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5 Best Myrtle Beach Bars for Unique Cocktails

Some are fancy — and some are beautiful simplicity.


Cocktails add personality to an event. They dictate a mood. From elegant to down-home and gritty, the right cocktail defines so much of the evening. Is it an elevated reward? A soothing elixir to cap a long journey? Or is it simple with a clever name and delicious flavors?


This post isn’t meant to diminish the appeal of Cosmopolitans, Mojitos and Margaritas. Old standards are classic for a reason. But if you’re looking for something a little different on your next trip to Myrtle Beach, we have the list for you.

Interesting Facts about Cocktails

  • An attempt to set a world record for the most expensive cocktail shattered in 2012. A customer dropped the $77,000 bottle of Cognac.
  • Definitions:
    • Cocktail: any beverage with two or more ingredients, one of which is alcohol
    • Highball: one distilled spirit and a mixer
    • Duo: A spirit and a liqueur
    • Trio: A duo with a mixer

Best Myrtle Beach Bars for Unique Cocktails

Bummz Beach Cafe

This is a neat, casual joint to drop by for tasty treats such as Groupa Fingers and Crab Cakes with spicy Bummz sauce. Or you can split a pound of shrimp and a couple dozen Cajun Wings.  


Must-try cocktail: Bummz House Drink – Beach Relief. Raspberry vodka, Malibu rum, pineapple and cranberry juices.



8th Avenue Tiki Bar & Grill


Escape to the islands at this oceanside patio bar. Top-notch service in a fun atmosphere makes this a popular hangout spot on the Grand Strand.


Must-try cocktail: Beach Blanket Bingo. Stolichnaya Vodka, peach schnapps, melon liquor, topped with cranberry and orange juice.



Landshark Bar & Grill


Here you’ll find great food, tasty drinks, awesome specials — and a beautiful ocean view. Plus, a laid-back beach vibe to go with it.


Must-try cocktail: Fins Up Margarita. Margaritaville Gold Tequila, Triple Sec, and house

margarita blend. Served frozen or on the rocks.



Oceanfront Tiki Bar


Located on-site at Caribbean Resort & Villas, the Tiki Bar is perfect for poolside favorites. It serves up an array of tropical drinks, plus grill food. Order a cheeseburger or hot dog with fries and relax in the sun.


Must-try cocktail: The Voodoo Bucket. It’s like an all-star game of rum, with a trio of juices mixed in.



mom and daughter with drink

Strong Waters Craft Cocktails and Kitchen


This new place has a great selection of drinks and copious top-shelf liquor. The food is also unique, with delicious twists (including Rock Shrimp Tacos and Wagyu Sliders, for starters.)


Must-try cocktail: Hair of the Dog. Tito’s Vodka, Spicy Bloody Mary Mix and everything but the kitchen sink.



Wagu Sliders and Cocktail

Stay at Caribbean Resort & Villas in Myrtle Beach


You’re within walking distance of a long list of cool spots in Myrtle Beach at Caribbean Resort & Villas. It’s a fantastic location, plus a great value with incredible views. Your suite at the Caribbean will become the perfect spot to retire to after a day of fun on the Grand Strand. Book your stay today!