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Aspen Grille
Aspen Grille

Aspen Grille Details

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://www.aspen-grille.com
  • Email: contact@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
  • "5 star experience. Food,service, and ambiance were all exceptional. My husband travels for work and he said on if his all time top 5. Kudos to the chef!!"
    Dined on 4/20/2014
  • "Great good combined with a solid wine selection. Nice spot."
    Dined on 4/20/2014
  • "We visited Myrtle Beach April 17 - 20. The weather did not cooperate. Dinner at Aspen Grille was the highlight of our trip. We had a 7 p.m. reservation and requested earlier that day to move it to 8 p.m., no problem. We were greeted and taken to our table right away -- the restaurant was very busy, but not chaotic. Our server, Will, was friendly, professional and helpful. All of the food was cooked to perfection and the chef visited tables later in the evening to confirm everyone enjoyed their meals. I finished my meal with a 40 year tawny, a rare find in so many so-called fine dining establishments. We loved Aspen Grille and will make the trip back to Myrtle Beach just to eat there again."
    Dined on 4/19/2014
  • "The food was exceptional. Great choices, good portions and nice presentation. Wait staff very attentive and helpful. Would recommend to anyone looking for great food and wonderful service. "
    Dined on 4/20/2014
  • "The food was great. The ambiance was great. Was a piano player there not bad."
    Dined on 4/18/2014
  • "Very nice restaurant in Myrtle Beach. Different from the rest let's say. Nice atmosphere and very good service. Chef/owner makes himself visible."
    Dined on 4/18/2014
  • "Excellent food and ambience! Our favorite MB restaurant!"
    Dined on 4/18/2014
  • "My partner and I searched long and hard for a good gourmet meal in Myrtle Beach. The Aspen Grille was the only place that delivered. I had a delicious seared tuna appetizer and braised short ribs that were so tender they melted in my mouth. Everything was cooked and seasoned to perfection and the cocktails we ordered were equally as delectable. The service was exceptional. "
    Dined on 4/15/2014
  • "Food was outstanding and the service was very good."
    Dined on 4/17/2014
  • "The food and service were excellent and this is now our favorite restaurant! We'll definitely be back!"
    Dined on 4/17/2014
  • "We enjoy the service the waitress was great she knew her menu. Food was excellent highly recommend if you are looking for fine cuisine. "
    Dined on 4/16/2014
  • "I was invited to Aspen Grille the last time I was in Myrtle Beach. This time it was my choice and dined with my daughter. Food was great, service was equally as good. I would recommend this to anyone looking for a lovely meal."
    Dined on 4/15/2014
  • "Local find. Fantastic resturant especially if you want food prepared the way food should be prepared. Excellent chief, and staff is very friendly. Great place to eat if you like excellent food"
    Dined on 4/11/2014
  • "This was our 2nd time dining here and I was just as happy as the first time. Food was excellent, service was great! I love that they offer smaller portions on some of their meals and "skinny" cocktails for those of us watching our weight! "
    Dined on 4/15/2014
  • "Best restaurant in Myrtle Beach? I don't think so. Short staffed on waiters, as we were told. Took 20 minutes just to place a drink order. Kind of ruined it from the start. The drinks were very good, but it kind of ended there. Calamari tasted like it came out of a frozen box. Goat cheese salad was blah. Steak frites was okay, nothing special. French fries were limp. Flounder Oscar was bland. Crab meat seemed to be puréed on top of it. We won't be back."
    Dined on 4/13/2014
  • "So, let me start by pointing out the good things.We started with the BEST oysters Rockefeller we'd ever had. The escargot was perfect, the mushroom cap adding something delectable I'd never tried elsewhere.We also tried the bruschetta, PHENOMENAL.The tomatoes and herb mixture was incredibly fresh and the goat chees was superb.We were all so happy with our apps we couldn't wait to dig into the steaks. So, now the 'low' point of the evening. My filet was very bland, as was my friends, literally NO flavor. The lobster accompaniment was also bland, and little tough.The mashed potatoes added to the disappointment with little to no flavor. Sad the one thing they are known for was bad. Our friend who ordered the shrimp and grits WAS pleased."
