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Captain Benjamin's Calabash Seafood

401 S Kings Hwy, Myrtle Beach, SC 29577-4178
+1 843-626-9354
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good22%
  • Average17%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible12%
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“crab legs” (276 reviews)
“seafood” (229 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
401 S Kings Hwy, Myrtle Beach, SC 29577-4178
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We ate dinner here at about 6pm. There were steaks on the buffet that were boiling and tough as leather. The scallops (fried) must have been sitting for a while because they were mushy and greasy. Snow crab legs were plentiful, but the "butter" served...More

Thank RN_Mom_to_2
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great food and the service was over the top. We had 9 people in our party. Crab legs and all kinds is seafood, steak, veggies, pizza and desert

Thank Mike S
Reviewed 1 week ago

We ate here on a spur of the moment decision. Our waitress was extremely polite and fairly attentive to our needs. The buffet consisted of mostly fried food and only about half was seafood. If you go to Myrtle Beach in search of seafood buffets...More

Thank Charlie3882
Reviewed 1 week ago

We got here early, so there is an early bird special. Best price we'd seen for a seafood buffet. The food was really good too. Friendly place. A girl comes by and takes photos. One is free, one is not. I would have bought one,...More

Thank 5xgrandma
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I always try to leave positive reviews so here goes: Our server Kate was top notch. She saw our disappointment and tried her best to make us happy. If you caught them putting something fresh and hot out you were ok but that's as positive...More

1  Thank Jeffro1961
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place was delicious! I'm usually hesitant with buffets, especially seafood buffets, but this seafood was extremely fresh! They have a wide variety of seafood. They also offer a lot of non seafood options. The staff was very quick to refill your drinks and take...More

Thank kaitlyn m
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The price was $33.00 per person for the buffet. I say go straight for the crab legs. The atmosphere is dumpy and old but the crab legs are very good!

Thank Pammypooya
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We tried Captain Benjamin's Calabash Seafood, because we wanted to try some items that we rarely get the chance to try. The food was outstanding. The service that Brooklyn provided, fast, courteous, and extremely friendly. We highly recommend Captain Benjamin's Calabash Seafood in Myrtle Beach,...More

Thank B9173BGmarkf
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a really good server handle all 22 of us. I do not like seafood, but I thought the non-seafood options were really good as well. I liked the atmosphere of the restaurant as well.

Thank Jday56
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A lot of variety but I'm sure much of it has been there for days. Expensive for what you get in food quality. I would not return!

Thank Wr W
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Toni M
3 July 2017|
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Response from Captain B | Property representative |
Hello,we do take reservations for large groups ,but it all depends on the day and the time.Please call the restaurant at 843-626-9354 for further assistant.Thanks
29 January 2017|
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Response from frankdS3811RS | Reviewed this property |
If you are there in morning house of blues Breakfeast or country house
John W
7 August 2016|
Response from kelli2275 | Reviewed this property |
Look for coupons but I believe it was $24.99 per person. I didn't have children so couldn't answer that, sorry.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Buffet
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:00
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12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 401 S Kings Hwy, Myrtle Beach, SC 29577-4178
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Myrtle Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 843-626-9354
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Captain Benjamin's Calabash Seafood Buffet, located next to Family Kingdom amusement park right in the heart of Myrtle Beach. You will find the best 170 items Seafood Buffet when you come to us while on vacation with your entire family. Come over and check our mouthwatering All-you-can-eat-crab leg, steaks, variety of seafood dishes and delicious desserts. Captain Benjamin's Calabash Seafood buffet is conveniently located on the intersection of South Kings Hwy and 5th ave South, minutes away from Myrtle Beach Downtown and Boardwalk. Have a healthy appetite?
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