Myrtle Beach is known for its delicious seafood, but that’s far from the only culinary delicacy the Grand Strand has to offer! While enjoying your stay at The Strand resort, don’t forget to check out some of the best-known steak houses on the beach. Offering wide varieties of seafood and steaks, they’ll be sure to please everyone in the family.
Located only a short drive north of The Strand in an elegant location, 21 Main features the fresh seafood and fine, dry-aged meats. The fine-dining restaurant offers the elegance of a contemporary Southern estate and a menu that will leave you coming back for more. The chefs prepare a diverse array of cuisines, offering an assortment of flavors for all taste buds, including continental European, Southern, steak house, Asian and American. The menu is designed so that you can get exactly what you want, and you do so by first picking a sauce, then picking the type of meat. Some of the savory sauces include Roquefort Au Poivre, Béarnaise and Cabernet Demi-Glace. Next, you can choose from a New York strip, Colorado lamb, filet mignon, and various ribeyes. To really top it off, turn the dish into a surf and turf by adding cold-water lobster tail, colossal scallops or jumbo shrimp.
Just up the road, across from Broadway at the Beach, you will find the Rioz Brazilian Steakhouse. This premier restaurant takes your taste buds on a trip to Brazil, serving dishes in the spirit of southern Brazilian-style cooking. Upon arrival, guests are welcomed by the extensive salad bar filled with hot and cold seasonal favorites, including seafood and sushi. Following the salad bar, the unique all-you-can-eat dining experience begins, and it is guaranteed to leave you full and satisfied. Unlike any other restaurants, at Rioz, savory choices of more than 15 different cuts of beef, pork, lamb and poultry are prepared and then presented by the “gauchos,” who provide continuous table-side service.
One of Myrtle Beach’s original fine-dining experiences is Thoroughbreds Chophouse & Seafood Grille. This restaurant is widely known as a locals’ favorite, in addition to being recognized year after year for its romantic atmosphere and high-end offerings. Thoroughbreds is sure to give you a satisfying dining experience, serving only the finest beef and ultra-fresh seafood. Some of the main menu items feature select cuts of beef and veal, delectable fowl and the freshest seafood. Don’t forget about the mouthwatering appetizers, hearty chowders, crusty breads, delicate vegetables and inventive desserts. From the time you walk in the front door to the time you leave, Thoroughbreds will be “a breed above the rest,” giving you an evening you won’t soon forget.
If you think that “a thick steak and a cold beer will always be a good idea,” then Chuck’s Steak House is the place for you! Holding Grand Strand honors for best steak, best happy hour and best signature cocktail, Chuck’s offers juicy, hand-cut steaks that are charcoal broiled to perfection, as well as featured items such as chops, prime rib, lobster tails, BBQ ribs and chicken. Some of the finest taxidermy and wildlife artwork can be found throughout the post-and-beam, barn-like building, really adding to the rustic elegance and charm. Located on the Intracoastal Waterway, the restaurant offers seating on enclosed waterfront decks, near one of the three fireplaces or in the library. So, after a long day in the sun, be sure to check out Chuck’s for happy hour or dinner.
Home to the Grand Strand’s finest “all-you-can-eat” Italian buffet, Angelo’s Steak & Pasta will have you leaving full and happy. This Myrtle Beach tradition offers a full menu as well as two separate buffets, a full list of appetizers, a full bar, an early-bird menu, nightly specials and some of the tastiest desserts on the Strand. All of the entrees are authentic Italian recipes with their own little twist. Some of the featured menu items include chicken marsala, perfectly aged steaks, linguine with clam sauce and veal parmigiana. In addition to the delicious entrees, Angelo’s offers occasional live music, as well as magic shows.
As you can see, there are so many great choices in Myrtle Beach for surf and turf and within close vicinity of The Strand. Be sure to try them all!