Broadway at the Beach is growing agin! New restaurants currently being built include Dave & Busters, Paula Deen’s Family Kitchen, and Carolina Ale House. There are also some stores, new attractions and other current stores going under renovations. So many new things to do and places places to eat and enjoy.
Dave & Buster’s, the highly-anticipated restaurant and entertainment venue is known for its chef-crafted menu, innovative cocktails, the latest games and ultimate sports viewing.
Paula Deen’s Family Kitchen, a Southern, family-style, full-service restaurant will be located in the Charleston Boardwalk area on the 29th Avenue North side of Broadway at the Beach. Serving breakfast, lunch and dinner, it will feature Deen family recipes along with an outstanding view of Lake Broadway.
Carolina Ale House will be located next door to Legends In Concert. It will offer a vast menu of everything from appetizers, soups and salads to tacos, pizzas, burgers and wings.
A new attraction has recently opened in Pavilion Park West. It is a 118-foot-tall Ferris Wheel featuring 24 open-air gondolas, LED lighting and a fabulous view of Broadway at the Beach, as well as the surrounding area. The Ferris Wheel is open daily at 1 p.m. (weather permitting).
There are new specialty shops, too. Sand & Sun and a second Splash Fresh Bath & Body both recently opened in the Charleston Boardwalk area near Ripley’s Aquarium. Sand & Sun features summer shoes for the entire family, including popular brands like Rainbow and Sanuk. Splash Fresh Bath & Body features a variety of “smell good” items, including bath bombs, soaps, bubble bars, shower gels, shampoos, body lotions, hand and foot care, as well as other bath and shower products.
In the New England Fishing Village, you’ll find new additions – Southern Connection and Flip Flop Factory. Southern Connection offers apparel, unique items for the home, accessories for the beach and more, and features brands like Simply Southern and ‘Merican Proper. At Flip Flop Factory, you can design and make your own Flip Flops for the entire family.
A second Beef Jerky Store location recently opened near Ron Jon Surf Shop. It offers guests the opportunity to sample the many flavors and styles of jerky as well as purchase other non-jerky snacks.
Other specialty shops planning to open later this spring include Southern Candle Studio and Cariloha.
Other venues are updating their locations. King Kong Sushi is undergoing renovations with plans to reopen later this spring, and Christmas at the Beach just reopened after updates in its store. Gemini Boutique, specializing in fashion and featuring brands like TOMS, Alex & Ani, Vera Bradley and many others, recently moved to a new, larger space next to Liberty Brewery & Grill.