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Fine Dining

Amos Mosquito's

Amos Mosquito’s is a casual, fine dining restaurant that serves an eclectic, made from scratch menu. We have a unique, outdoorsy décor and a covered patio overlooking Bogue Sound.

View Website 703 E. Fort Macon Rd.
Atlantic Beach, NC 28512
(252) 247-6222


Our menu is created to bring you the freshest seasonal items available presented with a creative touch. Aqua’s small plates offer you an exciting array of tastes in ‘just right” portions ideal for passing around the table or enjoying two or three as a full meal. Aqua’s Big Plates feature the freshest North Carolina seafood and Choice Beef Filet, as well as local produce when it’s seasonally available. Aqua prides itself on offering fresh, local products and supporting our local fisherman and farmers.

View Website 114 Middle Ln.
Beaufort, NC 28516
(252) 728-7777

Beaufort Grocery Co.

The Beaufort Grocery Company Located in Beaufort's Historic District on Queen Street, between Front and Ann Streets, the Beaufort Grocery Company brings subtle grace and charm reminiscent of a French country Bistro to the local scene.

View Website 117 Queen St.
Beaufort, NC 28516
(252) 728-3899

Bistro By The Sea

The Bistro-by-the-Sea Restaurant and Private Banquet Facility is owned and operated by the husband and wife team of Chef Tim Coyne, and General Manager Libby Eaton. We are conveniently located on Hwy 70 within a short walk to the Hampton Inn which is located on the water of Bogue Sound of Morehead City.

View Website 4301 Arendell St.
Morehead City, NC 28557
(252) 247-2777

Blue Moon Bistro

Casual Dining in a fine Historic Setting in the Heart of Downtown Beaufort

View Website 119 Queen St.
Beaufort, NC 28516
(252) 728-5800

Circa 81

Focusing on providing guests with a great dining experience is what we do. Using some of the best ingredients from local providers, Circa 81 takes pride in offering a farm / sea to table menu as much as possible, supporting local fishermen and farmers. Scroll down for a list of some of our purveyors. Circa 81 is also a member of the Carteret Catch program.

View Website 4650 Arendell Street
Morehead City, NC 28557
(252) 648-8300

Clawson's 1905 Restaurant & Pub

View Website 425 Front St.
Beaufort, NC 28516
(252) 728-2133

Floyd's 1921

Shana Olmstead

View Website 400 Bridges Street
Morehead City, NC 28557
(252) 727-1921

Front Street Grill at Stillwater Cafe

Great food and a coastal ambiance, can only equal an extraordinary dining experience! Front Street Grill at Stillwater is located in the renovated historic Topsail marine boathouse on the beautiful Beaufort Waterfront.

View Website 300 Front St.
Beaufort, NC 28516
(252) 728-4956

Island Grille

This is your beach hideaway, where fine dining combines with a casual Oceanside ambiance to provide you with an unforgettable evening. Spotlighted in Southern Living Magazine, NC Boating Lifestyle Magazine, Metro, and This Week Publications, The Island Grille enjoys a well-earned reputation as a favorite wine-and-dine haven for locals and vacationers alike.

View Website 401 Money Island Dr.
Atlantic Beach, NC 28512
(252) 240-0000

Jackie's American Grill

Accommodates 75 inside or 30 outside

View Website 9106 Coast Guard Road
Emerald Isle, NC 28594
(252) 354-8111

Kathryn's Bistro & Martini Bar

Voted #1 Fine Dining in the Crystal Coast two years in a row, Kathryn’s offers first-class service and an incomparable menu. Kathryn’s is committed to ensuring a dining experience to remember. Visit Emerald Isle’s premier restaurant tonight to find out why diners are raving about Kathryn’s Bistro & Martini Bar!

View Website 8002 Emerald Drive
Emerald Isle, NC 28594
(252) 354-6200

Parrott's on 11th

105 S. 11th Street
Morehead City, NC 28557
(252) 773-0532

Soundside Steak & Seafood

View Website 5000 Hwy 70 West
Morehead City, NC 28557
(252) 648-8298

Spouter Inn

View Website 218 Front St.
Beaufort, NC 28516
(252) 728-5190

Surfari Restaurant

View Website 2604 W. Fort Macon Road
Atlantic Beach, NC 28512
(252) 622-4854

The Cedars Restaurant

Open nightly for dinner starting at 5 pm. Reservations are recommended. The Cedars Inn Restaurant is also available for special luncheons, business meetings, receptions, and other catered events. Please contact us for more information.

View Website 305 Front Street
Beaufort, NC 28516
(252) 838-1463

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