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The Spouter Inn

218 Front St, Beaufort, NC 28516-2123
+1 252-728-5190
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good31%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“crab cakes” (89 reviews)
“seafood” (69 reviews)
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American, Bar, Seafood, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
218 Front St, Beaufort, NC 28516-2123
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Some of the best food I have ever eaten In my life! The beef filet and mashed potatoes was simply to die for!! Don't miss this restaurant during your stay in Beaufort!

Thank Radford2014
Reviewed 2 days ago

Had not eaten here in years but stopped in for a rainy day lunch a couple of weeks ago and the food was great! I was a little worried the place was getting a bit long in the tooth but they are holding up just...More

Thank Brian P
Reviewed 3 days ago

Lovely restaurant right on the waterfront. We ate lunch outside -- nice linens, tablecloth, friendly staff. I had the crab and corn chowder, which hit the spot. My friend had clam chowder, which she loved, but it had too many herbs for me -- I...More

Thank Barb J
Reviewed 4 days ago

The view is great right on the water if you eat outside on the deck. Service was outstanding. Food was well seasoned. They offered local trigger fish. We also tried the shrimp and grits which was very good too. Portions were pretty large. They have...More

Thank KBR99
Reviewed 6 days ago

We were in Beaufort for five days and tried lots of restaurants. The Spouter Inn was by far the nicest experience. We sat by the water, the service was excellent, and the food was great! I would highly recommend this restaurant!

Thank mjs26
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had reservations and we were seated right away. I got their mixed green salad with goat cheese. It was delicious. Then I had their 1/2 serving of crab cake with aioli sauce for seniors. Also very good. My wife had the soft shelled crab...More

Thank Kenneth K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had tried some of the other restaurants in Beaufort and were never disappointed so when a local shopkeeper recommended The Spouter Inn we took her advice. The double burger was excellent, almost too big but I hung in there and finished it. Good sides,...More

Thank JM M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Spouter is a cute and cozy restaurant on the water. They have great corn chowder, fish dishes, and salads. They also have a bakery that makes wonderful napoleons, pies and cookies!

Thank bonvivantnc
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

As a Brit who regularly visits Beaufort I think it's the nicest place in town for dinner. It is not pretentious but serves good food and has a great view. I love the stuffed flounder and my husband definitely had food envy! Staff are friendly...More

Thank sue r
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After spending the morning at Cape Lookout we were ready for a late lunch and stumbled on the Spouter Inn. We were lucky enough to be seated outside (but there is plenty of indoor seating if you prefer) out of the sun, but well within...More

Thank GmaDonnaB
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Questions & Answers
Lance E
12 July 2016|
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Response from LoriJoBaas | Reviewed this property |
Yes, there is a kids menu
15 June 2016|
Response from LoriJoBaas | Reviewed this property |
Unfortunately, because there is not an outside entrance to the patio, pets are not allowed. :(
John P
12 June 2016|
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Response from Eddie H | Reviewed this property |
Yes. They definitely take dinner reservations and I assume lunch and brunch as well. Great local seafood, prime rib, breads and desserts. Enjoy!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
US$9 - US$29
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, View, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
11:15 - 21:00
11:15 - 21:00
11:15 - 21:00
11:15 - 21:00
11:15 - 21:00
11:15 - 21:00
11:15 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 218 Front St, Beaufort, NC 28516-2123
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Beaufort
  • Phone Number: +1 252-728-5190
  • E-mail
Waterfront dining in Historic Beaufort, North Carolina. Recently renovated, ahhhmazing views, covered waterfront deck! Bar & Lounge with waterfront views & full menu service. A beautiful setting to relax,enjoy a great meal and true southern hospitality! Serving FRESH LOCAL CARTERET CATCH and CERTIFIED ANGUS BEEF. Our in house BAKERY provides fabulous desserts, breads, special orders and retail/take out service. Dinner reservations recommended and accepted by telephone only. CALL FOR OFF SEASON HOURS
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