    Dined on 4/12/2014
  • "Warm, relaxing atmosphere. Fabulous, friendly service. Fresh, flavorful food. The blueberry bread pudding with salt and caramel ice cream was to die for. Highlight of our trip through Myrtle Beach."
    Dined on 4/11/2014
  • "My husband and I love Myrtle Beach for the golfing but hate going to these food chains or roadhouses that try and out do each other as far as the quantity of food they give you. Eating a 20 oz steak with a mound of fries is not our idea of a great meal. The food at Aspen Grille was wonderful and our waitress Brin did a great job recommending a wine based on the food we ordered. As an appetizer we ordered the Raw Oysters that came with homemade cocktail sauce. I was disappointed that they put a small teaspoon of sauce on each oyster. My suggestion would be to place the sauce on the side since I prefer to enjoy the taste of the Oyster and not mask it with the sauce. Otherwise the food was wonderful and we will absolutely be back."
    Dined on 4/4/2014
  • "We are so glad we found Aspen Grille through Open Table because had we been deriving around Myrtle Beach we would have never found this restaurant, or quite honestly probably wouldn't have stopped here because it is in a strip mall away form the hustle and bustle of the strip. With that being said, the moment you walk in the door, you are greeted by friendly hostesses and a warm. romantic welcoming atmosphere. The wait staff was very friendly and the food was absolutely delicious. The Warm Goat Cheese salad stood up to it's reputation and was excellent as were the crab cakes and the Flounder Oscar. I would highly recommend this restaurant to anyone looking to have a culinary treat at the beach."
    Dined on 4/5/2014
  • "From the shrimp risotto appetizer to the melt-in-your-mouth crab cake, the food was inventive, expertly prepared, and delectable. My waiter was prompt and courteous, and the hosts had my table waiting. The experience was wonderful!"
    Dined on 4/5/2014
  • "Not sure why this is not rated higher. We had the escargot as a starter, which was perfectly delicious. The tripper fish special was perfectly cooked. My sons had the scallops and the short ribs- also perfect and delicious. Would definitely return to this restaurant."
    Dined on 4/4/2014
  • "We enjoyed everything about our visit to the Aspen Grill. It was so nice to go to a grown up restaurant in Myrtle Beach! Excellent service, memorable food and simple ambience without pretention!"
    Dined on 4/3/2014
  • "What a terrific romantic meal, they will make you feel special. Service was impeccable. Wine list superb. Menu and food first class. Worth every penny."
    Dined on 4/3/2014
  • "A very special restaurant. Our server was attentive and professional. Fine dining without the stuffiness. My NY strip was cooked perfectly and the sides were excellent. We'll be back."
    Dined on 4/2/2014
  • "THIS is FINE DINING. This was a flash back to MAD MEN. A singer who's VERY GOOD. Waitstaff that glide around the tables serving wonderful food. It's the experience that you do not find very often. The food was very very good. From fried oysters to fresh fish prepared perfectly One half of the restaurant is classy and the other half bar scene. We very much enjoyed it."
    Dined on 4/2/2014
  • "Aspen Grille was exactly what we were looking for to celebrate our 30th wedding anniversary in Myrtle Beach. The ambiance was perfect, wait staff was outstanding. Menu had a great selection of seafood mixed with more traditional American cuisine, which suited our needs perfectly as my husband has shellfish allergy (making seafood restaurants suspect for us.) Located in the residential area of North Ocean Blvd, Aspen Grille is the perfect place to get away from the hulla-balloo that is Myrtle Beach. We typically vacation about 50 miles north in Oak Island, NC, but would readily make the drive (through Calabash) to dine at Aspen Grille."
    Dined on 4/1/2014
  • "Aspen Grille is a favorite of ours. We are never disappointed in the food or service. Always greeted by friendly, smiling staff. We started with the crab bisque. Yummy! Husband had the filet and I had the flounder special. Both were perfectly prepared. We shared the brownie sundae desert served warm and also excellent. Highly recommended!"
