Myrtle Beach Restaurants

Myrtle Beach Restaurants, Dining, and Nightlife

Myrtle Beach restaurants can be reason enough for a vacation to the beach! Boasting over 1,000 dining spots, the Grand Strand is sure to satisfy every appetite with restaurant choices that are simply magnificent. Your vacation meal-planning will prove an effortless, and quite pleasurable, experience.

To say our restaurateurs have stretched the parameters of dining is truly an understatement. They have, indeed, cast a wide net to provide patrons with a delicious and hugely diverse feast of fare. And for those in search of a certain ambience, you've found dining nirvana. As diverse as the fare presented, Grand Strand restaurants also serve up atmosphere...spectacular Atlantic, marina and inlet views, themed decors, live music and entertainment, elegant interiors, casual outdoor dining, family-style settings, rustic roadhouse overtones, small intimate cafes...all sure to provide a very "flavorable" experience.

21 MAIN PRIME STEAK HOUSE
719 North Beach Blvd.
North Myrtle Beach
843-315-3000

A cut above traditional steak houses. The menu is designed around, but also advances beyond, typical first quality steakhouse offerings, with many unique and creative items to choose from. You'll want to try the world-class sushi and sashimi bar. The wine list provides a diverse selection of excellent vintages that complement our menu items. The dessert menu contains a variety of delectable after dinner treats.

ANGELO'S STEAK & PASTA
2311 S. Kings Hwy. MB
843-626-2800

Choose from delicious daily specials or "the best steaks in the universe," or select your favorites from Angelo's Italian Buffet featuring meatballs, sausage, ravioli, chicken, lasagna, pizza and so much more. Full bar service, too. Open daily at 4pm, 7 days a week.

ANGUS STEAKHOUSE & SEAFOOD
2011 S. Kings Hwy. MB
843-945-9116

Serving the finest and freshest steaks and seafood on the Grand Strand, Angus' steaks are flame sizzled to perfection. Also enjoy surf & turf, prime rib, Oysters Rockefeller, shrimp, fresh catch and more- set within the funkiest family-friendly dining room on the beach!

ASPEN GRILLE
5101 North Kings Hwy.
Myrtle Beach
843-449-9191

Dishes are based on traditional Southern cuisine, with Chef Martin's own personal twist. The menu changes seasonally and offers simple, but flavorful dishes with ingredients sourced from the best local suppliers. Exceptional wine list.

BENITOS EXPRESS
1600 Hwy. 17S, NMB
843-281-0730

Benitos Original Brick Oven now delivers in North Myrtle Beach. Large selection of pizza and MEATBALLS! Meatball subs, meatball flats, spaghetti and meatballs, and meatballs and sauce. Italian, beef, chicken, and veggie meatballs! Call us - we'll bring them to you!

BENITO'S ORIGINAL
BRICK OVEN

1600 Hwy. 17S, NMB
843-272-1414

Papa Mio - this is Italian! Dozens of homemade, fresh-from-the-market blends topping wood-fired brick oven pizza, each deliciously Benito's. Delectable salads and enticingItalian specialties are complemented by a distinctive wine selection and full bar service. Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence.

Benitos has another location on the resort island of Cozumel, Mexico. On your next Caribbean cruise be sure to visit our sister restaurant - Benitos in Cozumel. Benitos Cozumel opened in September of 2016 and was an instant hit with visitors and locals. Check out the Benitos Cozumel web site if you're interested in the best pizza in Cozumel.

BISTRO 90
7209 Hwy. 90, Longs
843-390-5151

Italian and american cuisine, with lunch and dinner features daily. N.Y. hand tossed brick oven pizza, veal cutlets and chops, mussels, fresh seafood, mouthwatering pasta dishes, and fresh baked bread. Full bar with three TVs for the sports fans. About 10 minutes inland from Restaurant Row via Hwy. 22. Turn right onto Hwy. 90 and you're there. Worth the drive!

BONFIRE TAQUERIA
On the Waccamaw River
110 Main Street
Conway
843-488-4227

Bonfire overlooks the river and the riverwalk, and features an exciting menu that combines southern barbeque with a Tex-Mex flair. Bonfire is your source for eclectic tacos, BBQ, nachos, salads, wings, and ribs. Many varieties of beer and wine, yes wine, on tap. Dine inside or out on the porch with a great river view.

