Your craving for sports and food shouldn't start at your hotel room's complimentary microwave.

Top Sports Bars with the Best Food in Myrtle Beach

November 21, 2016

The big game doesn’t stop for your vacation. So what are you to do?

You could watch the big game in your hotel room, fine. But are you really going to pair the can’t miss game of the season with the bag of potato chips you opened at the beach yesterday? You might as well change the channel to public access while you’re at it. Listen, don’t eat sand flavored potato chips, you’re better than that. Get out of your four-cornered food prison and visit one of these great Grand Strand bars that will satisfy your appetite and your eyeballs with delicious food and drinks, and wall-to-wall sports coverage.

Dead Dog Saloon

4079 U.S. 17 Business, Murrells Inlet, SC 29576
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This Murrells Inlet MarshWalk eatery is a hot spot for good eats and watching sports. Dead Dog Saloon is a full-service restaurant that boasts plenty of large-screen HD TVs so you can watch your team dominate. This restaurant isn’t known for having typical bar food: the menu at Dead Dog is long and features unique appetizers, soups, salads, seafood, steam pots, BBQ, tacos, steak, and more.  Cheer on your favorite team while digging into Blue Crab Nachos, Raging Angels (a skewer of marinated scallops wrapped in bacon & a skewer of Cajun shrimp wrapped in bacon and grilled), the Sriracha Cha Burger, Shrimp & Grits, and many other delicious options.

Overtime Sports Cafe

1409 Hwy. 17 S., North Myrtle Beach, SC 29582

Probably the most decorated sports-themed restaurant along the Grand Strand, Overtime Sports Café is full of sports memorabilia and TVs for your viewing convenience. This family-friendly sports bar is home to a full menu, which includes favorites like wings (14 flavors available), the Mile High Nachos, and the Kick’N Chick’N sandwich, which is made with marinated chicken breast with bacon, jalapenos, and pepper jack cheese.  Other menu items include burgers, sandwiches, appetizers, platters, and much more.

Broadway Louie’s

1320 Celebrity Cir CS-6, Myrtle Beach, SC 29577
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Broadway Louie’s is a no-frills, casual hangout that is an awesome spot for watching the game with your friends. In addition to a large seating area and huge HD TVs, Broadway Louie’s also has a menu of tasty items to munch on while watching whatever sports game is on TV. Yummy options include appetizers (nachos, loaded fries, jalapeno poppers, quesadillas, etc), salads, Buffalo wings, burgers, subs, and pizza. One of the top menu items at Broadway Louie’s is their pizza, which comes as New York Style Hand Tossed, Specialty Pizzas, and Artisan Flat Brad Pizza.

Oscar’s Food & Spirits

4101 Highway 17 South, North Myrtle Beach, SC 29582

With over 90 TVs, this Pittsburgh Steelers fan hangout has become a favorite sports bar among locals and visitors alike since it opened back in 1988. Located in North Myrtle Beach, Oscar’s Food & Spirits boasts a menu that is full of drinks and tasty options for hungry sports fans. The Starting Line Up here has classic bar favorites like nachos, dips, spud skins, fish & chips, fries, quesadillas, and more. Other menu options include specialty sandwiches, burgers & chicken, pizza, wings, melts, and salads. Since this is a Pittsburgh joint, you can try any of Oscar’s sandwiches Pittsburgh-style with fries, tomato, and slaw on top.

Island Bar & Grill

10744 Ocean Hwy., Pawleys Island, South Carolina 29585

Island Bar and Grill in Surfside Beach is known as a cool place for live entertainment, watching sports, and good food. Island Bar (not to be confused with the Island Bar in Pawleys Island), has a menu that is chock-full of tasty dishes. Start off with an appetizer such as Haddock Bites or Southwest Spring Rolls, or opt for a Salad, Chips & Dip, or something off of the South of the Border section like Nachos, Quesadillas, or Tacos.  Other options include wings, burgers, pizza, pasta, sandwiches, wraps, baskets, and the Local’s Favorite, which is a Jumbo Burrito.

Dagwood’s Deli

400 Mr. Joe White Ave., Myrtle Beach, SC 29577

Dagwood’s is a favorite among locals and visitors of the Grand Strand, and with two locations, it’s easy to get a fill of their delicious food! If you’re looking to watch sports, though, you may want to visit the Dagwood’s Deli & Sports Bar in Surfside Beach for a fun environment and amazing sandwiches.  You can sink your teeth into one of Dagwood’s awesome deli sandwiches such as the Dagwoods Dipper, the Brooks Brother (ham, turkey, roast beef, Swiss, pepper jack cheese), and countless other sandwiches, or you can try something else on the menu. Other items include appetizers, wings, spuds, quesadillas, nachos, baskets, soups, and salads.



For over two decades, Magoo’s Sports & Spirits has been providing an awesome atmosphere for sports enthusiasts along the Grand Strand. This casual bar is home to a beautiful mahogany central bar as well as over 20 televisions that play all sports, all the time, and fun games like darts, pool, and more. Plus, Magoo’s is home to an extensive menu that will make you come back for more. While watching the game, enjoy a plate of wings with a variety of sauces to choose from. Also, dig into nachos, loaded fries, quesadillas, salads, chili, burgers, paninis, seafood baskets, specialty sandwiches—the list goes on and on!

King Street Grille

3040 Howard Avenue, Myrtle Beach, SC 29577

Boasting two locations in the area, King Street Grille is a chain restaurant that is part owned by Pittsburgh Steelers’ Ben Rothlesburger. Of course, King Street Grill has plenty of TVs for you to view your favorite team on, but this sports bar also has a full menu of grub. Choose from appetizers, salads, sandwiches, burgers, entrees, and more to eat with your beer of choice. Some favorites here include the Philly Cheese Steak Egg Rolls, Thai Chicken Flatbread, Texas Heart Stopper Burger, Prime Rib Wrap, and the Chicken Chesapeake Sandwich which is topped with Swiss cheese and crab meat, served on a delicious pretzel roll.

FREE APPETIZER (Up to $9.99 Value) at King Street Grille

Ron Jon’s Beer and Burgers

3217 Waccamaw Blvd., Myrtle Beach, SC 29579

This place may seem like a hole-in-the-wall, but Ron Jon’s is definitely a go-to spot for watching sports in Myrtle Beach. This locally owned restaurant is known for their burgers & wings, as well as tons of other tasty food items. Offering food like pizza and shrimp, to wings and burgers, and everything in between, it’s no wonder that Ron Jon’s landed a spot on this list.

Handley’s Pub and Grub

3873 Renee Drive, Myrtle Beach, SC 29579

In addition to the 28+ plasma TVs lining the walls at Handley’s Pub and Grub, each booth here features its own private television for guests to control. Sports fans visiting Handley’s will love the cozy atmosphere of this English pub, as well as the selection of 100+ beers and amazing pub food. Go the International route and try English favorites like Brit Chips,” Banger Bites, Fish and Chips, Bangers and Mash, Shepard’s Pie, or Shrimp and Chips. Other options include a large variety of pub appetizers, salads, wraps, sandwiches, sliders, and entrees.