Best of the Beach

October 27, 2013

Readers’ Choice results in Best of the Beach Myrtle Beach 2013

Agape, First


Assisted Living Center

• Agape, First
• The Lakes at Litchfield, Finalist
• Reflections at Carolina Forest, Finalist

Auto Body Shop

• Evans Family Collision, First
• Beach Auto Body, Finalist
• Socastee Automotive, Finalist

Auto Parts Store

• Advanced Auto Parts, First
• NAPA, Finalist
• Auto Zone, Finalist

Auto Dealer

• Sparks Toyota, First
• East Coast Honda, Finalist
• Myrtle Beach Automotive, Finalist

Best Oil Change

• Jiffy Lube, First
• Mason Tire, Finalist
• Sams Club, Finalist

Bait/Tackle Shop

• Perry’s Bait and Tackle, First
• Pawleys Island Outdoors, Finalist
• Socastee Bait and Tackle, Finalist

Bridal Boutique

• Little White Dress, First
• Fancy Frocks, Finalist
• Amanda’s Collection, Finalist

Chiropractic Group/Office

• Martin Chiropractic, First
• Atlantic Spine, Finalist
• Coastal Holistics, Finalist

Consignment Shop

• Twice as Nice, First
• New to You, Finalist
• Once Upon a Child, Finalist

Cosmetic Dentistry

• Glenns Bay Dentistry, First
• Dunes Dental Services – Dr. Muntean, Finalist
• Dr. Pournaras, Finalist

Cosmetic/Med Spa Practice

• Carolina Coastal Plastic Surgery, First
• Derma Vogue, Finalist
• The Day Spa at Healthpoint, Finalist

Dance Studio

• Palmetto Dance Starz, First
• Myrtle Beach School of Performing Arts, Finalist
• Carolina Forest Performing Arts, Finalist

Day Care Center

• Learning Tree Day School, First
• Carolina Forest Child Development and Learning Center, Finalist
• Gateway Academy, Finalist

Day Spa

• Coastal Holistics, First
• Jonas Marc Style Studio, Finalist
• The Day Spa at Healthpoint, Finalist

Department Store

• Belk, First
• Dillards, Finalist
• Kohls, Finalist

Dental Group/Office

• Glenns Bay Dentistry, First
• Dunes Dental Services – Dr. Muntean, Finalist
• Mrytle Beach Dental Associates, Finalist

Dog Grooming Service

• Shampooches, First
• PetSmart, Finalist
• Canine Oasis, Finalist

Dry Cleaner

• Lapels Dry Cleaning, First
• Royal Cleaners, Finalist
• Sun Shine Cleaners, Finalist

Electronics Store

• Best Buy, First
• Sears, Finalist
• HH Gregg, Finalist

Eye Vision Center

• Socastee Eye Clinic, First
• Costco, Finalist
• 20/20 Eyewear, Finalist

Financial Institution

• BB&T, First
• Conway National Bank, Finalist
• First Federal, Finalist

Financial Adviser

• Edward Jones, First
• Ameriprise, Finalist
• First Citizens, Finalist

Floor Coverings

• Appliance Plus, First
• Lowes Home Improvement, Finalist
• Carpet One, Finalist


• Lazelle’s Flower Shop, First
• Kings Florist, Finalist
• Little Shop of Flowers, Finalist

Furniture Store

• Rooms To Go, First
• Ashley Furniture, Finalist
• Garden City Furniture, Finalist

Grocery Store

• Lowes Foods, First
• Kroger, Finalist
• Bi–Lo, Finalist

Hair Salon

• Jonas Marc Style Studio, First
• Laura & Co. Salon, Finalist
• Forest Salon and Spa, Finalist

Heating/Air Conditioning Service

• Swift Services, First
• Carolina Cool, Finalist
• One Hour Heating and Air Conditioning, Finalist


• Flagship Construction, First
• DR Horton, Finalist
• Littlejohn Homebuilders, Finalist

Home Supplies or Appliances

• Lowe’s Home Improvement, First
• Home Depot, Finalist
• Thomas Supply Lighting Showroom, Finalist


• Grand Strand Regional Medical Center, First
• Conway Medical Center, Finalist
• Waccamaw Community Hospital, Finalist

Insurance Company

• State Farm, First
• Allstate, Finalist
• Nationwide, Finalist


• Tamroc Kennels, First
• Benji’s Bed and Breakfast, Finalist
• Sit and Stay Awhile, Finalist

Landscape Service

• Beach Landscaping, First
• Mainscapes, Finalist
• Waccamaw Landscaping, Finalist

