Restaurants & Dining
Myrtle Beach restaurants open Christmas Day in 2021
Many restaurants in Myrtle Beach are open on Christmas Eve, and some are even open on Christmas Day.
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]
Hard Rock Cafe
1318 Celebrity Circle, Myrtle Beach, SC 29577
Hard Rock Cafe at Broadway at the Beach invites you to make memories with them this holiday season! They are open from noon to 8 p.m. Christmas Day serving their 2- and 3-course holiday menu. Appetizer selections include Blue Cheese Chopped Salad or Caesar Salad Bruschetta. Entree options include a variety of burgers, New York Strip, Baby Back Ribs, Grilled Salmon, or BBQ grilled chicken. Dessert is a Holiday Brownie or Espresso Martini. The price is $33.95 for two courses or $38.95 for three. Reservations are recommended and can be made online.
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 $33.95 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 $169.
Joe’s Crab Shack
1219 Celebrity Cir R6, Myrtle Beach, SC 29577
Joe’s Crab Shack at Broadway at the Beach is open Christmas Day for a special family holiday feast. They will be serving ham with stuffing, red skinned mashed potatoes, green beans, cranberry sauce and pumpkin pie. Cost is $18.99 for adults and $8.99 for children.
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 4-9 p.m. on Christmas Eve and noon-8 p.m. Christmas Day. The restaurant is offering a three-course menu for $49. The first course is a choice of escargot du chef, salmon duo, butternut squash bisque, oysters Rockefeller (add $5) or seafood crab cake dijonnaise (add $5); second course is Chicken Brentwood, salmon en croute, beef short ribs, pork osso buco, filet Wellington (add $15) or shrimp and scallops chardonnay (add $18); and the third course is a choice of Christmas bread pudding, apple tart a la mode, Mocha Yule Log, or chocolate fondant. Add the chef’s wine selections and champagne to your meal for $21. Seating is limited. Call 843-249-2601 for reservations.
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 $24.95 or a prime rib feast for $169 (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.
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 with turkey, ham, sides and pecan pie for $24.95 and a prime rib feast that serves 4-6 people for $169.
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 a sweet yam bisque with roasted ham and a basil creme fraiche ($12), smoked salmon deviled eggs ($15), Atlantic red grouper with prosciutto, roasted potatoes, melon salsa and Meyer lemon buerre blanc ($55), a Lamb feature with apple-mint jasmine rice, spiced carrots, and espresso bacon glaze ($45) or a bone-in Australian Wagyu Tomahawk (market price). Finish the meal with chocolate peppermint mousse ($13). A limited dinner menu will also be available.
Ruth’s Chris Steak House
8211 Marina Way, Myrtle Beach, SC 29572
Ruth’s Chris Steak House is open 4 to 10 p.m. Christmas Eve and noon to 10 p.m. Christmas Day. Enjoy the Winter Features 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 Christmas Day. They will be serving their full regular menu as well as two holiday 2-course specials. The Seafood Stuffed Salmon is topped with lemon butter and served with seasonal sides for $34.95, and the Filet and Shrimp includes an 8 oz. filet and 4 jumbo shrimp with garlic butter served with mashed potatoes for $55. Both options include a Landry’s House Salad, and they are available Dec. 24-26.