SeaBlue Restaurant & Wine Bar

4.8
1820 Reviews
$50 and over
Steakhouse
SeaBlue Restaurant and Wine Bar is the finest restaurant on the Grand Strand, featuring Contemporary American cuisine rooted in classic French cooking technique. We aspire to be among the best restaurants in the country, using locally sourced ingredients and displaying five-star service to all our guests. We are proud of our many awards, #1 Restaurant in the Country in 2014 by OpenTable and Best of Award of Excellence 2012-2018 by Wine Spectator, just to name a few.

As owners, Kenneth Norcutt and Tracy Smith are involved in every aspect of the restaurant. Our travels, extensive background, and passion for food and wine enable us to share our experiences with you in our small community of North Myrtle Beach, SC. We are a small family dedicated to an intimate culinary adventure, a playground for lovers of wine and fine cuisine.
We invite you to Drink, Dine & Discover.

Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitizing
  • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
  • Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
Screening
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
What 1820 people are saying
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Jeff
Charleston
9 reviews
Dined a day ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great service and the food was amazing

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meowmeow
Charleston
9 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Sea Blue is always a favorite for us and we never miss an opportunity to visit when we come to the beach. Great food, service, everything!

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Service and food was amazing!

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OpenTable Diner
Western NC
20 reviews
Dined on October 15, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Always good food and wine were superb

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jerseygirl
Charleston
6 reviews
Dined on October 15, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

As always, my husband and I had a wonderful dinner at Sea Blue...totally top shelf - and a special shout out to Casey our server.

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Pastryqueen2018
Charleston
5 reviews
Dined on October 13, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Love SeaBlue! I don't get to go often but whenever I get a chance it's always my first choice. This evening we celebrated a birthday. We sat in the love booth. Our server Lori was amazing. She was attentive but not overbearing. We had the Porcini Angoloti, duck, and the Tiramisu style warm cookie sundae. All fabulous! You can tell the kitchen takes pride in the dishes they put out. Thank you SeaBlue for another wonderful dining experience!

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OpenTable Diner
Pittsburgh
5 reviews
Dined on October 12, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

The food was simply amazing and the service was very efficient and knowledgeable.

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OpenTable Diner
Houston
3 reviews
Dined on October 9, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent service and absolutely fantastic food! The escargot was fantastic, the broiled oysters were superb, the wedge salad was excellent, the grouper was excellent and the seafood risotto was sooo good. Everything was over the top, as was the service. Our server, Casey, was very attentive. Highly recommend!

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Dustin
Charlotte
1 review
Dined on October 8, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food and service as always. My wife and I love coming here.

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OpenTable Diner
Richmond
1 review
Dined on October 8, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Just brilliant

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Jules
Charleston
1 review
Dined on October 2, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Highly recommend! Amazing atmosphere! Staff is awesome! And the food is spectacular!!!!!

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OpenTable Diner
Charleston
33 reviews
Dined on October 2, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food was fantastic!

Service was superb!

Thank you Jennifer and Ken and Tracy!

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vipDavidB
Charleston
2 reviews
Dined on October 1, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Perfect restaurant to celebrate special occasions.

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vipGASteve
Richmond
88 reviews
Dined on September 23, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

First of all, Shannon is an extraordinary server. She is committed to her guests having a wonderful dining experience. The heirloom tomato and mozzarella salad, which was a special, was absolutely delicious. For my main course, I ordered the Dover sole, which was exceptional. I am not a bread pudding fan, but the chocolate bread pudding with vanilla ice cream (and strawberries) was the only chocolate item on the dessert menu that night, so I ordered it. It was good, but I am sure that those people who like bread pudding would have enjoyed it more. I will also mention that the dipping oil for the bread had excellent flavor.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Washington DC
5 reviews
Dined on September 21, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Outstanding experience from start to finish! My husband had the duck and I had the short rib, recently added to the menu. These dishes, combined with fabulous appetizers, pinot noir (Laetitia), and shared dessert (bread pudding), made for a memorable meal.
We visit Myrtle Beach twice a year, and from here on in, SeaBlue will be at the top if our must-go-to list. Our compliments to the owners, our waiter Shaun, and the entire staff.

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PaulM
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on September 18, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Chose outdoor seating , ended up being very nice ,view of parking lot was pleasantly obscured with some beautiful plants and small trees . Service and Quality of food was absolutely outstanding ! Lori our server was so pleasant ! Highly recommend this upscale restaurant for some of the most delicious entree’s and desserts!
Lori our server made our Anniversary meal perfect!

