Top 10 Places to Eat on Restaurant Row

By Marissa Polascak • July 18, 2016
Chesapeake House is a wonderful place to eat on Restaurant Row in Myrtle Beach!
Chesapeake House is a wonderful place to eat on Restaurant Row in Myrtle Beach!

Sure, there are tons of amazing restaurants scattered across the Grand Strand, but Restaurant Row is a popular spot for grabbing a great meal while in Myrtle Beach. From Japanese and Italian to steakhouses and seafood restaurants, Restaurant Row is home to eateries that will satisfy the palate of any vacationer.

Check out this list of some of the restaurants you can find on Restaurant Row in Myrtle Beach:

Carolina Seafood & Steak

Carolina Seafood & Steak is a family-friendly restaurant that is located in the old Cagney’s building. This restaurant is home to a large dining area that is decorated by Italian-style décor and warm accents. The menu at Carolina Seafood & Steak features a wide variety of options including appetizers, soup, salad, pizzas, burgers, ribs, and entrees made with chicken, steak, porkchops, seafood and more. Some specialty dishes include Lobster Tail, Filet Mignon, Whole Roasted Cornish Hen, and Pacific Coast Salmon. After enjoying lunch or dinner, grab a tasty dessert from the dessert case!

Chesapeake House

If you’re looking for fresh seafood in Myrtle Beach, check out Chesapeake House on Restaurant Row. This restaurant, which is known for being “voted Best Seafood from Calabash, NC to Georgetown, SC,” is home to a menu that is chock-full of amazing entrees. Menu items here range from Seafood Specialties to Land Favorites, so that everyone in your group can order a meal they will enjoy. Entrees here are served with a house salad or coleslaw, as well as a choice of veggie. Just make sure you don’t get too full on the delectable bread basket that comes with cinnamon rolls, hush puppies, and yeast rolls.

Chestnut Hill

Serving Myrtle Beach since 1987, Chestnut Hill is a family owned restaurant that cooks up top-notch meals on Restaurant Row. Hungry vacationers can stop by here for the Early Small Plate Menu, Happy Hour, or Dinner. Chestnut Hill’s menu provides guests with a long list of options including appetizers, soups, salads, and entrees made with beef, chicken, pork, veal, and seafood. While dining at Chestnut Hill, enjoy the beautiful views of the pond outside, where it isn’t uncommon to see wildlife such as alligators and turtles.

Chuck’s Steak House

If you’re in the mood for a great steak and a unique atmosphere, then head on over to Chuck’s Steak House. This Restaurant Row eatery boasts a hunting-lodge style dining room with wildlife inspired décor. Vacationers can sit back and relax in the casual dining room while feasting on an array of menu items. The menu at Chuck’s Steak House features appetizers, burgers, sandwiches, a salad bar, desserts, and dinner entrée options such as pork chops, lobster tails, baby back ribs, seafood, and steak entrees made with Certified Angus Beef.


Take a break from the norm and indulge in some Japanese fare at Miyabi on Restaurant Row.  This Japanese steak & seafood house will amaze your tastebuds with traditional eastern flavors and dishes cooked to perfection. Sit down with your family at the Teppanyaki table and enjoy selections such as shrimp, Teriyaki chicken, filet mignon, and vegetables prepared right in front of you. This type of restaurant is great for a family dinner because it is fun and the food is delicious! If you’re not in the mood for Teppanyaki, then ask for Miyabi’s full sushi menu!  


Another Japanese restaurant on Restaurant Row is Nakato. This family owned Japanese Steakhouse was one of the first restaurants to introduce Teppanyaki style dining to the area. Sit down and watch as your chef prepares your meal in front of your eyes. Menu items here include hibachi, appetizers, soups, salads, noodles, and sushi.


Mangia! Chow down on some Italian favorites at Rossi’s Italian restaurant in Myrtle Beach. Located in the Galleria off of Restaurant Row, Rossi’s is a favorite spot among locals and visitors to the area.  Enjoy a glass of wine while dining on Antipasti, and entrees made with pasta, veal, chicken, seafood, lobster tail, and more! Of course, no Italian meal is complete without a delectable dessert, so be sure to ask your server what desserts are available before you leave.

The Original Benjamin’s

Most people who visit Myrtle Beach love to eat seafood during their visit, and what’s better than a buffet featuring all of the seafood imaginable? The Original Benjamin’s doesn’t only boast beautiful views of the Intracoastal Waterway, but this restaurant is also home to a 170-item buffet. Buffet items include fresh seafood, crab legs, pasta, a carving station, and more. This large restaurant is great for the whole family, as The Original Benjamin’s has many things for kids and adults to see and enjoy.

Thoroughbreds Restaurant

Experience fine dining at an affordable price at Thoroughbreds Chophouse & Seafood Grille in Myrtle Beach. Since 1988, this restaurant has been recognized as one of the best fine dining restaurants and one of the most romantic restaurants in the area. The menu here features sections that are inspired by horse racing such as The Starting Gate (appetizers), The Finish Line, and more. Menu items include salads, soups, appetizers, steaks, seafood, and much more.

Whiskey Beach Bar & Grill

Do you love Country music? Then there is no better place to eat than Whiskey Beach Bar & Grill. This Country Western establishment is known for great live entertainment and a menu full of tasty eats. From 11 a.m. until 2 p.m., hungry guests can opt for the Country Vittles Buffer, which features Southern favorites that change daily. There is also a regular menu that has options like appetizers, salads, wings, sandwiches, wraps, burgers, and more.