dine on the Crystal Coast

Few experiences stir the senses like dining on freshly caught seafood along the ocean’s edge. Our long history of fishing combined with North Carolina’s rich culinary culture has created a landscape of restaurants with roots as deep as the waters. Our Carteret Catch program even ensures you know which ingredients are caught or grown locally.

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Carteret Cafe

The Carteret Cafe is serving up the Best Breakfast and Lunch on the Crystal Coast. Located on highway 24 in Cape Carteret NC, the Carteret Cafe is convenient to Emerald Isle, Swansboro, and Morehead City NC. Everything at the Carteret Cafe is homemade and cooked to order. You’ll find that the Carteret Cafe has the best food around at reasonable prices. It’s just good ol down home cookin! The staff of the Carteret Cafe is ready to serve. With over 30 years of experience, they not only know how to cook it up, but also how to treat you right. So, when you’re on the Crystal Coast be sure to stop in to the Carteret Cafe and treat yourself to some homemade goodness with a side of southern hospitality.

1000 W. B. McLean Drive, Cape Carteret, NC 28584, United States

(252) 764-0304

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4 Corners Diner

Located in the heart of Atlantic Beach serving breakfast all day, along with classic diner menu items.

100 E. Fort Macon Rd., Atlantic Beach, NC 28512, United States

(252) 240-8855

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Amos Mosquito’s Restaurant & Bar

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.

703 E. Fort Macon Rd., Atlantic Beach, NC 28512, United States

252-247-6222

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China King

China King is located in Atlantic Beach, NC, right on the Crystal Coast. They are open for lunch and dinner, offering a variety of Asian food and takeout.

1010 W. Fort Macon Rd. # 23, Atlantic Beach, NC 28512, United States

(252) 808-3383

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Clam Digger Restaurant

Motorcoach Parking Available

511 Salter Path Rd., Atlantic Beach, NC 28512, United States

(252) 247-4155

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Crab’s Claw

Pastry and Executive Chef Antoinette M. Oberci (Toni) has an extensive background with food, wine and pastries.  She and her staff specialize in quality Fine Caribbean Cuisine,  preparing only the freshest “Hand Selected”  locally caught fish.  The Restaurant is admired by many who come year after year to enjoy creative dishes while  overlooking the Atlantic Ocean.  Established in 1997, Celebrating 18 Years on the Crystal Coast!

201 W. Atlantic Blvd., Atlantic Beach, NC 28512, United States

(252) 726-8222

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El Zarape Mexican Restaurant

El Zarape Mexican Restaurant is a family owned authentic Mexican restaurant that features delicious food and drinks made fresh to order daily.

204 Atlantic Beach Causeway, Atlantic Beach, NC 28512, United States

(252) 727-9410

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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.

401 Money Island Dr., Atlantic Beach, NC 28512, United States

(252) 240-0000

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Monkey Bar & Grill

Monkey Bar & Grill in Atlantic Beach NC has the best drinks in Atlantic Beach.

1010 West Fort Macon Road, unit 14, Atlantic Beach, NC 28512, United States

(252) 726-2552

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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, United States

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Aqua Restaurant

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.

114 Middle Ln., Beaufort, NC 28516, United States

(252) 728-7777

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The Beaufort Cafe

This Beaufort restaurant serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Beaufort Cafe is one of the best restaurants on the beautiful Beaufort waterfront.

817 Cedar Street, Beaufort, NC 28516, United States

(252) 728-4400

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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.

117 Queen St., Beaufort, NC 28516, United States

(252) 728-3899

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Clawson’s 1905 Restaurant & Pub

Clawson’s homemade kitchen is known for killer shrimp & grits, fresh seafood, certified Angus Beef burgers and our variety of “Pub Food,” fresh sandwiches and salads and desserts.

All year long our pub offers beer features and drink specials. Each month we feature one North Carolina brewery, and we kick it off with a free tasting on the first Friday of the month.

425 Front St., Beaufort, NC 28516, United States

(252) 728-2133

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Blackbeard’s Grill & Steam Bar

Blackbeard’s Grill & Steam Bar 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, United States

(252) 728-3335

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The Dock House Restaurant

The Dock House Restaurant was established in 1978. The Dock House, 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 Dock House 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.

500 Front St., Beaufort, NC 28516, United States

(252) 728-4506

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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.

330 Front St., Beaufort, NC 28516, United States

(252) 728-7459

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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.

300 Front St., Beaufort, NC 28516, United States

(252) 728-4956

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No Name Pizza & Subs

No Name Pizza & Subs is owned and operated by Chris, John, Zack Manousaridis and Billy Michailidis. They’ve been in the area and serving the community since 1982. Chris and his brothers Zack and John and Billy, are known throughout Carteret County for their hard work and dedication to the community and to their customers. They have helped and watched the area grow from a small community to the beautiful area it is now.

408 Live Oak St., Beaufort, NC 28516, United States

(252) 728-4956

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Ribeye’s Steakhouse of Beaufort

Located in Beaufort, each steak is served with an endless salad bar, choice of sweet or regular baked potato, and texas toast. We also serve our tasty “Simply Grilled” menu, consisting of your choices of grilled boneless chicken breast, grilled shrimp, grilled pork chop, and grilled salmon or tuna. Simply Grilled entrees are served with your choice of potato or steamed veggies and texas toast. Our fresh made endless salad bar may be added to Simply Grilled items for a small charge.

509 Front St., Beaufort, NC 28516, United States

(252) 728-6105

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Roland’s Barbecue

Roland’s Barbecue has become a staple for all things barbecue in Beaufort, NC and the surrounding areas over the last 25 years. We have taken our passion and taste for great barbecue to build something amazing. Roland’s has become known for amazing barbecue, chicken, and seafood, along with catering service that can’t be beat.

1507 Live Oak Street, Beaufort, NC 28516, United States

(252) 728-1953

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Royal James Cafe

The Royal James Café is a small destination located just off of Downtown Beaufort’s on-the-water Front Street, and is a local institution of sorts. A hang-out spot and restaurant since it was first opened more than 60 years ago, the café’s quiet exterior belies a fairly large restaurant as well as a slightly removed pool hall that’s filled with roughly a half dozen antique Brunswick pool tables. This makes Royal James Café a popular destination for the Happy Hour and evening crowd, but every day non-pool shark visitors can enjoy the establishment too, thanks to a hearty menu, rugged but inviting surroundings, and a casually laid-back atmosphere.

117 Turner St., Beaufort, NC 28516, United States

(252) 728-4573

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The Spouter Inn

Waterfront dining in historic Beaufort with panoramic views. Choice of indoor dining, bar or covered waterfront deck. Come relax in our bar and lounge area. Located in historic Beaufort, The Spouter Inn offers a fabulous meal in a charming, relaxing waterfront setting. Panoramic views of Taylor’s Creek, island horses, porpoises and sunsets compliment your dining experience.

218 Front St., Beaufort, NC 28516, United States

(252) 728-5190

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Captain’s Choice Restaurant

Situated at the center of picturesque Harkers Island, along Cape Lookout National Seashore, Captain’s Choice Restaurant was established May 16, 1986. Serving top quality food with prompt and courteous service is our main objective. Stop by for a visit. You’ll always be welcomed with a warm smile, a kind word, and we’ll always have a fresh pot of coffee on for guests just like you! Our buffet is a local favorite!

977 Harkers Island Rd., Harkers Island, NC 28531, United States

(252) 728-7122

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Seaside Galley

A casual lunch spot located in Harkers Island on the Crystal Coast. Great locally made clam chowder. The specials on the chalk board often offer their wonderful Oyster and Shrimp baskets. They make their own tartar sauce which is also great for dipping your French fries. Ms Mila Guthrie, a native downeaster, knows how to cook seafood and where to buy it locally: a recipe for a great meal at a great price. Good home cooking with a relaxed nautical atmosphere.

311 Harkers Island Rd., Harkers Island, NC 28531, United States

(252) 728-6171

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El Zarape Mexican Restaurant

El Zarape Mexican Restaurant is a family owned authentic Mexican restaurant that features delicious food and drinks made fresh to order daily.

8802 Reed Drive, Emerald Isle, NC 28594, United States

(252) 354-1120

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Flipperz Family Bar & Grill

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.

