This steakhouse features Prime USDA meat selections, an extensive wine list and a sushi and sashimi bar. Try the filet beef tips, the award-winning lobster bisque or any of the creative sushi rolls.
This steakhouse features Prime USDA meat selections, an extensive wine list and a sushi and sashimi bar. Try the filet beef tips, the award-winning lobster bisque or any of the creative sushi rolls.
One of the newest restaurants at Broadway at the Beach, American Tap House is a chef-driven gastropub dedicated to the “art of craft food and craft beer.” With more than 40 American craft beers on tap, it’s a place where friends can explore regional and local brews and unique culinary experiences. Menu items are prepared with the freshest ingredients, sourced locally when possible, and inspired by regional American comfort food with a Southern twist. Try the Bang Bang Grouper or the Tap House Hangover Burger.
Amici’s flavors and smiles turn friends into family! Featuring brick oven pizza and authentic Italian fare, choose from a variety of pies, pastas, meat dishes, calzones, strombolis and more. Try the fried lasagna appetizer, the fresh eggplant Parmesan or the buffalo pizza.
This Myrtle Beach landmark is known for its aged steaks that sizzle at the table and its all-you-can-eat Italian buffet. A full menu is also available. Try the chicken Marsala, the New York strip steak or the linguine with clam sauce (red or white) specialty. Lunch is served Saturdays and Sundays.
This trendy dining offering on the Myrtle Beach oceanfront combines sushi, gourmet burgers and a liquid nitrogen bar. Owners Larry and Fabiana Bond have dedicated a portion of the restaurant to local art guilds to advertise, display and sell their works. Try the El Greco, a ground beef patty with chorizo in the center and marinated red peppers, manchego cheese and mixed greens, or the Bond Roll with spicy tuna, cream cheese and avocado topped with torched crab salad.
This elegant spot offers Lowcountry classics such as shrimp and grits and fried green tomatoes. The menu changes seasonally, so check their website for updates. Offering live music, a sophisticated wine selection and a lively happy hour. Closed Mondays.
Both located at The Litchfield Inn, these two great dining options are sure to please. Ocean One offers a fine dining experience with panoramic ocean views serving up eclectic contemporary American cuisine that changes based on season and availability of fresh products. Dishes include the likes of pan seared duck breast and pistachio and ginger encrusted grouper. If you’re looking for a more casual experience, the Cabana Cafe offers outdoor oceanside seating with a variety of sandwiches, fried seafood baskets, salads and delicious tropical drinks. Ocran One closed Sundays.
This organic food store and kitchen offers a smorgasbord for both health nuts and those just looking for healthier options. Serving salads, soups, smoothies and juices, sandwiches, burritos, baked goods and more. Check out their blackboard specials, as well as vegan and gluten-free options. Try the Green Peach smoothie or the smoked potato burrito. A second location is now open in North Myrtle Beach.
The menu changes daily at this Italian trattoria and is found on a large chalkboard on the back wall. Selections include a variety of pasta dishes, along with veal, beef, seafood and chicken offerings. Examples of dinner dishes include seafood lasagna, chicken carbonara and gnocchi Bolognese. Features a selection of Italian wines. Closed Sundays. Lunch served Wednesday–Friday.
Bimini’s Oyster Bar has been serving visitors and locals for more than 30 years. This island-inspired restaurant serves your seafood favorites like fried fish and shrimp, or you can splurge on the crab legs or steam pot. Of course, don’t leave Bimini’s without some of their famous oysters. Lunch is served Wednesday–Saturday.
Chef Adam Kirby dishes up delicious fine dining in the heart of Pawleys Island. Now expanded with additional seating and a larger bar area, Bistro 217 boasts an array of dining choices including steaks, seafood and pastas with an assortment of specialty desserts. Favorites include the crab nachos, herb-encrusted grouper and the mixed berry cobbler. Closed Sundays.
This casual fine dining restaurant is just minutes from U.S. 17 and is a favorite among locals. Serving only USDA Prime dry steaks and chops, Bistro 90 is the only restaurant on the Grand Strand to hand-cut their steaks to order. Delicious Italian entrees, pizza and an impressive wine list round out the menu. Try the center cut filet mignon or the veal piccata. Closed Sundays.
