This new hot spot on the Waterway at Dock Holidays Marina in North Myrtle Beach is already a huge hit among locals and tourists.
The festive atmosphere makes you feel like you are at a party with all of your best pals. The setting is perfect. Located on the waterway in the marina, the view is spectacular and will make you think you are on vacation even if you live a few miles away.
The spacious, circular, outdoor bar and ample dining area all focus around the stage where nightly entertainment is showcased. The breeze off the water and beautiful shade trees make the temperature just rite to enjoy dinner and drinks under the stars. There is also a cornhole area for everyone to enjoy.
The biggest surprise? The unique creations on the menu. For starters, the crab con queso dip is a real treat. Owner Henry O’Boyle said, “This is our bloomin’ onion!”
This spicy cheese and crab concoction was delicious. Large lumps of fresh back fin crab meat were mixed expertly with the correct amount of cheese and seasonings. The ample menu offers plenty of well-proportioned appetizers ranging from $5.50 and up. Features include Asian tuna rolls, coconut shrimp, fried pickles and the popular shrimp and grit cake.
The grit cake is fried to perfection with a crunchy crust surrounding the delicious grits then smothered with a roasted corn relish and fresh shrimp. There are several salads, soup, wraps, sandwiches and burgers available between $5 and $10.
Local Alan Powers said of the grilled shrimp tacos, “They double wrapped the shrimp taco so it doesn’t fall apart. It is loaded with marinated shrimp and crunchy cabbage coleslaw. A great combination. The sauce is mild and sweet, not overpowering.”
The entrée section of the menu features ribs, steaks, seafood and even chicken & waffles. A popular menu item for groups is the steam pot. This meal includes oysters, clams, shrimp, crab legs, red potatoes, corn, and sausage steamed in a special stock. The beach party size is $29.95. Oyster roast, lowcountry boil and steamed clams make the seafood selection complete.
The full bar features many cool cocktails and even a plethora of jello shot flavors.
The welcoming staff, fun owners, awesome atmosphere and delicious menu all add up to the perfect place to enjoy an evening. Whether you are looking for a family friendly restaurant to have a meal or just want to see enjoy some live entertainment and drinks in a fun outdoor atmosphere, Boardwalk Billy’s is the place to go.