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Driftwood Seafood and Steak

Seafood Restaurant in Murrells Inlet

 
Driftwood Seafood and Steak
Rated: 3.3 out of 5 with 75 Reviews

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
Hours: Open for Lunch and Dinner
General Info:
  • Lunch Served
  • Dinner Served
  • Snacks or Appetizers
  • EarlyBird Specials
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Driftwood Seafood and Steak
Posted: Feb 18th, 2018 at 1:09 pm
From: Lillingtin, NORTH CAROLINA
By: d.r.


Avg. Rating:3.2
My wife and I dined in your restaurant and had a seafood platter, While the food was good and the service was very average. We received a bowl of hushpuppies with a garnish and approx. eight of them the size of a large marble. It took 25 min. to receive our meal,so we ate our hushpuppies while we were we were waiting. I asked the server to bring us more of them and she told us that she would have to charge us $1.25. I have never been in a restaurant that did such a thing as that! We declined to get more,so we ate our meal without bread. This left a bad feeling about your establishment. At this point we can't recommend anyone to your restaurant,nor will we return!
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Driftwood Seafood and Steak
Posted: Jan 29th, 2016 at 9:07 pm
From: Myrtle Beach, SC
By: cj


Avg. Rating:4
Food is excellent had the scallop diner at least 3 x since going there. Not sure how fair it is the serve the tuna and crackers when there;s more than 2 people though. When just my wife and I go we get 1 order of the tuna and crackers when we go with another couple 4 peaople we get the same should'nt there be two orders when there's more than two people. I mean I saw the table next to us not even use theirs and be thrown out.Waitress said $1.25 for another order. At least if someone asked the waitress if they could get another order they should get another order for free. I know it's free but included in the bill somehow I think and it isn't a lot of tuna. Food is excellent and I'll be back.
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Driftwood Seafood and Steak
Posted: Jul 09th, 2014 at 11:11 pm
From: Surfside Beach, SC
By: pgd


Avg. Rating:2.3
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.
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Driftwood Seafood and Steak
Posted: Oct 26th, 2013 at 9:01 am
From: willoughby, OHIO
By: c.s


Avg. Rating:4.3
Good food,service was excellant and prices cannot be beat.Will stop again whenever we return to beach.
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Driftwood Seafood and Steak
Posted: Aug 16th, 2013 at 11:45 am
From: greenville, SC
By: mwh


Avg. Rating:3
W O W! Great meals at afordfuly prices.WE eat there every time we come to the beach!
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Driftwood Seafood and Steak
Posted: Aug 12th, 2013 at 9:30 pm
From: Chattanooga, TN
By: grt


Avg. Rating:4.3
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.
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Driftwood Seafood and Steak
Posted: Jun 30th, 2013 at 12:45 pm
From: myrtle beach, SC
By: ms


Avg. Rating:4.5
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.
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Driftwood Seafood and Steak
Posted: Jun 24th, 2013 at 12:59 pm
From: socastee, SC
By: aba


Avg. Rating:4.2
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!
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Driftwood Seafood and Steak
Posted: Jun 22nd, 2013 at 4:03 pm
From: High Point, NC
By: flynt


Avg. Rating:5
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!
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Driftwood Seafood and Steak
Posted: May 04th, 2013 at 8:00 pm
From: myrtlebeach, SC
By: pc


Avg. Rating:5
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...
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Driftwood Seafood and Steak
Posted: Feb 22nd, 2013 at 2:59 pm
From: Myrrtle Beach, SC
By: awt


Avg. Rating:3.2
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 ..
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Driftwood Seafood and Steak
Posted: Jan 13th, 2013 at 7:49 am
From: socastte, SC
By: mdw


Avg. Rating:4.7
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.
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Driftwood Seafood and Steak
Posted: Dec 30th, 2012 at 8:18 am
From: reading, PA
By: js


Avg. Rating:5
Always fresh fish and excellent service.
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Driftwood Seafood and Steak
Posted: Dec 28th, 2012 at 6:28 pm
From: Greenwood, SC
By: vpm


Avg. Rating:5
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!!!!
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Driftwood Seafood and Steak
Posted: Nov 17th, 2012 at 7:14 pm
From: Cherry grove, SC
By: kl


Avg. Rating:4
Best restaurant ever!!
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Driftwood Seafood and Steak
Posted: Oct 21st, 2012 at 9:59 am
From: Myrtle Beach, SC
By: jph


Avg. Rating:2.3
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.
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Driftwood Seafood and Steak
Posted: Sep 27th, 2012 at 10:25 pm
From: Dearborn, MI
By: tg


Avg. Rating:5
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! :)
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Driftwood Seafood and Steak
Posted: Sep 13th, 2012 at 8:38 pm
From: Speedwell, TN
By: d & a f


Avg. Rating:5
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.
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Driftwood Seafood and Steak
Posted: Sep 06th, 2012 at 7:44 pm
From: Murrells Inlet, SC
By: dab


Avg. Rating:4.3
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.
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Driftwood Seafood and Steak
Posted: Aug 17th, 2012 at 2:54 pm
From: Joliet, IL
By: j.b.f.


