Myrtle Beach area restaurant employees are eager to feed your family on Thanksgiving Day, and they will give thanks for your business.
Here’s a list of local places that will be open and cooking - so you don’t have to.
But don’t forget to make reservations.
Beach Cove Resort, 4800 S. Ocean Blvd., Myrtle Beach, 918-9000
Noon to 4 p.m. Thanksgiving Day, extensive buffet, $24 ages 13 and older, $12 ages 4-12, free ages 3 and younger.
Bistro 90, 7209 S.C 90, Longs, 390-5151
Noon to 7 p.m., traditional Thanksgiving meal with Roast Turkey, Baked Virginia Ham, Cornbread or Stuffing, Mashed White or Sweet Potato, Green Bean Casserole, Sweet Corn, House-made Gravy, Cranberries and a selection of desserts, $22 ages 13 and older or $9 ages 12 and younger.
Bliss, 4600 U.S. 17 Business, Murrells Inlet, 282-6737
Two seatings at 1 and 3 p.m. for an extensive buffet-style meal that includes roast turkey, fried turkey, prime rib, salmon and grilled pork tenderloin with fig relish. $30 ages 13 and older, $12.50 ages 4-12, free ages 3 and younger.
The Breakers Resort, 2005 Ocean Blvd., Myrtle Beach, 626-4700
Reservations begin at noon for an elaborate buffet with top sirloin, Virginia ham, roast turkey, chicken cobbler and blackened tilapia and shrimp. $16 ages 13 and older, $14 for military and seniors, $8 ages 2 and younger.
The Brentwood Restaurant & Wine Bistro, 4249 Luck Ave., Little River, 249-2601
Open 11 a.m.-7 p.m. serving a family-style Thanksgiving meal featuring Roast Turkey and Hickory Smoked Ham. $25 ages 11 and older, $8 ages 4-10, free ages 3 and younger.
Café Amalfi in the Hilton Myrtle Beach Resort, 1000 Beach Club Dr., Myrtle Beach, 449-5000, Ext. 3145 or 3183
Serving a huge buffet from noon to 6 p.m. that includes seafood, turkey, prime rib and roast chicken. $27 seniors, $34 adults, $19 ages 4-12
California Dreaming, 10429 N. Kings Highway, North Myrtle Beach, 663-2050; and 2657 Beaver Run Blvd., Surfside Beach, 215-5255
From noon to 8 p.m. a traditional Thanksgiving meal will be served featuring turkey and ham. $19 ages 11 and older, $10 ages 10 and younger.
Captain George’s Seafood Restaurant, 1401 29th Ave. N., Myrtle Beach, 916-2278
From 11:30 a.m. to 9 p.m. an extensive buffet will be available that includes traditional holiday dishes. $22 adults; crab legs or shrimp may be purchased by the pound for $10 with the purchase of a buffet.
Carolina Roadhouse, 4617 N. Kings Hwy., Myrtle Beach, 497-9911
11 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. for Thanksgiving Dinner; the regular menu will be served from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m., $19 ages 11 and older, $10 ages 10 and younger.
Cinebowl & Grille, 10125 U.S. 17 Bypass, inside Inlet Square Mall, Murrells Inlet, 651-9400
No special Thanksgiving dinner is planned, but the restaurant, bowling alleys, arcade, bar and movie theaters are all open from 10 a.m. to 1 a.m. every day of the year.
Coastal Bar & Grill in Kingston Plantation, 9800 Queensway Blvd., Myrtle Beach, 497-4520, Ext. 4520.
Noon to 5 p.m. there will be a gourmet buffet featuring seafood (including Crab Cakes and local Flounder), turkey, eye of round, chicken breast and Vegetable Napoleon. $27 seniors, $34 adults, $19 ages 4-12.
Chestnut Hill, 9922 U.S. 17 N., Myrtle Beach, 449-3984
From 11 a.m.-7 p.m. this granddaddy of local holiday buffets is serving Southern Fried Turkey Breast, Roasted Leg of Lamb, Prime Rib au jus, Virginia Ham and lots of seafood. $30 ages 12 and older, $14 ages 4-11, free ages 3 and younger; includes coffee and iced tea.
Crossroads at House of Blues, 4640 U.S. 17 S., Barefoot Landing, North Myrtle Beach, 913-3746
A Thanksgiving buffet from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. includes live jazz music, turkey, roast beef and boiled shrimp. $23 adults, $9.50 children. $1 from each meal goes to Sea Haven Youth Shelter.
Damon’s Grill, 2985 S. Ocean Blvd., Myrtle Beach, 626-8000 and 801 U.S. 17 N., North Myrtle Beach, 272-5107
A traditional turkey meal from noon to 8 p.m. with complimentary second helpings.
$15.49 adults, $6 children.
Easmon's Café, 701 S.C. 9 W., Longs, 399-6565
From 11 a.m.-6 p.m. this country restaurant will serve ham, roast turkey fried turkey and all the good old southern sides. $15 ages 11 and older, $8 ages 5-10, $3 ages 2-4.
Greg Norman's Australian Grille, 4930 U.S. 17 S., Barefoot Landing, North Myrtle Beach, 361-0000
A Thanksgiving turkey dinner includes mashed potatoes, dressing, carrots, gravy and Grande Marnier cranberry sauce. $25; other side dishes are $5-$9.
