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“It's the Entertainment Factor...”
Review of The Bowery

The Bowery
Ranked #161 of 880 Restaurants in Myrtle Beach
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $1 - $20
Cuisines: American, Bar, Pub
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Dining options: Late Night
Description: When you want a fun place to spend your night after a long day at the many attractions in the area, The Bowery is a must-see. An adult, relaxed atmosphere, this Myrtle Beach nightclub is the perfect place for those who want to kick back and unwind. Although there is a lot to this bar, these are some of the aspects that makes locals keep on coming: • Great rock and country music throughout the night.• A wide range of beers and mixed drinks to whet your palate.• Interesting people and fun bartenders make this a great place to make friends.Although The Bowery is best known for its atmosphere, there is a bit of history involved with this bar. If you’ve heard of the band Alabama, then you know that their music can really command a room. The Bowery is actually where Alabama got it's start and where they spent many nights entertaining those who came there. You can even hear this bar mentioned in some of their songs! If you love the band Alabama, then you’ll surely want to visit The Bowery to get a taste of history. Another great thing about this nightclub is its location. The Bowery is located at 110 9th Ave. North, in Myrtle Beach right on the ocean, very close to some top rated Myrtle Beach condos. You’re so close to the water that you can actually get a really good view of the Atlantic Ocean while you’re there. With all of these reasons, there’s no reason not to visit. Open 7 Days a week from 11am-until in season.
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“It's the Entertainment Factor...”
Reviewed August 6, 2014 via mobile

It ain't the food, and it ain't the beer, it's the EXPERIENCE that gets 4 stars from me! First of all the Bowery doesn't serve food. Food is served at the restaurant next door named Duffys at The Bowery. When my wife and I visited on a Monday night we had already eaten, so we can't make any judgments on the food.

The Bowery only serves 4 things; beer, wine, cola and water. The bartender made that pretty clear and my wife picked up on that right away. I'm not the most attentive person to details in the world so I ordered a Coors Light for her and a Budweiser for me. The puzzled look on the bartender's face puzzled me, but I finally figured it out- there are only two choices of beer here: take it or leave it. The beer is an un-named unknown brand, and to me it wasn't really all that good.

But it's the experience that makes a visit to the Bowery worthwhile. Lee Travis & The Bounty Hunters pay here 6 nights a week and are very good and very entertaining, combining a mix of requested songs with country classics, honky-tonk, new country, and rock-n-roll.

Just So You Know:
• $3 cover charge to get through the door.
• They'll tell you that they don't get paid to work there, so they often mention the tip jar, and even bring around a tip bucket a couple of times during the night. We didn't mind that, everybody needs to make a living, the entertainment of the band and watching the crowd was worth it.
• Our only real complaint seems somewhat petty, but others have mentioned it too: the VERY annoying harsh metallic banging sound frequently all night long. There's a pitcher hanging from a chain over the bar and far as I can tell, the bartenders whack this with a bat to signal the servers that a drink order is ready for pickup.

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Toano, Virginia
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28 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Surprised”
Reviewed August 5, 2014 via mobile

First time and won't be the last. Food and music was great! Service was as expected and fit the place that can say it started the band Alabama.

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“The Bowery Literally Rocks!”
Reviewed July 30, 2014 via mobile

My wife and I went to The Bowery last night for the first time in years. It hasn't changed a bit... And that is a great thing. Great music, cold beer and a awesome atmosphere. What else could you ask for? Check that place off of your bucket list.

Visited July 2014
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Peoria
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Too much fun!!”
Reviewed July 30, 2014 via mobile

If you love live, country music and cheap draft beer- this is the place to go. We went on a Tuesday, crowd was good. Beer is 2.75, CASH only! We will be back!

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Northern Ohio
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“If the locals go, it must be good!”
Reviewed July 27, 2014

1.50 draft beer at happy hour, great staff, watched the cook scrub his hands like a surgeon. Laid back atmosphere, nice low key place.

Visited July 2014
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