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Amos Mosquito's Restaurant & Bar

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

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Gluten free options available
Down East Clam Chowder
House Salad
Assorted‎ lettuces tossed in balsamic vinaigrette with sliced red onion, shredded carrot, cucumber and sweet grape tomato
Caesar Salad
Cut romaine lettuce with homemade croutons and parmesan cheese
2 skewers of grilled shrimp $+1.00
Grilled chicken breast $+1.00
Iceberg Wedge
Simply topped with our blue cheese dressing and crumbled bacon
Warm Cheesy Lobster Dip
Seasoned with sherry, pimientos and green onions, served with toasted baguette
Fried Dill Pickles
Lightly battered kosher dills served with a cajun remoulade
House Fried Potato Chips
Potato‎ chips served with our homemade blue cheese dip
Coconut Shrimp
Crunchy tempura and coconut batter lightly seasoned with curry and served with a sweet chili dipping sauce
Steamed Pork Dumplings
Seasoned with ginger and garlic, served with sesame–soy dipping sauce
Lump Crab Cakes with Roasted Corn
Our own recipe, rich with crab meat, spiked with scallions and topped with a spicy chipotle aioli sauce
Have it vegetarian for $15.95
Shrimp and Scallop Alfredo
Large shrimp and local sea scallops with asparagus, onion and sun-dried tomatoes sautéed in a light cream sauce seasoned with pesto and parmesan cheese, served over linguini
Too much food, order a single chop for $16.95
Southern Fried Boneless Pork Chops
Two chops seasoned with our secret 11 herbs and spices, fried and topped with tasso gravy, served with smashed potatoes and sautéed spinach
Shrimp and Grits
Large shrimp, smoky andouille sausage, sliced mushrooms and green onions sautéed together in a mild roasted red bell pepper broth served on a mound of cheddar cheese grits
Sesame Seared
With a sweet soy drizzle, served with jasmine rice and sautéed edamame
Cajun Style
With a side of remoulade, served with jasmine rice and succotash
And served atop a large house salad
Have it vegetarian for $15.95
Lump Crab Cakes with Roasted Corn and Scallions
Served over penne pasta with garlic, spinach and sun-dried tomatoes, topped with spicy chipotle aioli
Mixed Seafood Grill
Grilled shrimp, scallops, yellow fin tuna and red bell pepper drizzled with cilantro-lime vinaigrette and served with black beans and jasmine rice
Half-Pound USDA Prime Burger
Served through the garden with lettuce, onion, tomato, pickles and french fries add cheddar or bacon for $1 each.
Grilled Chicken Salad
Ounces of grilled chicken breast served on a salad of mixed greens, carrots, onions, tomatoes, cucumbers, goat cheese, pecans and dried cranberries tossed in our homemade fat free vinaigrette
Served with smashed potatoes and green beans.
12 Oz Sterling Silver Ribeye
7 Oz Certified Angus Filet:
Sautéed Mushrooms and Onions
Skewer of Grilled Shrimp
3 Oz of Lump Crab Meat Panned in Butter
Add a Crab Cake
Blue Cheese Crumbles
All seafood may be steamed or broiled. Please add an additional $5.95 to include crab legs as an item in your 2- or 3-item combination. The 2 crab leg dinner may not be shared. All plates served with fries and slaw.
Fresh Oysters
Local Flounder
Soft-Shell Crabs
Local Sea Scallops
(1) $19.95
(2) $28.95
Steamed Dungeness Crab Legs
The Big Skeeter
Combination of your choice of two fried seafoods
The Big Bad Skeeter
Combination of three fried seafoods this is 12 ounces of hand-breaded, lightly fried seafood
We will be closed January 1st - January 16th Reopening on Thursday January 17th. Welcome to Amos Mosquito’s Restaurant & Bar – or more affectionately known by locals as “Skeeter’s”. Established in 1999, Amos Mosquito’s offers a family friendly environment with a menu of fresh seafood and a wide variety of creative entrees. While in our first location on the Morehead City Waterfront, and here in our present location on Atlantic Beach overlooking beautiful Bogue Sound, we’ve had one primary goal in mind – to create the most unique, fun, and high quality dining experience that can be found in Eastern North Carolina. We have a seasoned staff of chefs, servers, and hosts who are passionate about
US$15 - US$30
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Dinner, After-hours
American, Seafood, Sushi
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is one of my favorite restaurants in Atlantic Beach, The food is always good. The service is good too.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank 788rodneys
Reviewed 1 week ago

we got there right when they opened.. food was amazing! can't wait til our next summer beach trip to have dinner again

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank JBilling1602
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Six of us had our NYE dinner at AO. We all really enjoyed out meals. Our reservations were for 6:30 and were seated pretty much on time. Sadly, that early in the evening, they were already out of chicken stuffed with crabmeat and Mike had...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank iriskitty
Reviewed 14 December 2018 via mobile

Omg the meatloaf!!!! Just say yes to the best meatloaf you will ever eat!!!! I love going here every year for our Christmas party and I will order nothing else because I know the meatloaf will be the best ever!!!! The atmosphere is great as...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Authordixon
Reviewed 24 November 2018 via mobile

We lost power and did not have electricity to warm up the thanksgiving leftovers. We found this place by accident and we are glad we did! The food was delicious with large portions. Our server was Suger and she did a great job. Kind of...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank MarkA40
Reviewed 24 November 2018 via mobile

Food was okay but lacked that wow factor for the price. The food was presented well and with fast service. Waitress had a strong southern accent that seemed fake or maybe she was mocking someone at our table. It didn’t go over well though.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank i814unme
Reviewed 22 November 2018 via mobile

We stopped in on discount night, because we’re cheap like that. We had the mahi special and crab cakes over pasta. It was all delicious. Our server (Darlin) was helpful and attentive. We will be back, even if we have to pay full price. Lol....More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Nonstopvacay
Reviewed 12 November 2018

Thoroughly enjoyed Amos Mosquito's on a recent trip. Casual, great grub, great service. Both the wife and I thought it was very, very good.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Paul S
Reviewed 10 November 2018

A neighbor suggested we try the Bang Bang shrimp. We did and it is SO good. Served as an appertiser but enough to two. We ordered with two salads and it was dinner for both of us.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Sue S
Reviewed 4 November 2018 via mobile

There is a reason why people line up everyday to enjoy dinner at Amos Mosquito. This please never disappoints. The dinner is worth the wait! Great service as well.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Paradise50505704145
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Ronald I
11 June 2018|
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Response from Judy A | Reviewed this property |
We had a unique, outdoorsy decor theme. We had a good start on a tasty menu. And, we had a long list of really bad names for a restaurant. During a brainstorming session someone suggested “Skeeter’s”. We all liked it... More
29 October 2016|
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Response from AtlanticBeachLover | Property representative |
That is correct. On Wednesday nights in the fall and winter all of our entrees are discounted about 40% from their regular prices. We would love to see you on a Wednesday night.
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