The newest hot spot at the beach is Big Chill Island House, a two-floor, indoor-outdoor restaurant space is making quite the statement in Barefoot Landing. We’ve got some behind-the-scenes look at this exciting North Myrtle Beach restaurant located just steps away from some of your favorite North Myrtle Beach condos!

Big Chill Island House Restaurant

Located waterfront on the Intracoastal Waterway, Big Chill is a beauty, boasting a boho-coastal design, complete with wicker and rattan basket lighting, a light, airy layout, wood accents, and live, tropical greenery throughout. The first-floor deck wraps around the trunk of a magical live oak and features a massive waterfront bar, an alfresco dining area, and lounge sectionals; the second-floor balcony features another bar, lounge, and dining areas, and a private speakeasy-like room. It’s an inviting, comfortable house you’ll want to kick back in (inside or out) and enjoy the Southern hospitality served.

Big Chill Island House Menu

Their island-inspired menu is a collection of creative dishes that blend land and sea options. Starters include empanadas, Mexi-Cali corn; Aloha fries topped with spicy mayo, shaved sweet onions, jalapenos, scallions, and tuna poke; Kalua pork sliders, and rum hot honey wings. Salad and sandwich options include the Island Bowl tossed with sofrito-sauced shrimp, hushpuppies, and more, and the blackened mahi Islander sandwich. And signature entrees include the Birria Beef Ramen, ceviches, lobster roll, banana leaf mahi mahi, and much more.

Big Chill Island House Drinks

Big Chill’s bar offers its own menu of delicious tropical libations, such as the Painkilla (think pina colada), Island House Rum Runner, and Sunset Margarita that you can sip on while drinking in breathtaking views of the sunset over the waterway. Or have the bar staff shake things up with a handcrafted cocktail from any of the many rums and tequilas listed. 

Big Chill Island House Location

Big Chill Island House is located in Barefoot Landing at 4736 Hwy 17 S. along the Intracoastal Waterway. Hours are Sunday through Thursday, 11 a.m. to 10 p.m., and Friday and Saturday, 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. For more information, visit

North Myrtle Beach Condos Near Big Chill Island House

Located just across the Intracoastal Waterway is the beautiful North Tower at Barefoot Resort – home to one of the largest swimming pools in the state! Unwind in your luxurious waterfront condo or outside on your private balcony. If you’re in the mood for golf, there are four world-class courses available right on the property!

By: Ashley Daniels