Do you want to eat like the locals in Myrtle Beach? The Grand Strand area has a lot of great foodie destinations, but if you miss this, you’ve MISSED a lot!
A Secret Bakery in Surfside Beach SC You Will Love!
You can because I am about to reveal what I believe to be a secret!
This bakery and cafe had me at Bagels!
Often you will hear tales about a ‘secret’ business and travel to it to be disappointed.
Well, I’ve been here and I know you WON’T be disappointed because it is simply the best of both bakery and cafe in one destination.
Secret Bakery in Surfside Beach SC: Interior
The Surfside Beach area is beautiful itself, as well as a great family destination.
That said, the secret bakery amplifies it, after all, what is better than baked goods on vacation?
Enter and aromatic house-roasted coffee beans will great your olfactory.
Your eyes will lock on the pastry case and you’ll be greeted by a friendly staff (they really are!)
When you finally turn around, you’ll see a very comfortable seating area.
Want to know the biggest secret about this Bakery & Cafe? Read on!
Honestly, The Secret Bakery in Surfside Beach SC is not Really a Secret!
In fact, so many people know about it that the bakery and cafe are always ‘full steam ahead’ busy.
Locals frequent it for the fresh-roasted coffee and the larger menu.
However, I am certain once I publish the article you will find it easily!
The Owner of the ‘Not So’ Secret Bakery in Surfside Beach SC
That’s Lee in the photo below!
It’s not really a secret but if you have not been to the Myrtle Beach area before it may be to you.
Those that know Bejamin’s Bakery frequent it!
There’s nothing I love more than a business owner who is super passionate about his business.
In fact, the only thing more exciting about an owner who loves their business is a welcoming owner & Lee is both!
Now you know the location of the secret bakery in Surfside Beach SC have you been there?
Did you know that Lee’s business is 4 businesses in one? Really! In fact, he’s cranking out pastries, bread, coffee, and bagels.
For those of you headed to Myrtle Beach South Carolina, Benjamin’s Bakery And Cafe is not to be missed.
Yes, there are dog biscuits too, after all, FIDO needs treats!
Here’s the secret to the success of the Secret Bakery in Surfside Beach SC: there’s nothing being created in his Bakery & Cafe that is made in there that he does not know the recipe.
In the back of the cafe, is a full-service retail bakery. Here he produces just what is ordered, keeping waste to a minimum. (LOVe this!!)
To be successful is to live within the balance of what is needed and no more and Lee’s bakery lives in that balance! Kudos for 25+ years!
Let’s take a gander at the backend of the business where orders are filled for local places!
Coffee Anyone?: Another part of the Secret Bakery in Surfside Beach SC
Lee, needed a bit more of a challenge so he started roasting his own coffee beans.
Yes, another part of the ‘secret’ of the success of Benjamin’s Bakery & Cafe!
It’s What You Don’t See That Makes The Secret Bakery in Surfside Beach
Behind the closed doors, in the back, is the baking facility.
Those items upfront that fill your belly, fill other bellies on an even BIGGER scale and you don’t even know!
Benjamin’s Bakery in Surfside Beach works hand in hand as a supplier of bread and baked goods for many restaurants and retailers along the Grand Strand.
Did you know that secret?
In the back, the bakery vans are loaded and deliveries go out each day!
So you might even be dining on the secret bakery in Surfside Beach SC bread at a restaurant and not even know it!
Bread – The Secret Bakery and Cafe – Benjamin’s Bakery!
Buy the bread, don’t forget to add some bagels to that order, they are the best bagels on the Grand Strand and F-R-E-S-H!
Watching the rolls being made, was hard because it smelled so good, I wanted to OPEN the doors and grab a fresh-baked roll.
Honestly seeing the behind-the-scenes only made me love it here all the more!
Don’t Worry About Your Lifestyle Menu – You’ll Find On-Trend Foods!
When I travel, one of the hardest things for me to do is to follow my daily food intake.
What I eat is not often served everywhere and it makes it difficult, so kudos to the Secret Bakery in Surfside SC (a.k.a. Benjamin’s Bakery) for making it possible to enjoy my norm on their freshly baked bagels!
Here is how trendy the bakery is: Yes, avocado smear on that bagel, and again, the bagels in this Secret Bakery in Surfside Beach SC are yummy!
Additionally, the Secret Bakery in Surfside Beach SC is eco-conscious and uses paper straws!
The Prize of My Trip To The Secrete Bakery in Surfside Beach SC
When You Get To The Secret Bakery in Surfside Beach SC…
Try the sweet tea, you will simply love it, southern and tasty!
Buy a bag of coffee to brew later, you can thank me when you savor it in your beach home, plus you are supporting small business!
Order bagels to go and don’t forget the bread!
Naturally, you’ll want a few donuts for the off the beach HANGRY moments!
I have ONE favor to ask. If you meet Lee give him a hug, he’s the sweetest man ever DANA ~ XO
My thanks to My Myrtle Beach for hosting my visit. All opinions and images are my own, based on my experience.