Avg. Rating:3
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!
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Driftwood Seafood and Steak
Posted: Aug 16th, 2012 at 10:39 pm
From: Joliet, IL
By: j.b.f.


Avg. Rating:3
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!
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Driftwood Seafood and Steak
Posted: Aug 05th, 2012 at 5:33 pm
From: spartanburg, SC
By: tg


Avg. Rating:3.7
Good fried fish -good as on the inlet but not as expensive .
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Driftwood Seafood and Steak
Posted: Jul 10th, 2012 at 5:23 pm
From: galax, VA
By: tcr


Avg. Rating:4.3
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!
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Driftwood Seafood and Steak
Posted: Jun 19th, 2012 at 8:48 am
From: Myrtle Beach, SC
By: awt


Avg. Rating:3
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.........
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Driftwood Seafood and Steak
Posted: Jun 15th, 2012 at 8:02 pm
From: Myrtle Beach, SC
By: jf


Avg. Rating:2.8
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.
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Driftwood Seafood and Steak
Posted: Jun 13th, 2012 at 8:08 pm
From: HIllsboro, OH
By: sc


Avg. Rating:5
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!
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Driftwood Seafood and Steak
Posted: Jun 04th, 2012 at 4:22 pm
From: Toccoa, GA
By: mrm


Avg. Rating:4.5
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!
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Driftwood Seafood and Steak
Posted: May 13th, 2012 at 9:39 am
From: Richmond, VA
By: bl


Avg. Rating:5
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!
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Driftwood Seafood and Steak
Posted: Apr 04th, 2012 at 9:42 pm
From: Murrells Inlet, SC
By: kg


Avg. Rating:2
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.
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Driftwood Seafood and Steak
Posted: Apr 01st, 2012 at 10:33 pm
From: Conway, SC
By: ahk


Avg. Rating:4.7
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.
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Driftwood Seafood and Steak
Posted: Mar 27th, 2012 at 11:25 am
From: mb, SC
By: jn


Avg. Rating:3.5
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.
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Driftwood Seafood and Steak
Posted: Mar 23rd, 2012 at 10:01 pm
From: myrtle beach , SC
By: pf


Avg. Rating:1.7
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
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Driftwood Seafood and Steak
Posted: Feb 06th, 2012 at 5:07 pm
From: Philpot, KY
By: cjv


Avg. Rating:4.7
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!
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Driftwood Seafood and Steak
Posted: Feb 06th, 2012 at 9:31 am
From: Conway, SC
By: bes


Avg. Rating:4
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!!!
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Driftwood Seafood and Steak
Posted: Feb 02nd, 2012 at 2:47 pm
From: Surfside, SC
By: crf


Avg. Rating:4.2
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..
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Driftwood Seafood and Steak
Posted: Dec 30th, 2011 at 8:53 pm
From: Yadkinville, NC.
By: c. tolbert


Avg. Rating:5
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...
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Driftwood Seafood and Steak
Posted: Dec 25th, 2011 at 7:54 pm
From: Garden City, SC
By: f. j. c.


Avg. Rating:5
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.
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Driftwood Seafood and Steak
Posted: Dec 21st, 2011 at 5:47 pm
From: Brookfield, OHIO
By: sz


Avg. Rating:4.5
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..
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Driftwood Seafood and Steak
Posted: Oct 17th, 2011 at 3:05 pm
From: Laurens, SC
By: odb


Avg. Rating:5
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!!!
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Driftwood Seafood and Steak
Posted: Oct 11th, 2011 at 2:13 pm
From: Laurens , SC
By: odb


Avg. Rating:5
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!!
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Driftwood Seafood and Steak
Posted: Oct 05th, 2011 at 10:24 pm
From: Socastee, SC
By: awt


Avg. Rating:4.8
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
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Driftwood Seafood and Steak
Posted: Oct 05th, 2011 at 9:40 am
From: Lake Orion, MI
By: jh


Avg. Rating:5
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.
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Driftwood Seafood and Steak
Posted: Aug 31st, 2011 at 9:11 pm
From: new london, NC
By: mcm


Avg. Rating:5
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.
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Driftwood Seafood and Steak
Posted: Aug 18th, 2011 at 4:29 pm
From: myrtle beach, SC
By: dna


Avg. Rating:5
My husband and I have eaten at Driftwood more than a dozen times. Cannot find a thing to complain about.
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Driftwood Seafood and Steak
Posted: Aug 16th, 2011 at 11:07 am
From: Southport, NC
By: jm


Avg. Rating:3.5
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.
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Driftwood Seafood and Steak
Posted: Jul 19th, 2011 at 10:46 am
From: Waynesville, NC
By: tina mathis


Avg. Rating:4.3
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!
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Driftwood Seafood and Steak
Posted: Jul 07th, 2011 at 6:38 pm
From: Vidalia, GA
By: dsh


