Top 10 Myrtle Beach Restaurants for Kids
Sure, Myrtle Beach is home to a myriad of amazing award-winning restaurants that are great for couples who want to enjoy a romantic atmosphere and a expensive bottle of wine, but where can families with kids eat? Families vacationing along the Grand Strand have no need to worry as the area is chock-full of family-friendly restaurants staffed by smiling faces.
While you can walk into almost any restaurant in Myrtle Beach and expect to find a kid’s menu, there are several places around that make eating fun for families.
Check out this list of Top 10 Myrtle Beach Restaurants for Kids:
Whether your kids are picky or not, there is something to suit everyone’s appetite at BurgerFi. Located in Surfside, BurgerFi is a family-friendly restaurant that serves up all-American fare including upscale burgers, hot dogs, onion rings, and fries. After feasting on a tasty hot dog or burger, treat your kiddos to a celebratory vacation dessert. BurgerFi’s dessert menu includes shakes, concretes, floats & cows, and sundaes. Check out locations in North Myrtle Beach, near Surfside Beach off of U.S. 544 in Myrtle Beach, and their newest location in downtown Myrtle Beach.
Rainy days in Myrtle Beach don’t have to be a bummer at the Fun Warehouse, which offers plenty of fun and food for kids and the chance to score some cool-parent points for the adults. Fun Warehouse offers a full-sized skating rink, laser tag, a state-of-the-art arcade, elevated go cart track, inflatables and more, giving your rug rats a place to roll, shoot, play and bounce without bouncing off the walls in the house. Your kids will sure work up an appetite here, so it’s a great thing that Fun Warehouse is also home to the Finish Line Cafe, which cooks up burgers hot dogs, chicken wings, quesdillas, pizza, snacks, and more.
Spend the day (or evening) checking out all of the sights and sounds of Broadway at the Beach before sitting down for a nice meal with your family at Jimmy Buffet’s Margaritaville. This family-friendly restaurant not only provides families with a wide range of meal options, but the atmosphere here is super fun for everyone! Families will love hearing the beachy tunes of Jimmy Buffet playing through the sound system as they dine, and kids will have a blast asking stiltwalkers to make them their favorite balloon animal or hat. And, each hour a hurricane” strikes the restaurant and whips up some margaritas in a gigantic blender!
Take the entire family on a trip back in time for an exciting evening of dinner and an action-packed show from the Middle Ages that will keep the kids on the edges of their seats.Pass through the castle gates into the 11th century for daring displays of horsemanship, falconry and sword fighting, all perfomed by Medieval Times’ knights. Children can dine on a four-course meal fit for a king, and meet His Royal Majesty and the royal court in person. The meal includes: garlic bread, tomato bisque soup, roasted chicken, sweet buttered corn, herb-basted potatoes, the pastry of the Castle, coffee and two rounds of your beverage of choice. There are also vegetarian options available. Of course, kids don’t only love the show, but they also love the fact that they get to eat with their hands!
After spending the day hanging out by the beach, head to Mellow Mushroom in Myrtle Beach or choose either of the other locations (North Myrtle Beach and Murrells Inlet). This groovy restaurant has psychedelic decor on the walls, as well as a booth situated inside of a bus in the middle of the room. The fun atmosphere at Mellow Mushroom provides for a great outing for families, and the menu features an array of dishes that will satisfy the taste buds of each family member. Kids can choose from the main menu, or pick a kids menu item such as French Bread Pizza, All Natural Macaroni & Cheese, Meatball & Mozzarella Stacks, or Pretzel Dippers.
If you’re walking around The Market Common and your kids start complaining that they’re hungry, then check out Nacho Hippo. This Mexican-themed family restaurant is great for people of all ages, and the atmosphere is perfect for a beach vacation. Sit inside in the colorful dining room or outside on the open-air patio and enjoy a plate of nachos piled high to the sky. In addition to a variety of nachos, Nacho Hippo also serves appetizers, quesadillas, specialties, tacos, soups, salads, and sides.
Set on the high seas aboard a pair of authentic-looking ships floating atop 15 feet of water that serves as the stage, Pirates Voyage puts on a first-class performance that keeps the kids entertained while they dine on a five-course pirate-themed feast. While watching the show featuring acrobatic pirates, animals, games, singing, and more, families will enjoy devouring Voyager Creamy Vegetable Soup, Buccaneer Bread, Half O’ Roasted Cackler (Chicken), Captain BBQ Pork, Cob O’ Buttery, Pirate Herb-basted Potato, Apple O’ Me Eye Pie, and Unlimited Pepsi, tea, or coffee. Vegetarian and gluten-free meals are available upon request, too!
River City Cafe
There are multiple locations of River City Cafe along the Grand Strand, which makes it easy for you and your children to enjoy a tasty burger close to where you are staying. River City Cafe is a casual restaurant that has become a favorite burger joint among locals and visitors over the years. Kids will love being able to throw their peanut shells on the floor, color on the paper table cloths, and look for a license plate from your state on the walls. Menu items here include burgers, appetizers, salads, turkey burgers, chicken burgers, platters, beggie burgers, chicken fingers, hot dogs, fried shrimp, and more!
This family-owned Surfside Beach wing joint has long been known by locals as one of the best places for wings in Myrtle Beach. Though its small facade and sporty “bar” atmosphere may not scream “family” restaurants, from the time you walk in you’ll feel right at home. The friendly staff is exceedingly understanding when it comes to dealing with little ones and goes out of their way to make them feel comfortable and there are plenty of little games and things to keep them busy throughout your meal. What’s more the food is inexpensive and very tasty.
Ultimate California Pizza Game Zone
The name says it all to get kids to the table – “pizza” and “game.” This Restaurant Row hot spot has both in abundant supply, making it the perfect place for children and kids at heart. Featuring high-tech interactive games for the youngsters and old-school games like Skee Ball for grown-ups, the Game Zone has plenty to keep you entertained while your kids’ personal pizza is made to their specifications. For $10.99 each child can get an 8-inch pizza with their favorite topping plus a $5 game card for the arcade. The Game Zone also offers chicken nuggets, wings, PBJ and ziti on the kids’ menu, and adults can choose from subs, salads and pasta dishes.
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