Myrtle Beach, S.C.
Beachfront bar, Ocean Annie's, Myrtle Beach, SC

102 THINGS TO DO IN MYRTLE BEACH
54. Beachfront Bars

Overview
Beachfront Bars

The Grand Strand’s main attraction is the beach, and many vacationers also come for the opportunity to let loose for a little while and forget about whatever it is they left back at home. The perfect combination for this: Myrtle Beach beachfront bars. Enjoy the sights and scenes of the beach while sipping a cold beer or cocktail. It doesn’t get much better than that. Whether you’re dancing the night away at an oceanfront beach club, sipping cocktails at a tiki bar with a view or just throwing back a few beers at one of the finest dive bars in Myrtle Beach, there are lots of places that offer beachfront charm and plenty of fun.

Ocean Annie's

from 39 reviews

A favorite among repeat visitors, Sands Ocean Club’s wooden patio bar gives beachgoers a chance to live it up just a stone’s throw from the waves. With a full schedule of live bands each summer, Ocean Annie’s is also a great place to catch some local music while enjoying the rays and beverage of choice.

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Wicked Tuna – 2nd Ave Pier

Wicked Tuna at Second Avenue Pier in Myrtle Beach offers cold beverages, great food and spectacular views from their two-story oceanfront building on the pier. The seafood- and sushi-heavy menu features hook-to-plate fresh fish as well as a variety of salads, sandwiches and steaks. Specialty drinks include the Wicked Pineapple and Co-Co-Nuts cocktails. Beer and wine are also available. 

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Oceanfront Bar & Grill

One of the oldest bars in Myrtle Beach, this Boardwalk eatery and drinkery is a great spot to stop in when you need to get out of the sun but don’t want to stray too far from the ocean. They also have live music pretty much every day of the week during the summer season, so just follow your ears to the party.

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Sea Captain’s House

from 9 reviews

Much more than just a bar, Sea Captain’s House Restaurant is a staple among loyal Myrtle Beach visitors. Serving up a diverse menu with plenty of sea- and land-food, Sea Captain’s House is a hotspot for brunch, lunch and dinner. The view is perfect whether you’re enjoying a hearty meal or a cold drink on the oceanfront deck. Sea Captain’s House serves up a variety of house-made cocktails and specialty drinks along with beer, wine and liquor. 

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Bummz Beach Cafe

from 4 reviews

Centrally-located in downtown Myrtle Beach, this family-friendly restaurant and bar offers a scenic space out back that’s just steps from the beach. Guests can hear the waves roar as they enjoy a drink or one of Bummz specialty food items. There’s also plenty of live music in the summer, which adds to the Island-vibes already present.

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Scotty's Beach Bar

Scotty's Beach Bar

This Surfside beach bar is a popular hangout for locals both day and night. It’s a convenient place to grab a cold beverage to beat the heat, and it’s also a relaxing spot to sip a cocktail at night and join in on the lively conversations that tend to take place. Another bonus is that Scotty’s has indoor and outdoor areas so that guests can decide what kind of climate best suits their mood.

The 8th Avenue Tiki Bar & Grill

from 3 reviews

Restaurants that take the time to prepare everything in-house are usually worth a visit, and 8th Avenue Tiki Bar & Grill is one of those restaurants. The menu here is divided into several categories – Starters, Wings, Salads, Chicken, Burgers, Steaks and Seafood, Skewers, Pizza, Sides, and Desserts. Yep, it’s a lot to take in, so you might find yourself needing to go again and again.

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Moe Moon’s

Located on the Myrtle Beach Boardwalk right at Plyler Park near the Skywheel in downtown, Moe Moon’s is a surf-themed beach grill & chill” that offers a great place to grab lunch, dinner or just sit and relax with a few drinks. The fishbowl cocktails are a crowd pleaser. 

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Tin Roof

Tin Roof is about giving musicians a place to play and and a place to hang when they aren’t onstage. The tasty food, fun, eclectic environment, community of Regulars, and friendly Crew have established the Roof as the place to be for musicians and non-musicans alike. The oceanfront views from the patio are unbeatable. 

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