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Sara J's Seafood Restaurant

314 Atlantic Ave, Murrells Inlet, SC 29576-8101
+1 843-651-1657
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good25%
  • Average16%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“hush puppies” (75 reviews)
“oysters” (36 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
314 Atlantic Ave, Murrells Inlet, SC 29576-8101
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This is a busy place! We also visited at the height of travel season, so we were prepared to wait. The restaurant was loud because it was busy. Our food was well cooked and enjoyed by our party. Portions were adequate except for the special...More

Thank L4IdeaMaker
Reviewed yesterday

Went to visit friends and Sara J's was recommended for dinner. Anticipated a wait but was pleasantly surprised when out projected 20 minute wait was only ten minutes. Now, I'm a relatively new fan of shrimp and grits and have had it at a number...More

Thank barry o
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Great restaurant for locals & visitors alike.Located between Salt-Water Marsh.Watch people crabbing,etc.Great food,always crowded cause of good food.Within walking distance of GardenCityPier,arcades,Ocean.

Thank steelturtle09
Reviewed 5 days ago

Nice place.Good Steaks but not much on the seafood.Hushpuppies not good at all.Fair service,Rude Hostess who threw the menu's on our table.She needs attitude adjustment!

Thank rambo11955
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My family and I went on a Saturday night. The place was packed for a reason. The blackened Snapper was delicious! My daughter got the shrimp fettuccine, and she was pleased as well. Great hush puppies, too!

Thank Leewestberry
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good food for price, worth it. Had the shrimp & scallops and others had fried oysters and shrimp & grits. Everyone enjoyed their meal.

Thank Pam M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

They don't take reservations but my group of four was able to get in within 10 minutes during dinner time on a Friday night. We sat outside and it was a cute little view overlooking the marshes. The food was pricy but you get a...More

Thank Lara M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Ordered the combo platter with broiled fish and shrimp with fried oysters. The food was cooked very good but had very little of any seasoning on it. The view from the deck was nice. The staff was friendly and pleasant. The only reason I didn't...More

Thank Hball81
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Having recently moved to the area we have to check out all the restaurants. This place was recommended to us by a friend. We really enjoyed it and it has a nice family atmosphere. There is a small bar area with a TV and outdoor...More

Thank bingham905
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is the second time we have been to Sara J's. it has a wonderful view of the marshes. Large outdoor deck, covered as well as seating inside. The menu is large enough for everyone to find something they like. Prices are a little high,...More

Thank Sheila A
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Questions & Answers
Susan S
18 June 2017|
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Response from heatherpmk | Reviewed this property |
I think so. It's locally caught.
9 May 2017|
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Response from Jim29316 | Reviewed this property |
Best call the restaurant after 4 pm weekdays.
Peggy M
6 March 2016|
Response from Chase A | Property representative |
We are open at 4 Thursday-Saturday until March 17th. After that we will be open 7days.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids, View
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 314 Atlantic Ave, Murrells Inlet, SC 29576-8101
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Murrells Inlet
  • Phone Number: +1 843-651-1657
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