311 Mangrove Dr., Emerald Isle, NC 28594, United States

(252) 354-7775

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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!

8002 Emerald Drive, Emerald Isle, NC 28594, United States

(252) 354-6200

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Michaelangelo’s Pizza

We have been commiteed to satisfying our customers with great food and excellent service since 1989! We offer a wide variety of pizza, sandwiches and delicious Italian dishes for Lunch and Dinner.

8700 Emerald Dr., Emerald Isle, NC 28594, United States

(252) 354-7424

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Jackie’s American Grille

At Jackie’s you will enjoy wonderful appetizers, house specialties, gourmet burgers, fresh seafood and signature steaks prepared by Chef Lewis Clements and his talented crew. Fine cuisine, modern ambiance and impeccable service will enable a truly memorable dining experience. To complement the unique dining, Jackie’s bar offers a full dinner menu, specialty cocktails, premium wines, and a wide array of craft, domestic, and drafts to suit every palate. Or maybe the bar menu, great company and nightly events is what you’re craving.

Accommodates 75 inside or 30 outside.

9106 Coast Guard Road, Emerald Isle, NC 28594, United States

(252) 354-8111

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Ribeye’s Steakhouse of Cape Carteret

Ribeyes Steakhouse, located in Cape Carteret, NC, offers high-quality cuts of meat, several seafood selections and a salad bar made fresh every day.

104 Golfin Dolphin Drive, Cape Carteret, NC 28594, United States

(252) 393-2509

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RuckerJohns Restaurant and More

We are so pleased to welcome you to RuckerJohns! We are a family-owned business that first opened our doors in Emerald Isle over 25 years ago. Through the years our menu and locations have expanded, opening in Wilmington in 1993 and adding a third location in Greenville in 2008. As we have grown, our commitment to quality has remained the same. You can always expect fresh, delicious food made in-house daily. We cut our own fries, prepare our own salad greens and our dressings are homemade. We hand cut our steaks in-house and use Certified Angus Beef, even for our hand-pattied burgers. We use all-natural turkey and ham for our sandwiches, and our coffee is Certified Fair Trade. Everything is made to order, and your satisfaction is our utmost priority. If you have any special requests or dietary needs we are happy to accommodate you.

8700 Emerald Dr., Emerald Isle, NC 28594, United States

(252) 354-2413

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The Village Market

The Village Market is a locally owned gourmet deli and sandwich shop that has grown to be an inviting breakfast and lunch destination for the Emerald Isle community.

7802 Emerald Drive, Emerald Isle, NC 28594, United States

(252) 354-6592

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Beach Bumz Pub & Pizzaria

Beach Bumz Pub & Pizzaria is located in downtown Morehead City. We are a favorite with locals and tourists, offering a casual & fun dining atmosphere at a price that’s easy to swallow. In addition to our diverse menu, we offer new & exciting daily specials, along with a large selection of beer & wine.

515 Arendell Street, Morehead City, NC 28557, United States

(252) 726-7800

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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.

4301 Arendell St., Morehead City, NC 28557, United States

(252) 247-2777

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Buffalo Wild Wings

A sports bar serving up the best wings in town! 21 signature sauces & seasonings, weekly food specials, nightly drink specials, UFC, football, March Madness and more– see it all here.

5136 Highway 70 Suite B, Morehead City, NC 28557, United States

(252) 727-9191

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Captain’s Table

Located in the heart of Morehead City on the Crystal Coast, the Captains Table serves breakfast all day along with regular menu.

4109 Arendell St., Morehead City, NC 28557, United States

(252) 726-0253

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China Garden & Mongolian Grill

China Garden & Mongolian Grill in Morehead City offers authentic all-you-can-eat meals. Choose your meat and vegetables and let the chef cook your meal right in front of you.

2900 Arendell Street, Morehead City, NC, 28557

(252) 808-3398

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Circa 81

Focusing on providing guests with a great dining experience is our top priority at Circa 81. 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.

4650 Arendell Street, Morehead City, NC 28557, United States

(252) 648-8300

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Plaza Mexico Restaurant Bar & Grill

Swing by this cozy, kid-friendly Mexican restaurant that serves a delicious menu including small plates and vegetarian options. Located in Morehead City.

5167 Hwy 70 West Suite 60, Morehead City, NC 28557, United States

(252) 808-3700

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Floyd’s 1921

Since opening in 2005, Floyds 1921 Restaurant and Catering has become a local’s favorite for lunch, dinner, and catering.

The atmosphere at Floyds is half the dining experience. Housed in one of Morehead City’s finest historic homes, Floyds offers intimate dining for two, seating for larger parties, or private rooms for group dinners or lunches.

You can meet many of Floyds regulars at the bar where you can enjoy a mixed drink, cold beer, or some of the finest wines offered on the Crystal Coast. Or relax on our patio, enjoy a cold bevearge, and listen to live music from the area’s top musicians.

We look forward to seeing you at Floyds!

400 Bridges Street, Morehead City, NC 28557, United States

(252) 727-1921

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Ioanni’s Grill

Ioanni’s Grill is the answer when you are looking for something different. Ioanni’s extensive menu offers something for everyone. This isn’t just food, this is some of the best food on the Crystal Coast! Many of the selections from Ioanni’s menu are dishes that you can’t find anywhere else. Everything is cooked to order with careful attention to detail. Ioanni’s is the local’s choice for great food at great prices. Ioanni’s Grill also has all ABC permits and is open late. When everyone else has closed up shop, Ioanni’s Grill is still going strong. Don’t be discouraged if you can’t make it out to Ioanni’s, Delivery is also available to Morehead City and Atlantic Beach.

4426 Arendell St. # 9, Morehead City, NC 28557, United States

(252) 808-3331

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Kountry Kitchen

Kountry Kitchen was established November 5, 2005. Owners JR & JoAnn Marion have been in the restaurant business for over 20 years. We offer daily specials, fresh vegetables, homemade desserts, and breakfast all day. We look forward to serving you, your family, and friends home cooking at its best. We look forward to your patronage.

5380 Hwy 70 W # I, Morehead City, NC 28557, United States

(252) 240-0046

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Little Caesar’s Pizza

Craving pizza and can’t wait for delivery? Stop by Little Caesars in Morehead City.

5208-E Hwy 70, Morehead City, NC 28557, United States

(252) 240-0027

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Musashi Japanese Steak & Seafood Restaurant

Musashi Japanese Steak and Seafood Restaurant is a family-owned restaurant serving traditional Hibachi and Sushi in Moorehead City, North Carolina.

4330 Arendell St. # B, Morehead City, NC 28557, United States

(252) 240-3431

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Olive Garden Italian Restaurant

Welcome to Olive Garden Italian Restaurants. Stop by today and enjoy family style dining and fresh Italian food at our local restaurants

5152 Hwy 70, Morehead City, NC 28557, United States

(252) 240-0250

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Panera Bread

(252) 222-4990

5176 Highway 70, Morehead City, NC 28557, United States

(252) 222-4990

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Pizza Hut

A beach vacation doesn’t change your craving for America’s pizza. Our Morehead, NC Pizza Hut is here for your quick and delicious dinner nights.

3426 Arendell St., Morehead City, NC 28557, United States

(252) 726-7117

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The Ruddy Duck Tavern

The 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.

509 Evans Street, Morehead City, NC 28557, United States

(252) 726-7500

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Sanitary Fish Market & Seafood Restaurant

The Sanitary Fish Market and Restaurant has been in business since 1938. In addition to a wide variety of seafood, we serve steak,chicken and several pasta dishes. Luncheon specials are served from 11 am – 3 pm; dinner menu available from all day. We now have our full ABC permit and are serving mixed drinks, frozen drinks, and more. There is ample parking in the front.

A floating dock is available for boaters (free if you’re just stopping in to eat, $25 to stay overnight).

501 Evans St., Morehead City, NC 28557, United States

(252) 247-3111

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Snapperz Grill & Steam Bar

Snapperz’s casual Key West atmosphere will invite you to enjoy a drink outside under the live oak trees, while the one of a kind locally designed mosaic fireplace will create the perfect setting for your dining experience. Or have a seat at our custom designed curved steam bar and have a bucket of fresh steamed oysters, clams, crab or shrimp shucked barside.

