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The Carolina Tavern

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$$ - $$$
American, Bar, Pub
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852 Mall Dr, Murrells Inlet, SC 29576-7642
+1 843-947-0708
10:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Sat 10:00 - 23:00
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Murrells Inlet, South Carolina, United States
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24 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 March 2017

Carolina Tavern is supposedly known for ribs and chicken wings so we decided to try them. The portions are large and include a salad bar which is good, The ribs were overdone , we actually threw away leftovers rather than try to eat them. The sauce, however ,was delicious. Wings were better but not very crispy. Noise level is very... More 

Thank Lyn S
Oxford, Maine, United States
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35 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017

My wife and I found this gem a couple of years ago and we went back recently to find that the food and service remained excellent. Lots of locals visit this place which is usually a good sign of quality. The servings were large and the price very reasonable. Plus, they had the best sweet potato puffs on the beach.

1 Thank Jim D
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 6 March 2017 via mobile

Great food with huge portions. Awesome service and great prices. I asked for cherry Pepsi but they did not have it so the waitress offered to add grenadine to my Pepsi for the same flavor. Now that's what I call service. I had a party of 6. The party was myself,wife and our 4 kids. The food was soooooo gooood!!!!... More 

1 Thank Rudgle S
North Carolina
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37 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 March 2017

Got carry out wings and garlic cheese flat bread. The wings were really good. Ordered with a sweet BBQ sauce that was delicious. The flat bread was great. Will go back and eat in so I can rate the service. I noticed there was a small salad bar in the resturaunt. The only contact that I had with the personnel... More 

1 Thank Chieflawdawg
Agawam, Massachusetts
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233 reviews
138 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 153 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 February 2017

More of a bar look then restaurant, but the name is "tavern" Very pleasant staff and food is not your standard fair. We wanted the beer can chicken, that is cooked fresh each day available starting around 5 and when it is gone it is gone, It was running a little late the day we were there and it was... More 

1 Thank MEtoFL
Clarington, Pennsylvania
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35 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 January 2017 via mobile

It was our first time here. We walk in and see a salad bar that didn't look half bad. We waited for a table only to have a waitress come out and in a quite sarcastic voice proceed to tell us we could sit anywhere. Hmmm. We ordered the soup and salad bar. The salad bar did have a nice... More 

Thank Heather R
Murrells Inlet, South Carolina
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 30 January 2017

Always fresh food and exceptional service! Nothing frozen in that kitchen! Some of the best food in Murrells Inlet! Place is clean and well staffed and Chris is a great bartender! Keep up the good work!

Thank MikeJ08230
Murrells Inlet, South Carolina
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23 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 January 2017

Food was overall very good. A couple things on the menu I am not so crazy about but tht is probably because they are so FRIED. Otherwise, great sandwiches and nice little place for drinks,

Thank pattyanne2008
Surfside Beach, South Carolina
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29 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 January 2017 via mobile

Used to come here when it was Hooters and this place opened. We decided to try after it made it after a couple of years. When we would come by there is no cars in parking lot. The waitress Tina was very prompt and fast she was the only person working. Not sure if the guy at counter was manager... More 

Thank Bonita521
Louisville, Kentucky
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 9 January 2017

We eat here every visit. The prices are great and the food (no matter what you get) is always good. The half price appetizers are an awesome deal.

Thank blieber1

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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, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
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
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?