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The Carolina Tavern

852 Mall Dr, Murrells Inlet, SC 29576-7642
+1 843-947-0708
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good33%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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“wings” (61 reviews)
“burger” (27 reviews)
“fried turkey” (5 reviews)
Opens in 5 min
American, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
852 Mall Dr, Murrells Inlet, SC 29576-7642
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This was our first time eating here and will be our last. We arrived mid-afternoon and you would have thought we were here at peak dinner time. Service was Soooo Slllooow. The food was very sub-par and will not be returning again.

Thank Nolen J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I thought it would be better than the service we experienced. Service very in personable and cold. Not one drink came out correct expect the draft. I have a picture of a drink that is supposed to be an Old Fashion 😏. The worse Old...More

Thank DFComeaux
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have visited the tavern on several occasions, especially during happy hour. Great for watching sports and good cold beer. Burgers and wings are also a positive.

Thank D_Coop_NC
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had received a discount for this place and decided to give it a try. Was more than pleased and will certainly return. Was greeted by Taylor C who was also my server. Very pleasant and knowledgeable and attentive in every way - one of the...More

Thank Stephen R
Reviewed 10 February 2018 via mobile

My wife and I are locals and were looking for a new place for dinner. I always drive by the Carolina Tavern and we decided to stop in and give it a try. Boy I’m glad we did. The service was attentive and the price...More

Thank jeddog62
Reviewed 21 January 2018 via mobile

I’ve always ordered to go but the salad bar is very good as well as the burgers, especially the fried pickle burger! Staff is friendly!

Thank Footballwife5
Reviewed 19 January 2018

We have been here before, always good food and service. This was the first time I tried the ribs and they were great, fall off the bone tender. Also had the sweet potato tots which are also good. Others in our party had burgers and...More

Thank MEtoFL
Reviewed 10 November 2017

Lots of variety of wings Has lunch all you can eat for $8 (salad bar and bottomless wings!) What a deal! Large menu if wings is not your thing. Clean and lots of TV's to catch any game The place has an older look to...More

Thank chrissykevin
Reviewed 4 October 2017 via mobile

I've eaten here a number of times, always great. This time I ordered corned beefand it tasted a bit off. I reorder a build your own burger and it was wonderful.

Thank urcinnamongirl
Reviewed 13 September 2017

Went because I had a coupon, but will go back and pay regular price! The barrel burger was cooked to order! It is so nice to be able to get medium rare! This one came with bacon and 2 chicken strips that I had dipped...More

Thank Harley D
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8 February 2016|
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Response from fatboy1370 | Reviewed this property |
It's an average sized restaurant, shouldn't be a problem getting a table.
10 August 2015|
Response from Suekrom |
We've stopped twice for lunch in recent weeks. The salad bar was $2.00 with an entree. Salad bar was absolutely delicious and very fresh. After we had eaten our salad, we were too full to enjoy our entrees! So we brought... More
31 January 2015|
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Response from HotH20 | Reviewed this property |
No Smoking. There is a screened in porch with tables where you can smoke.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$22
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Kids, Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 852 Mall Dr, Murrells Inlet, SC 29576-7642
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Murrells Inlet
  • Phone Number: +1 843-947-0708
  • E-mail
The Carolina Tavern is a family friendly, casual dining restaurant located off of Hwy 17 behind the Inlet Square Mall. The Tavern specializes in fall-off-the-bone ribs, wings (choose from over 20 wing sauces), and slow roasted pulled pork BBQ. There is something for everyone including sandwiches (check out the "Big Pig"), your not so ordinary burgers, seafood,and the "Tavern Flats". The Carolina Tavern also boasts the only "Tap Tables" in the greater Myrtle Beach area. Pour your own draft beer right at the table.Large groups welcome and catering available.
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