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Fresh Seafood Dinner.DINING OUT AT THE BEACH has never been better. Although our North Myrtle Beach vacation rental homes and condominiums each have a fully equipped kitchen, sampling the cuisine at local restaurants is always a special part of any great vacation. From Calabash on the north end to Pawley's Island on the south side, Myrtle Beach's Grand Strand has an abundance of outstanding restaurants and cafes where you can enjoy breakfast, lunch, dinner and desserts. Here are just a few of our favorites.

In addition to the North Myrtle Beach favorites below, you'll find an abundance of other excellent restaurants in Murrells Inlet, Myrtle Beach and Calabash.

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WAHLBURGERS - Try Chef Paul's famliy favorites... Mom's Sloppy Joes and Mac 'n Cheese with smoked bacon. Boston-styled burgers and sandwches, salads and more. The Smahlburgs in your family will love the kids' menu, too. Located at 1320 Celebrity Circle in Broadway at the Beach. (843) 213-1254

PAULA DEEN'S FAMILY KITCHEN - For breakfast, lunch and dinner with meals served family-style. Enjoy Deen familiy specialties such as Grandma's Fried Green Tomatoes, Bobby's Pimento Cheese, Georgia Fried Catfish, and Banana Pudding. Visit their store for official Paul Deen cookware, cookbooks, gifts and more. Located at 1202 Celebrity Circle in Broadway at the Beach. (843) 945-1072

DAVE & BUSTER'S - The best place to Eat, Drink, Play and Watch Sports... all under one roof! Try the Caesar Wraps, Pizzadillas, smoked wings, grilled steaks, shrimp, ribs and more. 1322 Celebrity Circle in Broadway at the Beach. (843) 945-3500


Brisket BBQ in North Myrtle BeachBRISKET - Authentic Texas BBQ in South Carolina serving brisket, pulled pork, chicken, ribs, salmon, fried green tomatoes and more. 1800s western-styled bar, chalk board specials. 1501 Highway 17 South in North Myrtle Beach. (843) 273-4423

BAR-B-QUE HOUSE - Hickory smoked ribs, pork, chicken, wings with a mix of sauces... Eastern NC vinegar-based, Lexington red sauce, SC mustard-based sauce and more. 1561 Highway 17 North in North Myrtle Beach. (843) 249-6901

OLD SOUTH BAR-B-Q - Traditional southern recipes... slow cooked, hickory smoked BBQ pork, ribs & chicken, burgers, hot dogs and wings. 1020 Sea Mountain Highway in Cherry Grove. (843) 663-1056

SMOKIN' HOT GRILL & BBQ - South Carolina BBQ with our own signature dry rub and slow-smoked for tenderness and flavor... pulled pork, chicken, ribs and more. Located on the waterfront at Barefoot Landing. (843) 427-7183
Sticky Fingers BBQ
STICKY FINGERS SMOKEHOUSE - Authentic Memphis-style hickory smoked BBQ ribs, wings, and pork. 4200 Highway 17 South in North Myrtle Beach. (843) 663-7675

Breakfast and Pancakes

DINO's HOUSE of PANCAKES - Tasty country ham, gourmet waffles, omelets and more with fast, courteous service. 2120 Highway 17 South in North Myrtle Beach.
(843) 272-5411
The Shack in Cherry Grove
THE SHACK in CHERRY GROVE - Where locals gather for real Carolina home cookin' - country style daily lunch specials, too. 1128 Sea Mountain Highway in North Myrtle Beach. (843) 249-3224

GOLDEN GRIDDLE PANCAKE HOUSE - Serving classic southern breakfast in a casual setting. Popular with both locals and visitors. 508 Main Street in North Myrtle Beach. (843) 249-2227

HOT STACKS PANCAKE HOUSE - With a breakfast and lunch cuisine with an emphasis on quality & service. Features omelettes, specialty pancakes, crepes, sandwiches and salads. 87 Highway 17 in North Myrtle Beach. (843) 249-7710

IHOP RESTAURANT - Always fresh and made from scratch... world famous pancakes, omelettes, waffles and more. Always a family favorite! 700 Highway 17 in North Myrtle Beach. (843) 249-9742