3710 Arendell Street, Morehead City, NC 28557, United States

(252) 240-1313

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Texas Steakhouse & Saloon

Texas Steakhouse offers fire-grilled steaks, salads of all kinds, seafood, chicken, ribs and other Texas classics. Take out too!

We are Steakology® experts here at Texas Steakhouse & Saloon, where there are menu items to suit every taste – from our signature fire-grilled steaks to our big-as-the-all-outdoors salads, seafood, chicken, ribs and other Texas classics.

Come on in and enjoy our fast and friendly lunch or dinner service – or bring a taste of Texas to your home or office with our carryout service

5025 Executive Dr., Morehead City, NC 28557, United States

(252) 240-2633

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The Crab Shack

Seafood served family-style.

146 Headen Ln., Salter Path, NC 28575, United States

(252) 247-3444

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Mezcalito Grill & Tequila Bar

We are a modern Mexican cuisine restaurant that also infuses Latin dishes in the menu. Making us an out of the normal Mexican restaurants around. We start from home made salsa and chips to our mixes creating fresh margaritas daily.

521 Front Street, Beaufort, NC 28516, United States

(252) 292-8311

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Beach Tavern Bar & Grill

Favorite Sports Bar & Grill in AB since 1972. Awesome food, cheap drinks, ice cold beer, pool hall, darts & fooseball! Live venue & banquet room available.

413 W Fort Macon Rd., Atlantic Beach, NC 28512, United States

(252) 247-4466|(252) 247-4466

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Golden Corral

Morehead City’s Golden Corral offers an endless buffet featuring a variety of delicious favorites and new menu offerings for meals throughout the day.

4060 Arendell Street, Morehead City, NC 28557, United States

(252) 222-3207 | (866) 442-6325

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Hwy 55 Burgers Shakes & Fries

Craving the timeless taste of delicious French Fries, ice-cold Pepsi and a juicy cheeseburger, fixed just the way you like it? Bring the whole family to Hwy 55 Burgers, Shakes & Fries! At Hwy 55 Burgers Shakes & Fries, we’re all about the American classics you know and love, from crispy onion rings to old-time rock n’ roll. Along with our fun, 50s-style atmosphere, you’ll enjoy favorites like our famous frozen custard, delicious hot dogs, mouthwatering cheesesteak sandwiches, delicious hot wings, and much, much more.

8700 Emerald Drive, Emerald Isle, NC 28594, United States

(252) 354-7100

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SoundSide Restaurant

We take pride in that SoundSide Restaurant is locally family owned. We strive for the highest quality in food, beverages, service, and atmosphere.

If you are looking for the best beef in Morehead City, NC come to SoundSide Restaurant where our chef will prepare your favorite cut of Certified Angus Beef over live charcoal!

5000 Hwy 70 West, Morehead City, NC 28557, United States

(252) 648-8298

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The Cedars Inn 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.

305 Front Street, Beaufort, NC 28516, United States

(252) 838-1463

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Smithfield’s Chicken ‘N Bar-B-Q

For over 30 years, Smithfield’s Chicken ‘N Bar-B-Q, has focused on creating an enjoyable dining experience for our customers.

At Smithfield’s Chicken ‘N Bar-B-Q, we strive to be the best host. From the moment you walk through the door, you are our guest. Our staff personally delivers hot and fresh food right to your table, refills your drink, and even takes care of discarding your trash. Our goal is for you to relax and enjoy the nostalgic décor and music. Let us serve you.

There are currently 36 locations stretching from the NC coast to the Piedmont with plans of expansion. This would not be possible without our loyal customers.

We invite you to come join us. Dine in, take home or go through the drive thru.

4114 Arendell Street, Morehead City, NC 28557, United States

(252) 247-7476

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El Zarape Mexican Restaurant

El Zarape Mexican Restaurant is a family owned authentic Mexican restaurant that features delicious food and drinks made fresh to order daily.

4820 Arendell Street, Morehead City, NC 28557, United States

(252) 622-4099

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Bella Pizza & Subs

New York Style Pizza, Stromboli/Calzone, Hot and Cold Subs. 311 Atlantic Beach Causeway, Atlantic Beach, NC 28512

311 Atlantic Beach Causeway, Atlantic Beach, NC 28512, United States

(252) 247-4702

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Roma Pizza & Subs

Roma Pizza and Subs is a functional eatery serving typical pizzas, salads & Italian-style subs such as chicken parmigiana, located in Atlantic Beach, NC.

100 Charlotte Avenue, Atlantic Beach, NC 28512, United States

(252) 247-2020

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Longhorn Steakhouse

LongHorn Steakhouse restaurant serves the highest quality beef, ribs, chops, and more in an inviting western atmosphere. It’s more than just a great steak.

5120 Hwy 70, Morehead City, NC 28557, United States

(252) 222-0396

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Akai Hana Japanese Restaurant & Sushi Bar

We have the freshest sushi and Japanese Cuisine available. 

909-A Arendell Street, Morehead City, NC 28557, United States

(252) 222-3272

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Minoda’s Japanese Steak House

Minoda is the premier dining experience on the Crystal Coast serving Angus Steaks, Fresh Seafood, Sushi and Japanese Tapas menu. Enjoy our Hibachi tables or relax in our full service Bar or Sushi Bar. Taste the best show provided in town- Minodas!!!

5308 Hwy 70 West, Morehead City, NC 28557, United States

(252) 648-8409

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The Banks Grill

Welcome to the Crystal Coast’s newest and best place to get a delicious made-to-order breakfast and lunch. Come in and relax as you spread your homemade jelly onto your XXL, fresh-baked biscuit. Or savor a great cup of coffee as we ready a plate of our made-from-scratch biscuits and gravy using our own hand-mixed sausage.

Come back for lunch and revel in our “beachy” atmosphere while partaking of our incredible, locally caught tuna salad. Our outstanding food, service and atmosphere will make you want to visit “The Banks” over and over again.

Stop by and see us or call in your to-go order. Delivery is available for large orders. With advanced notice we can even have your order ready early for your offshore fishing trips.

2900 Arendell Street, Suite 3, Morehead City, NC 28557, United States

(252) 499-9044

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Grumpy’s Diner

Feeling hungry for some good ol’ Southern breakfast and lunch in laid-back, downtown Morehead City? Look no further, grumps!

Formerly known to locals as Pete’s Diner, Grumpy’s was opened by Pete “Grumpy” Marucha in order to dish out Southern, Down East cuisine for all to enjoy.

Homemade corn-beef hash, chicken salad, skillets, burgers, and so much more! Specials available daily. Come stop by Grumpy’s and enjoy our friendly, right-at-home restaurant.

907 Arendell Street, Morehead City, NC 28557, United States

(252) 726-5100

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Luigi’s Pizza

Located in Morehead City, Luigi’s Pizza offers a wide menu including pizza, subs, and cheesesteaks. Stop in today or order delivery or take-out.

5167 Highway 70 Suite 120, Morehead City, NC 28557, United States

(252) 240-3125

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Nelson Bay Cafe

Nelson Bay cafe-family dining, serving breakfast lunch and dinner. Specializing in local seafood, chicken and steaks. Daily lunch and dinner specials.

604 US Hwy 70, Sea Level, NC 28577, United States

(252) 225-0202

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IHOP

For 57 years, the IHOP® family restaurant chain has served its world famous pancakes and a wide variety of breakfast, lunch and dinner items that are loved by people of all ages. IHOP offers its guests an affordable, everyday-dining experience with warm and friendly service.

4950 Arendell Street, Suite A, Morehead City, NC 28557, United States

(252) 222-0515

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Waffle House

In the mood for a quick diner-style breakfast? Choose Waffle House in Morehead City for your next breakfast stop.

5060 Hwy 70, Morehead City, NC 28557, United States

(252) 240-1980

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Riverside Pizza & Subs Newport

Welcome to Riverside Pizza and Subs, home of the “Fatboy” special! We offer fresh pizzas, burgers, subs, gyros,salads, and more! Dine in and delivery!

6919 Hwy 70, Newport, NC 28570, United States

(252) 223-2277

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Parrott’s on 11th

Our menu is based on simple Carolina comfort food where the taste and quality stand for what we believe in. Parrott’s is your destination when dining downtown.  Coming to Parrott’s you will get a full experience- not only with our food prepared by Executive Chef Michael Perry, but also great wine and spirits. Oh yeah, and the service is great too.

