Restaurants & Dining
Best Brunch Restaurants in Myrtle Beach
Myrtle Beach brunch restaurants offer menus to satisfy any level of mid-morning hunger or cure whatever ails you after too many late-night indulgences. According to culinary historians, a British writer first used the term “brunch” in the late 1800s, advocating for a Sunday meal between breakfast and lunch. Now it seems every restaurant tries to outdo the next, offering bigger and better buffets, over-the-top dishes, and creative morning cocktails. Luckily for you, some of the best places to get brunch are right here in Myrtle Beach.
Chefs in Myrtle Beach serve what’s local, and the influence of coastal and Southern cuisine on traditional breakfast foods creates some of the best brunch menu items around. Try a savory seafood omelet, substitute creamy grits for breakfast potatoes, or try an eggs Benedict served on crab cakes. These flavorful dishes will leave you wanting brunch seven days a week. If that’s so, you’re in luck. Croissants Bistro, Sea Captain’s House, and National House of Pancakes serve brunch in Myrtle Beach daily. These restaurants, plus the spots with Sunday Brunch, like Local on the Water, Greg Norman, and Gulfstream Cafe, all offer special brunch menus with dishes worth seeking out when you visit Myrtle Beach.
Book your Myrtle Beach hotel, pack your bags, and bring your appetite. Consult this list of the best brunch in Myrtle Beach and get every vacation day started right:
Sea Captain’s House
3002 N. Ocean Blvd, Myrtle Beach, SC 29577
Known among locals and visitors as one of the best seafood restaurants in Myrtle Beach, this oceanfront eatery serves a brunch menu full of Benedicts, omelets, and pancakes. If you’re lucky, you’ll get a table with a clear view of the waves. Enjoy the Seafarer Omelet, Blueberry Pancakes, or the ever-popular Myrtle Beach brunch buffet.
Local on the Water
1525 13th Ave N, North Myrtle Beach, SC 29582
If you’re here for a weekend and looking for a Saturday or Sunday brunch in Myrtle Beach, head to Local on the Water from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The menu features a mix of light and hearty items. The Avocado Toast is a classic choice, served with tomato and egg; the French toast is drizzled in Kahlua and maple syrup; and if you want to try local fare, go for the Seafood Omelet. The brunch cocktail list includes options with bubbly and Bloody Marys so you can enjoy a drink while gazing at the picturesque oceanfront.
Greg Norman Australian Grille
4930 Highway 17 South, North Myrtle Beach, SC 29582
This family-friendly restaurant serves Sunday brunch from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. The menu features an imaginative combination of upscale ingredients, Southern flair, and bold flavors, resulting in some of the best brunch in Myrtle Beach. Go spicy with the Tasmanian Shrimp & Grits, featuring shrimp, andouille, and jalapeño grits. Or try something sweet, like the French toast topped with crème Anglaise and fresh berries. For a savory option, the Australian Omelet with capicola, fresh basil, and Béarnaise sauce has you covered. Ask your server about the mimosa of the day and specialty Bloody Mary, too.
I (Heart) National House of Pancakes
211 N Kings Hwy, Myrtle Beach, SC 29577
While this might seem like exclusively a breakfast spot, the menu features all kinds of brunch goodies. The generous four-egg omelets come with options for crab, salmon, ribeye, or traditional fillings. The waffles here can stand in for breakfast, lunch, or dessert—try the Red Velvet, Waffle & Ice Cream, or the Waffle & Chicken. Other fare includes steak or salmon and eggs, crab cake Benedict, and fresh biscuits topped any way you like. National House of Pancakes is open for breakfast and brunch daily until 3 p.m.
Croissants Bistro & Bakery
3751 Robert M. Grissom Parkway, Myrtle Beach, SC 29577
Grab a seat outside at this quaint bistro to enjoy the weather and see why this is one of the best brunch restaurants in Myrtle Beach. The menu features delicious Southern-inspired dishes prepared with European flair. The croissants, sourdough, and challah bread are all baked in-house—choosing between French toast, a breakfast sandwich, and egg Benedicts can be a challenge! Brunch is served Monday through Saturday until 3:30 p.m. On the way out, stop by the bakery counter and choose a pastry for later. You’ll be glad you did!
3042 Howard Avenue, Myrtle Beach, SC 29577
Tupelo Honey Cafe, located at The Market Common, serves brunch on Saturdays and Sundays until 4 p.m. The menu includes four varieties of their Famous Fried Chicken & Waffles, plus cast iron scrambles, buttermilk waffles drizzled with fresh blueberry compote, avocado toast with eggs, plus Benedicts, salads, and sandwiches.
1536 South Waccamaw Drive, Garden City, SC 29576
The breathtaking view is just one reason to head down to this Garden City restaurant for Sunday brunch when you’re visiting Myrtle Beach. Another good reason is the delectable brunch buffet ($19.95 for adults, $9.95 for kids). The offerings include a variety of hot and cold staples, like frittata, sausage, bacon, cheese grits, Lowcountry shrimp, smoked salmon, mussels with linguine, marinated chicken, vegetables, and salads, plus fruit and yogurt. They also offer a variety of Bloody Mary cocktails, and fresh-brewed coffee, lattes, and espressos. Brunch is served every Sunday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.