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The Dock House

500 Front St, Beaufort, NC 28516-2208
+1 252-728-4506
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  • Excellent19%
  • Very good33%
  • Average24%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible12%
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“beans” (4 reviews)
“oyster burger” (4 reviews)
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American, Bar, Seafood
$$ - $$$
500 Front St, Beaufort, NC 28516-2208
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We go to the Dock house every time we are downtown Beaufort, it's where the locals go to hang out and have a drink. Boaters from all over have stopped there from Geraldo Rivera to Jimmy Buffet, you never know who you run into. A...More

Thank leonardf143
Reviewed 12 November 2017 via mobile

We thoroughly enjoyed our lunch at The Dock House. Service was excellent. Our party of 6 enjoyed peel n eat shrimp, shrimp poor boys, soft shell crab, salad, rice and beans, and fries. The food was yummy and the weather and view perfect! Sixty degrees...More

Thank Memillikan
Reviewed 28 October 2017 via mobile

We attended on a Saturday evening. It was not busy. The server did not visit our table for 20 minutes. It would take 20-30 minutes for him to return. We ordered the tuna special. When our food came, over an hour later, it was cold...More

Thank Molly H
Reviewed 28 October 2017 via mobile

The view was immaculate it was close to sunset and it’s truly a view worth watching but the menu is deceiving. I suggest that the menu be updated with descriptions and pictures. My fiancé ordered the Caribbean Jerk Chicken with black beans and rice, I...More

Thank DaLesa N
Reviewed 20 October 2017 via mobile

Who can by-pass the lure of a water front view! We loved the view but the inside of the restaurant, service, and food just didn’t sync with the outside atmosphere. It was a “grimy feeling” walk to get to the outdoor seating. Do not order...More

Thank Mickye S
Reviewed 13 October 2017 via mobile

We wanted to sit outside and enjoy the fresh air while eating lunch, but the smokers sitting outside ruined that. The outside area is a wrap around area covering 3 sides of the restaurant. We asked where the no smoking area was but the waitress...More

Thank beachcomber1947
Reviewed 2 October 2017

My wife and I ate at the The Dock House tonight. We sat outside on the deck and enjoyed wonderful weather along with wonderful food. I had the oyster dinner and my wife had a grilled chicken sandwich. Wonderful food. Oysters were cooked perfectly and...More

Thank Michael C
Reviewed 2 October 2017

The Dock House is in a great location in Beaufort,NC There food is not exceptional and the service is even worst. I have lived in this area for 14 years and over the time management has changed, but nothing else has. They seem to feel...More

Thank dot4563
Reviewed 19 September 2017 via mobile

When my husband and I walked up and saw all the people around we thought it had to be a good place to eat. Negative. Only go here if you want to drink, be around drunks, and don't care what kind of food you're given....More

1  Thank Ashley C
Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

We came to Beaufort to shop and soak up some old charm history We stopped here for lunch and a drink. Poor waitress was running around crazy, since rest of shift called in, we told her not to worry, since we are on island time....More

Thank skoolieowner
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Response from SharonB2 | Reviewed this property |
Donald - Your comments in Q&A have nothing to do with my review of the restaurant. I don't even drink coffee! Did you even read my comments or are you simply copying and pasting the same thing to all reviewers? Here is what... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Television, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Bar Scene, View, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 2:00 AM
7:00 AM - 2:00 AM
7:00 AM - 2:00 AM
7:00 AM - 2:00 AM
7:00 AM - 2:00 AM
7:00 AM - 2:00 AM
7:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 500 Front St, Beaufort, NC 28516-2208
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Beaufort
  • Phone Number: +1 252-728-4506
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