Best Places to get a Cocktail in Myrtle Beach

By Marissa Polascak • August 23, 2016

Vacationing in Myrtle Beach? Treat yourself to a nice cold cocktail while lounging by the pool or out for a nice dinner. And, if you’re a local, treat yourself, too. After all, you do live in the one of the top getaway spots in the country, so every day is a vacation for you!

Whether you are a visitor or a local, everyone deserves a stress relieving cocktail every once in a while. Kick back, relax, and enjoy a tasty drink from one of these Best Places to get a Cocktail in Myrtle Beach:

710 North Myrtle Beach

710 North Myrtle Beach is a mecca for fun for the whole family. This upscale entertainment center is home to several bowling lanes, games, live music, and a full-scale restaurant and bar. Along with a long list of wines, 710 North Myrtle Beach serves up a variety of tasty cocktails. After a round or two of bowling, grab a drink on the rocks. The drink menu features classic favorites like the Bloody Mary and Sex on the Beach, as well as other drinks with clever names such as The Silence of the Lemons (Gentleman Jack Whiskey, Cointreau, sweet and sour, and lemon-lime soda), Honey I Spiked the Tea (Jack Daniel’s Tennessee Honey and Iced Tea) and more. Of course, you can also order one of 710’s frozen drinks, too!

Abuelo’s

Abuelo’s cooks up amazing Mexican food, and their drinks are no different. Located by Coastal Grand Mall, Abuelo’s offers guests a cocktail menu full of Mexican-inspired drinks. Along with your dish, order one of Abuelo’s array of Margaritas, which come either on the rocks or frozen, and in many flavors. In addition to a variety of Margaritas, this Mexican restaurant also offers Sangria Rocks, Sangria Swirl (house frozen Sangrua with La Grandeza Margarita), Mojito Shakers, and the Skinny Mojito.

Art Burger Sushi Bar

For a unique experience at the beach, visit Art Burger Sushi Bar on Ocean Boulevard. This restaurant, which is located in downtown Myrtle Beach, boasts a unique atmosphere with local artwork adorning the walls. Here you will find a variety of interesting food items, as well as a long menu full of carefully crafted cocktails; some of which are made with liquid nitrogen for a cool flair. Order a beer, some wine, a Martini, an Asian influenced specialty drink, or a specialty cocktail such as the Salvador Da Mint (Tanquerary/Bombay Sapphire, Apple Pucker and sweet and sour mix, muddled with cucumber and fresh mint), Piece of Art (Southern Comfort, peach schnapps, amaretto, pineapple juice, and cranberry juice), and more.

Jimmy Buffett’s Margaritaville

It’s Five O’Clock Somewhere, right? Jimmy Buffett’s Margaritaville at Broadway at the Beach is a hotspot for grabbing a cocktail, a good meal, and spending time with friends. Enjoy the scenery of Broadway at the Beach by the outdoor bar, or sip on your drink inside the unique and interesting dining room. Sure, you can always order beer or wine here, but the cocktail menu at Margaritaville is nearly irresistible.  Guests at Margaritaville can indulge in the 5 O’Clock Somewhere (Margaritaville Silver Rum and Paradise Passion Fruit Tequila, BACARDI® 151° Rum, orange juice, pineapple juice, sweet & sour, and splash of grenadine all served on the rocks), the Who’s To Blame® Margarita (Margaritaville Gold Tequila, triple sec, and house made margarita blend), and tons of other mouthwatering cocktails.

Martin’s Restaurant

Situated inside Long Bay Resort, Martin’s Restaurant welcomes the public to come on in and dine. The menu here features a large variety of dishes ranging from the signature Wiener Schnitzel to pasta, chicken, duck, steak, and more. Any dish pairs well with one of Martin’s cocktails. The drink menu here features mostly classic cocktails such as Appletinis, Bahama Mamas, Cosmopolitans, and more. Who knows; you may find a drink you’ve never tried before!

Moe Moons

Before walking along the Myrtle Beach Boardwalk, or after lounging on the beach, head to Moe Moons on the boardwalk for a refreshing cocktail. Moe Moons is known for their large fishbowl drinks, which can be for two people if you feel like sharing. Moe Moons also serves wine, as well as Blender Blaster drinks, which are served inside of a pineapple.

Ocean Annie’s Beach Bar

If you’re looking for a true beach bar to hang out at, then Ocean Annie’s Beach Bar is the place for you. This oceanfront bar allows easy access to and from the beach, and also has a free public pool to use while you’re having fun. Treat yourself to one (or two) of Ocean Annie’s specialty drinks such as Annie’s Tea (vodka, tequila, rum, gin with sour, Triple Sec, lime, and cola), the Myrtle Breeze (vodka, pineapple, and cranberry), the Grand Strand Lemonade (bourbon, Triple Sec, lime, sour, and Sprite), and more. You’ll have a hard time trying to decide what to order here, as all the drinks sound amazingly delicious while you’re breathing in the ocean air.

The Chemist

The Chemist’s slogan is “Craft Cocktails & Modern Cuisine,” so this is no-brainer as a choice for a place to grab a cocktail in Myrtle Beach. This science-inspired restaurant has a unique menu as well as a long list of interesting cocktails with clever names. Try the Thyme Machine along with the Flux Capacitor for a variety of delicious tastes. Other cocktails here include the Mad Scientist, Professor’s Punch, Gin Fusion, Noble Honey, Tryptonic, The Sixth Element, Molecular Mule, Bourbon Flask, Old Luxardo, Atomic Bulleit, Radioactive Coke, Periodically Peach Martini, Moderntini, Labtini, and the Viscositini.

Vintage Twelve

Kingston Resorts’ Vintage Twelve restaurant offers upscale dining with a Southern flair. While many people visit Vintage Twelve for a great meal, many others stop by this restaurant for a wonderful cocktail. The craft cocktail menu at Vintage Twelve isn’t necessarily long, but it is full of flavor. Sip on a Jungle Bird (Gosling rum, Campari, fresh pineapple juice, lime juice, and sugar), a Smoked Maple Old Fashioned (Pendleton Rye Whiskey, smoked maple, walnut bitters), the El Diablo (Espolon tequila, black currant cordial, lemon juice, and ginger beer), or one of the other amazing selections. The cocktail menu also describes the taste of each drink, making it easy to choose something that appeals to your taste buds.

Wicked Tuna

Take in the gorgeous scenery of the Murrells Inlet Marshwalk from the deck of the Wicked Tuna. Wicked Tuna prides themselves on their fresh fish dishes as well as their awesome bar. The names of the cocktails on Wicked Tuna’s signature cocktail menu are inspired by local lore and historic places. Get your drink on by sipping on one of the following: The Lost Ring, Scarlet Sister Mary, Flagg Flood, Palmetto Blossom, Goat Island Martini, Atalaya, Gray Man, and The Hammer.