By Becky Billingsley
Tuesday, August 7, 2012, Myrtle Beach - Some restaurants in the Myrtle Beach area have brunch on Saturdays as well as Sundays, for a double dose of the creative breakfast/lunch deliciousness.
9922 U.S. 17 N., Myrtle Beach, (843) 449-3984
10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Sundays – Full Bar – Buffet - $20 ages 12-60; $17 ages 61 and older or ages 11-16; $10 ages 4-10; and free for ages 3 and younger
Located beside a small pond where there’s a resident alligator, the lavish brunch at Chestnut Hill is one of the area’s longest-running Sunday dining traditions. The number of dishes offered is impressive; just a small sampling includes Poached Salmon, fresh Local Shrimp, Waldorf Salad with apples and walnuts, fresh fruits, Oysters on the Half Shell, Eggs Benedict, Corned Beef Hash, sweet and savory Cheese Blintzes, Certified Angus Top Round of Beef au jus, Baked Virginia Ham with honey mustard sauce, Southern Fried Chicken, Chicken Teriyaki, Grilled Quail and tenderly moist Barbecue Ribs. Desserts are a specialty at Chestnut Hill, like Homemade Bread Pudding, Chestnut Hill's signature Fruit and Nut Cobblers and Cheesecakes.
720 U.S. 17 N., Little River, (843) 399-8888
10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sundays – Full Bar – Buffet - $20 ages 13-59; $16 ages 60 and older; and $11 ages 12 and younger
Diners enjoy a brunch buffet with a waterfront view overlooking Coquina Harbor, home to millions of dollars in yachts. A carving station includes Steamboat Round Roast Beef and Australian Leg of Lamb, and other choices include shrimp, an omelet station, sides and salads.
332 Main St., Conway, (843) 248-3321
11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Sundays – Full Bar – A La Carte
Brunch goes way upscale at Crady’s Restaurant in Conway, with eclectic surroundings and dishes to match, such as Goat Cheese-Stuffed Peppadews; Strawberry Spinach Salad with gorgonzola, toasted pistachios and balsamic dressing; Barbara’s House-Made Quiche; Crab Cake Sliders; and Seared Flounder with caper tarragon butter sauce over stone-ground grits and grilled asparagus.
4640 U.S. 17 S., North Myrtle Beach, Barefoot Landing, (843) 913-3746
9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sundays – Full Bar – Buffet – $20 ages 13 and older, $10 ages 6-12, free ages 5 and younger
A live gospel group encourages audience interaction when they’re not enjoying a buffet with dishes like Waffles, Barbecue Chicken, Prime Rib, Spicy Catfish, Honey-Glazed Ham, Fresh Fruit and White Chocolate Bread Pudding with Jack Daniels Whiskey Sauce.
4498 Waterfront Dr., Little River, (843) 280-2271
9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sundays – Full Bar – A La Carte
The brunch menu at this waterfront restaurant includes Seafood Omelet, Seafood Quiche, Shrimp and Grits, Biscuits and Gravy and Eggs Benedict.
3060 Howard Ave. in The Market Common, Myrtle Beach, (843) 839-0249
10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturdays and Sundays – Full Bar – A La Carte
With your handcrafted beer (or a Bloody Mary or Mimosa from the full bar), you can enjoy dishes such as Crab Omelet, Bistro Filet Benedict, Scramblers or the Hangover Pizza with scrambled eggs, Andouille sausage, roasted red peppers, onions and sour cream.
1536 S. Waccamaw Dr., Garden City, (843) 651-8808
10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Sundays – Full Bar – Bloody Mary Bar - Buffet and A La Carte – Buffet is $10
At the buffet, a chef is standing ready to make customized omelets. Other choices include Blueberry, Banana Nut and Poppy Seed mini muffins; a variety of Bagels; Scrambled Eggs, French Toast, Fresh Fruit Salad, Cheese Grits, Hashbrowns, Sausage and Bacon. The a la carte menu is exquisite with choices including Oyster Shooters with Absolut Peppar vodka, Fresh Fruit with Vanilla-Honey Yogurt, She-Crab Soup,
Stuffed French Toast, King Crab Omelet and Black & Blue Tuna salad.
251 Willbrook Blvd., Pawleys Island, (843) 237-5400
11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays – Full Bar – A La Carte
The a la carte menu includes Greek Yogurt and Granola with Fresh Fruit; Buttermilk Biscuit with Sausage Gravy; French Toast with Sorghum Butter, plus Bacon or Sausage; Country Eggs Benedict with a buttermilk biscuit, Benton's country ham, fresh local eggs and Hollandaise; Shrimp, Pepper, Mushroom and Swiss Omelet; and Sunday Skillet Fried Chicken with green beans, squash casserole, rice and gravy, and a buttermilk biscuit. Two special brunch beverages are Mango Fizz and Brandy Milk Punch.
10880 Ocean Highway, Hammock Shops, Pawleys Island, (843) 314-9014
11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sundays – Full Bar – A La Carte
The brunch menu is not extensive, but selections are impeccable, like Fried Green Tomatoes with Andouille sausage and shrimp in creamy shrimp sauce; or Fresh Catch of the Day (blackened, grilled or seared) with tomato/Champagne vinaigrette over angel hair pasta.
4660 U.S. 17 Bypass, Murrells Inlet, (843) 357-2433
10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays – Full Bar – A La Carte
More than a dozen choices include Lox, Chives and Cream Cheese Omelet; Shrimp Benedict; Pork Chop and Eggs; and Stuffed French Toast.
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