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10 Popular Buffets in Myrtle Beach

Updated on February 28, 2018

10 Popular Buffets in Myrtle Beach

There are plenty of buffet restaurants in Myrtle Beach. Most are very good and most offer a separate menu if you have friends or family trying to avoid eating too much due to health or dieting reasons.

In Myrtle Beach, seafood buffets are very popular. There are non seafood items available on the buffet's huge array of food. Maybe Italian, Chinese, Steak & Chicken or Pizza is more to ones liking. Bottom line, it's all here in Myrtle Beach so bring your appetite, your friends and family, your bib and enjoy.

Rioz Brazilian Steakhouse is truly a treasure to eat at. The service is top notch as the wait staff brings skewers of food selections like filet mignon, sirloin, prime rib, juicy chicken, pork loin, leg of lamb and tender pork ribs as a sampling of the choices. The staff rotates the selections until you've had enough.

The salad bar is to die for.with over 25 items in the salad bar and you can have sushi and fresh fish if you so desire.

Rioz is great for anniversary celebrations, proposals, any group functions and is very popular among the thousands of golfers who invade Myrtle Beach yearly. Of course the locals love it too.

A marker2920 Hollywood Dr Myrtle Beach, SC 29577 (843) 839-0777 -
Across from Broadway at the Beach
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How to Eat Crab Legs

2. Captain George's Seafood Buffet

Captain George's Seafood Buffet is a top choice among the seafood buffets. All you can eat Alaskan Crab Legs, broiled salmon, fried oysters, deviled crab, steamed crawfish, mahi mahi, chicken, prime rib, barbecue ribs, corn on the cob, steamed veggies and the list goes on. Well over 100 items on the buffet spread.

Golfers love to frequent here and so do families vacationing along with the locals. As big as this place is, be prepared for a little wait time during the season. The food is always fresh as the large crowds keep the wait staff busy refilling the many food choices.

Captain George's is located at: 1401 29th Ave N Myrtle Beach, SC 29577 (843) 916-2278

Sea Captain's House Interview

3. Sea Captain's House

Sea Captain's House in Myrtle Beach has best voted "Best of the Beach" year after year. Starting out as a simple cottage in 1930 to become a restaurant and then damaged by Hurricane Hazel in 1954, underwent several changes to the property and restaurant to become what it is today. With a dining view of the ocean, excellent service and food, The Sea Captain's House has withstood the test of time.

Now more popular than ever. They are open 7 days a week and offer breakfast, lunch and dinner menu's and their infamous buffet.

A very cozy atmosphere along with the ocean view keep them very busy. Ask for the daily specials and plan for some wait time during dinner hours year round. It's worth the wait.

A marker3002 N Ocean Blvd Myrtle Beach, SC 29577 (843) 448-8082 -
3002 North Ocean Boulevard, Myrtle Beach, SC 29577, USA
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Giant Crab Seafood

4. Giant Crab Seafood

Giant Crab Seafood is located in an area called Restaurant Row on the very north end of Myrtle Beach. You can't help but see the enormous Big Fat Giant Crab draped over the entrance. Inside they sport a huge 40' waterfall and a scenic view overlooking the Intracoastal Waterway.

They offer over 170 items on the massive buffet. Seafood items include Oyster Rockefeller, Giant Crab Legs (of course), Crab Imperial and baked, fried and broiled seafood. There is Virginia Ham, ribs, roast beef, chicken and a large selection of veggies and side items.

A marker9597 N Kings Hwy Myrtle Beach, SC 29572 (843) 449-1097 -
9597 North Kings Highway, Myrtle Beach, SC 29572, USA
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Original Benjamin's Seafood


5. The Original Benjamin's Calabash Seafood

The Original Benjamin's Calabash Seafood is located in the area called Restaurant Row on the far north end of Myrtle Beach. They boast a 170+ item buffet and has been serving vacationers and locals for over 30 years. You dine with a scenic view overlooking the Intracoastal Waterway and for history enthusiasts, you can see the one of the world's largest collections of nautical antiques, large scale ship models and mounted sea creatures.

All of that and a fantastic buffet awaits you. Fresh Seafood, Crab Legs, a pasta and carving station. homemade soups, salad bar, deserts and more. Something for everyone.

