5 Leading Spots to Satisfy Your Sweet Tooth on the Grand Strand

For those with a sweet tooth, the Myrtle Beach area occupies a particularly sweet spot among coastal vacation destinations. And that’s because not only is the Grand Strand renowned among foodies for its abundance of full-service restaurants (in fact, the area boasts more than 2,000 of them), but in many cases, these establishments’ dessert menus offer indulgences that are simply hard to rival anywhere else.


Eager to satisfy your sweet tooth during your next visit to the Grand Strand? Head for one of these five sweet spots in the Myrtle Beach area and take your pick from their craving-worthy dessert menus:

21 Main Prime Steakhouse

Located 10 miles north of The Strand Resort (and on-property at The Strand’s sister resort North Beach Resort & Villas), the award-winning 21 Main Prime Steakhouse specializes in serving up premier cuts of steak boasting USDA Prime and Certified Angus Beef credentials. And when the main dish is done, the Sweet Course menu is sure to delight, too. Must-have highlights here include the Bananas Foster for Two, Crème Brulé, NY Style Cheesecake, Bread Pudding, Sorbet and Chocolate Torte.

Hook & Barrel

Found on North Kings Highway about 4.5 miles north of The Strand, Hook & Barrel takes pride in putting a healthy serving of passion into its fresh and full-flavored entrée options, which are heavy on fresh-caught seafood dishes and perfectly prepared cuts of meat. And for a tasty way to finish off the meal, the dessert menu here offers delicious delights like Key Lime Pie for Two, Triple Chocolate Mousse Cake for Two, the Chocolate Chip Cookie Skillet and the Vanilla Bean Crème Brulé.

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Strong Waters Craft Cocktails & Kitchen

Boasting a prime location on North Ocean Boulevard less than a mile south of The Strand, Strong Waters Craft Cocktails & Kitchen is known for its delicious Lowcountry libations and a food menu featuring tasty tacos, sandwiches, and often Southern-inspired main entrees like Coastal Crab Cakes, Grilled Mahi, Brick Seared Chicken and Tri-Tip Steak. And to finish it all off, the dessert menu shines with offerings like banana Pudding Cheesecake Trifle, Seasonal Fruit Cobbler & Vanilla Bean Ice Cream, and Lemon Bars & Blueberry Coulis.

Melting Pot

Found on North Kings Highway less than 2 miles north of The Strand, Melting Pot is the place to go for fondue. And whether your main-meal cheese choice is Wisconsin Cheddar, Spinach Artichoke, Bourbon Bacon Cheddar, Classic Alpine, Fiesta or French Onion Gruyere, the melty dip is sure to add fun and flavor to the meats, breads and veggies your party dips in it. And when the main course is done, the melty magnificence continues into the dessert choice with chocolate fondue options like The Original (milk chocolate melted with crunchy peanut butter), Pure Chocolate Fondue, Caramel Apple, Flaming Turtle (milk chocolate, caramel and pecans), Yin & Yang (white and dark chocolate), and Wild Berry Crunch (milk chocolate with crunchy peanut butter and wildberry purée).

Crepe Creation Cafe

Found on Deville Street in The Market Common about 6 miles south of The Strand, the Crepe Creation Cafe is a great choice for those seeking savory crepes, tasty breakfast dishes, flavor-packed paninis and more, as well as inspired cocktails. And offering tasty treats like the Nutella Crepe, the Bananas Foster Crepe, the Reese’s Rush Crepe and the Apple Turnover Crepe, the dessert crepes menu here is well worth making the trip for, too.

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One Sweet Spot To Stay on the Carolina Coast

Ready to start planning your sweets-centered getaway on the Grand Strand? Book your stay at The Strand Resort in Myrtle Beach today. With our wide range of comfortable accommodation options, an array of on-site amenities, and convenient oceanfront location, it’s easy to enjoy a Grand Strand getaway that really takes the cake.

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