GSDG Duffy Street Seafood Shack on Main St

Duffy Street Grill is an easygoing bar & grill where patrons throw peanut shells on the floor. They offer a seafood-focused menu.

Grand Strand Dining Group is a family-owned and operated private corporation. We currently have seven restaurants, all of which are located in North Myrtle Beach.  We have six concepts: two of our restaurants are called Duffy Street Seafood Shack.  Duffy Street is a fun, family-friendly atmosphere and has a laid-back low-country style.  Our second concept is Buoy's Beach Bar & Grill (formerly known as Hot Diggity Diner) a family-friendly, casual seafood restaurant located on the beach. Third, is Senor Willie's Taco Shack, a walk-up counter serving delicious Mexican food in the heart of the Ocean Drive area in North Myrtle Beach. Fourth, Flounders Fish House is a contemporary casual restaurant serving a variety of seafood specialties and is located near the corner of Sea Mountain Highway and Ocean Boulevard. The top deck provides beautiful ocean views.  Fifth, Tilghman Pool Bar and Grill provides excellent food and drink for those staying at Tilghman Resort in North Myrtle Beach and sixth, Sugar Baby's Donut Factory on Main Street has the best handmade donuts and coffee on the beach.


Reasons to join us this season:

·              Work in a fun, fast-paced restaurant with friendly staff!

·              Housing is provided for $80 per week!

·              Enjoy the warm weather and beautiful beaches on your day off!


What our participants have to say:

“Now that my Work and Travel Program is almost done, I will miss it. I want to recommend this to all of my friends for them not only to enjoy and travel USA but to learn more which can help them to be a better person.”

– Melissa, Philippines


“I like living here, the people are friendly and I like that I am near the ocean. It’s a great opportunity to meet and know people from another country or culture.” – Iuliana, Romania


About North Myrtle Beach, South Carolina:

North Myrtle Beach is about 30 minutes north from downtown Myrtle Beach. North Myrtle Beach is a family-oriented vacation spot and a little slower pace than downtown Myrtle Beach. The area is its own community centered on Main Street with shops, restaurants, and 9 miles of beautiful beaches. There is no public transportation between Myrtle Beach and North Myrtle Beach and very limited public transportation in North Myrtle Beach.

Students love working in North Myrtle Beach where they will join hundreds of other Work and Travel students. The local community in North Myrtle Beach is very supportive of students and enjoys involving them in local festivities and events. Visit the Myrtle Beach ISOP website to find out more information about the Myrtle Beach area, local safety, housing, and transportation information as well as fun events that are planned.

For more information visit:

TripAdvisor - Things to Do in North Myrtle Beach

Myrtle Beach ISOP Website

Myrtle Beach ISOP - Facebook

North Myrtle Beach Chamber of Commerce

Myrtle Beach Area Tourism Website

City of North Myrtle Beach Website


Myrtle Beach Weather:

Myrtle Beach is best for sun lovers from late May through the end of September. July and August are the hottest months, but sea breezes make temperatures in the 30s Celsius bearable. For more information about the weather, please visit:

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How to Get There

Students MUST email employer their arrival information before they depart for the United States. There are three major airports nearby you can fly to: Charleston, South Carolina (CHS), Charlotte, North Carolina (CLT), or Myrtle Beach, South Carolina (MYR). If flying into Myrtle Beach Airport, arrive between the hours of 9am and 11pm and the employer will arrange to pick you up. Please let employer know 2 weeks in advance what your arrival date is. If you fly to another airport not in Myrtle Beach, you can take a bus to Myrtle Beach. Please see the job profile for more detailed information.