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On The WaterFront

1 Harding Square, Washington, NC 27889
+1 252-946-3463
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good40%
  • Average11%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“scallops” (17 reviews)
“seafood” (22 reviews)
“clambake” (4 reviews)
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17:00 - 23:00All hours
American, Bar, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1 Harding Square, Washington, NC 27889
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I ordered the "catch of the day" (mahi-mahi) which was a rather small portion and badly overcooked. My baked potato was so cold it would not melt the butter. The veggies would have been good but they were heavily salted. We had to ask the...More

Thank Art P
Reviewed 1 week ago

Today, Aug. 4, 2017 my wife, sister-in-law, brother in law and I once again dined at On The WaterFront in Washington, NC. As usual, the food was excellent. The fried Shrimp were plentiful and cooked to perfection. The fried flounder was likewise delicious and perfectly...More

Thank CharlieT740
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Good food at reasonable prices. Scallops were very fresh. Portion of shrimp and grits was enough for two meals. Good local draft beer. Happy here. Closes at 4 on Sunday and closed Monday. We'd go back.

Thank avemar38
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Came by for a cocktail and appetizer. Weather was perfect for sitting outside. Enjoyed the sunset and water view. Drinks were ok and appetizer options limited. Service was good

Thank Carol B
Reviewed 30 June 2017

6 small shrimp on large plate of watery linguini. Out of date flooring in need of replace or repair.

Thank Bobbybear0508
Reviewed 24 June 2017

Three of us came for dinner before dancing (which is every Thursday evening from 6-9 in the bar/dance area). We each ordered from the Bar/Grill menu. The Oyster Po Boy was excellent. 6 nice fat oysters fried to perfection with lettuce and tomato on a...More

Thank TracyW610
Reviewed 17 June 2017 via mobile

Just happened to be in the area when they had Summer Festival. Very nice stroll through the waterfront. Some stores are open as well as dining.

Thank GTLightning
Reviewed 25 May 2017

This restaurant had a beautiful view of the waterfront, very friendly staff, and decent prices. Their burgers were delicious! The outside doesn't quite match the atmosphere on the inside, but our overall experience was very good!

Thank MacKenzie_May
Reviewed 8 May 2017 via mobile

Been there 5-6 times with friends but never had a good meal or service. Very nice view on the patio so just having a drink would be a 4 or 5 depending on weather

Thank John R
Reviewed 17 April 2017

We found ourselves at the waterfront so ended up eating there instead of another place we had been directed to. They open at 5 pm and there was already a queue at the door to get in. The food was very good and the portions...More

Thank I B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
View, Bar Scene, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 16:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Harding Square, Washington, NC 27889
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Washington
  • Phone Number: +1 252-946-3463
Brand new. Seafood, Steaks and more. Beautiful setting, great prices, and out of this world homemade desserts. Also, a shelffish steam bar.
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