Buffets and Cafeterias

K&W CAFETERIA - Choose from a variety of salads, entrees, veggies and desserts. Open everyday serving lunch and dinner. 1621 Highway 17 North in North Myrtle Beach.
(843) 280-8444
Hoskins Restaurant in Ocean Drive
HOSKINS RESTAURANT - A locals' favorite for more than half a century. Get there early or stand in line for their popular homecooked lunch specials. Located on Main Street in North Myrtle Beach right across from the Thomas Beach Vacations O.D. office. (843) 249-2014

RYAN'S - Serving lunch and dinner with steaks and a mega-bar buffet for family style dining. 3607 Highway 17 South in the Windy Hill section of North Myrtle Beach.
(843) 272-1051

Entertainment & Themed Restaurants

Dicks Last ResortDICK'S LAST RESORT - Wacky-tacky decor and sassy service with bountiful buckets of tasty food. If the music's too loud, you must be too old! Located at Barefoot Landing in the Windy Hill section of North Myrtle Beach. (843) 272-7794

HARD ROCK CAFE - Join us for bracing beverages, kickin' food, timeless music, and a large dose of rock & roll memorabilia. Look for the giant red guitar at their new location inside Celebrity Square in Myrtle Beach's Broadway at the Beach, (843) 946-0007. Special coupon available for Thomas Vacation Club members.

HOOTERS - Delightfully tacky, yet unrefined with super sandwiches, hot wings, steamed shrimp and very special service. 10133 North Kings Highway south of North Myrtle Beach. (843) 272-3739

HOUSE of BLUES - Cajun cookin', jambalaya and other southern delta specialties. Our ravin' favorites are their Shrimp & Grits, Lobster Mac & Cheese, and cornbread with maple butter. The memorable Sunday Gospel Brunch will leave you stuffed and clapping! (843) 272-3000

- is located somewhere between the Port of Indecision and Southwest of Disorder at 1114 Celebrity Circle in Broadway at the Beach. Indulge with a Cheeseburger in Paradise, Caribbean Jerk Chicken, Jimmy's Jammin' Jambalaya and more. Gift shop with cool apparel and souvenirs, too.
(843) 448-5455

Family Restaurants

BILLY the KID'S - Seafood, oyster roasts, steaks and more. 3456 Sea Mountain Highway. (843) 399-3425

FRIENDLY'S - Family food and fun, breakfast, burgers, SuperMelts and delicious ice cream treats. 210 Highway 17 North in North Myrtle Beach. (843) 249-6685

Hamburger Joes in Windy HillHAMBURGER JOE'S - Possibly the BEST burger on the beach, grilled chicken, chili dogs and a friendly relaxed atmosphere. 810 Conway Street in Windy Hill.
(843) 272-6834

THE KITCHEN TABLE - Family style dining with excellent food and fantastic desserts. 4601 Highway 17 South in Windy Hill. (843) 272-4880

T.G.I. FRIDAYS - Sliders, seafood, Jack Daniels Grill, platters, kids menu and more. 500 Highway 17 North in North Myrtle Beach. (843) 663-3333

Fine Dining... from little river to pawleys island

Brentwood Fine Dining in Little RiverBRENTWOOD RESTAURANT & WINE BISTRO - Serving Low Country French Cuisine topped with southern hospitality. Exquisitely prepared meals in a century-old Victorian home. Reservations recommended.
4269 Luck Avenue in Little River. (843) 249-2601

FRANK'S RESTAURANT & BAR - Elegant low-country dining, beef, fish, seafood, pasta, and a fantastic wine selection. Featured in Gourmet, Bon Appetite, and Southern Living magazines. Reservations recommended. Highway 17 in Pawley's Island.
(843) 237-3030

FRANK'S OUTBACK - This white tablecloth, candlelit restaurant seats 45 inside and another 100 outside in a garden setting under a canopy of tree. Serving the freshest and finest cuisines from the Low Country to the Pacific Rim. Reservations recommended. Located directly behind Frank's Restaurant in Pawley's Island. (843) 237-3030