The quiet, relaxing atmosphere helps you truly enjoy this fine dining Thai experience. Order a specialty cocktail and sample some of their top Thai curry dishes. For a main course, the most popular dishes include the medium-hot garlic shrimp, the curry duck and the crispy, deep fried chicken and duck wings.
This new addition to the Myrtle Beach restaurant scene opened earlier this year in the Publix shopping center near Grande Dunes. Serving breakfast and lunch daily, try the bananas foster French toast or the chorizo Benedict. Shrimp and grits fans will find two offerings—South of the Border and Charleston Style.
From the owners of Rivertown Bistro, Bonfire brings classic Southern barbecue to downtown Conway in a cool and casual atmosphere. Enjoy Waccamaw River views as you dine on pulled pork, eclectic tacos like sweet corn or fried catfish, racks of ribs and more. Check out the beer and wine on tap. Closed Mondays and Tuesdays.
This restaurant’s rustic fusion of Southwest- and Southeast-inspired entrees includes wood-fired steaks, specialty pizzas and a variety of appetizers. Try the pulled duck nachos, Cowboy ribeye or buffalo chicken pizza. The mesquite wood and charcoal grill deliver an unforgettable dining experience. Lunch is served Saturday and Sunday.
Simple and to the point, Brisket is a barbecue joint. Choose from pulled pork, spare ribs, sausage, chicken and even ribeye. For a starter, try the Frito Pie—a cast-iron skillet filled with Fritos, chili, melted cheddar and sour cream. Burgers and sandwiches and sides like mac and cheese and collard greens complete the menu. Closed Mondays.
Kick back and relax while you enjoy good food oceanfront. With live music and outdoor dining, this is a great place to indulge in a cold cocktail or some favorite house dishes such as clam chowder, grouper fingers, wings or a Bummz Burger.
Cafe Old Vienna opened its doors in 1997, serving authentic Austrian-German and European cuisine. It relocated to North Kings Highway with a full bar, live music and a beer garden. Featured dishes include bratwurst, a variety of schnitzels and Hungarian gulasch. A gluten-free menu is also available. Closed Sundays and Mondays.
Caffe Piccolo offers a full Italian menu of chicken, seafood, beef and pork in traditional sauces like bolognese, fra diavlo, marinara, scampi, vodka, carbonara and ragu. Try the mushroom ragu, the stuffed eggplant or the pan seared diver scallops. Be sure to take a look at the extensive wine list.
Nestled in historic Murrells Inlet, Capt. Dave’s Dockside offers a waterfront atmosphere that sets the bar for casual coastal dining. Dave’s menu includes fresh seafood, aged beef, classic cuisine and more than 100 wines. Enjoy the shrimp and grits, classic fried seafood or filet mignon, finished off with the New Orleans bread pudding. A Sunday brunch is also offered.
Located across the street from Broadway at the Beach, this seafood buffet is a local’s favorite. Buffet items include crab legs, steamed shrimp, broiled salmon, steamed clams and mussels, fried oysters and much more. Meat lovers can choose from the sirloin steak and pork BBQ ribs. Lunch is served on Sundays.
Known as the “unruly” cousin of California Dreaming, this restaurant features an open kitchen cooking up thick-cut steaks, baby back ribs and seafood platters cooked to order. Finish off the experience with a piece of apple walnut cinnamon pie.
Southern hospitality meets great food at Carolina Seafood & Steak. This menu has a little bit of everything, from pasta and seafood to burgers and pizza. Try their hand-cut, tender filet mignon paired with the Carolina Chef Wedge Salad.
Enjoy lunch or dinner under oak trees at this decidedly eclectic spot. Serving soup, salad, pasta and seafood in creative combinations, the staff recommends the local tomato pie served with a seafood cream sauce and fried basil. Closed Sundays.
Savor this New York–style pizzeria’s signature pies. Try the Ultimate Veggie Lovers with an olive oil and fresh garlic base piled high with cheeses and veggies or the Clarksburg topped with Italian sausage, onions and Oliverio peppers (sweet, hot or both). You can also choose from a wide variety of sandwiches and traditional Italian fare. Check out the great lunch specials.
