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Impress Your Sweetheart at Myrtle Beach’s Most Romantic Restaurants

Loving couple holding hands during romantic dinner

Unless you’re living under a rock or haven’t been in a Walmart lately, you have to know that Valentine’s Day is quickly approaching. This year, why not up your game and treat your sweetheart to a romantic weekend Valentine’s vacation to Myrtle Beach? After all, with so many great things to do along the Grand Strand, your getaway is sure to be a memorable one. And when it’s time to plan that unforgettable Valentine’s dinner, there’s a bevy of fantastic restaurants that are sure to delight your sweetie! Here are some of the most popular romantic dining spots around Myrtle Beach.


The Library

Whatever you do, don’t be fooled by the name. The Library is absolutely one of the most distinguished restaurants along the entire Grand Strand, ideal for treating your loved one to an unforgettable dinner. From their lengthy wine list to the tuxedoed wait staff with a combined century of experience, The Library is class all the way. The Library is one of a few restaurants along the Grand Strand to offer full tableside service, with knowledgeable waiters to help you pick the perfect entree, drink pairing, and decadent dessert to finish things off. Signature dishes include roast duckling, steak Diane, and a rack of lamb for two. To bring your romantic dinner to an even higher level, guests can reserve a secluded dining area tucked away in their world-class wine cellar, perfect for a special occasion or to pop the question to your soulmate.


SeaBlue Restaurant and Wine Bar

Situated at 501 Highway 17 North in North Myrtle Beach, SeaBlue Restaurant and Wine Bar has garnered a reputation as one of the finest dining spots along the entire Grand Strand. SeaBlue combines modern American and classic French cuisines for entrees that are second to none, ranging from savory seafood risotto or double-cut rack of lamb to unique options like braised short rib ravioli or crispy duck breast paired with wild game sausage. Each of these delightful entrees can be paired with delectable sides such as asiago potatoes gratin, goat cheese creamed spinach, or skillet truffle macaroni, and cheese. On top of its mouth-watering menu, SeaBlue offers a magnificent wine list that has garnered awards from Wine Spectator magazine and the restaurant itself surrounds guests in chic decor that puts a bow on what is sure to be a memorable Valentine’s dinner.


New York Prime

For the absolute peak of juicy, perfectly seared steak, Myrtle Beach visitors cannot miss New York Prime. Guests have frequented New York Prime for years to enjoy their USDA Prime dry-aged steaks along with top-shelf options like colossal shrimp cocktail, jumbo lump crab meat, and fresh Florida stone crabs. No matter whether you choose their petite New York strip or their enormous 40-ounce Porterhouse for two, you are expertly broiled cut of beef that will be tender, juicy, and cooked exactly to your liking. New York Prime also boasts a lengthy and diverse wine list showcasing options from around the world. The friendly and experienced wait staff offers tableside service for many dishes and are experts and help guide you through a fantastic culinary voyage. From the cozy supper-club-inspired decor to the tantalizing menu options, New York Prime is a fantastic choice for your upcoming Valentine’s date!

These are only a few of the numerous romantic dining spots located all along the Grand Strand. Now that we’ve given you some great suggestions, make the move to book Valentine’s weekend vacation to Myrtle Beach! Beach Vacations offers amazing accommodations at Barefoot Resort Vacation in North Myrtle Beach, SC

Top 5 Burger Joints in the Myrtle Beach Area

A delicious looking hamburger with a grilled bun

What’s better than a nice, juicy burger when you’re enjoying a fabulous Myrtle Beach vacation? You could opt for the same-old, same-old options available at any number of fast-food eateries scattered around the Grand Strand, or you could try out one of the following establishments that each bring something unique to your burger experience!

