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Best Appetizers Near Captain’s Quarters

Sometimes, after a busy day at the beach, you just can’t wait for that main entrée to arrive; you need food NOW. This is where appetizers come into play by providing just enough succulent sustenance to hold you over until mealtime. Check out some of the top spots for tantalizing teasers right near Captain’s Quarters Resort:

Loco Gecko Beach Shak – All Aboard Sampler
You won’t have to go very far for tasty treats at Loco Gecko! In fact, this groovy beach shack is conveniently located right here at Captain’s Quarters Resort. Kick back and unwind after a busy day at the beach as you sip on a cold beverage and enjoy the ocean breeze. The top appetizer pick for this guest favorite is definitely the “All Aboard” sampler, which includes small portions of fried pickles, crispy fried chicken wings in your choice of sauce, pork dumplings with a side of Thai chili sauce, and the “ragin’ Cajun” corn cobs. This family sized sampler is sure to keep your clan happy. Call (843) 448-6800 for more information. *VMB Card Offer – 10% off all food purchases.

Bandito’s Restaurant & Cantina – Mexican Dip Trio
Grab your sombrero and head to Bandito’s Restaurant & Cantina, located along the popular Myrtle Beach Boardwalk. This oceanfront cantina offers great views, a spacious outdoor seating area, and a distinctive south of the border flare that keeps guests coming back time and time again. For a real crowd pleaser, start out with the Mexican Dip Trio. This generous sampler offers house made guacamole, zesty house salsa, and the always popular queso cheese dip. Sometimes you just can’t choose, but then again, why should you have to? Enjoy all three! Call (843) 808-9800 for more information.

Thorny’s Steakhouse – Tumbleweed Onion
A casual, “come as you are” atmosphere, fast, friendly service, and generous portions are just a few of the things you can expect at Thorny’s Steakhouse. If there is one thing you can be sure of, you won’t leave this place with an empty stomach! Kick start your hearty meal with an order or two (depending on your group’s size) of the “tumbleweed onion”. This fan favorite starts with a fresh onion that is sliced in house and then dusted in house seasonings, battered, and then fried to crispy deliciousness. And, at under $5, this palate pleaser is also easy on the wallet. Call (843) 448-2333 for more information.

Pier House – Calabash Crabcakes
Pier House Restaurant is the perfect place to enjoy a fresh catch. This oceanfront eatery is located along the bustling 2nd Avenue Pier and offers uninterrupted views of the very place your dinner is from. The Calabash crabcakes are the perfect way to begin your nautical adventure and a great way to get a true taste of Myrtle Beach. Served as a perfect pair, the crabcakes are loaded with lump crab and spices, pan seared, and served with a house remoulade. It wouldn’t be a trip to the beach without crabcakes! Call (843) 445-7437 for information and reservations. *VMB Card Offer – 50% off one appetizer with the purchase of two entrees.

Villa Romana – Veal Sausage and Peppers
Connect with your inner Italian at Villa Romana. Here, the dishes are made just like mama used to make in the old country – by hand with only the freshest local ingredients. Begin your taste of Italy with a generous offering of veal sausage and peppers. The zesty veal sausage is pan seared with fresh onions and peppers and served piping hot with chunks of fresh mozzarella and provolone. This appetizer is sure to have you saying “Mama Mia!” Call (843) 448-4990 for more information.

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