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Aqua Restaurant
114 Middle Lane
Beaufort, NC 28516
“Small plates, big plates, great wines”. The Aqua Restaurant supports local famers and fishermen by offering fresh, local products prepared with a creative touch. Aqua’s small plates hold small portions of tastes to pass aroundthe table, while the big plates are full sized dinners.  

Blue Moon Bistro

119 Queen St.

Beaufort, NC 28516

(252) 728-5800
Blue Moon offers fine dining worthy of an upscale restaurant in a laid back, friendly, historic setting.

Boardwalk Cafe

510 Front St.

Beaufort, NC

(252) 728-0933
A laid back restaurant with a waterfront view and outoor seating, Boardwalk Café offers a breakfast buffet and menu, beef, fresh local fish, pastas, homemade soups, and salads. .Catch the weekend breakfast buffet s Saturday and Sunday from 7 to 11 AM.

The Beaufort Grocery Co

17 Queen St

Beaufort, NC

(252) 728-3899

Fresh local seafood, choice steaks, chicken, veal and lamb, with fresh vegetables, freshly baked breads an homemade desserts. Beaufort Grocery Co. serves a Sunday Brunch, and also has a delicatessen with meats, cheeses, homemade salads and breads.

Clawsons 1905 Restaurant & Pub

429 Front St.

Beaufort, NC 28516

(252) 728-2133
A Beaufort landmark, Clawson's 1905 has been recommended by
Frommer's, Fodor's, and Traveler Magazine. Dine in an atmospheric building which was once Clawson's General Store around the turn of last century.  Local seafood, steaks, ribs, and pasta. Specialties include Shrimp & Grits, Core Banks Shrimp & Crab Saute,  Shrimp Tempura, Clawson’s slow cooked Baby Back Pork Ribs.

Cru Wine Bar and Coffee Shop

120 Turner St.

Beaufort, NC 28516

(252) 728-3066


Located in a restored historical building near the waterfront, the Cru Wine Bar operates as a   combined wine store, wine bar and coffee shop. You can enjoy live music, free internet, Escazu' artisan chocolates, specialty cocktails, pizzas, quesadillas, soups, sandwiches and more. Open 6:30 am and close late 7 days a week.

Fish Tales at Town Creek Marina

232-A W. Beaufort Rd.

Beaufort, NC 28516

(252) 504-7263

Casual waterfront family restaurant serving fresh local seafood, chicken and specialty dishes.


Front Street Grill at Stillwater

300 Front St.

Beaufort, NC

(252) 728-4956

Waterfront locations offers spectacular views crisp white linen napkins and tablecloth, and s.; Local seafood and prime beef- crab spring rolls with plum sauce Down East clam chowder,  baked oysters, goat cheese salad, and  Key lime pie. Reservations are highly recommended for dinner.

No Name Pizza & Subs

408 Live Oak St

Beaufort, NC

(252) 728-4978
Where the locals go for dinner. Excellent pizza, a wide variety of subs, hamburgers, pasta, chicken, Greek salad is laden with feta cheese and accompanied by garlic bread – even authentic baklava.  is a must-have. Dine-in or drive-through service, open seven days.

Ribeyes Steakhouse

509 Front St.

Beaufort, NC

(252) 728-6105

Serving Choice Omaha grain-fed rib-eye steaks, boneless chicken breasts, seafood, and pork chops – all grilled and accompanied by unlimited salad.

Royal James Cafe

117 Turner St.

Beaufort, NC

(252) 728-4573
Early 1950s Formica, wood and neon décor. Shrimp burgers, hot dogs, Down East clam chowder. Antique Brunswick pool tables, juke box, video games, flat-screen TV.

The Spouter Inn

218 Front St.

Beaufort, NC

(252) 728-5190

Fresh local fish, in-house bakery, where fresh-baked desserts and breads, scallops parmesan, bouillabaisse, soft shell crabs, prime rib, and unique medleys of pasta and seafood.  


  Captain's Choice Restaurant

977 Island Rd.

Harkers Island, NC

(252) 728-7122
Captain's Choice serves Down East cuisine including beef, chicken, and vegetables, chowders and salads. Substantial seafood buffet.

Driftwood Restaurant

 3573 Cedar Island Road

U.S. Hwy. 12

Cedar Island, NC 28520

(252) 225-4861
Weekend prime rib special. Local seafood, pasta, homemade Clam Chowder, homemade desserts.

Sea Side Galley

311 Island Rd.

Harkers Island, NC

(252) 728-6171
Seafood, burgers, subs, pizza and more, easy on the wallet.  



Shackleford Banks, NC


Campground, hotel, motel, or B&B -- whatever your style,we can point you to great local lodging.


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Respect free-roaming horses as wildlife. Keep at least the length of a large bus between you and the horses at all times., And try not to disrupt their behavior with your presence.




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