Sweet Spots: Our Favorite Romantic Restaurants on the South End of the Grand Strand
There’s no shortage of great restaurants on the Grand Strand, but what’s the best spot for a romantic dinner?
Whether you’re planning a romantic Valentine’s Day dinner, anniversary celebration or perfect date-night, venture to the south end of Myrtle Beach (Surfside Beach, Murrells Inlet, Pawleys Island, Georgetown) and you’ll find some restaurants perfect for a romantic dinner for two.
Chosen for cuisine, ambiance and setting, all of the restaurants included are perfect for a special occasion with that special someone.
Austin's Ocean One
1 County Road S-22-303, Pawleys Island, SC 29585
Phone: (843) 235-8700
What could be more romantic than oceanfront dining on beautiful Litchfield Beach? Austin’s Ocean One not only provides the ultimate moonlit setting, it offers outstanding contemporary American cuisine featuring local seafood and hand cut steaks and is highly regarded as one of the best restaurants on the Strand. The sophisticated main course offerings, extensive wine list and sweet endings will send you home happy!
10707 Ocean Highway Suite D, Pawleys Island, SC 29585
Phone: (843) 235-8217
Located in Pawleys Island, just south of the Hammock Shops, Bistro 217 blends upscale dining with a unique and intimate atmosphere. Whether you dine inside or in their charming courtyard, your expectations will be more than fulfilled. Don't miss their famous jalapeno bisque and incredible fried okra to put you in the mood for fresh locally inspired cuisine. It is the perfect atmosphere for a romantic candle lit dinner promising delicious entrees, beautiful wines and tempting desserts guaranteed to sweep your date off their feet!
Bliss Restaurant and Lounge
4606 U.S. 17 Business, Murrells Inlet, SC 29576
Phone: (843) 282-6737
Bliss Restaurant is that sweet spot in Murrells Inlet where locals find a quiet romantic setting off the tourist path. There is no marsh front, no stampede of visitors...just an inviting and charming destination offering cuisine that aims to please. You will find that fine dining experience you want especially for a romantic holiday like Valentines Day.
Frank's Restaurant and Frank's Outback
10434 Ocean Highway, Pawleys Island, SC 29585
Phone: (843) 237-3030
In Pawley's Island, Frank's Restaurant has long been the place to dine on that very special occasion...but not to leave out Frank's Outback, with its warm and inviting outdoor space where guests get to dine in a garden setting under a canopy of trees. Whichever you choose, you will be indulged with award winning cuisine, outstanding wines, attentive wait staff and a romantic setting that will make the evening a night to remember.
10880 Ocean Hwy | Pawleys Island, SC 29585
Phone: (843) 314-9014
If you’re looking for an elegant dining experience in a beautiful romantic setting look no further than Nosh Restaurant, which is tucked under the live Oaks of the famous Hammock Shops in the heart of Pawleys Island. White linen tablecloths, rustic brick walls, and a warm inviting fireplace are only upstaged by the creativity of the artful cuisine this restaurant offers.
Rice Paddy Restaurant
732 Front Street, Georgetown, SC 29440
The Rice Paddy is consistently a number one favorite restaurant especially for that romantic dinner experience. Originally an old bank building, the centerpiece is the vault, where an exceptional wine selection awaits you. Great ambience, warm hospitality combined with remarkable Lowcountry cuisine makes for a very special outing in this inviting historic setting in Georgetown.