The BEST Coffee Shops in Myrtle Beach

For a bustling beach destination, Myrtle Beach has some amazing coffee shops and cafes. There are cute cafes galore here as well, so it’s easy to get a quick caffeine fix whenever you need it. 

Whether it’s right after breakfast in Myrtle Beach, after a day soaking up the sun, or just before you hit the town for the night, here are a few of our favorite coffee shops in Myrtle Beach

Best Coffee Shops in Myrtle Beach

Fresh Brewed

Fresh Brewed - best coffee shops in myrtle beach
  • Price: $
  • Cuisine: Cafe
  • Address: 933 Broadway St, Myrtle Beach (GPS)
  • Website: Link

This community coffeehouse is actually a nonprofit, so you can get a cup of joe with a side of good deeds. It’s set in the heart of downtown, and strolling downtown is one of the best things to see in Myrtle Beach. The space also serves as an art and performance venue, which means there is often a fun show of some kind taking place. 

They brew beans from all over the world, and the espresso drinks tend to air on the strong side. The drip coffee is a solid standard that won’t let you down. 

The atmosphere is eclectic, comfy, and funky with whimsical touches everywhere you turn. There are board games and plenty of used books, so basically it’s impossible to be bored at Fresh Brewed. 

Brown Fox Coffee Co.

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  • Price: $
  • Cuisine: American, coffee shop
  • Address: 3979-4123 Marsh Walk, Murrells Inlet (GPS)
  • Website: Link

Brown Fox is the cutest coffee stand on the coast. The roasts are all high-quality and they have both hot and cold drinks as well as special seasonal selections. 

They offer a variety of classic espresso creations and a few signature drinks including the Mexican Fox Mocha and the Foxy Chai Latte. The allergy information is all listed so you don’t have to worry if you have any sensitivities.

It’s set right on the waterfront and is the most scenic way to start the day in Myrtle Beach. They even sell some swag with the adorable Brown Fox logo on it. 

Grand Strand Coffee

Grand Strand Coffee - best coffee shops in myrtle beach
  • Price: $$
  • Cuisine: Coffee shop
  • Address: 2954 Howard Ave Unit E, Myrtle Beach (GPS)
  • Website: Link

For some of the best coffee in Myrtle Beach, head to Grand Strand! Located inside of Market Commons is the iconic Grand Strand Coffee.

They have a real passion for coffee, the farming, and the process, and as such, they’re always sourcing the best roasts. They tend to offer two at any given time, from Columbia, Papua New Guinea, and anywhere in between. 

It’s family-owned and operated and actually started as a cold brew stand over a decade ago. There are a few tables outside for sipping your beverage al fresco in the warm Carolina sunshine. The Sweet and Spicy Latte is a crowd favorite here and for a special treat try the affogato. 

Social Coffee Shop

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  • Price: $
  • Cuisine: Coffee shop, Organic coffee
  • Address: 1303 Celebrity Cir E125, Myrtle Beach (GPS)
  • Website: Link

The Social Coffee Shop is part of the popular attraction Broadway at the Beach and one of the sweetest coffee shops in Myrtle Beach.

They specialize in fair trade and organic coffees, always working with local suppliers to offer only the freshest selections. The patio is a lovely place to spend some time sipping a hot or iced beverage.

The menu is simple but every drink is carefully crafted and there’s usually a seasonal option on deck. It’s also one of the only places around to try an authentic Turkish coffee and they have some great vegan drinks as well. The super desert-esque frappes are also a big hit among sweet tooths, like the Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Frappe. 

Beach Dreams 

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  • Price: $
  • Cuisine: Hand crafted artisan coffee, and baked goods
  • Address: 817 2nd Ave N, North Myrtle Beach (GPS)
  • Website: Link

Locally owned and operated, Beach Dreams is the mecca for artisan coffee in Myrtle Beach. Custom blend loose leaf teas are also quite a draw here for those who want to sip something softer.

The beans are roasted locally on the coast in small batches so they’re super fresh and are sold by the ounce so you can even take some home with you, ground just the way you want. 

The specialty lattes are especially craveable here, like the lavender or vanilla hazelnut. There’s even an option to add CBD to your drinks for an extra bit of relaxation. 

