Beyond the breathtaking beaches, Myrtle Beach has a vibrant nightlife scene with live entertainment and stellar drink deals. While there are hundreds of lively bars from the Murrells Inlet MarshWalk to Barefoot Landing, the Myrtle Beach Boardwalk is home to 10 exciting bars that are only steps away from Holiday Inn – ”At the Pavilion.” Check out our list of the best bars on the Myrtle Beach Boardwalk!
1| The Bowery | (843) 626-3445
A Myrtle Beach tradition since 1944, The Bowery was made “World Famous” by their former house band turned country music legend, Alabama! Their restaurant (called Duffy’s Tavern) is known for delicious burgers and unique appetizer options, while their bar is known for ice-cold drinks and plenty of happy hour specials! Enjoy live music every Friday and Saturday by the Bowery’s house band, The Bounty Hunters. Be sure to check out all the fun events and entertainment happening each month! The Bowery is open daily from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 a.m.
2| LandShark Bar & Grill | (843) 788-0001
This Myrtle Beach Boardwalk favorite is located right in front of the iconic Myrtle Beach SkyWheel. It’s the perfect place to grab a drink and enjoy impressive live entertainment. The casual atmosphere is ideal after a long day on the beach or an afternoon exploring the Grand Strand. Be sure to ask that your specialty cocktail or draft beer be served in a souvenir LandShark® Blender Cup! LandShark Bar & Grill is open daily from 11:00 a.m. until 12:00 a.m.
3| Oceanfront Bar & Grill | (843) 448-5142
Established in 1948, Oceanfront Bar & Grill is known for their fun upbeat atmosphere, diverse menu and delicious drinks. This oceanfront staple often hosts live bands and other festive events to keep you entertained while you sip on a cold one and soak in the beautiful ocean views. Oceanfront Bar & Grill is located on the corner of 9th Ave N and the Boardwalk. Fun, food and drinks are served daily from 11:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.
4| 8th Ave Tiki Bar & Grill | (843) 712-2340
Located a short walk from our resort, 8th Ave Tiki Bar is a top stop for tropical drinks and a good time. Their bar features a beer selection of more than 100 bottles and taps, as well as delicious frozen cocktails to cool you down after a day in the sun. Some of our favorites include Cherry Lime Time (a refreshing concoction of Milagro Silver tequila, muddled cherries and limes, cherry juice and lemon-lime soda) and the Day Dreamer (a tropical Bacardi rum cocktail infused with pineapple and mango, blended with blue caracaü and real fruit puree)! Guests are welcome Sunday through Thursday from noon to midnight. Doors stay open until 1:30 a.m. on the weekends.
5| Banditos Mexican Cantina | (843) 712-2992
Banditos is a favorite for guests seeking a lively South-of-the-Border experience. Conveniently located on the second floor of THEBlvd entertainment complex, Bandito’s oceanfront outdoor seating area is the place to be during the summer months. Known for their fresh margaritas and house-made cilantro lime salt – yum! – Banditos also has delicious cocktails, beers and wines to choose from. Live music, yard games like cornhole and spectacular views are just a few more reasons guests return time and time again. Banditos is open daily from 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 a.m. Don’t forget to check out the events happening all year long!
6| Tin Roof | (843) 945-9867
Located just one floor up from Bandito’s, you’ll discover the Myrtle Beach chapter of Tin Roof. Just like the original Nashville location, Tin Roof on the Boardwalk serves up live music nightly, a “Better than Bar Food” menu and daily drink specials. Musicians and music lovers alike will enjoy the relaxed vibes and breathtaking beachfront bar. Check the event calendar for tonight’s entertainment and upcoming seasonal events. Tin Roof is open daily from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 a.m. with Happy Hour specials served daily from 4:00 – 7:00 p.m.
7| RipTydz Oceanfront Grille & Rooftop Bar | (843) 945-1204
One of the newest additions to the Myrtle Beach Boardwalk bar lineup is RipTydz Oceanfront Grill & Rooftop Bar. Located right beside Holiday Inn – “At The Pavilion,” RipTydz is a multi-level, 17,000 square foot beach bar and grill with three full bars, oceanfront dining and nightly rooftop entertainment. Their lunch and dinner menus feature beachin’ burgers, hand-crafted tacos, slammin’ sammies and the best mac and cheese you’ll ever eat. Imported and domestic beers are available on tap or by the bottle and specialty cocktails are served in their signature mega mason jars. Don’t forget to check out their sand-filled “backyard” with plenty of lounge chairs and cornhole boards. Enjoy “the Chew, the Brew & the View” daily from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
8| Wicked Tuna | (843) 712-2430
Take a 20-minute walk South of our Boardwalk hotel and discover Wicked Tuna at the 2nd Ave Pier. Dedicated to their “Hook to Plate” philosophy, the Wicked Tuna’s menu is overflowing with the freshest catches like oysters on the half shell, crab-stuffed jumbo shrimp and Maryland-style crab cakes. Their drink menu is filled from cover to cover with local and international wines, imported and domestic beers, top-shelf liquors and signature cocktails. Happy Hour deals are available 4:00 – 7:00 p.m. daily. Visit the Wicked Tuna rooftop bar Sunday through Thursday from 11:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. and on weekends from 11:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.
9| Moe Moon’s | (843) 448-4926
Known for their relaxed atmosphere, Moe Moon’s is the ultimate beach bar located next to Plyler Park. Their menu features delicious bites with creative names like Moe’s “Down & Dirty” Nachos, the Hangover Burger and Mac N’ Moe’s Chz. The true stars of the menu are Moe’s 64oz FishBowl cocktails. If you aren’t quite up to the challenge, try one of Moe’s frozen cocktails or draft brews. “Chillax” at Moe’s Sunday through Thursday from noon to 8:00 p.m. and weekends from noon to 10:00 p.m.
10| Hurricanes Daiquiri Bar & Grill | (843) 945-9646
Located on the Boardwalk facing the expansive Atlantic Ocean, Hurricanes Daiquiri Bar & Grill proudly serves Fat Tuesday Frozen Daiquiris. Their drink menu also features hand-shaken classics, colorful shooters and a fully-loaded selection of beer and wine. Feeling magical? Try the VooDoo Juice, a 32oz bucket with 5 rum shots and tropical juices topped with a rum floater. The dinner menu won’t disappoint either with a range of burgers, sandwiches, seafood dishes and bar bites. Grab an outdoor table to enjoy live music on the Boardwalk each weekend. Check their Facebook page for this weekend’s entertainment lineup. Hurricanes keeps the doors open Monday through Friday from 11:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m. and on weekends from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 a.m.
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Don’t forget to book your oceanfront suite at Holiday Inn – “At The Pavilion.” Our top-rated boardwalk hotel boasts 5 pool attractions, convenient in-room amenities and a newly-opened coffee bar. Plus, we have our very own Tropical Beach Bar for lazy days by the pool.
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