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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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19 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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
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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
Belturbet, Cavan, Ireland
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

Great setting, incredible range of people all enjoying the live music and very fair prices. Bring a dollar.....you'll see why.

Thank Jerry L
Sedona, Arizona
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16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

We love the fun times at Pawleys Island Tavern. The food is casual but good. The music and outdoor setting is just plain fun!

Thank FLK1946
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17 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

Seedy dive bar, live band music, redneck and hippy vibe, great pizza, good for groups. Hidden in woods.

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Sarasota, Florida
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135 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

Not easy to find, look for the green mailbox on the road! Once there, nestled between tall pine trees lies that old shack, commonly referred to as "PIT". The number of $ bills on walls and ceilings likely are worth more than the buildings. Food is simple, but excellent, brought to you with a smile and good old Southern friendliness.... More 

Thank Carl0999

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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, Pub, Seafood
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Bar Scene, Kids
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?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?