These places rock like an earthquake.
The Myrtle Beach dive-bar scene is alive and well. Cold beer, good times, great music, and food. Sometimes, good food.
A good dive bar feels like home, no matter how old you are. Here are five to check out on the Grand Strand.
There’s a definite allure to these kinds of places. Those who don’t understand them might consider them seedy. Those who know, know it’s a good-natured riot of a good time.
No more than one per evening, but who are we to judge? Get on out for a good time.
It’s a slice of Americana, a place you’ll love hitting with your buddies. You’re in for a great time and awesome wings. All the food’s pretty good. That doesn’t always happen in a dive bar, but it does, at The Tavrne.
531 Broadway Street | (843) 839-9799
PRO TIP: Get a cheesesteak and your favorite beverage and have some fun.
You don’t have to be brave to hit a dive bar with “dive bar” in the name, just cool. It’s an amazing place with awesome people, a spot to chill without drama. This neighborhood bar has a definite “Cheers” vibe to it.
4476 Socastee Boulevard
PRO TIP: These bartenders are some of the best around. Strike up a conversation and set yourself up for next time.
Oh, the agony of a dive bar that doesn’t also serve awesome food, right? Pop’s Place isn’t such a dive. It’s also the spot for karaoke, with a good variety of singers. You’re in the heart of old Myrtle Beach, so you’re in a good spot.
511 South Kings Highway | (843) 448-6033
PRO TIP: This place is famous for inexpensive drinks. If your budget has taken a hit, pop it out at Pop’s Place.
This joint has a great balance of good folks and good times. You’re going to love the daily specials at Jimmagan’s, considered by many the best place in town. It’s now non-smoking but with all the rollicking characters as always.
6003 North Kings Highway | (843) 497-5450
PRO TIP: Come for game day. Any game day. Their aim is to become THE place to watch any big game. They’ve been at it for more than 20 years.
In the course of your vacation, it’s nice to find a place that feels like home. Drifters Saloon fits the bill. The bar staff will take care of you with warm, attentive service. You’ll want to stop in every time you’re in town.
2905 North Kings Highway | (843) 626-4464
PRO TIP: If you’re a Cleveland Browns fan, and are on the Grand Strand on game day, you’ll find fellow fans here.
A friendly staff looks forward to taking care of you as much as you do for yourself! Stay poolside with a wonderful view of the ocean. You’re in the middle of all the fun on the Grand Strand in a clean, spacious room.