Meals for a crowd can be a tricky topic. Sure, the spacious kitchens in our resorts are ideal for large-scale meal prep, but you are bound to want to get out and enjoy Myrtle Beach at some point during your stay. Not to mention the fact that cooking for the whole crew can be exhausting.
Not all restaurants are created equal and not all restaurants in Myrtle Beach are prepared to handle large parties. If you’re looking for the perfect place to bring your group, fret not! We’ve got the scoop on the best spots in town for groups.
Broadway at the Beach | Myrtle Beach (Between 21st & 29th Ave. North)
Broadway at the Beach is Myrtle Beach’s entertainment mecca. Not only does this bustling outdoor venue offer tons of family friendly entertainment, it also provides a full slew of group-friendly restaurants. A few of our favorites include:
- Liberty Steakhouse and Brewery
- Hard Rock Café
- Extreme Pizza
- American Tap House
- Landry’s Seafood
Barefoot Landing | North Myrtle Beach (Directly off Highway 17)
Barefoot Landing is North Myrtle Beach’s answer to Broadway at the Beach. This lively entertainment district is ideal for families and groups and provides several options for when your crew needs to refuel. A few popular group-friendly restaurants include:
- Flying Fish Public Market & Grill
- Castano’s Italian Steakhouse
- Crossroads at The House of Blues
Damon’s Oceanfront | South Ocean Boulevard
Craving stellar ribs? If so, Damon’s Oceanfront is the place for you! This scenic restaurant offers all of the barbecue essentials like pulled pork, bbq chicken, and Damon’s famous baby back ribs. The menu also includes a wide array of seafood dishes, sandwiches and wraps, and grilled items. There’s something to appease even the pickiest palate! And, the oceanfront location is perfect for when you want to take in the beautiful Myrtle Beach views. Call (843) 626-8000 for more information.
Angelo’s Steak and Pasta | South Kings Highway
The name says it all – Angelo’s is known for offering the best steaks and Italian fare on the Grand Strand. Quality is what makes the Angelo’s steaks famous. All chops are hand cut in house, grilled to perfection, and served with a dab of butter on a sizzling plate. Italian fare can be ordered off the menu or enjoyed right off the signature Italian buffet. Call (843) 626-2800 for more information.
Sea Captain’s House | North Ocean Boulevard
Treat your group to a decadent meal at Sea Captain’s House. This Myrtle Beach staple has a deep history along the Grand Strand and has served the area for over 50 years. Open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, Sea Captain’s House offers classic seafood dishes with a distinctive southern twist. Enjoy items like local fried green tomatoes, she crab soup, pecan crusted grouper, and classic shrimp and grits. Call (843) 448-8082 for more information.
Chestnut Hill | North Kings Highway
Consistently voted the “best brunch at the beach”, it’s not hard to see why Chestnut Hill always draws a crowd. This spacious restaurant offers plenty of room for groups and an expansive food selection to match. Brunch guests can enjoy a generous upscale buffet on weekends filled with both savory and sweet selections. Can’t make it in for brunch? No worries, Chestnut Hill is open seven days a week and also offers a full restaurant menu. Call (843) 449-3984 for more information.
Original Benjamin’s Calabash Seafood | North Kings Highway
It wouldn’t be a trip to Myrtle Beach without a visit to one of the area’s seafood buffets, and if you are looking for the absolute best in town look no farther than Original Benjamin’s. This restaurant row favorite boasts an impressive 170-item buffet stocked with everything from fresh seafood and crab legs to hot carving stations, build your own pasta stations, and so much more. Call (843) 449-0821 for more information.
Simply Southern Smokehouse | Mr. Joe White Avenue
Groups looking for a down-home southern buffet will definitely want to swing by Simply Southern Smokehouse. Visitors can enjoy their fill of southern favorites like fried chicken, pulled pork with bbq sauce, smoked chicken, fried pork chops, and plenty of mouthwatering sides. The décor is simple and the food is made with love – that’s what Simply Southern is all about. Call (843) 839-1913 for more information.
Johnny D’s Waffles & Bakery | North Kings Highway
Start your morning on a high note with a hearty Johnny D’s Waffles. A newcomer to the Myrtle Beach restaurant roster, Johnny D’s has quickly become a favorite among visitors and locals alike. The expansive menu offers everything from signature omelets, Benedicts, and skillets to waffles, pancakes, and baked goods. Savory or sweet, you’re sure to find the perfect treat to appease your early morning cravings. Call (843) 448-6789 for more information.
Rioz Brazilian Steakhouse | Hollywood Drive
Experience new and exciting flavors at Rioz Brazilian Steakhouse. This unique dining experience allows visitors to enjoy their fill of a wide array of exotic treats. Servers will come to your table with items like lamb, beef, pork, and chicken that they will hand carve onto your plate. Guests can also fill up on tasty sides, salads, and desserts. Rioz is a must for groups in the mood for something different that can’t be found almost anywhere else! Call (843) 839-0777 for more information.
River City Café | Multiple Locations
Do you have a few burger lovers in your crew? If so, be sure to stop by River City Café. This local chain has several locations scattered along the Grand Strand and is a favorite among the locals. The casual atmosphere and creative burger concoctions keep guests coming back time and time again. Indulge in classics like the bacon cheeseburger and the black-blue burger or try something a little more daring like the peanut butter burger.
Ultimate California Pizza | Multiple Locations
Get your group’s pizza fix taken care of at Ultimate California Pizza. This award winning local chain offers more than 70 delectable toppings and a full list of signature pizzas to choose from. Popular selections include the Hollywood (all meat extravaganza), the Golden (Hawaiian), and the Big Kahuna (monster everything pie). Groups have several locations to choose from or you can order in advance and take your pizzas to-go.
Where does your group love to dine while visiting Myrtle Beach? Let us know in the comments below!