The Library

4.7
555 Reviews
$31 to $50
European
The only Three-star restaurant on the Grand Strand since 1974! Specializing in table-side service from the Caesar salad to Steak Diane to Bananas Foster.

Please contact the restaurant for large parties of 8 or more. Security deposits may be applicable.
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4.7based on recent ratings
4.7
food
4.8
service
4.7
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4.2
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90% of people would recommend it to a friend
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Mike
1 review
Dined 2 days ago
Overall4food5service4ambience4

Great for intimate and personal dinner.
Not for kids or those in a hurry.

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DRomig
Jacksonville
9 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Mykle Judy was our waiter and he made our evening very special! He was very personable, fun and professional. The food was exceptional! It is a very classy, special restaurant.

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Rater
Charleston
7 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall4food5service5ambience3

I would rate this restaurant "outstanding" but for three reasons. First, the maitre d was unfriendly and put a bad "taste" in our mouth when first arriving. Second, the noise level was way too high and was not in keeping with fine dining. And a fake fire on a TV screen? Really? Finally, because of the reasons above, the restaurant does not merit the prices charged. Those prices should only be for a truly first class restaurant.

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Hank
New York Area
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Impeccable Service and Great Food. Wife had duck and I had the halibut. Awesome!!!!!!!

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Chris
New England
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

First time at The Library. Awesome meal and Brian was an excellent server.

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vipDavidS
San Francisco
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall4food4service5ambience5

My server was excellent and the food was well prepared. I just have two minor quibbles. Pacing of service. You have to place your entire order at once and this led to my entree arriving before I finished my salad. This is certainly not the first restaurant where I have had this happen but not in a fine dining establishment. Seems to me they should allow the waiter to tell the kitchen when to plate the entree instead of relying on the kitchen's sense of timing. I also thought the food, while excellent, was under seasoned. A good experience overall.

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MaceyM
New Orleans
4 reviews
Dined on May 7, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

My husband and I were pleasantly surprised by how delicious the food was. I got the L'Orange Duck and wow was it fantastic. The Bananas Foster and Cherry Jubilee was also amazing. Really liked this place and I'm willing to bet its the best place to eat in Myrtle Beach.

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ThomasM
Charleston
2 reviews
Dined on May 6, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Food and service were excellent. Our server was attentive and did a great job with recommendations. All the meals were cooked to perfection and all of us enjoyed the experience.

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SuzanneF
Charleston
1 review
Dined on May 4, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Good food, nice friendly knowledgeable waiter, fancy atmosphere

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WilliamM
Charleston
5 reviews
Dined on May 1, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food, outstanding. Service, impeccable! My wife and I love eating here.

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GeorgeS
Charleston
8 reviews
Dined on May 1, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The Library is an excellent restaurant and one that you must not miss. The food is very good and several entrees are prepared tableside. The servers are knowable, attentive but not intrusive. We will definitely be back.

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NicoleM
Columbus
3 reviews
Dined on April 30, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The Library was recommended to us by friends and it did not disappoint. Mykle, our server was knowledgeable about the menu as well as the incredible list of specials and was attentive without being intruding. The food was outstanding. We will definitely return again whenever we are in town.

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BurtB
Charleston
4 reviews
Dined on April 30, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

It was an amazing place for or anniversary.

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DebC
New York Area
19 reviews
Dined on April 29, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

My Birthday dinner !! The waiter was awesome !!! Very friendly and accommodating!!! FOOD TOP NOTCH !! Everything was JUST PERFECT !! GREAT PLACE WILL BE COMING BACK !!!

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OpenTable Diner
Wilmington
1 review
Dined on April 28, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Everything was exceptional and the waiter Bryan was the absolute best.

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vipFred
Philadelphia
27 reviews
Dined on April 28, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Fantastic experience. I had the halibut with blue crab on top and it was delicious. We shared a bottle of Sledgehammer Zinfindel which paired nicely with both the halibut and my wife's filet. Our server provided numerous added touches including a description of the restaurant's history. We will definitely be back!

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LashanaR
New York Area
1 review
Dined on April 27, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Me and my family really enjoyed our selfs. Staff was so professional the setup was amazing and last but not least the food was delicious.

