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Aspen Grille
Aspen Grille

Aspen Grille Details

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://www.aspen-grille.com
  • Phone: (843) 449-9191
  • Hours of Operation: Dinner Tuesday through Sunday: 4:30pm - 10:00pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
  • Cuisine: American, Seafood, Steak
  • Executive Chef: Curry Martin
  • Dress Code: Smart Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Entertainment, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking Area, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Personal wines welcome, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), Private Room, Smoking Area, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Private Party Facilities: The Aspen Grille’s recently refreshed interior is perfect for hosting your special or business occasion. Our intimate private dining room, the Vineyard Room, seats up to 24 and features hand-painted murals of a Tuscan vineyard. For larger receptions, the restaurant’s inviting décor welcomes up to 120 guests, and is the perfect venue for wedding receptions, holiday parties and anniversaries.

    Allow our culinary team to prepare a custom menu that reflects your tastes, or dine from our seasonal menu. Complement your meal with specially selected wines to make your next event a truly exceptional occasion.
  • Private Party Contact: Curry Martin (843) 449-9191
  • Entertainment: We feature live music entertainment from local favorite musicians several nights a week. Visit the "Events" page on our website for an updated schedule.

Getting there

  • Cross Street: 51st Avenue North
  • Parking: Private Lot
A word from Aspen Grille
Reopened in 2009 by chef and owner Curry Martin, Aspen Grille is Myrtle Beach's freshest new dining option. Dishes are based on traditional Southern cuisine, with Chef Martin's own personal twist. Our menu changes seasonally and offers simple, but flavorful dishes with ingredients sourced from the best local suppliers. Pair any dish with a wine from our hand-selected list to create an exceptional meal.

