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Top 10 Best Burgers in Myrtle Beach
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Top 10 Best Burgers in Myrtle Beach



We’ve happily taste-tested the best burgers in Myrtle Beach to make the ultimate list of restaurants to try when you’re craving a delicious, juicy hamburger. Whether you’ve had a long day at the beach or a late night of fun, a perfectly cooked burger topped with crunchy garnishes and delicious sauces can hit the spot like nothing else. You’ll be happy to know that the top burgers are served at restaurants, bars, and cafés in Myrtle Beach near many attractions and hotels, so you’ll never have to travel far to satisfy your appetite.

Everyone has their idea of what ranks as the best hamburger in Myrtle Beach. But whether you prefer a thick patty seared on a flat top and smothered in cheese or a flame-broiled burger stacked high with toppings, there’s never a wrong choice. Nor are vegetarians left out—there are plant-based patties and black bean burgers available at area restaurants, too. For those looking for healthier options in Myrtle Beach, Fuddruckers’ menu features bison burgers, which are lower in fat, yet they still pack a lot of flavor. When you want something creative and exciting, inventive burger toppings like peanut butter, banana peppers, hot sauce, and pineapples do the trick to elevate any burger. Plus many restaurants let you customize your sandwich to add bacon, sub in a meatless patty, or double the cheese. 

Burger Places in Myrtle Beach

The spots flipping the best hamburgers in Myrtle Beach include fast food, fast-casual eateries, and full-service restaurants. If you have a favorite burger from back home, you’ll find chains like Old Chicago, Dairy Queen, and Fuddruckers serving your favorite comfort foods right here in town. For the best smash burgers in Myrtle Beach, head to Local on the Water, where they’re known for piling stacks of thin, crispy patties onto perfectly toasted buns. Some of the area’s attractions and venues also have killer menus that top our list, thanks to the creative toppings and fresh beef patties cooked to order. Peruse this convenient list and end your search for the best hamburger in Myrtle Beach: 

  • DinoLand Cafe
  • Local on the Water
  • National House of Pancakes
  • Old Chicago Pizza and Taproom
  • 810 Billiards and Bowling
  • The Bowery
  • Dave & Buster’s
  • Dairy Queen
  • Fuddruckers
  • The Grumpy Monk

For the best burger deals in Myrtle Beach, check out our dining coupons that offer extras like free appetizers, desserts, or discounts on menu items or your entire bill. These offers from local restaurants, like DinoLand Cafe, National House of Pancakes, 810 Billiards & Bowling, Local on the Water, and others let guests indulge in excellent dining for less.

In Myrtle Beach, burgers are available in the morning, at lunchtime, and late at night, so you can satisfy your hunger anytime. This list includes all the top indulgent, creative burgers from the best places in Myrtle Beach.

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DinoLand Cafe

DinoLand Cafe

1012 S Kings Hwy, Myrtle Beach, SC 29577

based on 9 reviews

DinoLand Cafe, a full-service dinosaur-themed restaurant with life-size animatronic dinosaurs, a lava mountain, and a flying dragon bar, is now here in Myrtle Beach.

Located in central Myrtle Beach, DinoLand Cafe is the perfect place for the entire family! DinoLand has a menu devoted to every appetite, including those that are mammoth-sized. They offer a wide selection of options for meat-eaters, including huge burgers, racks of ribs, and more.

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Local on the Water

Local on the Water

1525 13th Ave N, North Myrtle Beach, SC 29582

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The menu at Local on the Water features everything you could crave, from nachos to flatbreads and some of the best smash burgers in the area. Catch happy hour to get a deal on your dining. Keep your meal light with a delicious salad, or indulge in vacation mode and enjoy a delicious burger and a cold beer while listening to live music. If you’re at this restaurant early, check out their brunch, which features all the classic egg dishes plus a breakfast burger.

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The Bowery

The Bowery

110 9th Avenue North, Myrtle Beach, SC 29577

based on 5 reviews

Duffy’s Tavern at The Bowery in Myrtle Beach offers fantastic burgers with inventive toppings to delight any appetite. Thanks to a menu featuring half-pound Angus burgers, a full-pound burger option, and black bean patty substitutes, no one will leave this local spot hungry. Stick to the classic cheeseburger or try a more creative option, like Jeff’s Fire Alarm Burger, which features hot peppers, hot sauce, and Swiss cheese, or the Big Daddy Trash Truck, which is loaded with condiments, chili, bacon, peppers, mushrooms, and two kinds of cheese. With eight options, there’s a good chance you’ll find the best hamburger in Myrtle Beach at this laid-back spot.

