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Sara J's Seafood Restaurant

314 Atlantic Ave, Murrells Inlet, SC 29576-8101
+1 843-651-1657
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good25%
  • Average15%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“hush puppies” (76 reviews)
“oysters” (41 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Seafood
$$ - $$$
314 Atlantic Ave, Murrells Inlet, SC 29576-8101
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

My family and I were looking forward to dinner at Sara J’s all week but were sadly disappointed. We ate here annually many years ago when we vacationed in GC each year and always loved Sara J’s. We stopped coming to GC about 10 years...More

Thank babblinbrunett
Chase A, Manager at Sara J's Seafood Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

I am so sorry to hear your experience this time was not up to par. We strive for customer satisfaction at Sara Js. We would love for you to visit us when you return to Garden City since it's been an annual trip. We hope...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visiting my in-laws in SC and they said this place was worth the hour drive. And it was. They also said we needed to go early or we would have a long wait. It was a Thursday evening and arrived right when they opened and...More

Thank CJ2789
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Waitress was terrible. She was friendly just lacking in every other category. Wait for food was exceptionally long considering they weren’t that busy. Food came out barely warm because our slack waitress let it sit too long after the kitchen had it ready. Will not...More

Thank David M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Good steak and seafood. Hush puppies were yummy!! I would definitely go again. Service was great. Prices are about average for the type of food at the beach.

Thank Vicki G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The best seafood ever!! Fresh, delicious and more than I could eat. They know how to do broiled-perfection!! Had lunch the next day. The hush puppies were awesome too!

Thank Michelle B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Sunday was our last day in Murrells Inlet for this trip. My wife's aunt recommended Sara J's to us. We came in around 5-530 that evening. It was busy but not crowded or slammed. We were seated very quickly. It was raining outside and the...More

Thank Michael H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Nice fish dinner good atmosphere. We were there late and folks were still coming in. A little pricey but worth it .

Thank jeannekelly44
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It's hard to find a place in Myrtle Beach that's not Calabash Seafood or Buffet. This is in Surfside Beach just a little south. But so worth the trip. Excellent, perfectly cooked Sirloin steak, didn't need any frills. Wonderful service. Outside seating on the marshfront....More

Thank Amy B
Reviewed 15 May 2018 via mobile

We had not been here in a couple of years. We thought we would give it a go even though we had heard the food wasn't as good. We were very disappointed. The hushpuppies were good but that was about it. My fiancee didn't like...More

Thank traviz
Reviewed 2 May 2018

We love Calabash style seafood. Sara J's has that plus a really nice location overlooking the marsh on the inland waterway. You have to wait longer to get an outside table on the porch, but the view from inside is still nice. The shrimp, scallops,...More

Thank RetiredonLakeMurray
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2 August 2017|
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Response from AKB112 | Reviewed this property |
Saturday 4–9PM Sunday 4–9PM Monday 4–9PM Tuesday 4–9PM Wednesday 4–9PM Thursday 4–9PM Friday 4–9PM
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18 June 2017|
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Response from heatherpmk | Reviewed this property |
I think so. It's locally caught.
9 May 2017|
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Response from Jim29316 | Reviewed this property |
Best call the restaurant after 4 pm weekdays.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, 有泊車位, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
View, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 314 Atlantic Ave, Murrells Inlet, SC 29576-8101
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Murrells Inlet
  • Phone Number: +1 843-651-1657
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