Gulfstream Café, 1536 S. Waccamaw Dr., Garden City Beach, 651-8808
A traditional Thanksgiving meal from noon to 8 p.m. features turkey and ham. $20 ages 10 and older, $10 ages 9 and younger.
Hard Rock Café, 1322 Celebrity Circle, Broadway at the Beach, Myrtle Beach, 946-0007
A hearty turkey dinner from noon to 6 p.m. with sides and a baked potato station includes a non-alcoholic beverage (there’s also a cash bar); $13 ages 11 and older, $8 ages 4-10 and free ages 3 and younger.
Just Off Main at Avista Resort, 300 N. Ocean Blvd., North Myrtle Beach, (866) 232-2673
Two seatings at 1 and 3 p.m. for a lavish Lowcountry Thanksgiving feast that includes She Crab Soup, carving stations and Stuffed Flounder. $19 ages 10 and older, $9 ages 4-9, free ages 3 and younger.
Marina Inn at Grande Dunes, 8121 Amalfi Place, Myrtle Beach, 913-2858
Live music from the Judy Duva Duo will set a festive tone for an extravagant buffet available from noon to 4 p.m. that includes Sage-Butter Roasted Turkey with Cider Gravy and Cranberry-Balsamic Onion Relish; Bourbon and Brown Sugar Glazed Ham with Apple and Peach Butters; and Horseradish Crusted Prime Rib with Pommery Mustard and Horseradish Sauces. $42 ages 13 and older, $13 ages 4-12, free ages 3 and younger.
Landmark Resort, 1501 S. Ocean Blvd., Myrtle Beach, (800) 845-0658
A holiday buffet from 1-7 p.m. includes roast turkey, ham, leg of lamb and many sides. $17 ages 11 and older, $8 ages 3-10, free ages 3 and younger.
Landry's Seafood, 1312 Celebrity Circle, Broadway at the Beach, Myrtle Beach, 444-1010
A traditional Thanksgiving dinner will be served from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m.; adults pay $22, children are $11.
Longbeards Bar & Grill, 5040 Carolina Forest Blvd, Myrtle Beach, 903-2905
Seatings on the hour from noon to 7 p.m.; limited to 500 diners for the day, serving a traditional Thanksgiving meal featuring fried turkey. $15 ages 14 and older, $11 ages 11-13, $5 ages 10 and younger.
Louis’s at Sanford’s, 251 Willbrook Blvd., Pawleys Island, 237-5400
From noon to 8 p.m. a holiday a la carte menu will be served from the kitchen of James Beard award-winning chef Louis Osteen. A few dishes include The Lambert Family Oyster Pie, She Crab Soup, Jumbo Lump Crab Cake, Roasted Turkey and Giblet Gravy, Pecan Crusted Rainbow Trout and Half Duckling Braised with Leeks and Red Wine.
Martini's Continental Dining & Piano Bar, 98 U.S. 17 S., North Myrtle Beach, 249-1134
From 3-8 p.m. a holiday meal with choices of turkey, ham, prime rib, Crab Encrusted Grouper or Seafood Pomodoro, each with two sides, is $20 ages 13 and older or $10 ages 12 and younger. Additional sides, salad and desserts are a la carte.
Rioz Brazilian Steakhouse, 2920 Hollywood Dr., Myrtle Beach, 839-0777
The normal 15 Brazilian meat cuts and gargantuan salad bar will be served from noon to 10 p.m., but holiday dishes will be added to the buffet including turkey, stuffing, cranberries, mashed potatoes and gravy; it’s $22 per person.
Ruth's Chris Steak House, 8761 Marina Parkway, Myrtle Beach, 839-9500
A glamorous Thanksgiving meal will be served from 1-9 p.m. that includes a choice of salad or Louisiana Seafood Gumbo; turkey with gravy, stuffing and cranberry relish; one side dish from a list of choices; and Pumpkin Cheesecake a la mode, for $35 ages 13 and older or $15 ages 12 and younger.
Salt Water Creek Café, 4660 U.S. 17 Bypass, Murrells Inlet, 357-2433
A hearty Thanksgiving meal will be served from noon to 7 p.m. that includes turkey, ham, lots of sides and a choice of pumpkin or pecan pie. It’s $19 for adults or $11 for children.
Sea Watch Resort, 131 Sea Watch Drive, Myrtle Beach, 918-0000
Loaded with traditional dishes and Lowcountry specialties like Pumpkin Crab Soup and boiled shrimp, this large buffet will be served from 1-5 p.m. It’s $24 ages 13 and older, $12 ages 4-12, free ages 3 and younger.
The Surf Diner, 11 S. Ocean Blvd., on Surfside Pier, Surfside Beach, 712-1850
Operating hours will start at 7:30 a.m., and a traditional Thanksgiving meal starting at 2 p.m. costs $15 per person.
Sundown Restaurant & Sports Pub, 810 Surfside Dr., Surfside Beach, 238-1240
From 2-5 p.m., this $13 Thanksgiving meal includes Grand Marnier Glazed Ham, Garlic and Herb Fried Turkey and traditional sides and desserts.
Becky Billingsley serves daily restaurant news at MyrtleBeachRestaurantNews.com.