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Saltwater Grill

99 W Church St, Swansboro, NC 28584-9012
+1 910-326-7300
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good30%
  • Average13%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible5%
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“risotto” (10 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
99 W Church St, Swansboro, NC 28584-9012
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Ate dinner with my husband at this restaurant Oct 7 2017. Ordered cocktails before dinner...extra dry Grey Goose Vodka Martini straight up, my husband ordered a Manhattan. The martini reeked and tasted of vermouth. My husband spoke with the bartender, who admitted she made the...More

1  Thank cicitravels247
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have been to Saltwater Grill twice. The first time a couple of months ago was delicious. We got the fried flounder and received two huge pieces of flounder and the sides were delicious. We returned last night ordering she crab soup that was so...More

Thank Lucinda K
Reviewed 14 September 2017

We came for dinner during our week at the beach, 8 of us expecting a nice time to visit with each other. Sitting inside was our error because they had live music in the bar that completely drowned out all discussion or talking, including our...More

Thank William H
Reviewed 14 September 2017

The advertisement for the restaurant looked fabulous. It is located on the waterfront and the menu looked interesting. When we arrived, they were friendly and were very accommodating for our party of 9. They sat us near the kitchen, where we could overhear chatter from...More

Thank Linda C
Reviewed 12 September 2017

The view is worth the wait and expense...get a table on the 2nd floor deck, watch boats come and go by in the bay, dine on fresh caught seafood, definitely try the egg rolls, and relax.

Thank resteve62
Reviewed 8 September 2017

We have been to this restaurant several times and most recently, we took family from out of town there in July and were not pleased with the quality of the food at all. Everything was oversalted or unflavored. We spent over $200 on drinks and...More

Thank beachbums2013
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Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

We stopped here after paddle boarding, right when they opened at 11:15 ish. The waitress didnt seem happy to be working, no smile. Alligator bites- amazing, she crab soup- amazing! I ordered the shrimp plate - shrimp good. The coleslaw not so good. My husband...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 28 August 2017

We took a group of 7 here, and easily made a reservation. Service was good, Appetizers came quickly (recommend the coconut shrimp). Dinner did as well. Portions were modest, but quality was high. I would recommend this restaurant. They also had live entertainment on a...More

Thank Clifton G
Reviewed 20 August 2017

We split the crab crusted grouper @ $25. Good flavor, enough for 2 people. The side of risotto was good. Another meal of shrimp and grits ($17), was also good. The sampler of 2 spreads, one artichoke, and the other crab were excellent.($12).

Thank travelroc12
Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

Went there for our 5th year wedding anniversary and it was perfect. Wait time wasn't long, service was good and the food was delicious! We had the Angles on horseback & the catch of the day Grouper. Both were excellent. The view was breath taking!!

Thank Amy N
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$12 - US$25
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, View, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 99 W Church St, Swansboro, NC 28584-9012
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Swansboro
  • Phone Number: +1 910-326-7300
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Waterfront dinner at it's best, Chef David Owens serves only Fresh Local Seafood. With a Dock & Dine feature allowing boats to pull up and dine on our docks. Restaurant is open 7 days a week, serving Lunch & Dinner.
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