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Top Myrtle Beach Restaurants Near Carolina Dunes

Myrtle Beach is well known for the beach and seemingly endless attractions. But, did you know that there are a plethora of amazing restaurants in the area as well? According to, there are nearly 700 restaurants just in the Myrtle Beach area!

We know that when you are on vacation you will likely not want to spend much time in the car after you arrive. So, we have come up with a list of the top restaurants near Carolina Dunes so you can get the best meal possible without having to waste precious vacation time driving around looking for a place to eat.

Santa Maria Restaurant

Breakfast at Santa Maria Myrtle Beach Located right next door at the main Caravelle Resort building, Santa Maria has TripAdvisor’s coveted Certificate of Excellence and is rated in the top 20 in all of Myrtle Beach. Known for their amazing breakfast featuring a made-to-order waffle and omelet station, this restaurant is the perfect way to start your morning. Best of all, by booking through you can add breakfast to your reservation in advance for a discounted rate, helping you and your family save money on your Myrtle Beach vacation.

  • Cuisine: Breakfast
  • How Far: Walking Distance
  • What Reviewers Say:
    • “Excellent Breakfast Buffet” –ChippyandTracy, TripAdvisor
    • “Custom made omelets and waffles were a big hit with our family. Everything on the buffet was fresh, the appropriate temperature and stocked up constantly. Family friendly and got us in and out fast so we didn’t miss any beach time.” –Aubreyz7, TripAdvisor
    • “Best Hotel Breakfast!” –Bonnie W, TripAdvisor
  • Tip: Add breakfast to your reservation when you book for a discount.

Aspen Grille

Aspen Grille Myrtle Beach Dining A fine dining dinner restaurant, Aspen Grille prides itself in providing diners with fresh, local Southern cuisine. One of the top rated Myrtle Beach restaurants, it is featured in TripAdvisor’s Best Food In Myrtle Beach guide. They serve such options as Cold Water Oysters, Organic House Field Green Salad, Local Pan Seared Flounder & Shrimp, Braised Black Angus Short Ribs, and mouthwatering desserts such as Flourless Chocolate Cake and Apple Crumble.

  • Cuisine: Southern-Inspired Fine Dining
  • How Far: <2 miles
  • What Reviewers Say:
    • “Our first choice for fine dining.” –Victoria S, TripAdvisor
    • “We had the best meal ever!!! Enjoyed every bite!” –Sheri M, Facebook
    • “Meal was delicious, fresh and exceptional! Can’t say enough good things, we loved it!” –Patrick M, TripAdvisor
  • Tip: Bring your VMB Card that you get at check-in (only when you book direct through com) for 10% off regular priced food.

Carolina Roadhouse 

Carolina Roadhouse Myrtle Beach FoodCarolina Roadhouse has something for pretty much everyone. From their giant entrée salads to their chicken platters, seafood, steaks and rib, your whole family can find something to enjoy on this mouth-watering menu. Don’t forget to order a guest favorite—fresh, warm croissants drizzled with a sweet honey-butter.

  • Cuisine: Casual/Steak/Seafood/American
  • How Far: 5 miles
  • What Reviewers Say:
    • “We absolutely loved it! The food was phenomenal and the service is awesome!” –Angela J, Google
    • “My family dines here every time we come to Myrtle Beach! The chicken, the steaks, the honey drizzled croissants – oh my goodness! You have to get the croissants!” –livivip, TripAdvisor
    • “Wonderful, mouthwatering, delicious are a few of the words used to describe this restaurant.” –Andrew S, Google
  • Tip: Show your VMB hotel discount card for a free appetizer for your party with the purchase of entrees.


Italian FlagA great option for dinner during your couple’s getaway to Myrtle Beach, Lombardo’s serves up authentic Italian dishes amidst a romantic atmosphere. Their tasty options include Escargot, Fried Calamari, Lobster Ravioli, Fettucine Alfredo and Almond Goat Cheese Salad, just to name a few. They also offer an extensive wine list including such options as Banti Chianti Classico from Tuscany and Salviano Orvieto Classico Superiore from Tentua.

  • Cuisine: Fine Italian Dining
  • How Far: <1 mile
  • What Reviewers Say:
    • “Home cooked meals straight from the owner John! Not only does he focus on the providing incredible food but the whole experience is top notch! I can’t wait to go back!” –Tylar M, Google
    • “Best dinner we had at the beach!” –admcmillian, TripAdvisor
    • “Fantastic atmosphere, friendly service, amazing red sauce. One of the best Italian restaurants we’ve visited!” –Elizabeth Y, Google
  • Tip: Show your VMB Card to your server for a free appetizer for the table with the purchase of entrees.


This is just a sampling of the top restaurants near Carolina Dunes in Myrtle Beach. There are many more that you and your family can try during your vacation. Explore the Myrtle Beach dining scene and begin to discover your own favorite nearby restaurants!

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Carolina Dunes - Caravelle Resort Condos
6810 N Ocean Blvd Myrtle Beach, SC 29572 (866) 547-0133

This hotel is a short drive to both central and northern Myrtle Beach and has everything a guest could want, including a huge oceanfront pool.