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Sid44
Raleigh
38 reviews
Dined on September 18, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This was our forth visit to SeaBlue and it was fantastic as always. The food, service, wine are all great. For this visit we had the Beefsteak tomato and mozzarella salad and the center cut filet. The salad was amazing, have no idea where they get the tomatoes but probably the best ever. The filet was cooked perfectly with a crust of spices, meat was so tender with great flavor. No need to comment on the wine list, its extensive and your problem will be "what to select". If you haven't been to SeaBlue you must give it a try, you will be happy you did.

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MV17
Charlotte
2 reviews
Dined on September 17, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Lori was awesome! Great food! Amazing vibe!

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BIGT4U610
Orlando
5 reviews
Dined on September 16, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Had the most amazing Anniversary dinner. Food was fantastic (a bit pricey), but the service was spectacular!!! Shawn was possibly the most personable server we've ever had the privilege to meet. He was also extremely knowledgeable of the menu and the expansive wine list. This may be our new "go to" for special occasions.

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OpenTable Diner
Las Vegas
1 review
Dined on September 15, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We’re from out of town and were celebrating our anniversary. We were looking for a fine dining experience in the area and could not have been more pleased in choosing SeaBlue. The food was fantastic and beautifully presented. You can tell that the chef holds high standards about using the finest ingredients. Wine pairing recommendations were very nice. Our waiter knew the menu well and you could tell he loved the food there too. This restaurant is pricey, as would be expected from such a fine dining establishment, excellent for special occasions!

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Vet88
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on September 15, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Food was expertly prepared and delicious. Disappointed they were out of menu items so early in the evening.

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sctoad
Raleigh
46 reviews
Dined on September 14, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent meal. Only slight disappointment was several wines by the bottle were out. We found a good value and good bottle but would have like to have more up to date list

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vipCatS
New York Area
36 reviews
Dined on September 14, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

SeaBlue is absolutely the best restaurant in the Myrtle Beach area and can compare itself to any of the best restaurants in Manhattan. The food is delectable and prepared with such imagination and care. Highly recommend the seafood risotto, Australian lamb chops and the bone-in filet mignon. Extensive wine list and creative cocktails as well. The area was starved for a restaurant of this quality and SeaBlue more than fills the void. Highly, highly recommend.

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vipDeeR
Charlotte
8 reviews
Dined on September 14, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This past week we drove to Myrtle Beach for our anniversary and dined at Sea Blue on the recommendation of a friend. We were not disappointed. The moment we walked in, we found this tastefully decorated, inviting restaurant to be exactly what we were looking for. The star of the show was Chef Kenneth. Having had a late lunch we went straight to the entrees. My husband had the Australian Rack of Lamb which he said was one of the best he has ever had. I had the perfectly prepared Duck Breast. Jennifer prepared an amazing Manhattan for me. Wine with dinner was another winner. The pastry chef prepared a hot lava cake with caramel gelato which was heavenly. I would be remiss if I did not mention the impeccable service - thank you Shannon. I will certainly be visiting this restaurant in the future. Being a food snob, we plan our trips around great restaurants. There are 2 other restaurants in the area we would like to try based on the recommendation of other foodies. They are Bistro 90 (Longs, SC) and the Aspen Grille at 5101 N. Kings Highway in Myrtle Beach. At this point in time it is so important to support our locally owned fine dining establishments. For many of us who eat to live, it is our key form of entertainment. Please give these restaurants a try.

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OpenTable Diner
Washington DC
9 reviews
Dined on September 11, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We were looking for an upscale restaurant for our anniversary dinner.
It was evident as soon as we walked in how the energy/vibe created by the staff and their attentiveness to details made us feel like family, If I lived in Myrtle Beach this would be a must go for fine dining. We could write about the drinks, appetizers and large plates but I don't think I could do them justice. In the end, if you are looking for a fabulous dining experience, make a reservation you won't regret it.

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Hman
New York Area
17 reviews
Dined on September 11, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Another fantastic meal at SeaBlue restaurant ! The service was excellent, the staff is always welcoming and the food is outstanding ! Don’t let the restaurant’s strip mall location fool you, SeaBlue serves some very elegantly prepared meals. They also have an extensive wine collection. This is definitely the place to go in the area, if you are looking for a beautifully prepared meal in a relaxed location.

