9 of the Best North Myrtle Beach Seafood Restaurants

Coastal South Carolina is known for its beautiful beaches, warm weather, and fresh, delicious seafood. Visitors flock to the Grand Strand to sample freshly-caught, local fish and shellfish. Whether you’re searching for a high-end experience or a family friendly buffet, we’ve got some amazing options for North Myrtle Beach seafood restaurants.
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Top 9 North Myrtle Beach Seafood Restaurants

SeaBlue Restaurant & Wine

SeaBlue Restaurant & Wine is an award-winning restaurant. It’s perfect for anyone desiring an upscale, modern experience. They strive to source all their seafood locally when in season, so you know you’ll be getting the freshest, most delicious product. Try their version of a South Carolina classic: colossal U-6 shrimp and grits with goat cheese, prosciutto, and a tomato-garlic butter.


If you’re looking for a beautiful view and a great happy hour, try Filet’s Waterfront. You can try sushi, rolled to order. Or try the grilled mahi-mahi served on a bed of spinach sauteed. Enjoy it all while overlooking the water at Harbourgate Marina.

Flying Fish Public Market and Grill

Flying Fish is half-seafood-market and half-restaurant, serving the freshest seafood in town. If you’re feeling adventurous, try catching the “flying fish” from the chefs at the raw bar. For the freshest fish, ask your server for the fish of the day selection. Then just choose your favorite preparation and a signature topping, and you’ll be treated to a delicious fish dinner.

The Original Benjamin’s Calabash Seafood Buffet

For a world-famous treat, try The Original Benjamin’s Calabash Seafood Buffet boasts 170 items, including fresh seafood, an in-house bakery, homemade soups, and a carving station. They also have a dry aquarium which features the world’s largest collection of nautical antiques, large scale ship models, and mounted sea creatures.

Captain George’s Seafood Buffet

Captain George’s Seafood Buffet is listed in the Top 12 All-You-Can-Eat Seafood Buffets in America, and for good reason. They are dedicated to bringing you fresh, delicious eats. Get there within the first hour of opening for the first catch and a discount on dinner. The restaurant is located across from Broadway at the Beach, so it’s a perfect place to stop by after a day of shopping or laser tag.

Preston’s Seafood and Country Buffet

If you have a big group, try Preston’s Seafood and Country Buffet. Preston’s features a ton of options ranging from prime rib to all-you-can-eat crab legs. It definitely is one of the best seafood buffets in North Myrtle Beach! Check Preston’s specials page for coupons and get ready to feast of 15 feet of some fabulous food.

Crab Catchers on the Waterfront

Crab Catchers on the Waterfront is known for its amazing shellfish. The restaurant has a laid-back attitude and awesome service, so it’s the perfect place to grab a beer and enjoy some snow crab legs or steamed mussels. Check out the to-go menu if you’re in a hurry.

Islamorada Fish Company Restaurant

Islamorada Fish Company Restaurant is conveniently located in the Myrtle Beach Mall, next to the Bass Pro Shops Outdoor World. If you’re not sure what to order, we recommend trying their signature dish: Islamorada Portofin. The dish is blackened tilapia and grilled shrimp with a lobster cream sauce, fresh vegetables, and quinoa rice.

21 Main

For an upscale experience that locals and visitors love, try 21 Main. It features some amazing steak and seafood. The locals rave about their 28-day dry-aged meats, pan-seared scallops, and lobster tails. Try the seared colossal scallops topped with an exotic mushroom risotto, fried spinach, and Thai butter sauce. Their dining room is always busy, so make reservations before going to guarantee a table.

Book Your Stay with Seaside Vacations

After a great meal at any of these North Myrtle beach seafood restaurants, return to your Seaside Vacation rental to enjoy the rest of your evening. If you’re looking to host a family reunion or a bachelor/bachelorette weekend, browse our selection of homes. Or if you’re looking for a family, try our condos. They feature beautiful ocean views and pools to relax in. Book your rental today. We look forward to having you this summer!

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