105 S. 11th Street, Morehead City, NC 28557, United States

(252) 773-0532

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Cru Wine Bar & The Wine Store

We invite you to stop by and relax with a glass of wine or beer and a great selection of lite-fare. We offer free high-speed broadband for our customers, and we’ll never rush you along! You’ll feel at home while savoring coffee, tea, chocolates, cookies and tasty home-made soups, sandwiches, pizzas, quesadillas and more. Coffee shop specialties are available from the adjoining Beaufort Coffee Shop.

120 Turner Street, Beaufort, NC 28516, United States

(252) 728-3066

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Infusion Cafe

We are a Cafe dedicated to sharing our knowledge of the teas and coffees that we carry. We have over 100 world infusions, including teas, rooibos, mates, fruit infusions, herbals and numerous freshly roasted single origin coffees! Our menu has a variety of hand crafted items including salads, sandwiches, soups, quiche, and desserts and scones.

We are a tea room! Formal Tea Service available with reservations from 2:00-4:00 PM. Our formal tea service includes our three teired server and your choice of teas from our vast selection. (24 hours notice required.)

We are a coffee house! Live acoustic music scheduled for most weekends during our weekend evening hours! (Call or stop by for more details)

We host showers and special events.
Catering for all types of Events available!!

Check out our “1st Saturday” Tea Events and our “3rd Saturday” Destination Dinners. These memorable events are posted in our EVENTS section, on the wall!

1012 Arendell Street, Morehead City, NC 28557, United States

(252) 240-2800

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No Name Pizza & Subs

No Name Pizza & Subs is owned and operated by Chris, John, Zack Manousaridis and Billy Michailidis. They’ve been in the area and serving the community since 1982. Chris and his brothers Zack and John and Billy, are known throughout Carteret County for their hard work and dedication to the community and to their customers. They have helped and watched the area grow from a small community to the beautiful area it is now.

5227 Hwy 70 West, Morehead City, NC 28557, United States

(252) 773-0654

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Red Fish Grill

The Red Fish Grill menu strikes a balance of land and sea. Because we focus on local seafood, be sure to ask about our daily fresh fish specials!

711 Evans Street, Morehead City, NC, United States

(252) 648-8269

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Idle Hour Biergarten

The Idle Hour Biergarten is a modern, beach-side take on a German beer garden. Our food is all made from scratch in-house using fresh local ingredients.

121 East Atlantic Boulevard, Atlantic Beach, NC, United States

(252) 773-0008

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Don’s Coresound Grill

The fate of Dons Grill is in your hands, help us make it a great place to visit! If you enjoy cold beer, great food, friendly people and waterfront views in a peaceful environment, this is the place for you! Don’t just take my word, see for yourself! Located at Morris Marina (1000 Morris Marina Road) in Atlantic, NC.  Open 7 days a week from 7 am – 9 pm.

1000 Morris Marina Road, Atlantic, NC, United States

(252) 225-0548

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Pescara Wood Oven Kitchen

Coastal Italian restaurant located on the Atlantic Beach Circle featuring traditional, rustic Italian fare made with ingredients sourced from local farmers.

208 West Drive, Atlantic Beach, NC, United States

(252) 499-9300

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City Kitchen

Located on the second floor of Town Creek Marina in Beaufort, City Kitchen serves dinner and weekend brunch.

We are open seasonally so please be sure to call before giving us a visit!

232 West Beaufort Road, Beaufort, NC, United States

(252) 648-8141

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Full Circle Cafe

Full Circle Café offers a range of delicious cuisine. The menu includes Asian influenced ramen noodle bowls, American style burgers, fresh catch seafood, and wood-fired brick oven pizzas. The ever-changing wine list and craft beer selection is unparalleled. Please bring the entire family and let our experienced staff serve you. Thank you for coming Full Circle, and be sure to visit our sister restaurant Blue Moon Bistro, on the Beaufort waterfront.

708 Evans Street, Morehead City, NC, United States

(252) 728-5800

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Mac Daddy’s Sports Bar & Grill

The Mac Daddy’s Sports Bar & Grill boasts a full-service menu with items for even the pickiest of tastes. Check us out for weekly lunch and dinner specials that are sure to keep you coming back for more! Browse our full menu to find awesome appetizers like beer-battered mushrooms, or chicken tenders, and entrees you’ll be talking about like our ribs, wings, pastas, and specialty burgers and sandwiches. Enjoy a frosty glass of beer or a relaxing glass of wine from our huge selection! The Sports Bar & Grill is always a great place to catch the latest in sports, no matter the current season, on our large flat-screens.

Active military receive 10% off on food and bowling if they present their ID.

130 Golfin Dolphin Drive, Cape Carteret, NC, United States

(252) 393-6565

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Port of Call

A casual dining restaurant with a panoramic view of beautiful Bogue Sound! Located in the HEART of Salter Path, NC. We offer a mouth-watering menu adorned with certified angus beef, fresh local seafood, traditional Salter Path dishes, and many Port of Call originals. We have all ABC Permits and an extensive beer and wine menu that is sure to please. While you’re here, be sure to explore the rich heritage of the Salter Path people and become part of the evolution of this quaint fishing village.

1160 Salter Path Rd, Salter Path, NC, United States

252-222-7677

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The Spot Grill

The Spot Grill in Beaufort is serving up the best Cheeseburgers and Hot Dogs around. This restaurant has been cooking up these old fashioned American favorites for over 60 years!

202 Wellons Dr, Beaufort, NC 28516, United States

(252) 728-4020

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Pita Plate

Greek, Mediterranean and Middle Eastern food -Walk-Ins Welcome, Good For Groups, Good For Kids, Take Out, Catering and Waiter Service.

5167 Hwy 70 W, Ste 200, Morehead City, North Carolina 28557

(252) 222-0949

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Thai Sticky Rice

We only use fresh products. We believe that by preparing all dishes from scratch, using only high quality, fresh ingredients, provides our customers with the best tasting and healthiest meal that will leave your taste buds desiring more.

Our owner is from Thailand as are our experienced Thai chefs and wait staff and they provide first class service with a smile in the finest of Thai character and tradition. We invite you to come by and dine with us and you will be sure to return often.

4426 Suite 9 Arendell Street Morehead City, NC 28557

(252) 222-3500

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Angie’s Lighthouse Cafe

Family friendly restaurant. We are serving the finest breakfast, lunch and dinner. We will have some of the best seafood that eastern N.C. has to offer.

833 Highway 58, Cape Carteret, NC, United States

(252) 393-1224

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T&W Oyster Bar

A landmark in Western Carteret County, T&W Oyster Bar has been serving up the best selection of seafood and steamed oysters since 1971. Come check us out!

2383 Hwy 58, Swansboro, North Carolina 28584

(252) 393-8838

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Caribsea Restaurant

Seventy feet below, off the shores of Cape Lookout, lies a remarkable story, mostly untold. At 0758 hours on March 11, 1942, a cargo freighter and her crew of 28 men, sailing alone from Santiago, Cuba, to Norfolk, VA, met their fate in that stretch of coastal waters known as “Torpedo Alley.”

Spring of 2016, we will narrate this spectacular tale rich in historical inspiration through modern coastal cuisine, affording you the finest dining experience on the Crystal Coast.

Her name? Caribsea.

Sustainable local seafood utilizing modern cooking techniques. From local boats to our table–prepared with a Southern flair.

Prime certified angus beef. Aged up to 36 days in-house for maximum flavor, and simply prepared, showcasing the best of American ranchers.

Special techniques in preparing seafood and beef ensure food safety and  maximum flavor and texture.

8921 Crew Drive, Emerald Isle, NC, United States

(252) 424-8400

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Circle Pizza and Subs

Visit Circle Pizza and Subs in Emerald Isle, NC if you are in the mood for pizza, Italian subs, pasta and much more.

