Top Dining Near Coral Beach Resort
The last thing you are going to want to do after a busy day at the beach is come home and make dinner. Sure, the in-room kitchens are nice, but sometimes you just want to kick back, relax, and let someone else do the dirty work. You are on vacation, after all. Well, Coral Beach is here to help! Our convenient location along the south end of Myrtle Beach puts us near a wide variety of fantastic dining options. Take a peek at a few of the options near our property and try one out during your next stay:
Angelo’s Steak & Pasta
Angelo’s proudly boasts serving over 100,000 steaks a year and is consistently voted “best at the beach” – so you know it’s good. This local gem is a favorite among locals and visitors alike and serves up succulent sizzling steaks and classic Italian fare that simply cannot be beat. The chops here are hand cut by the chef himself and then seasoned and grilled to your perfect temperature. Popular selections include the fork tender filet, juice ribeye, or New York strip which offers a nice balance of flavor and texture. Guests can also enjoy homemade favorites from the extensive Italian buffet which offers items like lasagna, meatballs, Italian sausage, ravioli, stuffed shells, and an array of fresh bread and sides. Guests wishing to indulge in Italian favorites can also order one of the signature items from the extensive menu. Be sure to save room for a piece of the homemade tiramisu, an Italian favorite! Call (843) 626-2800 for more information.
Thorny’s Steakhouse & Saloon
The hearty portions and “come as you are” atmosphere at Thorny’s Steakhouse make this a saloon a family favorite. Thorny’s is the ideal place for families to come in, kick back, and refuel after a busy day at the beach. Dig in to a generous cut of the house prime rib, slow roasted to succulent perfection and served with a side of natural jus or sink your teeth into a mouthwatering plate of baby back ribs, smothered in Thorny’s house sauce and slow cooked until its fall off the bone tender. Other popular items include the seafood baskets, chicken fingers, and tempting appetizers that are big enough to share. Thorny’s also offers spacious dining areas with large tables, making it a favorite for large groups or families. Call (843) 448-2333 for more information.
The Market Common is located just a short drive from Coral Beach Resort and hosts a wide array of fantastic dining options perfect for any budget or occasion. Those looking for a south of the border flare can fill up on Mexican favorites at Nacho Hippo. Or, if fresh sushi is what you are craving, be sure to check out the Market Common’s newest addition, Co Sushi, which offers a wide selection of fresh rolls and other Asian inspired delights. Upscale bar favorites can be found at King Street Grill while local brews can be enjoyed at Gordon Biersch. Other favorites include Travina Italian Kitchen, Divine Prime Wine and Tapas Bar, and Crepe Creation.
Myrtle Beach Events: August Roundup
If you are lucky enough to have a beach vacation in the works for August you will find no shortage of fun, family friendly events to keep you busy during your stay. Though the surf and sand are tempting, you are sure to need a few ways to beat the heat and exciting local events present to perfect opportunity to explore everything else that Myrtle Beach has to offer. Check out some of the top things you can enjoy during your August stay at Coral Beach Resort:
Pier Fishing at Myrtle Beach State Park
Get up early and try your hand at catching dinner with a free pier fishing lesson at the Myrtle Beach State Park! Visitors at this event can expect to learn all of the ins and outs of proper fishing technique like how to bait a hook and how to reel in your catch. Guests are invited to bring their own gear or to rent equipment from the nature center for only $5 / person. These lessons are offered each Thursday, Friday, and Saturday throughout the end of August. Classes start at 8am and wrap up around 9:30am. Call (843) 238-0874 for more information.
Myrtle Beach Pelicans Games
Baseball season is in full swing and you won’t want to miss the opportunity to grab tickets to an exciting Myrtle Beach Pelicans game during your stay in Myrtle Beach. The August schedule is packed with games and even offers several home games every single week, making it easy to catch a game no matter what time of the month you are in town. Be sure to take advantage of their generous weekly promotions like $2sDay BrewsDay, which offers $2 craft beer drafts from 6pm – 8pm, Weiner Wednesdays, which offers $1 Hebrew National hotdogs all night long, and Thirsty Thursdays, which offers $1 domestic drafts from 6pm – 8pm. The staff at the stadium knows how to put on a show and hosts lively games and contests in-between innings to keep you entertained. These family friendly games are a “must” during your beach adventure! Call (843) 918-6002 for more information.
