Murrells Inlet is a picturesque town in coastal South Carolina. Along with great views, Murrells Inlet holds the promise of fresh seafood along with many other culinary delights. Here are the 10 restaurants you need to visit while in Murrells Inlet.
Poppy’s is in a league of its own as far as burger places go in this area. Poppy’s chicken burgers are made to succulent juicy perfection, and the beef burgers are piled with fresh lettuce, tomato and onion. Additionally, Poppy’s has a thing for experimental deep-frying. If nothing else, it’s imperative that you give the fried Oreos with vanilla ice cream a try.
Poppy’s Burgers and Subs, 3290 US-17 BUS, Murrells Inlet, SC, USA, +1 843-651-6800
When you find yourself looking for a break from the burgers and the seafood for which this area’s dining scene is known, come to Blue Elephant for some light and tasty Thai food. Everything is freshly prepared to order, making it worth the relaxed pace of the meal. Wash everything down with a Thailand’s signature Singha beer or a Thai iced tea.
Blue Elephant Thai Cuisine, 4493 US-17 BUS, Murrells Inlet, SC, USA, +1 843-651-5863
Hip and stylish coffeehouses are always good in our book, and The Local Grind Coffeehouse is certainly no exception. With added features like caramel apple pie cheesecake bars and open mic nights, why would you ever want to leave? The Local Grind also has a lovely ivy covered porch, which is perfect for a balmy night in South Carolina.
The Local Grind Coffeehouse, 880 Inlet Square Dr, Murrells Inlet, SC, USA, +1 843-299-0547
Anything served in a fresh waffle cone is difficult to resist. Add the fact that the scent of the waffle cones baking wafts throughout the whole of Painters, and it’s a done deal. Of course, waffle cones are made for ice cream and Painters piles their cones high. The south is known for its peaches so why not get your fix in ice cream form? The brownie special is another popular item.
Painters Homemade Ice Cream, 2115 US-17 BUS, Murrells Inlet, SC, USA, +1 843-651-1255
Dead Dog Saloon is your go-to stop for a hearty breakfast. Choose a sunny spot to enjoy your meal with a mimosa in hand on their outdoor patio overlooking the inlet. It doesn’t stop there: they provide a pretty expansive lunch spread as well. From burgers, to tacos, to fresh grilled fish, you won’t be disappointed.
Dead Dog Saloon, 4079 US-17 BUS, Murrells Inlet, SC, USA, +1 843-651-0664