The location is ideal as the shop is practically seaside. The ambiance is kitschy and comfortable. Handmade personal products like soaps, lotions, sprays, oils, and scrubs are available, as well, which is a lovely touch. 

Hi-Fi Coffee Bar

Hi-Fi Coffee Bar - best coffee shops in myrtle beach
  • Price: $
  • Cuisine: Locally roasted coffee and espresso
  • Address: 918a S Ocean Blvd, Myrtle Beach (GPS)
  • Website: Link

It began with the simple belief that local is better, Hi-Fi Coffee Bar is a haven for supporters of small businesses. All the beans are sourced from independent roasters along the Carolina coast. They offer a range of freshly baked goodies to try as well as the best bagels around.

They also have premium ice cream available if you really want to start your day off with a sweet treat. 

On a healthier note, the fruit smoothies are fantastic here. For a special tropical moment that photographs well, they will even serve it inside of a pineapple! It has a fun and hip vibe that’s almost industrial with quirky touches around like a vintage Pac- Man machine, vinyl for sale, and bikes hanging off exposed brick.  

Rustic Roast

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  • Price: $
  • Cuisine: Coffee shop, handcrafted espresso drinks
  • Address: 182 Waccamaw Medical Park Ct, Conway (GPS)
  • Website: Link

This locally owned and operated coffee shop offers single origin brews, handcrafted espresso drinks, and craft soda. The vibe here is delightful, with stocked bookshelves, comfy couches, and vintage furnishings. On draft, you’ll find cold brew and beer.

They’ve got all the usual coffee culprits but you can add in any flavor you like and the options are vast, including Rose, Violet, and French Nougat. 

For breakfast fare, they have a variety of toasts, from the Avocado Caprese to the Berries and Creme. There are a few paninis and wraps to pick from and you can even add on bacon or egg to make it more of a morning meal. The Butterfly Pea Tea is probably the most Instagrammable beverage available here. 

Beach Hippie Coffee

Beach Hippie Coffee
  • Website: Link
  • Price: $
  • Cuisine: Coffee and Pastries
  • Address: 5311 N Kings Hwy (GPS)

One of the best cafes in Myrtle Beach is Beach Hippie, and even voted the best coffee shop last year! You can get any kind of coffee concoction you want at Beach Hippie, including drinks called Crush The Turtle, Orange Shenigans, and Retro Berry. Don’t know what any of those mean? See their online menu to pick something out beforehand or you’ll want every sweet drink on the menu!

At Beach Hippie you’ll also be able to find smoothies, frappes, matcha, and ever bagel under the sun!

Tidal Creek Brewhouse

Tidal Creek Brewhouse
  • Price: $
  • Cuisine: Coffee + Breakfast, Brunch, and Dinner
  • Address: 3421 Knoles St (GPS)
  • Website: Link

The Market Common District has become Myrtle Beach’s premier dining, shopping and entertainment destination. It’s also one of the best places to be for outdoor events! Thi sis where you can find Tidal Creek. At Tidal Creek Brewhouse, there’s something for everyone to enjoy. In the morning it’s the ideal place for a coffee, and you can easily stay through breakfast, brunch, or dinner here! Tidal Creek serves the standard coffee drinks, but one of their more unique items is their coffee flight, so you can get a few different coffee types in in one morning.

Come nighttime and you’ll find you can get fresh, locally crafted beer at their brewhouse!

Tidal Creek is a space for all! Children can have a great time in the Kids Korner, while dogs can relax and play in the K-9 Korral – a dedicated dog run featuring a selfie station, fire hydrant, tire agility weave, rope jump, and various toys.


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About Natasha

Natasha moved to North Carolina for college years ago (but she's not trying to age herself here). Her days were spent reading a book on the beach and enjoying a cold glass of sweet tea in between classes at the University of North Carolina Wilmington. Upon graduation, she met her partner, Cameron, and they traveled the world together crossing 85 countries and seven continents. After, many years of international travel they settled down a bit and launched Lost in the Carolinas to share their experiences about and travel tips on South Carolina and North Carolina.

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