Driftwood Seafood and Steak - Murrells Inlet Restaurants & Seafood Restaurant Reviews

Driftwood Seafood and Steak

Seafood Restaurant in Murrells Inlet

Driftwood Seafood and Steak
Driftwood is rapidly becoming one of the South Strand's locals favorites with good and reasonably priced food. Open for Lunch and Dinner
Driftwood Seafood and Steak
10799 Highway 707
Murrells Inlet
843-650-3278
Rated 4 out of 5
There are currently 73 user submitted reviews for this restaurant.


Reviews of Driftwood Seafood and Steak

Food:Four Stars
Service:One Star
Atmosphere:Two Stars
Value:Three Stars
Seating:One Star
Noise:One Star
Posted:07-09-2014
Surfside Beach, South Carolina

Food was delicious and reasonably priced.. but not worth the wait. We arrived at the restaurant at 7:00 pm, seated around 8:00 pm, and did not receive our food until 9:00 p.m. There were several empty tables that we observed while waiting. We are not sure if the problem is a shortage of wait staff (seemed like the restaurant was full of waiters and waitresses) or if things are just really backed up in the kitchen. Either way, no one seemed to care that customers were having to wait so long. We have had this same experience at this restaurant several times before. We have decided we will not be dining there again.
ref: 27666

Food:Four Stars
Service:Top Rated
Atmosphere:Three Stars
Value:Top Rated
Seating:Top Rated
Noise:Three Stars
Posted:10-26-2013
Willoughby, Ohio

Good food,service was excellant and prices cannot be beat.Will stop again whenever we return to beach.
ref: 27115

Food:Three Stars
Service:Three Stars
Atmosphere:Three Stars
Value:Three Stars
Seating:Three Stars
Noise:Three Stars
Posted:08-16-2013
Greenville, South Carolina

W O W! Great meals at afordfuly prices.WE eat there every time we come to the beach!
ref: 26978

Food:Top Rated
Service:Three Stars
Atmosphere:Three Stars
Value:Top Rated
Seating:Top Rated
Noise:Three Stars
Posted:08-12-2013
Chattanooga, Tennessee

We had a party of six for lunch on Sunday afternoon. We were seated promptly, but the food was a little slow getting there. However, it was worth the wait!! The lunch prices were very reasonable. Our check for two people was about $22.
ref: 26964

Food:Top Rated
Service:Top Rated
Atmosphere:Four Stars
Value:Four Stars
Seating:Four Stars
Noise:Four Stars
Posted:06-30-2013
Myrtle Beach, South Carolina

I"v tried seafood everywhere and you cannot find a better place to eat seafood,the seafood is lightly breaded and fried so that its not greasy.And the prices are unbeatable.Now if you want excellent service ask for (Evan),hes the only one that seems to know what he is doing.The others are mediocre and could use some xtra training.But we do miss our favorite and thats( Linda),she was one of the best servers and manager they ever had.
ref: 26777

Food:Top Rated
Service:Four Stars
Atmosphere:Four Stars
Value:Top Rated
Seating:Three Stars
Noise:Three Stars
Posted:06-24-2013
Socastee, South Carolina

One of, if not, the best value for seafood in the area. I had the fried scallops and they were absolutely delicious! Place was really packed but the staff was able to maintain above average service. See you guys again really soon!
ref: 26749

Food:Top Rated
Service:Top Rated
Atmosphere:Top Rated
Value:Top Rated
Seating:Top Rated
Noise:Top Rated
Posted:06-22-2013
High Point, North Carolina

The Best!!!!! Service from D' was Outstanding !! We have a new place to eat at in MB. The owner comes around to the tables very involved! Who needs to look at water with food and service like this. You may need to take a walk on the beach that night, it's a lot of Food for the price!
ref: 26741

Food:Top Rated
Service:Top Rated
Atmosphere:Top Rated
Value:Top Rated
Seating:Top Rated
Noise:Top Rated
Posted:05-04-2013
Myrtlebeach, South Carolina

This is a wonderful place to eat!!! My Husband and I go every sat. nite and sometimes more than once a week. The food is great and the service is always excellent! The staff is very freindly and has become like family to us. The chicken strips are our favorite and the price is right. If you have not try it or if you are visiting you will not find any better food for the money.Flounder best in mb. I have lived here for 15 yrs. Give it a try you wouldn't be sorry...
ref: 26576

Food:Two Stars
Service:Four Stars
Atmosphere:Three Stars
Value:Two Stars
Seating:Four Stars
Noise:Four Stars
Posted:02-22-2013
Myrrtle Beach, South Carolina

Feb.2013 had not been for sometime as last visit was really bad... this time not much better cold broiles scollops not even broiled .. all food for 4 people was put on ice cold places been going for about 4 years or so not any more used to be exelent but now going down hill fast to many other to choose from ..
ref: 26372

