Another Round! Best Waterfront Place to Be for Happy Hour

If you’re able to get to the waterfront for happy hour — do it. Every hour in Myrtle Beach is fun, but happy hour takes on a new meaning. You can find drink and food specials at many restaurants.

(And it’s usually longer than an hour.)

So come hungry and ready to mingle. Beach lovers congregate in these places, where meetups and sterling conversation are possible. Did we mention low-priced appetizers?

Hit These Waterfront Restaurants First for Happy Hour

Remember, YOU are part of what makes happy hour great.

1. 8th Ave Tiki Bar & Grill

With splashes of color in a waterfront patio, patrons can enjoy a taste of island life. Service is excellent here for happy hour, and isn’t that important? With a nice patio and spectacular views, you have all the makings for happiness.

Recommended: Brisket tacos

They slow roast it overnight, then top it with melted cheddar and Monterrey Jack cheeses. Add cheese, onions, salsa, cilantro … wow.

2. RipTydz Oceanfront Grille & Rooftop Bar

This place is kickin’ all hours of the day and evening, but happy hour is the pinnacle. Great food, good company, cold drinks on the rooftop overlooking the beach? Yes, please. The atmosphere is casually electric.

Recommended: Any rum drink

Order the RipTydz Rush cocktail. In it: Smirnoff vodka, Parrot Bay, Coconut Rum, Pineapple juice, Sprite, and Blue Curacao.

tropical drink on the bar

3. Strong Waters Craft Cocktails and Kitchen

Happy hour in a Prohibition-themed watering hole is about as authentic as it gets. The decor is on point and the food is fabulous, but the draw is the drinks. They offer a seasonal cocktail menu made from locally sourced ingredients.

Recommended: Classic Negroni

Gin, sweet vermouth, Campari, and orange oil. It’s so sophisticated.

4. American Tap House

Comfort food and terrific craft beer options make this a spot you’ll feel very comfortable in. The food comes out fast so you don’t miss a beat. It’s the perfect spot to visit after a day on the beach.

Recommended: Spinach & Artichoke Dip with a well drink

Dip and sip the afternoon into the evening with this dynamic duo.

breakers strong waters honeysuckle mule table by booth

5. Tupelo Honey

The creative twist this chain tosses on favorites makes it … well, a favorite. Happy hour is on point. And if you’ve ever wished you had a place that treated you like you were a beloved regular, this is the place. Bonus: There are plenty of spots in Market Common to shop around before or after you visit.

Recommended: A Sierra Nevada beer and Fried Green Tomatoes

Sierra Nevada brews everything from pale ales to their Tropical Torpedo IPA. The Fried Green Tomatoes are so good you’ll never want to leave the south.

Bay View Oceanfront 3 Bedroom Condo Living Room

Turn Happy Hour Into a Blissful Weekend at Bay View Resort

You’re going to love your room at Bay View Resort, but even more, that it’s close to all the fun. It comes with a fantastic view and will serve as a home base for your Myrtle Beach adventures. Go pick out your room and select your getaway dates right now.

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