BOUNDARY HOUSE
1045 River Road
Calabash, NC
910-579-8888

The original "Boundary House" sat astride the state line and was built by 24 gentlemen as a place of rendezvous for travelers prior to 1750. Now the restaurant serves seafood, steaks, chicken, pasta, sandwiches, and more. One of Calabash, North Carolina's most eclectic restaurants.

BOVINES
3979 US 17 Business
Murrells Inlet
843-651-2888

With delicious wood-fired specialties in a relaxed, warm atmosphere, Bovine’s Restaurant offers an exceptional dining experience right off the Murrells Inlet Marsh Walk. This waterfront restaurant has an extensive menu featuring a range of items including grilled steaks, succulent Murrells Inlet seafood and specialty pizzas straight from the brick oven.

CALABASH GARDEN
TEA ROOM

10152 Beach Dr.
Calabash, NC
910-579-9500

#1 Tea room in North Carolina and in the top 100 tea rooms in the country! Tea sandwiches are served on ornate tiers decorated with fresh flowers and made of only the finest ingredients. Twenty different types of teas are available and brewed to order. The tables are set with fine china, silver and linens. The walls are adorned with antique pictures and décor. Soft music plays in the background while guests enjoy the experience of "taking tea" in a relaxed and unhurried atmosphere.

CAPTAIN BENJAMIN'S
401 S. Kings Hwy.
Myrtle Beach
843-626-9354

170 item seafood buffet includes crab legs, shrimp, steaks, and fried, steamed, & baked seafood. Also there is a raw bar, salad bar, and dessert bar. Family and kid friendly. Conveniently located next to Family Kingdom Amusement Park.

CAPTAIN CRAB
1109 S Kings Hwy.
Myrtle Beach
843-448-7470

A buffet style seafood restaurant with over 100 items on the buffet. It is located close to Myrtle Beach International Airport, Family Kingdom Amusement Park, Market Common and Myrtle Beach State Park. They work hard to keep the prices low and make this one of the most affordable seafood buffets on the Grand Strand.

CAPTAIN DAVE'S DOCKSIDE
4037 Highway 17 Bus.
Murrells Inlet
843-651-5850

Capt. Dave's Dockside restaurant welcomes you to visit and enjoy freshly prepared meals served in a vibrant and social waterfront setting, harkening back to mid-century coastal casual dining. Featuring fresh local seafood, when available, from local captains and local boats. They will exceed your expectations by providing you with a selection of the freshest seafood, aged beef and classic continental cuisine.

CARRABBA'S
North Myrtle Beach
- 843-281-9222
Myrtle Beach
- 843-467-2600
Murrells Inlet
- 843-652-3800

Flavorful, handmade Italian dishes prepared to order in a lively exhibition kitchen. Guests enjoy Carrabba family recipes handed down for generations including crispy calamari, homemade lasagne and a variety of fresh fish, seafood and meats cooked over the woodfired grill.

CASA VILLA
1529 Highway 17
Little River
843-249-7746

Completely authentic. Two words everyone loves to hear about a restaurant's food. Casa Villa supplies you with completely authentic Mexican dishes. They offer a wide selection of appetizers, combo and special dinners, drinks, wine, desserts and chicken, fajitas or seafood dishes. Try their jumbo margaritas.

CHIANTI SOUTH
2109 Hwy.17 N.
Little River
843-249-7888

Grand Strand's most authentic Italian restaurant, serving traditional and Northern Italian dishes. Veal and Chicken Parmigiana, Veal Chops, Steaks, Zuppa di Pesci, Ossobuco. Homemade pasta including ravioli and gnocchi. Our own Tiramisu. Extensive wine list. Strand's only recipient of Wine Spectator's "Award of Excellence" every year since 1988.

CLARK'S SEAFOOD & CHOP HOUSE
At Coquina Harbour
720 Hwy. 17
Little River, SC

The ultimate in chop house dining with a great view of the marina. USDA Choice steaks and seafood are featured. 25 different wines by the glass and specialty martinis and cocktails complement your meal. Open for lunch and dinner.