Chuck’s has been offering the traditional steakhouse and salad bar concept in Myrtle Beach since 1979. Thick and juicy hand-cut steaks, prime rib, lobster tails and chicken are all charcoal broiled to perfection and served with scrumptious sides. With a waterway view, large fireplaces and a library, Chuck’s Steak House provides an excellent atmosphere for fine dining.
From the folks who brought you The Boundary House, Clark’s features USDA Choice steaks plus fresh local seafood. Overlook Coquina Harbour and enjoy the firecracker shrimp appetizer and specialties like the beef short ribs, as well as an impressive wine list.
A completely new food concept is taking the health market up a notch. Clean Eatz’s mission is to be the first step in someone’s healthy lifestyle. You can pick up a meal that is real food in its most natural form or order a meal plan that provides meals throughout the week to keep you healthy and satisfied. Try the grilled eggplant and portabella sandwich for under 300 calories. There are also locations in Carolina Forest and Murrells Inlet. Closed Sundays.
Known to locals as one of the best restaurants on the Strand, this Mediterranean favorite features seafood and meats served in a gallery setting. Try the grilled rack of lamb lollipops or the sautéed scallop cake. Cocktails (like the Pomegranate Rosemary Martini) and made-daily desserts (like Tiramisu) complete the meal. This unique venue also features a coffeehouse. Closed Sundays.
Costa offers authentic Italian in a cozy and rustic atmosphere. Featuring a menu of options from the “Land” and from the “Sea,” try the pappardelle and diver scallops finished with a white truffle oil drizzle or the scarpariello with Italian sausage.
Crave has brought authentic Italian with a hip, New York City atmosphere. Enjoy a variety of pasta dishes like lobster ravioli, as well as meat dishes, soups and salads with homemade dressing. Make sure you try a specialty open-flame New York-style brick oven pizza like the shrimp and basil. Crave’s full bar is sure to delight the avid cocktail connoisseur to end out the night.
This lively spot with a bit of a European feel serves breakfast and lunch, including crepes and an array of salads and sandwiches, as well as a wide selection of baked goods. Try the Southwestern salad with black bean and corn salsa and cilantro vinaigrette or the pimento & fried green tomato melt.
This sports tavern in two locations features some of the best subs and pub grub in the area. Make sure you get a sandwich with their fresh baked bread piled high with your choice of meat. Some favorites include The Gamecock, Dagwood’s Dipper and any of the cheesesteaks. Check out both the Myrtle Beach and Surfside spots.
This family-friendly chain serves up American food in a sports bar setting with a twist—tons of arcade games to entertain all ages. Enjoy entrees like bacon-wrapped shrimp and chicken with creamy lobster sauce or the Thai chicken chopped salad. Draft beer and creative cocktails like the Key Lime coconut margarita complete the experience.
A local favorite for over 15 years, stop in at Dead Dog on the Murrells Inlet MarshWalk to have some crab and shrimp dip or the El Grouper tacos. Listen to live music, down a delicious cocktail and enjoy the cool breezes off the inlet.
Dirty Don’s Key West-style restaurant has two locations in Myrtle Beach and is known for its wide variety of seafood, including oysters, clams, shrimp and mussels. There is also a great selection of sandwiches, like po’ boys and cheesesteaks. Get there for happy hour for some extra special deals. Check out the second location on the Myrtle Beach Boardwalk.
Named after a pirate who was left behind on a Murrells Inlet island, Drunken Jack’s overlooks the MarshWalk and has an open-air deck. Serving a variety of fresh seafood, the restaurant also offers specialty cocktails and an extensive wine list. Try the boom boom shrimp or any of the seafood platters.
This popular spot is the home of Calabash-style seafood. The casual and friendly atmosphere offers a comfortable and relaxed respite where you can enjoy seafood platters with flounder, shrimp, deviled crabs, catfish, scallops, oysters and more, as well as delicious sandwiches and sides like hushpuppies and coleslaw.
At this unique eatery choose from a variety of meats, seafood, vegetables and sauces—then watch your chef cook your meal with giant chopsticks on the round gourmet grill. Offerings also include salad, appetizer, sushi and dessert bars.
