This locally owned and operated establishment has a dedicated following among locals and regular visitors. Thoroughbreds has been a fixture on Myrtle Beach’s famed Restaurant Row since opening in 1988 and is known as one of the top fine-dining options on the Grand Strand.
In keeping with the racehorse theme, Thoroughbreds’ menu is divided into courses consisting of seven furlongs – from the Starting Gate to the Finish Line. In between a nice spread of appetizers and desserts is a stable of selection of soups, salads and entrees. The Belmont Stakes includes Steak Au Poivre, Slow-Roasted Prime Rib and Chateaubriand; Seabiscuit features Lowcountry Crab Cakes, Grouper Nantua and Salmon Provencal; and The Preakness offers Calf Liver, Rack of Lamb and Duck Du Jour. The Homestretch has Thoroughbred’s famous Kentucky Derby Pie and a wide range of coffees and cordials. In addition to a thorough wine list and a full bar, Thoroughbred’s has its own line of creative martini’s for the perfect nightcap to a great meal.
Thoroughbred’s is known for fine dining in an elegant environment. The equestrian theme is evident in the décor, featuring a clubhouse feel and charmingly appointed dining area. The crowd tends to be upscale golfers and local movers-and-shakers, and the service is impeccable.