Beaufort Waterfront: (within walking distance)
114 Middle Ln / Facebook / Website / Chill eatery serving sophisticated, locally sourced seafood plates, with a selection of tapas.
The Spouter Inn:
218 Front St / Facebook / Website / Local seafood & baked goods served in a relaxed setting with a waterfront deck & boat docks.
Dock House Restaurant:
500 Front St / Facebook / Waterfront hangout offering a casual seafood menu & live entertainment in relaxed quarters.
Beaufort Grocery Co:
117 Queen St / Facebook / Website / Homey, wood-paneled bistro serving low-key lunches and more sophisticated New American dinners.
Blue Moon Bistro:
119 Queen St / Facebook / Website / Relaxed New American fine dining from local sourcing, served in quaint digs in a historic house.
Queen Anne's Revenge:
510 Front St / Facebook / Hub for local seafood, artisanal pizzas & craft beers, plus boutique labels from its wine shop.
Clawson's 1905 Restaurant:
425 Front St / Facebook / Website / Seafood, steaks, burgers & craft beers in a vintage space decked out with antiques & memorabilia.
330 Front St / Facebook / Website / Breezy restaurant featuring a seafood-focused menu, cocktails & an outdoor deck with water views.
817 Cedar St / Facebook / Great breakfast spot.
Morehead City Waterfront:
Red Fish Grill:
711 Evans St / Facebook / Website / Locally sourced seafood & daily specials offered in a relaxed venue with a bar & a few patio tables.
Ruddy Duck Tavern:
509 Evans St / Facebook / Website / Seafood, gourmet burgers & thin-crust pizzas, plus beer, wine & spirits, in a waterfront setting.
Sanitary Fish Market & Restaurant:
501 Evans St / Facebook / Website / This circa-1938 seafood mainstay seats up to 600 in retro digs & offers overnight boat docking.
Floyd's 1921: (Not Waterfront!)
400 Bridges St / Facebook / Website / Southern dishes, steaks, seafood & live music in a white clapboard house with a patio & fire pits.