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Captain Dave's Dockside Restaurant

On the Waterfront, 4307, Murrells Inlet, SC 29576
+1 843-651-5850
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good26%
  • Average9%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible2%
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“brunch” (11 reviews)
“hush puppies” (59 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
On the Waterfront, 4307, Murrells Inlet, SC 29576
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We ordered the seafood platter and a calimari appetizer, with black bean side dish. The calimari came cold and clumped together, the black bean side dish was ordered without onions but came loaded with scaling (which are basically onions shaped differently, same onion taste) and...More

Thank Jay B
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We really enjoyed the seafood pasta and shrimp and grits. Nice view and food service too. Had a couple for creative cocktails that were refreshing.

Thank scottstraveler
Reviewed 4 days ago

As a resident, I have had opportunity to eat at just about every restaurant on the MarshWalk. "Dave's Dockside" is truly the place you end up at when there are no reservations available any where else. The decor is from an interior design catalog, occupying...More

Thank Billy K
Reviewed 1 week ago

This past sunday, my husband and myself celebrated the morning of our anniversary by coming to Dave's Dockside restaurant for brunch. Where do I begin. Having one of the best views of the marsh, we started with drinks. I love my mimosa's & he loves...More

Thank Steve H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My family of 6 visited Captain Dave's Dockside Restaurant recently for lunch while traveling to Brookgreen Gardens based on Trip Advisor reviews. Trip Advisor did not lead us astray. We started off with the Southern Pimento Cheese appetizer. The bread is tastey enough to eat...More

Thank Gerie K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We ate here after walking on the waterfront because the prices looked reasonable. We were delightfully surprised with the food and service. The shrimp was wonderful but the tomatoes were amazing. Staff was very friendly and the service was excellent. The only draw back would...More

Thank ScubaShag408
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Well worth the drive from Myrtle Beach just to eat at Captain Dave's (although there is a LOT more to enjoy at Murrells Inlet). We went for a late lunch on a very rainy day, but the view across the marshland was still delightful, and...More

Thank harris16464
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Bad service but was one of our favorites until today. Food was still good but not a good experience with service this time .More

4  Thank Maria S
Deborah O, Owner at Captain Dave's Dockside Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

I am sorry you were unhappy with the service you received on your last visit. Some more details on the poor service and a name or description of the server would help us to improve that individual. Unfortunately, many of the people that we hire...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped here around 3:30 on a Wednesday and enjoyed a delicious late lunch! Our server was very friendly and accommodating. There were four adults and we all loved our food! The Southern Pimiento Cheese was absolutely delicious! I had the shrimp salad wrap which...More

Thank Sally F
Reviewed 19 June 2017

Made lunch reservations and due to a miscommunication in the restaurant the restaurant had been booked for a private party. The staff went out of their way to change the reservations to one that was more convenient The service was good and the food was...More

Thank James Y
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$17 - US$32
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Television
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, View
Open Hours
10:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:30
11:30 - 14:30
11:30 - 14:30
11:30 - 14:30
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: On the Waterfront, 4307, Murrells Inlet, SC 29576
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Murrells Inlet
  • Phone Number: +1 843-651-5850
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