With eight new restaurants in 2020 alone, our taste buds are tingling for some delicious Myrtle Beach dining.
Walk-On’s, a sports bar with a Louisiana twist, opened its restaurant across from Tanger Outlets on Hwy 501 in June 2020. Their menu spotlights Cajun-style cuisine with items like catfish Atchafalaya, voodoo shrimp & grits and fried alligator. Every Tuesday is Fat Tuesday at Walk-On’s with a $5 dine-in menu featuring beignets, boudin balls and 16oz Death Valleys & Bloody Marys. Walk-On’s also has daily happy hour specials with $2 off all burgers from 3-5 p.m. and drink specials from 4-7:30 p.m. They also have $20 wings & beer buckets on Saturdays and bottomless mimosas on Sundays. Walk-On’s is open daily from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Crazy Pollo Grill opened its doors on Forestbrook Rd in Myrtle Beach in April 2020. They’re serving up authentic Mexican food and their signature grilled chicken. Be sure to check out their Facebook page for weekly specials. They’re open Monday through Saturday from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. and Sunday from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Dirty Don’s opened its third location in July 2020 in North Myrtle Beach. You’ll find a variety of grub at this Key-West-style restaurant. From steaks to burgers to hot wings and more, there’s something for everyone at Dirty Don’s. We recommend trying the seafood pizza pie or lobster nachos! Happy hour specials run Monday through Friday from 4 to 6 p.m. with reduced drink prices and 50 cent shrimp, wings, mussels and clams. Dirty Don’s features two additional locations in downtown Myrtle Beach and on 21st Ave N.
Barefoot Market & Cafe is located in The Shops at Barefoot Village in North Myrtle Beach. The super convenience store is home to anything from chips and dips to aspirin and coffee. The Cafe serves up hot and fresh breakfast, lunch and dinner items like their jalapeno swiss burger, BBQ sliders and bacon egg and cheese biscuits. They also have freshly made-to-go meals like salads, wraps and pizzas. Barefoot Market & Cafe is open daily from 7 a.m. to 9 p.m.
In July 2020, World of Beer found its newest home in North Myrtle Beach. The star of the menu is the extensive craft beer list, but the dinner menu doesn’t disappoint. With selections like melty mac & cheese bites, a southern pimento cheeseburger and a sweet salted caramel cookie skillet, the entire family will be satisfied. World of Beer also features lunch and weekend brunch menus and offers happy hour specials daily from 4 to 7 p.m. World of Beer is open 7 days a week from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m.
Relax into a “hammock state of mind” at Crooked Hammock Brewery. This new North Myrtle Beach restaurant opened in July 2020 and offers a full menu featuring items like brew kettle chili, the Grand Strand burger and beer can chicken. Their Brewery produces year-round, seasonal and specialty brews and offers tours regularly. Their island bar, known as Tortuga Island, is set in a gazebo on the water behind the restaurant and boasts a 360° view of the beautiful Carolina sky. Crooked Hammock’s highlight is their inviting Backyard filled with games, hammocks and live music. Visit Crooked Hammock Brewery daily from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Stop in for happy hour Monday through Friday from 4-7 p.m. for $2 off all appetizers and $4.25 draft beers.
The Grand Strand’s second SOHO location opened on Restaurant Road in Myrtle Beach in July 2020. SOHO North serves internationally-inspired cuisine highlighting fresh seafood, delicious sushi and perfectly grilled steaks. Their cosmopolitan atmosphere is great for date nights, business dinners or special events. They’re also serving up a special brunch menu daily from open to 2 p.m. with $10.99 bottomless mimosas. SOHO North is open 7 days a week from 10 a.m. to 11 p.m.
Located just 20 miles south of Sea Crest Resort, this Pawley’s Island restaurant opened in August 2020. Local serves only the freshest ingredients with vegan, vegetarian and gluten-free menu items available. Their bar serves 19 local draft beers and features live music regularly. Local also boasts a second-floor private event space. Their restaurant serves brunch, dinner, late-night and lighter fare menu items throughout the day. They’re open six days a week from 10 a.m. to 11 p.m. (closed Tuesdays).
Located in Carolina Forest, the Sneaky Beagle is a family and dog-friendly place to kick back. Leashed dogs are welcome on their open patio, with a menu just for them. You’ll find tacos with a twist, paninis and more on their eclectic bar menu. Grab a beer with other dog-lovers, and enjoy this unique concept restaurant. Sneaky Beagle is open daily from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m.
This modern Vietnamese noodle house features every combo of phở you could want and more. Phở Claire also offers menu items like bánh mì and other noodle bowls. Be sure to grab a Bubble Tea or authentic Vietnamese coffee while you’re there. Stop in for lunch or dinner daily from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m.
There’s nothing more heavenly than an authentic Italian bakery & cafe that transports you to Europe in just one bite. At La Dolci Mania, that’s exactly what you’ll experience. Choose from items like hot drinks, deli sandwiches, fresh salads and, of course, rows of authentic Italian pastries! This is a must-try new restaurant in Myrtle Beach open Monday – Wednesday from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. and Thursday – Saturday from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Wicked Tuna has added a second location to the Grand Strand – Wicked Tuna Waterfront Dining in Myrtle Beach. Located on the 2nd Avenue Pier, Wicked Tuna boasts an ocean view and freshly caught seafood for breakfast, lunch or dinner. Wicked Tuna is open daily from 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. and offers daily specials. Don’t miss out on their happy hour from 4 to 6 p.m. daily!
If you’re looking for something off the beaten path, try Myrtle Beach’s newest restaurant, Ipanema. They’re open daily from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. and offer a delicious lunch buffet for only $9.99! Try any of their signature dishes all served with rice, beans, and fried yucca.
Duck Donuts is one of the cutest donut shops on the Grand Strand. Pick up made-to-order donuts in traditional and nontraditional flavors like maple icing with chopped bacon, s’mores or cinnamon sugar with vanilla drizzle. Duck Donuts is open from 6:30 a.m. to 9 p.m. daily and is located in Surfside Beach.
The newest addition to the popular Broadway at the Beach, Bar Louie, is not your average gastro-bar. Bar Louie is serving up craft cocktails and bar food like no other. Choose from favorites like spicy shrimp tempura, Bavarian pretzel twists, and the gastro-burger. Bar Louie is open Sunday – Thursday 11 a.m. to midnight and Friday & Saturday 11 a.m. to 2 a.m. Bar Louie features weekly live music, $8 lunch specials on weekdays, and 50% off appetizers during happy hour (Monday – Friday 4-7 p.m.).
What’s better than ice cream on a hot summer day? Ice cream infused with booze! Tipsy Scoop Ice Cream Barlour is now open at IT’SUGAR in Broadway at the Beach. Adults 21 and over can choose from seasonal and classic flavors like “hot” buttered rum, spiked mint chocolate chip, cake batter vodka martini, and more. Have fun and customize your sundae with sprinkles, candy, and so much more! They’re open daily from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.
This new Myrtle Beach restaurant has pizza that is nothing to laugh about! Their menu features “WILD fired” 10” pizzas that are worthy of sinking your teeth into. Some of our favorite pizza creations include Ms. Cheezious, sour puss, and Margherita hyena. Pizza Hyena also offers other menu options like salads and sandwiches, but seriously, it’s all about the pizza! Sit down and grab a slice any day of the week from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m.
If you’re in the mood for something south-of-the-border, check out Los Cabos! They offer endless options from the build-your-own combo to carne con nopal. Los Cabos also offers specialties, lunch combos, and desserts. They are open Monday through Friday from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. and Sunday from noon to 8 p.m.