    Dined on 3/28/2014
  • "Been going there for a long time had a urge for expresso or cappuccino with my desert. But I never knew is wasn't available , unheard of where I come from , New Jersey !"
    Dined on 3/29/2014
  • "My husband and I were visiting in the area from Texas and wanted a nice quiet dining experience. Aspen Grille fulfilled our desired expectations. Live music was a plus!"
    Dined on 3/26/2014
  • "Great food, service and ambience. Unusual and delicious selections. Highly recommend this restaurant for any occasion. Note: the GPS indicates the wrong side of the road so watch for the small strip mall to find the restaurant."
    Dined on 3/23/2014
  • "Exceptional service meets great food! Warm goat cheese salad was to die for & paired with scallops was perfection!! Great for my 8 year old too! Save room for dessert-the brownie sundae was yum :)"
    Dined on 3/22/2014
  • "I had reservations for 8pm, due to traveling we ran late but was able to get reservations redone on a busy Friday night with no problems. once we arrived the greeting was wonderful and so was the service. I will recommend this restaurant to anyone looking for a intimate setting and wonderful food and service."
    Dined on 3/21/2014
  • "We were a bit disappointed in the abundance of mediocre restaurants in Myrtle Beach, though admittedly did not have much time to research the area. We chose Aspen Grille because the wine list was very nice. Though not ocean side or grand in appearance, the inside was lovely, and there was excellent live music (piano/horn/vocalist). We were seated in a corner, where conversation was easily heard. Service was excellent, all around. I had the medium plate of grilled scallops, warm goat cheese salad, and oysters (for starters). All perfect. My husband had lobster tail and a pork dish with sweet potato ... flavors and preparation couldn't have been better, and portion sizes just right. A memorable highlight of the trip!"
    Dined on 3/21/2014
  • "It was our first time and we really enjoyed our meal. The ambience was also perfect, there was a jazz guitarist. We would recommend it to all off the people from Québec, Canada."
    Dined on 3/20/2014
  • "The food was fresh and seasoned to perfection. Fantastic service. Our waiter, Herman was very helpful and thoroughly familiar with the menu. He was also attentive without being obtrusive. Dined early (6pm), so that might account for the quietness as there were not many diners present. It was also a Tuesday evening."
    Dined on 3/11/2014
  • "From the first moment we walked into the door, our experience was perfect. The only negative was, having read a review that mentioned the portions were small, we ordered appetizer, salad and full entrees. By the time the entrees arrived, we were all ready pretty much full. The salad special of the day was an arugula with fried oysters. The oysters were large and perfectly cooked. One more oyster and it could be an entrée. My husband had the filet and loved it. I had the Braised Beef, also very good. We would definitely return the next visit to Myrtle Beach."
    Dined on 3/13/2014
  • "Whenever we visit Myrtle Beach Aspen is a must stop. This experience was no different although Sunday night there is no music (a disappointment). Big groups: ask for the Mafia Booth. (:-)>"
    Dined on 3/9/2014
  • "Our table for two was quickly and happily upgraded to a group of 10+ with children on very short notice. The banquet room accommodated our small group perfectly. Service was excellent. The owner even stepped in to make sure our experience was everything we were looking for. Actually it far exceeded our expectations. The ambiance was exactly what we were looking for. Elegant and romantic. And thankfully our children were welcomed."
    Dined on 3/8/2014
  • "Food was excellent, service prompt and very courteous. Good variety on the menu to please most everyone. Location easy to find."
    Dined on 3/6/2014
  • "Had a great time at Aspen Grille. Had the Caesar Salad, Filet Mignon (this was one of the best I've ever eaten), house cut fries, and their 10 layer cake for dessert. Every part of the meal was fantastic. The atmosphere felt very positive. The entire staff was very attentive - even the singer was going table to table, and she had a beautiful voice. If you are in town, I would highly recommend."
    Dined on 3/5/2014