The inside d├ęcor showcases several large ship models like the 18 ft. Queen Elizabeth II. All the ships are hand crafted and displayed throughout the restaurant.

A marker9593 N Kings Hwy Myrtle Beach, SC 29572 (843) 449-0821 -
9593 North Kings Highway, Myrtle Beach, SC 29572, USA
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Angelo's Steak & Pasta Video

6. Angelo's Steak & Pasta

Angelo's Steak & Pasta offers a fine pasta buffet as a stand alone meal or it can be combined with dinner entrees. The earlybird buffet is from 3:30-6 p.m. It might be a short time period but well worth it.

Lasagna, Spaghetti, Italian Sausage, Sliced Pizza, Tortellini Alfredo and Chicken Cacciatore is just a sampling of buffet choices. Don't forget the salad and fresh dinner rolls.

Angelo's has been serving Myrtle Beach patrons for at least 29 years. Now in their new location at: 2311 S Kings Hwy Myrtle Beach, SC 29577 (843) 626-2800

A marker2311 S Kings Hwy Myrtle Beach, SC 29577 (843) 626-2800 -
2311 South Kings Highway, Myrtle Beach, SC 29577, USA
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7. New China Buffet

New China Buffet is located in Surfside and have just remodeled there location inside. This is one Chinese restaurant that is a must if you to visit for a great meal. Extremely popular with the locals and families.

Lunch time is very busy with all the workers in the area coming in for lunch which really keeps the food fresh and the staff busy refilling. The crab legs at dinner are very large and in big demand. Everything is very good among the 140+ menu items.

They are located at: 1700 US-17 BUS, Surfside Beach, SC 29575 (843)-828-1111

8. Golden Coral Buffet

Golden Coral is located in a lot of cities but it's the only one located here in Myrtle Beach. It's popularity for breakfast on the weekends, lunch/brunch and dinner appeal to everyone.

Many visitors to Myrtle Beach make this a must stop because where they live there is no Golden Coral near it. Always busy with a smiling wait staff, keeps the food fresh all day long.

Not only is there a large array of food items with something for everyone, they have a cutting board section with ham, prime rib, hamburgers at different times and delectable Crab Legs as part of the dinner menu. The fried chicken is really really good and there is bourbon chicken, pot roast, pizza, fresh mash potatoes, salad bar all with fresh rolls. The desert area has dozens of choices with a strawberry and chocolate fountain.

They are located at: 868 Oak Forest Ln, Myrtle Beach, SC 29577 843-626-2300

9. China Buffet

China Buffet in Myrtle Beach has earned best of the beach awards at least 8 times. Open 7 days a week, year round, it's a popular place among locals and returning vacationers. Located in the BiLo shopping center, just a half mile north of Broadway at the Beach.

Featuring over 120 buffet items, the selection is varied. During dinner hours, Crab Legs are available for a little extra. You can order from their menu for dine in or take out. If you have a chance, go online and get their online coupon.

China Buffet is located at: 1293 38th Ave N Myrtle Beach, SC 29577 (843) 626-8812

A marker1293 38th Ave N Myrtle Beach, SC 29577 (843) 626-8812 -
Myrtle Beach Fire Station No.6, 970 38th Avenue North, Myrtle Beach, SC 29577, United States
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Crabby Mike's Video

10. Crabby Mike's Seafood

Crabby Mikes is a classic seafood buffet in Surfside just south of Ocean Lakes Campground. You know you're there if you see the huge orange crab on the Crabby Mike's Van. A fun atmosphere, great wait staff, service with a smile and great food becomes another memorable experience in Myrtle Beach.

Large Alaskan Snow Crabs, Baked Salmon, Grilled Tuna, Seafood Casserole Surprise, Grilled Swordfish, Okra, Sweet Potato Casserole, Southern Fried Chicken, Shrimp Pasta Salad, Lobster Seafood Bisque, Cherry Cobbler, Cheesecake and sugar free deserts is just a sample of buffet choices. Notice the southern touch. Good Eats.

Visitors drive many miles to come to Crabby Mike's and are glad they did.

They are located at: U.S. 17N Surfside Beach, South Carolina 29575 (843) 238-3524


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