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Seafood

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

Aqua

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

Blackbeard's Grill & Grog

Blackbeard's Grill and Grog is dedicated to serving quality foods that are prepared fresh using only local seafood and other ingredients. Local owners, who fished the area's waters most their lives are dedicated to receiving the freshest seafood from their friends, family, and other harvesters in Eastern North Carolina. Without a doubt when you ask what our grill is known for the answer is simply, North Carolina Seafood. We are bringing fresh ingredients one step further, by incorportating them in our cocktails! Our Rum infusions will bring Caribbean flavors to the Crystal Coast.

1644 Live Oak St
Beaufort, NC 28516
(252) 728-3335

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

Calypso North

We offer a unique balance of spice and fruit, hot and cool, sweet and sour and the past, present and future of our cusine which we hope is as visual and stimulating as a Caribbean sunset.

View Website 1103 North 20th Street
Morehead City, NC 28557
(252) 247-9600

Capt. Bill's Waterfront Restaurant

John & Diane Poag

View Website 701 Evans Street
Morehead City, NC 28557
(252) 726-2166

Captain's Choice Restaurant

977 Harkers Island Rd.
Harkers Island, NC 28531
(252) 728-7122

Captain's Table

4109 Arendell St.
Morehead City, NC 28557
(252) 726-0253

Channel Marker

Since its establishment at the foot of the Atlantic Causeway Bridge in 1981, the historic Channel Marker Restaurant has become a staple in the minds of locals and tourists alike. Open 7 days a week for lunch and dinner.

View Website 718 Atlantic Beach Cswy.
Atlantic Beach, NC 28512
(252) 247-2344

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

City Kitchen

View Website 105 S. 11th Street
Morehead City, NC 28557
252-648-8141

Clamdigger Restaurant

Our restaurant features local seafood dishes, homemade dinners of the South and daily breakfast, lunch and dinner specials. We also have full ABC permits, and our lounge features daily drink specials and DJs on the weekends.

View Website 511 Salter Path Rd.
Atlantic Beach, NC 28512
(252) 247-4155

Clawson's 1905 Restaurant & Pub

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

Crab Shack

View Website 146 Headen Ln.
Salter Path, NC 28575
(252) 247-3444

Dock House Restaurant

The Dockhouse Restaurant was established in 1978. The Dockhouse, as the locals call it, has been serving the folks in Beaufort, North Carolina on the beautiful waterfront over looking Taylor's Creek for over 30 years. The Dockhouse is a well known spot for listening to live music in Carteret County. Check out our music calendar for events on our boardwalk or in our newly renovated upstairs lounge. If you are looking for a cool place to eat you have found the spot. Dine inside or out on our patio overlooking the wild ponies on Carrot Island and the Rachel Carlson Reserve across Taylor's Creek.

View Website 500 Front St.
Beaufort, NC 28516
(252) 728-4506

Driftwood Motel & Restaurant

View Website 3575 Cedar Island Rd.
Cedar Island, NC 28520
(252) 225-4861

Finz Grill & Eatery

Located on the Historic Beaufort, NC Waterfront, FINZ GRILL serves world class Seafood, Steaks, Burgers, Wraps, Soups, Salads and More for lunch and dinner. While dining with us, relax, enjoy the view and the ambiance of our facility.

View Website 330 Front St.
Beaufort, NC 28516
(252) 728-7459

Flipperz

Serving Emerald Isle, North Carolina since 2001, Our menu contains a variety of dishes, specializing in seafood, steaks, salads, and sandwiches. Flipperz offers customers a cozy dining experience for all ages.

View Website 311 Mangrove Dr.
Emerald Isle, NC 28594
(252) 354-7775

Frank & Clara's

View Website 1440 Salter Path Road
Salter Path, NC 28575
252-247-2788

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

Frost Seafood House

Sitting in the heart of Bogue Banks is Frost Seafood House, the premier family-oriented restaurant serving not only Bogue Banks, but the surrounding mainland. You'll not only find breakfast, lunch and dinner but an atmosphere that you just can't stand to leave and can't wait to get back to! We cater to parties of any size; from the fisherman getting some coffee before a long day at the pier to a party of over 40 needing their own private room!