THE CLAW HOUSE
4097 Hwy 17 Bus.
Murrells Inlet
843-651-4415

Featuring live North Atlantic lobster delivered bi-weekly by our very own refrigerated truck, The Claw House offers the freshest seafood on the Atlantic Seaboard. There is a selection of tasty non-seafood items as well. Water views from every seat in the restaurant.

CRAB DADDY'S SEAFOOD
& COUNTRY BUFFET
3043 Hwy 17 Business
Murrells Inlet
843-299-1115

Located in the heart of the seafood capital of South Carolina. A superb 100+ item all-you-can-eat seafood and county specialty buffet featuring grilled and fried seafood, raw bar, mussels, clams, shrimp, oysters, salad bar, all you can eat lobster, and so much more.

CRABBY GEORGE'S
SEAFOOD BUFFET

7904 N. Kings Hwy. MB
843-839-4044

120+ item buffet with crab leg, steak and prime rib stations. Grilled and fried seafood, raw bar, mussels, clams, shrimp, oysters, salad bar and much more! No one leaves hungry.

CREEK RATZ RESTAURANT
4065 Hwy. 17 Bus.
Murrells Inlet
843-357-2891

120+ item buffet with crab leg, steak and prime rib stations. Grilled and fried seafood, raw bar, mussels, clams, shrimp, oysters, salad bar and much more! No one leaves hungry.

CROISSANTS BISTRO & BAKERY
3751 Grissom Pkwy
Myrtle Beach
843-448-2253

Award winning restaurant & bakery since 1995. A locals favorite for special events like birthdays and weddings, yet affordable comfort food for everyday from that first cup of coffee or cappuccino in the morning to homemade soups and sandwiches at lunch and finishing off your day with Fine Dining. Brunch available on Saturdays & Sundays.

DEAD DOG SALOON
4079 Hwy 17 Bus.
Murrells Inlet
843-651-0664

You'll find steaks, ribs, and seafood like blackened salmon, grouper francaise, and pan-seared scallops. Daily chef's creations entice those looking for that "something special." The Dead Dog Saloon turns into a happy-hour hangout and an after-dinner party spot for dancing with live music.

DRAFTS SPORTS BAR
& GRILL
415 South Ocean Blvd.
Myrtle Beach
843-213-5300

The best new sports bar in Myrtle Beach is now open! Located right by the beach and Family Kingdom Amusement Park you can enjoy amazing food and flat screen televisions. Draft's offers 31 degree draft beer, mouth watering appetizers, and gourmet burgers. Open for Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner you can't miss the friendly staff at Draft's!

DRUNKEN JACK'S
4031 Hwy. 17, Bus.
Murrells Inlet
843-651-2044

Murrells Inlet is the seafood capital of South Carolina and Drunken Jack's takes full advantage of the freshest seafood such as shrimp, oysters, flounder, lobster, scallops, crab, grouper and king crab that the area has to offer. Live music throughout the week.

FLAMINGO GRILL
7050 N. Kings Hwy.
Myrtle Beach
843-449-5388

Sizzling art deco ambiance, upbeat staff, and a dazzling menu - Steak Flamingo, Pasta Flamingo, best grilled fish anywhere - grouper, tuna, sword, mahi; Lowcountry crabcakes, Cajun shrimp or oysters; incredible Italian specialties. Locally owned and loved - and an absolute must.

FLYING FISH
PUBLIC MARKET & GRILL

4744 U.S. 17 S.
Barefoot Landing
N. Myrtle Beach
843-663-3474

The newly renovated waterfront building located next to the Alabama Theatre features an assorted mix of local seafood, Lowcountry recipes and a raw bar with a wide variety of steamed shellfish and sushi. A unique option for great casual dining on the water.

GREG NORMAN'S
AUSTRALIAN GRILLE

Barefoot Landing, NMB
843-361-0000

The great golfing champion from Down Under offers an innovative cuisine and spectacular decor that makes you feel like you're in Sydney's finest harborside restaurant. A full menu of rustic Mediterranean cuisine, wood-grilled classics, and authentic Australian fare, complemented by an extensive wine list. Open-air kitchen, Shark Pub, Waterway view, entertainment Th/Fri/Sat. Lunch served Mon-Sat; dinner nightly.

