102 THINGS TO DO IN MYRTLE BEACH

83. Breakfast Restaurants

Many vacationers and visitors like to get out of their rooms and start their days early at any one of the fantastic Myrtle Beach breakfast restaurants.

From buffets to full-service diner-style restaurants, nobody cooks up pancakes, eggs, bacon and waffles any better than our area chefs. Long before fast-food chains got into the business, America fell in love with breakfast and brunch away from home.

Whether part of a Sunday drive, or for America’s early-morning workforce, or just for a chance to socialize, the esteemed pancake houses and roadside breakfast restaurants became a permanent part of the landscape beginning in the 1930s and 1940s. Today that tradition continues.

Here along the Grand Strand you can’t drive 100 feet and not be enticed by one or more of these charming establishments, steeped in tradition and ready to serve. They say it’s the most important meal of the day, so make sure it’s delicious.

Tar Baby's Pancakes

This beloved North Myrtle Beach breakfast buffett’s name was inspired by African folk tales later turned into the Br’er Rabbit fables in the 1880s. The briar patch of restaurants got easier to navigate when Tar Baby’s Pancakes opened for breakfast, brunch, and lunch. Southern fixin’s fill the 60-item buffet, including all your Southern favorites. Pull out the syrup and create your own delightful, delicious and sticky” meal at Tar Baby’s!

Tar Baby's Pancakes
Golden Griddle Pancake House

Since 1975, this North Myrtle Beach landmark has served golfers with those early tee times, and scores of vacationers and locals eager to start their day on the beach with a hearty all-American breakfast. Made to order omelets, hash browns, home fries, waffles, grits, fresh, hot coffee, daily specials, senior and kids’ menu, dine-in or carryout, has made the Golden Griddle a must visit for so many.

Golden Griddle Pancake House