Best Burgers at The Beach
There are few things in life that can top a good burger and there is no shortage of places in Myrtle Beach for you to indulge in this guilty pleasure. Whether you are a fan of a the traditional, classic cheeseburger or you like to walk on the wild side with new and unexplored flavors, you are sure to find the perfect burger joint somewhere along the Grand Strand. Though there are plenty of restaurants that claim to have the best burgers in town, only the locals know where the real gems are. Enjoy our list of where you can find the best burgers on the beach and try a few out during your next Myrtle Beach vacation!
River City Café
River City Cafe enjoys several locations along the Grand Strand, making it easy to grab a burger no matter where your plans bring you. Known for their creative concoctions, you will not be disappointed by a lack of options. Try something unexpected like the Nacho Crunch Burger or stick with what you know and try their house cheeseburger. They can also accommodate turkey burgers, chicken burgers, or vegan burgers to meet guests’ dietary restrictions, meaning you don’t have a reason not to taste these succulent treats!
Burky’s has been an area staple for over three decades and it’s not hard to understand why. Don’t let the simple décor fool you – this hole in the wall 1950’s style diner is the place to go when you want a burger on the fly. Most known for their quick, friendly service and equally agreeable prices, Burky’s burgers are an area favorite. Get a single or double burger plain or decked out with all of the fixin’s. No matter how you like it, you will not be disappointed!
Cheeseburger in Paradise
We are fairly confident that Jimmy Buffet was singing about Myrtle Beach in his iconic “Cheeseburger in Paradise” song. You can relive this classic tune and take your palette to paradise at his area restaurant. Try The Original Cheeseburger in Paradise, topped with pulled pork, sharp cheddar cheese, crispy fried onions, fried pickles, and a zesty horseradish sauce. For something different, try the moonshiner, the guacamole bacon burger, or the peanut monsoon. The unique flavors at this restaurant will leave you singing praises to the burger gods.
Five Guys Burgers and Fries
Many people are familiar with Five Guys Burgers and their Myrtle Beach location does not disappoint. These juicy gems are fresh – never frozen – and can be enjoyed 250,000 different ways! Unlike many other fast food style restaurants, Five Guys has remained committed to hand making their patties in house every single day, and you can taste the difference within the first bite. Don’t forget an order of their famous fries, served original or Cajun style, to complete your meal.
Hamburger Joe’s is a Surfside Beach secret that is hard to keep to yourself. This family owned and operated restaurant offers a casual, family friendly atmosphere and burgers so good that you might want to lick your plate clean. Their prices are also quite agreeable, as their slogan is “we have prices so cheap, people are leaving their change on our walls”. Try their original burger “all the way” – meaning the burger is slathered with a generous amount of their homemade chili, slaw, and onions.