Myrtle Beach is known for more than its 60-mile stretch of beaches and exciting things to do. Did you know that it’s also known for amazing seaside cuisine? Whether you vacation in the summer or during colder months, Myrtle Beach dining offers scenic views, epic BBQ, and amazing Southern fare. As a vacation veteran or a first-time visitor, our list of the best new restaurants in Myrtle Beach is sure to make your mouth water.
Enjoy authentic Latin American and Caribbean cuisine right here in Myrtle Beach at Bachata Caribbean Bar & Grill. There is something for everyone at this traditional restaurant, offering everything from mofongo and yucca balls to tamales and maduros.
Blue Drum is a unique restaurant on the Intracoastal Waterway, serving up fresh local seafood dishes and some of the best waterfront views you can find along the Grand Strand. With a menu promising a culinary adventure, from an impressive raw bar to fried green tomatoes and signature soups.
Now located in a brand new location to accommodate their giant milkshakes and growing business, The Crazy Mason Milkshake Bar is a locally-owned and operated small business that originated in Myrtle Beach. This colorful spot serves larger-than-life milkshakes decked out with toppings, sundaes, and other delectable desserts.
Hippie Hen House uses the Grand Strand area to their advantage, boasting local seafood, produce, and meat when possible. Locally-sourced from Conway farms and local fishermen, this fun restaurant takes as much care with their unparalleled vegan and vegetarian options as they do with their smoked brisket and other mains.
Coming soon to Myrtle Beach, the famous all-wood smoked BBQ restaurant Swig & Swine is sure to make waves in the Myrtle Beach foodie community. Proudly horrifying vegetarians since 2013 with multiple locations, originating in Charleston, this BBQ spot takes their meat seriously and is dedicated to smoking it low and slow to lock in as much of that delicious smoky flavor as possible.
The Peach Cobbler Factory is a fun dessert shop in Myrtle Beach, serving multiple types of signature desserts. Choose from 12 different kinds of cobbler, 12 types of banana pudding shakes, 6 types of cinnamon rolls, creamy cold brew coffee, and peach sweet tea. Have your cobbler with ice cream, indulge in a churro with one of Peach Cobbler’s many dipping sauces, pile up a Belgian waffle, and wash it all down with Made-In-House Sweet Peachy Tea.
Since their opening in late 2022, Hop N’Wich has quickly become a local favorite and a must-visit for vacationers in Myrtle Beach. Located in picturesque downtown Conway, this full service restaurant serves huge portions of classic Southern fare like hushpuppies, handheld sandwiches, crisp salads, and craft beer. Their cocktail list is made to impress, with funky liquors and interesting seasonal ingredients to keep things fresh.
As the name suggests, Mimosas Southern Kitchen & Bar specializes in mouthwatering mimosas – but their offerings don’t stop at beverages. This new Myrtle Beach restaurant has an impressive menu spanning breakfast and lunch, featuring reimagined brunch staples: french toast becomes crème brûlée french toast with berry compote, crème anglaise, chantilly cream, and fresh berries, and even classic waffles get a Mimosas spin with orange crème anglaise.