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vipWoodglenn
New York Area
5 reviews
Dined on September 10, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Expensive and we’ll worth it. Fantastic food and even better service. A++++ In every way.

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KraigT
Charleston
1 review
Dined on September 10, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Best place at the beach!! Service is great and food is by far the best I have ever had!!

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robertd
Atlantic City
2 reviews
Dined on September 9, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent ambience excellent service excellent food the price point was too high

SeaBlue Restaurant & Wine Bar
Responded on September 10, 2021

Restaurant biz is evolving right before our eyes. The labor market is tight and demand is high. Luxury ingredient demand is high and prices are through the roof for ingredients. Dishwashers are $17/hour, so trained chef's are in the mid to high twenties, and managers require more. Almost all proteins we serve are $40 plus per pound, with some reaching $60 per pound, so for an 8oz portion we are $20 plus plate cost for most entrees. Simple economics! SeaBlue is a bargain in relation to markup.

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KimR
Charleston
6 reviews
Dined on September 7, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We had a lovely dinner and excellent, attentive service. The seafood risotto was scrumtious - added a lobster tail to it which made it pricy but since we split our dinner, it was worth it.

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vipJohnB
Charleston
29 reviews
Dined on September 7, 2021
Overall3food4service5ambience3

Food great ( medium duck came out medium rare at best) but forgiven
Biggest problem: Waaaay over priced..

SeaBlue Restaurant & Wine Bar
Responded on September 8, 2021

The prices of all products, especially our imported products from Europe are very expensive. Our labor rates for "The living wage" is also at an all time high. If you want great employees, you have to pay! If you want boutique Magret de Canard Duck Breast, you have to pay! Its more expensive than the Domestic White Peking. Are we expensive, YES! Are we OVERPRICED, NO! Our business bank statements every month do not lie! If you want SYSCO or US Foods to Table, That's at the chain down the road.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Charleston
12 reviews
Dined on September 7, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food was delicious. Service outstanding. No waiting for table. Very smooth operation.

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julianm
Washington DC
8 reviews
Dined on September 3, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Sea blue is always exceptionally good and last night was no exception. Really enjoyed the short rib appetizer and the Tomahawk and the desserts made in house are the best

Can’t wait till the next visit. Thank you Sea Blue 😊

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vipKathyF
Charleston
20 reviews
Dined on September 1, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We had a lovely dinner at Sea Blue. The food was delicious and our server Shannon was very knowledgeable. She answered all of our questions and definitely steered us in the right direction. The seafood risotto is not to be missed. Delicious.

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vipBlank
Miami
29 reviews
Dined on September 1, 2021
Overall4food5service5ambience4

Food was great. Service was for the most part great with exception of keeping up with wine pouring. Only thing I’d change with this place and is totally subjective, but the music did not fit the design / vibe of the restaurant. Need a light chill house style music in there. Clientele is naturally older, but I run casinos with similar clientele and they really do like to feel a younger vibe without feeling out of place. That’s the opportunity this place has to improve.

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Cindy
Washington DC
6 reviews
Dined on August 28, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This is a great place for seafood and steaks. They have a variety of specialty drinks and wine. The presentation of the food is like a work of art and the taste will satiate anyone’s palate. I love visiting this restaurant when I come to Myrtle Beach.

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LouR
E. Tennessee
3 reviews
Dined on August 28, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We had a wonderful time. The service was outstanding.

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vipMaryBeth
Pittsburgh
24 reviews
Dined on August 28, 2021
Overall5food3service5ambience5

Our server Stephanie made for a beautiful dining experience! She is beyond knowledgeable, professional and attentive. She has finesse and is an asset to SeaBlue. Only 3 stars for food because my very expensive Dover Sole was not hot and a bit overcooked. A steak was overcooked as we. Problems were corrected immediately by Stephanie and management comped desserts. Class act all the way

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CarGuru
Charleston
1 review
Dined on August 27, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

My waitress Shannon was absolutely amazing. Can’t say enough good about my dining experience. Have been wanting to try them out for a while but my crazy schedule finally permitted me to! Can’t wait to go back!

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vipDonnC
Tampa
14 reviews
Dined on August 27, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Food was extraordinary, waits staff very attentive
Prices quite high especially beef

FAQs

SeaBlue Restaurant & Wine Bar offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (843) 249-8800.

SeaBlue Restaurant & Wine Bar is rated 4.8 stars by 1820 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.