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Mad Boar Restaurant
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American | Wilmington
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Husk - Charleston
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PinPoint
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Steam Restaurant - Embassy Suites
Steam Restaurant - Embassy Suites
(140)
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American | Wilmington, Wilmington

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Steam is a good restaurant but we were a little disappointed this time. Tuna special was cold when received. More

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Genki Sushi Bar and Japanese Restaurant
1. Genki Sushi Bar and Japanese Restaurant
(250)
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Sushi | Wilmington, Wilmington

Perfect atmosphere and even better food. Genki never disappointment. If you want real authentic Japanese cuisine and sushi look no further...Genki is the real deal. More

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Ocean Blvd Bistro and Martini Bar
2. Ocean Blvd Bistro and Martini Bar
(1394)
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Contemporary American | Kitty Hawk, Outer Banks

Love this place. Have been returning for many years and I have never been disappointed. Good to know the OBX skillet is still available, even if it is now on the secret menu. More

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Ceviche's
3. Ceviche's
(277)
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Seafood | Wilmington, Wilmington

fabulous food; charming decor, very reasonably priced More

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Aqua Restaurant
4. Aqua Restaurant
(1538)
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Seafood | Beaufort / Morehead City, Beaufort / Morehead City

Awesome service and great food! More

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Cape Fear Seafood Company - Waterford
5. Cape Fear Seafood Company - Waterford
(122)
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Seafood | Wilmington, Wilmington

Delicious dinner. Great service. Only issue was that there were three large tables in one room and it was quite difficult to carry on a conversation. More

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34 Degrees North Restaurant
34 Degrees North Restaurant
American | Beaufort / Morehead City, Beaufort / Morehead City

Visitors, boaters, and locals alike will enjoy the newest dining destination on the Crystal Coast

Our 150-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.

Our menus grant guests a passport to experience delicious locally inspired cuisine and hand-crafted specialty cocktails amidst a relaxed island setting overlooking Taylor’s Creek.

34° North, serves breakfast, weekend brunch, lunch, and upscale dinner daily and offers a full bar and bar menu.

34° North captures the island ambiance unique to its Beaufort locale. Dine on the outdoor patio, a covered open-air dining space overlooking Taylor’s Creek and Rachel Carson Reserve, home to over 30 amazing wild horses. The outstanding island views constantly change.More

Rusty's Surf & Turf
Rusty's Surf & Turf
Seafood | Nags Head, Outer Banks

Rusty’s Surf & Turf Outer Banks restaurant brings the bold flavors of the tropics to Hatteras Island. Owner Rusty Midgett left the island and honed his restaurant and kitchen skills in some of Philadelphia’s best restaurants with top chefs in the industry. He is inspired in the kitchen by the places he has traveled on surf trips and by his training in classic French and Italian restaurants. Let him surprise you with creative yet simple preparations. Offerings on the menu include fresh fish, shellfish, all natural chicken, pork, steaks and pasta in styles ranging from local to global, all served in a comfortable and relaxed atmosphere. Chef Rusty and his team have the resources and knowledge to turn all of these dishes into mouthwatering creations that will please the whole family. The restaurant is fun and colorful with an ever-changing local art collection. Rusty’s has a full bar featuring craft cocktails and craft beer.More

Discover Coastal North Carolina

The coastal region of North Carolina is a vacation magnet, and food is big business all along the shoreline. Fresh seafood establishments abound in this area, with many of them catering directly to the visitors as much as the locals. Steakhouses are also very common along the coast for those looking for a great cut prepared just right. The South is barbeque country, and you can add the North Carolina coast to the list, as barbecue smokehouses are plentiful and usually found in a bar-and-grill setting. International food is also a very popular choice along the North Carolina coast. Selections include Thai, German, Indian, and even Peruvian cuisine. Of course, there are many national chain establishments as well as locally owned family restaurants and combination eateries for those wanting something quick.

Discover Coastal North Carolina

The coastal region of North Carolina is a vacation magnet, and food is big business all along the shoreline. Fresh seafood establishments abound in this area, with many of them catering directly to the visitors as much as the locals. Steakhouses are also very common along the coast for those looking for a great cut prepared just right. The South is barbeque country, and you can add the North Carolina coast to the list, as barbecue smokehouses are plentiful and usually found in a bar-and-grill setting. International food is also a very popular choice along the North Carolina coast. Selections include Thai, German, Indian, and even Peruvian cuisine. Of course, there are many national chain establishments as well as locally owned family restaurants and combination eateries for those wanting something quick.