HOUSE OF BLUES
Barefoot Landing
4640 Hwy 17 S.
North Myrtle Beach
843-272-3000

Visit HOB for live music, delicious cuisine, and amazing special events. Where food and music feed the soul! Chef Aaron Sanchez has created a new menu that is bold and classy, yet contemporary. Breakfast, lunch, and dinner with a Gospel Brunch on Sunday.

KAMINSKY'S NEW YORK DELI
7223 North King's Highway
Myrtle Beach
843-213-1261

Kaminsky's is anything but your ordinary deli in Myrtle Beach. Their corned beef and pastrami ships direct from New York. They offer a full line of Boar's Head meats and cheeses sliced to order. The specialties range from assorted breakfast items such as omlettes, egg sandwiches, and the best Ruben this side of New York. They are the real deal!

KING CRAB SEAFOOD
& COUNTRY BUFFET

5301 S. Kings Hwy.
Myrtle Beach
843-828-8871

Featuring hundreds of items on the all-you-care-to-eat buffet- delicious broiled, fried and steamed seafood specialties. Also enjoy prime rib, chicken, ham, turkey, a variety of salads and a huge selection of mouth-watering desserts. No one leaves hungry!

LIBERTY BREWERY & GRILL
Broadway at the Beach
Myrtle Beach
843-626-4677

A celebration of America's rich ethnic cooking styles. Enjoy the resurgence of the "handcrafted-brewing" style of the pre-prohibition small American brewery. The grill features tantalizing starters and perfectly seared steaks. They're always serving up flavorful food, handcrafted beers, exceptional service, and quality entertainment.

LIBERTY TAP ROOM & GRILL
7651 N. Kings Hwy.
Myrtle Beach
843-839-4677

Liberty Tap Room is an upscale casual dining restaurant serving traditional American cuisine with a twist in a fun, modern atmosphere. It is a celebration of the great American farmer and the rich bounty he puts on our tables - a melting pot of rich ethnic cooking styles. Featuring an extensive collection of brews on tap, including some of their very own microbrews.

LIBRARY RESTAURANT
1212 North Kings Hwy.
Myrtle Beach
843-448-4527

Myrtle Beach's fine dining restaurant since 1974. The tuxedoed wait staff has a combined 100 years of experience. The Chef prepares the finest cuisine fresh daily. The rare tableside service is a Library tradition. Private dining rooms are available. From the tableside Steak Diane to Flambé desserts, the Library represents perfection. The only 3-Star Diamond Rated restaurant on the Grand Strand.
High Season: Monday thru Saturday 5PM - Until.
Winter: Tuesday thru Saturday 5PM - Until.

MARGARITA'S
9906 N. Kings Hwy.
Myrtle Beach
843-497-5960

Authentic Mexican food. You know it's got to be good when the table next to you is occupied by Mexicans! Serving all your favorites – enchilladas, tacos, burritos, and of course, platters of sizzling fajitas! Frosty margaritas and many varieties of Mexican beer.

MEDIEVAL TIMES
DINNER & TOURNAMENT

Fantasy Harbour
843-236-8080
888-WE-JOUST

Come enjoy the thrilling action, four-course feasting, pageantry and romance that have made Medieval Times America's favorite dinner show. See sparks fly and lances shatter as brave knights battle in swordfight and hand-to-hand combat! Not your typical restaurant – that makes it even better!

MR. CRAB CALABASH
SEAFOOD BUFFET

610 N. Kings Hwy.
Myrtle Beach
843-945-9248

If you are looking for a good, 100 plus items "all you can eat " buffet in Myrtle Beach, then Mr. Crab is the place for you. The buffet has fresh seafood, including crab legs, oysters and shrimp. Also sizzling steaks, BBQ favorites, hot sides, cold bars, and a vast selection of tasty desserts.

NATIONAL HOUSE
OF PANCAKES
211 N. Kings Hwy.
Myrtle Beach
843-448-6149

For the best breakfast at the beach since 1973! Crispy bacon, omelets and eggs cooked to order and, of course, fluffy delicious pancakes. Smoke free. Open 7am- 2pm daily.

