This is a list of suggestions to some of our favorite local restaurants around Pawleys Island. The descriptions are opinions of The Dieter Company staff. We are not food critics, but we do enjoy a great meal and want you to do the same while on vacation.
You may also click the links to see the menus and more information on the website of each restaurant .
Pawleys Island & Litchfield Beach Restaurants
Local Bars & Nightlife
APPLEWOOD PANCAKE HOUSE
14361 Ocean Hwy - 843-979-1022
Serving breakfast, lunch and Sunday brunch with menu ranging from eggs and pancakes to salads and burgers.
10707 Ocean Highway 843-235-8217
Good option for lunch or dinner. The courtyard has a great environment for small parties or luncheons.
1 Norris Drive - (843) 235-8700
Located oceanfront at The Litchfield Inn, Litchfield Beach. This casual restaurant is one of Bill Austin's creations offering cocktail specials, beers on tap, sandwiches, salads, and a children’s menu.
CAPTAIN JOHN'S SEAFOOD GRILL
New England Style Seafood
13057 Ocean Hwy - (843) 235-9300
Serving a variety of seafood favorites from Fresh "catch of the day" to Maine Lobster Rolls. Daily Specials, Burgers and fabulous Big Fat Hot Dogs.
CHIVE BLOSSOM CAFE
North Causeway, 843-237-1438
This small restaurant is a not so well kept secret. Always have excellent soup. The naturally sweetened tea is very good as well. Lunch can be crowded so be patient.
10225 Ocean Hwy - (843) 235-9888
Usng only the best quality ingredients, the freshest dough made daily, a delicious homemade sauce. Dine in or call for free delivery.
EGGS UP GRILL
13088 Ocean Hwy. 843-237-7310
This is a long time favorite breakfast grill. Be prepared to wait for a table on Sunday morning. They offer lunch as well.
American Cuisine Restaurant
10438 Ocean Hwy 843-237-1777
The romantic outdoor setting makes this a great spot for a meal or a drink. During the winter the large wood burning fireplace adds to the ambiance.
10434 Ocean Hwy 843-237-3030
Probably the best know place to eat in all of Pawleys. You are sure to run into someone you know here.
GET CARRIED AWAY
Lowcountry Cooking To Go
10126 Ocean Hwy. Suite 5B - 843-314-3493
A Taste of Pawleys in Every Bite! Southern take out dishes like Lowcountry Shrimp Boil and Chicken Bog, Casseroles, Sides and Savory Pies and many other favorites.
11151 Ocean Highway 843-235-9595
The oldest Mexican restaurant in Pawleys Island. Very large outdoor deck with and new cabana bar has good family environment.
Seafood Restaurant - 14360 Ocean Hwy., 843-235-3021
Local place for fresh seafood. Steam pot in the winter has great local oysters. You will have to be patient with the summertime crowd.
BBQ Buffet - 7147 Hwy 17, 843-237-7444
The best and only barbeque in the area. Buffet is great for lunch or dinner. They often have live music of karaoke on the weekends in the summer.
ISLAND BAR & GRILL
10744 Ocean Highway at Village Shops
Drink, Dine & Dance. Large deck outside, 26 TV’s inside & out for you to enjoy your favorite sports events. Different entertainment every night of the week through the summer.
Fine Food Market & Bakery
221 Willbrook Blvd 843-235-8560
Locals and visitors know this as the place for pre-made frozen dishes and freshly baked sweet things. The best cookies around; not a good place to visit if you are on a diet.
LITCHFIELD BEACH FISH HOUSE
13060 Ocean Highway - (843) 237-3949
Fresh seafood prepared in the “Old Southern Pawleys Island Style.” A blend of Southern Plantation, Creole, French and Gullah
12223 Ocean Hwy. 843-237-4414
Locals favorite for breakfast or meat and three lunch. This food is the best value at the beach.
115 Willbrook Blvd. Unit O - 843-237-4992 .
Special dough recipe that is baked directly on the hearth with a specially ground cornmeal producing a thin, flavorful crust. Sicilian style pizza with thicker crust also available with all the usual toppings.
Oceanfront at the Litchfield Inn,
Litchfield Beach, 843-235-8700
Fine dining with the best view in town. Bill Austin's newest venture in Pawleys Island.
PASTERIA 811 ITALIAN RESTAURANT
11359 Ocean Highway
The local's not so well kept secret. Great food and great prices. They do not advertise, because they do not have to.
PAWLEYS ISLAND TAVERN
House of Shrimp, Beer & Blues
Behind the Island Shops,10625 Ocean Hwy. 843-237-8465
Great outdoor environment with tikis. Live music on the weekends through the summer.
Fine Dining - Steak & Fish
Located at the Hammock Shops, 843-314-9014
Eclectic menu boasts the finest, freshest ingredients expertly prepared and an extensive selection of wines and spirits.
PAWLEYS PRIME - PORCH AT PRIME
Asian and Sushi
Located at the Hammock Shops, 843-314-9014
From sushi and potstickers to burgers and noodle bowls. Always a great time with outdoor dining on the porch and live entertainment on the weekends. Check the Porch website for complete list of upcoming events for nights filled with music under the oaks! Deas Guyz are regular performers as well as Liverpool/Beatles and many others.
13302 Ocean Hwy (17) Suite A - (843) 235-9193
Restaurant, Beer and Wine Bar, with Mediterranean focus. Fabulous starters, entrees, and an extensive selection of wines and beer.
QUIGLEY'S PINT & PLATTER
257 Willbrook Blvd - (843) 237-7010
low country inspired comfort food along with freshly brewed ales & lagers in an English pub atmosphere. The ales & lagers and upscale pub food are always fresh and made in-house.
BISQIT (former location of ROZ'S RICE MILL CAFE)
at The Hammock Shops - 10880 Ocean Hwy.
A new venture for the owners of Quigleys Pint & Platter, BisQit is now open for breakfast and lunch, and will soon add a dinner menu as well. Menu items include everything from biscuits to burgers.