Food:Top Rated
Service:Top Rated
Atmosphere:Four Stars
Value:Four Stars
Seating:Top Rated
Noise:Four Stars
Posted:01-13-2013
Socastte, South Carolina

we found this place after living here 3 years i have to say very pleased with the whole night. i had combination seafood platter everything was perfect my wife not a seafood person had the 8oz strip and chicken. she only eats xxxtra well done steak and i have to say it was cooked perfect not burnt and not dry. very impressive we will be returning when i am in the mood for seafood.
ref: 26284

Food:Top Rated
Service:Top Rated
Atmosphere:Four Stars
Value:Top Rated
Seating:Top Rated
Noise:Top Rated
Posted:12-30-2012
Reading, Pennsylvania

Always fresh fish and excellent service.
ref: 26237

Food:Top Rated
Service:Top Rated
Atmosphere:Top Rated
Value:Top Rated
Seating:Top Rated
Noise:Top Rated
Posted:12-28-2012
Greenwood, South Carolina

Found this restaurant on internet as a good place for seafood....It was delicious....I love oysters and scallopes and they were excellent...plus you get your drink and desert free if you eat early....Will go back!!!!
ref: 26233

Food:Top Rated
Service:Top Rated
Atmosphere:Top Rated
Value:Three Stars
Seating:Three Stars
Noise:Three Stars
Posted:11-17-2012
Cherry Grove, South Carolina

Best restaurant ever!!
ref: 26164

Food:One Star
Service:Two Stars
Atmosphere:Three Stars
Value:Two Stars
Seating:Three Stars
Noise:Three Stars
Posted:10-21-2012
Myrtle Beach, South Carolina

My wife and I dine out frequently and are not the type to complain. However, we were very disappointed with the dinners served to us at Driftwoods Friday October 19. We have eaten there many times have been pleased, but the meals served to us were below average. I ordered the steamed fisherman's catch,.and my wife ordered broiled shrimp and scallops. The meals were served in a timely manner, but were lukewarm. The fish and shrimp were served cold. After eating a few bites, I told our server that the meals were unacceptable and asked that my meal be reheated. It was taken back to the kitchen and brought back 20 minutes later. By this time, my wife had already eaten her lukewarm meal. My dinner came back the same, cold and inedible. I told our server and asked for an adjustment on our bill. He apologized and presented the tab without offering any discount. At that point, I should have asked to speak with the manager, but decided to pay the bill and leave. I feel like this was not properly addressed and the experience was very disappointing. As a result, we will not return to Driftwoods.
ref: 26102

Food:Top Rated
Service:Top Rated
Atmosphere:Top Rated
Value:Top Rated
Seating:Top Rated
Noise:Top Rated
Posted:09-27-2012
Dearborn, Michigan

Amazing!!!! The best crab legs near myrtle beach!!! You will not regret eating here from appetizers to the seafood and steak it is awesome!!!! We arrived right before closing and they did not rush us at all! Very friendly staff exspecially Pat!!! She was an awesome waitress!!! Drinks were refilled before the glass was empty she definelty is 6 on a scale from 1-5! :)
ref: 26029

Food:Top Rated
Service:Top Rated
Atmosphere:Top Rated
Value:Top Rated
Seating:Top Rated
Noise:Top Rated
Posted:09-13-2012
Speedwell, Tennessee

My husband and I just heard about Driftwood and went last night.We both had the scallop dinner and various sides-sweet potato, baked potato, and slaw., I sometimes hesitate to order scallops because they are no good if not cooked to perfection. Ours deserved a 10. Everything was just fine. We visit Garden City area every year and will go back to Driftwood before we go home this time and will return.. Prices are reasonable. We got the early bird.
ref: 25969

Food:Four Stars
Service:Top Rated
Atmosphere:Four Stars
Value:Top Rated
Seating:Top Rated
Noise:Three Stars
Posted:09-06-2012
Murrells Inlet, South Carolina

A group of 10 of us dined there this evening. Service was excellent and the quality of the food was well above average. Our very friendly and efficient waiter tried several times to give us the correct (individual) checks, but the computer system did not cooperate. The manager on duty, Charles, after trying to correct the situation without success, graciously comped our entire party. A very nice gesture, and he was genuinely apologetic, too. We will return.
ref: 25936

Food:Three Stars
Service:Three Stars
Atmosphere:Three Stars
Value:Three Stars
Seating:Three Stars
Noise:Three Stars
Posted:08-17-2012
Joliet, Illinois

This was our first time at this Resturant, and we were very pleasantly surprised with the cleanliness and attentive staff! Obviously a locals paradise, but are very friendly to visitors. The shrimp cocktail is excellent, and the fresh hush puppies were cooked to perfection. Dinner was great! Came with dessert and the key lime pie rocks! Stay off Resturant Row! It's worth the trip!
ref: 25804

Food:Three Stars
Service:Three Stars
Atmosphere:Three Stars
Value:Three Stars
Seating:Three Stars
Noise:Three Stars
Posted:08-16-2012
Joliet, Illinois