View Website 1300 Salter Path Rd
Salter Path, NC 28575
(252) 247-3202

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

Jordan's House Of Seafood

Located at the corner of Emerald Dr. and Bogue Inlet Dr. in the heart of Emerald Isle, NC. We have the best shrimpburger on the island!

View Website 8106 Emerald Dr.
Emerald Isle, NC 28594
(252) 354-5722

McCurdy's On Moonlight Bay

We are proud to be the only location in Atlantic Beach, NC that offers sunsets while dining outside on our covered deck. We specialize in Charcoal Grilled Seafood and In-House Aged Steaks. We also offer unique pasta dishes, crab cakes, crab legs, ribs & even offer a bar menu. So, come in, sit down, and relax on our covered deck and enjoy the view of Moonlight Bay and some of the most beautiful sunsets while dining over the water!

View Website 505 Atlantic Beach Cswy.
Atlantic Beach, NC 28512
(252) 808-3663

Musashi Japanese Steak & Seafood Restaurant

4330 Arendell St. # B
Morehead City, NC 28557
(252) 240-3431

Old Salt Restaurant

Old Salt is a family restaurant committed to great local seafood and incredible service. Everything here is made fresh under the supervision of our wonderful chef Louis Lindic. There are a selection of dessert, lunch, and dinner specials made daily in addition to our regular menu. We also have a wonderful bar in our establishment where we will be happy to make drinks according to your specifications or our own wonderful recipes! We look forward to serving you!

View Website 133 Turner Street
Beaufort, NC 28516
(252) 728-2002

Queen Anne's Revenge

View Website 510 Front Street Unit 1
Beaufort, NC 28516
(252) 504-7272

Red Fish Grill

711-B Evans Street
Morehead City, NC 28557
(252) 648-8269

Ruddy Ducks

Ruddy Duck Tavern serves hamburgers, flounder, crispy duck and everything in between. No matter which fare you choose, you are sure to have a meal bursting with flavor. Ruddy Duck Tavern serves only fresh local seafood.

View Website 509 Evans Street
Morehead City, NC 28557
(252) 726-7500

Sammy's Seafood House & Oyster Bar

Sammy's Seafood House & Oyster Bar is specializes in Fresh Local Seafood. We have Fresh Local Greentails, Fresh Local Oysters, Fresh Local Flounder, and more. Come out tonight and enjoy our relaxing atmosphere and some of the best Fresh Local Seafood on The Crystal Coast.

View Website 109 S. 6th Street
Morehead City, NC 28557
(252) 648-8399

Sanitary Fish Market & Seafood Restaurant

A coastal landmark on the Morehead City waterfront since 1938, open seven days a week.

View Website 501 Evans St.
Morehead City, NC 28557
(252) 247-3111

Sea Side Galley

311 Island Rd.
Harkers Island, NC 28531
(252) 728-6171

Shark Shack

Great Tranquil Atmosphere. Outdoor seating with great daily food and beer specials. Live Music on the Weekends and Cornhole ready for any day of the week!

100 S. Durham Avenue
Atlantic Beach, NC 28512
(252) 726-3313

Skipper's Cove

208 E. Fort Macon Rd.
Atlantic Beach, NC 28512
(252) 726-3023

Snapperz Grill & Steam Bar

Fresh seafood, sandwiches, salads and more.

View Website 3710 Arendell Street
Morehead City, NC 28557
(252) 240-1313

Soundside Steak & Seafood

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

Spouter Inn

Located in Historic Beaufort, North Carolina, The Spouter Inn offers a fabulous meal in a charming relaxing waterfront setting. Panoramic views of Taylor's Creek, island horses, porpoise and sunsets compliment your dining experience.

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

T & W Oyster Bar

Earl is Back! The T&W is back under the old ownership of Earl Taylor. We have brought back the original menu and some old faces.

2383 Highway 58
Swarnsboro, NC 28584
(252) 393-8838

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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