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Restaurants and Bars with Live Music in Pawleys Island

By Marissa Polascak • December 08, 2016

Love music but don’t know where to go in Pawleys Island to see a live band? Pawleys Island and the nearby fishing village of Murrells Inlet are both home to several bars and restaurants that host live music throughout the year. While you’re in town, check out the following places to catch some live music:

bisQit & bisQit Little

10880 Ocean Hwy, Pawleys Island • (843) 979-2747

Located at the Hammock Shops Village of Pawleys Island, bisQit is a family-friendly restaurant that cooks up mouthwatering, made from scratch biscuits for the morning, as well as juicy burgers for lunch and dinner. And, on top of amazing food, bisQit also offers live music from time to time. Sink your teeth into one of bisQit’s burgers or sip on a shake while enjoying the sweet sounds of acoustic music out on the patio.

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3979 US-17 Business, Murrells Inlet • (843) 651-2888

The Murrells Inlet MarshWalk is always a great hotspot for great food, awesome drinks, and fun nightlife, and Bovine’s is included in a list of MarshWalk restaurants that host live music. Guests can arrive by boat (yes, there’s a dock), by car, or by foot, to enjoy great food and live music at Bovine’s. The menu here includes upscale items such as steaks and seafood, as well as a long list of sandwiches, wood fired pizzas, salads, and more.

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Bubba’s Love Shak

4037 US-17 BUS, Murrells Inlet • (843) 651-5850

Feel the love at Bubba’s Love Shak on the Murrells Inlet MarshWalk. This fun spot is great to grab a bite to eat with friends and catch some live music on the waterfront. In addition to hosting live musicians multiple days a week, guests at Bubba’s Love Shak can also check out Fun Time Trivia on Mondays. Bubba’s Love Shak is open for lunch and dinner, serving appetizers, burgers, flatbreads, sandwiches, seafood, and many other delectable options.

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Creek Ratz

4065 US-17 BUS, Murrells Inlet • (843) 357-2891

Don’t worry; there aren’t any rats here. Creek Ratz is a term of endearment for kids who grew up in Murrells Inlet, but it is also the name of a casual MarshWalk eatery that hosts live music each week. Grab your family or friends (or both) and head out to Creek Ratz for some delicious grub. The menu here features items such as appetizers, soups, salads, seafood, pizza, sandwiches, burgers, raw bar selections, and more.

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Dead Dog Saloon

4079 US Highway 17 Business, Murrells Inlet • (843) 651-0664

Dead Dog Saloon is another waterfront restaurant that is located on the beautiful Murrells Inlet MarshWalk. This full-service, family-friendly restaurant serves lunch and dinner, and the menu here is seemingly endless. Feast on appetizers, steaks, tacos, seafood, BBQ, sandwiches, soups, salads, and more, while relaxing and listening to some good ol’ live music throughout the week.

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Drunken Jack’s

4031 U.S. 17 Business, Murrells Inlet • (843) 651-2044

Arrgh mateys! Get in the pirate spirit at Drunken Jack’s on the Murrells Inlet MarshWalk! This pirate-themed restaurant hosts live entertainment throughout the week in their lounge, featuring locals artists for your enjoyment. The food here is delicious, and the menu features tons of seafood and steak options. For dinner, try a seafood entrée or a specialty such as the Steak Neptune (two filet medallions topped with grilled shrimp, scallops, and lobster meat, finished with lobster cream sauce).

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Island Bar and Grill

10744 Ocean Highway, Pawleys Island • 235-3399

Island Bar & Grill is a hot spot for live music, located in the Village Shops in Pawleys Island. Known for casual dining, live entertainment, and a great sports bar, Island Bar & Grill is a great place to take your family and friends for a fun evening out. The menu at Island Bar & Grill has something for everyone; from a variety of appetizers to burgers, wings, wraps, sandwiches, quesadillas, and more, you won’t leave here hungry.

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Pawleys Island Tavern

10635 Ocean Highway, Pawleys Island • (843) 237-8465

The Pawleys Island Tavern, also known as the PIT by locals, is a family-friendly restaurant that is an awesome spot for nightlife and live music. This local hangout hosts live bands almost every Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday throughout the year. PIT’s menu features a mixture of delicious bar eats, as well as Lowcountry cuisine and fresh seafood.

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The Burger Stop

13088 Ocean Hwy Unit 3, Pawleys Island • (843) 237-2222

This restaurant may not look like much from the outside, but The Burger Stop in Pawleys Island is quit the rockin’ place. This rock and roll themed burger joint not only has a menu inspired by music, but this establishment has quickly become a place to catch live rock bands. In addition to live original music, The Burger Stop also hosts Wednesday Night Open Jams each week.

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Wahoo’s Fish House

3993 US-17 BUS, Murrells Inlet • (843) 651-5800

Yet another Murrells Inlet MarshWalk establishment known for hosting live musicians is Wahoo’s Fish House. This upscale yet warm restaurant provides guests with a friendly atmosphere, top-notch cuisine, and great entertainment. Sure, you can dine in the main dining room, but if you want a good seat for the band, then opt to sit out on the deck while digging into some freshly caught seafood.

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