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First Timers to Myrtle Beach with the Family!!!

brianm21 Jun 11, 2012 08:40 PM

Hi Fellow Foodies!!!

I will be travelling with my family (my wife, 3 yrd old, and baby) this July to Myrtle Beach for the first time.I am looking for recommendations on places to eat that are not overly pricey but where we can have still experience a great local dish with the family. Any help and suggestions would be greatly appreciated.

We will have access to a sitter for a night or two and also looking for any trendy restaurants that my wife and I can enjoy a great meal at. Criteria for those nights would be great atmosphere and people watching if applicable, good food not overly priced.

Thanks and looking forward to seeing your suggestions


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    jclackey Jun 17, 2012 05:29 AM

    Here are some suggestions: In the city of Myrtle Beach, head to the Sea Captain's House on Ocean Blvd. It has a gorgeous view and great food...lunch or dinner. You can't go wrong. For a fun experience, drive to Murrells Inlet for an early dinner...it is a little fishing village south of MB with lots of seafood restaurants on the water...lovely and local and you can walk the boardwalk when you are finished eating. Dave's Dockside has great food and atmosphere. Good luck and good eating!

    1. b
      billray68 Jun 16, 2012 11:57 AM

      Calabash to the extream North (on the coast at the NC/SC line), or Murrell's Inlet to the not so far South of MB are two great areas, where almost ANY restaurant you select qfter seeing it will be great, I promise! It should be noted however, that 'Calabash' is almost synonomous with 'fried'. .

      1. j
        jclackey Jun 14, 2012 02:23 PM

        Myrtle Beach is a large area, so it depends where you will be staying.

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          mollybelle Jun 12, 2012 06:39 PM

          North or south end of the beach?

          1. carolinadawg Jun 12, 2012 05:45 PM

            Great and trendy are not typically used to describe MB. Here are some previous posts that may be of help:


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