This was our first time at this Resturant, and we were very pleasantly surprised with the cleanliness and attentive staff! Obviously a locals paradise, but are very friendly to visitors. The shrimp cocktail is excellent, and the fresh hush puppies were cooked to perfection. Dinner was great! Came with dessert and the key lime pie rocks! Stay off Resturant Row! It's worth the trip!
ref: 25800

Food:Four Stars
Service:Four Stars
Atmosphere:Three Stars
Value:Four Stars
Seating:Three Stars
Noise:Three Stars
Posted:08-05-2012
Spartanburg, South Carolina

Good fried fish -good as on the inlet but not as expensive .
ref: 25733

Food:Top Rated
Service:Four Stars
Atmosphere:Four Stars
Value:Top Rated
Seating:Four Stars
Noise:Three Stars
Posted:07-10-2012
Galax, Virginia

Overall great restaurant! I've been there many times, and I have never had a bad experience. The hostess are quick to seat you, and the waiters are quick to serve you! The food was great for the value, I would recommend this restaurant to anyone!
ref: 25539

Food:One Star
Service:Three Stars
Atmosphere:Four Stars
Value:Two Stars
Seating:Top Rated
Noise:Three Stars
Posted:06-19-2012
Myrtle Beach, South Carolina

Ordered the prime rib med.rare came out cold sent back 2nd time around still not hot and over done ....have had prime rib before and came out perfect.... managers answer was hard to get hot meat ....ie.. left over from day before .....we eat there often and OOT relatives all eat there and have given great revues.........
ref: 25348

Food:Three Stars
Service:Two Stars
Atmosphere:Three Stars
Value:Three Stars
Seating:Three Stars
Noise:Three Stars
Posted:06-15-2012
Myrtle Beach, South Carolina

We just visited this evening , the food was good however we were there for 2 hours total , it seemed that the orders were getting to the kitchen but nothing was coming out. Hard to turn tables on a busy Friday night. We have eaten here before and it wasn't like this . Don't think we will return , there's too many good seafood restaurants in the area.
ref: 25325

Food:Top Rated
Service:Top Rated
Atmosphere:Top Rated
Value:Top Rated
Seating:Top Rated
Noise:Top Rated
Posted:06-13-2012
Hillsboro, Ohio

We come to surfside every year and love to find new places to eat. We found this restraunt and gave it a try and it was excellent! The all you can eat crab legs and fried shrimp!!! Who does that??? Only $23!! They were huge and tasty crab legs too! They have daily specials and they are acually specials not just features! This place is off the main road but its worth the couple extra minutes! We will be back EVERY year!
ref: 25311

Food:Top Rated
Service:Four Stars
Atmosphere:Four Stars
Value:Top Rated
Seating:Top Rated
Noise:Three Stars
Posted:06-04-2012
Toccoa, Georgia

We have eaten at Driftwood for a couple of years and have found each visit to be as excellent as the last one. The oysters and shrimp are fried just right and very tasty. The breading is not overwhelming. We always take friends and tonight we are taking the rest of our family!
ref: 25252

Food:Top Rated
Service:Top Rated
Atmosphere:Three Stars
Value:Top Rated
Seating:Top Rated
Noise:Top Rated
Posted:05-13-2012
Richmond, Virginia

Got this recommendation from a local and it lived up! Do yourself a favor and get off the beach. Superior value great food personal service. Go go go!
ref: 25109

Food:Two Stars
Service:One Star
Atmosphere:Two Stars
Value:One Star
Seating:Three Stars
Noise:Three Stars
Posted:04-04-2012
Murrells Inlet, South Carolina

If you are thinking of eating here I highly recommend that you give McDonalds serious consideration. Allow me to break down the check for you: $6 for the 6 slightly warm cheese sticks, $8 for the coyote burger with rubberband sliced peppers and homespun ranch that poored all over your clothes when you picked it up, $7 for the *signature Drift burger that is a patty on a bun and a packet of mayo ( NO, there was no lettuce, tomatoe, onion...NOTHING) along with a cold baked potatoe and packet of sour cream, $16 for a mess of fried foods thrown on a plate consisting of 1 peice of fish,4 shrimp,2 scallops, and 2 (or maybe it was 3 )clams, crab patty,soggy limp fries and about 1/8cup of grease,and don't look for the hushpuppies the menue claims is there cause they aren't. Oh and it comes with slaw though and that was cold and good. Combine all of this with the saltines your given as dinner bread to snack on for the hour long wait for food and you have $52.00 worth of regret.this visit was on a Wednesday night and the place was not very busy. The waitress was very slow to return with items and didn't return with any crackers after the 4 single serve packs were gone 45 minutes into the wait for our food.The waitress also was not considerate enough to step out of sight to talk rudely about her customers either.As a local less than a mile from this place I wish I had listened to my neighbors and avoided it.
ref: 24905

Food:Four Stars
Service:Top Rated
Atmosphere:Top Rated
Value:Four Stars
Seating:Top Rated
Noise:Top Rated
Posted:04-01-2012
Conway, South Carolina

