Opportunities to experience exceptional meals are abundant on the Grand Strand. Our 60-mile stretch of Carolina coastline is home to more than 1,700 restaurants running the gamut from fresh-caught seafood to USDA Prime steaks and encompassing popular international styles and flavors including American, French, Italian, Mexican, Chinese and more. Of course, beautiful views are plentiful in the Myrtle Beach area, too, with spots from Little River in the north to Winyah Bay in the sough offering breathtaking vistas and scenic viewpoints.
Bringing together the best of both worlds, a range of restaurants on the Grand Strand offer both amazing food and incredible views, allowing diners to soak in some scenery while enjoying a delicious meal. During your next Grand Strand getaway, check out one of these top restaurants offering waterfront dining at its best:
Ruth’s Chris Steak House — Located in the prestigious Grande Dunes community on the north end of Myrtle Beach, this high-end steak house’s large outdoor terrace offers spectacular views of the Intracoastal Waterway and Grande Dunes Marina below. In the evenings, sunsets over the Intracoastal Waterway serve as a perfect complement to the steaks, seafood and other specialties the restaurant serves on its signature 500˚ sizzling plates. For more information, visit ruthschris.com.
Gulfstream Café — This Garden City seafood restaurant serves up authentic coastal cuisine, including fresh seafood and Southern favorites, along with great views of Murrells Inlet. The rooftop deck is the perfect place to enjoy popular dishes such as She-Crab Soup, Broiled Lobster Tail and Jumbo Lump Crab Cakes while soaking in the beautiful scenery. Learn more at gulfstreamcafe.com.
Sea Captain’s House — With more than half a century of history on the Grand Strand, this Myrtle Beach restaurant offers some of the area’s best seafood and one of the region’s top outdoor patios. Guests here can enjoy house specialties like New England Clam Chowder, Shrimp & Grits, Pecan-Crusted Grouper and Filet Mignon while taking in sweeping views of the Atlantic Ocean. For early risers, catching breakfast here along with a sunrise over the Atlantic is a fantastic way to start the day. Visit seacaptains.com to learn more.
Filet’s on the Water — This Little River restaurant is a great place to enjoy hand-cut steaks, fresh seafood and rolled-to-order sushi, all served up with great waterfront views of Harbourgate Marina and the Intracoastal Waterway below. House specialties here include Stuffed Flounder, Asian Salmon, Pecan Chicken and Blackened Shrimp Savannah. An extensive list of wines, beers and cocktails is also available. Learn more at filetswaterfront.com.
Wahoo’s Fish House — This “Taste of the Tidelands” Award-winning restaurant in Murrells Inlet puts its focus on fresh catches, sushi and aged steaks, all of which diners can enjoy while taking in beautiful marsh-front views. Chef’s specialties here include Bourbon BBQ Mahi, Caribbean Wahoo, Shrimp Scampi, Snow Crab Legs and Stuffed Lobster Tail. After your meal, take a stroll along the celebrated Murrells Inlet MarshWalk. Visit wahoosfishhouse.com for more information.
After your meal, head back to your comfortable accommodations at The Cottages at North Beach Plantation — where our 2.5-acre oceanfront poolscape and stretch of white-sand beach offer some pretty amazing views of their own. Book your Grand Strand vacation today, and get ready to enjoy all the beautiful scenery and delicious dining options the Myrtle Beach area has to offer.