Restaurants & Dining

Top 10 great meals in Myrtle Beach for under $10

December 1, 2017

Vacationing to Myrtle Beach on a budget doesn’t have to be hard; with so many great hotel deals, coupons, and ways to save money, Myrtle Beach is a wonderful destination for those who may not want to break their bank. When it comes to food, some restaurants can be quite pricey. But don’t worry; there are also tons of eateries that offer meals and dishes for under $10 that will satisfy anyone in your family.

Check out this list of top 10 great meals in Myrtle Beach for under $10:

*(The prices listed below are pre-tax, pre-tip. Of course, the restaurant will automatically tack on the tax, so don’t forget to tip your waiters!)

Charlie Graingers

201 Fresh Dr Suite A, Myrtle Beach, SC 29579

Who doesn’t love a delicious hot dog? Charlie Graingers in Carolina Forest offers an array of gourmet hot dogs that are sure to please. Sink your teeth into one of The Originals ($2.95 each) such as the Mailman (mustard, chili, crispy fried onions); the Sombrero (melted cheese, chipotle, jalapenos, diced tomatoes); the Cape Fear (mustard, chili, sauerkraut); and more! Or, check out one of the Chef’s Signature Dogs ($3.75 each) like Ray’s Way (housemade pimento cheese and Charlie’s signature chili); Mo Heat (pimento cheese, BBQ sauce, chipotle, jalapenose, sriracha, and Charlie’s spicy pickles); and other tasty options.

If you’re not in the mood for a hot dog, Charlie Graingers offers a variety of sandwiches, each under $10. Try their beef briskey, Bar-B-Q, Chicken Salad, and more.

Big Mike’s

504 16th Avenue North, Myrtle Beach, SC 29577

Big Mike’s Soul Food was named one of the best restaurants in Myrtle Beach by the Travel Channel, and for good reason. This Southern diner cooks up delectable Southern favorites at affordable prices. One of the best deals here is the Blue Plate Special ($7.95) which includes one meat, three veggies, and corn bread. Choose your meat from the options of chopped steak, shrimp, pork chop, chicken, or fish. Sides include home-cooked yams, mac & cheese, collard greens, mashed potatoes & gravy, green beans, potato salad, and more!

Burky’s Grill

3901 N Kings Highway, Myrtle Beach, SC 29577

Burky’s Grill is a favorite spot for locals and visitors alike. This friendly diner offers ol’ fashioned 1950’s-style food that won’t break the bank. Of course, many people opt for the Hamburger ($5.59), which comes with fries and a drink. You can even add your choice of toppings or an extra patty for an additional $1.20. Other budget-friendly options include a fried bolonga sandwich, Cincinatti Style Chili, salads, spuds, and other tasty items.


Multiple Locations, Myrtle Beach, Conway, SC 29526

While Cook Out hasn’t been around for decades, it has definitely been making a name for itself for the few years that it has been open. Now with multiple locations along the Grand Strand, Cook Out offers a menu of affordable options that have become known amongst locals and vacationers. The most popular item is the Cook Out Tray, which comes with a main item, two sides, and a drink, for just a little over $5. Choose a main item like a hot dog, char-grilled burger, chicken sandwich, or barbecue sandwich along with two sides such as slaw, onion rings, chicken wraps, quesadillas, chicken nuggets, fries, chili, and more. For only $1 more, you can add one of their famous milkshakes to your order, and there are 40 flavors available.

Dagwood’s Deli

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

Dagwood’s Deli has been a favorite amongst locals for over 25 years, and they are known for slicing up some of the best deli meats and cheeses in the area. The lunch menu is quite affordable (most items are under $10) and it includes some of the tastiest sandwiches at the beach. We recommend the fresh Bumstead’s Club ($8.49), which is a triple layer sandwich piled high with ham, turkey, American, Swiss, bacon, lettuce, and tomato, served on a sub roll or white bread, along with a side of chips and a pickle.

Little Pigs BBQ

6102 Frontage Road, Myrtle Beach, SC 29577

Cravin’ some good ol’ Southern barbecue? Head over to Little Pigs BBQ where you will find affordable options that will satisfy your taste buds. Known as one of Myrtle Beach’s best barbecue spots, Little Pigs offers options like the Regular BBQ Plate ($6.69), which comes with a hearty portion of pulled pork along with your choice of two sides: slaw, potato salad, baked beans, french fries, hush puppies, or onion rings. Don’t worry about sauce options; Little Pigs BBQ has you covered. They make their own vinegar, mustard, and tomato-based sauces in-house!

Magnolia’s at 26th

2605 North Ocean Blvd, Myrtle Beach, SC 29577

Located on Ocean Boulevard, Magnolia’s at 26th uses only the freshest ingredients from the nearby Anderson Farms. Magonlia’s is known for their delicious buffets, like the breakfast buffet ($8.30), which boats hot & cold food opions as well as a waffle station. The ever-so-popular lunch buffet is a wonderful buffet option for $8.97, as it includes a feast of Southern favorites like chicken bog, friend chicken, okra, pulled pork, green beans, a salad bar, desserts, and much, much more!

Mrs. Fish

919 Broadway Street, Myrtle Beach, SC 29577
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Serving Myrtle Beach since 1998, Mrs. Fish provides fresh seafood for those looking for a decently priced meal. This casual eatery offers a variety of lunch specials, most of which cost less than $10, and include options such as the Fried Shrimp & Fish (haddock) and the Seafood Sandwich (choice of mahi, flounder, grouper, salmon, tuna, fried shrimp, or oysters.) 

Sam's Corner

101 Atlantic Ave, Garden City Beach, SC 29576

Located just a short distance from the beautiful beach, Sam’s Corner is a great place to stop after a long day breathing in salt air, or after a long night of having fun. Open since 1976, Sam’s Corner is a casual diner that cooks up comfort food such as the Footlong Hot Dog with onions, chili, and mustard ($3.95), Chili Cheese Fries ($3.25), and the Elvis Special ($4.25), which is a grilled peanut butter and jelly sandwich with fries. There are tons of other awesome meal items here, and none of them will break your budget.

Simply Southern Smokehouse

1913 Mr. Joe White Ave, Myrtle Beach, SC 29577

If you’re looking for a filling buffet full of Southern items at an affordable price, then Simply Southern Smokehouse is for you! Head on over for lunch, where you will find an all-you-can-eat buffet for only $8.39. Hungry guests will enjoy fried chicken, BBQ pork, collard greens, biscuits, sweet potatoes, peach cobbler, corn bread, and many other tasty Southern treats.

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