My husband and I tried Driftwoods today and we were well pleased. We would have liked it better had there been more people eating, but we got there very late for lunch so it was our fault. Our server, LaToya was very pleasant and helpful. We felt the lunch prices were very reasonable. The pot roast was delicious as were the mashed potatoes. The fries were freshly cut. The baked beans were very good also. We will definitely go back, hoping this restaurant continues to offer other items than seafood...as my mother does not eat seafood. Looking forward to our next trip.
ref: 24893

Food:Four Stars
Service:Three Stars
Atmosphere:Three Stars
Value:Three Stars
Seating:Four Stars
Noise:Three Stars
Posted:03-27-2012
Mb, South Carolina

We go there very often and take friends and family. The last two times we were there, we had the same server, Latoya. If you want to eat your chocolate cake with dirty dishes all around you, have to get your own condiments, and wait forever to get your check, this is the waitress you want. We will go back, but will ask who the waitress is first.
ref: 24861

Food:Three Stars
Service:One Star
Atmosphere:Three Stars
Value:One Star
Seating:One Star
Noise:One Star
Posted:03-23-2012
Myrtle Beach, South Carolina

we made reservation for 6 pm at 4 pm and they gave them away. we walk in and they said they got busey and we would have to wait well that not the way to run any bussines
ref: 24839

Food:Top Rated
Service:Top Rated
Atmosphere:Top Rated
Value:Top Rated
Seating:Four Stars
Noise:Four Stars
Posted:02-06-2012
Philpot, Kentucky

Our families favorite place to eat in the Garden City area! It's the first place we go on arrival day and sometimes during our month stay we will make it about every night. Great food, wonderful service (hi Linda), always feels like going home. See ya in April!
ref: 24611

Food:Top Rated
Service:Top Rated
Atmosphere:Three Stars
Value:Three Stars
Seating:Four Stars
Noise:Two Stars
Posted:02-06-2012
Conway, South Carolina

I ordered the Baby Back Ribs, as suggested by our waiter, Evan. Those were absolutely the most mouth watering ribs I have ever tasted! They were so good that I ordered a "To Go" order, as well. This was my first time at the Driftwood, but it is definitely not the last. WONDERFUL!!!
ref: 24608

Food:Four Stars
Service:Four Stars
Atmosphere:Top Rated
Value:Top Rated
Seating:Four Stars
Noise:Three Stars
Posted:02-02-2012
Surfside, South Carolina

Some reviews complain about value. They need to go to 'any other' restaurant in the area (besides an all you can eat buffet) and would find the value for the price was excellent. Never had a bad meal. Everyone is always pleasant. Staff is usually excellent. Noise is usually same as all restaurants in the myrtle beach area..
ref: 24583

Food:Top Rated
Service:Top Rated
Atmosphere:Top Rated
Value:Top Rated
Seating:Top Rated
Noise:Top Rated
Posted:12-30-2011
Yadkinville, North Carolina

6 STARS... If they ever make a such a thing, This place will be the first one on it. I have come to Myrtle Beach many a year and to have found this pearl in the sea of fast food places is a Wonderful Reward. I will be back many many more times to come...
ref: 24449

Food:Top Rated
Service:Top Rated
Atmosphere:Top Rated
Value:Top Rated
Seating:Top Rated
Noise:Top Rated
Posted:12-25-2011
Garden City, South Carolina

My wife and I, along with an elderly lady from our church, usually eat lunch at Driftwoods, on Sundays. We have not had a bad experience, in fact, the people are great and treat us well. Food is great, and the price is very reasonable.
ref: 24420

Food:Top Rated
Service:Top Rated
Atmosphere:Top Rated
Value:Top Rated
Seating:Four Stars
Noise:Three Stars
Posted:12-21-2011
Brookfield, Ohio

We have a house in murrells inlet and we eat at driftwood quite often.to the people that don't like the place;don't come back.this way we won't have to wait behind you to get in.we eat here several times a year with our friends dr. Phill and his wife and the food and service are first rate.hi linda..
ref: 24408

Food:Top Rated
Service:Top Rated
Atmosphere:Top Rated
Value:Top Rated
Seating:Top Rated
Noise:Top Rated
Posted:10-17-2011
Laurens, South Carolina

Great Food, Great Prices, Great Atmosphere, Great People!!!! Such a great place to eat!! The fried seafood platters are absolutely delicious and the Monday night special is great! Buy one seafood platter and 2nd one is half off! Also, early bird specials from 4 PM - 6PM every night are very reasonable and come with drink and desert!!! Steaks are outstanding as well. We look forward to our visit to Driftwood every time we are at the beach!! All of the staff are so friendly (Linda, Elizabeth, Latoya, Mike, Bean and the rest of the staff!) Looking forward to our next trip~~~ You're missing out on some delicious food if you do not visit Driftwood!!!
ref: 24176

Food:Top Rated
Service:Top Rated
Atmosphere:Top Rated
Value:Top Rated
Seating:Top Rated
Noise:Top Rated
Posted:10-11-2011
Laurens, South Carolina

