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Russell's Seafood Grill

4906 Highway 17 Business, South end of Business 17, Murrells Inlet, SC 29576-5647
+1 843-651-0553
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good17%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“seafood grill” (44 reviews)
“hush puppies” (155 reviews)
“cheesy potatoes” (33 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
4906 Highway 17 Business, South end of Business 17, Murrells Inlet, SC 29576-5647
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Second visit for me. 7 of us, including 2 "locals" who both emphasized that Russell's is the best, freshest seafood around. My images and those on the internet don't do Russell's justice. Made reservations through Facebook and while this is not my choice, the young...More

Thank TotalPerfection
Reviewed 1 week ago

We ate at Russels Seafood Grill March 5/18. We were hungry for some seafood while on our yearly trip to South Carolina. We were told that Russels was a good place for what we wanted. It did not disappoint. I believe it is family owned....More

Thank Wrapper1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I've been going to Russells for about 20 years. every trip to the beach end with dinner at Russells. Great seafood, good prices. Eating there is like eating at a friends house! Russell is the man! no better place to eat on the inlet!

Thank David S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife, Crystal, will brag about the oyster stew and Oysters Rockefeller for a long time. Our meals were special. The blues music on Russell's jukebox made the evening exceptional. Russell is a true low lander with a great personality and engaging wit. Don't miss...More

Thank Bob S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is my favorite spot in Murrells Inlet. Russell is such a wonderful host. The food and staff here are wonderful. I love going here to eat, they have a great bar too.

1  Thank soldier_21A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a small privately owned place, where the owner was brought up in the restaurant business in the neighborhood and is on site and very involved. .The food is very good and plentiful, served by very friendly staff. You need to drive by all...More

Thank MEtoFL
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My hubby had the seafood platter. We went for the early bird specials. Very nice people and good food!

Thank Vicki H
Reviewed 25 October 2017 via mobile

I wanted to take my dad to this very special place, because of his deep love for oysters. I love the food and Russell and his staff makes this place my favorite in the area. I tried the oyster stew and it did not diasappoint....More

1  Thank tgibson2306
Reviewed 17 October 2017

We went during Bike week and were prepared to wait awhile since there was 7 of us and its a small place. The owner and wife are super nice and we enjoyed chatting with them. When it came time to eat our table in general...More

3  Thank Wmrawls
Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

Would highly recommend this locals spot. Food is great as well as the atmosphere and servers. The owners are locals and have been serving great food for a very long time.

1  Thank DaveButler
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Questions & Answers
6 December 2016|
AnswerShow all 5 answers
Response from localgal10 | Property representative |
It is true. I couldn't figure out any other way to put it out there. We are closed for the season. Will reopen around Valentine's Day.
3 August 2016|
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Response from localgal10 | Property representative |
We have happy hour from 4 to 6 Monday thru Saturday. $1.75 domestic beers and $3.50 well brand drinks. Because we are so small we do not have food specials on HH. We are across the street from the water but we have a really... More
3 November 2015|
Response from localgal10 | Property representative |
They have reopened Thursday, Friday, Saturday until March, then they will be open Monday through Saturday
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$41
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, View, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4906 Highway 17 Business, South end of Business 17, Murrells Inlet, SC 29576-5647
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Murrells Inlet
  • Phone Number: +1 843-651-0553
  • E-mail
We are located at the south end of Business 17 across the street from Hot Fish Club and Nance's. GPS's may or may not find us. Call for directions. We do not take reservations and we are NOT open for Lunch
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