7702 Emerald Drive, Emerald Isle, NC

(252) 354-8885

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Great Wall

Great Wall Chinese Restaurant welcomes you to a pleasant and memorable dining experience. We feature authentic Hunan, Cantonese and Szechwan cuisine. We take pride in serving you the finest Oriental cuisine in the area. Our menu is a suggestion for your selection. The sauce is the magic ingredient, which blends the meat, poultry, seafood, or chicken with fresh vegetables to create unique dishes. Each dish is prepared to order.The spicy dishes are prepared to the degree of your taste. Please notice the dishes offered for the diet conscious – low in sodium and mildly seasoned. All dishes are cooked with vegetable oil.

8201 Emerald Drive, Emerald Isle, NC, United States

(252) 354-3383

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Lazzara’s Pizza & Subs

At Lazzara’s, we strive to give you the freshest pizza with a wide variety of toppings at affordable prices. We use only the most wholesome and natural ingredients with no additives, preservatives, nor artificial coloring. We use only 100% real cheese. Our dough is made fresh daily. Each pizza is carefully prepared to order beginning with our hand-tossed dough. Our quality ingredients ensure the best possible menu items available for your friends and family. We look forward to your visit and our service will be second to none!

9104-C Coast Guard Road Emerald Isle, NC 28594

(252) 354-1211

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Michaelangelo’s Pizza

We have been commiteed to satisfying our customers with great food and excellent service since 1989! We offer a wide variety of pizza, sandwiches and delicious Italian dishes for Lunch and Dinner.

315 WB McLean Drive, Cape Carteret, NC, United States

(252) 393-3333

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Plaza Mexico Restaurant Bar & Grill

Plaza Mexico Bar & Grill has some of the best Mexican food in the Morehead City, NC area with an atmosphere to match. Try us and you’ll be convinced!

140 Fairview Drive, Emerald Isle, NC

(252) 354-2800

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The Shark’s Den Sports Bar & Grill

Nestled in Emerald Plantation on Emerald Isle, Shark’s Den is a locally owned and operated sports bar and grill, serving fresh, quality food that is prepared to order. From 18 different wings sauces and 13 variations of burgers, to hand-tossed salads and gigantic sandwiches, we’ve got something for you!  We offer a wide selection of craft, imported, and domestic beers as well as a full bar and a modest wine selection.  Stop in and try one of our 16 beers on tap, with 8 brewed in North Carolina!

8700 Emerald Drive #16, Emerald Isle, NC 28594

(252) 354-3030

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Chick-fil-A

At Chick-fil-A at Morehead City, we believe in providing our guests the best restaurant experience we can.

5156 US-70, Morehead City, NC 28557

(252) 247-7281

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Cox Family Restaurant

If you like home cooking, you will absolutely love Cox’s! It’s good food at a good price with great customer service! It’s the best around and you will definitely enjoy all our daily specials!! Come and visit us!

4109 Arendell St, Morehead City, North Carolina 28557

(252) 726-6961

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Dank Burrito

Restaurant and mobile food truck serving chef inspired tacos and burritos.

Dank Burrito is the winner of Mobile Cuisine’s National Food Truck Rookie of the Year for 2014.

4135 Arendell Street, Morehead City, NC, United States

(252) 499-9677

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El’s Drive-In

If you are looking for a fast food restaurant that serves the best fried chicken and barbecue, El’s Drive-In is the place to be. We have been satisfying the residents of Morehead City, NC and the metro area for over 55 years. Our restaurant is a local favorite for get-togethers, reunions, homecomings, and even wedding receptions.

3706 Arendell Street Morehead City, NC 28557

(252) 648-7161

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Five Guys Burgers & Fries

Made-to-order burgers, hot dogs, fries and more. Enjoy unlimited free toppings and free peanuts while you wait. Located on US HWY 70 behind Dicks Sporting Goods.

5136 Highway 70 W, Morehead City, NC 28557

(252) 808-0110

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Hwy 55 Burgers Shakes & Fries

Craving the timeless taste of delicious French Fries, ice-cold Pepsi and a juicy cheeseburger, fixed just the way you like it? Bring the whole family to Hwy 55 Burgers, Shakes & Fries! At Hwy 55 Burgers Shakes & Fries, we’re all about the American classics you know and love, from crispy onion rings to old-time rock n’ roll. Along with our fun, 50s-style atmosphere, you’ll enjoy favorites like our famous frozen custard, delicious hot dogs, mouthwatering cheesesteak sandwiches, delicious hot wings, and much, much more.

5000 Hwy 70, Morehead City, NC 28557

(252) 773-0586

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Jersey Mike’s Subs

At Jersey Mike’s, we offer a sub above – one that’s measured in more than inches or seconds ‘til served. We carefully consider every aspect of what we do – every slice, every sandwich, every store – we provide our customers with sustenance and substance too.

4950 Arendell Street, Morehead City, NC, United States

(252) 240-0202

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Tsunami Buffet

Chinese food buffet and sushi

5167 US-70 #210, Morehead City, NC 28557

(252) 222-7672

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Fat Fellas BBQ & Grille

We specialize in BBQ that is cooked on site and served with our secret sauces.  Fat Fellas also has daily “down home” specials such as our famous Conch Chowder, BBQ Ribs, Southern Fried Chicken plus a variety of daily vegetables.  We also serve an extensive breakfast menu which is served daily beginning at 6:00 am.

133 East Chatham Street, Newport, NC 28570

(252) 223-3299

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Frank’s Pizza and Subs

Brick over pizza! We deliver – you ring, we bring!

 

2843 Hwy 24, Newport, NC 28570

(252) 726-2044

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Time Out Tavern

Sports Bar and Grill located in Newport!! Great food, great fun!! A great Pub with Great Grub!

360 E Chatham St Newport, NC

(252) 223-3303

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Big Oak Drive-In & Bar-B-Q/Island Pizza

Home of the best shrimp burger on North Carolina’s Crystal Coast! No one passes the Big Oak without stopping for a shrimp burger or barbecue sandwich. Drive-in with window service.

1167 Salter Path Rd, Atlantic Beach, NC

(252) 247-2588

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Off The Hook

Our restaurant features local products, but infuses dishes we have experienced as we traveled around the world during our careers in baseball and surfing, and from working on a ship in the Gulf of Mexico.

We’ve taken dishes from other areas, infused it with local seafood, and created a menu that has a Caribbean-Central American feel with a Carteret County flare.

Our atmosphere is a little more modern, more contemporary than you would typically find on the Morehead City waterfront. In our opinion, we have the best location and the best ambiance of any building in Morehead, and that’s for a building that’s been here since the 1920s!

We invite you to join us for dinner, Sunday brunch, or one of our live music events. Relax and relish our view of the Morehead City waterfront while enjoying your favorite beverage.

105 S 7th St. Morehead City, NC 28557

(252) 499-9150

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The Trading Post

This is the place to be. You can come enjoy a casually sophisticated atmosphere, enjoy great southern food, and make memories in the back yard.

8302 Emerald Drive, Emerald Isle, North Carolina 28594

(252) 424-8284

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Southern Salt Seafood Company & Waterfront Restaurant

A historic Morehead City restaurant with a fresh new sea-to-table concept. Our fresh seafood is harvested by local fishermen; cleaned and prepared on site.

701 Evans St., Morehead City, North Carolina 28557

(252) 726-2166

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Dank Burrito

Restaurant and mobile food truck serving chef inspired tacos and burritos.

Dank Burrito is the winner of Mobile Cuisine’s National Food Truck Rookie of the Year for 2014.

300 Front Street, Beaufort, NC, United States

(252) 838-9396

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Sugarloaf Island Deli

Sugarloaf Island Deli is located next to Sanitary Restaurant offering the finest meats and cheeses.
•Fresh bread baked daily
•Fresh, local produce
•Spirits including NC Craft Beers
Come out with your friends and enjoy music, beer pitchers, and a delicious sandwich on our deck with a view of Bogue Sound.
Daily Specials, Homemade Soups and Homemade Sides

501 Evans St, Morehead City, North Carolina 28557

(252) 222-0231

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Jimmy John’s

We serve from-scratch food made with excellent ingredients. At Jimmy John’s our food is simple; it’s clean, and it’s fresh! We use locally purchased produce, which is brought in fresh and hand sliced daily. Our tuna salad is made from scratch by hand. Our real provolone cheese, oven-roasted turkey, choice top round roast beef, hickory-smoked ham, or dry cured genoa salami and spicy capicola, are also brought in fresh and sliced by hand daily in every Jimmy John’s location.

