Top Casual Outdoor Dining Picks for Your Next Myrtle Beach Vacation
NACHO HIPPO MEXICAN CANTINA
Right off Highway 17 near Barefoot Landing, this centrally located hotspot offers a festive vibe and island style atmosphere. With the best nachos in town and house specialty signature cocktails, Nacho Hippo is a great choice for both lunch and dinner. With a fun twist on a classic cuisine, you can enjoy eclectic dishes sure to delight the senses. And if that’s not enough, the bartender “Beach Kenny” will surely keep a smile on your face. Visit Nacho Hippo and you’ll be saying gracias before you know it!
SECOND AVENUE PIER
Located in the center of the famous Myrtle Beach Boardwalk, this conveniently located restaurant is new and here to impress. The south-beach style seating is perfect for lounging or enjoying light fare with friends. With house specials such as fried green tomatoes and ice-cold cocktails, you’ll love floating over the beach and watching the waves roll in.
BAREFOOT MARINA BAR & GRILL
Just across the bridge from Barefoot Landing is the up-and-coming Barefoot Marina Bar & Grill. This local favorite restaurant offers affordable eats and the best fried shrimp in town, coupled with a front row seat to the Intracoastal Waterway and Barefoot Marina. With plenty of outdoor seating in the front and back of the restaurant, patrons are spoiled by the extensive happy hour menu, excellent burgers, seafood and more on offer. This restaurant hosts live music in season, with bands playing on the outside deck weather permitting as well as inside on many occasions. Stay for sunset and watch the restaurants at Barefoot Landing light up, the Barefoot Princess boat dock, and even fireworks at Barefoot on Monday nights at 10:00 in summertime.
RIVER CITY CAFE
With one location on the waterway in Barefoot Landing and one poolside and oceanfront at Sands Ocean Club in Myrtle Beach, you’ll have your choice of watching the boats go by or the waves roll in. With a wide array of choices, everyone can have their favorite at this Myrtle Beach staple.
Craving crab legs? This new hotspot has fast become a local’s favorite and offers a great variety of casual fare including delicious crab legs, seafood, wings, sandwiches, and sushi. With indoor and outdoor seating, Boardwalk Billy’s has a laid-back, welcoming vibe. Add in a great bar, friendly staff, and a happening happy hour, Boardwalk Billy’s delivers on all fronts. Even better, it is nestled down on the waterway right on a marina in North Myrtle Beach, with guests enjoying beautiful sunsets and excellent views.