Staying at the Holiday Inn Pavilion has several perks: great amenities, spacious accommodations, an oceanfront view and easy ocean access, but best of all has to be the ideal downtown boardwalk location.
Once you and your family have had your fill of the sea and sand, you won’t have to go far to find plenty of fun things to do. The dining, in particular, is a huge draw of the boardwalk area and there are tons of great places to eat within walking distance from The Holiday Inn – “At The Pavilion”!
Check out our roundup of our guests’ favorite Myrtle Beach Boardwalk Restaurants:
Bandito’s Restaurant & Cantina | (843) 808-9800
Do you enjoy a little Latin flare in your food? Then head over to the newest Boardwalk restaurant, Bandito’s Restaurant & Cantina. This oceanfront eatery serves up the area’s best Latin inspired cuisine and offers decadent drinks to match. Here, guests can enjoy a variety of traditional Mexican fare, like Quesadillas, Tacos, Enchiladas, and Latin-inspired dishes. The oceanfront outdoor seating area is a popular draw to this boardwalk favorite. They offer specials throughout the week like $1 beers every Sunday and Trivia on Mondays from 7:00-9:00 pm with $3 tacos and $5 nachos! Bandito’s is opened daily from 11:00 am until 2:00 am and is located at 1410 N. Ocean Blvd.
Pier House Restaurant | (843) 445-7437
Located on the end of the Boardwalk on the Second Avenue Pier, Pier House Restaurant offers fresh seafood and spectacular ocean vistas. Open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, the menu includes an eclectic variety of succulent seafood and traditional American cuisine. There is also an open air bar on top of the restaurant with a more casual atmosphere. Here, guests can enjoy lighter fare, enjoy drinks, and catch a sports game while enjoying the endless Atlantic views.
Dagwood’s Deli | (843) 448-0100
Sometimes a hot day at the beach calls for a fresh deli sandwich and Dagwood’s Deli is the place to go. Dagwood’s has long been a favorite among locals and visitors alike because of their fast, friendly service and fresh, hearty deli offerings. They offer every type of sandwich you can imagine, in addition to a variety of salads and baskets, so you are sure to find something for even the pickiest of eaters! Be sure to stop by on a Wednesdays and enjoy their “Free Cookie Day”. Dagwood’s Deli is located conveniently near Holiday Inn – “At The Pavilion” at 400 11th Avenue North.
Landshark Bar & Grill | (843) 788-0001
This Myrtle Beach Boardwalk favorite is located right in front of the iconic Myrtle Beach SkyWheel and just a few convenient steps away from Holiday Inn – “ At The Pavilion”. It’s the perfect place to grab a bite to eat on the fly and enjoy a great upbeat environment. The casual atmosphere is ideal for families on the go and the cuisine is perfect for picky eaters in the group. The menu includes a variety of classic American fare –burgers, hotdogs, salads, and sandwiches. At night, Landshark regularly features live bands for guest entertainment. Visit their retail store and bring a piece of the island life home with you! Landshark Bar & Grill is open daily from 11:00 am until 10:00 pm for lunch and dinner.
ART Burger Sushi Bar | (843) 839-4774
ART Burger Sushi Bar has quickly becoming a favorite among Myrtle Beach visitors and locals alike. Located towards the south end of the boardwalk at 706 Ocean Boulevard, ART offers a modern and eclectic atmosphere and great eats that you can’t find anywhere else. The name gives away their specialties – burgers, and sushi – and both are equally delectable! They are also the only eatery along the Grand Strand to offer unique nitrogen frozen concoctions. Start with a delicious appetizer of fried mozzarella wontons and then dive into their Picasso Burger with marinated red onions and blue cheese sauce. Or try the Omakase sushi roll where their sushi chef will use his artistic culinary skills and design a roll exclusively for you! Open daily for lunch and dinner from 12:00-9:00 pm.
Oceanfront Bar & Grill | (843) 448-5142
Established in 1948, Oceanfront Bar & Grill has been a Myrtle Beach tradition for over 60 years. Known for their fun upbeat atmosphere and diverse menu, this is a great dining option where you can enjoy everything from salads, sandwiches, and hotdogs to heartier options like wings, seafood, and burgers. Our favorite menu item? Their Boom Boom Shrimp Basket! This oceanfront staple often hosts live bands and other festive events to keep you entertained while you enjoy their cuisine and the beautiful ocean views. Oceanfront Bar & Grill is located at 100 9th Avenue North and their hours are Monday through Sunday from 11:00am until midnight. To see their full menu, list of events, and even view their live webcam visit their website here.
Pier 14 Restaurant & Lounge | (843) 448-4314
Located on the northern end of the Boardwalk, this oceanfront favorite is open for lunch and dinner and serves up a variety of beach favorites. Indulge in a hand cut steak, a decadent seafood entrée, or stick with a hearty fried seafood basket or a fat, juicy burger. Their creative drink menu offers a wide variety of beachy drinks that set the stage for a night out on the Myrtle Beach Boardwalk. What’s even better? The convenient location means you are close to all of the downtown action! The Pier 14 Restaurant is open Monday through Sunday from 11:00am – 10:00pm.
The Bowery | 843-626-3445
A Myrtle Beach tradition since 1944, the Bowery prides itself on being a boardwalk restaurant and bar for over 75 years! Their restaurant (which they call Duffy’s Tavern) is known for delicious burgers and unique appetizer options. Come enjoy Shirley’s Swirly Potato Chips on a Stick, Matt’s Mahi Bites, or their 8th Wonder Burger that’s loaded with a full pound of Angus beef and all the toppings you could imagine! Enjoy live music every Friday and Saturday by The Bounty Hunters and be sure to check out their website for other fun events each month! The Bowery is open daily from 11:00 am to 2:00 am.
The Chemist | (843) 445-7077
If you’re looking for a unique dining experience check out The Chemist, located at 300 9th Avenue North. Try one of their craft cocktail concoctions served in a beaker glass while you browse the menu. Order an experiment (a Chemist appetizer) like ahi poke tuna or sweet potato tots served with a bacon maple dip. At The Chemist, you won’t just have great food you’ll get an experience unlike any other in Myrtle Beach!
Atlas Tap House | (843) 945-9122
Atlas Tap House is a hidden gem on 1004 Chester Street, just a short walk from the Boardwalk, that all the locals flock to. They have over 30 beers on tap and some of the best pub food on the Grand Strand. Try a few of our favorites like the Mozzarella Risotto Balls, Pork Belly Nuggets, or the Hangover Burger. If you want to enjoy the summer breeze while you eat, sit out back on their patio where they show live sports on their big screen or if you’re feeling competitive play a round of cornhole.