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Grouper's Waterfront Restaurant

400 S Water St, Elizabeth City, NC 27909-4965
+1 252-331-2431
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  • Excellent19%
  • Very good26%
  • Average31%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible12%
Travellers talk about
“oysters” (5 reviews)
“fries” (2 reviews)
“sit outside” (2 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
400 S Water St, Elizabeth City, NC 27909-4965
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I had lunch and it was great, they have daily specials and a nice menu. I ask the waitress for something that was not on the menu and the owner came out and said sure. You can eat inside or on the huge water front...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Food was great we both had a steaks. We sat at a table with water view. Service was good and prompt.

Thank angie b
Reviewed 28 May 2017 via mobile

My family and I were searching for restaurants in Elizabeth City & found this one through google. It was a pleasant surprise. The prices are unbelievably low and great quality food. I had the jerk chicken with red beans which was very tasty. My parents...More

Thank Andrea C
Reviewed 20 April 2017

The wife and I were visiting Elizabeth City as a getaway for a few days. There are not a lot of choices for "fine dining" in this area. Our dinner at Grouper was a pleasant surprise. It was Sunday night and were immediately seated.We thoroughly...More

Thank wakeforestjerry
Reviewed 24 February 2017

Met up with some long lost cousins and we had a great meal and the best service. The waitress knew we had traveled far to have this dinner together and she was fine that we were still gabbing at the table after closing and she...More

Thank Barb J
Reviewed 24 February 2017

My friend and I came to Grouper's Waterfront Restaurant on a beautiful sunny President's Day afternoon. Here are my impressions: 1.) We were greeted promptly by the maitre'd--good. 2.) The waitress greeted us in a timely fashion and in a friendly manner--great. 3.) My ginger...More

Thank JDWTraveler
Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

Had the dinner for 2, it was amazing! The food was delicious, waitress was very friendly and on point! Our experience there was incredible. Definitely recommend this restaurant as it is one of our favorites.

Thank Donna A
Reviewed 5 December 2016 via mobile

Stopped in for drinks on a Friday evening. Straight to the bar were the keeper was friendly and attentive. The crowd is mostly older but were lively and having a good time. Decent beer selection but didn't get a chance to try the food

Thank Matt M
Reviewed 8 November 2016

the first day in town three of us went to Grouper's for lunch. had the Crab and Avocado salad and mini crab cakes. great taste and filling. Found out they had Oyster night at the bar (Wed.) that night. Came back with our two puppies,...More

1  Thank Arthur R
Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

Now that Thumper's has closed, Groupers has the best burgers in town, and it's really reasonable for lunch. It's about the only restaurant in town with a view of the river anymore. U can sit outside and feel the breeze off the rivers. Dog friendly...More

Thank Leilani W
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Seafood, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Full Bar, Reservations, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Romantic, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
12:00 - 20:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 400 S Water St, Elizabeth City, NC 27909-4965
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Elizabeth City
  • Phone Number: +1 252-331-2431
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