Everyone knows that Myrtle Beach has a wide array of succulent seafood restaurants, but many visitors are unaware of the wide variety of award winning BBQ restaurants that the area offers. Seafood is great - but you just can’t beat the aroma and taste of juicy, slow roasted BBQ, especially after an exhausting day at the beach. Beach Colony Resort is close to several local BBQ gems, so you won’t have to go far to find a finger-licking meal. Enjoy our list of the area’s best BBQ restaurants and let us know what you think!
Big KT’s Barbecue Shack – North Myrtle Beach
Big KT’s BBQ has been a North Myrtle favorite for over 5 years and their home style cooking keeps guests coming back for more. Enjoy a variety of fall off the bone BBQ offerings in addition to several other southern favorites, like fried pork chops, meatloaf, St. Louis style ribs, and beef brisket. Visitors can also find other surprising favorites, like bacon wrapped tater tots and pork wings. There are plenty of sides to choose from in addition to a children’s menu. Call (843) 427-4117 for information.
Old South BBQ Company – North Myrtle Beach
The owner of this restaurant learned how to cook by watching his grandma and his authentic southern style is apparent throughout the menu. Old South is unique in that they take BBQ out of the buns and into unexpected places, like spring rolls and quesadillas, making it a great place for those seeking something different. The meats are served plain and guests choose from one of four house sauces, all different but equally delicious. Call (843) 663-1056 for more information.
Little Pigs BBQ – Myrtle Beach
Little Pigs BBQ has two convenient area locations and is a great place to bring picky groups. Though they are most known for their BBQ selections, they also offer a variety of burgers, hotdogs, and a kids menu for those who don’t care for the southern staples. BBQ selections include their famous baby back ribs, pulled pork, smoked chicken, and more. Several southern style sides and desserts are also available. Call (843) 808-0238 for more information.
Simply Southern Smokehouse BBQ – Myrtle Beach
New to the area, Simply Southern is quickly creating a buzz among locals and visitors alike. This buffet style restaurant serves an eclectic variety of down home, southern style options that are sure to impress. Enjoy traditional favorites like fried chicken, several BBQ preparations, chicken and dumplings, and even chicken bog, a South Carolina staple. Simply Southern also has a drive through window for hungry guests in a hurry. Call (843) 839-1913 for more information.
Dickey’s BBQ – Myrtle Beach
Dickey’s BBQ offers a new spin on the traditional BBQ experience. The menu offers a variety of traditional sandwiches in addition to several not so traditional items, like giant baked potatoes, old recipe Polish sausage, and creative salads. Stick around and take advantage of free soft serve after your meal. Dickey’s also has an online ordering service for those in a hurry. Call (843) 839-0209 for more information.
Prosser’s – Murrells Inlet
Located just up the road from the popular MarshWalk area, Prosser’s has been a local staple for several years and it’s not hard to see why. They are most known for their mouth watering buffet offerings which never cease to amaze guests. Enjoy southern style favorites like fried chicken, glazed ham, and tons of BBQ options, in addition to plenty of home cooked sides. Be sure to save room for their famous banana pudding! Call (843) 357-6146 for more information.
Hog Heaven – Pawleys Island
Hog Heaven is the perfect place to bring groups who just can’t decide. With an eclectic menu full of fresh local seafood and home style BBQ, this Pawleys Island favorite offers something for everyone. You can order from their extensive menu or take advantage of their fresh buffet offerings, which vary daily so you will often find something new and interesting. Guests can choose from an all you can eat buffet in addition to all you can eat shrimp and oysters. Call (843) 237-7444 for more information.