Five Fabulous Foodie Hot Spots in Myrtle Beach

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The Chemist – Craft Cocktails and Modern Cuisine presents an interesting and sophisticated take on dining. The restaurant’s innovative gourmet menu crafted by Executive Chef Sean C. Thomas features unusual “scientific” flavors to entertain your taste buds. Try the Diver Scallops, served with wakame salad and yuzu foam, and already a local favorite! Pair your meal with a designer cocktail served in glass beakers, and finish your meal off with a sweet dessert that will leave your foodie soul sated with pleasure.

ART Burger-Sushi-Bar combines an artistic ambience with an artful twist to standard menu items. The restaurant offers an extensive sushi bar that features sashimi, maki, temaki and specialty rolls. The menu also includes a large selection of gourmet burgers presented with a flair that turns a burger into a work of art. To top off the phenomenal dining experience, ART features a liquid nitrogen bar and a full menu of delicious frozen drinks. Gluten-free burgers and vegetarian items are also available, so every foodie can be accommodated.

The Grumpy Monk is a delight for craft beer enthusiasts. The bar features 48 craft beers on tap and 30 bottled beers, and the selection is rotated daily — so there is always something new and interesting to try. The menu provides a variety of tempting appetizers, sandwiches, salads and entrées, including fresh seafood and a sushi bar. Stop by for the daily happy hour or the Wednesday Pint Night charity event, and see what the buzz is about!

Crave Italian Oven & Bar is a gourmet Italian eatery that exemplifies what real Italian food should be. The menu offers a huge selection, all of which will sound familiar, but the quality and authenticity of the food at Crave sets it apart from the run-of-the-mill pizza and pasta parlor. Crave also has a daily happy hour that includes some snack-sized options from their main menu. You haven’t eaten Italian until you’ve eaten at Crave!

Tupelo Honey Café serves made-from-scratch Southern food reimagined into an upscale and delicious dining experience. From fried chicken to fried green tomatoes and everything in between, Tupelo Honey has collected recipes from the Southern and Appalachian regions and reinvented them to create something new and special. Pair your meal with a drink from the bar overseen by Chief Mixologist Tyler Alford, whose philosophy includes seeking out hard-to-find craft beers and Southern spirits to offer to patrons of the café. It’s a dining experience that can’t be duplicated!

After the fun, the sun, the golf and the beach, round out your day with a delicious meal at one of these fantastic restaurants and an exceptional stay at North Beach Plantation.