Reviewed this property |
My answer is the same as Abby's. $34 for the buffet and lots of options other than seafood. I'm not a big fan either. And they do have a menu.
16 March 2018|
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Response from MondaymanDan | Reviewed this property |
All 10 previous answers are correct. They have a full bar. of course by full - I also remember it being full of people on busy nights, as folks wait for their seats... :)
Angie F
22 February 2018|
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Response from seymore7 | Reviewed this property |
Crabby Mikes posted to their FB page that they opened for the 2018 season on February 9th! Let the yum begin! Crabby Mike’s Calabash Seafood
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 5 - US$ 30
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Buffet, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
4:00 PM - 9:30 PM
4:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 290 Highway 17 N, Surfside Beach, SC 29575-6033
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Surfside Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 843-238-3524
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