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7 Best Seafood Restaurants in North Myrtle Beach

When you’re in the mood for seafood on vacation, there’s no better place than North Myrtle Beach, situated right on the Atlantic Coast and home to some of the best restaurants around. You’ll find virtually every type of seafood imaginable in this region, from cajun crab boils and raw bars to fine-dining lobster and the freshest sushi.

Here are 7 of the best seafood restaurants in North Myrtle Beach — all just minutes from your fun-in-the-sun stay at Beach Cove Resort!

 

Flying Fish Public Market and Grill



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  • Address: 4744 Highway 17 South, North Myrtle Beach

  • Website: flyingfishmarket.com

  • Price Point: $$

  • Favorite Menu Items: Cajun Fish, Hush Puppies, and Build-Your-Own Boil Pots


Located in the heart of Barefoot Landing, Flying Fish Public Market and Grill serves up some of the freshest fish, sushi, and raw bar selections around. Can’t miss entrees at this eatery include the catch-of-the-day served cajun-style, po boy sandwiches, and for the raw bar lover — house oysters on the half shell. If you’re in the mood for sushi, Flying Fish offers up over a dozen different rolls to choose from.

You’ll also find plenty of Southern lowcountry favorites like mouthwatering shrimp and grits, hush puppies, fried green tomatoes, and build-your-own boil pots featuring crab, shrimp, clams, mussels, and more. Flying Fish is the perfect spot for seafood lovers, offering up nearly every type you can dream of!

 

Boardwalk Billy’s




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  • Address: 1407 13th Avenue North, North Myrtle Beach

  • Website: boardwalkbillysnmb.com

  • Price Point: $$

  • Favorite Menu Items: Charleston Crab Cakes and Boardwalk Billy’s Famous Oyster Roast


With views of the Intracoastal Waterway, live music, and a menu of Southern seafood classics, Boardwalk Billy’s is the place for good food and good times! Local favorites include the Charleston crab cakes with Boardwalk Billy’s signature “secret” sauce and homemade she-crab soup. Oyster lovers have plenty to choose from including oysters Rockefeller, oysters on the half shell, oyster po boys, and, of course — Boardwalk Billy’s famous oyster roast.

Boardwalk Billy’s also features a lineup of local bands almost every night and a full bar with lively cocktails and craft beer. It’s the perfect spot to grab a bite of local seafood, unwind, and enjoy the laid-back dockside atmosphere.

 

Greg Norman Australian Grille




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  • Address: 4930 US-17 South, North Myrtle Beach

  • Website: gregnormanaustraliangrille.com

  • Price Point: $$$

  • Favorite Menu Items: Antarctic Salmon, Hokkaido Sea Scallops, and Lobster Ravioli


If you’re a seafood lover looking to broaden your palate beyond what swims in the Atlantic, Greg Norman Australian Grille serves up some hard-to-find favorites like Antarctic salmon, Canadian cold-water lobster tails, and Hokkaido sea scallops as well as fresh catch specials. The lobster ravioli — served with fresh herbs and a lobster cream sauce, is also a must-try.

While there’s no shortage of unique and delicious seafood dishes on the menu, if you happen to be dining with “landlubbers,” they’ll be just as happy. Greg Norman Australian Grille also has a wide variety of fine steaks, chicken, and even some exotic Australian meats, so there’s something for everyone!

 

Benjamin’s Calabash Seafood




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  • Address: 9593 N Kings Hwy, Myrtle Beach

  • Website: originalbenjamins.com

  • Price Point: $$$

  • Favorite Menu Items: All-You-Can-Eat Seafood Buffet


Known for its elaborate seafood buffet and nautical-themed interior, complete with life-sized ships and sea creatures, Benjamin’s Calabash Seafood has been a local landmark for over 30 years. The buffet boasts over 170 items, including a wide variety of seafood, Southern specialties, fresh-baked goods, and desserts. The cajun crab legs, steamed clams, and stuffed flounder are all crowd favorites.

You’ll find virtually every type of seafood imaginable at Benjamin’s, including fish, shrimp, crab legs, oysters, clams, crawdads, and more — all prepared in a variety of ways. To accompany all this fresh seafood, Benjamin’s also serves up Southern favorite appetizers like hush puppies, mac-and-cheese, corn on the cob, tomato pie, and so much more.

The most important thing to know when planning to dine at Benjamin’s Calabash Seafood is to come hungry!

 

Rockefellers Raw Bar




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  • Address: 3613 Highway 17 South, North Myrtle Beach

  • Website: rockefellersrawbar.com

  • Price Point: $$

  • Favorite Menu Items: Raw Oysters, Seafood Steam Kettles, and Gumbo


For great seafood, nautical vibes, and a comfortable, laid-back atmosphere — Rockefellers Raw Bar delivers on all fronts. The menu features plenty of American classics like peel-and-eat shrimp and crab cakes, plus their famous “choose-your-own” steam kettles with a variety of seasoning and seafood options. Rockefellers’ “Chumbo” bowl is also not to be missed. This delightful half-clam chowder, half-gumbo mix is full of flavor and a crowd favorite.

As the name implies, Rockefellers Raw Bar is also famous for its raw offerings, including oysters on the half shell and raw oyster shooters served extra-spicy! Rockefellers has something for every type of seafood craving and is a great spot for happy hour.

 

Buoys On The Boulevard




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  • Address: 93 South Ocean Boulevard, North Myrtle Beach

  • Website: buoysontheboulevard.com

  • Price Point: $$

  • Favorite Menu Items: Lowcountry Oyster Buckets, Crab Boil, and Mama Boyd’s Fried Oysters


A casual seafood joint serving up Southern favorites, Buoys On The Boulevard is the place to go when you’re in the mood for some lowcountry-style cooking. The menu features oyster buckets, fried fish platters, seafood steam pots, and comfort food favorites like fried okra, fried oysters, and hush puppies.

Famous for their Southern-style lowcountry buckets, diners can choose from multiple combinations of oysters, shrimp, crab, sweet corn, and red potatoes, all served up the traditional way with lots of butter and Old Bay seasoning. Buoys On The Boulevard is the spot for can’t-miss comfort food!

 

SeaBlue Restaurant and Wine Bar




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  • Address: 501 Hwy 17 North, North Myrtle Beach

  • Website: seabluerestaurant.com

  • Price Point: $$$

  • Favorite Menu Items: Oysters Rockefeller, SeaBlue Scampi, and Seafood Risotto


With sultry blue lighting, four-star service, and an artfully curated menu, SeaBlue is a one-of-a-kind dining experience. The menu changes seasonally to offer only the freshest ingredients. Some staples include the seafood risotto with scallops, shrimp, and lobster or the SeaBlue Scampi featuring shrimp and a rich garlic butter sauce.

SeaBlue also always has a fresh fish offering brought in daily by local fishermen and served with the chef’s special beurre blanc sauce. You’ll also find the perfect wine pairing on SeaBlue’s award-winning wine list recognized by Wine Spectator. With such great food, wine, and ambiance, SeaBlue is the perfect seafood restaurant for date night!

 

Shrimply The Best Seafood in North Myrtle Beach


No matter what type of seafood you crave, you’re sure to find it in North Myrtle Beach. From downhome Southern fried favorites to fine dining, the seafood in North Myrtle Beach is shrimply the best!

Ready to crack open a crab bucket, shuck some oysters, or cut into a fine piece of flounder? Book your stay at Beach Cove Resort. You’ll be surrounded by all the best that North Myrtle Beach has to offer, including beautiful beaches, world-class golf courses, shopping, and, of course — some of the freshest, tastiest seafood in the Grand Strand!

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