The ultimate restaurant in Garden City/Murrells Inlet!!! We have been going to Driftwood Seafood and Steak Restaurant since November 2010 and it is the best seafood we have ever eaten-No exceptions! Great special on Monday nights and Early Bird Menu specials every day from 4-6 PM. Wonderful service and atmosphere - off the beaten path across from James Island High School on Hwy 707 approximately six miles from Garden City pier. Going to Driftwood is always a highlight of our visits to the beach! If you want great seafood, steaks or sandwiches, you will not be disappointed!!
ref: 24143

Food:Top Rated
Service:Top Rated
Atmosphere:Four Stars
Value:Top Rated
Seating:Top Rated
Noise:Four Stars
Posted:10-05-2011
Socastee, South Carolina

Been going here for the last 3 yrs about 6 times a year have yet to have a bad meal wait staff excellent food excellent what more could you ask for
ref: 24108

Food:Top Rated
Service:Top Rated
Atmosphere:Top Rated
Value:Top Rated
Seating:Top Rated
Noise:Top Rated
Posted:10-05-2011
Lake Orion, Michigan

Worth the drive. The crab legs were much better than any of the callabash's and much cheaper. This is the best seafood we ever ate.
ref: 24105

Food:Top Rated
Service:Top Rated
Atmosphere:Top Rated
Value:Top Rated
Seating:Top Rated
Noise:Top Rated
Posted:08-31-2011
New London, North Carolina

During our visit to Garden City, we visited Driftwood's Steak and Seafood, based on reviews we read online. We must say it did not disappoint!!! The early bird specials 4p-6p are VERY reasonable. The fried 3 item combo I ordered, (choices were scallops, oysters, shrimp, deviled crab, flounder) came with 2 sides. It ALSO included the drink AND dessert (choice of key lime pie or chocolate cake) ALL for $12.95. The fries were hand cut, not 'bag' fries, and were very good, the cole slaw was excellent. Sweet tea was just right, not 'too' sweet like ya get at alot of places. Highly recommend this restaurant. We will revisit next time we are in town.
ref: 23833

Food:Top Rated
Service:Top Rated
Atmosphere:Top Rated
Value:Top Rated
Seating:Top Rated
Noise:Top Rated
Posted:08-18-2011
Myrtle Beach, South Carolina

My husband and I have eaten at Driftwood more than a dozen times. Cannot find a thing to complain about.
ref: 23717

Food:Four Stars
Service:Four Stars
Atmosphere:Three Stars
Value:Three Stars
Seating:Three Stars
Noise:Three Stars
Posted:08-16-2011
Southport, North Carolina

This was great place my brother-in-law took us to. It's in a small strip mall on Hwy 707 near the local high school (St. James High ???). We went on a Monday night and they have a buy one get the second entree1/2 off (excludes senior meals and crab legs). They offer a menu of various seafood entrees, steak, chicken, hamburgers and ribs. The portions are large and very tasty. Service was excellent (Latoya A.) in a clean typical beach atmosphere. I felt the prices were reasonable and typical for the Myrtle Beach area. We look forward to going back.
ref: 23691

Food:Top Rated
Service:Top Rated
Atmosphere:Three Stars
Value:Four Stars
Seating:Four Stars
Noise:Three Stars
Posted:07-19-2011
Waynesville, North Carolina

My best friend and I have been visiting Myrtle Beach for years. We are always looking for a place to eat good seafood without having to pay outrageous prices. We found it here at Driftwoods!! Every time we come we will be eating with you all. Love the food and the service!
ref: 23357

Food:Four Stars
Service:Two Stars
Atmosphere:Two Stars
Value:One Star
Seating:One Star
Noise:Three Stars
Posted:07-07-2011
Vidalia, Georgia

Although the wait to be seated was not bad for party of 8, once seated we waited for almost 2 hours to get our food. We seldomly saw our waitress. All glasses were empty and asked for crackers several times. Once we did receive our food we were very pleased with the flavor; however for the price we were dissappointed with the portion sizes. We will not go back again.
ref: 23209

Food:Top Rated
Service:Top Rated
Atmosphere:Top Rated
Value:Top Rated
Seating:Top Rated
Noise:Top Rated
Posted:06-14-2011
Murrells Inlet, South Carolina

I love this place! BEST fried shrimp around with a wonderful flavor every time you order it. More than enough food for the price, absolutely wonderful! If you want a plate of fried seafood, not a buffet, definitely make this your restaurant of choice!!!
ref: 22945

Food:Top Rated
Service:Three Stars
Atmosphere:Four Stars
Value:Four Stars
Seating:Top Rated
Noise:Three Stars
Posted:04-22-2011
Surfside, South Carolina

Food is consistently good. We have ordered many of the seafood items from the menu and they are always cooked well. Some wait staff are exceptional and others are just average. The food is what counts so we will return often.
ref: 22427

Food:Three Stars
Service:Three Stars
Atmosphere:Three Stars
Value:Three Stars
Seating:Three Stars
Noise:Three Stars
Posted:04-07-2011
Riverdale, Georgia

