Myrtle Beach, S.C.

77. Theme Restaurants

Theme Restaurants

Themed restaurants in Myrtle Beach feature immersive dining experiences, enticing menus, and built-in entertainment for adults, kids, and groups. Eating out on vacation is always a treat, whether you’re in a coastal destination with fantastic seafood restaurants or in a city known for its fine dining establishments. If you’re looking for something new, the theme restaurants in Myrtle Beach pull out all the stops with costume-clad servers and over-the-top ambiance.

Myrtle Beach is home to unique themed restaurants you won’t find anywhere else, including Riga Tony’s, Pirate’s Table, and DinoLand Café; being escorted to your table past a pool filled with live mermaids and hearing the roar of a giant T-Rex as you dine makes any meal memorable. But you’ll also find popular nationwide theme restaurants in Myrtle Beach, like Margaritaville, Hard Rock Café, and Dick’s Last Resort.

Book a table at Pirates Voyage or Medieval Times, two of the best theme restaurants for kids in Myrtle Beach, to make dinnertime an experience your family won’t forget. Couples may prefer spending an evening solving a murder mystery over a plate of manicotti at Riga Tony’s or sipping an imported brew between bites of schnitzel at a biergarten. Several themed restaurants in Myrtle Beach are excellent options for groups, if you make a reservation beforehand: Pirate’s Table Buffet, Polynesian Fire, and other themed dining venues in the Grand Strand are no strangers to hosting birthday parties and gatherings.

Whether you’re planning to surprise the kids with dinner at a pirate-themed restaurant in Myrtle Beach or enjoy an afternoon in Vienna, eating out will be a highlight for everyone. Choose your oceanfront hotel in Myrtle Beach and start planning an incredible trip that includes all the best Grand Strand attractions and a meal or two at any of these themed Myrtle Beach restaurants:

Medieval Times

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Step back into a time of knights and princesses at Medieval Times Dinner and Tournament. This thrilling, family-friendly attraction is inspired by the feasts and jousting tournaments of 11th-century Spain. Guests are served a four-course banquet of delicious dishes as they cheer for knights competing in the joust. One of many locations across the United States, Medieval Times Dinner and Tournament offers a unique experience for a Myrtle Beach vacation you’ll never forget.

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Pirate's Table Seafood Buffet

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Located in Surfside Beach, Pirate’s Table Seafood Buffet has been serving delicious Calabash-style seafood to the Grand Strand since 2011. Boasting one of the largest buffets in the area, Pirate’s Table is a family-friendly restaurant that serves seared steaks, Alaskan crab legs, and everything in between. But the buffet isn’t the only attraction at the Pirate’s Table—this themed restaurant is home to a 10,000-gallon pool where live mermaids swim and pirates hang out. Don’t be surprised if you hear cannon blasts and the sounds of swashbucklers as you dine.

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DinoLand Cafe

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Dine in prehistoric style at DinoLand Café, a full-service dinosaur-themed restaurant in Myrtle Beach. The life-sized animatronic dinosaurs, lava mountain, and a flying dragon bar are only a few of the highlights. DinoLand’s menu includes dishes for every creature’s appetite. The two-pound Caveman’s Steak or the lava mountain ribs satisfy mammoth-sized hunger, and the kids’ menu features all the best bites for little ones.

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Polynesian Fire

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Polynesian Fire Luau is held at the historic St. John’s Inn in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. While most of the show takes place inside St. John’s Inn, the 15-minute finale is held outside (weather permitting) to showcase a fire knife performance featuring Malakai & Tulei Lavatai. The buffet-style dinner offers Polynesian-style fare, including Hulu Hulu Chicken, Kalua Pulled Pork, and Sticky Rice. Seating is assigned when you purchase your ticket.

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Café Old Vienna

from 5 reviews

This German-Austrian restaurant, bar, and beer garden will transport you to Vienna for the day. Enter and be greeted by the warm décor of an authentic German-Austrian alpine lodge and a smiling server clad in traditional Tracht. With a menu featuring wurst platters, schnitzels, and pork shank, you’ll experience all the best German eats. The beer garden offers seven German drafts for you to sample as you listen to live music by the roaring fire.

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Pirates Voyage

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This high-energy dinner show features battles, sword fights, and acrobats, plus a satisfying four-course spread. Feast on soup, bread, roasted chicken, glazed ham, corn, and an herb-basted potato as you watch the action. The apple pie—and victory—are sweet ways to finish an evening of fun. If you’re in Myrtle Beach for the holidays, Pirates Voyage changes to a Christmas-themed experience, complete with Captain Scrooge and a live nativity.

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Riga Tony’s Murder Mystery Dinner Show

Step back in time as you enter this speakeasy-themed restaurant in Myrtle Beach. Tickets include dinner and a show that brings everyone in the audience together to solve the murder mystery. The meal features a crisp salad, tomato bisque, manicotti, plus a hand-piped cannoli. The staff, dressed in their finest flapper-style dresses and pinstriped suits, rarely break character—but they always make you laugh.

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