10 Great North Myrtle Beach Restaurants to Try

10 Great North Myrtle Beach Restaurants to Try

Deciding where to eat in North Myrtle Beach is no easy job. Highway 17 is lined with world-class steakhouses, fresh seafood markets, mom and pop-style diners, pizza parlors and almost any other cuisine you can think of. It's just one of the many reasons that makes our beaches a great place to visit!

If you've had too much sun and need help finding a restaurant in North Myrtle Beach, we're here to help! We came up with some of our favorite North Myrtle Beach restaurants - ten of them to be exact - that you just HAVE to try next time you're in town.

21 Main at North Beach

21 Main at North Beach

719 North Beach Blvd., North Myrtle Beach, SC 29582

21 Main at North Beach is an elegant steakhouse that serves fresh seafood, sushi and high quality steaks and a la carte sides. Top picks from the menu include Clams Casino "21" served parmesan crusted with a pancetta double cream sauce and crostini; the Tomahawk Ribeye; pan seared grouper with lemon and shrimp risotto or Pork Delmonico with Boursin whipped potatoes, Brussels sprouts and lardon. 21 Main's sushi menu includes more than 20 specialty rolls, maki rolls, nigiri and more.

710 North Myrtle Beach

710 North Myrtle Beach

1105 Hwy 17 South, North Myrtle Beach, SC 29582

If you're looking for a fun night out with tons of games and even better food then 710 in North Myrtle Beach is the place for you. Their menu goes far beyond the bar menu with choices like coconut shrimp cracker crusted with raspberry goat cheese aioli; 710 Duck Fat Fries loaded with truffle oil, rosemary and parmesan; baby lamb chops; and lump crab and shrimp cavatappi with four cheese fondere.

Benito’s Brick Oven Pizza and Pasta

Benito’s Brick Oven Pizza and Pasta

1598 Hwy 17 S., North Myrtle Beach, SC 29582

Benitos Brick Oven Pizza and Pasta is best known for their wood-fired pizzas but serves up a variety of Italian dishes as well. The Fra Diavolo is one you have to try and comes with hot peppers, shrimp and mozzarella. Other popular and unique pies include the Saltimbocca pizza with creamy Marsala, proscuitto, chicken, spinach and cheese; the Pizza Del Pescatore with baby clams, shrimp, garlic, basil, olive oil sauce and cheese; or the ricotta pizza with fresh tomato, garlic, basil, olive oil sauce, romano and mozzarella.

Boardwalk Billy’s

Boardwalk Billy’s

1407 13th Ave. N., North Myrtle Beach, SC 29582

A raw bar that serves ribs? Yep, that's just what you will find at Boardwalk Billy's along with burgers, sandwiches, seafood and steaks. Folks here rave about their sushi with two full pages of the menu devoted to specialty rolls, sashimi combos and salads. Sticking with the seafood theme, you'll find steam pots with oysters, clams, shrimp, crab legs, red potatoes, corn and sausage or a classic Low Country Boil. Rib lovers can choose from baby back ribs or BBQ beef ribs or opt for half and half.

Flying Fish Public Market & Grill

Flying Fish Public Market & Grill

4474 Hwy 17 S., North Myrtle Beach, SC 29582

Flying Fish Public Market and Grill offers a casual dining atmosphere with nautical decor and a kitchen that's looks like it's straight from the streets of Seattle. Their menu changes with fish is the freshest on the market - cobia, salmon, triggerfish, swordfish, tuna and grouper can all be found depending on the week. Have them prepared your way and finished off with one of Flying Fish's signature toppings. The menu also includes starters, soups, salads, sushi, Southern favorites, steaks and sandwiches.

Flynn's Irish Tavern

Flynn's Irish Tavern

Located in the heart of North Myrtle Beach on Main Street is Flynn's Irish Tavern. Here you'll find some of the best Irish fare in town and free-flowing Guinness, Harp and Jameson. You'll find plenty of locals and annual visitors hanging out in the bar area and outside in the warmer months. Fill up on Irish Potato Soup, Jameson BBQ Pork Chops, seared Irish cod, corned beef and cabbage, Shepherds Pie, Fish and Chips, Bangers and Mash or a Reuben. Local tip - call for reservations as they fill up quickly on the weekends and during the summer season.

House of Blues

House of Blues

4640 Hwy 17 S, North Myrtle Beach, SC 29582

Crossroads at House of Blues mixes American cuisine with tastes from around the world. Highlighted dishes include St. Louis Ribs, Jambalaya, street tacos, Voodoo Shrimp, grilled flatbreads and Lobster Mac and Cheese. Be sure to leave room for the Bourbon Bread Pudding! Also worth mentioning is Kirk Franklin's Gospel Brunch, served every Sunday with a giant buffet stocked with chicken and waffles, desserts, carving stations, breakfast favorites and more with live Gospel music. It's definitely a great way to start your Sunday!

Joe’s Bar and Grill

Joe’s Bar and Grill

810 Conway St., North Myrtle Beach, SC 29582

Tucked in on a side street across from Barefoot Landing is Joe's Bar and Grill. Enjoy views of the waterway from the Deck Bar and tour through the unique decor inside - it's a hunter's paradise! The menu includes local seafood specialties, hand cut steaks, veal, lamb chops and chicken dishes. The Filet Neptune is topped with crabmeat, shrimp and scallops laced with a Bernaise sauce or have a little of everything with the Triple Play which features a 12 ounce Ribeye sered with a low country crabcake and blackened shrimp. Add Joe's to your must-try list immediately!

Z’s Amazing Kitchen

Z’s Amazing Kitchen

1400 US-17 #1, North Myrtle Beach, SC 29582

If you're looking for fast, casual, and deliciously fresh food, then Z's Amazing Kitchen is a must-try the next time you're in North Myrtle Beach. This family-friendly eatery boasts a bright dining room as well as an outdoor patio, so guests have the option of dining inside or outside when the weather is nice. Z's Amazing Kitchen offers a large variety of dishes including Shareablez, Tacoz, Saladz, Soupz, Comboz, Paniniz, Sandwichez, Wrapz, and Specialtiez such as Buffalo Chicken Mac-N-Cheese, Shrimp Stir Fry Noodles, and Scampi Alla Zito. Popular dishes here include Z's Loaded Chips with House Smoked Pork, Hungarian Mushroom Soup, Korean Beef Tacoz, Vegetable Fried Rice, and much more.

Molly Darcy’s

Molly Darcy’s

1701 S. Ocean Blvd, North Myrtle Beach, SC 29582

Enjoy lunch or dinner with some of the best views in town at Molly Darcy's Irish Pub and Grill. The beachfront restaurant offers classic Irish dishes like chicken pot pie, Guinness and Beef Stew; Dublin Fish and Chips; Bangers and Mash and Corned Beef and Cabbage. Create your own burger or try the Irish Bacon Cheeseburger topped with rashers and cheddar cheese. You can also find a long list of teasers, salads, dips and spreads, soups, grilled meats, pubwiches and seafood.