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Captain Dave's Dockside Restaurant

On the Waterfront, 4307, Murrells Inlet, SC 29576
+1 843-651-5850
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good26%
  • Average10%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (12 reviews)
“hush puppies” (56 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 - 14:30All hours
American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
On the Waterfront, 4307, Murrells Inlet, SC 29576
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1 - 10 of 332 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago

Great food but service was lacking. Weather permitting, eat outside and enjoy the view! It's really nice.

Thank Malissa R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We dropped-in for late lunch/early dinner. Not at all crowded and we were pleasantly seated near a window view. Great food. Very friendly service [our waiter was exceptionally friendly and informative]. Not pricey. Even the backround music was pleasant. Enjoyable, non-chain/non-franchise establishment and made for...More

Thank michaelbrauning
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I've been to nearly every seafood restaurant in the Murrells Inlet area for over 30 years and I really wanted to like this place - sadly, it's really not worth it. The best part of our meal was our waitress Jenny. We had a large...More

1  Thank Enjoyingthetravel
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Our foursome had delicious seafood dinners here one evening. The mussels and shrimp and crab cakes were yummy. The only complaint was the continual opening and closing of folks coming and going from the back dock was not only noisy and annoying, but a constant...More

Thank Debbiejo222
Reviewed 21 August 2017

I was taking friends out for a belated birthday dinner and picked Dave's Dockside and was very happy with the choice. We were seated at a window overlooking the marsh walk and the dock. The waitress was well informed about the menu and gave good...More

Thank BuffaloTravluvr
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

We should have known when the other restaurants had a 1-2 hour wait and this one had none, but we were starving so we figured we would give it a try. Terrible idea. Appetizers were ok and about the only thing decent we had. Service...More

Thank Nicole P
Deborah O, Owner at Captain Dave's Dockside Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 15 August 2017

I am very sorry about the bad experience that you had with us recently. I would like to know the waiters name if you remember or at least a description. Also what day and date you were here. This information is needed in order to...More

Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

Was not busy and we got immediately seated when there was a wait every else. Realized why when j saw the prices on the menu. Waiter was very friendly and service was relatively fast. The hus puppies with homemade raspberry butter was amazing. Unfortunately that...More

Thank ashleybedgell
Reviewed 26 July 2017

Enjoyed top notch service and good seafood. The salad bar was very fresh and there were a lot of options available. Restaurant provides beautiful views of the water. Wish they had more seafood choices such as soft shell crab or deviled crab.

2  Thank lworley71
Reviewed 26 July 2017

We always eat at Bubbas Love Shack on the back of Copt. Dave's. This year they stopped table service there so we switched to Capt Dave's. Our servier was rude, inept, slow and confused. The menu was not nearly as extensive as Bubba's. We were...More

1  Thank indbob
Reviewed 26 July 2017

We usually eat at the casual side (Bubba's Love Shack) of this establishment, but it had discontinued table service and no longer accepted reservations. The service in the main dining room was terrible--the waitress was rude, responded to requests with exasperation, and it took forever...More

Thank Sheila K
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$17 - US$32
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, View
Open Hours
10:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:30
11:30 - 14:30
11:30 - 14:30
11:30 - 14:30
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: On the Waterfront, 4307, Murrells Inlet, SC 29576
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Murrells Inlet
  • Phone Number: +1 843-651-5850
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