Aspen Grille in Myrtle Beach, SC is one of those prized locations that doesn’t look like much at all on the outside, but once you walk in, all that changes. The exterior of the restaurant is totally unimpressive as it sits at the end of a row of small shops in a strip mall. First time guests are very surprised once they step through the doors and see the candlelit tables with linen tablecloths, china, cloth napkins and glass stemware. This upscale dining opportunity has a romantic ambiance of warm dark wood, dim lighting and live music performed on a baby grand piano. Original artwork is displayed on the walls. Ask for an intimate table for a quiet sentimental dinner or a larger area for a group of friends. Aspen Grille in Myrtle Beach, SC is great for anniversaries, birthdays and other special occasions.
The owner and Chef Curry Martin received his culinary training at Johnson & Wales University based out of Providence, Rhode Island. He has experience in both the restaurant and wine industries in Napa Valley, North Carolina and France. Chef Martin produces some special creations each evening that sway from the regular menu for customers who appreciate exceptional dining. Aspen Grille has a commitment to quality, great service and a relaxing atmosphere all combined to provide a memorable and superb culinary exposure.
Appetizers use the simple to create tantalizing treats with choices like the Fried Green Tomatoes with crab meat, pancetta and Bearnaise sauce. They also serve fresh raw or fried oysters, Shrimp & Grits, Escargo, Seared Yellow Fin Tuna and Calamari. Savor the Crab and Corn Chowder or French Onion Soup or choose a salad of fresh greens, baby spinach, Classic Caesar or Beefsteak Tomato.
Entrees begin with exceptional steaks of Prime Filet, Prime Ribeye or Prime New York Strip. Veal Boca Chica is very tempting with veal, shrimp, sea scallops and a shallot cream sauce. Carolina Crab Cakes, Lobster & Shrimp Pasta, Atlantic Salmon and a Calabash Style Seafood Platter excite the palate with precise combinations of flavors. The fresh seafood is always a great choice. These creative dishes are accompanied by delectable items such as creamed spinach, lyonaisse potatoes, risotto, asparagus, roasted or mashed potatoes, savoy cabbage slaw and seasonal roasted vegetables. Entrees range from $19 for the Pan Roasted Chicken to $30 for the Filet. Additional sides are offered for $6 and include Grilled Mushrooms, Salted Jacket Potatoes, Stone Ground Grits and Fresh Cut Fries.
All menu options come highly recommended and the daily specials always add an extra touch of elegance. The Prime Ribeye is considered to be top-notch. As you can see, a meal at Aspen Grill can remain somewhat moderate in price or it can become quite expensive, it’s your choice. Make this a special outing and enjoy yourself with the food, service, atmosphere and company. Also, if you’re able to go before 5:30 ask if they still have their Early Bird Special Menu that offers specific meals at special prices.
Aspen Grille has an extensive wine list with selections from California, Italy, Germany, France, Australia and New Zealand. Wine by the glass is $6 to $15. Wine by the bottle ranges in price greatly according to quality and taste from $27 to $450 and everywhere in between.
For prime beef steaks that are melt in your mouth tender and cooked to perfection, fresh seafood that is out of this world tasty along with exceptional service, make your way to Aspen Grille in Myrtle Beach.
Aspen Grille commercial:
5101 North Kings Highway
Myrtle Beach, SC 29577
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