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Best Myrtle Beach Family Restaurants


A night out on the town can be fun for everyone but it can also be stressful. Eating out, in particular, can be a headache if the restaurant you have chosen isn’t prepared for families. Luckily for you, though, the Myrtle Beach area offers a wide variety of family friendly restaurants – you just have to know where to look! We have compiled a list of our favorite Myrtle Beach area restaurants that are great for large groups and provide a friendly environment for children. Check it out:

  • The Works Eatery – Located inside WonderWorks at Broadway at The Beach, this café combines a convenient location with great food. American classics such as burgers, hot dogs, and pizza are offered here and guests can choose to enjoy a meal lakeside or keep cool inside. The outdoor patio also features a tiki bar and blender bikes where guests can blend their own frozen drinks or smoothies! This is a great place to grab a bite to eat during a busy afternoon at Broadway.

  • Angelo’s Steak & Pasta – This popular eatery offers a diverse menu and buffet featuring homemade Italian favorites. The large dining room makes this destination ideal for groups and Michael Bairefoot will wow your kids with his table side magic show. This is a great place for the adults to enjoy a prime steak while the kids dine on more child friendly options. You can also dine between 3:30-6:00 pm to enjoy early bird buffet prices.

  • Friendly’s – Just as the name insinuates, this local eatery offers a welcoming atmosphere with great service. Their menu consists of sandwiches, salads, burgers, and fried favorites in addition to a very reasonable children’s menu. After you finish your meal, you won’t want to leave without trying some of Friendly’s signature ice cream concoctions. Shakes, Sundays, and blended ice cream treats will bring a smile to any child’s face!

  • Johnny Rockets – With locations at Barefoot Landing and Broadway at The Beach, you won’t have to go far to enjoy this fun filled 50’s diner. Famous for their all American burgers and shakes as well as their singing waiters, Johnny Rockets is sure to become a family favorite.

  • Ultimate California Pizza Game Zone – Bring out your inner child at this fun, family attraction. Boasting a wide array of arcade games and even a bowling area, the California Pizza Game Zone offers something for everyone. Refuel with one of their signature pizzas or other delectable entrees and then dive right back into the action!

  • Quigley’s Pint & Plate – Quigley’s Pint and Plate provides a warm friendly atmosphere with spectacular food. Selections range from fresh seafood to traditional southern staples. Children will love dining on the outdoor patio and parents will love the modest children’s prices. Kids can eat here for under $5! You can’t beat the quality food and great prices at this Pawleys Island favorite.

  •  River City Café – This rustic café is consistently a favorite among visitors and locals alike. Famous for their homemade signature burgers, River City Café boasts over 20 unique variations! The laid back atmosphere is ideal for children and the menu is full of kid friendly favorites like burgers, chicken fingers, hotdogs, and more.

  • Chaser's Soda Shop & Entertainment Center - Beach Cove's very own snack bar and entertainment center makes it easy to grab a bite to eat and keep the kids entertained. Serving mouthwatering burgers, hotdogs, salads, sandwiches, and smoothies, this eatery is a family favorite. Kids love the pool tables and arcade games in addition to the opportunity to make new resort friends. The entertainment center is also the indoor location for seasonal kid's club activities and other exciting family friendly entertainment.


These are just a few of the many family friendly restaurants that Myrtle Beach has to offer. Does your family have a favorite place to dine while you are on vacation? Share your answers with us and let us know where every family should eat!

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