Dining on a Budget? Find Flavor and Value at These 7 Restaurants Near Ocean Reef

For those looking to stretch their travel dollar, paying close attention to how much is being spent on meals during a vacation is key.

One smart tactic here, of course, is to book accommodations with a kitchen included — like one of the many condos, suites and rooms at Myrtle Beach’s Ocean Reef Resort featuring a full kitchen with a refrigerator, stove, microwave, and even cooking utensils and dinnerware. Another strong strategy for saving is to look for budget-friendly restaurants when dining out. And boasting a location with numerous well-reviewed and economical eateries nearby, Ocean Reef Resort can deliver big on this count, too.

Consider these seven restaurants within walking distance of Ocean Reef where the food is fantastic, and the bills won’t take a big toll on your pocketbook:

Café du Port — Located oceanfront on the property at Ocean Reef Resort, Café du Port serves a full breakfast buffet complete with an omelet station daily — making for a great way to fill up on the morning meal without having to stray far from your room.


Banana Boat Lounge — Also found on-site at Ocean Reef Resort, the Banana Boat Pool Bar serves tasty treats poolside for lunch and dinner. The delicious menu offerings available here include sandwiches, burgers, seafood and salads. And for adults looking to relax and soak in the coastal atmosphere, a long list of cocktails and frozen drinks is available.


River City Cafe — Reached in just a 3-minute walk from Ocean Reef Resort, River City Cafe is best known for its delectable burgers — with many even calling them the best on the Grand Strand. Other can’t-miss choices on the menu here include apps like huge, hand-battered onion rings, jumbo chicken wings hand-cut fries, as well as fresh salads, chicken burgers and sandwich platters.


Mariner Pizza — Located just a 2-minute stroll from Ocean Reef Resort, Mariner Pizza serves up tasty specialty pizzas like the Italian, The White Pizza and the Margarita. Other tasty menu options here include burgers, sandwiches, cold and hot subs, and hot dogs.

Ocean Reef Banana Boat Lounge Overview

Fiesta Mexicana — Reached via an 8-minute walk inland from Ocean Reef Resort, Fiesta Mexicana serves authentic Mexican cuisine like Tacos Authenticos, fajitas, flautas, burritos and ceviche. Explore the full menu to find your favorite south-of-the-border flavors.


Liberty Taproom — Found a 15-minute walk inland from Ocean Reef Resort, Liberty Tap Room is a suds-lover’s dream with 70-plus beers available on tap and in bottles and cans. The food menus here offer an array of tasty salads, steaks, burgers, sandwiches, tacos, pizzas and more.

Mimosas — Reached via a 10-minute walk inland from Ocean Reef Resort, Mimosas cooks up flavorful, chef-inspired dishes for breakfast and lunch. The morning-meal offerings here include entrees like fruit-covered French toast and waffles, while the lunch menu features a selection of burgers, sandwiches and more. Mimosas also offers a full bar specializing in cocktails, plus fresh-squeezed juices and scratch-made smoothies.

Ocean Reef Outdoor Oceanfront Pool

A Perfect Place for Enjoying the Coast and Its Flavors

Ready to start planning a flavorful — and budget-friendly — getaway to the Grand Strand? Book your oceanfront stay at Myrtle Beach’s Ocean Reef Resort today. With our comfortable and luxurious accommodations and the wide range of amenities found on the resort property, we’ve got everything you’ll need to find your favorite flavors during a coastal escape to Myrtle Beach. And by tapping into specials like our Coast Into Fall Sale, you can save big on your accommodations during your coastal vacation, too!

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