4219 Arendell Street, Morehead City, NC, United States

(252) 222-4441

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La Ceiva Mexican and Seafood Restaurant

La Ceiva Mexican and Seafood is an excellent place to stop by on the beach for authentic Mexican and local seafood as well as delicious Margaritas!

1010 West Fort Macon Rd, Atlantic Beach, North Carolina 28512

(252) 499-9975

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The Fuzzy Peach

The old way: Stand in line, wait for a clerk to swirl yogurt into your cup, only then to limit you to a couple toppings. Are you kidding? At The Fuzzy Peach you simply pick up a cup, swirl on any combination of yummy yogurt flavors, then top it off with your favorite toppings. Make it simple. Or go craaaaazy on it! It’s up to you. And because your creation is priced by weight, you even control what you pay.

317 WB McLean Dr, Cape Carteret, NC 28584

(252) 393-3000

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Stir It Up

Come for the organic, free trade coffee; our locally baked and our gluten free treats, and an all-organic tea bar.  Stay for the small town charm, friendly faces, and work of local artists.

8700 Emerald Drive, Suite 1 Emerald Isle, NC

(252) 354-2643

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Shuckin’ Shack Oyster Bar

Shuckin’ Shack Oyster Bar grew out of a vision for a local establishment that would appeal to families of all ages. A place where friends and family can enjoy a great meal of primarily Oysters and Shrimp! But we’re more than just a seafood restaurant, we serve up fresh, delicious meals and creative cocktails in an environment that exudes relaxation. We cater to locals and tourists, providing them a place to enjoy a good time and watch a sporting event on big screens while taking in some of the local history.

707 Arendell St Morehead City, North Carolina

(252) 222-3811

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Michaelangelo’s Pizza

We have been commiteed to satisfying our customers with great food and excellent service since 1989! We offer a wide variety of pizza, sandwiches and delicious Italian dishes for Lunch and Dinner.

1010 W Fort Macon Rd, Atlantic Beach, NC, United States

(252) 240-3333

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Molly’s Beachside Bar & Grill

For the best burgers & coldest drinks in town, come to Molly’s Beachside Bar & Grill at the DoubleTree by Hilton Atlantic Beach Oceanfront Hotel Pier.

Open seasonally so please call before stopping by!

2717 W. Fort Macon Road, Atlantic Beach, NC 28512, United States

(252) 240-1155

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Prime 1079

An American steakhouse with southern flair. Prime 1079 Steakhouse serves breakfast and dinner in a sophisticated yet relaxed atmosphere. Located in the DoubleTree, Atlantic Beach.

2717 W. Fort Macon Road, Atlantic Beach, NC 28512, United States

(252) 240-1155

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Oceanana Pier House Restaurant

Since 1959 the Oceanana Pier and Pier House Restaurant has been providing a fun place to eat and fish for families in Atlantic Beach. The Pier House was completely renovated in 2014 and our lunch and dinner menus have been updated to include excellent seafood at reasonable prices. And, as always, we still serve the “Best Breakfast on the Beach.

700 E Fort Macon Rd, Atlantic Beach, NC 28512, United States

(252) 726-0863

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Sub Tropics

Freshly sliced to order subs, wraps and smoothies!

146 E. Fort Macon Road, Atlantic Beach, NC

(252) 240-0400

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Bogue House Restaurant

BBQ – Seafood – Chicken

410 Cedar Point Blvd. (Hwy 24) Cedar Point, NC 28584

252-393-3030

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4J’s Cafe and Bake Shop

Lattes, Cappuccinos, Chai lattes, Fruit Smoothies, Protein Shakes, Frappes, Cakes, Pastries & Cookies. We can also ship across the country!

8802-3 Reed Drive, Emerald Isle, NC, United States

(252) 354-4336

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The Beaufort Coffee Shop

Stop by and relax. Share some quality Beaufort Time with friends.

We offer specialty coffees, teas, ice cream and freshly-baked pastries and cookies for your pleasure.  Look for our breakfast and lunch specials – and check out our collection of exotic wood gifts and fine artisan chocolates – great gifts with a special Beaufort touch.

120 Turner Street, Beaufort, NC, United States

(252) 728-3066

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The Java Post

To begin with, great coffee starts with great water. At The Java Post, our water is put through an exclusive osmotic filtering process right here, on-site, and has a purity that is unmistakable. You really can taste the difference. And that difference filters through to the final product.

Next, great coffee comes from great beans — our primary supplier is Grounded Coffee out of Springfield, MO. Their buying practices and their business ethics are absolutely top-notch. And so are their beans.

We process all of our coffees, cappuccinos, lattes & frappes with state-of-the-art equipment providing perfect temperature control and delivery, creating a top-shelf product with remarkable consistency.

Finally, our baristas are all focused on customer satisfaction — every cup at the Java Post is served with a smile and a kind word, to bring the whole process to completion.

207 WB McLean Drive, Cape Carteret

(252) 393-7120

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Sweet Beans Coffee & Cafe

Locally owned coffee cafe in Morehead City. Serves breakfast, lunch, coffee and drinks.

2302 Arendell St., Suite G, Morehead City, NC

(252) 247-6020

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Moore’s Olde Time Barbeque, Chicken & Seafood

Catering – Dine-In – Carry Out – Drive-Thru

5069 US 70 West, Morehead City, NC 28557

(252) 222-4744

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AB Ice Cream and Candy Shoppe

We are a locally owned and operated Ice Cream shop located in beautiful Atlantic Beach, NC. At AB Ice Cream Shoppe, we pride ourselves on giving you the best possible customer service. Whether you are a visitor or a local, you’ll be treated like family. AB Ice Cream Shoppe has everything to satisfy your sweet cravings. Choose from over 40 flavors of hand-dipped Hershey’s Ice Cream, Saltwater Taffy, Nostalgic Candies, or our freshly made Cream and Butter Fudge made here at our candy shoppe. We also have Milkshakes, Sundaes, Iced Coffee, and Frappes. Stop by AB Ice Cream and Candy Shoppe today and let us serve you some of the coolest treats on the beach!

1010 W. Fort Macon Rd Atlantic Beach, NC 28512

(252) 648-8324

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Shipwrecks Bar & Grill

A restaurant/bar, best in town Greek Specialties, great burgers and everything in between. Great music, pool tables & darts. Fun, safe and family friendly.

4051 Arendell Street, Morehead City, NC, United States

(252) 726-0120

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Snapperz Grill and Steam Bar

Snapperz has a coastal casual atmosphere comfortable for the whole family. At Snapperz we believe good food, good service and a good atmosphere are a winning combination for a night on the town for the whole family to enjoy, you can dine in our spacious dining room or head out to the Boat Bar, which is family friendly, and catch some live music ​on the weekends or your favorite game on one of our eight HDTV’s every Sunday.

8106 Emerald Dr., Emerald Isle, NC 28594, United States

(252) 354-5722

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Loretta’s Pizza & More

Lowes food shopping center, (old Crispinos) Morehead city. Serving Pizza, Authentic Philly cheese steaks, Hoagies, Wing. Free delivery in 28557.

2900 Arendell Street Suite 11 Morehead City, NC 28557

(252) 773-0999

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Zaxby’s

Zaxby’s is a fast-casual chicken restaurant chain.

4970 Arendell St, Morehead City, NC 28557

(252) 773-0498

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Table 9

Seafood Restaurant and Oyster Bar

1104 West Fort Macon Road, Atlantic Beach, NC, United States

(252) 499-9032

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White Point Take-Out

Fresh Local Seafood and Special Homemade Items.

101 Core Sound Loop Road, Ext. Atlantic, NC

(252) 225-1500

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Outer Island General Store and Grill

Our establishment is located on the corner of Highway 70 and Firetower Road. We serve Breakfast until 10:30 am and lunch untill 3:00 pm. Call or come by.

499 Hwy 70 Otway Beaufort, North Carolina

(252) 504-2672

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Atlantic Beach Coffee

Amazing coffee at amazing prices!! All artisan brews from all over the world.

