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Old Salt

133 Turner St, Beaufort, NC 28516-2138
+1 252-728-2002
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good24%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible5%
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“butter cake” (23 reviews)
“flounder” (24 reviews)
“fries” (45 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
133 Turner St, Beaufort, NC 28516-2138
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Reviewed 27 February 2016 via mobile

We visited this restaurant while visiting the area. My husband had fish chowder which he absolutely loved. He also had crab cake appetizers which were very good. I had fried shrimp with coldslaw. The shrimp were a bit greasy, so I peeled some of the...More

Thank Kirsten F
Reviewed 13 December 2015

We tried The Old Salt based on a recommendation from friends, who had eaten a delicious dinner there recently. We only had time for lunch, but it was perfect. Friendly staff, eager to please, food was delicious, atmosphere was charming. I had the special shrimp...More

1  Thank Flomosr
Reviewed 23 November 2015 via mobile

We ate here for lunch on a nice Saturday afternoon in November. We were able to sit outside and enjoy the weather. I ordered the tuna tacos- which were on their board outside as part of a lunch special. They were very good- nothing to...More

Thank Kelley D
Reviewed 12 November 2015

I ordered the scallops, they were very fresh and well cooked. we ate in the lounge area of the bar which can sometimes be bad but it was not. Our waitress was the bartender but had no problem keeping up with us and her bar...More

1  Thank Thedriveagain
Reviewed 21 October 2015

Really unassuming little place with a friendly staff and a good menu for a quick lunch. We asked them to put our Oyster "burger" on a wrap with the house special sauce and it was really good flavor. Fries were ok but enhanced with the...More

Thank Wmrawls
Reviewed 17 October 2015

This place used to be the Net House which was a long time favorite. When Old Salt opened we knew we had to give it a try. We went here last year but just had appetizers and a beer. This year we made a point...More

Thank Abycats
Reviewed 11 October 2015 via mobile

What a pleasant find. I had the soft shell crab burger, a first for me, being a fan of SS Crab. The house fries were great and the butter cake is a must, worth the extra mile you will need to walk it off :)

Thank JVSibley
Reviewed 19 September 2015

Great food, good service. Can you say homemade? Housemade sauces and dressings including ketchup! Yum! Delicious chowder, desserts and fries. We all enjoyed our meals and will be back.

Thank Meg W
Reviewed 8 September 2015

The moment I entered Old Salt, I felt welcomed. The hostess and server were both warm and personable and really seemed to enjoy their jobs. It was my first time to Beaufort and they were both eager to tell me all about the town and...More

Thank DarkRoads
Reviewed 5 September 2015

Service: friendly, professional. Food: Poor, disappointing. We had dinner. I won't go into great detail. It was so bad. We went because it was ranked 6th on Trip Advisor, and the reviews seemed ok. When we left, we felt totally ripped off. There are so...More

1  Thank rachelh486
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James G
Is there a dress code?
16 October 2016|
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Response from Klb067 | Reviewed this property |
We went for lunch and it was very casual.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Seafood, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 133 Turner St, Beaufort, NC 28516-2138
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Beaufort
  • Phone Number: +1 252-728-2002
Located directly across from the Historical Society. Previous owners called it the Net House.
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