Econo Lodge Inn & Suites
4646 East Coast Lane
Shallotte, NC 28470
Phone: (910) 755-6444
Fax: (910) 755-6445
This is a popular Lowcountry casual restaurant along the Grand Strand at Murrells Inlet. The rustic look adds to the scene and many locals and visitors rave about the fresh seafood menu, ambiance on the marsh and friendly, attentive service. Patrons can relax and enjoy the beautiful water views from the back deck with drinks and appetizers such as shrimp and crab dips with fresh-made tortilla chips or the fried calamari. Come for "Crabby Hour" from 4p to 7p. As an entree sample, the amount of food on the Seafood Platter is plenty for two. They also have daily meal specials. Save room for one of their homemade desserts like the Coconut Cream Pie. Seniors and birthday people receive a food discount. - Natasha Lawrence
This elegant restaurant is housed in a church that was built in 1885 and the stained glass windows are truly magnificent. Listed as the number one historic restaurant in South Carolina, The Parson's Table is also ranked one of the Top 50 Best Overall Restaurants in the US by the Academy of Awards of the Restaurant Industry. Portions are generous, and the extremely varied menu includes steak, seafood, lamb, quail with oysters, vegetarian dishes and others. Dining here is truly an experience.
This award wining restaurant is Chef owned and operated. Chef Eric Masson welcomes you to enjoy his unique low country French cuisine. Located in a 1910 historic Victorian house, the Brentwood features five elegant private dining rooms with two bars, five fireplaces, a piano bar upstairs and an impressive wine collection. This beautiful property is an ideal setting for all your small and large catering needs and can host casual or upscale wedding ceremony and reception. Open for dinner year round Monday to Saturday at 4:30 pm. Log on to their website to learn about cooking class, Chef tasting dinner and special menus for all major holidays.
Started in Newburgh, NY, this restaurant is named for the Chianti region in Italy in which the owner was born. When he "retired", he moved south and opened his restaurant in a restored colonial in Little River; hence, Chianti South. The menu consists of traditional Italian dishes as well as some very creative dishes. It includes hot and cold appetizers, veal, quail, chicken, calamari, steak, pasta and more. Chianti South received the Wine Spectators Award of Excellence for three years in a row.
If you want a good breakfast, a great deal and fast service, Hot Stacks is the place to go. You'll have no trouble making your tee time. The portions are large, the prices are good, and the restaurant is large and clean. The breakfast menu includes all the typical breakfast foods, plus grits and biscuits. The lunch menu includes steaks, hamburgers, sandwiches and specials. Breakfast is served all day. Hot Stacks has a second location at 1501 North King's Highway in Myrtle Beach.
This casual neighborhood corner pub draws locals and visitors alike. Daily lunch specials 11a to 2:30p for USD6.75, as well as evening specials. On Friday and Saturday, diners can enjoy a complete Ribeye Steak Dinner for USD13. Happy Hour Monday through Friday 4p to 7p with USD1 hot dogs or 35-cent shrimp, wings or tacos. The dinner menu includes Hamburger Steak, hand-breaded shrimp, fish or oyster basket. Full bar service. Live entertainment on Friday and Saturday, Karaoke on Thursday and Sunday. Social events also include dance contests and porch parties on the back deck. On-site parking is available. -Natasha Lawrence
This spot definitely caters to the sports fan; there are TVs everywhere so you can root for your favorite teams. The menu is standard American fare, but the food is very good and inexpensive. Different specials are offered on different nights of the week. For example, Wednesday night is 2 for 1 drinks for ladies and half price appetizers in the bar. If you're not interested in sports, you can log on the Internet and check your email in the Internet Lounge. Enjoy a cappuccino while you surf.
Benny Rappa's Trattoria is a casual Italian restaurant armed with a chalkboard full of delicious daily specials. A small eatery that seats 60, it is characterized by its friendly vibe which makes you believe you are dining at a friend's home. Grilled pork chop with hot cherry peppers, scallop puttanesca and filet marsala are just a few of the delicacies you could gorge on. The next time you wish to eat out with the family, give Benny Rappa's a try.
It's Oktoberfest all year long at Horst Gasthaus! The menu offers authentic German dishes such as sauerbraten, wiener schnitzel and potato pancakes, as well as American food. For a reasonable price, you can indulge in the all-you-can-eat pork chop special. Enjoy real German beer in beautiful steins. While you dine, German John will entertain you with his one-man band. A children's menu is available, and children under four years old eat free.
With a tropical South Sea Island theme, cozy booths, casual ambiance and good local fare, this popular restaurant offers a variety of seafood, steak and chicken dishes. The happy hour features cocktail specials from 4p to 7p. There's a Little Monkey menu for kids. Family friendly, this is a nice place to come for late-night dining, coffee and delicious homemade desserts. -Natasha Lawrence
Olive Garden serves up authentic Italian cuisine. Their signature breadsticks and one-of-a-kind menu make them an American icon. Standard Italian options like bruchetta, calamari, ravioli, and eggplant parmigiana line their lengthy menu. More exotic items like salmon, chicken dishes, and innovative pizzas are also available. For the calorie-counter, Olive Garden has a range of low fat and low carbohydrate options. Their bottomless salads ensure a well-balanced feast. Enjoy your meal with a bottle from their extensive wine list or one of their tropical island drinks. Finally, top it all off with a little something from their dessert menu- their cakes, custards, and ice creams are sure to win you over. Lunch and take out menus are available.
Not a place for those lacking a sense of humor, Dick's Last Resort is perfect for a loud, fun night out. Located at the waterfront hub of Barefoot Landing, this restaurant is the perfect place to bring your ego down a notch, all in good fun, of course. The staff are experts at humiliation, and will keep you in splits with their witty, sarcastic banter. Many of the items on the menu arrive in buckets, so be prepared for large portions of half baked chicken and fried shrimp. Sirloin steak and firecracker salmon are 'Dick's Picks', dishes you should definitely try. As for drinks, you have a long list of beers and cocktails to choose from. For a whacky experience you will not forget in a hurry, make your way over to this eatery.