Our comfortable dining room features warm woods and original art, making it a relaxing respite from the hustle bustle of the world outside. Our attentive and experienced staff provides the perfect ambiance for a casual dinner, special event or business occasion. Several nights a week, we feature live entertainment from local favorite musicians.
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Diner Reviews
  • "My wife and I recently vacationed in Myrtle Beach. One of the highlights of our trip was dinner at the Aspen Grille. I had googled restaurants in the area to see which ones had the best reviews. I can see now why this one ranked near the top. Don't let the exterior fool you even though it is very nice. The restaurant is located in a small strip shopping center. Once inside we were impressed by the elegant decor and immediately greeted. We were early for our reservations so we were shown to the bar and greeted by the bartender who was very entertaining. We were seated early and our very knowledgable server discussed the specials. From our appetizer to dessert our food was sensational. This is upscale fine dining at its best."
    Dined on 8/23/2014
  • "This was our second visit to Aspen Grille and we were not disappointed. It doesn't look like much from the outside, but the inside is really nice. The service and food couldn't be any better. It's a bit more pricey than most of the Myrtle Beach restaurants, but it is totally worth it. I highly recommend the Aspen Grille."
    Dined on 8/22/2014
  • "We were from out of town and it was our last night stay in the area. We were looking for a nicer place to dine. Upon searching the net and weighing our options (food choices, quality, atmosphere and price) we made this our decision. It was a great decision! We ordered NY strip and the meat was cooked to perfection. The vegetables were cooked with a slight snap to them. Not too firm and not mushy but perfect. The only reason I did not give service 5 stars is we could have used an extra visit to refill our water glasses. We were visited a second time but once more would have made it perfect. We dined on a Friday and was surprised by live piano playing(electric), not sure if this is always the case. The playing was at a pleasant level."
    Dined on 8/22/2014
  • "Service(superb), atmosphere (relaxed and accommodating), fantastic food (presentation, fresh ingredients, temperature, taste). Staff were friendly and informed about their menu. Wait staff provided excellent service the entire visit. Started with fried green tomato topped with crab - best preparation of this item I have ever experienced. We had Wahoo (with crab) and the larger scallop dinner - both were top notch. As to dessert, you must have the Key Lime cake or the flour less chocolate cake - both are perfect ways to end your meal. We have been coming to Myrtle Beach for almost 20 years - by far Aspen Grille is the best local restaurant we have found to date."
    Dined on 8/17/2014
  • "Everything was just as expected. Food was great, ambience was perfect and service was good. The only small blemish was that it took an extremely long time to clear our plates from the table. Other than that, everything was spectacular. We were even surprised that though we sat there for three hours talking, we felt no pressure to leave. A refreshing experience at a great restaurant."
    Dined on 8/14/2014
  • "Excellent food but there was live music that appealed to the older set (as in over 70) so my friends and I brought the average age down considerably despite the fact that we are in our 40's and 50's. I would have preferred piped in music."
    Dined on 8/13/2014
  • "EVERYTHING @ the food, sauces,sides were exceptionsl"
    Dined on 8/10/2014
  • "The appetizers (escargot and warm goat cheese salad) and dessert were extremely delicious. The scallops entree was neither good nor bad. For the price, we expected better. The risotto and fried spinach, which accompanied the scallops, was fabulous. The surf and turf and lamb chops were very good. We were seated at a table and a very noisy group was seated right next to us...less than a foot from our table. The server couldn't even fit between the tables because they were so close. At one point I couldn't even hear my son speaking to me because of our noisy neighbors. The booths have more space and privacy than the tables. The tables should really be spread out more. Our server was excellent."
    Dined on 8/10/2014
  • "Simply outanding from the salad right through the main course. The wine list is exceptional with excellent diversification, the drink list is creative and the service is first rate. This isn't the place for a junk food junkie or someone that is into deep fried fatty foods. The prices are very reasonable for the quality of food you receive at the Aspen Grill, and well worth the trip. I will go back again this week for dinner. Karl g"
    Dined on 8/10/2014
  • "We found this restaurant in a brochure provided by our resort. My husband & I were on the last night of our honeymoon vacation & were looking for a nice fine dining restaurant to celebrate. The reviews looked good so we decided to try it. We were absolutely floored! The service was great: waitress was informative & attentive, & the hostess greeted us right away. The food was phenomenal! I got a New York strip, which was cooked to a perfect medium rare & my husband got the shrimp & grits, which he enjoyed immensely. The desserts (blueberry bread pudding & German chocolate brownie) were also delicious. Yes, you will need to bring your pocketbook as this is considered a fine dining restaurant; however, it was worth every penny we spent."
    Dined on 8/10/2014
  • "We had some really great local fish, excellent preparation and presentation. Fried green tomatoes are outstanding. Wine list very nice, with some good choices, and affordable. This is a wonderful place, quite ambitious, a real find in an otherwise touristy area focused on fast food and family dining. This is a place for grown ups with some sophistication. Service was excellent, attentive and knowledgeable."
    Dined on 8/9/2014
  • "The server was very knowledgeable and her recommendations for the appetizers, main course and wine were spot on. This made the evening very enjoyable and memorable experience."
    Dined on 8/9/2014
  • "Menu selection was great, with plenty of fresh items for specials. Service was prompt, helpful, and efficient with good suggestions for dining options and wine pairing. Value good. Causal atmosphere but a great find. Would return here and recommend to friends"
    Dined on 8/9/2014
  • "Wonderful atmosphe. ..great food..excellent service. You wont be disappointed"
    Dined on 8/7/2014
