Local chefs take pride in taking the freshest ingredients and creating culinary masterpieces. On the south end of the Strand, in Georgetown, Alfresco Bistro serves Northern Italian and Lowcountry cuisine along with a healthy dose of southern hospitality, and the Townhouse, a local’s favorite, is known for its unique, American gourmet. A little farther north in Pawleys Island, Chive Blossom and Bistro 217, both small and locally-owned, have loyal followings, while Frank’s and Frank’s Outback (see ad on page 31) provide great food and a laid back, fun atmosphere. Austin’s Ocean One, an ocean front fine dining restaurant in Litchfield has an award-winning chef plus floor to ceiling glass for picture perfect views of the Atlantic.
Diners looking for good service and haute cuisine will find many options in Myrtle Beach. The farm-to-table movement has become very popular here, with chefs choosing locally raised meats and vegetables, and occasionally even serving meals at the farms on tables set up in the fields. Croissants Bistro & Bakery uses only fresh local ingredients to prepare their European-style cuisine, and Heidi’s Corner is Myrtle Beach’s newest fine dining spot. Creating a culinary masterpiece is an art, and Collector’s Café combines culinary art with some of the area’s best visual artists’ work for a unique dining experience. Ciao! Italian Restaurant, another Myrtle Beach local’s favorite, pairs delicious, expertly prepared food with the perfect wine for a memorable meal.
Our area has almost endless options for fine dining that will please even the most discriminating palate. Relax; enjoy a glass of wine and an evening of world class cuisine!