Mattress Retailer

• Bed Man, First
• Bedding World, Finalist
• Mattress Direct, Finalist

Manicure/Nail Shop

• L.A. Nails, First
• Jonas Marc Style Studio, Finalist
• Royal Nails, Finalist

Medical Clinic, Group or Office

• Grand Strand Internal Medicine, First
• Inlet Medical Associates, Finalist
• Carolina Health Specialists, Finalist

Moving Service

• Two Men and a Truck, First
• Yarborough’s Moving Service, Finalist
• Myrtle Beach Movers, Finalist

Pediatric Group/Office

• Grand Strand Pediatrics, First
• Inlet Pediatrics, Finalist
• Coastal Pediatrics, Finalist

Pest Control Service

• Lane’s Professional Pest Elimination, First
• Terminix, Finalist
• Strand Termite and Pest Control, Finalist

Pet Supply Shop

• PetSmart, First
• PetCo, Finalist
• Coastline Pet Supply, Finalist

Piercing Studio

• Elite Body Piercing, First
• Professional Body Piercing by Jackie, Finalist
• Piercing Passion, Finalist


• Scott Smallin Photography, First
• Savvy Alli Photography, Finalist
• Brooke Christl Photography, Finalist

Real Estate Agency

• Beach Realty Group, First
• RE/MAX Southern Shores, Finalist
• Dunes Realty, Finalist

Real Estate Agent

• Michael King – KingOne Properties, First
• Nancy Siau – The Lachicotte Company, Finalist
• Dave Alexander – Coldwell Banker: Chicora, Finalist

Retail Golf Equipment Store

• PGA Tour Superstore, First
• Golf Dimensions, Finalist
• Aker’s Discount Golf, Finalist

Shopping Center/Mall

• Coastal Grand mall, First
• Inlet Square mall, Finalist
• Tanger Outlets, Finalist

Sporting Goods Store

• Dick’s Sporting Goods, First
• Bass Pro Shops, Finalist
• Hibbett Sports – Myrtle Beach mall, Finalist

Swimsuit Shop

• La Plage, First
• Evita, Finalist
• Tara Grinna, Finalist

Surf Shop

• Village Surf Shop, First
• Surf City, Finalist
• Wallerbears, Finalist

Tanning Salon

• UltraTan, First
• East Coast Solarium, Finalist
• Southern Sun Tanz, Finalist

Tattoo Parlor

• Elite Ink Tattoos, First
• Myrtle Beach Ink, Finalist
• Ace’s High, Finalist

Tire Store

• Tire Town, First
• Sam’s Club, Finalist
• Mason Tire, Finalist

Tobacco Store

• Tinder Box, First
• VaVa Vape, Finalist
• East End Cigar, Finalist

Trendy Boutique

• Socialite, First
• Studio 77, Finalist
• Gallery Boutique, Finalist

Veterinary Hospital/Office

• Ark Animal Hospital, First
• Murrells Inlet Veterinary Hospital, Finalist
• Carolina Forest Animal Hospital, Finalist

Web Design Firm

• Three Ring Focus, First
• Intercoastal Net Designs, Finalist
• Fuel Interactive, Finalist

Wireless Phone Company

• Verizon Wireless, First
• T-Mobile, Finalist
• HTC Wireless, Finalist


Annual Festival/Event

• Blue Crab Festival, First
• Brookgreen Gardens – Night of a Thousand Candles, Finalist
• Beach, Boogie, BBQ Festival, Finalist

Bowling Center

• Surfside Bowling Center, First
• Waccamaw Lanes, Finalist
• Frank’s Entertainment, Finalist

Bike Bar/Hangout

• Beaver Bar, First
• Suck, Bang, Blow, Finalist
• Dead Dog Saloon, Finalist

Comedy Club

• Comedy Cabana, First
• Carolina Comedy Club, Finalist
• Carolina Improv, Finalist

Family Amusement Venue

• Family Kingdom, First
• Broadway at the Beach, Finalist
• Wild, Water and Wheels, Finalist

Golf Course

• Legends Golf & Resort, First
• Caledonia Golf and Fish Club, Finalist
• The Dunes Golf and Beach Club, Finalist

Live Entertainment Theater

• Alabama Theatre, First
• Carolina Opry, Finalist
• Medieval Times, Finalist

Local Radio Personality

• Dingo and Blue, First
• Mad Max, Finalist
• Night Train, Finalist

Local TV Personality

• Ed Piotrowski, First
• Greg Rowles, Finalist
• Nicole Boone, Finalist

Miniature Golf Course

• Mt. Atlanticus, First
• Gilligan’s Island, Finalist

Treasure Island, Finalist

Morning Radio Show

• Dingo and Blue – Gator 107.9, First
• Tommy and Abbi – Wave 104.1, Finalist
• Mad Max Morning Show – Rock 107.1, Finalist