1010 West Fort Macon Road, Atlantic Beach, NC, United States

(252) 773-0895

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Muttigans

Have you ever sat back and thought “All I want to do is drink coffee and pet my dog”? Well now you can! Our mission at Muttigans is to provide a place you can hang out with your best friend whether they have fur or not. We call ourselves pet friendly, but your furbabies are not just tolerated here – they are truly welcome!

In addition to being a coffee shop serving some of the best lattes, smoothies and baked gods around, we are also a pet supply store.

We specialize in healthy food and treats, fun toys, supplies and a great selection of gift items for pet lovers.

Come by, grab a cup of coffee, spend time on our porch swings or rockers while your furry family member enjoys snacking on bully stick!

Our motto is “Paws and enjoy life” and we are here to help you do just that.

8101 Emerald Dr Emerald Isle, North Carolina

(252) 354-3410

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Happycakes Cupcakery

We make deliciously moist, made-from-scratch cupcakes. We do not use food coloring or packaged products when they can be avoided. We feature homemade caramel, fruit fillings, Swiss meringue buttercreams, and so much more! Check out our website for a complete list of flavors and photos of our delectable cupcakes.

278-A Hwy 24 Morehead City, NC 28557

(252) 773-0160

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1187 Highway 58 Cape Carteret, North Carolina, NC 28584

(252) 393-1034

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The Sweet Spot

Come satisfy your sweet tooth at The Sweet Spot, the best spot in Emerald Isle to get hand dipped ice cream, banana splits, milkshakes and sundaes. You’ll also find a large selection of saltwater taffy, Jelly Belly’s, fudge, truffles, gummies and gourmet foods. We serve 48 flavors of Hershey’s® Premium Ice Cream, made with only the best and freshest ingredients. In addition to these yummy treats we also have a great selection of  jewelry, unique gifts and art work.

8201 Emerald Drive, ​Emerald Isle, NC 28594

(252) 354-6201

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Black Sheep

The Black Sheep Pizza Co. features brick-oven pizza, salads, charcuterie and cheese plates, craft beers, wines, and craft cocktails. We offer both indoor and seasonal outdoor seating on the Beaufort boardwalk.

Set among a collection of restaurants and shops on historic Front Street, Black Sheep is an excellent option for visitors who want to dine with an accompanying on-the-water view. Visitors and locals alike who would like to dine with view of Carrot Island and its wild horses, or experience the bustle of Taylor’s Creek, find the perfect spot in Black Sheep. Nestled in the heart of Beaufort, Black Sheep is a great destination for casual waterfront dining.

510 Front Street, Beaufort, NC, United States

(252) 269-7272

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Casa San Carlo

Enjoy a fine dining experience, brought to you by award winning Chef Carlo Cappiello!

Carlo was born in a small town of Sorrento, Italy. Much of Carlo’s support was inspired by his family and his intensive training in the “Culinary Art of Food Preparation”. For several years Carlo worked in the prestigious Grand Hotel in Paris and was accredited as an “Executive Chef”. He continued to explore new directions in the USA. His innovative and creative allowed him to transform many of Italy’s “old traditional dishes” into culinary masterpieces. In the Early 90’s brought to the Triangle “The Taste of Italy”. From 2005-2006 he furthered his training in Italy and was honorably awarded a 5-Star Certificate and other accomplished Chef Degrees. Carlo has been received well in the Triangle area and has a loyal following. He is acknowledged and highly acclained in the News & Observer and City Search. Carlo supports many community events and organizations including The March of Dimes, Crohn’s and Colotis’ Foundations and the YMCA’s “We Build People”. He continues to uphold the highest standards in fine dining; Best Quality and Finest Ingredients.

913 Arendell Street, Morehead City, NC, United States

(252) 773-4218

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The Friendly Market

Friendly Market Foods appeals to all food lovers looking to experience the most creative, unique, and seasonal recipes made daily in our kitchen.

205 Friendly Road Morehead City, North Carolina 28557

(252) 222-0273

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The Accidental Bakery & More

Our wonderful smelling bakery is open 6 days a week – and we have MOVED AND EXPANDED to include coffee, books, and handmade gifts and art! Fresh baked goods and granola are always on hand, and we can take custom orders for your event, holiday, meeting, or just to satisfy a craving!

206 Wellons Drive, Beaufort, NC, United States

(252) 838-1916

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Venice Italian Kitchen

A locally owned and operated small family Kitchen offering Authentic Homemade Italian Dishes via take out and delivery with dining on the deck.

407-9 Atlantic Beach Causeway, Atlantic Beach, NC, USA

(252) 499-9642

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Deja Food Carryout and Catering

We are a trendy sandwich shop. That provides fresh local food to the community. We have soups, salads, and of course sandwiches. Pick up, delivery and carry out service.

222 Chatham St Newport, North Carolina

(252) 777-1004

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Sharky’s Bar & Grill

A place you can come for a great meal, a place to watch almost any game, play pool, throw some darts and have a few drinks after a long day.

3557 Cedar Island Rd (34.60 mi) Cedar Island, North Carolina 28520

(252) 515-9131

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Anchor Drafthouse & Pizzeria

Specializing in craft beer and specialty pizzas.

130 Headen Lane, Atlantic Beach, NC, USA

(252) 452-1985

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Surf’s Up! Grill & Bar

A locally owned restaurant, Surfs Up Grill & Bar  is the perfect spot to watch the waves, listen to tunes, and relax with friends and family. We offer delicious menu options and drink specials paired with a stunning view! Cool off with one of our frozen drink options (non-alcoholic available) while hanging out with friends or family. Watch your favorites sports teams on one of our several HDTV’s! Our friendly staff, spacious location, and relaxed atmosphere is perfect for private events, business meetings, or friendly gatherings. Our restaurant is conveniently located at the Bogue Inlet Pier in Emerald Isle.

102 Bogue Inlet Dr, Emerald Isle, NC 28594, USA

(252) 424-8252

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The Coop

The Coop is a place to enjoy Downeast cooking in a warm, friendly environment. They serve breakfast, lunch, and dinner six days a week.

1714 Live Oak Street Beaufort, NC 28516

(252) 838-9101

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Smoothie King

Fitness Blends. Slim Blends. Wellness Blends. And even Blends to Take a Break. We have the right smoothie to fuel your unique purpose. Take a look at our menu and nutrition facts to choose the right blend for your day.

5000 U.S. 70, Morehead City, NC, USA

(252) 773-0172

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La Perla

La Perla is a Spanish/Latin inspired Restaurant with Southern influences. Our menu changes seasonally. We are committed to sustainable seafood – our fish specials change depending upon what is caught fresh in local waters.

From September to April we have a wine dinner on the 2nd Wednesday of the month. The dinners are 4 courses paired with 4 wines, and the wines are available for purchase.

305 Front Street, Beaufort NC

(252) 838-9032

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The Full Moon Oyster Bar & Seafood Kitchen

At the Full Moon our motto is “Come as a stranger, leave as a friend!” We can’t wait to start making new friends in the Atlantic Beach/Morehead City area, while providing our customers with the freshest seafood and friendliest service around!

505 Atlantic Beach Causeway, Atlantic Beach, NC, USA

(252) 222-7667

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Pop-elato

Artisan Pops and Gelato. Small batches made fresh daily in Atlantic Beach.

112B West Drive Atlantic Beach, North Carolina

(434) 738-8807

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Ben & Jerry’s Ice Cream

Want to have your Ben & Jerry’s ice cream the way it was originally intended? Head into our locally owned and operated Emerald Isle ice cream shop and dig into any of our euphoric ice cream flavors in the way the first scoops were served up by Ben and Jerry themselves.

8204 Emerald Drive Unit 2 Emerald Isle, NC 28594

(252) 354-8448

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Happy Cow Ice Cream & Coffee

Scooping up smiles on the Crystal Coast!

404-a Evans Street Morehead City, NC, 28557

(252) 269-9890

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Polish Water Ice

The Best Water Ice on the Crystal Coast!

7702 Emerald Drive, Suite D Emerald Isle, North Carolina

(919) 308-2292

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On The Rocks

On The Rocks Restaurant and Tavern offers casual dining with friendly service for locals and all who visit the Crystal Coast. From our 30+ item salad bar to lunch sandwiches and burgers to dinner entrees of steaks or local seafood, we strive to bring you the freshest and best flavors offered along the Outer Banks of North Carolina.

