One of the great things about living on the coast is access to just-caught fresh local seafood.  If you are new to Myrtle Beach, you'll want to know where to find the best local seafood.  There are a number of places throughout the Grand Strand to find the freshest catches. The specific fishermen that supply each market can vary, so if you are looking for a specific item it is advised to call ahead. What types of fresh seafood are local to our area? More than you might expect! Here is a short (read - not exhaustive) list of seafood options caught just off our shores: oysters, clams, scallops, shrimp (white and brown), blue crab, soft shell crab, flounder, trout, grouper, snapper, triggerfish, wahoo, sea bass, mahi mahi, tilefish and tuna (blackfin and yellowfin). Here's where to find the best catches:

  • Murrells Inlet Seafood
    4886 Highway 17 Business, Murrells Inlet, SC 29576
    Note: 1st Place Winner of the Myrtle Beach Herald's Reader's Choice Award for Best Seafood Store in 2018
  • Seven Seas Seafood Market
    3476 S. Highway 17, Murrells Inlet, SC 29576
  • Shelley's Fish Market
    1515 3rd Ave., Conway, SC 29526
  • Mr. Fish Seafood Market
    6307 N. Kings Highway, Myrtle Beach, SC 29572
  • Flying Fish Market & Grill
    4744 Highway 17 S., North Myrtle Beach, SC 29582
  • The Claw House
    4097 Highway 17 Business, Murrells Inlet, SC 29576
  • Hook & Barrel
    8014 N. Kings Highway, Myrtle Beach, SC 29572
  • Freshwater Fish Company
    4640 Highway 701 N., Conway, SC 29526

Now you know where the locals go to get the best fresh-caught local seafood in town. And if you're trying something new, feel free to ask the fishmonger at any of these top-notch seafood markets for cooking tips and suggested recipes. Even better, check with your new neighbors about their favorite local seafood options and tasty recipes. You'll score their secrets to good eats and make new friends at the same time. Enjoy!