Old Chicago Pizza and Taproom

Old Chicago Pizza and Taproom

2859 U.S. 17 Business, Murrells Inlet, SC 29576

While Old Chicago is certainly known for its pizza, the burgers are still some of the best in Myrtle Beach. The handhelds at this restaurant include steak burgers smothered in BBQ sauce, cheddar cheese, or caramelized onions and beer cheese sauce. Each burger is made to order and served with fries, coleslaw, or veggies and dip. The beef patties can be subbed with a veggie patty and any sandwich can be prepared as “gluten-reduced.”

810 Billiards and Bowling

810 Billiards and Bowling

1105 Hwy 17 South, North Myrtle Beach, SC 29582

If burgers and fries are your go-to meal, the options at this attraction in Myrtle Beach won’t disappoint. Each charbroiled Angus steak burger is served on a toasted brioche bun. The menu includes burger choices smothered in cheese, topped with an egg, covered in sautéed mushrooms, and more. Dig in to refuel yourself for another round of bowling or before playing darts over drinks.

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Dave & Buster's

Dave & Buster's

1322 Celebrity Cir, Myrtle Beach, SC 29577

based on 1 reviews

The 40,000-square-foot, state-of-the-art Dave & Buster’s offers the very best in food, drink, and entertainment in an upscale, modern interior. The restaurant’s mouth-watering, chef-crafted menu combines fun and flavor in American fare with items from starters to handhelds and desserts. Dave & Buster’s is known for its combo of the best hamburger and beer in Myrtle Beach. Order any of their flame-grilled, 100% Angus Butcher’s Blend patties from the menu, or customize your choice by adding bacon, subbing in a plant-based patty, or changing to a gluten-free or lettuce bun.

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National House of Pancakes

National House of Pancakes

211 N Kings Hwy, Myrtle Beach, SC 29577

based on 4 reviews

National House of Pancakes is the perfect place to grab the most important meal of the day right here at the beach! This family-friendly location is the breakfast spot that offers a vast and expansive, brunch-like selection of foods such as crab meat omelets, biscuits and gravy, red velvet waffles, thick French toast, and of course, pancakes! But the flavor doesn’t stop there. The menu also features a Bacon Swiss, and a Cheeseburger, plus the best breakfast hamburger in Myrtle Beach: The Hidden Egg burger. All of these sandwiches shine even with a menu packed with delicious items, like crab cake Benedicts, shrimp and grits, banana and pecan pancakes, and churro waffles.

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Dairy Queen

Dairy Queen

2103 S. Kings Highway, Myrtle Beach, SC 29577

Serving up famous DQ Blizzards and hot burgers straight from the grill, the two Myrtle Beach area Dairy Queen locations offer the “fan food” you know and love. Whether you’re craving a burger and fries or a sweet treat, Dairy Queen Grill and Chill has you covered. Guests can choose hamburgers, chicken sandwiches, hot dogs, and other items from the grill. 

Finish your lunch with something sweet, like a Blizzard (signature DQ soft serve blended with candies or other tasty ingredients), soft-serve ice cream cones, sundaes, and royal treats, which include banana splits, parfaits, and more!

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Fuddruckers

Fuddruckers

2101 North Kings Highway, Myrtle Beach, SC 29577

This national chain boasts the “World’s Greatest Burgers,” and it’s hard to disagree with the claim. Fuddruckers takes its burgers to a new level by baking its sesame buns and letting guests build the burger of their dreams using their favorite items from the restaurant’s produce bar, which is stocked with endless veggies, plus pickles, pico, and sauces. It’s one of a few burger places in Myrtle Beach that offer a selection of patties, from ⅓- to ⅔-pound beef to bison and elk burgers.

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The Grumpy Monk

The Grumpy Monk

4545 U.S. 501, Myrtle Beach, SC 29579

based on 4 reviews

The Grumpy Monk in Myrtle Beach is a unique restaurant and bar that offers craft beer from around the country and quality sandwiches and burgers, plus sushi made fresh daily. The menu of burgers includes a classic cheeseburger, a bacon cheeseburger, a wing-and-burger combo, a guacamole burger, a dry-rub seasoned burger, an egg-topped hangover burger, and more. The Grumpy Monk has three locations on the Grand Strand to get your burger fix anytime.