Zeytin - Our 6 Favorite Mediterranean Restaurants in Myrtle Beach

Our 6 Favorite Mediterranean Restaurants in Myrtle Beach

Indulge in Myrtle Beach's Best Mediterranean Cuisine

The culinary scene in Myrtle Beach is a melting pot of flavors, but nothing compares to the vibrant, sun-kissed tastes of Mediterranean cuisine. From the coastal allure of fresh seafood to the aromatic spices that transport you to the shores of Greece and Turkey, these five Mediterranean restaurants offer a delightful escape from the ordinary. Whether you’re craving a leisurely brunch, a quick lunch, or an elegant dinner, these spots promise to tantalize your taste buds and provide an unforgettable dining experience. Let’s embark on a flavorful journey through Myrtle Beach’s best Mediterranean dining spots.

Zeytin

Zeytin is a must-visit for anyone seeking an authentic Mediterranean dining experience in Myrtle Beach. Known for its inviting atmosphere, this charming spot focuses on breakfast and lunch, with standout dishes like smoked salmon on grilled sourdough and various Turkish-inspired offerings. Recently, Zeytin extended its hours to serve dinner on Fridays and Saturdays, adding to its appeal. The cozy, elegant decor and attentive service make every visit special. Customers rave about the delicious food and welcoming vibe, making it a popular choice for locals and visitors alike.

Location: 224-A Fresh Drive in Carolina Forest
Best for: Upscale brunch spot with immaculate vibes.

Zardin Healthy Eatery

Zardin Healthy Eatery is a go-to spot in Myrtle Beach for those seeking fresh and nutritious meals. Situated in The Market Common, Zardin offers an array of organic, all-day breakfast options, power bowls, salads, and vegetarian and vegan dishes. The menu emphasizes locally sourced, wholesome ingredients designed to nourish the body and satisfy the appetite. The vibrant and welcoming atmosphere, coupled with friendly service, makes dining at Zardin a delightful experience. Highlights include the Tacos Bowl, avocado toast with lox, and a variety of smoothies and juices.

Location: 3077 Howard Avenue in Market Common
Best for: Fresh, healthy and delicious food perfect for a quick bite or a leisurely lunch in a beautiful setting.

Atmosphera Cafe

Atmosphera Cafe offers a delightful blend of cuisines, including American, German, Greek, Middle Eastern, Ukrainian, and Mediterranean. This diverse menu ensures there’s something for everyone, from chicken shawarma gyro bowls to Nutella strawberry and cream crepes. The cafe’s cozy ambiance and friendly service create the perfect setting for enjoying fresh, made-to-order dishes. Customers appreciate the generous portions and the clean, newly renovated space. Whether you’re stopping by for lunch or dinner, Atmosphera Cafe promises a memorable dining experience that keeps patrons coming back.

Location: 3620 Walton Drive #C-1 in Market Common
Best for: Fast service and massive portions of some seriously tasty food.

Jerusalem Mediterranean Restaurant & Bar

Jerusalem Mediterranean Restaurant & Bar is a vibrant dining spot renowned for its authentic Mediterranean cuisine. The menu features a wide range of dishes, including kebabs, shawarma, hummus, and fresh salads, catering to vegetarian, vegan, and kosher diets. The cozy indoor space and breezy outdoor patio, adorned with handmade Turkish globes and custom seating, offer a truly immersive dining experience. Live belly dancing performances on Wednesdays and Saturdays add an extra layer of excitement, making it a perfect choice for a lively evening out.

Location: 7211 North Kings Highway in Myrtle Beach
Best for: Stylish date night spot with a lively atmosphere.

CAVA

CAVA brings a fast-casual Mediterranean dining experience to North Myrtle Beach. Known for its healthy, customizable menu, CAVA offers salads, grain bowls, and pitas with a variety of fresh ingredients like falafel, Persian cucumber, and kalamata olives. Whether you choose a curated bowl or create your own, the vibrant flavors and high-quality ingredients never disappoint. The laid-back atmosphere and friendly service make CAVA a go-to spot for a quick, nutritious meal. It’s perfect for those who want to enjoy Mediterranean flavors without sacrificing convenience.

Location: 1400 Highway 17 North #2 in North Myrtle Beach
Best for: Lunch-on-the-go with vegan and vegetarian friendly options.

Habibi's Cafe & Pizzeria

Habibi’s Cafe & Pizzeria offers a unique fusion of Mediterranean and Middle Eastern cuisine with a touch of Western flair. This hidden gem features a diverse menu with dishes like hummus, baba ganoush, falafel, kebabs, and pizzas. Catering to various dietary needs, Habibi’s provides vegetarian, vegan, and halal options. Customers love the fresh, authentic food and the friendly, welcoming atmosphere. With options for dine-in and takeout, Habibi’s is a versatile choice for any dining occasion, ensuring a satisfying experience every time.

Location: 3312 Waccamaw Blvd in Myrtle Beach
Best for: A hidden gem! Modest Lebanese market & cafe offering traditional meals & a selection of imported goods.
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