ORIGINAL BENJAMIN'S
Restaurant Row
9593 N. Kings Hwy.
Myrtle Beach
843-449-0821

Original Benjamin's Calabash Seafood is the largest Calabash seafood restaurant in the world! The spectacular 170 item seafood buffet is sure to please everyone in your party. They also house one of the largest collections of nautical museum pieces and large ship models in the Southeast.

PANE E VINO
Call for directions
843-903-3136
4016-7 River Oaks Drive
Myrtle Beach

In the Carolina Forest area at the corner of River Oaks Drive and Carolina Forest Blvd. Featuring authentic and innovative Italian cuisine prepared by native Italians. A casual atmosphere and high-end quality at casual prices make this restaurant the choice for locals when they want good Italian! Some of the chef's specials include frutta di mare, osso buco, pollo ala champagne, homemade Alfredo, stuffed artichokes, mussels, clams, and so much more!

PIRATES VOYAGE
8901 North Kings Hwy.
At Hwy.17 Bus. & Bypass
800-433-4401

Experience the spirit and swashbuckling excitement of the pirates who called the Carolina Coast home. The Crimson and Sapphire pirates battle each other on deck, in the water and in the sky above their full-sized pirate ships in a 15-foot deep indoor lagoon to the cheers of their fans in the arena. Join the crew for a delicious four course pirate feast!

RIOZ BRAZILIAN STEAKHOUSE
2920 Hollywood Drive
Myrtle Beach
843-839-0777

The moment guests are seated they are welcomed to the extensive salad bar of hot and cold seasonal favorites, which features seafood and sushi. Next, a continuous table-side service of savory choices of more than 15 different cuts of beef, pork, lamb, poultry and fish are presented by the strolling Gauchos. Rioz features a fullservice bar and a wide selection of wines.

RIVER CITY CAFÉ
Locations in Myrtle Beach, North Myrtle Beach, Surfside, Murrells Inlet, and Socastee.

Great American fare featuring absolutely the best fresh hamburgers on the beach, homemade french fries and hand-dipped onion rings, plus the freshest salads, sandwiches and more! Open at 11:00 am seven days a week for lunch and dinner. Full bar and carryout available at most locations.

RIVERTOWN BISTRO
1111 3rd Ave.
Conway
843-248-3733

Located in the Historic District of downtown Conway, the Rivertown Bistro offers unmatched atmosphere and unequaled culinary fusions. The seasonal menu serves the best the local area has to offer. Open Tuesday through Saturday for lunch and dinner.

RITA'S ICE CREAM
2203 U.S. 17 S.
N. Myrtle Beach
843-272-0886

Rita’s offers a variety of frozen treats including its famous Italian Ice, made fresh daily with real fruit, available in over sixty-five flavors, Old-Fashioned Frozen Custard, Milkshakes, Sundaes, Light Custard, Frozen Custard Cakes, Custard Cookie Sandwiches and many more creations. Zagat Survey for the #1 Best Quick Refreshment, Ice Cream/Custard for 2012.

ROSSI'S ITALIAN
9636 Hwy, 17 North
Myrtle Beach
843-449-0481

All it takes is one taste – whether the delicate fish, the hearty veal or beef selections, tantalizing chicken choices, truly "al dente" pastas with their savory toppings – to recognize that here, EVERY dish is distinctively, deliciously, "a la Rossi". Crisp salads, crusty-topped breads, a fine wine list, two intimate, softly-lighted rooms as setting, the "Eighty-Eights" piano bar, with sparkling entertainment until 2 am - and oh, those desserts! All add to the evening's delight. And the service is the beach's best!

SAM SNEAD'S
OAK GRILL & TAVERN

1004 Glenforest Rd.
Near Tanger Outlets & Hwy. 501
843-903-3150

Choose from a wide selection of foods grilled with locally-cured oak. Enjoy appetizers, certified Angus aged beef, the freshest seafood, chops, ribs or chicken. Sip a fine wine or your favorite cocktail. There's a wide salad and sandwich selection. Roam from room to room, savoring the rich wood decor and all the memorabilia collected by Sam himself.

