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Pawleys Island Tavern

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The Island Shops, U.S. 17, Pawleys Island, SC 29585
+1 843-237-8465
11:00 - 02:00
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Tue - Sun 11:00 - 02:00
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Pawleys Island
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24 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Very good food famous for their crab cakes but very friendly and good food.It is also a good bar and they are also very friendly place.

Thank patrickbL1825GT
Columbia, SC
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22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We have been there in years past and enjoyed it, but things have changed! Ordered "grouper basket and "home made chips". I expected home made chips to be hot; were cold. Complained immediately. Waitress seemed to start to argue, but thought better, and said she'll bring others. Apparently the cook took other cold cooked chips and cooked them again. Waitress... More 

Thank DieterB
Prague, Czech Republic
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177 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I had the lunch special BBQ Ribs for $9 and wasn't at all dissatisfied! Ribs were fantastic but I loved the veg sides even more. Mac & Cheese, Green Beans, Zucchini, and a fourth I can't remember because I ate it up so quickly.

Thank zHojo
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25 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016

This is a place we found on our visit to the Myrtle Beach area in November. It is hard to find without a GPS. It's off the road and down a single lane drive. It looks like a dive on the outside but has great food. It is a "locals" place. I had the Psycho burger and it was very... More 

Thank James R
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19 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2016 via mobile

What a find !! Glaze and blue cheese on flatiron steak delicious. Cooked to perfection.Crisp fresh salad, asparagus and cold beer. Comfy atmosphere and friendly staff. I'll be back. Definitely worth the time finding the laneway to PIT. Look for PIT on the mailbox. Much better deal than the expensive restaurant across the street. Dinner for 2, less than $50

Thank sandsgolfdesk
A TripAdvisor Member
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

A very relaxed atmosphere - it's where the locals hang. Everything is delicious, but the crab cakes are out of this world.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Charlotte, North Carolina
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5 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

We ate here with a party of around 30. The food was tasty and offered a good variety service speed was fair for such a large party. We ended up with a room in the back to ourselves which was great, particularly since we had 10 teenagers so we were a bit loud! The only problem is that they would... More 

Thank suzemory
Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

The wait staff is friendly, attentive and knowledgeable. The food is first-rate. If you love seafood, their crab cakes are the best in the area. Their shrimp and grits are down home and the shrimp is from the Carolina sea. On the other side, their chicken sandwich is amazing as is their pizza. They have something for everyone at a... More 

Thank Kathy L
Bend, Oregon
2 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

Well worth a visit, if only for the ambiance! If you managed to find it, you've earned your pint! Cheers!

Thank Sheila19597
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

Family dinner and drinks outside and couldn't have been any happier with the food, drinks and service.

Thank ohmanngirls

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
American, Bar, Seafood, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Island Shops, U.S. 17, Pawleys Island, SC 29585
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Pawleys Island
  • Phone Number: +1 843-237-8465

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?