With over 2,000 restaurants across the Grand Strand to choose from, finding the best chefs is a daunting task. But our host, Chef Mason Zeglen, and his crew have found more than a dozen great restaurants to face-off in a Chef Swap challenge.
Bar 19 Twelve
Bar 19 Twelve elevates tapas and craft cocktails in a classy-casual atmosphere, perfect for date nights or gathering with friends.
The Crafty Rooster offers a family-friendly atmosphere with wings, burgers, and other casual bites alongside an extensive craft beer selection.
Dead Dog Saloon
A family-friendly waterfront restaurant serving up classic American fare, fresh seafood, and a legendary ghost story, the Dead Dog Saloon offers a laid-back atmosphere with live music and marsh views.
Drunken Jack's Restaurant & Lounge
Drunken Jack's offers fresh seafood, classic American fare, and a vibrant bar scene with stunning marsh views, making it a popular spot on the Murrells Inlet MarshWalk.
Family-owned spot serving classic Mexican dishes, vibrant margaritas, and live music in a colorful, fiesta-themed atmosphere.
Filet's Waterfront Restaurant
Filet's offers hand-cut steaks, fresh seafood, and delicious sushi alongside stunning waterfront views and outdoor seating.
Fire & Smoke
Fire & Smoke offers a dynamic fine-dining experience with chef-driven, fire-kissed dishes and an extensive wine list.
Hop N' Wich
Hop N' Wich offers a unique blend of elevated pub fare and craft beers in a vibrant, social setting.
Inlet Prohibition Company
Inlet Prohibition Company serves up a quirky mix of fresh seafood, Southern favorites, and bar bites with waterfront views and "Good Food and Bad Advice."
Lekker Eats offers a variety of breakfast, lunch, and toastie options, including bowls, plates, and salads.
Nonna's Taste of Italy
Nonna's Taste of Italy serves up home-style Italian dishes in a casual setting.
O.A.K. Prime Kitchen and Bar
O.A.K. Prime offers reimagined classic American and steakhouse dishes with a Southern twist, served in an elegant and welcoming atmosphere.
Rivertown Bistro offers a unique blend of inventive Southern dishes and sushi in an upscale space with a deck overlooking historic downtown Conway.
Hook & Barrel
Known for its fresh and sustainably sourced seafood and other ingredients, Hook & Barrel is a dining experience like no other.
Big Mike’s Soul Food
Big Mike’s Soul Food in Myrtle Beach is centered around family, good soul food and southern hospitality.
Ciao! is one of the Grand Strand’s best Italian restaurants, with Albanian Chef Eugen (Geni) Hysa cooking up authentic Italian cuisine using the freshest ingredients, made in-house.
Drift: A Coastal Eatery
Drift offers unique dishes for breakfast and brunch all made with high-quality, fresh ingredients that are all natural and local.
Tidal Creek Brewhouse
Tidal Creek serves coffee in the morning and local craft beer every other time of the day – making sure they are in every aspect of the “brewing” business.
44 & King
44 & King is known for its southern pub food, local brews, and relaxing atmosphere.
Bonfire prides itself in their wood-burning smoker, cooking every dish on the menu solely over open flame.
Since opening in 2004 in Pawleys Island, Bistro 217 has set the bar for fine, eclectic dining and excellent service and atmosphere for the Grand Strand.
Johnny D’s Waffles & Bakery
Johnny D’s Waffles & Bakery offers a wide variety of classic breakfast options with a twist, making it hard to leave hungry.
Winna’s Kitchen is located in a historic building in downtown Myrtle Beach.