8 Restaurants to Check Out On Your Next Vacation to Myrtle Beach

8 Restaurants to Check Out On Your Next Vacation to Myrtle Beach

Discover the culinary delights of Myrtle Beach with these must-visit spots.

Myrtle Beach boasts over 2,000 restaurants, offering a culinary adventure that could take you nearly five years to fully explore if you dined out daily. From the authentic flavors of Venezuela and Vietnam to health-conscious eateries and classic American diners, there’s something for every palate. Make sure to visit these eight restaurants on your next trip to Myrtle Beach for an unforgettable culinary adventure!

Arepa Spot

Nestled at 3590 St. James Ave, Arepa Spot is a cozy Venezuelan eatery specializing in delicious arepas. These cornmeal patties, stuffed with various fillings, are a treat for the taste buds. Favorites include the Pabellon Arepa with shredded beef, black beans, sweet plantains, and cheese, and the Vegan Arepa with avocado, sweet plantain, alfalfa, cilantro, and garlic aioli. The menu also features gluten-free tequeños and empanadas, making it perfect for those with dietary restrictions. Enjoy a warm, inviting atmosphere that caters to both gluten-free and vegan diners.

Jerusalem Mediterranean Restaurant & Bar

For a taste of the Mediterranean, head to Jerusalem Mediterranean Restaurant & Bar at 3401 N Kings Hwy. This casual dining spot offers an array of Mediterranean dishes like falafel, shawarma, kebabs, and hummus, all bursting with authentic flavors. The Chicken Shish Tawook, grilled marinated chicken skewers, and the King David Salad are highlights. The cozy indoor dining area and breezy outdoor patio, adorned with handmade Turkish globes and custom seating, enhance the Mediterranean ambiance. With live belly dancing performances on select nights, it’s an immersive dining experience perfect for family and friends.

1229 Shine

Located in the Market Common area, 1229 Shine is a coastal-inspired eatery that brings a seaside vibe to Myrtle Beach. The restaurant offers a welcoming environment with a stylish and relaxed beachy ambiance, perfect for both casual dining and special occasions. The diverse menu features local raw bites, soulful sides, and refreshing craft cocktails. Highlights include starters like New Zealand green mussels and deviled eggs topped with lobster salad, a variety of tacos such as blackened fish and bang bang grouper, and main courses like the Shine Burger and bang bang grouper bites. 

National House of Pancakes (NHOP)

A staple for breakfast lovers, NHOP at 211 N Kings Hwy offers an extensive breakfast menu with classic items like pancakes, waffles, and omelets. Known for its family-friendly service, this casual and comfortable diner is perfect for families and groups looking to start their day with a satisfying meal. Popular choices include the Hershey’s Chocolate Chip Pancakes and the Ribeye Shaved Steak Omelet. With its welcoming and cozy environment, NHOP ensures a pleasant dining experience for all guests.

Lekker Eats

At 3751 Robert M Grissom Pkwy Suite 101, Lekker Eats is a health-conscious eatery offering a diverse menu that caters to a variety of tastes. While they do offer fresh juices and smoothies, their menu extends far beyond, featuring breakfast and lunch items made from fresh, organic ingredients. Try the Knysna Oats for breakfast or the Thai Crunch Salad for lunch. Lekker Eats started as a grab-n-go concept and has expanded to include a full-service café and market. The focus is on clean, healthy, and delicious food inspired by global culinary experiences, particularly from South Africa. The friendly staff and wide range of gluten-free and vegan options make it a favorite among locals and tourists alike.

Tidal Creek Brewhouse

Combine your love for craft beer and American favorites at Tidal Creek Brewhouse, located at 3421 Knoles St. This lively brewpub features a menu of burgers, salads, and sandwiches alongside a selection of locally brewed beers. Breakfast favorites like Shrimp & Grits and weekend brunch are a hit. The family and pet-friendly atmosphere, complete with an outdoor bar, firepits, games, and live music, makes it a great place to unwind. Tidal Creek Brewhouse is known for hosting events and providing a community-focused experience.

Ole Irish Pub

For a traditional Irish pub experience, visit Ole Irish Pub at 1005 Withers Drive. This warm and inviting spot offers hearty Irish dishes like shepherd’s pie, bangers and mash, and fish and chips. Highlights include the Shepherd Skins and the Corned Beef Sandwich. With a selection of Irish beers and whiskeys, it’s perfect for social gatherings. The pub often features live music, creating a lively atmosphere for both locals and tourists. Pets are welcome, adding to the inclusive and family-friendly environment.

Vietnam House

Located at 1210 N Kings Hwy, Vietnam House brings authentic Vietnamese flavors to Myrtle Beach. Enjoy classic dishes like pho, banh mi, and spring rolls in a casual dining setting. Favorites include the Pho Tai and Vietnamese Fresh Rolls. Known for its fresh ingredients and traditional cuisine, Vietnam House is a must-visit for those craving Vietnamese food. The cozy, unpretentious atmosphere makes it an ideal spot for both solo diners and groups. With a variety of vegan and vegetarian options, it caters to diverse dietary preferences.

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