River City Cafe
There are seven different River City Cafe locations along the Grand Strand, from Murrells Inlet to Myrtle Beach to North Myrtle Beach, and they all serve both traditional burgers and more unique options. You could stay safe and order the House Cheeseburger, featuring all of the typical accompaniments, or venture out and try something unusual like the notorious Peanut Butter Burger or Cheetos Burger, which taste exactly as they sound. Go all out and order the “Kitchen Sink” Burger Platter, which comes with two patties stacked with Texas chili, hickory smoked bacon, grilled onions, jalapenos, mushrooms, Swiss and cheddar, lettuce, tomato, pickles, mustard, mayo, stuffed between two grilled cheese sandwiches, served with a pile of fries, two giant fried onion rings, and slaw. You definitely don’t have to worry about the lack of variety when you go for a burger at River City Cafe!

Even though it’s known for its wide variety of delicious beverages, Margaritaville offers up great burgers inspired by acclaimed recording artist Jimmy Buffett. Located at Broadway at the Beach, this dining establishment immerses you in the sights, sounds, and tastes of the Islands! Try the signature Cheeseburger in Paradise, featuring American cheese, lettuce, tomato, and pickles. For a burger with an Italian flare, try their Caprese Burger, which comes with fresh mozzarella cheese, tomato, fresh basil, and a balsamic glaze. There are many other hamburger options on the menu, as well as something a little bit different: the Bison Burger topped with gouda cheese, tomato, lettuce, and BBQ aioli. If you’re looking for a place that combines a great variety of drinks with an amazing burger selection, try out Jimmy Buffett’s Margaritaville!

ART Burger Sushi Bar
This oceanfront establishment in the heart of Myrtle Beach prides itself on artistically-styled and themed drinks, burgers, and sushi. ART Burger Sushi Bar emphasizes gourmet quality in a fun and unique atmosphere. Using only responsibly-raised, grass-fed beef with no added hormones or antibiotics, ART provides guests with many wonderful burger choices! Mostly named for famous artists, burgers range from traditional (Rockwell All American Burger) to more distinct choices like the Picasso, made with Ground Beef Patty topped with Blue Cheese Crumbles, Marinated Red Onions, Lettuce, Tomato, and Blue Cheese Sauce, or the Dali, featuring Ground Beef Patty, Fried Pickles, Avocado Ranch, Lettuce and Tomato. Receive a lesson in art as you enjoy the artistic creations served up by the ART chefs.

This burger joint with strong Hollywood ties has taken Myrtle Beach by storm since setting up shop at Broadway at the Beach. Though they serve an array of food selections including sandwiches and salads, the namesake burgers are what make this place a gem. Try out The Melt, a 1/3 lb. burger, topped with American “government” cheese, bacon, caramelized onions, house-made pickles, and mustard, served between thick-cut bread slices, or go traditional with The Our Burger, featuring all of your favorite accompaniments. Travel back to your childhood when you get Mom’s Sloppy Joe, an open-faced sandwich on thick sliced griddled bread smothered with house-made sloppy Joe and finished with crispy onions, Paul’s signature Wahl sauce, and house-made cheese sauce. We like this winning combination! Stop by Broadway at the Beach and give Wahlburgers a try.

Poppy’s Burgers & Subs
Located just south of Myrtle Beach in Murrells Inlet, South Carolina, Poppy’s Burgers & Subs is a locally-owned and operated dining establishment that focuses on fresh and never frozen hamburgers. There’s no shortage of choices when you dine at Poppy’s. Like other burger joints, they offer traditional options like regular hamburgers, cheeseburgers, and bacon cheeseburgers, but we suggest taking the bold step towards one of their many other unique options! Try the Smokehouse Burger, topped with grilled ham, bacon, cheddar cheese, and smothered with BBQ sauce, or the Mexican Burger, piled high with grilled jalapenos, then topped with salsa, tortilla strips, and covered with cheddar cheese. Operated by a chef with more than two decades of experience in the restaurant industry, you won’t be disappointed when stopping by and grabbing a burger from Poppy’s Burgers & Subs!

No matter where you decide to stop for a burger during your vacation, you’re sure to enjoy one of these special restaurants that bring you more hamburger options than you could imagine! Let us know what you think!