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Grouper's Waterfront Restaurant

400 S Water St, Elizabeth City, NC 27909-4965
+1 252-331-2431
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  • Excellent17%
  • Very good26%
  • Average33%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible12%
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“sit outside” (2 reviews)
“tiki bar” (2 reviews)
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American, Seafood
$$ - $$$
400 S Water St, Elizabeth City, NC 27909-4965
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11 - 20 of 89 reviews

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...More

1  Thank Edward Z
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...More

Thank maxxie13
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.

Thank ClariceVirginia
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!

Thank dp215
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...More

Thank DaxiongTexas
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.

Thank Mike D
Reviewed 14 July 2016

Nice view, pleasant staff and no wait on a Sunday evening for dinner. Beer list is limited and the food was good, not great. No complaints.

Thank BWB1973-1
Reviewed 4 July 2016

My husband, daughter and I went there for dinner. First off, the coffee was so dark and bitter that I added 4 creams and didn't even get the color down to a dark brown. My daughter and I had a Caesar salad, for which we...More

Thank Trish W
Reviewed 3 July 2016

Waitress was great and terribly overworked...........Drinks were awful.....all 5 dishes were awful .....one salad had a piece of wire and a tiny piece of something unknown in it - salad dressings were of unknown origin..............Just don't go.....

Thank 5catmom
Reviewed 27 June 2016

Slightly expensive but the view is nice. It's small so you're apt to have to wait for a seat on a busy weekend. There aren't many items to choose from on the menu.

Thank leeney13
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Full Bar, Reservations, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 20:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 22:00
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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