This is not your typical pub grub. Offering a variety of small plates, salads and soups, chops, seafood and more. Favorites include the duck confit nachos and the smoked bison and wild boar meatloaf. Don’t forget to check out the extensive wine list.
This art deco themed restaurant has been a Myrtle Beach mainstay since 1986. Flamingo is known for its outstanding food and service. Try the blackened prime rib, Cajun oysters or the fried lobster bites. Closed Sundays.
With options from a sushi and raw bar to daily fresh catches, seafood lovers will devour this delectable establishment. Favorites include the fried pickles appetizer and the shrimp and grits. Steaks and sandwiches round out the menu. Check out the weekday $7 lunch specials.
Featured in Gourmet, Bon Appetit, and Southern Living, Frank’s is among the Grand Strand’s culinary treasures. Scrumptious dishes, a professional waitstaff and an extensive wine list make Frank’s a must for Pawleys Island visitors. Favorites include the deep fried deviled eggs, the duck confit and the grilled center cut filet of beef. Closed Sundays.
This French cafe grew from the founder’s belief that people deserve to indulge in the Parisian spirit, drink superior tea and eat quality food. Try a variety of black, green, white, red and herbal teas, such as the Meditative Mind white blend with rosebuds and jasmine pearls and the Organic Turmeric Tonic to ease inflammation. Classic French cuisine with an innovated Southern spirit is on the menu, including quiches, flatbreads, salads, soups and sandwiches. Try the French onion soup or the BBQ chicken l’orange sandwich. Closed Saturdays and Sundays.
This Australian and Pacific Rim grill and local favorite offers everything from seared duck breast and lobster ravioli to a wood-grilled ribeye and spinach and roasted garlic tortelloni. Enjoy the beautiful waterfront views as you dine.
Enjoy a cold margarita and some homemade chips and salsa on the large outside patio, the perfect setting for a nice day in Pawleys Island. Try the carnitas or the Burrito Acapulco stuffed with shrimp, crabmeat and onions and topped with creamy cheese and cilantro.
This family-owned restaurant offers something for everyone from a grilled chicken sandwich to steaks and ribs to a variety of delicious seafood. Try the signature Southern Supper of fried jalapeno grits topped with fried shrimp and Cajun cream sauce. Be sure to check out the homemade desserts.
This sports bar/neighborhood pub has tons of big screens, regular events and live music. Choose from appetizers like spinach artichoke dip and BBQ chicken nachos, as well as burgers, wings, build your own salads and more. Be sure to check out the daily 4–8 p.m. happy hour deals.
Opened by owner of Croissants, this restaurant is an adventure for your taste buds. Hook & Barrel prides itself on its fresh take on dining. Enjoy She Crab Soup to start and choose from entrees like Pan-Seared Scallops, Myrtle Beach Paella and a variety of fresh fish cooked to your specifications. Be sure to indulge in a Jellyfish Martini. Now serving Sunday brunch.
The original Hot Fish Club, founded in the late 1700s, was one of the first restaurants in Murrells Inlet. Today the Club offers “good food, good drink and lively conversation.” Specialties include lobster pot pie and blackened mahi stuffed with crabmeat. The Gazebo features live music and drink specials with a 4–7 p.m. happy hour. Closed Mondays.
Hot Tomato is the newest concept from the Myrtle Beach Restaurant Group and is the place to enjoy great Italian food, cold draft beer and a revolving brick oven pizza. Located in the site where its sister restaurant, Soho, used to reside before they moved across the street. Try the stuffed mushrooms or the white spinach and tomato pizza.
Whether you’re well versed or a novice to the world of Asian cuisine, Indo will serve you a first class experience. The extensive menu is a culinary atlas through Indonesia, Thailand and Japan. Favorites include the red curry, pad Thai and the Godfather Roll with spicy salmon, cream cheese and asparagus tempura topped with seafood dynamite sauce. Check on the second location in Pawleys Island.
Enjoy beautiful views of the marsh from this rustic renovated home tucked away across from Barefoot Landing. Menu favorites include steak au poivre, veal Neptune and Southern tradition trout. The Raccoon Cove Deck Bar is a cozy spot for an after-dinner drink.