Movie Theater

• Grand 14 at The Market Common, First
• Cinemark at Coastal Grand mall, Finalist
• Frank Theaters – Inlet Square mall, Finalist


• Revolutions, First
• Club Boca, Finalist
• Croccodile Rocks, Finalist

Night Spot for Live Music

• Boardwalk Billy’s, First
• Dead Dog Saloon, Finalist
• The Boathouse, Finalist

Place for Karaoke

• Broadway Louies, First
• Tavern in the Forest, Finalist
• Danny Lees, Finalist


All-You-Can-Eat Restaurant

• Crabby Mike’s Seafood, First
• Golden Corral, Finalist
• Ryan’s Steakhouse, Finalist

Asian Restaurant

• P.F. Changs, First
• Miyabi’s, Finalist
• Enoodles, Finalist


• Coccadots Cake Shop, First
• Croissants Bakery and Bistro, Finalist
• Pawleys Island Bakery, Finalist


• Boardwalk Billy’s , First
• Dead Dog Saloon, Finalist
• Pine Lakes Tavern, Finalist

Breakfast Place

• Eggs Up Grill, First
• Golden Egg, Finalist
• Nibil’s, Finalist

Early-Bird Special

• Gulfstream Café, First
• Angelo’s Steak and Pasta, Finalist
• Miyabi’s, Finalist

Fast Food Restaurant

• Chick-Fil-A, First
• Wendy’s, Finalist
• Burky’s Grill, Finalist

Fine Dining Restaurant

• Collector’s Café and Gallery, First
• Frank’s Outback, Finalist
• Ruth’s Chris Steakhouse, Finalist

Italian Restaurant

• Carrabbas, First
• Olive Garden, Finalist
• Angelo’s Steak and Pasta, Finalist

Mexican Restaurant

• El Cerro Grande, First
• Abuelo’s Mexican Food Embassy, Finalist
• Fiesta del Burro Loco, Finalist

Place for Barbecue

• Little Pigs BBQ, First
• Prosser’s BBQ, Finalist
• The Bar-b-cue House, Finalist

Place for a Burger

• Five Guys Burgers and Fries, First
• River City Café, Finalist
• CookOut, Finalist

Place for Dessert

• The Melting Pot, First
• Croissants Bakery and Bistro, Finalist
• Collector’s Café and Gallery, Finalist

Place for a Hotdog

• Sonic, First
• Sam’s Corner, Finalist
• Burky’s Grill, Finalist

Place for Ice Cream

• Sweet Frog, First,
• Breusters, Finalist
• Meyer’s Ice Cream, Finalist

Place for Pizza

• Ultimate California Pizza, First
• Pizza Hut, Finalist
• Gino’s NY Style Pizzeria – NMB, Finalist

Place for Ribs

• Sticky Fingers, First
• Damon’s, Finalist
• Texas Roadhouse, Finalist

Place for a Salad

• California Dreaming, First
• Carolina Roadhouse, Finalist
• Ruby Tuesdays, Finalist

Place for Steak

• Angelo’s Steak and Pasta, First
• Outback Steakhouse, Finalist
• Texas Roadhouse, Finalist

Place for Subs

• Subway, First
• Jersey Mike’s, Finalist
• Firehouse Subs, Finalist

Place for Sushi

• King Kong Sushi, First
• Miyabi’s, Finalist
• SoHo, Finalist

Place for Wings

• Boardwalk Billy’s,First
• Buffalo Wild Wings, Finalist
• Hot Wing Express, Finalist

Restaurant wth Best Service

• Collector’s Café and Gallery, First
• Rivertown Bistro, Finalist
• Thoroughbred’s, Finalist

Most Romantic Restaurant

• The Melting Pot, First
• Thoroughbred’s, Finalist
• Collector’s Café and Gallery, Finalis

Seafood Restaurant

• Drunken Jack’s, First
• Bonefish Grill, Finalist
• Lee’s Inlet Kitchen, Finalist

Sports Bar

• Dagwoods Deli and Sports Bar, First
• Murphy’s Law, Finalist
• Handley’s Pub and Grub, Finalist

Sunday Brunch Spot

• Gulfstream Café, First
• Chestnut Hill, Finalist
• Sea Captains House, Finalist

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