- The upper crust of down under dining... Australian cuisine amidst original aborigine artwork. Excellent fish, poultry, beef, and seafood. Reservations recommended. Located on the waterfront at Barefoot Landing in Windy Hill. (843) 361-0000

THE LIBRARY - Serving European and Continental cuisine at the only 3 Star, 3 Diamond rated restaurant on the Grand Strand. An impressive menu... rom Salmon on the Reef to Duck L'Orange. Reservations recommended. 1212 North Kings Highway in Myrtle Beach. (843) 448-4527

THE PARSON'S TABLE - Award winning dining in a historic setting, the recipient of the Diner's Club Silver Spoon. Serving Chef's specialties, beef, fresh fish and seafood, and an exellent selection of wines. Reservations recommended. Highway 17 in Little River.
(843) 249-3702

THOROUGHBREDS - Triple crown dining in an elegant atmosphere, serving the finest Angus beef, veal, duck, fish and seafood. Reservations recommended. 9706 North Kings Highway in Myrtle Beach, (843) 497-2636. Special coupon available for Thomas Vacation Club members.

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APPLEBEE'S - Eating good in the neighborhood... appetizers, steaks, salads, seafood, burgers and more. 1571 North Highway 17 in North Myrtle Beach. (843) 280-3550

THE GRILL HOUSE - Great steaks, seafood, burgers and ribs grilled to perfection. 228 2nd Avenue North in the Lowe's Shopping Center in North Myrtle Beach.
(843) 249-3033

Joes  Bar and Grill in Windy HillJOE'S BAR & GRILL - This rustic restaurant is nestled among twisted oaks on the salt marsh. Enjoy superb dining in a casual atmosphere. Prime rib, filet, lamb chops, veal, shrimp & seafood. Reservations recommended. Located across from Barefoot Landing at 810 Conway Avenue. (843) 272-4666

FILET'S on the WATER - Delicious steaks, seafood and sushi. Casual dining with a fine view of the marina and Intracoastal Waterway. The outdoor Tiki Bar and Deck is the place to be on summer evenings. 2121 Sea Mountain Highway at Harbourgate Marina in Cherry Grove. (843) 280-5200

MARTINI'S - Classic food, spirits and entertainment nightly. Elegant atmosphere and superb cuisine from crab crusted grouper to lobster crepes with a bit of live jazz and blues on the side. Reservations recommended. 98 Highway 17 South in the Ocean Drive section of North Myrtle Beach. (843) 249-1134

Ice Cream, Sweets and Treats

ice cream treats at the beachBASKIN-ROBBINS - 48 distinctive flavors... but who's counting? Ice cream cones and cakes, sundaes, smoothies, shakes and more. 3300 Highway 17 South in Windy Hill.
(843) 272-2010

BEN and JERRY'S - Over 50 flavors of ice cream, frozen yogurt and sorbets. "Your belly will thank you and send you love letters." Multiple locations - Tanger Outlets and Broadway at the Beach. (843) 444-1074

THE FUDGERY - World famous fudge by the slab. Watch the confectioners make it, slice it and dish it up... all while singing, whistling and having fun! Locations at Barefoot Landing, Tanger Outlets, and Broadway at the Beach. (843) 361-1228

PAINTER'S HOMEMADE ORIGINAL - Voted "Best on the Beach" year after year with homemade ice cream, cones, sundaes, shakes, quarts and exceptionally good ice cream sandwiches. Stop by and start a family tradition today! 2408 Highway 17 South in North Myrtle Beach. (843) 272-6934

RIVER STREET SWEETS - With a wide array of hard candies, salt water taffy, and handmade Southern confections... including their world-famour pralines. Located at North Myrtle Beach's Barefoot Landing in Windy Hill. (843) 361-9545


China Dragon Asian CuisineCHINA DRAGON - New York style Chinese restaurant, Eat In or Take Out with free delivery. 2909 Highway 17 South in North Myrtle Beach. (843) 272-1788

E NOODLES & CO. - A fine Asian bistro with a casual atmosphere. Serving a variety of authentic Asian dishes - Japanese, Chinese, Vietnamese and Thai. 110 Highway 17 South in North Myrtle Beach. (843) 663-1628

