Bars & Nightlife
Best Places to Go Out For a Cocktail in Myrtle Beach
When you are in a beach town you can expect fruity cocktails and ice cold drinks at almost every restaurant along the way. From elegant restaurants to laid-back bars, there are tons of awesome places in Myrtle Beach to treat yourself to a drink or two. Check out these 10 places to grab a cocktail in Myrtle Beach:
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810 Billiards & Bowling
1105 Hwy 17 South, North Myrtle Beach, SC 29582
Sure, 710 is an awesome bowling alley and entertainment center, but this attraction is much more than just that. 710 boasts their very own full-scale restaurant as well as a bar that serves tasty concoctions. In addition to a variety of beer and wine, 710 offers a long list of specialty cocktail drinks such as classics like Sex on the Beach and the Bloody Mary. Other drinks here include delicious frozen drinks as well as cleverly named cocktails like the Purple Rain (Finlandia raspberry vodka, blue curacao, cranberry juice, pineapple juice, &grenadine), Girls Just Wanna Have Rum (Parrot Bay coconut rum, Captain Morgan spiced rum, orange juice, pineapple juice, & grenadine), the Silence of the Lemons (Gentleman Jack Whiskey, Cointreau, sweet and sour, & lemon-lime soda), and more.
Buy One, Get One Free Bowling
740 Coastal Grand Circle, Myrtle Beach, SC 29577
Abuelo’s offers some of the best Mexican food in the area according to an earlier blog post and now our fans have named them as one of the top spots for a cool drink. Their signature drinks include a Platinum Margarita, Agave Margarita and the Sangria Swirl which is frozen sangria made with fresh berries and fruit and swirled with frozen La Grandeza Margarita. Brave souls can try the Cerveza Rita that’s topped with a 7 ounce bottle of frosty Corona.
ART Burger Sushi Bar
706 N Ocean Blvd, Myrtle Beach, SC 29577
After taking a walk down the Myrtle Beach Boardwalk, stop in Art Burger Sushi Bar for a refreshing cocktail. Check out local artwork while sipping on one of Art Burger’s signature crafted cocktails. Treat yourself to a glass of wine, a beer, a Martini, an Asian influenced specialty drink, or a specialty cocktail such as the Salvador Da Mint (Tanqueray/Bombay sapphire, apple pucker, and sweet and sour mix, muddled with cucumber and fresh mint), or the Rauberta’s Punch (Passion Fruit 42 Below vodka, Apple Puckers, orange juice, Monin Strawberry, and a splash of pineapple).
Jimmy Buffett's Margaritaville
1114 Celebrity Circle, Myrtle Beach, SC 29577
It’s no surprise to anyone that Jimmy Buffett’s Margaritaville was the most popular spot on our list to go for a cocktail. Whether you decide to stop in at the bar or sit outside at the Sand Bar, they’ve got the perfect boat drink for any taste. Famous drinks at the popular Myrtle Beach restaurant include the Sweet Tea Rita which is a combination of a frozen Who’s to Blame Margarita mixed with sweet or unsweet tea topped with Firefly Sweet Tea Vodka and the 5 O’Clock Somewhere served with rum, tequila, sour mix, orange and pineapple juices and a splash of grenadine.
9550 Shore Dr, Myrtle Beach, SC 29572
Ocean Annie’s Beach Bar is a must-stop place for Myrtle Beach visitors and even locals each summer season. The bar offers some of the best beach views and the coolest cocktails. The drink menu features a list of specialty drinks and even a few shooters. We recommend the Grand Strand Lemonade made with bourbon, triple sec, lime, sour and Sprite or the Hurricane made with vodka, gin, rum, amaretto, grapefruit, pineapple and grenadine. Don’t miss Happy Hour from 3-7 p.m.
Oscar's Food and Spirits
4101 Highway 17 South, North Myrtle Beach, SC 29582
Oscar’s Food and Spirits in North Myrtle Beach is one of the most famous Pittsburgh Steelers hangouts along the Grand Strand. They offer drink specials daily from house rum and Crown Royal Maple to Jager bombs and ice cold Sol beers. Stop in for Thirsty Thursday, Monday Funday, Sunday Funday or any day of the week for great specials on your favorite drinks at Oscar’s Food and Spirits. There’s always a party going on at Oscar’s.
300 9th Ave. N., Myrtle Beach, SC 29577
The Chemist is situated in downtown Myrtle Beach, and this unique restaurant is no stranger to craft cocktails. This science-inspired eatery boasts a variety of modern cuisine as well as an array of cocktails with clever names. These include alcoholic concoctions such as the Mad Scientist (vanilla-infused vodka, pomegranate juice, house-made limoncello, champagne, and fresh lemon peel), the Flux Capacitor (St. Germaine, Tito’s Vodka, freshly squeezed lemon juice, house-concocted blackberry simple syrup muddled with mint leaves and topped with soda), and a variety of other science-inspired drinks!
4123 U.S. 17 Business, Murrells Inlet, SC 29576
Enjoy the beautiful scenery of the Murrells Inlet MarshWalk while sipping on a cocktail prepared especially for you by the folks at Wicked Tuna. Along with amazing seafood and sushi, The Wicked Tuna whips up some awesome cocktails, each of which are named after local folklore. Relax by the water and sip on one of the following signature drinks: The Lost Ring, Scarlet Sister Mary, Flagg Flood, Palmetto Blossom, Atalaya, Gray Man, and The Hammer.