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Mr. P's Bistro

309 N Howe St, Southport, NC 28461-3419
+1 910-457-0801
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good19%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“prime rib” (53 reviews)
“oysters” (48 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
309 N Howe St, Southport, NC 28461-3419
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We enjoyed our meal last Saturday night. Enjoyed sitting at the bar. I had fresh blacking flounder with butter beans and red roasted potatoes. Husband had the shrim gumbo. Both very delicious.

Thank Debbie W
Reviewed 1 week ago

Mr P's is one of my favorites in Southport. Great food, nice atmosphere & service. It's a great asset to Southport.

Thank Scott P
Reviewed 1 week ago

Dinner is always great at Mr. P's! We've never had a bad experience. Food is wonderful and the wait staff is attentive and professional. Highly recommend this restaurant for dinner with friends or for a romantic evening.

Thank Kbrazel
Reviewed 1 week ago

Everything here is delicious. From the smoked salmon appetizer to the prime rib, you can't go wrong. And, the staff truly welcomes you in as if they're welcoming you home. Get the Tuna. You won't regret it. But be careful with the wasabi. It's intense!...More

Thank C-Lina123
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Service great,food fantastic. ...price fair. ..we celebrated our anniversary there. A little loud but all in all a very pleasant experience. ...

Thank Donna P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Every year we spend a week at Oak island and we always have a trip to Mr P's every time. Their oysters bienville are fantastic, the scallops are always perfect, and their fried green tomatoes are always soooo good. The staff has always been attentive...More

Thank Shane C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The four of us decided to celebrate our August anniversaries with a nice dinner out. We had been renting a house on Oak Island for the past two weeks. We read the reviews for Mr. P's Bistro and decided to give it a try. We...More

Thank Prudy S
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

My wife and I recently had dinner here with another couple. Our experience I'm afraid was impacted by a large family dining just several tables away. Our entire meal was accompanied by the screams of a young person at this other table. Not once did...More

Thank Robert A
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

As far as I know this is the only "upscale" eatery in left in Southport. Not sure what happened to the Pharmacy, which was better than Mr. P's, but it is gone and Mr. P's has not closed the gap left by the Pharmacy closing....More

Thank Marconi33
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

They have been a Southport tradition for many years in two locations. They have excellent daily specials and even the sides (e.g. my favorite: fried green tomatoes) are of high quality. Their seafood is all I ever have and is always fresh and tasty, and...More

Thank RayStJames
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Response from Cheryl R | Reviewed this property |
Yes you,can!
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Response from Traveler46022 | Reviewed this property |
Yes. My wife follows a gluten free diet, and Mr. P's has a number of choices that are just as good as the rest of the menu.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 309 N Howe St, Southport, NC 28461-3419
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Southport
  • Phone Number: +1 910-457-0801
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A longtime Southport institution, one of the top dining spots in town. Low Country-leaning menu. Good wine list
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