Top Salad Spots Near Captain’s Quarters
Though vacations often warrant decadent meals and lots of splurging, sometimes one just needs to take a step back from the buffet and enjoy something light and fresh. Take a break from the Calabash seafood and try a crisp, refreshing salad for a change! There are plenty of fantastic places to get your fill of greenery, many of which are just a hop and a skip from Captain’s Quarters Resort. Check out our roundup of the top places to grab a salad near our resort and check one out during your next stay in Myrtle Beach:
Croissants Bistro & Bakery – Known for their eclectic southern cuisine with a distinct low country flare, Croissants Bistro & Bakery serves up some of the area’s most decadent salads. Perfect for a light starter or a refreshing entrée, the salads at Croissants are seasonal and always made with fresh, local ingredients. Current favorites include the Spinach & Strawberry Salad which offers fresh baby spinach, shaved red onion, local strawberries, crumbled feta, and a strawberry vinaigrette with either chicken or shrimp and the Seared Tuna Salad which features shredded cabbage, rice noodles, shaved carrots, red onions, and seared ahi tuna with a ponzu vinaigrette. In the mood for something classic? Try the wedge which offers a wedge of crispy iceburg, blistered grape tomatoes, blue cheese crumbles, crispy bacon, and a blue cheese dressing. Croissants is the ideal place to stop in for a light lunch with friends or a romantic dinner for two. Call (843) 448-2253 for more information or reservations. *VMB Card Offer – one bomber shrimp appetizer with the purchase of two entrees, one per table*
California Dreaming – California Dreaming has been voted “best salad at the beach” for several years running, and it’s not hard to see why! The generous portions and fresh ingredients keep guests flocking back time and time again. These salads aren’t for the faint of heart. Loaded with toppings and decadent house made dressings, guests should come prepared for a feast. The most popular salad is the California Dreaming Salad which offers mixed greens, shredded ham and turkey, cheddar and jack cheese, chopped eggs, diced tomatoes, toasted almonds, and crispy bacon. Other house favorites include the broiled salmon salad, hot vegetable salad, and the steak salad. And, with two locations along the Grand Strand (one right up the road in Surfside Beach and one in North Myrtle Beach) you really don’t have a reason to miss out on these spectacular salads! Call (843) 215-5255 for the location nearest Captain’s Quarters Resort. *VMB Card Offer – Free appetizer for the table with the purchase of entrees*
Green Grubbin’ – New to the Myrtle Beach area, Green Grubbin’ is a little known secret that is quickly becoming a favorite among visitors and locals alike. The menu here is 100% local and contains no HMO’s or antibiotics, making it a favorite for those looking for a health conscious alternative. Nosh on classics like the Waldorf which offers mixed greens, grapes, raisins, tomatoes, apples, walnuts, and goat cheese with a balsamic vinaigrette, or the Carolina Cobb which boasts crisp romaine and iceberg, grilled chicken, bacon, avocado, cucumbers, tomatoes, and blue cheese crumbles with a creamy blue cheese dressing – to name a few. The best part is, they deliver! Guests staying between Market Common and 82nd Ave. North can have a delicious, decadent salad delivered right to their doorstep. Call (843) 712-1563 for information and delivery.
Gordon Biersch – Gordon Biersch is the perfect place to stop in for a refreshing salad after a long day of shopping and attraction hopping. Conveniently located right up the road at the scenic Market Common venue, Gordon Biersch features a fresh, seasonal menu with a wide variety of tempting salads. The Gorgonzola Pear salad is a recent addition and features pecan-crusted chicken over a bed of mixed greens, fresh pears, and crumbled gorgonzola with a balsamic vinaigrette. Other signature favorites include the Seafood Cobb, Ahi and Greens, and Goat Cheese Spinach Salad. These creative concoctions are sure to pear perfectly with one of Gordon Biersch’s hand crafted beers, something they are also famous for. Call (843) 839-0249 for more information or reservations. *VMB Card Offer – 10% off entire check, excluding alcohol and happy hour*