Myrtle Beach’s Top 5 Japanese Restaurants

January 13, 2015

japanese chef.JPGJapanese restaurants that feature chefs that are equal parts entertainer and cook have exploded in popularity, and a Myrtle Beach golf trip offers plenty of options. (Admit it, everyone enjoys catching shrimp in their mouth and watching onion volcanoes erupt!)

The Grand Strand has more than 20 Japanese restaurants – some are the traditional steakhouses, others more of the fast food variety – but we are here to help you find the best. If you want to eat good Japanese food on your Myrtle Beach golf trip, here are five restaurants that will deliver.

1. Miyabi’s  Kyoto Japanese Steakhouse – There are two locations, including one on Restaurant Row, but the Murrells Inlet Miyabi’s is the area’s best. Generous portion sizes, entertaining chefs and great food is a difficult combination to beat. Make sure your room has a kitchen because the brave will likely have enough leftovers for pre-golf breakfast.

2. Nakato Japanese Steakhouse – Located on Restaurant Row, Nakato has a full service bar and the food is wonderful. The noodles are the best in the area, and you can’t go wrong with the filet.

3. Yamato Japanese Restaurant – Located at Broadway at the Beach, Yamato is the area’s most popular Japanese steakhouse. The location is great but it’s always best to call ahead for reservations.

4. Lil Tokyo – Located at Coastal Grande Mall across from Books-A-Million and Old Navy, Lil Tokyo is worth a visit. The sushi menu is as good as it is creative and the hibachi offerings are oustanding, as is the show.

5. Jimmyz Japanese Hibachi – If you are looking for a Japanese meal without the show or the price tag, Jimmyz gets the nod.  The owner, Jimmy Miller, was a chef at a Japanese restaurant before striking out on his own. The food is comparable to what you receive at a steakhouse at a fraction of the price. Located on 62nd Avenue in Myrtle Beach,  Jimmyz also has the area’s most creative Asian menu, including wraps and his Mama’s Korean Beef.


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