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King Crab Calabash Seafood and Country Buffet

5301 S Kings Hwy, We Are Located Between Myrtle Beach State Park and Pirateland Campground, Myrtle Beach, SC 29575-4915
+1 843-828-8871
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good13%
  • Average8%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible27%
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“king crab” (57 reviews)
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5301 S Kings Hwy, We Are Located Between Myrtle Beach State Park and Pirateland Campground, Myrtle Beach, SC 29575-4915
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Reviewed 14 September 2017

My husband and I decided to try a different seafood buffet this yr while on vacation, sorry we did, it was not very good. The crab legs were pretty good, my husband said that the t bone steak wasn't too bad. Pretty much everything else...More

Thank Jane H
Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

My family has been coming to Myrtle Beach for years. We always eat at a buffet with crab legs. Decided to try a new restaurant and loved it! Wait staff was friendly. Crab legs were some of the best we had. Buffet was not as...More

Thank Melissjo
Reviewed 30 August 2017 via mobile

Great service! Best crab ever! Would reccomend to anyone! Servers are pleasant :) Loved it. Good desert too

Thank AstroMonroe
Reviewed 22 August 2017 via mobile

Hubby wanted all you can eat crab legs. Crab legs were okay, buffet was, eh ... eh. Not many fresh vegetables on the salad bar & most everything else typical buffet food. It felt like a bad restaurant in a old John Candy movie. We...More

Thank Inkwife57
Reviewed 21 August 2017 via mobile

We really enjoyed king crab restaurant. There are so many different choices that there is something for everyone. Sushi, crab legs, hibachi grill, pasta bar, carving station, kids section, dessert. The food is good and the atmosphere is fun with aquarium throughout. All the staff...More

Thank Stacey H
Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

The place was extremely busy and pretty disorganized but they tried to get it figured out. I'm sure the high tourism caused for the busyness, so at the end of the day I rate the food. Place was huge! Had 4 picky kids with me...More

Thank Ashley V
Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

We went here due to Crabby Mike's having a super long wait. I wish we hadn't. My kids loved it because they could pick their own food but to me... it was so so quality. My husband ate good weight in crab legs but said...More

Thank litlemary
Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

My family and I found an advertisement for this restaurant online. They had photographs of the food and advertised Oysters Rockefeller and fried oysters. When we arrived the place looked shabby and there was nothing on the food bars that I would put on my...More

Thank lovestodance17
Reviewed 9 August 2017

Price is a bit high and for some reason this time, the food wasn't as great as I remember it. Always a favorite when I vacation in Myrtle Beach but the price is a bit high. Aside from the carving table, the rest of the...More

Thank jbarone2016
Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

Came in to this restaurant hungry, left full as can be. Home made soups and the best rice pilaf ever. 3 or 4 different types of chicken for those that don't eat seafood. Also serve steak and prime rib. Crab legs were great as well...More

Thank Sheila L
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Denise P
14 April 2017|
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Response from J5431WVjasonr | Reviewed this property |
A few months ago it was like $27 per person but we used a coupon b/f 5:00. We could have had it cheaper if we got there b/f 3:00 with coupon. Hope this helps. I was traveling when you sent this to me.
27 November 2016|
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Response from LakeBigDog | Reviewed this property |
I don't believe they serve blue crab.
25 July 2015|
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Response from lrmarietta | Reviewed this property |
They only have a buffet. Snow crab was good, but all steak and prime rib were cooked to death!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Buffet
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
2:00 PM - 10:00 PM
2:00 PM - 10:00 PM
2:00 PM - 10:00 PM
2:00 PM - 10:00 PM
2:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5301 S Kings Hwy, We Are Located Between Myrtle Beach State Park and Pirateland Campground, Myrtle Beach, SC 29575-4915
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Myrtle Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 843-828-8871
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