The Tastiest Restaurants on the Myrtle Beach Boardwalk

Many choose to vacation in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, to enjoy the stunning beaches and exciting nightlife or to bask in some R&R. However, many locals and tourists will agree that the food is one of the best parts of any trip!

Since you’ll undoubtedly want to try some of the great food the area offers while on vacation, we’ve compiled a list of the tastiest Myrtle Beach Boardwalk restaurants. With so many of our vacation rentals located right in the heart of Myrtle Beach, each dining establishment on this list is a relaxing and short walk from your accommodations to your next great meal. Choose to dine-in or opt for take-out to each in the comfort of your rental.

To make your breakfast, lunch, or dinner plans easier and whether you’re craving a juicy burger, fresh seafood, or a refreshing beverage, look no further than our recommendations, complete with stellar ocean views! Tacos with a side of the Atlantic, anyone?

LandShark Bar & Grill

1110 N Ocean Blvd, Myrtle Beach, SC 29577

Landshark Bar & Grill presents perfect seaside vibes alongside fabulous food. Tucked away in the Myrtle Beach Skywheel’s shadow, picture yourself enjoying lunch on Landshark’s beachfront balcony. Your front-row seat to the boardwalk boasts cool ocean air and breathtaking views of the limitless sea.

On their large outdoor patio, Landshark Bar & Grill is the ideal place to grab a bite to eat and take in the fantastic atmosphere. The relaxed setting is great for families, and their food features traditional American cooking with a modern touch, suitable for all tastes and preferences. Try the beef or shrimp street tacos, which are the restaurant’s specialty, or opt for the Baja Crab Cake Sandwich served on a decadent brioche bun.

You can’t go wrong with an endless variety of burger selections, from the Siracha Crunch Burger to the mouthwatering Swiss Burger. Wash it all down with Landshark’s “Perfect Margarita” before choosing between delectable desserts, such as Key Lime Pie or Chocolate Lava Cake.

Pier 14 Restaurant

1306 N Ocean Blvd, Myrtle Beach, SC 29577

Dining at the family-friendly Pier 14 puts you as close to the water’s edge as possible. You will love this incredible restaurant because of its unique ambiance, including wind, waves, and live music.

Additionally, the diverse cuisine has something for everyone. From the gently fried Boom Boom Shrimp drenched in buffalo sauce to the Pier 14 Po’ Boy with shrimp or oysters, there is something for even the pickiest seafood enthusiasts. Black Bean Burgers, Fire Grilled Filet Mignons, Sirloin Steaks, Cheese Ravioli, and many more non-seafood selections are equally delicious options.

Art Burger Sushi Bar

706 N Ocean Blvd, Unit A, Myrtle Beach, SC 29577

The Art Burger Sushi Bar, dubbed the “hip eatery” on the Myrtle Beach Boardwalk, is not just a place to eat, but it also doubles as an art gallery. Art fans will adore the restaurant’s artistic atmosphere that highlights Myrtle Beach’s local culture. Not only does it support regional artists you can admire while dining, but the creative ambiance also produces a singular experience everyone can enjoy.

Here, two divisive cuisines are combined with art to give the food a contemporary twist. Their eatery offers a distinctive atmosphere along with freshly produced sushi and burgers with names honoring artists like Picasso. Start with some Ahi Tuna Bites followed by the Rembrandt Burger, made from Local South Carolina beef cooked in duck fat with Manchego cheese and Dijon mustard. Or, if you don’t eat meat, the Surreal Burger is a must-try, succulent, mouthwatering burger made from plant-based ingredients.

The sushi menu is intriguing as well! Traditional sushi options like Shrimp Tempura, California, and Spider Rolls are there to enjoy, while more modern inventions like the American Gothic please your palate in delightful ways. If you’re feeling particularly adventurous, opt for the Omakase, where the sushi chef uses his artistic abilities to create a roll, especially for you. Finally, don’t forget to pick up a drink from the full nitrogen bar.

