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Must Eat Myrtle Beach: #1 Myrtle Beach Restaurants Guide

By Admin

Myrtle Beach is home to hundreds of unique restaurants and eateries. With so many options, picking where to eat can become a chore rather than a treat.

Introducing our Myrtle Beach Restaurants Guide, featuring must eat Myrtle Beach destinations.

From dinner shows to waterfront locales, we’ve got the scoop on the eateries that will leave even the pickiest eaters hungry for more.

Many Myrtle Beach restaurants below offer takeout, curbside pickup, and delivery, making it easier for Vacation Myrtle Beach resort guests to enjoy their favorite meals while staying at one of our Myrtle Beach resorts.

Several restaurants also offer indoor and outdoor seating. Call ahead to find the best options for you. Get additional information about local guidelines and ordinances.

Let’s get to it.

These are our must eat Myrtle Beach destinations:

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Family-Friendly Restaurants

a family enjoying pizza

Chesapeake House

Address: 998 Highway 17 North, Myrtle Beach
Phone: (843) 449-3231

Chesapeake House offers a children’s menu that will delight even your pickiest eaters. Located along Restaurant Row in Myrtle Beach, this lakefront eatery serves delicious seafood and Lowcountry meals.

Dave & Buster’s

Address: 1322 Celebrity Circle, Myrtle Beach
Phone: (843) 945-3500

Dave & Buster’s offers an extensive menu with options for every appetite, including burgers, pasta, sandwiches, and specialty drinks for adults and fun options for the kids. Play the latest in arcade gaming before, during, and after your meal on the game floor that’s spaced for even more social distancing.

Lulu’s North Myrtle Beach

Address: 4954 Highway 17 South, North Myrtle Beach
Phone: (843) 491-5011

Located at the Barefoot Landing entertainment center, Lulu’s North Myrtle Beach provides the views and bites that will satisfy the entire family. Get more info on the best North Myrtle Beach restaurants.

DinoLand Cafe

Address: 1012 South Kings Highway, Myrtle Beach
Phone: (843) 492-0999

The dino enthusiast in the family will have a roaring-good time at DinoLand Cafe. Animatronic dinosaurs live and breathe as you enjoy your meal fit for a kid or a caveman.

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Waterfront Restaurants

damon's grill chicken salad

Sara J’s

Address: 314 Atlantic Avenue, Murrells Inlet
Phone: (843) 651-1657

This seafood dining destination offers outdoor seating that overlooks scenic saltwater marsh. The menu features Lowcountry favorites and seafood classics like crab cakes and platters.

Damon’s Grill

Address: 2985 South Ocean Boulevard, Myrtle Beach
Phone: (843) 626-8000

Get the best views of the beach at Damon’s Grill. The outdoor seating area will provide plenty of photo opportunities of the Atlantic, and the food is friendly for all appetites! If you’re staying on the south end, we’ve got extra South Myrtle Beach restaurants options for you!

Joe’s Bar & Grill

Address: 810 Conway Street, North Myrtle Beach
Phone: (843) 272-4666

Joe’s is one of the area’s best-kept secrets. Enjoy drinks and seafood staples at the Raccoon Cove deck bar, which overlooks a picturesque saltwater marsh in North Myrtle Beach.

Chestnut Hill

Address: 9922 North Kings Highway, Myrtle Beach
Phone: (843) 449-3984

Guests can dine on fresh local seafood and the finest grilled options like steaks, chicken, and veal while enjoying lakefront views at this popular Restaurant Row establishment.


Guests staying at a Vacation Myrtle Beach resort will receive exclusive savings to many Myrtle Beach restaurants. Learn more about our Myrtle Beach discount card.

Upscale Restaurants

thoroughbred's chophouse

Hook & Barrel

Address: 8014 North Kings Highway, Myrtle Beach
Phone: (843) 839-5888

Sip on specialty cocktails as you dine on fresh seafood and tender cuts of steaks. Hook & Barrel also offers a kid’s menu. See our updated Central Myrtle Beach Dining Guide for more foodie favorites!

Parson’s Table

Address: 4305 State Road S-26-850, Little River
Phone: (843) 249-3702

Using local ingredients for their award-winning dishes, Parson’s Table is a best-kept secret in the North Myrtle Beach area. Their menu includes steaks, seafood, and early bird options.  Parson’s Table also offers children’s options.

Thoroughbred’s Chophouse

Address: 9706 North Kings Highway, Myrtle Beach
Phone: (843) 497-2636

Thoroughbreds Chophouse is a Myrtle Beach staple, and one of the best dining experiences on Restaurant Row. The menu is diverse and will have something for everyone to enjoy.

Brunch Spots

a plate of shrimp and grits

Croissants Bistro and Bakery

Address: 3751 Robert Grissom Parkway, Myrtle Beach
Phone: (843) 448-2253

Croissants Bistro and Bakery creates perfect sweet and savory brunch options, from honey-drizzled chicken and waffles to crab cake benedicts. Croissants has a second location in Myrtle Beach at 8014 North Kings Highway.

Johnny D’s Waffles and Benedicts

Address: 3900 Highway 17 South, North Myrtle Beach
Phone: (843) 663-1700

The extensive menu at Johnny D’s will have any foodie salivating. Enjoy tasty variations of delicioius brunch and lunch options from fluffy French toast to egg benedicts and Belgian waffles. Johnny D’s also has a second location in Myrtle Beach at 3301 North Kings Highway.

Tupelo Honey

Address: 3042 Howard Avenue, Myrtle Beach
Phone: (843) 315-3780

Located in the popular Market Common district on Myrtle Beach’s south end, Tupelo Honey serves a delicious southern-style brunch experience that guests can enjoy all day long.

Dinner Shows

pirate's voyage dinner show

Medieval Times Dinner & Tournament

Address: 2904 Fantasy Way, Myrtle Beach
Phone: 1-888-935-6878

Medieval Times Dinner & Tournament is a dinner, show, and an experience that families won’t want to miss. As guests enjoy a four-course feast fit for a king, knights duel inside the stone walls of an 11th century-style castle.

Pirate’s Voyage

Address: 8907 North Kings Highway, Myrtle Beach
Phone: (843) 497-9700

Pirates. Mermaids. Pirate ships. Oh my! A four-course meal is just the icing on the cake at this thrilling dinner show that includes a life-size pirate ship and buccaneers battling for treasure.


Buffet-Style Restaurants

giant crab buffet

Giant Crab Seafood Restaurant

Address: 9597 North Kings Highway, Myrtle Beach
Phone: (843) 449-1097

Located along Myrtle Beach’s coveted Restaurant Row, Giant Crab Seafood Restaurant lives up to its name, literally! Along with the huge spread of seafood options, guests are greeted by Tommy, a giant crab who sits above the restaurant’s entrance.

Rioz Brazilian Steakhouse

Address: 2920 Hollywood Drive, Myrtle Beach
Phone: (843) 839-0777

This unique dining experience brings the buffet to your table. Pick from select cuts of beef, lamb, pork, and chicken that are slow cooked to perfection. Rioz Brazilian Steakhouse has a second location in North Myrtle Beach at 1315 Highway 17 North.

Crab Daddy’s Seafood Buffet Restaurant

Address: 3043 Highway 17 Business, Murrells Inlet
Phone: (843) 299-1115

Enjoy over 100 buffet items, from crab legs to unlimited lobster, at Crab Daddy’s Seafood Buffet Restaurant. Crab Daddy’s is located just south of Myrtle Beach in Murrells Inlet.


Hungry for more? Check out our Myrtle Beach area guide for more dining recommendations and things to do.

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