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OpenTable Diner
Denver
3 reviews
Dined on April 23, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

It was extraordinary, the food and the service was awesome!!! Perfect fit for Anniversary celebration we expected

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Sara
Charleston
1 review
Dined on April 21, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Everything was impeccable as always. Excellent service from Paul.

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MaryAnn
Atlantic City
7 reviews
Dined on April 20, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This is an outstanding restaurant. Our favorite. We have been coming here since they were located on the lower end of Myrtle Beach. Always a great meal. Lobster tails and bananas foster my favorites. Highly recommend!

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vipOpenTable Diner
Philadelphia
9 reviews
Dined on April 17, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great waiter

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MaryP
New York Area
4 reviews
Dined on April 17, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Fabulous great service excellent definitely be back

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Meme
New England
1 review
Dined on April 16, 2021
Overall3food4service2ambience2

Food was good but we found the service was not up to the standard that a quality restaurant should be at. At those prices we would have expected waiters with professionalism.

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vipDrummer
Charlotte
6 reviews
Dined on April 15, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Fantastic food & the staff is the best on the beach!
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Paul
Charleston
18 reviews
Dined on April 15, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Superior service and the food outstanding!

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MnPeach
Minneapolis
2 reviews
Dined on April 15, 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience5

If you need a place for an anniversary, important birthday, or an engagement-the Library is the perfect place. It is a personal experience where you feel very one on one with the staff. The staff was excellent and the food was perfect.

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LeaT
Charleston
1 review
Dined on April 15, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great staff. Great food. Great experience!! Will definitely be back!

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on April 14, 2021
Overall5food5service4ambience5

The bartender was very friendly & our drinks were great! The food was delicious. We will be back!

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vipMaxxandme
Charleston
17 reviews
Dined on April 14, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The Library has always been one of our favorite places; however we haven’t been to the area in a few years. Everything was just as wonderful as it was before. We ate every morsel of food served and enjoyed our experience. I can’t wait to go back!

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FirstTimer
Charlotte
1 review
Dined on April 13, 2021
Overall3food5service5ambience4

Food was excellent but I was really disappointed to see that none of the staff was wearing mask except the guy that was cleaning the tables! Really???? Even if it is not required it is common courtesy considering the times we are living in.

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Kayleigh
Charleston
1 review
Dined on April 10, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This place is absolutely outstanding. Bobby was a great server and was very knowledgeable about the menu.

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OpenTable Diner
Charleston
2 reviews
Dined on April 7, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I was over the top blown away! From the light up menus, the ambiance, & the service. This is a must! I highly recommend the Manhattan & the lamb chops!

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vipSparkman
Philadelphia
37 reviews
Dined on April 7, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We enjoyed an excellent meal at The Library. Our waiter, Paul, was very attentive and personable. I had the Filet Mignon au Poivre, which was perfectly done and the sauce was incredible. I would highly recommend for a date or business dinner.

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Paul
Charleston
18 reviews
Dined on April 2, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent restaurant with superb wait staff. Perfect place for special occassions.

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TD520
Orlando
5 reviews
Dined on April 1, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Had a great experience. Waiter definitely helped make the meal! Food was delicious! We went back for a second night on our stay. Filets were as tender as I have ever had. Had duck both ways, great! She crab soup was great as well. Would certainly reccomend ifd you are iun Myrtle!!!

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Steve
Charleston
8 reviews
Dined on March 31, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The restaurant is everything I expected. Brian our server was excellent. It was nice to be able to talk. If I had a complaint it would be the wine list is overpriced.

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AntonioL
Charleston
4 reviews
Dined on March 24, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Wonderful!!

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vip1800
New York Area
8 reviews
Dined on March 24, 2021
Overall4food3service5ambience4

They really tried hard and did a great job. The staff was fabulous and attentive. The she crab soup was fantastic and I can see how it get's it's rave reviews.

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on March 20, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience4

My birthday

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OpenTable Diner
Raleigh
1 review
Dined on March 20, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Very nice!

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The Library is rated 4.7 stars by 555 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.