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Hot Fish Club

4911 US Highway 17 Business, Murrells Inlet, SC 29576
+1 843-357-9175
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good22%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“lobster pot pie” (71 reviews)
“cod fish” (100 reviews)
“bam bam shrimp” (45 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
4911 US Highway 17 Business, Murrells Inlet, SC 29576
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I’ve had cioppino many places but this is the best. Wife had the very good crab cakes. Very busy place but service was excellent. Reserve ahead to beat the wait.

Thank radio_iq
Reviewed 4 days ago

Wait time was about 10 minutes on a Wednesday evening. Decor was nice, the bar area lively. We were seated on the patio. Decor here is lacking. Wooden walls dirty and in need of a fresh coat of paint. Young busboy was hustling pans full...More

Thank Dialygal
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We stumbled on to the place two years ago and liked it so much we visited twice. On this trip it was a "must visit again"! We are definitely glad we did! We started with beef & mushroom soup appetizer and it was delicious. My...More

Thank Foretraveler
Reviewed 1 week ago

Once again the meal was outstanding. Two of us had the lobster pot pie and loved it. I loved the crab legs and the fried okra with a delicious dipping sauce. Seafood platters were also very good. Years ago when this was the Wayside, it...More

Thank Allen M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited Myrtle Beach on off season, and made the drive to Hot Fish Club on a Tuesday night, about 40 minutes. What a great meal! We tried the appetizer sampler, which included shrimp, chicken spring roll and the standout calamari, and were off and...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The menu offers something for everyone - even for those who don't care for seafood. Casual atmosphere with excellent service. Full bar with specialty drinks and very reasonable prices.

Thank zak223
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had Beet Salad with added fried oystets- very tasty. Special was Pan Seared Scallops topped witg cilantro gremolat and ginger lime beurre blanc. Presentation, portion size and taste was excellent! Our server was very attentive. Will be back!

Thank Janice C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The atmosphere reminds me of the old time Calabash restaurants. I remember eating at Oliver’s years ago and feeling the same excitement about about the shrimp and hush puppies! We had the grouper bites ( recommended by a customer as they were leaving).....very good indeed....More

Thank WakeSpursFan
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great local food, wonderful atmosphere and a fabulous view of the Inlet! Go at sunset and look out over the water. The cabana is also a cool place to hang out and listen to live music. A great local hangout.

Thank Claudia B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went for a birthday just the other day 5 guests all had fantastic food 🥘 server was very attentive but not overly so. Had th fish and chips (Cod) which was crunchy outside and perfect inside. Crab cakes also a big hit with my lady....More

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Questions & Answers
13 October 2017|
AnswerShow all 4 answers
Response from Jacqueline C | Reviewed this property |
No, I don't believe they had hush puppies with honey butter.
25 September 2017|
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Response from Ryan M | Property representative |
Yes, the back desk at the Gazebo offers outside waterfront dining. Call ahead to make sure the Gazebo is open on the day you plan on visiting.
13 May 2017|
Response from Ryan M |
The tavern room is opposite from the bar inside. It has leather and regular chair seating. Reservations are available in that room.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$30
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Wine and Beer, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Groups, View
Open Hours
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4911 US Highway 17 Business, Murrells Inlet, SC 29576
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Murrells Inlet
  • Phone Number: +1 843-357-9175
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The Hot Fish Club provides a variety of rooms for your events. You can find comfort in our 150-seat inside dining room with a decor inspired by the natural beauty of the inlet. Or you may want to relax in the 70-seat enclosed Creekview Porch that is comfortably heated in the Winter and cooled in the warmer months. The open-air Gazebo Bar with a 700 sq. ft. deck on the water might be your preference for the occasion. Or the perfect site may be in our vast green grass yard spread under the 200 year-old Live Oaks. Whichever your choice may be, you will be pleased to find the absolute best view of Murrells Inlet and the ocean jetties. We also offer an assortment of live entertainment, and can help you select from over 75 bands, featuring anything from beach music to reggae to funk.
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