This Maryland favorite has made its way to the Grand Strand and is serving up non-traditional pies with a square shape, four-cheese blend and sweet sauce. Try the Meatlovers pizza, or venture out into a variety of appetizers, salads, subs, wings and traditional Italian entrees. Favorites include the Italian Bruschetta and the five-cheese lasagna.
Liberty’s celebration of America’s rich, ethnic cooking and handcrafted beer is sure to delight any restaurant-goer. Try the chicken nachos appetizer before moving on to crispy shrimp tacos or BBQ baby back ribs. A variety of pizzas and piled-high sandwiches round out this bountiful menu.
Owner and chef John Lombardo uses his family's Italian recipes in his restaurant that specializes in traditional favorites. Try the grouper florentine, escargot, fettuccine Alfredo or the lasagna.
Luigi’s is a family-owned Italian restaurant known for its great food. Try the steak and shrimp scampi or the seared scallops. Don’t miss the early bird and happy hour specials.
This colorful "diner with flair" offers an extensive menu, including breakfast items like the Charleston Benedict with a crab cake and Elvis French Toast with peanut butter and banana. Lunch items include a variety of grilled cheese sandwiches, shrimp and fish baskets and burgers like the pimento jalapeno cheeseburger.
This new upscale Mexican restaurant offers fresh, delicious food. Start out with some guacamole made tableside before you dive into a menu that includes fajitas, carnitas, chili rellenos, tacos, chimichangas, desserts and more. Try the pollo en mole poblano or the shrimp empanadas. Don’t forget the refreshing mojito or a cucumber chili margarita!
This favorite may not look like anything fancy but locals know it is one of the best spots for wings on the beach. Throw in delicious burgers, seafood baskets, cold beer and great happy hour specials (half-price apps, .45 cent wings and more) and you have a recipe that keeps people coming back for more. Choose from wing sauces like Cajun, Hong Kong and Jalapeno BBQ. This is also a great place to catch a game
This Italian-inspired restaurant has the standard of "simple food and simple prices." The bistro's atmosphere is relaxed and they serve up a variety of steaks, salads, burgers, sandwiches, pizzas and more. Try the blackened scallops over risotto, the fried green tomato flatbread or the apple pecan salad. Round out your meal by choosing from a selection of delicious wines, specialty drinks and martinis, including an orange cream and strawberry lemon drop.
Seafood consultant and restaurateur Ted Hammerman, a.k.a. Mr. Fish, has created an authentic seafood restaurant with specialties like shrimp and grits and crab mac and cheese. The menu also includes a variety of sandwiches, seafood platters and sushi. Handling seafood on a daily basis both in his restaurant and fish market, Mr. Fish's knowledge of fresh fish processing has gained him a remarkable reputation and has allowed him to create a delicious experience.
Create your own nacho combination or choose one of the signature creations at this hip location at The Market Common and in North Myrtle Beach. Don't miss the Bangin’ Shrimp taco, the What the Cluck! quesadilla or the delicious margaritas. Visit the second location in North Myrtle Beach.
This seafood market also serves up delicious meals without the frills. Come for sandwiches or dinners of catfish, flounder, croaker, crab cakes, shrimp and more. Sides include hushpuppies and coleslaw. You can also grab a wide variety of fresh seafood to cook up at home. Closed Sundays.
This spot is sure to pique your interest as a fusion of all different cuisines. Choose between Southern appetizers, salads, sushi rolls, tacos, burgers and pizza. Try the mahi tacos, bacon cheeseburger pizza or the Jamaican Me Happy Roll with tempura shrimp, mango and drunken teriyaki sauce. Closed Mondays.
This is the place to catch all of the sports action with more than 100 TVs throughout. Menu selections include the Island Burger with grilled pineapple, the grilled steak salad and wings with lots of sauce options. Don’t forget the ice cold beer!
A local favorite, Pastaria 811 specializes in northern Italian cuisine. With homemade dressings, a welcoming atmosphere and an excellent wine list setting the scene, try the mussels marinara, the pasta primavera or the stuffed chicken marsala. Locals frequent the spot for their well-priced lunch offerings, including unique thick or thin crust pizzas with a variety of toppings. Closed Mondays and lunch served Tuesday–Friday.
