Picture this: a warm summers’ day, enjoying a cookout with family and friends. The best part of it all? Biting into a mouthwatering frankfurter with all the fixins’. Although they can be consumed year round, the summer months are the best time to grill up this American classic. In fact, Americans love hot dogs so much, we decided to give them their own national month! National Hot Dog Month falls right in the middle of summer, July.
Luckily, Myrtle Beach, South Carolina has various locations where you can find these delicious weenies. Located just a few miles inland, Charlie Graingers is one of the most affordable hotdog joints around. The menu consists of a vast selection of hotdogs. You can go the original route and order something like mustard and sauerkraut as your toppings. However, if you’re feeling a little adventurous, this eatery gives you a selection of toppings that may seem like a unique combination, but don’t knock it til’ you try it! You can expect toppings such as spicy peppers, Jamaican relish, pimento cheese and much more. Charlie Graingers delivers a modern, family-friendly atmosphere. For a different experience, the seating arrangement is strictly bar stools against the wall. If you’re in the mood for a unique hot dog experience Charlie Grainers is the perfect stop during your trip.
Another hot dog joint to check out is Peaches Corner, a family-friendly restaurant located on the Myrtle Beach boardwalk and just a short walk from the beach. This hometown favorite has been around since 1937 and hasn’t changed owners since! These famous hot dogs can be topped off with condiments such as, chili, mustard, onions and sauerkraut. Peaches is known to bring the feelings of nostalgia to its customers. Once inside, you will surely reminisce on enjoying a dog by the beach as a kid! If you decide to check it out, make sure you leave room for dessert because Peaches’ also has a vast selection of ice cream flavors to enjoy. This mom-and-pop restaurant has been able to withstand the change of time and remains one of Myrtle Beach’s famous hole-in-the-wall hot spots.
Lastly, Burky’s Grill is a family-friendly restaurant that provides the 1950s vibe, with retro booths that make you feel like you’re in a diner. From delicious hot dogs and Cincinnati Chili, to fried bologna and barbeque, your eyes are guaranteed to gloss over while trying to make a selection. Grab an old fashioned root beer float and a hotdog and head to the beach as Burky’s Grill is conveniently located just a short walk from the boulevard.
Celebrating traditional American food is something that Myrtle Beach takes pride in. National Hot Dog Month can be enjoyed at these delicious restaurants, which will guarantee something for the whole family to enjoy. Looking for the perfect place to stay after a belly full of hot dog goodness? An oceanfront Myrtle Beach vacation rental provided by Oceana Resorts is the perfect place to relax and enjoy an ocean view after a big hot dog feast.