Hurricanes Daiquiri Bar & Grill

970 Boardwalk, 916 Ocean Blvd, Myrtle Beach, SC 29577

The place to go for people-watching, dining, drinking, and all-around entertainment is Hurricanes Daiquiri Beach Bar & Grill. Renowned for offering the finest happy hour specials on the Boardwalk, Hurricanes provides a welcoming environment for families and a relaxed, casual ambiance.

Along with stunning seaside views and colorful cocktails, like the Mardis Gras Mash made with Hurricanes’ signature tropical punch mixed with bourbon, you won’t leave thirsty. Or there’s always the Voodoo Juice that comes in a Souvenir 32oz bucket!

The best thing is that their menu is packed with delectable snacks and inventive combos, like their Boardwalk BLT or Crispy Fried Calamari. We suggest the biggest po’boy on the Boardwalk or the Bangin Shrimp Tacos. And you must have the deep-fried Oreos for dessert.

Dirty Don’s Oyster Bar & Grill

910 S Ocean Blvd, Myrtle Beach, SC 29577

Dirty Don’s Boardwalk is one of the tastiest Myrtle Beach Boardwalk restaurants to go to if you want to eat somewhere chic where the food is excellent, the service quick, the staff friendly, and the beer cold.

The eatery even welcomes pets with a freshwater bowl and serves children’s meals in frisbees. Most visitors gush about the menu selections, and the food is exceptional. But, of course, no trip to Dirty Don’s is complete without trying the huge, sweet, and succulent oysters; they’re served right away on a bed of ice, and the delicious meat never needs to be prodded or pulled from its shell.

Another popular option is the Seafood Nachos, which have large chunks of crabmeat and shrimp topped with cheese, tomatoes, jalapeño peppers, and sour cream. This is all served atop a mound of freshly fried tortilla chips.

From 4 p.m. to 6 p.m., Monday through Friday, Dirty Don’s Happy Hour offers crawdads, $.50 shrimp, wings, mussels, and clams, as well as numerous discounted drinks. So even though you came hungry and thirsty, you’ll leave happy!

8th Ave Tiki Bar & Grill

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708 N Ocean Blvd, Myrtle Beach, SC 29577

We wholeheartedly concur with the 8th Ave Tiki Bar & Grill’s motto, “Good Music, Good Vibes, Good Food, and Good Times!”

This beachside Boardwalk restaurant offers heart-healthy authentic Mediterranean cuisine, inventive burgers, and hand-made 10″ personal pizzas. Start your meal off with some Hot Crab Dip or their loaded Buffalo Nachos alongside your choice of more than 100 craft beers and more than 30 inventive cocktails.

Spend some time outside on the terrace sipping a refreshing beverage while enjoying the expansive ocean views before joining the upbeat atmosphere inside. The entire family will surely enjoy their meal at one of the only Myrtle Beach Boardwalk restaurants featuring tiki-themed decor.

Riptydz Oceanfront Grille & Rooftop Bar

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1210 North Ocean Blvd, Myrtle Beach, SC 29577

You should visit Riptydz if you’re searching for a contemporary, laid-back eatery with a dazzling ocean view. This casual dining establishment offers burgers, tacos, and seafood to satisfy any age range and palate in your gathering. Dishing up distinctly fresh seafood, excellent steaks, and local favorites unlike anything else on the Boardwalk, Riptydz is not only a restaurant but also a beach bar and nightclub with over 17,000 square feet and 500 seats!

From fresh garden salads featuring blackened shrimp or their house favorite Big Island Style Ribs, smoked to perfection, one can’t go wrong with Riptydz extensive menu. Situated on the renowned Myrtle Beach Boardwalk, Riptydz offers a unique seaside dining experience while introducing fresh taste and excitement. It’s hard to argue with their self-proclaimed “Best Chews, Brews, and Views!”

Peaches Corner

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900 Ocean Blvd, Myrtle Beach, SC 29577

For thousands of tourists and residents alike for almost a century, Peaches Corner has served as a landmark in Myrtle Beach. Peach Justice, the original owner, was referred to as “Momma Peach,” hence the name. Situated on the corner of Ocean Boulevard and 9th Avenue, across from the location of the former Pavillion, this historic restaurant on the Grand Strand has come to represent summer.