Avg. Rating:2.5
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.
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Driftwood Seafood and Steak
Posted: Jun 14th, 2011 at 3:27 pm
From: Murrells Inlet , SC
By: tmc


Avg. Rating:5
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!!!
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Driftwood Seafood and Steak
Posted: Apr 22nd, 2011 at 4:51 pm
From: Surfside, SC
By: cf


Avg. Rating:4.2
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.
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Driftwood Seafood and Steak
Posted: Apr 07th, 2011 at 7:41 pm
From: Riverdale, GA
By: md


Avg. Rating:3
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.
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Driftwood Seafood and Steak
Posted: Feb 09th, 2011 at 2:10 pm
From: myrtle beach, SC
By: fs


Avg. Rating:4.2
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.
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Driftwood Seafood and Steak
Posted: Jan 28th, 2011 at 12:05 pm
From: Socastee, SC
By: jfs


Avg. Rating:3.7
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.
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Driftwood Seafood and Steak
Posted: Dec 13th, 2010 at 1:34 pm
From: Murrells Inlet, SC
By: as


Avg. Rating:5
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!
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Driftwood Seafood and Steak
Posted: Dec 07th, 2010 at 6:58 pm
From: Myrtle Beach, SC
By: dr


Avg. Rating:4.2
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.
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Driftwood Seafood and Steak
Posted: Oct 31st, 2010 at 3:38 pm
From: murrells inlet, SC
By: gac


Avg. Rating:3.2
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
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Driftwood Seafood and Steak
Posted: Oct 11th, 2010 at 6:02 am
From: Myrtle Beach, SC
By: jc


Avg. Rating:3.5
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.
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Driftwood Seafood and Steak
Posted: Sep 30th, 2010 at 2:04 pm
From: Spencer, NY
By: drt


Avg. Rating:4.2
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.
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Driftwood Seafood and Steak
Posted: Sep 07th, 2010 at 7:46 pm
From: Daleville, VA
By: dwb


Avg. Rating:5
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.
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Driftwood Seafood and Steak
Posted: Aug 26th, 2010 at 10:11 am
From: Morganton, NC
By: bcb


Avg. Rating:4
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 !
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Driftwood Seafood and Steak
Posted: Aug 22nd, 2010 at 4:28 pm
From: pawleys island, SC
By: hb


Avg. Rating:5
All around great restaurant, glad we found it!
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Driftwood Seafood and Steak
Posted: Aug 16th, 2010 at 8:17 pm
From: Florence, SC
By: llw


Avg. Rating:5
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!
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Driftwood Seafood and Steak
Posted: Aug 13th, 2010 at 1:36 am
From: Murrells Inlet, SC
By: cb


Avg. Rating:4.3
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!
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Driftwood Seafood and Steak
Posted: Aug 07th, 2010 at 10:09 pm
From: roanoke, VA
By: pb


Avg. Rating:2.5
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!
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Driftwood Seafood and Steak
Posted: Aug 01st, 2010 at 12:47 pm
From: cornelia, GA
By: mi


Avg. Rating:4.2
We loved it. Don't miss out on this place when you visit..
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Driftwood Seafood and Steak
Posted: Jul 31st, 2010 at 8:35 pm
From: Reston, VA
By: kkt


Avg. Rating:4.2
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.
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Driftwood Seafood and Steak
Posted: Jul 30th, 2010 at 8:17 am
From: Myrtle Beach, S.C.
By: cc


Avg. Rating:2.8
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
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Driftwood Seafood and Steak
Posted: Jun 28th, 2010 at 1:52 pm
From: murrells inlet, SC
By: ba


Avg. Rating:4.8
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)
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Driftwood Seafood and Steak
Posted: Jun 27th, 2010 at 3:07 pm
From: sewickley, PA
By: sm


Avg. Rating:4.8
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.
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Driftwood Seafood and Steak
Posted: Apr 18th, 2010 at 1:59 am
From: Pawley's Island, SC
By: wf


Avg. Rating:2.5
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.
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Driftwood Seafood and Steak
Posted: Apr 04th, 2010 at 6:42 pm
From: Blanch, NC
By: wfp


Avg. Rating:5
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.
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Driftwood Seafood and Steak
Posted: Dec 31st, 2009 at 11:32 am
From: Florence, SC
By: pbt


Avg. Rating:5
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.
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Driftwood Seafood and Steak
Posted: Aug 10th, 2009 at 11:13 pm
From: Madison Heights, VA
By: jll


Avg. Rating:5
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.
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Driftwood Seafood and Steak
Posted: Jul 14th, 2009 at 6:34 pm
From: Murrells Inlet, SC
By: dnl


Avg. Rating:4.5
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!
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Driftwood Seafood and Steak
Posted: Jun 24th, 2009 at 10:46 pm
From: Garden City Beach, SC
By: gdc


Avg. Rating:4.2
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!!!
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Driftwood Seafood and Steak
Posted: May 30th, 2009 at 6:54 am
From: Murrells Inlet, SC
By: sc


Avg. Rating:3
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
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