New to Broadway at the Beach, Southern cooking queen Paula Deen’s restaurant serves up classic recipes family-style for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Breakfast includes Ooey Gooey Butter Pancakes and chicken and waffles. Lunch and dinner offerings include appetizers like pimento cheese and down-home dishes like chicken-fried pork chops, spare ribs and chicken pot pie. Don’t forget the banana pudding for dessert!
Gourmet specialties available at this cafe and market include kimchi egg rolls, Bangkok mussels, swordfish, filet mignon, lobster risotto and many more. Homemade soups, salads and decadent desserts are also offered daily, including a brulee of the day. The bar list also boasts a variety of wine, beer and cocktails, like the cucumber ginger martini. Closed Sundays and Mondays.
Dine overlooking the ocean at this restaurant at Second Avenue Pier. Enjoy breakfast dishes like biscuits and gravy and banana pancakes. Lunch includes a variety of small plates, salads and sandwiches, while dinner offers main courses like crab cakes and seafood pasta with shrimp, spinach, mushrooms and “in the shell” clams and mussels in a roast garlic broth. There is also an open air bar.
This dining spot offers Lowcountry-inspired comfort food and beer in a casual, family pub atmosphere. Favorites include Ahi tuna nachos, chicken and waffles and fish tacos. With an extensive list of brews on tap and other specialty drinks like the carrot cake martini, it serves as the perfect after-work spot for dinner or a great place for a laid back happy hour.
Dining at this Brazilian-inspired steakhouse is quite the experience. Guests can partake of a hot and cold salad bar of seasonal favorites and a continuous tableside service of choices, including 15 different cuts of beef, pork, lamb, poultry and fish. A full-service bar and extensive wine list complement the food and attentive waitstaff.
A newcomer to the Myrtle Beach Boardwalk, RipTydz brings a new taste of excitement with its one-of-a-kind oceanfront dining experience. Part restaurant and part beach bar, enjoy fresh seafood, prime steaks and delicious drinks along with amazing views. Popular items include the fish tacos and the crabby grilled cheese. Don’t forget to hit up the rooftop bar to enjoy a Beachside Peach or one of the other specialty drinks.
Housed in a more than 100-year-old building originally opened as a dry goods and grocery store, this waterside restaurant features extensive seafood offerings along with steak and chicken. Favorites include the spicy crawfish dip and the seafood casserole. Closed Sundays.
Take advantage of the deck overlooking downtown Conway at this spot that offers a seafood-influenced seasonal menu along with chicken, pork and beef. Check out the lunch blue plate specials, as well as dinner entrees like pretzel encrusted chicken breast and lobster, shrimp, and scallop au gratin. Closed Sundays and Mondays.
This restaurant from the creators of Bistro 217 touts “Southern food done right and from scratch” in a family-friendly environment. Try brunch items blueberry pancakes and eggs Benedict and supper entrees like horseradish-crusted pork loin and Shrimp ‘n’ Gritz. Brunch is served Saturday and Sunday.
Overlooking the Intracoastal Waterway at Grande Dunes Marina, Ruth’s Chris prides itself in serving only the best USDA Prime steaks served sizzling on a 500-degree plate. Pick your favorite cut and pair it with a delicious side like the lobster mac and cheese.
This locally owned cafe promises an “upscale casual” dining experience with a wide variety of menu offerings to please all palates. Try the Baja fish tacos or the juicy filet mignon. Finish off with a delicious slice of PB Pie. If you’re in the mood for breakfast, brunch is served Saturdays and Sundays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Built in 1930, this former guesthouse offers a variety of seafood selections, along with beef, chicken and pork. Try the pecan-crusted grouper, shrimp creole or one of the daily lunch specials. Don’t forget to test out their breakfast menu, which includes crab cakes Benedict.
SeaBlue features European-American cuisine served in a sophisticated interior and boasts beef USDA Prime-grade or above and organic produce. Small plates such as buffalo quail wings and oysters Rockefeller are offered, along with signature plates like butter poached lobster tail risotto and cocoa and chili dusted duck breast. This establishment also offers an extensive wine list. Closed Sundays and Mondays.
Diners enjoy an eclectic menu of sushi, Japanese hibachi and Mediterranean dishes. Favorite menu items range from signature sushi rolls to beef tataki to full dinner entrees, including steak, chicken and seafood. Make sure you order a cocktail upstairs at the new open air bar, Rooftop21.
