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7 Best Steakhouses in Myrtle Beach

It’s day one of your family vacation. After a whole afternoon of splashing around Crown Reef Beach Resort’s thrilling water park, you're likely more than ready for a good meal. The kids might beg for hand-cut fries and chicken tenders — but you’re on vacation, and you know you want a juicy Porterhouse steak.

Luckily for you, Myrtle Beach, nestled along South Carolina's scenic shores, offers more than just sandy shores and lively boardwalks—it has some of the best steakhouses on the Grand Strand.

From luxurious wine lists to the sizzling delights of expertly prepared cuts, Myrtle Beach’s top steakhouses are ready to wow your tastebuds.

Here’s our curated list of the best steakhouses in the city!


New York Prime

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You’ll find this spot just 10 minutes north of Crown Reef Beach Resort and Waterpark. Experience timeless sophistication at New York Prime, renowned for its USDA prime-only beef and stellar seafood dishes. For over two decades, this supper club-inspired spot has charmed diners from Boca Raton to Myrtle Beach with its flawless service and refined ambiance.

Keep an eye out for Big Red, the famous lobster, elegantly chauffeured around in a Radio Flyer wagon before sinking your teeth into perfectly caramelized steaks, seared to perfection in 1700° broilers. Round off your meal with a curated pick from their extensive wine list and bask in the ambiance that has made New York Prime the gold standard for steakhouse dining.


Thoroughbreds Chophouse

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  • Address: 9706 North Kings Highway, Myrtle Beach, SC

  • Price Point: $$$$

  • Website: thoroughbredsrestaurant.com

  • What to Order: Prime Chophouse Ribeye

Get ready to indulge in the refined elegance of Thoroughbreds Chophouse, a beloved fine dining spot in Myrtle Beach. With six unique dining rooms and two vibrant bars, it's as if this place was built to satisfy every mood.

Helmed by a top-notch executive chef, the menu is a delightful blend of domestic and international flavors, changing with the seasons to spotlight fresh, local ingredients. Whether you’re cozying up by one of the fireplaces or soaking in the warm, subtle lighting, each space offers its own distinctive charm. It's no wonder Thoroughbreds is often voted the Best Fine Dining Restaurant in town.


Angelo's Steak & Pasta

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  • Address: 2311 South Kings Highway, Myrtle Beach, SC

  • Price Point: $$

  • Website: angelosteakandpasta.com

  • What to Order: The Big Daddy

As soon as you step into Angelo's Steak & Pasta, you're greeted by the warm aroma of "The Greatest Steaks in the Universe" and the inviting allure of an Italian feast. This local favorite shines with its "All-You-Can-Eat'' Italian Buffet, which brims with refreshing antipasti, vibrant salads, and homemade pasta.

Relish their savor steaks sizzling with optional Garlic-Bleu Cheese Butter, showcasing a family heritage with a twist. Angelo’s cozy, casual atmosphere, enhanced by warm lighting and rustic decor, makes it the perfect spot for a laid-back meal. Be sure to check out their Early Bird Dinner Buffet specials, a beloved favorite among locals for generous portions and Italian flavors that delight the senses.

Are you celebrating a special event or traveling in a big group? This restaurant offers private rooms to celebrate your retirement, birthday, engagement, and more!


Chuck's Steakhouse

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  • Address: 9695 North Kings Highway, Myrtle Beach, SC

  • Price Point: $$$

  • Website: chuckssteakhousemb.com

  • What to Order: Teriyaki Sirloin

Chuck's Steak House brings the rugged charm of the outdoors inside, with museum-quality taxidermy and wildlife artwork adorning its rustic lodge-like setting on the Intracoastal Waterway.

Known for its "no gimmicks, no-nonsense" approach, Chuck's delivers Certified Angus Beef steaks that are hand-cut daily and grilled to perfection. Take in the scenery from two waterfront decks, cozy up by one of the three fireplaces, or simply soak in the serene views of the Intracoastal Waterway.

The Teriyaki Sirloin is a must-try, but you can also dive into ribeye or prime rib, perfectly paired with offerings from the salad and cheese bar. Recognized as the "Best Steakhouse" and offering the "Best Happy Hour," Chuck's Steakhouse remains a standout destination for those seeking an authentic steakhouse experience.



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  • Address: 3979 US-17 Business, Murrells Inlet, SC

  • Price Point: $$

  • Website: bovinesrestaurant.com

  • What to Order: Surf And Turf

This one’s a 20-minute drive from Myrtle Beach, but the ribeye makes it worth the trek. Nestled along the scenic MarshWalk, Bovine's offers a waterfront dining experience that caters to every palate, from devoted carnivores to lighter eaters.

Their wood-fired grilled steaks burst with flavor and tenderness. You can pick from a marbled ribeye, New York strip, or more elegant filet mignon. At the same time, brick-oven pizzas offer a distinctive smoky taste that's hard to resist.

Enjoy the breeze on the alfresco patio, with views of the inlet, or in the cozy indoor space. Whether you're drawn to the fresh coastal breeze or the comfortable interior, Bovine's ensures a memorable meal with a diverse menu to satisfy any craving.


Aspen Grille

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  • Address: 5101 North Kings Highway, Myrtle Beach, SC

  • Price Point: $$$$

  • Website: aspengrille.net

  • What to Order: Cowboy Ribeye

Looking for a fine dining spot for a special occasion? The Aspen Grille fits the bill. This restaurant captures the essence of Southern hospitality with dishes sourced locally and perfected in-house while dedicating every detail to the utmost luxury.

The steaks? Abundant. If you’ve waited all day for a big dinner, you can’t go wrong with the indulgent 20-ounce Cowboy Ribeye — we like it with the signature blue cheese crust, a side of garlicky asparagus, and a jumbo crab cake. To die for.

But if the kiddoes want something different? They might like the risotto topped with scallops or roasted chicken with mashed potatoes. No matter what you order, your taste buds will thank you.

Whether you choose the perfectly cooked filet mignon or the richly flavored braised short ribs, each dish showcases creativity and careful preparation from people who seriously know what they’re doing. With attentive service and a chic setting, Aspen Grille remains the premier choice for a sophisticated dining experience in Myrtle Beach.


The Library Restaurant

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The Library Restaurant, a Myrtle Beach gem known for its French-inspired cuisine, prepares a variety of theatrical tableside steaks for its patrons. Established in 1974, it offers a classic fine dining experience with tuxedoed staff and theatrical table-side preparations that elevate the sense of refinement.

Our personal favorite? The Steak Diane with its charred outer layer, juicy inside, and accompanying mushroom demi. There’s also the traditional Surf n Turf for those who crave a taste of the sea with their beef. But if you have a party that prefers chicken? The Chicken Chardonnay oozes lemony zest and buttery flavors mixed divinely with its accompaniment of angel hair pasta.

There’s also a speakeasy-themed bar that concocts unique cocktails, as well as an extensive wine list with over 200 selections. As for the atmosphere? Think glamorous, chic, sophisticated — the ultimate destination for an unforgettable dining experience in Myrtle Beach.


Sink Your Teeth into these Myrtle Beach Steakhouses

Crown Reef attracts thousands each year with its comfortable, sea view accommodations and endless amenities like our waterpark and grand arcade. But when hunger strikes? Rest assured, you’re never more than a short drive away from some of the country’s most delicious steakhouses.

The Crown Reef Beach Resort isn't just a place to rest your head—it's your golden ticket to the juiciest cuts on the Grand Strand! Book your stay today!

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