I ordered the Grilled Salmon and the first time it was not cooked. The second time it was bland. I found that the Salmon was not to my liking. It could have been better. I was disappointed.
ref: 22297

Food:Top Rated
Service:Four Stars
Atmosphere:Three Stars
Value:Four Stars
Seating:Top Rated
Noise:Two Stars
Posted:02-09-2011
Myrtle Beach, South Carolina

My wife and I dined here recently. Seated immediately, onna was our server, she was great. Very helpful, had drinks, to large of glass, mix diluted the taste of alcohol, had a bloody mary, why do these places insist on using ready mix when a good one is so easy to make, but I digress. Donna brought us hush puppies to munch on, but no appetizer plates at all, and no type of sauce to dip. Food arrived very hot exactly as ordered surf and turf was excellent per my wife, I got seafood platter, first bite was fried oyster and got a mouth full of shells,damn near broke my teeth, platter good but typical fried food. Overall very good, need some small improvements but would return and have broiled fish with crabmeat in addition to steaks only cause all that fried food tastes the same. This place is a winner, and i'm very picky.
ref: 21821

Food:Four Stars
Service:Four Stars
Atmosphere:Three Stars
Value:Four Stars
Seating:Three Stars
Noise:Three Stars
Posted:01-28-2011
Socastee, South Carolina

My wife and I dined here recently.She had the crab cake platter & I had the flounder and scallops. Both were cooked to perfection Kudos to the chef..Service was great and the waitress was very attentive..Plan to make our visits more often because of it being so pleasant.
ref: 21697

Food:Top Rated
Service:Top Rated
Atmosphere:Top Rated
Value:Top Rated
Seating:Top Rated
Noise:Top Rated
Posted:12-13-2010
Murrells Inlet, South Carolina

What a wonderful restaurant! The service is very friendly. Happily greeted by perky hostesses. The owner is very active at every table. Nothing but smiles from everyone. The food is good, and the prices are amazing. Not a great view, but for the price, who needs a view? I highly recommend this place!
ref: 21429

Food:Top Rated
Service:Top Rated
Atmosphere:Four Stars
Value:Four Stars
Seating:Three Stars
Noise:Three Stars
Posted:12-07-2010
Myrtle Beach, South Carolina

We have a vacation home in the area. We found Driftwood and have returned often. The seafood is always fresh, I had the best Mahi I have ever tasted, and the shrimp are great.They also do real good Carolina BBQ ribs. I would recommend it to any families or couples looking for good food in a family friendly atmosphere.
ref: 21410

Food:Two Stars
Service:Four Stars
Atmosphere:Three Stars
Value:Two Stars
Seating:Top Rated
Noise:Three Stars
Posted:10-31-2010
Murrells Inlet, South Carolina

Oct. 30 decided to see what they had to offer some 6 months after Ive seen them on Beach TV. So we came in around 430ish, 6 ppl in clear view, ordered a glass of wine each. Wine was excellent. Looked over menu, She ordered Stuffed Flounder, I ordered Ribeye & Chicken plate. Best breadstick I have had the pleasure of biting into the sad part was there was only ONE! Stuffed flounder was a little cool, not ice cold but not fresh out of the oven either. She wasn't to keen on the stuffing used for this dish. Now lets talk about the combo plate I got; Prime Rib, ordered med rare came out perfect, Grilled Chicken breast, frozen product, pre-cooked,w/grill marks but never did it hit a grill due to non smoky flavor also overly marinated to lock in all so called juices, no good. You can do better than that if you put your mind to it......local chef
ref: 21172

Food:Two Stars
Service:Top Rated
Atmosphere:Three Stars
Value:Three Stars
Seating:Top Rated
Noise:Three Stars
Posted:10-11-2010
Myrtle Beach, South Carolina

We dined here a few nights ago with a friend. We ordered seafood platters and to our surprise, the flounder and crab cake was a frozen product. Either put into a deep fryer or microwaved. The tip off was the absolute picture perfect look of the food. The breading looked as if it had been sprayed or painted on. It was too perfect. Quality of the food was sacrificed because of the product used. Staff was fast and very friendly. We decided we would not return for another meal here.
ref: 21005

Food:Four Stars
Service:Four Stars
Atmosphere:Three Stars
Value:Top Rated
Seating:Top Rated
Noise:Three Stars
Posted:09-30-2010
Spencer, New York

This was our second meal here. Both were very good. We get there early,5PM. Sat right down, when we left it was full. Food was very good and $10.99 for everything you "need" to eat was very reasonable. Except for the buffets not many places just seat you and serve you in minutes from 6PM on. I have been to way more eaterys in the area then I care to think and have waited at all of them, except the buffets, one time or another.Our servers were young and very friendly.I have eaten at recomended places that were all I was told and some that were terrible and very expensive, within weeks of the recomendation. I'm just sayin', they all seem to have a bad day now and then and I think it sometimes has alot to do with the attitude you bring to the table and your servers. We'll be going back, early, and often.
ref: 20907

