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Show your CAN card at the following businesses for understanding and supportive service.  Without a word, you get a discount AND these restaurants understand where to seat you and 1) you may have to leave at a moment’s notice 2) you may be bringing special food for a member of your family 3) you may have special requests when ordering and 4) your family member with Autism may have troubles sitting still, not make eye contact and may be non-verbal and are committed to helping you have an enjoyable meal.

Angelo’s Steak and Pasta 2311 S Kings Hwy, Myrtle Beach, SC 29577 Phone: (843) 626-2800.  Great steaks and an Italian Buffet, Angelo and his team are ready to serve.  Please call for reservations so they can ensure a great visit and meal.

Coastal Life Photography Phone (843) 504-6414  Autism-experienced, patient, fun and kind with a great eye! Show your CAN Card and a portion of the proceeds are donated to Champion Autism Network.

Golden Egg 415 US-17 BUS, Surfside Beach, SC 29575 Phone: (843) 238-4923.  Excellent breakfasts and accommodating staff, several gluten-free choices–gluten-free pancakes are GREAT!  Best times to go are between 6-9:30am and after 12:00pm. If you do happen to go when there is a wait, show your CAN card and get preferential seating.  

Hamburger Joe’s 1410 Hwy 17 S, Surfside Beach SC  29575 Phone: (843) 215-9052.  Friendly staff, relaxed environment and great burgers.  To minimize wait time and overstimulation, best times to go are between 3-5pm. 10% off when you show your CAN card.

Jimmyz Hibachi Surfside Beach 670 Hwy 17 S, Surfside Beach SC  29575 Phone: (843) 238-8008.   A bit cavernous and dim inside but owner Johnny Jackson aims to please with Chicken nuggets and french fries available upon request and 10% off when you show your CAN card. PLUS free delivery in Surfside!

Johnny D’s Waffles and Bakery  3301 N Kings Hwy, Myrtle Beach, SC 29577  Phone (843) 448-6789.  Great place and super supportive of the Autism Community, however, the restaurant itself is tough sensory friendly-wise when crowded.  Peak times are 10:30-12:30.  If there is a wait, show your CAN card and get preferential seating AND 10% off.

Myrtle Beach Skywheel 1110 North Ocean Blvd Myrtle Beach, SC 2957
SkyWheel is a 187-foot tall (57.0 m)[2] Ferris wheel in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. When it opened on 20 May 2011 it was the second-tallest extant Ferris wheel in North America, after the 212-foot (64.6 m) Texas Star in Dallas, and the tallest wheel in the United States east of the Mississippi River. Skywheel has “42 glass-enclosed, temperature controlled gondolas” described as “ballooned-out square”,[5] each with seating for six passengers. Show your CAN card and you go to the head of the line.

Myrtle Beach Speedway 455 Hospitality Ln, Myrtle Beach, SC   NASCAR and children may seem like an oxymoron, but this organization is a HUGE supporter of Autism, sponsoring the CAN Sensory Friendly Suite!  The Suite is air conditioned, has a bathroom and makes the races totally enjoyable with the noise level reduced dramatically!  Check it out!!  Show your CAN card at the ticket booth and get a wrist band that gives you access to the CAN Suite.

The Myrtle Beach Speedway also offers NASCAR Racing Experiences including Pace Car Rides (a Ford Mustang with regular seat belts, up to 3 people can go), real NASCAR rides and Drive a real NASCAR experience.

Oceans Edge Salon and Spa  818 Surfside Dr, Surfside Beach, SC 29575  Phone (843) 213-1116.  Located in the center of Surfside, get pampered or a new look!  10% off when you show your CAN card.

Ole Fashion Ice Cream Parlor 665 US-17 BUS, Surfside Beach, SC 29575  Phone (843) 742-8093. Try to go during off-peak times. Thursday is BOGO banana splits! 10% off when you show your CAN card.

Simply Southern Smokehouse 1913 Mr. Joe White Ave, Myrtle Beach, SC 29577 Phone: (843) 839-1913.  If your child would like French fries, or needs a special accommodation, do not hesitate to ask.  Simply Southern is the newest addition to fix-your-own-plate buffet styled eateries in the area. With a nice selection of sides and entree dishes, you definitely won’t leave hungry. And desserts too for those of you that leave a little room to satisfy your sweet tooth. And it’s quite a value as well priced just under $8 for lunch and just over $10 for dinner. Kids are even less. Free drink when you mention CAN or show your CAN card.

Surf Diner 11 S Ocean Blvd, Surfside Beach SC 29575  Phone: (843) 712-1850.  Ocean front dining at the Surfside Beach Pier. 10% off when you show your CAN card.