You will leave full and satisfied after a meal at Southern Comforts, featuring lunch items like overstuffed sandwiches such as the homemade grilled pimento cheese. Dinner entrees include a variety of beef, chicken and seafood. Favorites are the buttermilk fried chicken and Granny’s pot roast. The location is also a bakery. Closed Sundays.
A newer restaurant on the Grand Strand, Strong Waters is located across from the Breakers resort and offers a seasonally changing “farm to shaker” cocktail menu, as well as 12 rotating taps that pay tribute to Southern roots. If you can’t decide on a drink, choose two adjectives from a list with words like tart, herbal, floral and refreshing and the bartender will create you your own custom cocktail. Food offerings are just as memorable and innovative as the drinks. Try something from the “Share” portion of the menu like Shrimp & Grits Soul Rolls or Truffle Fries. Entrees include Brisket Gouda Mac & Cheese and Pork Belly Tacos.
Robin egg blue walls and an eclectic collection of Aztec suns and modern art adorn this downtown Myrtle Beach “Tex-Mex meets Lowcountry” eatery. Try the fresh guacamole and the fish tacos or the Old School chicken burrito. Don’t forget the margaritas! Closed Sundays and Mondays.
This local favorite offers fresh seafood, classic Lowcountry dishes and specialty steaks. Signature appetizers, including Tommy Texas cheese fries and wings, make the perfect pairing for the restaurant’s happy hour specials. Favorite entrees include the ribeye and Charleston crab cakes.
This family-owned restaurant offers up traditional Thai delights. Start with an appetizer like spring rolls or fish cakes or a variety of salads like the chicken ginger and soups like the shrimp coconut. Entrees include a variety of Thai fried rices and curries, as well as pad Thai, rard nar, pad bha mee and more.
The original Boundary House sat astride the Carolinas state line and was built as a place of rendezvous for travelers. Today’s version offers “casual dining at its finest” with USDA Choice beef, fresh seafood, select chicken and pasta. Try the Calabash seafood gumbo or the prime rib. Be sure to check out the Sunday brunch.
The Brentwood Restaurant & Wine Bistro is a French, chef-owned restaurant located in a historic Victorian House one block from U.S. 17. The menu features Lowcountry French cuisine like blue crab souffle and Southern bouillabaisse, as well as filet mignon. Be sure to take a glance at the impressive wine list. Closed Sundays and Mondays.
The mad scientists at The Chemist have certainly gotten Myrtle Beach talking about having fun with cuisine. Start out with a beaker of a great cocktail, like the Radioactive Coke with Maker’s Mark and Luxardo cherries. Then try a Hypothesis (appetizer), including spring rolls and buck rabbit. Head to the Theory & Research section for entrees like Sriracha chicken and Ahi tuna. Finish out your lab project with a Sweet Conclusion of a dessert like mango coconut panna cotta. Lunch is served Saturday and Sunday.
This Murrells Inlet MarshWalk restaurant showcases New England lobsters, oysters, crab legs, clams, mussels and a variety of coldwater specialties. Whole lobsters are served in 1.5-, 2- and 3-pound portions. Don’t miss the house-made tuna ceviche or the hearty lobster roll.
Come and enjoy the famous floor-to-ceiling view of the ocean along with Lowcountry cuisine at this family-owned restaurant. In addition to an extensive breakfast menu, dinner offerings include seafood, steak, chicken, pizza and more, including lobster tostada, pork tenderloin and a spinach & feta pizza.
This family dining establishment offers American cuisine with a variety of salads, burgers and sandwiches, steaks, ribs and seafood. House specialties include Little River crab cakes, prime rib and chicken parmesan. Closed Sunday.
It is not an exaggeration to say The Grumpy Monk really has something for everyone. The menu includes everything from fresh sushi to a variety of burgers and wraps to tacos and steaks. Try the Famous Monk Burger with pepper jack cheese, applewood bacon and creamy peanut butter or the Monk Turds appetizer—fresh jalapenos stuffed with cream cheese and bacon and lightly fried. Don’t forget to check out one of the most extensive craft beer lists on the Grand Strand, as well as great daily happy hour food and drink specials like $3 wine and $2.99 Spicy Tuna Rolls.
