About Us

"Celebrating Over 35 Years"

On the last Sunday in January, 1950, Bible Study classes were started by Dr. Carl E. Compton at the home of Donnie and Thelma Chestnut. For several weeks the living room, dining room, kitchen, and several other spaces were used for the gatherings. As attendance grew they had to search for a larger place to meet. Donnie offered the use of his tobacco packhouse just north of his home.

To publicize the meeting place they decided to place a sign with information as to the times of the services.  Dr. Carl Compton asked Donnie what they should call their meeting place. He replied, “Chestnutville, I suppose.” He failed to understand what he said and had “Chestnut Hill” placed on the sign. They used the names on church records, in newsletters, and in announcements. As a result, the name stuck.

The church activities continued for about three years. During that time, twenty-two people became members of the First Baptist Church in Myrtle Beach. The decision was made to encourage those attending Chestnut Hill Mission to become involved in services at the church since greater opportunities, particularly for the children and youth, were available there. Services ceased at Chestnut Hill, but the many people who attended meetings there continued in their faithfulness. If you look closely entering the area we know as “Restaurant Row” from either direction you will notice a small state highway sign declaring this area…”Chestnut Hill.”

We are located on the waterfront at 9922 HWY 17 North Kings Highway
Myrtle Beach, SC 29572 Just 2 miles north of the Carolina Opry.
Reservations are not required, but suggested. 843-449-3984

Hours of operation: Open 7 days a week year 'round with the exception of Christmas Day.


Dinner: 4:00-9:00 PM Mon-Sun
Early/Small Plate Menu: 7 days a week, 4:00-till close
Happy Hour: Daily in lounge only, 4:00-7:00pm
 Average Price - Early/Small Plates $13.50-$24.95
 Average Price - Dinner $19.95-$34.95
Children's Menu available

We offer fresh local seafood and the finest Mid-Western corn fed Beef, such as Ribeye, NY Strip, Filet Mignon, and Beef Tips. Other items include Alaskan King Crab Legs (out of season for 2023), Lobster Tails, Pork, Chicken, Veal, and Low Country Dishes. Vegetarian and Gluten free meals upon request. Just let us know about your dietary restrictions and we will be more than happy to prepare them for you. Every item is made to order. 

For groups and private dining call for personal assistance at 843-449-3984 or email chillrest@aol.com
Dress code is dressy to casual.  We are wheelchair accessible.  Our dining room and bar are non-smoking.
Beer/Wine/Alcohol is available 7 days a week.
We accept Visa, Mastercard, Discover, American Express, Google and Apple Pay

Dear Customer:

“Fresh,” “Homemade,” and “Local” are words often used to describe the various items found on so many restaurant menus in the Grand Strand area. Seldom are these repetitious terms truthful.

Here at Chestnut Hill, we do not compromise, “flower,” or misuse the wording on our menu; we simply produce the freshest, homemade foods found anywhere on the Strand. Naturally, this takes considerable time and effort to prepare so many items from scratch. We feel that there are no substitutes for quality.

Speaking for the entire staff, we would like to thank you for dining with us and hope that the memory of a most enjoyable meal will go with you.

Chris Lee