The Original "Hot and Hot Fish Club" was founded near the end of the 18th century and was probably the first dining establishment in Murrells Inlet. The original clubhouse was said to be on Drunken Jack Island, located just a few miles south of the present-day Hot Fish Club, near what is now Huntington Beach State Park. Members of the club described their past time spent on the island as the "happiest hours" of their lives. The club was dismantled and finally laid to rest after the Civil War, and an ever-shifting sand bar off the coast of Huntington Beach State Park is now all that remains of the original site of that Hot and Hot Fish Club.
This restaurant and bar is a popular weekend hang-out, featuring live music and energetic crowds on the weekends. They serve food too, of course, and specialize in all sorts of unique fish preperations like Lobster Pot Pie, Crab-stuffed Mahi Mahi, and Shrimp and Grits.