The superb food and friendly ambiance at Peaches have remained the same since the restaurant opened its doors in 1937. From Famous Footlong Hot Dogs to pulled pork BBQ Sandwiches, Chili Cheese Fries to Classic Southern Fried Pickles, a meal at Peaches wouldn’t be complete without ice cream or, better yet, a Root Beer Float!

Moe Moon’s

918 S Ocean Blvd, Myrtle Beach, SC 29577

This quirky restaurant with a surf theme oozes island vibes that deem it a bit of paradise along the boardwalk and the ideal place to get a meal and unwind while sipping a beverage or three. All-American cuisine with a bit of Mexican fusion is Moe Moon’s specialty. Enjoy classics like Moe’s Wings, Bang Bang Shrimp Tacos, and their savory Shrimp Po’Boy.

Aside from baby back ribs, mouthwatering hot dogs, carnitas, and a variety of other dishes, try beach favorites like Moe Moon’s Low Country Boil or their classic Fish ‘n’ Chips. In addition, big, scrumptious burgers like The Hangover and The Luau never disappoint.

Moe Moon’s also offers a fantastic happy hour with tasty drinks. So, top off your satisfying meal with thirst-quenching cocktails like The Shark Attack or The Mango Sunrise before listening to the surf on Moe’s Boardwalk-front patio.

Bandito’s Cantina

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1410 N Ocean Blvd, Suite 200, Myrtle Beach, SC 29577

Located on the second story of the THEBlvd building, Banditos Restaurant & Cantina serves the best Mexican food in the area. This seaside restaurant also has the largest selection of top-shelf tequila.

Each dish served at Bandito’s features premium ingredients like local organic veggies, all-natural meats, and non-GMO cooking oils. Smashed Guac, fresh local Surf ‘n’ Turf, short rib burritos and tacos, and Shishito Peppers all adorn an exciting menu packed with plenty of flavors!

Another well-liked attraction to this beachfront staple is the outdoor seating area overlooking the water. In addition, every Tuesday, Banditos offers $5 margaritas and tacos for half price. Be sure to garnish your favorite margarita with their homemade cilantro lime salt!

Sharkey’s Oceanfront Restaurant

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600 N Ocean Blvd, Myrtle Beach, SC 29577

Look no further than Sharkey’s if you’re searching for a party atmosphere with good food and a lively attitude! You’ll know you’ve arrived at Sharkey’s Oceanfront Restaurant when you see the huge elevated patio. Thanks to the live music and happy hour, you’re sure to unwind and have a great time.

At Sharkey’s, the cuisine is a palate-pleasing addition to the breathtaking views of the ocean or boardwalk from every seat in the house. Sharkey’s Famous Grouper Fish Tacos, Lobster Rolls, Seafood Platter, and Philly Cheese Steak are just a few of the options available on a full menu. In addition, beer, wine, and cocktails like Sharkey’s Frozen Margarita are a great accompaniment to those Fried Pickles you know you’ve been craving!

NY Pizza Kitchen

914 N Ocean Blvd, Myrtle Beach, SC 29577

NY Pizza Kitchen is the place to go if you want a convenient, speedy meal that is also tasty! Authentic New York-style pizza is served hot and hand-tossed from the brick oven, along with Garlic Knots or Mozzarella Sticks as a side.

Additionally, they provide hot and cold subs, burgers, fresh salads, and other Italian specialties on their no-nonsense menu. And you can’t forget the NY-style cheesecake. Be sure to check out their specials for online orders, as well!

Eat to Your Heart’s Content at these Myrtle Beach Boardwalk Restaurants

At over a mile long, the Myrtle Beach Boardwalk and Promenade is the place to go for nightly entertainment, games, shops, bars, and, of course, restaurants. With so many delicious places to choose from, your only challenge will be squeezing in as many restaurants from this list as possible on your vacation to Myrtle Beach!