Holiday meal guide: Myrtle Beach restaurants open Christmas Eve, Christmas Day

Many restaurants in Myrtle Beach are open on Christmas Eve, and some are even open on Christmas Day.
Many restaurants in Myrtle Beach are open on Christmas Eve, and some are even open on Christmas Day.

The holidays are a time to eat, drink and be merry. If slaving away in the kitchen isn't for you, check out these great Myrtle Beach area restaurants that are open either Christmas Eve and/or Christmas Day for your culinary pleasure. Enjoy a pleasant holiday meal without all the work and cleanup!

Times may change depending on staffing and demand so you may want to call ahead. If you'd like to add a restaurant to this list, please email [email protected]

California Dreaming

California Dreaming 10429 N Kings Hwy, Myrtle Beach , SC 29575

With a variety of steaks, seafood and salads to choose from, California Dreaming is an ideal spot to grab a bite during the holidays. Christmas Eve hours for both Grand Strand locations are 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Christmas Day hours are 1 p.m. to 9 p.m. A special dinner will be offered at both locations on Christmas.

Captain George’s

Captain George’s 1401 29th Avenue North, Myrtle Beach, SC 29577

Captain George's Seafood Restaurant will be open from 3-9 p.m. on Christmas Eve. The all-you-can-eat seafood buffet offers steamed shrimp, blackened Mahi, broiled salmon, Prime Rib, New England Clam Chowder and much more.

Carolina Roadhouse

Carolina Roadhouse 4617 N Kings Hwy, Myrtle Beach, SC 29577

Join Carolina Roadhouse on Christmas Eve from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. or Christmas Day from 1-9 p.m. They're serving delicious barbeque options, sizzling steaks, enormous salads and much more.

Castano’s Italian Steakhouse

Castano’s Italian Steakhouse 4926 Hwy 17 S, North Myrtle Beach, SC 29582

Castano's Italian Steakhouse at Barefoot Landing will be open from 4-8 p.m. this Christmas Eve. Pro-tip: Try the Bruschettas!

Chestnut Hill: The Restaurant

Chestnut Hill: The Restaurant 9922 North Kings Highway, Myrtle Beach, SC 29572

Chestnut Hill will serve dinner on Christmas Eve until 8 p.m. Large parties are welcome and reservations are suggested.

Croissants Bistro & Bakery

Croissants Bistro & Bakery 3751 Robert M. Grissom Parkway , Myrtle Beach , SC 29577

Croissants Bistro and Bakery will serve up tasty treats, breakfast and lunch from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. this Christmas Eve. Order a platter of goodies to-go and take your pick from cookie trays, assorted French Macarons, breads, strudels, pies, cakes and so much more. They can also cook up your main course and sides. Just place your orders ahead of time.

Fiesta del Burro Loco

Fiesta del Burro Loco 960 Jason Boulevard, Myrtle Beach, SC 29577

Craving Mexican food? Burro Loco will open on Christmas Eve from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. with sizzling fajitas and tasty margaritas. They'll open again on Christmas Day from 4-9 p.m.


Filet's Restaurant

Filet's in North Myrtle Beach will be open from 1-6 p.m. Christmas Day.

Greg Norman’s Australian Grille

Greg Norman’s Australian Grille 4930 Highway 17 South, North Myrtle Beach, SC 29582

Greg Norman's Australian Grille will open from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Christmas Eve and 2 p.m. to close Christmas Day. They're offering a few Christmas specials including a composed salad; fresh grouper served over cranberry rice pilaf; roasted goose over sausage and dried cranberry dressing; filet topped with lobster-compound butter and more.

Gulfstream Cafe

Gulfstream Cafe 1536 South Waccamaw Drive, Garden City, SC 29576

Gulfstream Cafe will be open from 4-9 p.m. on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day. Enjoy an amazing meal with an even better view!

New York Prime

New York Prime 405 28th Ave N, Myrtle Beach, South Carolina 29577

Feast on USDA prime steaks from 5-9 p.m. on both Christmas Eve and Christmas Day at New York Prime in Myrtle Beach.

Ruth’s Chris Steak House

Ruth’s Chris Steak House 8211 Marina Way, Myrtle Beach, SC 29572

If you're in the mood for meat, kick off your holidays with a mouth-watering steak at Ruth's Chris at the Marina Inn waterfront. Although Ruth's Chris is famous for steak, the restaurant also offers delicious chicken, seafood and veggie selections as well. All sides are served family style a la carte. Ruth's Chris is open 4 to 11 p.m. Christmas Eve and 4 to 10 p.m. Christmas Day.

The Brentwood Restaurant & Wine Bistro

The Brentwood Restaurant & Wine Bistro 4269 Luck Avenue, Little River, SC 29566

Elevate your holiday meal with a visit to the upscale Brentwood Restaurant & Wine Bistro in Little River. The restaurant will be open from 4 to 9 p.m. Christmas Eve and again from 1 p.m. to 7 p.m. Christmas Day. The restaurant is offering a three-course menu for $39 with selections like Escargot, smoked salmon, salmon en croute, Angus Prime Rib, Shrimp and Scallops and much more. Add the chef's wine selections and champagne to your meal for $18.

Vintage Twelve

Vintage Twelve 9800 Queensway Blvd, Myrtle Beach, SC 29572

Vintage Twelve is serving a four-course dinner from 3-8 p.m. Christmas Day. Choose from winter squash soup; baby spinach and cranberry salad; colossal bacon-wrapped shrimp; blackened oysters; prime rib; sea scallops; seared grouper; filet and lobster; eggnog pound cake; warm rice pudding and Creme de Mint Parfait for $55/person.

Waterscapes at Marina Inn

Waterscapes at Marina Inn 8121 Amalfi Pl, Myrtle Beach, SC 29572

Waterscapes at Marina Inn will serve a five course menu for $48/person from 5:30-9:30 p.m. Christmas Eve and Christmas Day. The prix fixe menu includes selections like Oyster Rockefeller; rilled Cauliflower Steak; Gremolata crusted Chilean Sea Bass; Roasted Rack of Lamb; Filet Mignon and more. Call for reservations or visit


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