An ever-popular cookout choice, big, juicy hamburgers are staples of summertime dining. And if you’re craving a top-shelf burger, Myrtle Beach is a great place to be. Don’t walk around looking to crash a random family’s cookout — check out these fabulous Grand Strand restaurants that serve up primo patties every day!
River City Cafe — With its seven different locations along the Grand Strand making it one of the Myrtle Beach area’s most notable local chains, River City Cafe is a great place to grab the perfect burger. Serving up juicy burgers as well as a number of other signature American favorites, this café has earned numerous awards and widespread recognition, not only from locals and tourists, but also from many news outlets. The local newspaper, The Sun News, has named River City Cafe “Best of the Beach” for the past few years, and the restaurant has also received recognition from USA Today as one of the best places in the nation to take the whole family. Bring the whole crew in and check out their full menu filled with phenomenal food, from burgers and sandwiches to wings and fries. Guests at Ocean Reef Resort don’t have to go far to get to a River City Cafe, either — a branch is located just steps away from the resort at the corner of 73rd Avenue North and North Ocean Boulevard.
Oceanfront Bar & Grill – What’s better than eating a great burger on vacation? Here’s one answer — eating that great burger while surrounded by some of the best views around Myrtle Beach. Located beachfront (as the name implies) on the Myrtle Beach Boardwalk, Oceanfront Bar & Grill serves up a variety of burgers, from the classic cheeseburger with all of the traditional toppings to the Double Deluxe, which boasts two patties and two slices of cheese, plus whatever toppings you’d like. If burgers aren’t your favorite, you can find a menu full of fresh-caught seafood, salads, appetizers and other delicious offerings to savor while watching the waves crash over the sand.
Peaches Corner – A staple in Myrtle Beach, Peaches Corner has been around this seaside town since 1937 and has been featured on the Food Network a number of times. At this classic burger shack located just off the Boardwalk, you’ll find an excellent of selection of all-American fare, including Peaches’ “famous burgers” like bacon burgers and regular cheeseburgers, all available with a side of the restaurant’s award-winning fries. With a casual atmosphere and friendly faces, Peaches Corner is the perfect place to grab a quick, delicious burger before heading back to the beach or getting back to exploring the Grand Strand!
Duffy’s Bar & Grill – Located right in the heart of downtown Myrtle Beach, Duffy’s has been a beloved bar and restaurant for over 50 years and is known for having the “best burgers in town.” They offer several delicious options, such as the Big Daddy Burger, which is their half-pound take on the plain hamburger; the Randy’s Bacon Cheeseburger, which tops the big Angus patty off with bacon; and Mark’s Bleu Cheese Burger, which adds creamy blue cheese and tasty sautéed onions. While these half-pound burgers might seem large, nothing compares to their Eighth Wonder Burger, a full-pound Angus burger with loads of bacon, cheese, and your typical lettuce and tomato, all served with fries and onion rings. Whether you go big or small, you will be more than satisfied at Duffy’s!