Restaurants & Dining
Myrtle Beach restaurants open Christmas Day in 2022
Many restaurants in Myrtle Beach are open on Christmas Eve, and some are even open on Christmas Day.
Enjoy your Christmas dinner in Myrtle Beach!
The holidays are a time to eat, drink and be merry. If working away in the kitchen isn’t for you, check out these great Myrtle Beach area restaurants that are open Christmas Day for your culinary pleasure. Enjoy a pleasant holiday meal without all the work and cleanup!
Times may change depending on staffing and demand so you may want to call ahead. If you’d like to add a restaurant to this list, please email [email protected]
Greg Norman Australian Grille
4930 Highway 17 South, North Myrtle Beach, SC 29582
Greg Norman Australian Grille will be open 2-8 p.m. Christmas Day with a special holiday menu that includes Split Pea Soup with garlic confit croutons ($15); Cranberry Brie Bites with apple butter ($18); Fresh Catch of citrus-marinated mahi-mahi, roasted sweet potatoes, ginger greens, tomato bacon jam and chestnut-brioche crumb ($55); a Duck Featured with pecan forbidden rice, bacon-braise haricot verts, cherry-chile salsa, and Madeira glaze ($50); Tomahawk Ribeye with loaded baked potato and chimichurri sauce (MKT price); and Wood-grilled New Zealand Red Stag Venison ($40). The dessert feature is a chestnut praline and marscapone cheesecake with blueberry compote and chocolate gingerbread crumble ($15).
A limited dinner menu will also be available. Reservations are recommended.
Preston’s Seafood and Country Buffet
4530 Highway 17 South, North Myrtle Beach, SC 29582
Preston’s Seafood Buffet will be open at 11:30 a.m. on Christmas Day! The buffet will feature traditional holiday menu items such as turkey, honey-baked ham, prime rib, and stuffing alongside a variety of baked and fried seafood. Sides are plentiful and include an array of salads, homemade yeast rolls, sweet potato casserole, mac & cheese, rice, mashed potatoes and more! Desserts include traditional holiday favorites such as pumpkin pie, pecan pie, banana pudding, and fresh baked cakes. The price is $35.95 for adults, $18.95 for children ages 7-11, and $8.95 for children 3-6. Reservations are recommended.
1536 South Waccamaw Drive, Garden City, SC 29576
Gulfstream Cafe will be open from 3 to 9 p.m. on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day. They are also offering a carryout prime rib feast for 4-6 people that includes prime rib with au jus, roasted brussels sprouts, corn souffle and more for $199.
Joe’s Crab Shack
1219 Celebrity Cir R6, Myrtle Beach, SC 29577
Joe’s Crab Shack at Broadway at the Beach is open Christmas Eve and Christmas Day for a special family holiday feast. They will be serving a roasted turkey dinner with stuffing, mashed potatoes and gravy, green beans and cranberry sauce. Dessert is pumpkin pie. Adults are $25.99 and kids are $14.99.
The Brentwood Restaurant & Wine Bistro
4269 Luck Avenue, Little River, SC 29566
Elevate your holiday meal with a visit to the upscale Brentwood Restaurant & Wine Bistro in Little River. The restaurant will be open from 4 to 9 p.m. on Christmas Eve and 11 a.m to 8 p.m. Christmas Day. The restaurant is offering a three-course menu for $59.99. The first course is a choice of escargot du chef, salmon duo, butternut squash bisque, oysters Rockefeller (add $8) or seafood crab cake dijonnaise (add $8); second course is Chicken Brentwood, salmon en croute, beef short ribs, pork osso buco, filet Wellington (add $19) or shrimp and scallops chardonnay (add $12); and the third course is a choice of Christmas bread pudding, apple tart a la mode, Mocha Yule Log, or chocolate fondant. Reservations are required. Call 843-249-2601.
4617 N Kings Hwy, Myrtle Beach, SC 29577
Carolina Roadhouse will be open from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Christmas Eve and 1 to 9 p.m. Christmas Day for dine-in service. Carryout options include a traditional Christmas dinner with roasted turkey and ham, brussels sprouts, corn souffle, mashed potatoes, sweet potatoes with pralines, cranberry sauce, gravy and pecan pie for $29.95 (serves 1) or a prime rib feast with roasted brussels sprouts, corn souffle, mashed potatoes, sweet potatoes with pralines, cranberry sauce and pecan pie for $199 (serves 4-6 people).
New York Prime
405 28th Ave N, Myrtle Beach, South Carolina 29577
New York Prime in Myrtle Beach will be open 3 to 9 p.m. Christmas Eve and 5 to 9 p.m. Christmas Day serving their regular menu of USDA prime-only beef, seafood platters, and classic sides.
Takeout meals are also available for preorder with pickup on Christmas Eve or Christmas Day. To-go meals include slow-roasted beef tenderloin, classic caesar, side items, and New York cheesecake. Cost is $245 for 2-3 people or $395 for 5-6 people.
2657 Beaver Run Blvd. , Surfside Beach, SC 29575
California Dreaming in Surfside Beach is open 1 to 9 p.m. Christmas Day and 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Christmas Eve. Special holiday carryout meals are also available, including a traditional Christmas dinner that includes slow-roasted prime rib with aus jus, roasted brussels sprouts, corn souffle, mashed potatoes, sweet potatoes with pralines, cranberry sauce and pecan pie (feeds 4-6 for $199).
Ruth’s Chris Steak House
8211 Marina Way, Myrtle Beach, SC 29572
Ruth’s Chris Steak House is open 3 to 10 p.m. Christmas Eve and noon to 10 p.m. Christmas Day. Enjoy the Ruth’s Classic Menu this holiday season at Ruth’s Chris Steak House in Myrtle Beach. The Surf & Turf includes two buttery cold-water lobster tailed paired with a 6 oz. filet, and the Steak & Shrimp includes a 6 oz. filet with three large shrimp. Limited-time wines are also available during the holiday season. To-go options are also available for Christmas Eve and Christmas Day.
1312 Celebrity Circle, Myrtle Beach, SC 29577
Landry’s Seafood at Broadway at the Beach will be open from 11:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. Christmas Eve and noon to 8 p.m. Christmas Day. Landry’s extensive menu includes seafood specialties such as the chef-recommended Seafood Stuffed Mahi-Mahi with seasonal accompaniments or the pecan-encrusted Redfish Hemingway, which is served with lump crab meat, lemon butter, and seasonal accompaniments. Guests can also select a fresh catch with a variety of toppings. Land-food lovers will find steaks, chicken, and pasta dishes.