TBONZ
Myrtle Beach
- 1169 Seaboard St.
- 843-946-7111
N. Myrtle Beach
- 4732 Hwy. 17S
- 843-272-7111

Famous for tender, juicy Certified Angus Beef steaks. TBonz also serves a complete menu to whet any appetite. From fresh, local seafood to low country specialties, customers will savor the flavor in the casual atmosphere. The daily Happy Hour in the bar attracts locals and tourists alike. Family-friendly dining room and kids menu.

THE SHACK
1128 Sea Mountain Hwy.
North Myrtle Beach
843-663-3636

The Shack serves delicious, home style cooking at affordable prices. They have a traditional breakfast with eggs, omelets, biscuits, pancakes, waffles, and French Toast. Daily lunch specials. They also have Shackwiches, soups, jumbo hot dogs, and salads. Dinner offers the best seafood around. The signature Shack Shrimp are awesome along with combos and platters.

TRAVINIA ITALIAN KITCHEN
The Market Common
Myrtle Beach
843-233-8500

Guests of Travinia Italian Kitchen will indulge in top-quality dishes including saltimbocca, scallops and shrimp pancetta, seafood pescatora and chicken piccata; grilled steaks and beautifully composed salads. Deserts include a classic cannoli or tiramisu. Martini Night – Every Wed. 4pm – 7pm. Wine Night – Every Tues. 4pm – til. 25% off all bottled wine.

TURTLE CROSSING
CUPCAKES ESPRESSO BAR

10152 Beach Drive
Calabash, NC
910-579-1500

Voted "Best of Brunswick County." You will find delicious and popular cupcakes that you have been loving for the last four years. They have expanded the cupcake shop to include a full service coffee and espresso bar along with smoothies, cookies, pies, along with birthday, wedding, and specialty cakes. They offer many other delicious and fresh baked products. Sit outside and enjoy our little piece of heaven right here at the Cottages of Calabash.

ULTIMATE CALIFORNIA PIZZA
Locations All Over
The Myrtle Beach Area
843-626-8900

More than 80 gourmet toppings and home made, hand-tossed dough. Specialty Pizzas include Filet Mignon, Thai Chicken, and many more. There are also Superb Subs, Garden Fresh Salads, Foccacia Sandwiches, and tasty Wings. Dine in, carry out or call for FREE DELIVERY. Open every day from 11am until late night. Voted "Best Pizza" by the readers of the Sun News and the Myrtle Beach Herald. Golf Digest – "The Best of Myrtle Beach."

UCP GAME ZONE
959 Lake Arrowhead Rd.
Myrtle Beach
843-449-1160

The perfect place for familes and kids of all ages. Enjoy the high energy and interactive games, and some of the best gourmet pizza the beach has to offer. Adults can also enjoy our ULTIMATE SPORTS BAR where they have great drink specials while you watch your favorite team play on over 30 flat screen TVs!

WAHOO’S FISH HOUSE
3993 US 17 Business
Murrells Inlet
843-651-5800

A refreshing new option to locals and visitors looking for a top notch Murrells Inlet dining experience. This stylish creek side restaurant offers large windows overlooking beautiful marsh front views and an extensive menu of creative and innovative cuisine including fresh Murrells Inlet seafood and sushi options. After dinner, stroll next door to Wahoo's Bar & Marina to enjoy the best live entertainment Murrells Inlet has to offer.

WICKED TUNA
4123 US-17 Bus.
Murrells Inlet
843-651-9987

Wicked Tuna's obsession with fresh fish, prime beef and bold flavors shine through in their signature cuisine. Sushi chefs prepare plates of delicately sliced fresh sashimi and artful & creative sushi rolls. Pair your dish with a selection from the exclusive wine and sake list.

WILD WING CAFE
Barefoot Landing
North Myrtle Beach
843-361-9464

"The Best Wings South of Buffalo" in 33 different flavors. Also buckets of beer, handpattied burgers, rotisserie chicken, onion rings, and homemade soups. The marinades, dressings, and sauces are made inhouse to ensure flavor and freshness. Wild Wing Café is fun for the entire family.