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Myrtle Beach Christmas: Dinner Options

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Christmas in Myrtle Beach, SCStaying in Myrtle Beach this Christmas? We’re so glad! Experiencing Christmas at the beach is something that everyone should do at least once.

To help you make your holiday here even more enjoyable and care-free here are some local restaurants that will be open so you can go out for a big holiday meal!

*To ensure open hours and see if reservations are required, you may wish to call ahead before checking out these great restaurants.


Christmas Eve & Christmas Day 

Brentwood Restaurant & Wine Bistro | Little River

Nestled in a historic house in Little River, Brentwood Restaurant offers a classic French menu and a decadent wine menu to match. Get started with a pan-seared smoked salmon duo, escargot du chef, or butternut squash bisque and then choose from an array of small-plates or more-hearty entrée portions. Pork roulade, salmon en croute, roasted rack of lamb, shrimp and scallops chardonnay, and handmade desserts are just a few things guests can look forward to.
Hours: 1 p.m. Christmas Eve | 8 p.m. Christmas Day
Contact: (843) 249-2601

Burro Loco | Myrtle Beach

Mix things up this holiday season with a meal full of south-of-the-border favorites at Burro Loco! Appetizers include favorites like homemade guacamole, chili con queso, chicken taquitos, and chicken tortilla soup. Then, enjoy your choice of nachos, burritos, tacos, enchiladas, fajitas, and more! Don’t forget to indulge in a tasty fresh margarita...or two.
Hours: 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. Christmas Eve | 4 p.m. – 9 p.m. Christmas Day
Contact: (843) 626-1756
Nearby Resorts: hotel BLUE, Captain’s Quarters Resort

California Dreaming | Surfside Beach & North Myrtle Beach

Fresh, casual classics are exactly what guests can expect at California Dreaming. Menu choices include a wide array of appetizers, sandwiches and wraps, seafood selections, grilled steaks and ribs, creative pasta dishes, and their famous mile-high salads. On Christmas Day they will be serving up a feast for $21.95 ($9.95 for under 10 years old). Perfect for groups or families of any size, California Dreaming is a holiday favorite among many.
Hours: 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. Christmas Eve | 1 p.m. – 9 p.m. Christmas Day
Contact: (843) 215-5255 Surfside Beach; (843) 663-2050 North Myrtle Beach
Nearby Resorts: Ocean Creek Resort, Beach Cove Resort

Carolina Roadhouse | Myrtle Beach

Kick back with family and friends and enjoy home-style eats and a casual holiday atmosphere at Carolina Roadhouse. Starters here include loaded potato soup, Louisiana seafood gumbo, freshly baked croissants, and creamed spinach dip. For the main event, enjoy your choice of entrée salads, sandwiches or burgers, steaks, ribs, or a hearty chicken, seafood, or BBQ plate. The finger-licking cuisine and “come as you are” atmosphere make this pick ideal for families and groups of any size.
Hours: 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. Christmas Eve | 1 p.m. –  9 p.m. Christmas Day
Contact: (843) 497-9911
Nearby Resorts: Beach Colony Resort, South Wind on the Ocean, Forest Dunes Resort

Ruth’s Chris Steakhouse | Myrtle Beach

Kick start your holiday in style with a decadent meal at Ruth’s Chris Steakhouse. This national steakhouse is known for serving prime chops in style with their signature 500-degree sizzling plates. Popular starters include the crab-stuffed mushrooms, barbecued shrimp, and veal osso buco ravioli while entrée choices include an array of hand-cut steaks and select seafood options.
Hours: 4 p.m. – 10 p.m. Christmas Eve & Christmas Day
Contact: (843) 839-9500

Thoroughbred's Myrtle Beach Restaurant open on Christmas

Christmas Day

Preston's Seafood & Country Buffet | North Myrtle Beach

If you are looking for an array of traditional Christmas dinner options as well as seafood options, check out Preston's for your Christmas day dinner. They will feature a delicious spread including a carving station, steak, BBQ ribs, cornbread stuffing, boiled shrimp, baked salmon, shrimp Alfredo, veggies, pasta salads, desserts and so much more. Reservations are accepted for Christmas day and the price for this meal is $28.95 for adults, $6.95 for children ages 3 to 6, $13.95 for children ages 7 to 11 and free for children under 3.
Hours: Beginning at 11:30 a.m. Christmas Day
Contact: (843) 272-3338
Nearby Resorts: Ocean Creek Resort, Sea Watch Resort, Beach Cove Resort

Additional Myrtle Beach area Christmas Eve or Day options include:

  • New York Prime: Open 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day. Contact: (843) 448-8081

Be sure to check back for further updates!

Not sure where those restaurants are in relation to your VMB resort? Use the Myrtle Beach resorts map to find what is closest to you and click here to start planning your Myrtle Beach Christmas getaway today by checking out our hotel specials

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