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10 Top-Rated Restaurants in Murrells Inlet

MURRELLS INLET, SC (WBTW) — Tired after a day at Brookgreen Gardens or Huntington Beach State Park? Refresh yourself at a popular local restaurant.

We’ve compiled a list of some of Murrells Inlet’s most popular restaurants. Sit down for seafood and oysters, or check out the MarshWalk for additional options.

A restaurant had to have at least 50 reviews to qualify for the list, at the time of publication. Preference is given to local businesses.

Here are the 10 best-rated restaurants in Murrells Inlet, according to Yelp:

  1. The Grilled Cheese & Crab Cake

Location: 2520 highway. 17 Business

Four and a half stars out of 590 reviews

Now here is a winning combo. “The best grilled cheese in the state?” wrote a Yelp user. “You bet!” While you’re at it, try the crab fudge or the lobster grilled cheese…and be sure to have some tomato soup to go with all that goodness.

  1. South side grill

Location: 804 Inlet Square Dr. Unit 1

Four and a half stars from 149 reviews

Southside Grill is popular, so reviewers recommend making a reservation. Most Yelp reviews highlighted the good service, with one stating that “the vibe is very chill, and it felt like we were in someone’s house with the family , just to relax and eat good food.” The restaurant is closed from Sunday to Tuesday.

  1. Millstone Biscuit Co

Location: 2751 Hwy. 17 N. Business

Five stars out of 52 reviews

Listen, Millstone makes cookies, and they do it well. “Awesome cookies and gravy!” says a review. “My wife is usually very picky about her cookies, and these are heartily approved!”

  1. hot fish club

Location: 4911 Hwy. 17 Business

Four and a half stars from 517 reviews

Visitors have raved about the extremely fresh seafood, whiskey selection and craft beers at the Hot Fish Club. “In an area where you can get seafood anywhere, this is the place to go.” said one commenter. “Period!”

  1. Rating

Location: 4606 US 17 Business

Four and a half stars from 149 reviews

Costa is an upscale Italian restaurant specializing in seafood. Reviewers loved the wine pairings, pistachio Italian cream pie, and gluten-free pasta options. “The food at Costa is absolutely amazing,” wrote one Yelp user. “Everything I tasted there was delicious out of this world.”

  1. Pacino’s Mediterranean Grills

Location: 3103 freeway. 17 sec.

Four and a half stars out of 98 reviews

Want Italian and Lebanese cuisine? Stop at Pacino’s Grille Méditerranéen. Guests describe the food as authentic and the atmosphere as intimate. One person commented, “Can’t say much other than fan-freaking-tastic.”

  1. Poppy’s Burgers and Subs

Location: 3290 S. Hwy. 17

Four and a half stars out of 120 reviews

The burgers and subs spot was called “quirky”. “Very underrated, probably one of the best subs and burgers I’ve had, all done very quickly,” read one review. And make sure you don’t leave without trying a fried Oreo or Twinkie.

  1. Uncle Mikey’s Brick Oven Pizza

Location: 4378 highway. 17 Business

Four and a half stars from 127 reviews

You can count on Uncle Mikey’s for a thin, crispy pizza crust. Yelp users said it was an authentic Italian experience and the restaurant has the best lasagna around. The pizzeria even gets kudos from northerners, who say, “We’ll be back whenever we get homesick and need a ‘pizza fix.’ »

  1. Flavors

Location: 10799 freeway. 707 Unit 12

Four and a half stars out of 99 reviews

Aromas offers sandwiches, crispy wings and New York-style pizzas. “We will be back again and again and again,” wrote one reviewer.

  1. Luna Mexican Bar & Grill

Location: 4450 highway. 17 Ste. D7

Four and a half stars out of 160 reviews

Come to Luna for upscale Mexican food, a fun atmosphere, margaritas, and big portions. “Mexican street corn served with lime and that side of tajin…finger licking bueno!” The Yelp user wrote. “My margarita eclipse caught the total eclipse of my heart.”