Food:Top Rated
Service:Top Rated
Atmosphere:Four Stars
Value:Top Rated
Seating:Top Rated
Noise:Top Rated
Posted:09-07-2010
Daleville, Virginia

We visited Driftwood's tonight for the first time. We have a second home in Surfside Beach and eat out frequently. The food is excellent and comparable with any restaurant we have visited in the area.
ref: 20639

Food:Four Stars
Service:Four Stars
Atmosphere:Four Stars
Value:Four Stars
Seating:Four Stars
Noise:Four Stars
Posted:08-26-2010
Morganton, North Carolina

We have watched this restaurant grow from the beginning, taking the chance to be off the beaten path hoping to be able to offer affordable prices you can't get at the beach. What a great idea, the food is constantly compared to some of the best seafood restaurants in Myrtle Beach. We are an easy family, so we understand how things can be. We come to the beach to relax and not be in a rush, so Driftwoods is our favorite place. Yes, they have gotten much busier and yes, many people have found out about the beaches best kept secret but the consistency of the food,service and affordability keep us going back as a couple or with our guest. With the atmosphere they have achieved, you would never know you weren't at a restaurant at the beach, we will continue going back ! The new raw bar area is going to be very helpful and a added plus for those who may have to wait a minute or two !
ref: 20441

Food:Top Rated
Service:Top Rated
Atmosphere:Top Rated
Value:Top Rated
Seating:Top Rated
Noise:Top Rated
Posted:08-22-2010
Pawleys Island, South Carolina

All around great restaurant, glad we found it!
ref: 20374

Food:Top Rated
Service:Top Rated
Atmosphere:Top Rated
Value:Top Rated
Seating:Top Rated
Noise:Top Rated
Posted:08-16-2010
Florence, South Carolina

Food is excellent. Price is very affordable. Hostesses,waitresses, etc. all very friendly. We eat at Driftwoods everytime we visit the beach. It has become our favorite restaurant!
ref: 20299

Food:Top Rated
Service:Top Rated
Atmosphere:Three Stars
Value:Top Rated
Seating:Three Stars
Noise:Three Stars
Posted:08-13-2010
Murrells Inlet, South Carolina

Recently visited Driftwood's and was very impressed for how busy the restaurant was. Our party of six was seated faily quick for the many people that were waiting (thought it would take forever). Once sat, we were greeted immediately but it did take a minute to get our drinks. We placed our orders which took about 20-25 min. to be brought out but were perfectly cooked and exactly the way we ordered them. Overall our party was very happy with our visit, they were very busy and neither the service nor quality suffered!
ref: 20219

Food:Two Stars
Service:Three Stars
Atmosphere:Three Stars
Value:Two Stars
Seating:Two Stars
Noise:Three Stars
Posted:08-07-2010
Roanoke, Virginia

Called several times before arrival to confirm available table for eleven. Still had to wait 15+ minutes. Ordered from "early bird" menu, chose three broiled items. Wait for food was excessive. Deviled crab should be called "deviled bread" as there was little evidence of crab in it. Four quarter size scallops that were sandy and gritty. Four maybe 36-41 count size shrimp that were overcooked and rubbery. Hush puppies that were greasy through and through. Bleech! Fellow diners left much on their plates and in their bowls. Take home in foam boxes was eventually thrown out. The key lime pie was actually pretty good. And wait staff was very perky. Will not be going back, though. Bon appetit!
ref: 20146

Food:Four Stars
Service:Top Rated
Atmosphere:Four Stars
Value:Top Rated
Seating:Four Stars
Noise:Three Stars
Posted:08-01-2010
Cornelia, Georgia

We loved it. Don't miss out on this place when you visit..
ref: 20030

Food:Four Stars
Service:Two Stars
Atmosphere:Four Stars
Value:Top Rated
Seating:Top Rated
Noise:Top Rated
Posted:07-31-2010
Reston, Virginia

We were seated very quickly. The menu had several choices and the prices were very reasonable. The food took a bit longer than I would have liked to come to the table. Our waitress seemed to have tables all over the room, so our service was slow. It also took us longer than normal to pay our check. The food was good and you get a good amount of food for the money. I hope our experience with the service was due to short-staffing and is not the "norm." We plan to return with our children at another time.
ref: 20023

Food:Four Stars
Service:One Star
Atmosphere:Three Stars
Value:Four Stars
Seating:One Star
Noise:Three Stars
Posted:07-30-2010
Myrtle Beach, S.