FUGU - Sushi/Sashimi, teriyaki, tempura, maki/temaki, miso soups, salads, noodles and much more. Express dine in, order online, pick up. 3300 Highway 17 South in North Myrtle Beach. (843) 663-3888

KING KONG SUSHI - with traditional Japanese sushi, hibachi menu, maki, sashimi and more in a pleasant, fun atmosphere. Located on Broadway at the Beach's Celebrity Circle. (843) 626-2444

THAI SEASON - Dine In / Take Out. Many tasty dishes including spicy ginger crispy chicken, basil duck, steaamed grouper with ginger and scallions, and shrimp-pineapple fried rice. 1004 Highway 17 South in North Myrtle Beach. (843) 663-9300

Italian and pizza

Benitos pizza and pastaBENITO'S BRICK OVEN - Market fresh Italian toppings on wood-fired brick oven baked pizza, calzones, strombolis and pasta dishes in a casual family friendly atmosphere. Full service bar. 1538 Highway 17 South in North Myrtle Beach. (843) 272-1414

BENNY RAPPA'S TRATTORIA - An intimate homestyle restaurant featuring tender beef, veal and chicken entrees, salads, fresh fish and pasta. A locals's favorite. 1453 Highway 17 South in North Myrtle Beach. (843) 361-1056

BISTRO 90 - An exceptional dining experience... from true Italian cuisine to Southern comfort fare featuring original veal, poultry, lamb and seafood dishes. Sophisticated decor and menu, serving lunch and dinnner. 7209 Highway 90 in the Longs community just west of North Myrtle Beach. (843) 390-5151

CARRABBA'S ITALIAN GRILL - Casual dining in a warm, festive atmosphere with fresh, handmade Italian dishes, breads and desserts. 1015 Highway 17 North in North Myrtle Beach. (843) 281-9222

GENO'S NEW YORK PIZZA - Bob & Deb say Geno's serves up "Superb Pies"! (and they're both transplanted Yanks) 532 Highway 17 North in the Ocean Drive section of North Myrtle Beach. (843) 280-7799

GEORGIO'S FAMOUS PIZZA - Family owned and operated since 1975 with homemade dough and sauces. Spaghetti, lasagna, manicotti, subs and more. Eat In or Take Out. A block from the beach at 211 Main Street in the Ocean Drive section. (843) 249-3135

KING'S FAMOUS PIZZA - Killer pizza pies, subs and pasta dishes. Eat in or call for take-out. A family favorite for over 30 years. 3511 Highway 17 South in the Windy Hill section of North Myrtle Beach. (843) 272-8414

OLIVE GARDEN - A popular spot for delicious pasta and Italian dishes, salads and breads. Open for lunch and dinnner. 4701 Highway 17 South in North Myrtle Beach.
(843) 626-8856

PAPA JOHN'S PIZZA - Great pizzas with fresh toppings... delivery or take out. 104 Highway 17 South in North Myrtle Beach. (843) 280-3222

UMBERTO'S - a Pittsburgh-Italian Trattoria at Barefoot Landing serving exquisite entrees and appetizers - veal, poultry, steak & chops, shrimp & fish, pastas, calamari, desserts and more. Dinner reservations recommended. (843) 272-1176

VILLA TUSCANNA - Authentic homemade Italian food prepared by a true Italian chef. Full service bar and excellent wine selections. Highway 17 North in the Ocean Drive section of North Myrtle Beach. (843) 280-2288


FLYNN'S IRISH TAVERN - Hearty Irish cuisine from soups & soda breads to traditional corned beef & cabbage with the sounds of Ireland in the background. Enjoy a chilled pint or two after a day on the beach or golf links. 421 Main Street in the Ocean Drive section of North Myrtle Beach. (843) 249-6533

MOLLY DARCY'S - Traditional Irish Pub & Grill where you can enjoy Irish fare and local favorites inside or outside on the oceanfront deck. Game room with pool, darts, video games, HDTVs for sports. 1701 South Ocean Blvd. in North Myrtle Beach.
(843) 272-5555