Located in the original Little River United Methodist Church, this unique restaurant offers New South and Continental cuisine. Try the ribeye steak, fresh catch of the day or the bacon-wrapped filet mignon. Closed Sundays.
This new eatery offers an eclectic menu, inspired cocktails and an impressive whiskey list. Snack on appetizers like duck wontons and cheeseburger dip. Move on to a variety of burgers, sandwiches and entrees. Favorites include the Breakfast Burger and the Shrimp Scampi Mac & Cheese. Wash it down with a Salted Grapefruit Margarita or one of the many whiskey options.
Locally owned and operated since 1994, Thorny's serves a variety of apps like wings and pimento cheese dip, ribs, steaks, salads, burgers, sandwiches, chicken and seafood. Can't decide? There are combo specials like chicken and ribs or shrimp and sirloin. Wash it down with a choice of ice cold beers while catching the game on the 50+ TVs. Open for lunch Friday–Sunday.
From the owner of the Rice Paddy, come visit Townhouse Restaurant in Georgetown. With a variety of beef, chicken and seafood, try the lump crab cakes, baked oyster pie or filet mignon. Closed Sundays and Mondays.
Tupelo Honey serves Southern comfort food—everything from fried chicken to hot biscuits and honey. Try the Cackalackie pork confit or the fried green tomato BLT. Be sure to check out the delicious weekend brunch, including the banana pudding layered pancakes.
Enjoy this Barefoot Landing restaurant’s specialty hand-cut chops, steaks and seafood along with piano music and water views. Try an appetizer like the fried provolone with marinara. Favorite entrees include lobster ravioli and pork chops. Finish off the meal with a delicious cappuccino or tiramisu. Outdoor dining is available.
Enjoy authentic Italian fare at the beach. Start off with mozzarella caprese or a salad and dive into delicious pasta, meat and seafood entrees. Try the wild mushroom ravioli, the veal picatta or grouper florentine. Be sure to check out the extensive wine list.
Priding itself on presenting Lowcountry cuisine featuring local and regionally produced ingredients, Vintage Twelve in Kingston Plantation is sure to please. Menu items include bison sliders, grilled vegetable ravioli and haute chicken and dumplings. Enjoy a cocktail and the gorgeous ocean views.
Wahlbugers is a fast, casual burger concept from the Wahlburg brothers, Executive Chef Paul and brothers Mark and Donnie. Two dining options are offered: you can order at the counter and take it to go or dine in a specified area of the restaurant, or you can choose to be served by the waitstaff. As the name suggests, burgers are the specialty here, but other options include Mom’s Sloppy Joe and the Thanksgiving Day Sandwich with a seasoned turkey burger, stuffing, orange-cranberry sauce and butternut squash.
Located on the Murrells Inlet MarshWalk, this two-story seafood and sushi restaurant has large windows offering a beautiful marshfront view. Try the bourbon BBQ mahi, the baked stuffed scallops or one of several specialty sushi rolls. Live entertainment is offered next door at Wahoo’s Bar & Marina.
This restaurant on the bottom floor of the Marina Inn consistently delivers the freshest foods on a menu that features farm-to-table dining. WaterScapes strives to serve only local and sustainable cuisine and features dishes like grilled filet mignon and white clams and pasta.
Fresh sushi, unparalleled views, live entertainment and a wonderfully diverse menu. Choose from soups, salads and appetizers, like the crab wontons. Other options include steaks and chicken from the grill, burgers and sandwiches, all with casually chic indoor/outdoor seating options. Visit the Tuna Shak out back for some great live music.
Wing lovers flock to this eatery. Offering up 33 different sauce flavors like Jalapeno Cheddar, Bubba’s BBQ and Flying Fajita, other menu items include the Big Buffalo Chicken Salad and the Bleu Cheese Basil Burger. Enjoy live music and a large patio for outdoor dining.
Z’s Amazing Kitchen strives to serve a high quality product with the freshest ingredients, as well as limit their carbon footprint. With a huge menu of soups, salads, tacos, paninis and pastas, you’re sure to find something you’re craving. Try the Z’s Loaded Chips with pulled pork or the seared tuna salad.