Known for its Surf, Grand Strand Dining Scene Also a Prime Spot for Turf

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When it comes to dining, the Myrtle Beach area is best known for its wealth of restaurants serving fresh-from-the-ocean seafood — and for good reason. But, while seafood may be the Grand Strand’s signature type of cuisine, the area is also a hot spot for a range of other culinary offerings. (And, with more than 1,700 restaurants situated along the Grand Strand’s 60-mile stretch of Carolina coastline, this should come as no big surprise.)

To balance out the area’s deserved reputation for superior “surf,” let’s take a look at some of the Grand Strand’s best “turf” offerings. During your next visit to the Myrtle Beach area and the Cottages at North Beach Plantation, check out some of these top spots for great steaks:

21 Main Prime Steakhouse — Located on the resort property at North Beach Plantation, this repeat cuisine-contest winner offers a menu focused on 28-day dry-aged meats, fresh seafood and sushi in an elegant setting. Signature steak options include USDA Prime NY Strip, Certified Angus Delmonico Ribeye, Dry Aged Kansas City Strip and Certified Angus Filet Mignon. A long list of grilled, surf & turf, raw bar and sushi options is also available. Visit the restaurant’s website to learn more.

Ruth’s Chris Steak House — Found in the prestigious Grande Dunes community on the north end of Myrtle Beach, this high-end steak house offers entrees like its Filet, Tomahawk Ribeye and 40-ounce Porterhouse for Two, all served on its signature 500˚ sizzling plates. As a bonus, the restaurant features spectacular views of the Intracoastal Waterway and Grande Dunes Marina — an especially nice perk during evening sunsets. For more information, visit

New York Prime — With an elegant supper club atmosphere and an impressive wine list, this New York-style steak house located on 28th Avenue North in Myrtle Beach delights diners with its high-quality, USDA-prime beef and colossal seafood platters. Top options for steak lovers include the New York Strip, Bine-in Rib Steak and Center Cut Filet. Live Lobster, Stone Crabs and Sea Bass round out the entrée options. Check out the full menu at

Barons Steaks & Spirits — Located on Restaurant Row in Myrtle Beach, this steak house serves surf & turf classics in a casual, fun and friendly atmosphere. Meaty menu highlights include the Cattle Barons Special top sirloin steak, the Barons Famous Black Angus Filet Mignon and the New York Strip Steak. Those looking for the best from the land and the sea can opt for the Barons Trio featuring a Petit Filet Mignon, a Maine Lobster Tail and a Crab Cake. Explore the full menu on the restaurant’s Facebook page.

Angelo’s Steak & Pasta — Located on South Kings Highway in Myrtle Beach, this restaurant is home to “the Greatest Steaks in the Universe” as well as an all-you-can-eat Italian buffet. The steak options on the menu — all cut, trimmed and seasoned to order — include The Big Daddy 24-ounce Ribeye or New York Strip, the Cowboy Chop Bone-in Ribeye, the Filet Mignon and the Porterhouse. All steaks 10 ounces and larger are served on a sizzling platter. Learn more at

After your meal, head back to your comfortable accommodations at The Cottages at North Beach Plantation to rest up for another day of great dining in the Myrtle Beach area. Book your Grand Strand vacation today — the best that the Myrtle Beach area has to offer will be here waiting for you!