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Pawleys Island Tavern

The Island Shops, U.s. 17, Pawleys Island, SC 29585
+1 843-237-8465
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good34%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“crab cakes” (56 reviews)
“pizza” (104 reviews)
“crawfish” (5 reviews)
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American, Bar, Seafood, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
The Island Shops, U.s. 17, Pawleys Island, SC 29585
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Previously reviewed this tavern as AAA+ and I do not miss visiting here on any trip to Myrtle Beach area. Food, beer and service is superb. Go there if you have a chance.

Thank sandsgolfdesk
rcaines1, Owner at Pawleys Island Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you so much, we are always striving to please our guests! We appreciate your patronage as well as your review!

Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a unique place with interesting decor! Known as the PIT, it's an off the beaten path kind of place, with lots of locals and tourists. The food is all delicious and servings are pretty big. I had the 8 oz burger this week,...More

Thank J E
Reviewed 1 week ago

I have enjoyed the PIT in the past but today was a bad experience. We arrived at 11:45. The waitress brought our drinks order promptly but did not return to get our order until 20 minutes later. Once the order was taken, (simply a grouper...More

1  Thank Ssbran
Reviewed 1 week ago

Run down old place, hard to find, really strange decorations - and it is terrific! Service is fast and friendly, food is deelish. Walls are decorated with dollar bills. We stopped for lunch. Both had scallop basket. Nice fries, scallops well cooked in a very...More

Thank barneybee19
Reviewed 1 week ago

Seriously... it was hard to find. Heading south on US-17 you will pass the Island Shops shopping center; immediately after you pass the red sign for "Jewelers" turn down the little road and head to the blue/green building way in the back. We passed it...More

Thank Jo_B_Killie
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

After being away for several years, it was great to learn that absolutely nothing has changed at the Pawleys Island Tavern. The PIT is one of those rare places that is different from anywhere else that we've ever visited. The food, service and prices are...More

Thank Allan H
rcaines1, General Manager at Pawleys Island Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for taking the time to drive to revisit the PIT and the additional time to post this great review! We truly appreciate all our customers and strive to please. Sincerely, Becky D.

Reviewed 4 February 2018

Very different out of the way place with great fresh seafood! Enjoyed the different decour. A little hard to find.

Thank LandKWilliams
Reviewed 30 January 2018 via mobile

What a great place! The food was tasty and unique. The homemade key lime pie was creamy and tart. Sooo good! The restaurant walls are covered in dollar bills in honor of DB Cooper. Our server, JJ, was the perfect combination of attentive and charming....More

Thank Callie61
Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

The PIT is a hidden gem in Pawley's Island. The seafood is always good... the quantities are large... the beer selection is good... and it's gonna be a little noisy.

Thank LouisD357
Reviewed 13 January 2018

We have visited the PIT in prior years when we visited Myrtle Beach. This time we took 8 other friends along to show them what a great place it was. No one was disappointed. From the pizza, burgers, fried clams and all the rest, everyone...More

Thank Tina K
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.
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11:00 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Island Shops, U.s. 17, Pawleys Island, SC 29585
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Pawleys Island
  • Phone Number: +1 843-237-8465
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