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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%
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“brunch” (12 reviews)
“hush puppies” (58 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
On the Waterfront, 4307, Murrells Inlet, SC 29576
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Stopped in other’s were packed with long waits. Was seated right away with no wait, Reason being other’s had bands playing on a Friday night. The place was clean and food was good. I have no complaints about our visit. Nothing really jumps out at...More

Thank Ricky H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We ate here a few months ago for lunch and had a great meal. Expected the same this trip but struck out. Our waitress was obviously new and had a hard time taking our order and getting it out correctly. Our wedge salad didn’t have...More

Thank kfrizzell
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Dave's Dockside has an upscale feeling compared to many of the other Murrells Inlet restaurants. It's clean and has an open feeling and the view is wonderful. The food was good. I had a grilled Mahi. But I can only give the food 4 stars,...More

Thank purplehorse13
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

3 visits in 12 months...1 good meal. Lovely location, clean restaurant. Smelled a bit fishy upon arrival ordered a salad with grilled chicken added. That was okay. Waitress did not pay attention and they were not busy. My husband got the shrimp on the appetizer...More

Thank Dina C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great food. Great atmosphere. Ideal weather on the water. Service was excellent. the wait gave us a chance to walk around

Thank snakesup
Reviewed 15 February 2018

We stopped in for a quick lunch. We had the seafood bisque, which was really good. The garlic bread was served on seasoned olive oil and was tasty. We shared a Philly Steak sandwich which was pretty good.

Thank June H
Reviewed 7 February 2018 via mobile

Great food and service!! We had surf and turf, and it was outstanding. The filet was cooked perfectly and the shrimp were lightly breaded and delicious. Hush puppies were the best ever. We really enjoyed eating here, out waitress was great too. A good value....More

Thank Ann F
Reviewed 1 February 2018 via mobile

For years, this was our favorite restaurant. Last night, my salad had to be at least 10 days old: limp and lifeless. My husband's scallops were tough and fishy and were sent back; a 1st ever in our dining everywhere experience. The crab cakes were...More

Thank Patti B
Reviewed 20 January 2018

very nice decor waiters very nice food was very good she crab soup was wonderful !! had neat walkways outside

Thank hydro52lane
Reviewed 28 December 2017

The location & food at this restaurant is very good....the waiters & waitresses seemed we’re attentive, ah except for ours—Danielle.....she really seemed stressed.....maybe too many tables for her to handle...not very attentive to our table or the others that I noticed...oh and she would cough...More

Thank 60SUED60
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$17 - US$32
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, View, Kids, Romantic
Open Hours
10:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
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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