Mediterranean & greek

COLLECTORS CAFE - Combining world class Mediterranean cuisine with a European coffee house. Exquisite ambiance and over 100 paintings, sculptures and artwork on display and for purchase. Entrees include scalllop cakes, rack of lamb, fresh fish and more. Lounge with soft jazz. 7726 North King's Highway in Myrtle Beach.
(843) 449-9370

- of Calabash, with a menu influenced by countries bordering the Mediterranean Sea, you'll enjoy delicious dishes from Green Kabobs to local shrimp and seafood platters. Excellent food and drinks in a fun, relaxed setting. Located at 9991 Beach Drive SW in Calabash, N.C. (910) 575-6565


ABUELO'S - Authentic, old family recipes made from the heart and crafted with pride... from sauteed Chicken Zucchini and fajitas to frosty Margaritas. Located at Coastal Grand Mall in Myrtle Beach. (843) 448-5533

FIESTA del BURRO LOCO - Enjoy oversized portions of authentic Mexican dishes and more at this festively decorated locals' favorite. 960 Jason Boulevard in Myrtle Beach. (843) 626-1756

MARGARITAS - Traditional Mexican and specialty dishes: fajitas, nachos, burritos, chimichangas, quesadillas - chicken, beef, pork, shrimp & crab, vegetarian... and a variety of Margaritas, too! 9906 North Kings Highway in Myrtle Beach. (843) 497-5960

NACHO HIPPO - The hippest cantina in the land with giant nachos, tasty tacos, jumbo burritos, and juicy quesadillas prepared to perfection. Plus, classic chicken dishes, burgers and wings. Located at 850 North Beach Boulevard in Windy Hill (North Myrtle Beach). (843) 663-9393

SENOR FROGS - It's a cool place full of colors, light, sounds and FUN. You'll find excellent Mexican fare presented with humor in an outrageous & casual atmosphere. Located in Myrtle Beach's Broadway at the Beach, (843) 444-5506. Special coupon available for Thomas Vacation Club members.


BENNETTS CALABASH SEAFOOD - Featuring shrimp & seafood - broiled or fried Calabash-style, steamed shellfish, T-Bones, Prime Rib and more. 100+ item buffet, too. Cocktails, beer and wine available. 1010 Highway 17 South in the Ocean Drive section of North Myrtle Beach. (843) 361-9743

BONEFISH GRILL - Fresh seafood straight from the ocean to your tabl... flown in, inspected and hand-cut daily, then cooked to perfection over a wood-fired grill. Filet mignon and pork tenderloins, too. 103 Highway 17 South in the Ocean Drive section. (843) 280-6638

Captain Jacks Seafood Buffet in North Myrtle BeachCAPTAIN JACK'S SEAFOOD BUFFET - It's a memorable dining experience offering more than 140 homemade seafood delights. Whether baked or fried, broiled, steamed or raw... the choices are all delicious. From she-crab soup and hearty clam chowder to shrimp creole and crab cakes; char-grilled ribeyes to steamed oysters and broiled lobster - kid's menu, too. 1400 Highway 17 S. in North Myrtle Beach. (843) 427-4972

CHESAPEAKE HOUSE - A wonderful selection of fresh local seafood and USDA beef, Uncle Bill's famous fish stew, homemade cinammon rolls and more... all in a casual setting with a waterfront view. 9918 North King's Highway between Myrtle and North Myrtle Beach. (843) 449-3231

Duffy Street SeafoodDUFFY STREET SEAFOOD SHACK - Fresh fried seafood and shrimp in a casual, laid-back setting. Raw bar, steamed shrimp and shellfish, specialities including blackened mahi-mahi, shrimp & grits, and more. Two North Myrtle Beach locations - 319 Sea Mountain Highway in Cherry Grove and 202 Main Street in Ocean Drive.
(843) 249-7902 and 281-9840.

