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Myrtle Beach’s Best Local Restaurants

An interesting fact about Myrtle Beach that many guests are unaware of is that the Grand Strand is a true melting pot of some of the East Coast’s most coveted cuisine. The local restaurants here vary greatly on cuisine and price but all have one thing in common – great quality. Chain restaurants are a dime a dozen but the local restaurant scene in Myrtle Beach keeps guests coming back time and time again. Check out some of the area’s best local restaurants and be sure to try a few out during your next venture to Myrtle Beach:


Croissants Bistro & Bakery

This local favorite has a unique way of integrating a distinctive low country flare into classic favorites. Open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, it is not hard to see why guests flock back time and time again. Enjoy favorites like Crab Beignets, Boudin Balls, or the Low Country She Crab Soup to start with and then indulge in the Chef’s famous Crepes Du Jour, Peach BBQ Glazed Pork Tenderloin, or the signature Shrimp and Grits for dinner. Call (843) 448-2253 for more information.


Midtown Bistro

Located just up the road in North Myrtle Beach, Midtown Bistro offers a fresh eclectic menu, friendly service, and agreeable prices. Enjoy a variety of hand pressed burgers, wood fired pizzas, and creative sandwiches. For a more decadent mean, indulge in one of Midtown’s signature pasta, seafood, or steak options. This area favorite is perfect for the group who just can’t decide as they offer a little bit of everything to satisfy even the pickiest palette. Call (843) 427-4720 for more information.


Thoroughbreds Chop House and Seafood Grille

Known for their signature Belmont Steaks, Thoroughbreds Chophouse is the place to go for the area’s best steaks. Each steak is aged to perfection and then hand cut in house to ensure the highest quality. Enjoy selections like the Filet Mignon, New York Strip, Ribeye, Prime Rib, and their signature Chateaubriand Bouqetiere. Thoroughbreds also offers an extensive wine list so you are sure to find the perfect accompaniment to your meal. Call (843) 497-2636 for more information.


Pier House Restaurant

Pier House Restaurant enjoys a scenic location and offers guests two unique dining experiences, making it perfect for any occasion. Located at second avenue pier, this local gem is hard to miss. If you are coming in from a long day of attraction hopping or even from a day at the beach, try the Open Air Bar, which offers a casual atmosphere, endless Atlantic vistas, and a menu full of beach inspired favorites. The main restaurant, located indoors, features local seafood as the main focus in addition to steaks, salads, and other lighter options. Call (843) 445-7437 for more information.


Castano’s Italian Steakhouse

Castano’s Italian Steakhouse will take you back to the Old Country with their classic Italian cuisine. Start your meal with one of their hearty appetizers, like the house Bruschetta or Oysters Rockefeller. Then, indulge in one of their savory entrees which range from decadent pastas to hand cut steaks and seafood, all prepared with a classic Italian flare. Be sure to save room for one of their famous desserts! Call (843) 361-2000 for more information.

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