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Best Waterfront Bars in North Myrtle Beach

When you’re on vacation in North Myrtle Beach, you have access to some of the most beautiful beaches on the Atlantic. Visitors and locals like to take advantage of the view by sipping a cocktail while watching the waves roll in. Check out of a few of the waterfront bars they tell us they love!

Molly Darcy’s Irish Pub:Beachfront Bars in North Myrtle Beach

Molly Darcy’s is an oceanfront bar with an Irish twist. This cozy pub is sits right on beach, so be sure to enjoy your cocktail (or Guinness) on the oceanfront patio. If you’re hungry, Molly Darcy’s menu includes wings, burgers and nachos, as well as traditional Irish fare.

Buoy's Beach Bar & Grill:

Located on Ocean Drive, Buoy's Beach Bar & Grill is a favorite dive offering just about every flavor of daiquiri, colada or margarita you can imagine. Perfectly nestled between Ocean Drive and the beach, Buoy's is a convenient and fun spot to enjoy a drink near the beach.

Joe’s Bar & Grill:

Located in the Windy Hill neighborhood of North Myrtle Beach, go to Joe’s for happy hour. Ask to sit on the Raccoon Cove Deck Bar, where you’ll see a spectacular view of the sunset over the salt marsh.

Filet's on the Water:

For a view that can't be beat, visit Filet's on the Water. This steak, seafood and sushi instituion offers a laidback vibe on Capt’n Dilligaf’s Tiki Bar and Deck. Overlooking the harbor, this bar offers live music every night, so bring your dancing shoes and dance The Shag, which was founded in North Myrtle Beach.

House of Blues:

Located near Barefoot Marina, House of Blues offers popular concerts, world-class shows, and a delicious Gospel Brunch. A hidden gem of this well-known concert hall is their spacious back porch. With its own stage, this area is complete with a massive bar, making it the perfect spot to grab a drink and listen to music in the heart of North Myrtle Beach. 

Key West Crazy:

A quick 10-minute drive from Barefoot Landing, discover Little River, a quaint fishing village that stretches along North Myrtle Beach’s scenic inland waterway. Little River offers some of North Myrtle Beach’s best waterfront watering holes, including Key West Crazy. Key West Crazy offers live music every night of the week. If you’re visiting over the weekend, indulge in their famous Bloody Mary Bar, offered on Saturday and Sunday mornings.

While you are here, be sure to capture the moment and the view. Share your photos of you (or your favorite drink) using #ExploreNMB; we’d love to see them!