FLYING FISH PUBLIC MARKET & GRILL - Features an eclectic mix of local fresh seafood, lowcountry recipes, and a raw bar with a variety of steamed shellfish and sushi. Located in Barefoot Landing. (843) 663-3474

JOE'S CRAB SHACK - Pound away on fresh, steamed crabs outside on the patio or inside the shack. Enjoy excellent seafood, cold beverages, and good music in a gulf coast fish camp setting. Located at Barefoot Landing in Windy Hill. (843) 272-5900

ROCKEFELLERS RAW BAR - Oysters, Mussels, Scallops, Crab Legs, Tuna, Lobster and much more. Enjoy steam kettle dishes and lively conversation in a casual, fun setting. 3613 Highway 17 South in the Windy Hill section. (843) 361-9677

SEABLUE - Drink...Dine...Discover. An elegant tapas restaurant with a varied menu to rival European cafes. Fresh fish and seafood, lamb, beef and pork - with Low Country, Mediterranean and Asian influences. 501 Highway 17 across from Gator Hole Plaza in North Myrtle Beach. (843) 249-8800

Steak and Ribs

LOGAN'S ROADHOUSE - Americana atmosphere... down home service with mesquite wood-fired grilled steaks, made-from-scratch yeast rolls, homemade sides, ice cold beer and special Roadhouse Tea. 4511 Highway 17 South in Windy Hill. (843) 272-3435

LONGHORN STEAKHOUSE - Try their Outlaw Ribeye, Longhorn Salmon, Parmesan Crusted Chicken and more. Excellent starters, lunch combos. sandwiches and salads, too! 4723 Highway 17 South in Windy across from Barefoot Landing. (843) 272-0013

- Have it your way... fill a bowl with meats, seafood and veggies from the Mongolian bar; pick your preferred sauce ingredients you'd like it cooked in; and watch the chefs cook your custom meal on the large round grill. Sushi bar, steak & ribs bar, salads, desserts and more. Located at Barefoot Commons, 4036 Highway 17 South in Windy Hill. (843) 663-3808

OUTBACK STEAKHOUSE - Tender grain-fed beef, grilled chicken and seafood, salads, soups, sides and Bloomin' Onions... all served Aussie style! 1721 Highway 17 North in North Myrtle Beach. (843) 280-4855

RYAN'S STEAKHOUSE - Enjoy breakfast favorites, lunch specials and famly dinners. Favorites include homemade sides, hand-breaded fried chicken and fish, mac & cheese, desserts and yeast rolls. 3607 Highway 17 South in Windy Hill. (843) 272-1051

STICKY FINGERS SMOKEHOUSE - Authentic Memphis-style hickory smoked BBQ ribs, wings, and pork. 4200 Highway 17 South in North Myrtle Beach. (843) 663-7675

TBonz gill and grillTBONZ GILL & GRILL - Juicy Angus beef steaks grilled to perfection, fresh local seafood and low-country specialites all in a family-friendly casual setting. Award-winning Homegrown Ales on tap. Located in North Myrtle Beach's Barefoot Landing.
(843) 272-7111

Sports Cafes

OSCAR'S FOOD and SPIRITS - Excellent burgers, wings, salads, melt, home fries, and specialty sandwiches. Locals' favorites include Oscar's Club and Fried Grouper sandwiches. 90+ TVs... all sports games... all the time. 4101 Highway 17 South in Windy Hill. (843) 272-0707

710 Bowling and more710 NORTH MYRTLE BEACH - Burgers, Bocce, Beer and Bowling... with a novel ake on modern southern comfort food and traditional favorites. Signature cocktails, craft beers and a full wine list. Standard and boutique bowling lanes, pool tables, table tennis, foosball, darts, board games and more. Located in the Crescent section of North Myrtle Beach at 1105 Highway 17 South. (843) 663-2695

Wild Wing Cafe at Barefoot LandingOVERTIME SPORTS CAFE - Tasty appetizers, delicious sandwiches, and ice cold beverages. Plenty of fun, too, with big-screen TVs, trivia, game room and more. 1409 Highway 17 South in North Myrtle Beach's Crescent section.
(843) 361-1514

WILD WING CAFE - Buffalo wings in 33 made-from-scratch flavors, char-grilled chicken sandwiches, hand-pattied burgers, home fries and onion rings, ice cold beer, and lots of TVs... all the essentials for a good time! The little ones will love the Wild Child menu. Located in Barefoot Landing. (843) 361-9464


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