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Dirty Don's Oyster Bar & Grill

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$$ - $$$
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408 21st Ave N, Myrtle Beach, SC 29577-3151
+1 843-448-4881
11:00 - 23:00
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Crofton, Maryland
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76 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This was an average beach restaurant with tables outside and booths inside. They serve a nice variety of seafood and service was excellent. They could greatly improve by having real melted butter instead of the vegetable oil margarine they had for crab legs. It came out cold, but the server brought some warm when requested. Taste is not as good... More 

Thank cocoa120141094
Currituck, North Carolina
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My husband and I stopped in for some oysters and drinks while staying in the area. They were some of the best oysters that we've had!! Rosie, our waitress was great!! We are so glad we decided to stop here and will definitely come back the next time we're in the area!!

Thank Leslie L
Mineral, Virginia
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72 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped in to Dirty Don's after a hard day of shopping. We had drinks and oysters on the half shell. The bartender, Rob, was wonderful. He made great drinks and spent time with us telling us about Myrtle and dispensing bartender advice. The waitresses came over and also talked to us about Myrtle. We felt like part of the... More 

Thank Rick D
Akron, Pennsylvania, United States
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135 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a good time here and the food was excellent. I felt we received a great value for the money we spent.

Thank Matthew A
Augusta, GA
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40 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2017

If you want to relax, have a good drink, good fried shrimp, good fried scallops and great services Dirty Don's is your spot. Wish I had been there earlier in my trip!

Thank DonnellDC1
Lehigh Valley, Pennsylvania
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246 reviews
186 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

It was cold in Dec on the boardwalk and we were hungry. Decided to stop here. Ordered the fried oysters and shrimp to snack on with fries. Everything was oily and not very good tasting. I got a stomach ache. Received a bunch of coupons for free oysters but we won't be returning.

Thank vzescape
Laurence Harbor, New Jersey
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

This is my second time visiting Dirty Don's Oyster Bar. Right before the New Year, and the summer of 2014 in August, both times the food was amazing. I would come back everyday and order something different. In 2014 my boyfriend ordered fried oysters, and I ordered crab cakes both came with fries, we also ordered shrimp fritters as an... More 

Thank MudChic1723
Brantford, Canada
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223 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 229 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

Stopped in here for their happy hour special while strolling along the boardwalk. Ordered clams and shrimp along with a couple of drinks. The service was extremely slow. Servers and bar staff were standing around talking at the cash register while there were dozens of people waiting to be served. When the food arrived it was only marginal at best.... More 

Thank Bolte59
Upper Sandusky, Ohio
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017

we went there 3 times during our stay. Plan on going back this year. Recomended to another guest and they liked it too, they liked the fried clams

Thank clementskevin
Pinehurst, North Carolina
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2016

very disappointed in oysters and the food - cool beach atmosphere but thought food would be better bummz is the place to eat

Thank rportfilio

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Seafood, Soups
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Kids, Local cuisine, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 408 21st Ave N, Myrtle Beach, SC 29577-3151
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Myrtle Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 843-448-4881
Our "Key West" style restaurant features everything from fresh oysters on the half shell and nearly famous hot wings to mouth-watering burgers and perfectly grilled steaks. Try our famous "Dirty Don's Dunkin' Pot", a generous pot full of steamed shellfish topped with corn on the cob, hot sausages and served with garlic bread. We offer a huge assortment of sandwiches including our char-grilled burgers, Carolina BBQ and our own "Dirty Don Dog". When the weather's nice out, there's no better place to enjoy a meal than outside on our patio.Happy Hour is Monday - Friday 4pm till 6pm featuring $.50 shrimp, wings along with many reduced drink prices. Whether you are a local or a visitor, Dirty Don's is a must! Come on by and join us for a great meal, lots of fun & your favorite beer, wine or cocktail. We look forward to seeing you soon.

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