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Where do the locals eat...

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Where do the locals eat...

Hi! Visiting Morehead City next weekend. I'm looking for the best seafood restaurant--just fried seafood, nothing fancy. Where do the locals eat seafood? Thank you!

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Wilmington, North...
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1. Re: Where do the locals eat...

Try Els Drivein....it is for sure nothing fancy. Car hops bring the food to you. One of the very best shrimp burgers around! Also, on the waterfront there are a number of calabash style restaurants that are very good and resonable price.

Mississippi
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2. Re: Where do the locals eat...

Sanitary Fish Market has some outstanding fried seafood. Good luck.

Sanitary Fish Market @ 501 Evans Street, Morehead City, NC 252 - 247 - 3111.

http://www.sanitaryfishmarket.com/

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3. Re: Where do the locals eat...

Thanks everyone for the suggestions!

Orlando, Florida
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4. Re: Where do the locals eat...

I just returned from "Sammy's" on 6th street. The best fried seafood platter I've eaten. Wonderful staff also.

Chapel Hill, North...
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5. Re: Where do the locals eat...

Sanitary Fish Market is a NC institution.

Lots of good places in Beaufort and the beaches, too.

Fort Belvoir...
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6. Re: Where do the locals eat...

Sanitary , El's , Sammy's , Capt. Bill's , Cox , Ice House , Channel Marker ( Atlantic Beach) ,

El's is good food ( cash only unless it changed ) , Cox is really good ( ALOT of locals go through even Military) . You can hit most of these from the main road on Arendell St. There are ALOT of great placces to eat at in the area though. Consider venturing to Atlantic Beach and Beaufort ! They offer some good places to eat also !!

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7. Re: Where do the locals eat...

I may be a little late here, but I am a local. I've eaten at just about every restaurant there is in Carteret County. My three main favorites are Ruddy Duck, Cox's and El's Drivein, in that order. Also, it depends on what you want to eat and if you want alcohol with it.

Garner, North...
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8. Re: Where do the locals eat...

Ruddy Duck is great. Lunch and supper. Daily specials and water front dining

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9. Re: Where do the locals eat...

Thanks all for the suggestions!

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