Restaurant Review: Bliss Restaurant & Lounge

When rumors started flying last fall that celebrated chef Ernest Bledsoe had taken over The Whale of Murrells Inlet, more than one inquiring mind wondered, “What could he be thinking?!”

Since at least 1999, The Whale has operated as a ramshackle watering hole, known for serving up chili dogs and grouper bites and for a precariously sagging roof that defied engineering wisdom with no visible means of beam support.

But in October 2010, Bledsoe made the leap from executive chef at Pawleys Plantation to restaurant owner when he renovated the old Whale building and opened Bliss Restaurant and Lounge.

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Becky Billingsly, a noted food critic in the Myrtle Beach area wrote a review too.

Bliss Restaurant, The Reel Bar and Inlet Sports Lodge are at 4600 U.S. 17 Business in Murrells Inlet, and it’s open from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. and 5-9 p.m. daily. The Reel Bar is open until midnight, with food served until 10 p.m. The restaurant’s number is 282-6737 or (877) 585-9360, Ext. 2000. The chef’s line of salad dressings, soups and more are showcased and sold at


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