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Cocktail Hour in Myrtle Beach

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Devyn spends her days creating content to build an online community of travelers. She is a firm believer there’s always something new to Discover in the Palmetto State.
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Cool off with a crafty cocktail in Myrtle Beach.

There's nothing better than an ice cold drink after a long day spent in the sun at Myrtle Beach. Here are a few of our picks for places that will provide the food, atmosphere and libations you'll want to experience your perfect vacation cocktail hour.

Drunken Jack's is a local favorite in the Grand Stand.

Coastal Wine Boutique 

What it's known for: With wines from all over the world, Coastal Wine Boutique wants patrons, whether they're seasoned wine drinkers or new to the wine world, to simply taste and see what's good. With excellent tapas and cheeses to accompany the selections, bring some friends and plan to stay awhile enjoying figuring out which glass suits you best.

Style: Tapas, wine boutique

Address: 301 21st Ave. N., Myrtle Beach

Phone: 843.808.9332

Drunken Jack's

What it's known for: Located on the popular Murrells Inlet Marshwalk, this restaurant tells the story of a pirate named, you guessed it, Drunken Jack. There's a lot to see and do here, but the main attractions are the seafood, the drinks and the gorgeous view. Come hear live music while you sip craft beers on draft.

Style: Seafood, traditional, family-friendly, lunch, dinner

Address: 4031 US 17 Business, Murrells Inlet

Phone: 843.651.2044

Gordon Biersch Brewery Restaurant

What it's known for: This brewery takes tremendous pride in serving only the most purely handcrafted, authentic German beers. From the hops to the water that they use to create brews, everything is fresh and of the highest quality to make sure that you're satisfied with every last sip.

Style: German Brewery

Address: 3060 Howard Ave., Myrtle Beach

Phone: 843.839.0249


This shagging hotspot offers delicious cold drinks to quench your thirst.

Mr. Fish

What it's known for: Mr. FishThis popular place serves up fresh fish and seafood, and lots of it. Whether you want it fried, broiled, in sushi, on the half shell, over grits - you can get it here. There's also an extensive cocktail menu and wine list for you to peruse, and you won't want to miss their happy hour specials.

Style: Seafood, casual, family-friendly, lunch, dinner

Address: 6401 N. Kings Highway, Myrtle Beach

Phone: 843.839.3474

Fire and Smoke

What it's known for: Plenty of great food distinguishes this menu. And the dishes all pair nicely with one of the many craft beers available every day.

Style: Seafood, farm-to-table, casual, family-friendly, Southern, gastropub

Address: 411 79th Ave. N., Myrtle Beach

Phone: 843.449.0085

Fat Harold's Beach Club

What it's known for: The birthplace of the Carolina Shag, people come to dance and enjoy beach music as it's meant to be heard. With one of the friendliest staffs around, you will love your experience at Fat Harold's. Take a shag lesson, try their famous Bologna Sandwich and of course - enjoy a cold drink.

Style: Dance Club, Bar, Lunch, Dinner

Address: 212 Main St., North Myrtle Beach


Enjoy a quick bite and a cold draft at Sam's Corner.

Sam's Corner

What it's known for: A family favorite for years, Sam's Corner is the perfect spot for a quick bite and a cold draft. Drop by for one of their famous foot-long hot dogs (make sure you add slaw) and a cold beer any day of the week. It's always open, 24/7.

Style: American, casual, family-friendly, lunch, dinner

Address: 101 Atlantic Ave., Garden City Beach

Phone: 843.651.3233

Gulfstream Cafe 

What it's known for: Gulfstream Cafe is located right on the inlet, so prepare yourself for an incredible view. Their seafood and high-end service is excellent, but they also have one of the best beer selections at the beach. Watch the sun set from the upstairs deck, and don't miss the build-your-own Bloody Mary bar at Sunday brunch.

Style: seafood, waterfront, dinner, Sunday brunch

Address: 1536 S. Waccamaw Drive, Garden City Beach

Phone: 843.651.8808


Cocktails made with local ingredients makes drinks taste even better in SC.

Fat Tuesday

What it's known for: A Mardi Gras themed bar, Fat Tuesday specializes in frozen daiquiris with plenty of New Orleans flare. Plus, they have some of the best happy hour deals around.

Style: New Orleans, Mardi Gras, Daiquiri Bar

Address: Broadway at the Beach, 1318 Celebrity Circle, Myrtle Beach

Phone: 843.444.3255

Crocodile Rocks

What it's know for: If you've never experienced a dueling piano bar, get ready for some entertainment. Skilled pianists take requests from the audience all night long, so no matter what you want to hear, you can make it happen at Crocodile Rocks.

Style: Dueling Piano Bar

Address: Broadway at the Beach, 1318 Celebrity Circle, Myrtle Beach

Phone: 843.444.2096

Devyn Whitmire
Devyn spends her days creating content to build an online community of travelers. She is a firm believer there’s always something new to Discover in the Palmetto State.