One of the best reasons to visit Myrtle Beach is for some of the best seafood on the Eastern Shore. Pair that with a gorgeous view and you can’t go wrong. The beauty of Myrtle Beach restaurants on the water is that you can enjoy them all year round, even in the winter months! We’ve put together a few of our faves down the Grand Strand to make it easy to choose when you come to vacation in Myrtle Beach.
North Myrtle Beach Restaurants on the Water
About Thyme Oceanfront Cafe
A cute and quaint oceanfront restaurant where you can enjoy breakfast all day long. Try one of their fun sparkling mimosas (Deja Blueberry) or one of their zesty bloody Mary’s!
1910 North Ocean Boulevard | (843) 427-7338 | Open Monday – Sunday 8 AM – 8 PM
Harold’s On The Ocean
This casual beachfront restaurant has some of the best classic lunch and dinner fare. The Shrimp Poppers and Hush Puppies Basket are great starters for the table. For your main course, try the Carolina Fish Tacos or a Shrimp Po Boy.
100 Main Street (Ocean Drive) | (843) 249-1047 | Open Monday – Sunday 11 AM
Buoys On The Boulevard
Buoys’ is not your average Myrtle Beach restaurant with their eclectic, yet delicious menu! You can order one of their Sushi Teasers to start, like the I Roll or Tuna Tataki. For your main course, they have steamers, Nauti Nachos, and all kinds of burgers and beach platters. Be sure to save room for the Fried Twinkies served with homemade Banana Foster (are you drooling yet?).
93 South Ocean Boulevard | (843) 663-0330 | Open Sunday – Wednesday 11 AM – 9 PM and Thursday – Saturday 11 AM – 10 PM
Central Myrtle Beach Restaurants on the Water
This chillax spot has not only a great view but also a menu filled with unique offerings. Their menu features fare like Moe’s “Down & Dirty” Nachos, Pina Colada Shrimp, The Bac N’ Chz burger, and Moe’s Seafood Platter. Don’t forget to try one of their signature Moe’s Fishbowls, a variety of fun cocktails served in a fishbowl to share.
918 Ocean Boulevard | (843) 448-4926 | Sunday – Wednesday 11 AM – 6 PM and Thursday – Saturday 11 AM – 8 PM
Sea Captain’s House
Sea Captain’s offers breakfast, lunch, and dinner with an amazing view of the Atlantic Ocean. If you’re craving seafood, this is the place to try! They offer unique breakfast fare like the Crab Cakes Benedict and the Seafarer’s Omelet. For lunch try the She Crab Soup or one of the many seafood sandwiches or clubs offered. Dinner fare ranges from Shrimp and Grits to fresh Carolina Catch of the Day. You can’t go wrong with a meal here at any time of day!
3002 North Ocean Boulevard | (843) 448-8082 | Open daily 7 AM – 9:30 PM
One of Myrtle Beach’s newest oceanfront restaurants offers Tex Mex with a hipster vibe. Here you can find everything from tacos and burritos to Bandito bowls. Pair any of these options with one of their many fresh margaritas like the Boardwalk, the Bandito, or Nectar del Diablo.
1410 North Ocean Boulevard | (843) 712-2992 | Open daily 11 AM – 2 AM
South End Restaurants on the Water
This is restaurant has one of the most beautiful views of the inlet in Myrtle Beach. They are also one of the best upscale restaurants in the area. Open for dinner daily and Sunday brunch, Gulfstream Cafe menu features a wide range of delectable seafood like Firecracker Prawns, Salmon Portobello, N’awlins Shrimp & Grits, and more!
1536 South Waccamaw Drive | (843) 651-8808 | Monday – Saturday 4 PM – 10 PM and Sunday 10 AM – 10 PM
This Murrells Inlet MarshWalk Restaurant is decked out in pictures of family pooches, with great food, and an even better view. When you sit down you will be greeted with sweet hush puppies and a honey butter dip that you won’t be able to put down. The menu is filled with twists on favorites like Blue Crab Nachos, Shrimp & Grit Balls, Fido’s Fish Sandwich, and Mardi Gras Jambalaya.
4079 Highway 17 Business | (843) 651-0664 | Open daily 8 AM – 12 AM