7 Bars and Taverns to Hit for a Drink in Myrtle Beach


Chances are you are, especially after a round of golf in Myrtle Beach this summer. Lucky for you, there’s no need to go dry any longer than you need to here. The area is rich in establishments to put a cold one (or two) down.

Here’s our list of recommended watering holes right here on the Grand Strand.

Old Fashioned Whiskey Cocktail

1. The Bowery

Visit a slice of country and rock music history on the Grand Strand in this Southern dive. This is one of those places where something’s always going on, and you’ll be surrounded by good people. Try specialty drinks such as American Lemonade, Peach on the Beach, and Screwed.

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Beer Taps

2. Bumstead’s Pub

Get the dark-wood, English-pub feels with a teeming beer lineup (120-plus!) and stellar sandwiches. Make a quick stop for wings, a Cuban sandwich, or barbecue nachos, and find great service on your visit. All that beer and a full food menu, every day.

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Beer Glasses

3. Bourbon Street

This mellow establishment hosts live music, serving comfort food late into the night. Good food, such as cream of crab soup, oysters, scallops wrapped in bacon, and more. We recommend a Dreamsicle or Burley Oak IPA on draft.

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Pouring Cocktail

4. LandShark Bar & Grill

In the middle of it all, this laid-back chain restaurant has tropical drinks in a fun environment. You’ll love the feel of the sea breeze out on the deck and will want to make plans to visit for your next vacation. Try a Fins Up Margarita, Long Island Beacher, or 5 O’Clock Somewhere.

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LandShark Bar & Grill

5. The Ole Irish Pub

This place feels like a holiday every day, with an outdoor deck and an Irish bar menu of shepherd’s pie and corned beef. They serve excellent Guinness Stew and Reubens, too, in a place you just have to try. Add a pint of cold Guinness and you’ve got it all.

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Dark Beer on Draft

6. Pine Lakes Tavern

It’s a quaint, smoke-free establishment that serves local food, with deck seating. Locals love it, and it’ll become one of your favorite pubs on the Grand Strand, with lots of craft beer on tap. Drop in during happy hour for a Cinnamon Toast Crunch, Dreamsicle, or Royal Apple shooter.

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Cocktails Cheers

7. The Tavrne

Hit this bar and grill for a cold one and spirited game of darts. You’ll find good people, great food specials, and a menu that isn’t your typical bar fare. It’s Myrtle Beach’s answer to the friendly atmosphere of Cheers, from that classic 80s show.

531 Broadway Street | (843) 839-9799

Darts and Beer

See? You don’t have to go thirsty in Myrtle Beach. Try these cool watering holes next time you’ve just crushed it on a Grand Strand golf course — or even if the course has crushed you!

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