Last Friday night we, went to driftwood for our second time ,was trying to go somewhere on a friday night that we did not have to wait for hours, we got there at 6 p.m. the host sat us right away , the loble was full , but it was full a party of 14 that ended up setting in our part also, well the host sat us at a 4 top along the left wall, we sat there about 4 min. or so then they sat the 14 , the young man wait on them and got all their drinks , before even talking to us over his shoulded as he was handing out drinks,so we just got up and left . I one time we did eat there the food was great!!! we are from MB, work at the sea captains House and I no it takes a great team to run a reataurants I just think that the2 young people just did not talk about giving this young man a 2 top and a 14 top at the same time Maybe will try agian sometime
ref: 20004

Food:Top Rated
Service:Four Stars
Atmosphere:Four Stars
Value:Top Rated
Seating:Top Rated
Noise:Top Rated
Posted:06-28-2010
Murrells Inlet, South Carolina

The food was cooked to perfection. I was surprized what you received for the price, very reasonable, and great seafood (oysters, shrimp, fish, and scallops)
ref: 19551

Food:Top Rated
Service:Top Rated
Atmosphere:Top Rated
Value:Top Rated
Seating:Top Rated
Noise:Four Stars
Posted:06-27-2010
Sewickley, Pennsylvania

We have gone here several times to have seafood. We love the place. Great food at an amazing low price. My favorite place to eat.
ref: 19541

Food:Two Stars
Service:Three Stars
Atmosphere:Two Stars
Value:Three Stars
Seating:Three Stars
Noise:Two Stars
Posted:04-18-2010
Pawley's Island, South Carolina

Well, I wasn't impressed. It's a strip mall place with little atmosphere and below average food. I'd rather go to Ryan's buffet any day.
ref: 18806

Food:Top Rated
Service:Top Rated
Atmosphere:Top Rated
Value:Top Rated
Seating:Top Rated
Noise:Top Rated
Posted:04-04-2010
Blanch, North Carolina

We bought a place several years ago in Murrells Inlet and Driftwood was referred by a local.. We have now been going over the past two years and have NEVER had a bad experience. The food is alway fresh, hot, delicious and service is fantastic. Family oreinted and just a nice place to have a great dinner. Recommend it highly.
ref: 18689

Food:Top Rated
Service:Top Rated
Atmosphere:Top Rated
Value:Top Rated
Seating:Top Rated
Noise:Top Rated
Posted:12-31-2009
Florence, South Carolina

Driftwood's offers the best value for the large amount of delicious seafood you get! We have eaten at this restaurant three times during our week-long vacation here and each time it has been fantastic. The early bird special is also a terrific value--with drink and dessert included with your meal! We have vacationed at Myrtle Beach and surrounding beaches for over 35 years and this is one of the best values and best seafood we've had. This restaurant is a little off the beaten path on 707, but it's well worth the few minutes it takes to drive to it from the oceanfront.
ref: 17921

Food:Top Rated
Service:Top Rated
Atmosphere:Top Rated
Value:Top Rated
Seating:Top Rated
Noise:Top Rated
Posted:08-10-2009
Madison Heights, Virginia

Well it seems a little unbelievable to give Driftwood's all Excellent ratings but "Above Average" isn't good enough for any of the categories. I don't know if I can say that everything is perfect but if you like seafood and especially if you have a family, you NEED to go to Driftwood's. There was less than a 5 minute wait even at peak dinner time, it's off the beaten path for Myrtle Beach dining. I don't think you'll find food as good or better anywhere else without paying a LOT more, and even then it might not happen. Many locals could be seen at this somewhat small but modern restaurant just 20 minutes from Rt. 17 Business on 707 (within sight of McDowell Shortcut Rd.). I personally had the Mahi Mahi which was great, not dry and little or no detectable "fishiness", the hushpuppies are as good as any I've had, the fries are cut and cooked in house, and the green beans are flavored with prime rib bits and broth, all impressive preparation for a family-style restaurant. My parents got a beautiful stack of fried seafood (the Driftwood Platter for Two). I also saw the blackened salmon and fried catfish and all were well prepared. On Mondays there is a special deal, buy one entree and get second of equal or lesser value half off. We just happened to come on a Monday and for 5 people dinner (with two salads added on) cost just $61, average of $12 per person. Truly amazing, you must try it out.
ref: 16639

Food:Top Rated
Service:Top Rated
Atmosphere:Four Stars
Value:Top Rated
Seating:Four Stars
Noise:Three Stars
Posted:07-14-2009
Murrells Inlet, South Carolina

I've lived in the Murrells Inlet/Myrtle Beach area my whole life and cannot find better seafood than at Driftwood's. The food was by far amazing and the service was exceptional. I always bring my family to this restaurant when they come in to town. You won't find better food or prices anwhere around!
ref: 16018

Food:Top Rated
Service:Top Rated
Atmosphere:Three Stars
Value:Top Rated
Seating:Three Stars
Noise:Two Stars
Posted:06-24-2009
Garden City Beach, South Carolina

Have been to this restaurant four times since we've heard about its' opening; each time the food was excellent. Waitstaff is eager to please and friendly. . We are happy here with excellent food at half the price compared to other restaurants. This is a family restaurant with great food!!!
ref: 15666

Food:Three Stars
Service:Three Stars
Atmosphere:Two Stars
Value:Two Stars
Seating:Four Stars
Noise:Three Stars
Posted:05-30-2009
Murrells Inlet, South Carolina

Service was ok. Atmosphere was cheezy. Food portions were decent sized but food quality was average. With so many choices nearby, I won;t be going back
ref: 15204