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6 Tastiest Restaurants on the Water in Myrtle BeachWith gorgeous views of the Atlantic Ocean, the freshest seafood, and a hearty dose of Southern hospitality, the waterfront restaurants in Myrtle Beach are some of the best around. From seafood restaurants on the Boardwalk to American classics and Low Country Boils, these dining options cover it all.
A stay at Crown Reef Beach Resort and Waterpark will put you right in the center of it all — live entertainment, premier shopping, waterfront dining, and access to the best beaches in South Carolina!
When hunger hits after a day of fun in the sun, here are 6 of the tastiest restaurants on the water in Myrtle Beach with something for everyone on the menu.
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- Address: 2985 South Ocean Beach Blvd, Myrtle Beach
- Website: ribsribsribs.com
- Price Point: $$
- Favorite Menu Items: Damon’s Famous Onion Loaf and Ribs
Damon’s Grill has been a local favorite in Myrtle Beach for over 30 years. It’s the perfect place to enjoy a relaxing meal, have a cocktail at happy hour, or enjoy some live music and overlooking the water.
Just steps from the Crown Reef Beach Resort and Waterpark, this spot is an idyllic, laid-back, beachfront eatery famous for its award-winning BBQ ribs. In fact, their motto is “Ribs, Ribs, Ribs!” While ribs are certainly the star of the show, there are plenty of other can’t miss menu items, including fresh seafood and Damon’s famous onion loaf — hand-breaded and fried up golden and crispy with homemade dipping sauce.
For a taste of all the best Damon’s has to offer, try one of the rib combos where you can pair their famous ribs with shrimp, crab cakes, filet, and more.
Oceanfront Bar and Grill
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- Address: 100 9th Avenue North, Myrtle Beach
- Website: oceanfrontgrill.com
- Price Point: $
- Favorite Menu Items: Foot Long Hot Dogs, Oyster Po-Boys, and Funnel Cake Fries
A landmark on the Myrtle Beach Boardwalk since the 1940s, Oceanfront Bar and Grill serves up nostalgic favorites like hot dogs and funnel cakes and is a favorite local hangout. Must-try menu items include their famous foot-long hotdogs, oyster po boys, and funnel cake fries — all traditional boardwalk treats.
The menu at Oceanfront also features a wide variety of fresh-caught seafood, burgers, chicken, and more. Oceanfront Bar and Grill is the perfect spot to grab a pint and a bite while enjoying the cool ocean breeze and boardwalk views.
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- Address: 110 N Ocean Blvd, Myrtle Beach
- Website: thewickedtuna.com
- Price Point: $$$
- Favorite Menu Items: Wicked Tuna Sushi Roll, Maryland Crab Cake Sandwich, and Filet Oscar
Serving up wicked views and wicked good food, Wicked Tuna is a great seaside spot to enjoy some surf and turf. The menu includes plenty of fresh seafood selections, including fish, shrimp, and lobster, as well as fine steaks, filet, and prime rib.
For the ultimate surf and turf combination, try the house specialty, filet Oscar — a prime cut filet topped with crab cakes and lemon cream sauce. Wicked Tuna also features an impressive sushi menu, with the wicked tuna roll piled high with tuna, shrimp, and lobster being a fan favorite.
Wicked Tuna is known for its nice ambiance, gorgeous views of the Atlantic Ocean, and live music. It’s a great spot to grab cocktails and sushi with friends, dine out with the family, or have a romantic date night.
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- Address: 1306 North Ocean Blvd., Myrtle Beach
- Website: pier14.com
- Price Point: $$$
- Favorite Menu Items: Fantail Shrimp and Crab Legs
This iconic spot, with a lofty position over the ocean, serves up special occasion ambiance and over the top seafood fare. Pier 14 offers sweeping ocean views and hosts lunch, dinner, and a full bar.
If you weren’t lucky enough to catch dinner using the on site fishing reel rentals, you’re in luck! Pier 14 specializes in elevated local dishes like peel and eat shrimp, yellowfin tuna, and a surf and turf platter that will easily make your vacation highlight reel.
If seafood isn’t what you're looking for, they make equally mouthwatering filet mignon, ribeye, and a classic cheeseburger.
RipTydz Oceanfront Grille and Rooftop Bar
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- Address: 1210 North Ocean Blvd, Myrtle Beach
- Website: riptydz.com
- Price Point: $$
- Favorite Menu Items: Seafood Steamer Buckets and Mac’D Out Mac and Cheese
Proclaimed “the largest oceanfront grill and rooftop bar in Myrtle Beach,” RypTdyz serves up great food and great views like no other. Locals and visitors alike come from all over to try their famous seafood steamer buckets — boiled up the traditional way with Chesapeake butter, red potatoes, and corn on the cob.
You can also try a bucket with clams, shrimp, lobster, crab, and famously good shrimp and grits. RipTydz’s homemade “Mac’D Out” mac and cheese, made with smoked gouda and white cheddar, is another fan favorite.
If you’re looking for a spot for great cocktails, the rooftop bar at RipTydz is not to be missed. It’s famous for its epic ocean views and wide selection of cocktails, craft beer, and adventurous offerings like spicy raw bar oyster shooters and strawberry jalapeno margaritas. It’s the perfect spot for happy hour and one of the best bars in Myrtle Beach!
Landshark Bar and Grill
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- Address: 1110 North Ocean Beach Blvd, Myrtle BeachS
- Price Point: $$
- Favorite Menu Items: Coconut Shrimp and Landmark Fish and Chips
Located right in front of the iconic Myrtle Beach SkyWheel, Landshark Bar and Grill serves up all your beachside favorites like burgers, fish tacos, coconut shrimp, and of course — plenty of cold Landshark beer! Their famous Landmark fish and chips, made with their own special namesake beer batter, are also a must-try.
Landshark Bar and Grill has a large outdoor seating area with views of the water and the SkyWheel. It’s a great spot to unwind at the end of the day with a cold beer and an ocean view.
Eat, Play, and Stay in Myrtle Beach
From the freshest seafood and steaks to the tastiest desserts and cocktails — there’s lots to savor along the Grand Strand.
Ready for a taste of Myrtle Beach? Book your stay at Crown Reef Beach Resort and Waterpark. You’ll be just steps from the beach and waterpark, minutes from the Boardwalk, and have easy access to some of the best waterfront dining in South Carolina!