Fine Dining in Myrtle Beach

Most guest come to Myrtle Beach for the pristine, sandy shores and the plethora of family friendly attractions offered. Few, however, realize that Myrtle Beach is also a culinary mecca. Cuisine along the Grand Strand ranges from fresh seafood to down home “low country” cuisine, and just about everything in between. While you are enjoying your Myrtle Beach getaway, why not experience the best of the best? The area is scattered with fine dining establishments that utilize fresh, local ingredients and showcase what the Grand Strand is truly about. Check out these fantastic fine dining restaurants and try one out during your stay:

Thoroughbreds Chophouse – If you are seeking the absolute best chops in town, look no farther than Thoroughbreds Chophouse & Grill. As the name suggests, their steaks are second to none. The prime steaks here are all aged to perfection and are hand cut by the chef himself then grilled to your perfect temperature. Selections include familiar cuts like the filet, New York strip, and ribeye in addition to signature items like the chateaubriand bouquetiere and the famous prime rib. Thoroughbreds also features several fresh seafood dishes for those who prefer something from the sea. Call (843) 497-2636 for more information.

Lombardo’s Italian Bistro - Situated right off 77th avenue, this Italian gem is a favorite among locals and visitors alike. Chef Lombardo comes from a family of chefs and his handcrafted recipes have been handed down for generations. Favorites include classics like the fettuccine carbonara, veal picatta, and linguine with clam sauce in addition to fresh, new dishes like the maple glazed salmon and eggplant rollatini. Lombardo’s also offers a chef selected wine list to accompany the classic cuisine. Call (843) 497-6699 for more information.

Aspen Grille – The Chef at this renounced local restaurant started his career at a winery in Napa Valley where he perfected the art of pairing food with wine. Guests at Aspen Grille can expect fresh, creative dishes and an extensive hand crafted wine list to match. Dishes include escargot, local shrimp risotto, warm goat cheese salad, braised short ribs, and seared sea scallops – to name a few. And, you won’t want to miss out on one of their decadent desserts, like the seasonal berry bread pudding or the white chocolate crème brulee. Call (843) 449-9191 for more information.

Croissants Bistro & Bakery – Located in the heart of Myrtle Beach off Robert Grissom Parkway, this quaint bistro serves up classic French cuisine with a distinctive low country flare (and yes – the combination is as good as it sounds). Croissants is open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, giving you plenty of opportunities to experience this one of a kind cuisine. Items include crab beignets, savory chef created crepes, smoked honey ginger duck breast, and their famous shrimp and grits. Croissants also offers a decadent brunch menu on the weekends. Call (843) 839-2432 for more information.

Library Restaurant – the Library has been an area tradition for over 40 years – and it’s not hard to figure out why! Their high quality cuisine and professional, friendly service keep guests coming back time and time again. The cuisine is simple yet classic – but don’t let that fool you. Favorites include steak tartare, oysters rockefeller, steak diane, domestic rack of lamb, and duck l’orange – among others. The dishes here are prepared and served with the upmost attention to detail, ensuring a memorable experience for all parties. Call (843) 448-9242 for more information.

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