Our Executive Chef hand selects the highest quality foods and creates house recipes you’ll discover are loaded with flavor. Whether it’s one of our scrumptious appetizers like the Crow’s Nest with Smokey Chipotle Ranch or an amazing signature item like our Island Shrimp, you’ll discover exactly why locals love our dishes. And that includes the kiddos, they love our kids menu. We’ve sized our portions to satisfy… but save room for one of our desserts like our made-to-order funnel cake or key lime pie.

2604 West Fort Macon Road, Atlantic Beach, North Carolina 28512, USA

(252) 773-4114

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The Ordinary

In Colonial America, the local tavern or inn was often called an “Ordinary” because that term was used to describe any business where one could buy a complete meal. The “Ordinary” was the most important business in any community as it offered travelers a welcome relief because traveling, whether by horseback, cart, wagon or coach was difficult and tiring. “Ordinaries” or taverns were often located near well-traveled roads, which also made it convenient for locals, as well. At the “Ordinary,” a traveler could enjoy good food and drink in a hospitable locale. Locals also liked going to the “Ordinary,” as it was a place where they could exchange information, gossip and conduct business while enjoying the same hospitality, food and drink enjoyed by the travelers. Here on the Crystal Coast, we have our mission for The Ordinary: the goal of re-creating the hospitality that the colonial “Ordinary” provided to its community. At The Ordinary, you will find an inviting tavern offering good food and drink with a friendly staff. The Ordinary is a modern version of the colonial tavern where locals and visitors alike will feel welcome and enjoy returning again and again.

109 South 6th Street Morehead City, North Carolina 28557

(252) 622-4376

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The Popcorn Shoppe

Offering over 50 Gourmet flavors from sweet to savory! Visit our website to sign up for more info. The Popcorn Shoppe…Where Gourmet Taste Pops!

We also serve dippin’ dots and shaved ice!

8002 Emerald Drive, Emerald Isle, NC

(252) 354-7677

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Sitting Ducks Ice Cream Corner

We serve premium ice cream from Simply Natural Creamery.

989 3/4 Island Road, Harkers Island

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The Fish Hook Grill

Seafood and casual American fare.

980 Island Rd, Harkers Island, North Carolina 28531

(252) 728-1792

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Moonrakers

“Moonrakers,” named after the rectangle sail flown at the uppermost height of a three-mast 17th-century ship, will be a state-of-the-art, upper-casual dining, full-service restaurant with rooftop dining and bar lounge area located in the Beaufort Historical District.

A dining destination offering friendly, neighborly service, along with excellent food, Moonrakers Coastal Cuisine features a captivating dining room and bar overlooking the waterfront on the ground floor including 14-foot open ceilings, display kitchen, custom mural, acoustical sails, dedicated wine wall and a wood fired brick oven. The comfortable décor is centered around an inviting, light and airy coastal theme atmosphere featuring amazing original artwork of the area and sounds of local musicians for entertainment. The ground floor also includes a covered open-air dining space overlooking the coastal waterway.

The open-space second floor caters to larger group events accommodating up to 110 guests. Additional space and booking information is available, please call.

Finally, Moonrakers’ rooftop features an elevated Sky Deck with bar & lounge. At 35 feet, the name is appropriate and represents an important aspect of what the restaurant experience offers, amazing views of the waterfront and surrounding historic Beaufort.

326 Front St, Beaufort, NC 28516, USA

(252) 838-0083

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Riverside Pizza & Subs Morehead City

Welcome to Riverside Pizza and Subs, home of the “Fatboy” special! We offer fresh pizzas, burgers, subs, gyros,salads, and more! Dine in and delivery!

4050-A Arendell St, Morehead City, NC 28557

(252) 773 4564

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Morehead Burger Co.

Angus Beef, Local Seafood, Fresh Ingredients, Great Burgers!!!

4045 Arendell St, Morehead City, North Carolina

(252) 646-8570

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Taste of Napoli

Welcome Everyone to Taste Of Napoli, an Italian restaurant that is proud to offer authentic dishes based on our culture, our recipes, our family traditions. We are dedicated to serving fresh, made from scratch items every day.

1103 N 20th Street Morehead City, North Carolina

(252) 773-4302

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Refection Foods

Eating healthy should be easy and convenient. Refection Foods offers a quick way to grab a bite to eat, without settling for fast food options. Our restaurant in Morehead City provides healthy food options for those looking for an expedited meal. We’re not here to sell you meal plans or get you to join a gym. We offer quality food options without the added sodium and without being  smothered in the extra fat and sauces. You know what your body needs for sustainability, and at Refection Foods we aim to help you meet your goals with what YOU want.

4047 Arendell St, Morehead City, NC 28557, USA

(252) 499-9341

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34° North Restaurant

A quick getaway to paradise is as easy as breezing into 34° North Restaurant. Guests, visitors, boaters, and locals alike will enjoy the newest dining destination on the Crystal Coast.

Our 200-seat waterfront restaurant features refined locally inspired Eastern North Carolina cuisine with fresh local seafood, hand cut chops, and seasonal ingredients. 34° North is renowned for its cuisine which is rooted in local farms and pristine waters.

Open to the public, 34° North Restaurant serves breakfast, lunch, upscale dinner daily, and a full bar menu. The restaurant features a Weekend Brunch on Saturday & Sunday.

Dine on the wrap-around outdoor patio, a covered open-air dining space overlooking Taylor’s Creek and Rachel Carson Reserve, home to over 30 wild horses. Relax and enjoy a whiskey inspired classic cocktail, North Carolina beer, or glass of wine while you take in the amazing sunsets at 34° North Bar.

34° North Restaurant, located at the Beaufort Hotel NC, an Ascend Hotel Collection Member, 2440 Lennoxville Road, Beaufort, NC 28516, 252-728-3000, www.34DegreesNorthrestaurant.com.

2440 Lennoxville Road, Beaufort, NC 28516

(252) 728-3000

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Taste of China

Taste of China offers delicious dining and takeout to Beaufort. Taste of China is a cornerstone in the Beaufort community and has been recognized for its outstanding Chinese cuisine, excellent service and friendly staff. Our Chinese restaurant is known for its modern interpretation of classic dishes and its insistence on only using high quality fresh ingredients.

1506 Live Oak Street, Beaufort, NC, USA

(252) 728-7733

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Atlantic Beach Grill and Deli

Good home cooking! Dine in or take out.

2500 West Fort Macon Road, Atlantic Beach, NC, USA

(252) 222-4852

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Riptidez Bar & Grill Cedar Point

Riptidez is a local bar&grill with a great little kitchen. Our friendly staff has been serving juicy burgers and crispy wings since 2008.We take pride in serving the BEST product at the BEST price year round. “Go where the locals Go”

105 Hill Street, Cedar Point, NC, USA

(252) 354-8433

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Riptidez Bar & Grill Morehead City

Riptidez MHC is a locals bar & grill. We pride ourselves on the best service and food. We are open everyday and every night.”go where the locals go”

3110 Bridges Street, Morehead City, NC, USA

(252) 222-3999

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Fish Hut Grill

Welcome to Fish Hut Grill, your home place for relaxation and refreshment! Located on the Crystal Coast in Emerald Isle we offer local seafood, burgers, wings, tacos and cold drinks!

301 Mangrove Drive, Emerald Isle, North Carolina, USA

(252) 764-9060

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Nourish Juice Bar + Cafe

A chef driven spin on your everyday Juice Bar. Here at Nourish we wanted to bring a elevated juice bar to the Island with fresh eats to go along with it. We take pride in working with small local businesses in the area to bring a great experience.

129 Bogue Inlet Dr, Emerald Isle, North Carolina 28594, USA

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Flip Flops Donut Shop

Flip Flops Donuts have been described by customers not only as the lightest, fluffiest, best-tasting pastries they ever tasted but also the most generous in value. Our Flip Flops Donuts are the favorite breakfast food and day and night snack food option for the tens of thousands vacationers who visit Emerald Isle and the Crystal Coast every year.

Flip Flops Donuts follows a  100 year old, original recipe using high quality, specially blended flour, pure vegetable shortening, and rich spices selected from among the world’s best.

7702 Emerald Dr, Emerald Isle, NC 28594

(252) 424-8171

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