Top 10 Breakfast Restaurants in Myrtle Beach

By Marissa Polascak • November 28, 2016

There is no better way to start your day than with an amazing breakfast, and there are several Myrtle Beach restaurants that understand that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. Serving fluffy pancakes to mouthwatering omelets and more, check out these top 10 best breakfast restaurants in Myrtle Beach:

Dino's House of Pancakes

If you love a good stack of delectable pancakes, then Dino’s House of Pancakes in North Myrtle beach may be the place for you. This quaint breakfast restaurant is home to 18 different types of pancakes, ranging from silver dollar pancakes to cherry pancakes and everything in between. Other items include delicious French toast, waffles, breakfast sandwiches, eggs, omelets, and breakfast specials such as Crab Cake Benedict and Salmon Benny.

Eggs Up Grill

With multiple locations across the Grand Strand, Eggs Up Grill fans can enjoy an awesome breakfast whether visiting Pawleys Island, Myrtle Beach, Surfside, Conway, Garden City, or North Myrtle Beach. The breakfast options at Eggs Up Grill are aplenty with choices like benedicts, omelets, pancakes, waffles, French toast, breakfast sandwiches, and more. Breakfast favorites here are Corned Beef Hash & Eggs, Steak & Eggs, Blueberry Muffin & Eggs, All Good Things (egg white omelet with spinach, mushrooms, tomatoes, diced turkey bacon and feta cheese), The Classic (two eggs with your choice of bacon or sausage, served with home fries or grits and toast), and the Mason Dixon (two eggs with sausage patties, biscuit and gravy served with home fries or grits.

Golden Egg

If you’re driving down the road and spot a huge golden egg on top of a building, you should probably pull over and treat yourself to a wonderful meal. Golden Egg in Surfside Beach is a hotspot for breakfast among locals and visitors to the area. This family-friendly restaurant has all things breakfast – from eggs & omelets to waffles & pancakes; even the pickiest eater will find something they will love at Golden Egg. Notable items include Stuffed French Toast, Western Omelet Sandwich, Italian Chicken Omelet, and the Breakfast Bowl (scrambled eggs laid out in a bowl with home fries, chorizo, or bacon, or sausage, cheese, topped with sausage gravy.

Golden Griddle Pancake House

Golden Griddle Pancake House is certainly easy to spot; this family-friendly breakfast restaurant is painted a vibrant yellow that attracts a morning crowd day after day. At Golden Griddle Pancake House, visitors can indulge in a variety of pancakes, as well as waffles, omelets, sandwiches, and much more. Be sure to come here on an empty stomach!

Hot Stacks Pancake House

Hot Stacks Pancake House is practically a household name around here; this local restaurant has three locations throughout the area, including Myrtle Beach, downtown Myrtle Beach, and North Myrtle Beach. As the name implies, Hot Stacks Pancake House has a menu chock-full of pancake options, but there are also tons of other breakfast items available, too! Check out the Greek-Cado roll (scrambled eggs, bacon, tomato, avocado, and feta in a flour tortilla with hollandaise sauce), or the Acapulco Omelet (chorizo sausage, diced tomatoes, onions, mozzarella & cheddar cheese with lettuce, avocado, jalapenos, and sour cream on the side).


IHOP, also known as the International House of Pancakes, is one of those rare 24-hour chains that Americans recognize all across the country. Myrtle Beach has two locations – one downtown and one near Carolina Forest, both of which uphold to the standard of IHOP’s delicious cuisine. For breakfast (which you can order any time of the day), hungry visitors can dig into pancakes, French toast, waffles, crepes, omelets, and much more.

Johnny D's Waffles and Bakery

If you go to Johnny D’s Waffles and Bakery, you may have to wait; but believe us—it’s worth it! This locally owned and operated restaurant cooks up fresh breakfast meals like omelets, waffles, benedicts, biscuits & gravy, pastries, bagels, skillets, pancakes, French toast, breakfast sandwiches, and more. Try the Pork Belly Benedict, the Coconut Banana French Waffle, Chicken & Waffles, or the Irish Skillet (Boars Head® Corned Beef, onions over golden brown home fries with melted jack & cheddar cheese, topped with two eggs over light, drizzled with hollandaise sauce).

Mammy's Kitchen

When you drive past Mammy’s Kitchen in the morning, there is almost always guaranteed a line out the door, but don’t let that stop you from trying out this Myrtle Beach staple. Mammy’s Kitchen has been serving mouthwatering breakfast dishes since 1953, and to this day, folks flock to this eatery to start their day the right way. Perhaps the breakfast buffet is the main attraction here, but Mammy’s also serves buttermilk pancakes, waffles, eggs, bacon, corned beef hash, omelets, breakfast sandwiches, biscuits, and English muffins.

Plantation Pancake House

Since 1985, Plantation Pancake House in Surfside Beach has been brightening the morning of locals and visitors to the Grand Strand. And, while the restaurant does make some awesome pancakes, Plantation Pancake House is quite known for their 71 omelets that have hungry mouths coming back for more. Enjoy omelet selections like the Charleston (shrimp, broccoli, onions, and cheddar cheese), the Grand Strand (ham, mushrooms, onions, peppers, with American cheese), the Surf & Turf (thinly sliced grilled sirloin steak, grilled shrimp, onions, and Swiss cheese); the list goes on and on!

Sea Captain's House Restaurant

Sea Captain’s House Restaurant isn’t only known for their seafood and beautiful oceanfront view, but this restaurant is also widely recognized for their diverse breakfast menu. At Sea Captain’s House, you can opt to start your day with a fully loaded breakfast buffet, or order something off of the menu. Menu items include pancakes, waffles, French toast, eggs, steak & eggs, biscuits & gravy, benedicts, or one of the restaurant’s signature omelets such as the Seafarer’s Omelet (three egg omelet with shrimp, lump crabmeat, mushrooms, scallions, and Monterey Jack cheese).