17 Apr 2022
As if we already couldn't get enough outdoor dining! The new normal means our favorite restaurants with outdoor patios and seating are even more popular. Restaurants in our area opened up for outdoor seating on May 5th, and we're excited to take a break from cooking. Lucky for us, the Myrtle Beach area is home to a ton of restaurants with patios that offer beautiful views and excellent food. Here are some of our favorite choices for outdoor dining.
Restaurants with Outdoor Dining in the Myrtle Beach Area
#1 - Bummz Beach Café
- Phone: (843) 916-9111
- Location: 2002 Ocean Blvd, Myrtle Beach, SC 29577
- Cuisine: American, seafood & steaks
Bummz Beach Café has a large, oceanfront patio with great views. You can expect classic seafood dishes like Clam Chowder and Fish ‘n’ Chips. They serve liquor, beer and wine with a daily happy hour from 4pm – 6pm. They also have a kids’ menu with options like Grilled Cheese and Hot Dogs.
#2 - Hot Fish Club
We love ourselves some Hot Fish Club! This restaurant offers locally sourced food, early bird specials and can make gluten-free, dairy-free and egg-free meals upon request. Think fresh eats like Surf & Turf and Flounder Platters. Hot Fish Club offers a creekside setting and often has live music too!
#3 - Cafe Old Vienna
Kick back and relax in the outdoor Beer Garden at Café Old Vienna! Their Beer Garden is also dog friendly, so you can bring Fido along. Enjoy German specialties like Veal Wiener Schnitzel and Weiss-Wurst.
#4 - Liberty Brewery & Grill
- Phone: (843) 839-4677
- Location: 7651 N Kings Hwy, Myrtle Beach, SC 29572
- Cuisine: American & Microbrews
Enjoy fresh brews and American classics outdoors at the Liberty Brew & Grill. This dig offers classics like Chicken & Waffles, BBQ Baby Back Ribs, and Taproom Pizza. You can also get growlers and crowlers to go.
#5 - Luigi's Trattoria
Enjoy some Italian fare Al Fresco at Luigi's Trattoria! You can expect all the Italian classics in a low key atmosphere. Think Bruschetta, Chicken Saltimbocca, Seared Scallops and Linguini with Mussels. Luigi's offers a huge selection of wine to pair with your pasta and a kids menu to keep the little ones happy.
#6 - Bennett's Calabash Seafood Buffet
Captain Bennett's Calabash Seafood Buffet is infamous, and has been in the area since 1985. They offer outdoor seating and a kids menu. You can expect seafood favorites like Alaskan Snow Crablegs, Stuffed Crabs, Homemade Crabcake, Grilled Tuna, Black Mussels, Fried Oysters and so much more.
#7 - Sea Captain's House
This waterfront seafood restaurant offers tremendous views and very tasty eats. Sea Captain's House serves up breakfast, lunch and dinner. We recommend their Crab Cakes Benedict or their Carolina Surf and Turf. They also offer a great selection of fresh choices like salads and fresh fish.
#8 - Graham's Landing Restaurants
- Phone: (843) 947-0520
- Location: 5225 US-17 BUS, Murrells Inlet, SC 29576
- Cuisine: American Comfort Food & Quick Bites
Situated on the inlet with excellent views looking out towards Drunken Jack Island, the outdoor seating at Graham's Landing is a special treat. Soups, salad, meals fresh off the grill - you can get it all here. Graham's Landing sources local ingredients and it is reflected in the taste of their dishes. They offer a full bar and have fun cocktails like the Cool Cucumber Gimlet and the Cadillac Margarita.
#9 - SOHO Rooftop 21
- Phone: (843) 443-9441
- Location: 407 21st Ave N, Myrtle Beach, SC 29577
- Cuisine: Japanese-Mediterranean
This dig offers an excellent, eclectic scene and plenty of outdoor seating. You can sit on the rooftop or outside around the building at SOHO Rooftop 21. They offer lunch and dinner, and have a great happy hour menu with specials on drinks from 4pm - 7pm and specials on food from 4pm - 6pm daily. Stop in for some Kebabs, Falafel, or a Medi Sampler.
#10 - Bimini's Oyster Bar & Seafood Cafe
Bimini's is fun, fresh and delicious. You'll love the island theme that accompanies this oyster bar, and the locals do too! They offer steampots, shellfish, grilled favorites like Tuna Wasabi and much more. They also offer a full bar with beer and some delicious frozen cocktails.
#11 - Grilled Cheese & Crabcake Co
While there is limited outdoor seating available at the Grilled Cheese & Crab Cake Co, it's worth the chance! This place cooks up some seriously melty delights. It's the perfect option for a quick bite to eat, and you can always take it to-go and have a picnic if their outdoor seating is full.
#12 - Hot Tomato
- Phone: (843) 839-9400
- Location: 406 21st Ave N, Myrtle Beach, SC 29579
- Cuisine: Italian & NY Style Brick Oven Pizza
Some like it hot, and we like Hot Tomato! This Italian and New York Style Brick Oven Pizza joint offers a great outdoor patio with umbrellas. Think Calamari Fritti, Mussels Marinara, Veal Piccata and Chicken Sorrentino. Hot Tomato offers a full bar and imported Italian wines.
More Outdoor Dining in the Myrtle Beach area
We told you the options were endless! Here are some more local restaurants offering outdoor seating for your dining pleasure:
- SoBaya Japanese Bistro, Japanese
- Abraham's Gyros, Mediterranean
- Boardwalk Coffee House, Coffee/smoothies/light eats
- Hook & Barrel, Seafood
- Landry's Seafood House, Seafood
Did we miss any of your favorites? Please let us know so we can get the word out about the area's best restaurants with outdoor dining.
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