Movies After Dark at Surfside Beach
Travel south to the quaint seaside town of Surfside Beach during your trip and take advantage of their free “Movies After Dark” events. Each week, on Thursday evenings, the city will screen a free, family friendly flick on a large outdoor screen at Martin Park. The fun kicks off at 9pm but guests are invited out early to enjoy a little play time and to scope out a good spot for the feature. Scheduled movies for August include Mr. Peabody & Sherman (August 7th) and Rio 2 (August 14th). Concessions will be available for purchase from Sophia’s in case you have a snack craving. This outdoor event is fun for the whole family and is the perfect way to unwind after a busy day at the beach! Call (843) 650-9548 for more information.
Live Entertainment & Good Eats at the House of Blues
For Myrtle Beach’s best in live music and entertainment, plan a visit to the House of Blues. This restaurant and legendary venue hosts musicians, comedians, and special events all year ‘round.
With locations all around the United States, the House of Blues celebrates over 20 years of history with the goal of introducing the world to the music of the rural south – specifically the Blues, Rhythm and Blues, Gospel, Jazz and Roots-based Rock & Roll. The Myrtle Beach location is no exception to this and has been entertaining the Grand Strand for over two decades!
The Myrtle Beach House of Blues is a LiveNation venue and attracts and hosts an array of both regional and national talent. The stage has seen performers such as Fuel, Ted Nugent, Dave Chappelle, and Carlos Mencia - to name a few. The outdoor stage, or “the deck” as it is often referred to, often hosts free concerts throughout the summer on Sundays in addition to other festive events.
Speaking of events, you will not be short on things to do during your trip to the beach as the House of Blues puts on plenty of fun throughout the year. Try a totally new experience by grabbing tickets to the weekly Murder Mystery Dinner Theater. During this event, guests will be treated to a decadent multi-course meal and a murder occurs at some point during the meeting. Who did it? You will have to figure it out! Other popular events include the annual Craft Beer Festival, cornhole competitions, Yappy Hour on Sundays (a pet friendly event), and special holiday events.
Be sure to come with an empty stomach, the House of Blues is home to the recently re-vamped Crossroads which features a menu designed by celebrity chef Aaron Sanchez. The cuisine incorporates southern staples with a distinctive south of the border flare. Start off in true southern fashion with an order of the Cornbread with Jalapeno Maple Butter or dig into the creamy Spinach and Artichoke Dip. For the main event, indulge in decadent options like the Lobster Mac & Cheese or the Bacon Wrapped Meatloaf. Or, grab a hearty bite with favorites like the Adobo Rubbed Pork Chop or the St. Louis Style Ribs. The Crossroads menu also includes lighter fare like sandwiches, wraps, salads, burgers, and several decadent desserts.
Those looking for a lively brunch will definitely want to stop by the House of Blues on a Sunday. This music venue is also home to a famous weekly Gospel Brunch that is sure to keep everyone in your group both entertainment and full! The brunch features all of your breakfast favorites, like various egg varieties, bacon and sausage, scratch made biscuits and gravy, and fluffy pancakes, in addition to plenty of savory lunch favorites, like various carving stations, fresh seafood, and their famous chicken and waffles. Sit back and relax throughout the meal as professional gospel performers sing traditional gospel arrangements selected and arranged by legendary gospel producer Kirk Franklin. This event is fun for the whole family and a great way to spend time together during your beach vacation.
Great for couples or large groups, the House of Blues never fails to exceed expectations with their great live entertainment and fun atmosphere. Whether you are just in the mood to stop in for a bite to eat or plan on enjoying a night of dining and dancing, make sure a trip to the Myrtle Beach House of Blues is part of your vacation in Myrtle Beach. Visit the website for a calendar of events or call (843) 272-3000 for more information.