Nothing beats the winter chill like a warm bowl of French Onion Soup or a hearty Bratwurst sandwich. Those are just two of the specialty dishes being served at Grand Strand restaurants during the annual "Restaurant Week South Carolina."
This year the 11-day foodie extravaganza runs Jan. 11-21, allowing local eateries from across the state to show off their expertise while encouraging locals to explore the diverse culinary scene in their backyard. Many of the participating restaurants are featuring special discounts or special menus to entice visitors to check out their unique flavor.
Go to the state's website and run a search for Grand Strand restaurants (https://restaurantweeksouthcarolina.com/city/grand_strand) and you'll find over a dozen restaurants from Little River to Pawleys Island participating, including:
- 21 Main at North Beach
- Black Drum Brewing
- Bonfire - A Smokin' Taqueria
- Cafe Amalfi
- Carolina Ale House - Myrtle Beach
- Drunken Jack's
- Ducatis Pizzeria & Italian Trattoria
- Greg Norman Australian Grille
- Landry's Seafood
- Local Eat Drink Celebrate
- Peach Cobbler Factory - Myrtle BeachRivertown Bistro
- Ruth's Chris Steak House - Myrtle Beach
- The Brentwood Restaurant & Wine Bistro
- The Hangout Myrtle Beach
- Thoroughbreds Chophouse
- Tidewater Grill and Bistro
- Tupelo Honey Southern Kitchen and Bar
(Please Note: The above list may change prior to your visit. Please check with the restaurant in advance and please visit the Restaurant Week website to see if additional restaurants have been added.)
With an increase in venues participating, this year’s Restaurant Week is providing more opportunities for locals and visitors to explore the eclectic flavors of our region.
“It’s exciting to see that participation in Restaurant Week continues to rise each year,” said Karen Riordan, President and CEO, Visit Myrtle Beach. “Myrtle Beach's vibrant culinary scene continues to grow and Restaurant Week not only gives our locals a great reason to try something new, but it gives our incredible local restaurants an added opportunity to show off their skills.”
In addition to tempting our tastebuds and fine-tuning our chef's skills, the week helps to stimulate the economy with its official goal “to position South Carolina as one of the top culinary destinations in the nation by increasing awareness of the many dining opportunities of the state.”
For an updated list of participating restaurants and to explore menus and make reservations, visit RestaurantWeekSouthCarolina.com.