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While Myrtle Beach Dining May Be Known for Its Surf — Don’t Overlook the Turf

When it comes to cuisine, the Grand Strand is best known for its many restaurants featuring fresh-caught seafood — and for good reason. But, while seafood may be the Myrtle Beach area’s specialty, this strip of the Carolina coast is also a hot spot for a spectrum of other culinary offerings. (And, with more than 1,700 restaurants found on the Grand Strand, this should come as no big surprise.)

To balance out the area’s much-deserved reputation for superior “surf,” let’s take a look at some of the Grand Strand’s best “turf” offerings. During your next visit to the Myrtle Beach area and The Breakers Resort, check out some of these top spots for great steaks:

New York Prime — With an impressive wine list and an elegant supper club atmosphere, this New York-style steak house located just a half-mile from The Breakers on 28th Avenue North in Myrtle Beach delights diners with its high-quality, USDA-prime beef and colossal seafood platters. Top options for steak lovers include the New York Strip, Bine-in Rib Steak and Center Cut Filet. Live Lobster, Stone Crabs and Sea Bass round out the entrée options. Check out the full menu at newyorkprime.com.

Angelo’s Steak & Pasta — Located about 3.5 miles south of The Breakers on South Kings Highway in Myrtle Beach, this restaurant is home to “the Greatest Steaks in the Universe” as well as an all-you-can-eat Italian buffet. The steak options on the menu — all cut, trimmed and seasoned to order — include the Cowboy Chop Bone-in Ribeye, The Big Daddy 24-ounce Ribeye or New York Strip, the Porterhouse, and the Filet Mignon. All steaks 10 ounces and larger are served on a sizzling platter. Learn more at angelosteakandpasta.com.

Ruth’s Chris Steak House — Found in the prestigious Grande Dunes community on the north end of Myrtle Beach and about 6.5 miles north of The Breakers, this high-end steak house offers entrees like its Filet, Tomahawk Ribeye and 40-ounce Porterhouse for Two, all served on its signature 500˚ sizzling plates. As a bonus, the restaurant features spectacular views of the Intracoastal Waterway and Grande Dunes Marina — an especially nice perk during evening sunsets. For more information, visit ruthschris.com.

Barons Steaks & Spirits — Located about 7.5 miles north of The Breakers on Restaurant Row in Myrtle Beach, this steak house serves surf & turf classics in a casual, fun and friendly atmosphere. Meaty menu highlights include the Barons Famous Black Angus Filet Mignon, the Cattle Barons Special top sirloin steak and the New York Strip Steak. Those looking for the best from the land and the sea can go all in with the Barons Trio featuring a Petit Filet Mignon, a Maine Lobster Tail and a Crab Cake. Explore the full menu on the restaurant’s Facebook page.

21 Main Prime Steakhouse — Located about 11 miles north of The Breakers in North Myrtle Beach, this repeat winner of area cuisine contests offers a menu focused on 28-day dry-aged meats, fresh seafood and sushi in an elegant setting. Signature steak options include USDA Prime NY Strip, Dry Aged Kansas City Strip, Certified Angus Delmonico Ribeye and Certified Angus Filet Mignon. A long list of grilled, surf & turf, raw bar and sushi options is also available. Visit the restaurant’s website to learn more.

After your meal, head back to your comfortable accommodations at The Breakers Resort to rest up for another day of great dining on the Grand Strand. Book your Myrtle Beach vacation today — the best that the area has to offer will be waiting here for you!