The Best Restaurants in Murrells Inlet

For travelers from across the map, visiting Pawleys Island means having access to amazing fun, outdoor recreation, and fantastic flavor options too. When you have a craving to curb during your stay, you don’t have to go far to find tantalizing selections in Murrells Inlet. Known and loved as the “seafood capital of South Carolina,” Murrells Inlet is a must for foodies heading this way any time of year. The following are a few restaurants in Murrells Inlet you want to be sure to check out during your next trip.

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Drunken Jack’s

Mouthwatering steaks, seafood, and handcrafted cocktails are yours to enjoy when you spend time at Drunken Jack’s. Located in an area referred to as Murrells Inlet Grand Strand, Drunken Jack’s offers beautiful views for guests to enjoy from a spacious patio as well as a robust menu of options. The friendly service here brings visitors back time and again while the craft beer selection is also designed to impress. The menu features hand-cut aged meats, premium drinks, and the very best seafood around too. While the Steak Neptune is sure to thrill, you can’t go wrong with the Fresh Catch of the Day.

Lee’s Inlet Kitchen

If you’re looking to dine in a place in Murrells Inlet that’s both delicious and rich in history, you’ll find it waiting for you at Lee’s Inlet Kitchen. This beloved eatery has been a savory staple in the area for more than 70 years and remains a popular place to indulge in Southern comfort food and fantastic seafood alike. Lee’s Inlet Kitchen remains a family-owned establishment and the menu showcases everything from homemade pimento cheese and bacon jam to fried green tomatoes and seafood platters that are sure to satisfy. The Southern Sweet Tea here is always a must try item and you won’t want to go anywhere without picking at least one thing from their homemade dessert list. Whether you opt for the Key Lime Pie or the cobbler of the day, your tastebuds will thank you for the experience.

Hachiya Kyoto Japanese Steakhouse

While local fare options abound across Murrells Inlet, this is an area where you can savor dishes from far-flung destinations, too. Head over to Hachiya Kyoto Japanese Steakhouse when you’re looking for an authentic taste of Japan right in the heart of South Carolina. This family-owned restaurant offers up traditional hibachi-style dining as well as a menu that features fantastic seafood, veggie, and meat-based options. There’s something for everyone to enjoy at Hachiya Kyoto Japanese Steakhouse when you make your way to Murrells Inlet in the name of a delicious dining experience.

Check Out the MarshWalk

Behind many of the very best eateries in Murrells Inlet, you’ll find easy access to the iconic MarshWalk. This inviting boardwalk is ideal for a scenic stroll before or after you eat and comes with amazing views to enjoy as well as music and entertainment options throughout the year.

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