10 New Restaurants You Need to Check Out in Myrtle Beach

10 New Restaurants You Need to Check Out in Myrtle Beach

Myrtle Beach welcomes a lineup of exciting eateries in 2024, enriching its already vibrant culinary scene. From sushi and Mediterranean flavors to robust American barbecue, these new spots offer diverse menus that cater to all tastes. Here’s a guide to the top 10 must-visit new restaurants that promise an unforgettable dining experience.

Opened May 2024

CK’s Bistro at 3020 Nevers Street not only offers a comforting yet sophisticated menu, including gourmet burgers, fresh seafood, and ribeyes, but also an inviting ambience with live music and a full bar featuring daily happy hour specials. The restaurant’s commitment to using locally sourced ingredients enhances the freshness and quality of each dish. Additionally, the bistro’s versatile seating options, from cozy indoor tables to a more intimate private dining area, cater to various dining experiences, whether for a casual lunch or a celebratory dinner. This dedication to quality and a welcoming environment makes CK’s a standout in the Market Common area, perfect for any occasion.

Opened April 29, 2024

Big Chill Island House is poised to become a landmark at Barefoot Landing. This 10,000-square-foot venue offers a coastal dining experience with breathtaking views of the Intracoastal Waterway from its rooftop terrace. The menu focuses on seafood-heavy and island-inspired dishes, featuring fresh catches and tropical flavors. Signature cocktails like the Painkilla and Island House Rum Runner complement the meals, adding to the festive, relaxed atmosphere. With indoor and outdoor spaces, including a tree deck and a dockside bar, it’s designed as a social hub for dining, entertainment, and private events.

Opened April 12, 2024

Zeytin, a new Mediterranean-style restaurant, offers a slice of Mediterranean and Turkish cuisine at 224 Fresh Drive Unit A. Start your day with a traditional Turkish breakfast featuring Menemen, or enjoy lunch favorites like fresh salads and grilled meats. The interior, adorned with artificial olive trees, sets a serene dining atmosphere. Zeytin is also exploring a selection of Turkish wines to pair with meals, enhancing the authentic Mediterranean experience. Open daily from 6 AM to 3 PM, Zeytin provides a flavorful retreat for both breakfast and lunch seekers.

Opened April 5, 2024

The Tasting Room on 9th, located at 505 9th Ave N, Unit A, brings a sophisticated wine bar experience to downtown Myrtle Beach. With a selection of global wines and a menu designed for pairing, it offers a refined atmosphere for wine enthusiasts. The food menu includes charcuterie, artisan cheeses, and small plates that complement the wine selections. This venue also hosts wine tasting events, making it a cultural hub for both locals and tourists.

5. Salty Brews Cafe in North Myrtle Beach

Opened March 30, 2024

Nestled at 223 Sea Mountain Highway, Salty Brews Cafe is a new gem in the local dining scene. Owned by Heather Zanfardino (also the owner of Cha House), the cafe features a unique sushi corner curated by Chef Michael Roemhildt. Menu highlights include the deep-fried MK roll, alongside classics like California and rainbow rolls. Beyond sushi, the cafe serves a variety of sandwiches and wraps, perfect for a casual lunch or dinner. Beverages range from robust coffee selections to alcoholic options like beer, wine, and refreshing mimosas. With a charming ambiance and diverse offerings, Salty Brews Cafe is a promising spot for food enthusiasts in North Myrtle Beach.

Opened March 31, 2024

Swig & Swine, located at 525 Broadway St, is renowned for its authentic wood-smoked barbecue. The menu features a variety of smoked meats including pulled pork, ribs, brisket, and chicken, all flavored with a selection of homemade sauces like Carolina mustard and sweet red. Complement your meal with craft beers and enjoy the relaxed, family-friendly atmosphere. Swig & Swine also offers catering services, making it a go-to for both dine-in and event dining.

Opened March 7, 2024

Located at 950 Cipriana Drive #B8, Cantina Imperfecto brings a modern twist to traditional Mexican cuisine with its vibrant and innovative menu. Dishes like Carne Asada Fries and Quesabirria Tacos showcase the creative culinary approach, paired with an extensive selection of Tequila and Mezcal. The restaurant’s elegant yet welcoming setting is designed to enhance the dining experience, making it perfect for both a casual meal or a festive gathering. Additionally, Cantina Imperfecto’s commitment to a lively dining atmosphere is reflected in its offering of creative cocktails and live music events, making it a hotspot for both dining and socializing in Myrtle Beach.

Opened January 30, 2024

Gio’s Pizzeria Napoletana at 4003 Deville Street specializes in hand-tossed Neapolitan pizzas and calzones, offering a true taste of Italy in the heart of Myrtle Beach. The menu extends to appetizers like garlic knots and caprese salads, and desserts including classic tiramisu, all crafted with high-quality ingredients. The upscale industrial chic dining environment, complete with exposed brick and soft lighting, enhances the authentic Italian experience. This focus on creating a genuine Italian atmosphere and providing excellent service has made Gio’s a favorite for both locals and visitors looking for an exceptional pizza experience.

9. Le Manna Bread Company in Downtown Myrtle Beach

Opened February 16, 2024

At 507 9th Ave North, Le Manna Bread Company offers a delightful array of breads baked daily, such as focaccia, ciabatta, and baguettes. Beyond bread, the bakery serves up paninis, empanadas, soups, and salads, creating a full cafe menu. The artwork featuring famous paintings with a playful ‘bread component’ adds a unique touch to the dining experience. Open from 8 AM to 5 PM on Mon-Thurs and until 6 PM Fri-Sun, it’s a great spot for any meal of the day, offering both dine-in and takeout options.

Opened November 4, 2023

Voodoo Brewing Company at 3453 US-17 Bus offers more than just high-quality craft beers. The pub menu includes hearty classics to complement their brews, such as loaded nachos, wings, and artisan burgers. Regular events like live music, trivia, and karaoke nights create a dynamic and engaging atmosphere, making it a perfect spot for an evening out with friends. Voodoo Brewing is known for its commitment to excellent brewing and a vibrant social scene.

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