  • "We have been coming to Myrtle Beach for 25 yrs..first time we ate at Aspen Grille..will now be a must every year..great food and service"
    Dined on 8/6/2014
  • "Among the best meals that I have had. Would definitely go back again when in the area."
    Dined on 8/6/2014
  • "Loved the risotto just wished there was a little bit more added to the plate. Scene was beautiful and staff was extra polite."
    Dined on 8/5/2014
  • "Don't be fooled by the strip mall location and modest decor, this place is a gem!! The staff we very friendly and attentive, the drinks were great (my apple martini was one of he but I've ever had!), and the food was wonderful. We've been coming to Myrtle Beach since 2006. We try to have a nice dinner one evening every year, but we've always been disappointed - until now!! We are from the DC area where there are sooooo many wonderful restaurants and are turning into foodies as we eat out more and explore various cuisines and high-end dining. The food here rivals some of the great food we've had elsewhere. I definitely recommend it!!"
    Dined on 8/5/2014
  • "Favorite reataurant in the area. Great but w/no pretense; welcomes families with kids."
    Dined on 8/5/2014
  • "Aspen Grille provided the perfect blend of romance, service and food for our first year anniversary dinner. Our server's intuitive and attentive demeanor left us never waiting. Both of our meals (sea scallops and shrimp and grits) were the best we've had of either dish. While the menu is priced for special occassians, Aspen Grille will be a regular on our vacation list from now on."
    Dined on 8/3/2014
  • "Very nice, quaint & simple but elegant menu. Warm smiling greeting upon arrival, made to feel welcome, ANC the food was wonderful. A must when you are looking to dine out while in Myrtle Beach. Enjoy!"
    Dined on 8/3/2014
  • "Lovely little gem tucked into a strip mall offered a delicious and welcome reprieve from the offerings of Broadway at the Beach and the many, many chains. There are not many of this caliber in Myrtle Beach (which can be a fun time, but is generally NOT where you visit if you want an excellent meal). On future occasions when I have to go to Myrtle, I will definitely make it a point to visit Aspen Grille again."
    Dined on 8/1/2014
  • "We have celebrated our anniversary here many times over the last 9 years and every times it was outstanding. Food and service again was outstanding. Only complaint was the noise level, especially from a table if 6 women. Their behavior was more appropriate for a road house than a fine dining place. I was disappointed that mgmt did not ask them to tone it down some. When they left I did not have to yell to my wife to have a romantic conversation on our 31st anniversary. This is the only time I have had an issue at Adorn Grille in all the years coming here. This is a wonderful place and I would suggest it to anyone."
    Dined on 7/31/2014
  • "Wanted to take my family out for a nice meal while we were on vacation. Looked at other reviews, the online menu & wanted a place I could make a reservation. Arrived ahead of our reservation & we're seated immediately. Service was excellent & the food was all outstanding. Jumbo lump crag cake was one of the best I've had. Highly recommend."
    Dined on 7/31/2014
  • "The Tuna Appetizer is our Favorite. The Red Snapper special was really good. My Wife's Steak was a little under cooked. Service was excellent."
    Dined on 7/31/2014
  • "Had dinner and enjoyed it immensely. Food and service were top notch and it was a pleasure to find it in MB as mostly everything there is "all you can eat" buffets. It's a great place if you want a really nice dining experience in the area. Hope to visit again!!"
    Dined on 7/31/2014
  • "This place has good food despite its humble outward appearance in a strip mall."
    Dined on 7/29/2014
  • "Always a great meal at Aspen Grille. The braised peach salad was delicious as was the grouper and sheepshead entrees."
    Dined on 7/29/2014
  • "Herman our waiter was very helpful and gave us some good recommendations"
    Dined on 7/27/2014
  • "Went to the beach on vacation but wanted something classier and calmer than a calabash restaurant. This one lived up to its reputation for low country food in a fine dining experience. Delicious food, great service, wonderful atmosphere. Could not have been better!"
    Dined on 7/26/2014
  • "Love that I was able to have local caught snapper."
    Dined on 7/23/2014
  • "This place stands out as a quality respite from all the tackiness that is the main drag of Myrtle Beach. A throwback to a time when dining out was a genuine pleasure and people dressed for the occasion. Our waiter, Cade, is to be commended for his professionalism."
    Dined on 7/23/2014
  • "We brought our 2 year old with us and they have a great children's menu - our only complaint was that the waiter took fifteen minutes to bring her ice cream after dinner- we were fine with waiting for desert - but bring the kid her ice cream!"
    Dined on 7/22/2014
  • "Overall outstanding experience. Excellent service. Menu is diverse and terrific and specials never disappoint. Look forward to returning on our next trip to myrtle beach."
    Dined on 7/20/2014
  • "My husband and I ate here on our last day of vacation. After a week of kid-friendly, touristy restaurants (which I am usually fine with going to), it was wonderful to go to a place with a finer-dining feel. Food was great, and the martini "special" (fresh peach infused vodka) was amazing. Service was outstanding...our waitress was attentive and personable. Dining here (sans kids!) was a perfect way to end our trip."
    Dined on 7/18/2014
  • "Outstanding Myrtle Beach dining experience. A diamond in the rough."
    Dined on 7/18/2014
  • "Had a great dining experience. Waitress was very knowledgeable about selections. Will return!"
    Dined on 7/18/2014
  • "We always try to eat here when in town. The food is consistently excellent. The staff is always welcoming."
    Dined on 7/18/2014
  • "We had an excellent meal at Aspen Grille. It was a relatively slow Thursday night and if anything the service was almost too quick, probably to move people out. Apps came in what felt like 5 minutes after ordering, and def no more then 7 or 8. Dinner came out shortly after that for a rushed feeling. Other then the rush, the service was excellent and the food was great. My wife had the fish special of the day, my daughter the chicken on the menu, and I had the pork porterhouse, which was cooked perfectly and both moist and delicious. We would definitely return here."
    Dined on 7/17/2014
  • "Been going there when ever I'm in town must of been a off night . Food wasn't as good and service was non existent. We give it another chance !"
    Dined on 7/15/2014