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C & H Oyster Bar

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1524 N Road St, Elizabeth City, NC 27909-3244
+1 252-338-3300
Mon - Sat 17:00 - 22:00
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17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

GPS (Magelan) lead us to an address with mobile homes for sale but no sea food restaurant. Bad try. We had to have dinner elsewhere.

Thank Stephane V
Cary, North Carolina
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63 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 March 2016

This seasonal restaurant (oysters = a month with an R in them!) always has great seafood. The fried shrimp are nearly perfect without too much batter. The oysters whether steamed or on the half shell are great. We've been visiting for years and it is consistently good. It does get busy in the expected times with a line forming most... More 

Thank chiefdcates
Elizabeth City, NC
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476 reviews
288 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 190 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 March 2016

This was our second dinner here in almost 12 years of living here, and we have heard lots of rave reviews about the food. One of us had a dozen good raw oysters and the clam chowder (average). The other had the small plate of fried oysters (good, not amazing, slightly soggy), very good and crisp fries, and very finely... More 

Thank Grice-Fearing
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Reviewed 16 March 2016 via mobile

The portions are generous and the service was great. Love the oysters. My wife fell in love with the crab cakes.

Thank Epreach
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115 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 March 2016 via mobile

Seafood here is outstanding.. Oysters in season of course are terrific! They were fresh from Maryland and were great! So was the shrimp! The only thing missing was good tartar sauce! The only kind they have is out of a package and its disgusting! But I guess you can't have everything, very low key But good and fresh but come... More 

Thank Keeterbarn Corn... F
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37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 February 2016 via mobile

An Oyster Bar, caters to locals, a lot of them fishermen. Service at the bar is fast, food is fresh, patrons and staff are friendly. When you have a hankering for oysters this is the place.

Thank Dick D
Chesapeake, Virginia, United States
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126 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 February 2016 via mobile

Took another couple down to Elizaberh City, NC to enjoy fresh oysters. Was able to be able to get to the bar where we each ordered a peck of steamed oysters to start with. The size of the oysters were large and tasty. Finished it off with fried oyster dinner. Well worth the trip from Norfolk, VA.

Thank Lee H
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76 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 January 2016 via mobile

Great local place for fresh tasty oysters. Do not miss it!! Local haunt that is worth the diversion if heading to the outer banks.

Thank Timothy f
Elizabeth City, North Carolina
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20 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 December 2015

good food fresh oysters, fresh shrimp, great fried shrimp sit at the bar for faster service rough bat foods great

Thank bfm3123
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108 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 December 2015

The steamed oysters are great. I recommend a peck and fries. This will cost somewhere in the region of $30 with tip and a cold beer. Nothing remotely fancy about this place and yet that's just right. Make sure you sit at the bar of you want oysters. I love the place but cannot afford to go there as often... More 

Thank NorthSouth

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 15 - USD 20
American, Seafood
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
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Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1524 N Road St, Elizabeth City, NC 27909-3244
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Elizabeth City
  • Phone Number: +1 252-338-3300

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?