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Grouper's Waterfront Restaurant

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400 S Water St, Elizabeth City, NC 27909-4965
+1 252-331-2431
Today
12:00 - 20:00
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 - 20:00
Mon - Thu 11:30 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 22:00
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Monroe, Virginia
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60 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

the first day in town three of us went to Grouper's for lunch. had the Crab and Avocado salad and mini crab cakes. great taste and filling. Found out they had Oyster night at the bar (Wed.) that night. Came back with our two puppies, and ate out on the deck, we had 12 steamed, 12 raw and 36 oyster... More 

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Thank Arthur R
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4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

Now that Thumper's has closed, Groupers has the best burgers in town, and it's really reasonable for lunch. It's about the only restaurant in town with a view of the river anymore. U can sit outside and feel the breeze off the rivers. Dog friendly at outside seating. Mostly good service. Sometimes it's slow.

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Thank Leilani W
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5 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016

We ate outdoors on the water and they had a live band which was actually good. The drinks were cheap enough (but not very strong) The food was average at best. Would recommend as long as you don't over expect.

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Thank Wayne D
Mocksville, North Carolina
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31 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

Nice small restaurant on the river front. They had a small outdoor dining area. We asked to sit outside. That seemed to upset the staff. Nice cool day for once. So sitting outside was nice. The bar outside was busy. Food was very good. Mayn't as much as you'd expect but enough to fill you. Waitress finally warmed up and... More 

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Thank Seldomtraveling
Hartford, Connecticut, Usa
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54 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016

We were in town for one night and were looking for a waterfront dining experience. This was waterfront and it was an experience. We had a drink (which were priced way lower than we are used to) and left. We were concerned to actually eat here. An older establishment with a bunch of patrons you would normally find in a... More 

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Massachusetts
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122 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 August 2016

It was hard to find this place. There is no sign on the street, the sign is on the roof of the 2 story building. We almost didn't dine because we could not find it. When we were walking back from the rivers edge we spotted closed umbrellas and tables on the pier. The wooden pier is in rough shape.... More 

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Thank maxxie13
Virginia
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2016

Our waiter was so nice and attentive bringing us bread and cocktails while advising us on what to order. My lobster tail was perfect and served beautifully.

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Thank ClariceVirginia
stuart fl
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33 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 July 2016

Went here on a Tuesday and started outside at the Tiki Bar and went inside for dinner. Not too crowded for dinner. The food was okay. The staff very accommodating. The views excellent!

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Thank dp215
Fort Worth, Texas
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 July 2016 via mobile

We had a great dinner recently. The blackened redfish was outstanding and very fresh. We also enjoyed a country western band playing that evening outside on the large deck overlooking the bay of Elisabeth City. We also found a great B&B at the last minute called the Foreman House with charming hosts Mel & Andy ( Andy is quite an... More 

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Thank DaxiongTexas
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3 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 July 2016

This place could be killer but they either do not know what they have or do not know what they are doing. Food is marginal at best, service is worse...only good thing is view and drinks are cheap.

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Thank Mike D

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Seafood
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Full Bar, Reservations, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 20:00
Monday
11:30 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 21:00
Thursday
11:30 - 21:00
Friday
11:30 - 22:00
Saturday
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 400 S Water St, Elizabeth City, NC 27909-4965
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Elizabeth City
  • Phone Number: +1 252-331-2431

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?