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Lee's Inlet Kitchen

4460 Highway 17 Business, Murrells Inlet, SC 29576-6274
+1 843-651-2881
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good22%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“hush puppies” (188 reviews)
“flounder” (78 reviews)
“seafood” (182 reviews)
Open Now
16:30 - 21:30All hours
American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
4460 Highway 17 Business, Murrells Inlet, SC 29576-6274
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Reviewed yesterday

Open since 1948. There is a reason why they are still in business because the food is simply Delicious. The hush puppies have just the slight sweetness to make them stand above the others who serve them. My husband and I had the fried seafood...More

Thank jsw506
Reviewed 6 days ago

My wife and I ate at Lee’s Inlet Kitchen during a vacation trip to Murrells Inlet. Unlike the many other restaurants in its section of Murrells Inlet, Lee’s Inlet is a seafood restaurant that is close to but not overlooking the Marsh Walk. It also...More

Thank W8LT3R
Reviewed 1 week ago

We started with a delicious cup of She Crab Soup. (very yummy) As soon as we finished our soup our house salads arrived. The restaurant was very busy, but everything seemed to be running smoothly. About 5 minutes later our dinners came. We both had...More

Thank kimbrouse
Reviewed 1 week ago

The clam chowder is red Inlet style and absolutely amazing with a little kick to it. The special was shrimp and grits which also was delicious. My husband had shrimp cocktail with fried flounder. We enjoyed everything especially the peach porch tea which was absolutely...More

Thank louisei556
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited with a group of 12. We were seated after only waiting for about 20 minutes. We visited here last year and we're impressed, but quality seemed to have slipped a little. Food was average at best.

Thank Danny W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had seafood dinner with the family and it was awesome! We had leftovers for the next two days. We highly recommend this restaurant and it has been owned by the same family since the 1940's. Scallops Oysters Flounder Grouper, they have it all

Thank Greg5564
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Not the best, not the worst. If you just want seafood, this will do. Convenient and staff was pleasant.

Thank srichar695
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place has been around and owned by same family for 69 years. Great reviews all around. Detail shrimp was fresh and delicious. Flounder was moist and tasty. Hushpuppie are in class of their own. Fresh sides and to die for crab soup. Friendly people...More

Thank Joey D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went to Lee's last night and the food and service was wonderful. My husband ordered Lee's shore dinner broiled and I can't believe he ate all that food. He raved about how wonderful his meal was. I had the fried fantail shrimp, baked potato and...More

Thank BobbieB251
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lee's is a Murrell's Inlet institution, serving seafood lovers since 1948. I don't eat that much fried seafood anymore, so I love that they have ample broiled and grilled options. I got the broiled flounder filet (small plate), which was more than enough food. Although...More

Thank Bowmanator22
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Questions & Answers
Timothy R
14 April 2017|
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Response from Inletgirl | Reviewed this property |
They take reservations for large parties of 15 or more.
27 January 2017|
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Response from Jo Ann Y | Reviewed this property |
No salad bar. Their salad is delicious.Don't know about sharing entrees.We shared dessert.
2 July 2016|
Response from RR957 | Reviewed this property |
They close for the winter. The close the end of November till February sometime around Valentine's day.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
16:30 - 21:30
16:30 - 21:30
16:30 - 21:30
16:30 - 21:30
16:30 - 21:30
16:30 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4460 Highway 17 Business, Murrells Inlet, SC 29576-6274
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Murrells Inlet
  • Phone Number: +1 843-651-2881
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