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City Kitchen

232 W Beaufort Rd, Beaufort, NC 28516-8620
+1 252-648-8141
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  • Excellent85%
  • Very good11%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“brunch” (7 reviews)
“baked oysters” (19 reviews)
“grouper” (25 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
232 W Beaufort Rd, Beaufort, NC 28516-8620
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Located above a marina on the second floor. Staircase is a little hard to negotiate for seniors. Nice atmosphere with average service. One of our meals was the duck Bolognese, it was tasty but the serving size seemed small but probably was a average portion....More

Thank damondowneastnc
Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited for the first time and so glad we did! The food, service and views were wonderful!! My husband had the tuna steak over a vegetable succotash and rice. He loved it! I had the crab cake, which was huge, over rice with zucchini. The...More

Thank Brenda W
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Seven of us dined at City Kitchen recently and everyone left happy. Although a little tricky to get to because of highway construction, once there you'll find a wonderful marina view, friendly and competent service amd a kitchen that aims to please. We all had...More

Thank beck6286
Reviewed 9 August 2017

Worth the effort to navigate the new bridge construction. Never disappointed from a visit there. Incredible meals, beautiful sunsets, and terrific service.

1  Thank Dorothy K
Reviewed 8 August 2017

The atmosphere is nice the food was good but over priced. You have to go up a flight of stairs to get to the place, which is not good. Went last year and did not keep hours that were posted. Maybe by the time the...More

Thank dot4563
Reviewed 8 August 2017

Have known Karen and John for a few years now - they run a top notch shop with excellent service, food, and ambience. John's creations from the kitchen are imaginative and artfully prepared but unlike other places, you get a good portion on the plate....More

Thank John C
Reviewed 14 July 2017

Dined here again last night and everything was delicious. We had the baked oyster app, Mike had the grouper special and I had the burger from the menu. Everything was very good. Our server was fun and spent just the right amount of attention on...More

Thank iriskitty
Reviewed 10 July 2017

Had a cajun grouper special with grilled okra, jasmine rice and tomato gazpacho. All prepared perfectly. It was a steamy day so opted for gin and tonic instead of our usual wine. Dined too early for sunset view which is lovely. Have to come back...More

Thank du3577
Reviewed 3 July 2017

An excellent restaurant with creative and varied dishes. On the second floor, but the breeze makes up for the climb. Not many tables, so plan ahead with a reservation. This is a local favorite, and well worth the visit.

1  Thank James D
Reviewed 18 June 2017 via mobile

We we visiting Beaufort, NC for the Big Rock fishing tournament and wanted to try a new restaurant. I read the reviews for City Kitchen and thought we needed to try it. The reviews were spot on. The atmosphere was great and the the food...More

1  Thank WendyGIrmo
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2 July 2017|
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Response from Docinnc | Reviewed this property |
Probably one entree is vegetarian, we had fish, so I can't be sure. But based on our experience, they certainly would do much more than pasta sauce and spaghetti. 😊
28 September 2016|
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Response from Susan R | Reviewed this property |
don't know..we did not enjoy our experience and will not be going back
9 June 2016|
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Response from Fisherman123-2 | Reviewed this property |
yes they did a great job
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
US$9 - US$29
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, View, Romantic
Open Hours
17:30 - 20:45
17:30 - 20:45
17:30 - 20:45
17:30 - 20:45
17:30 - 20:45
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 232 W Beaufort Rd, Beaufort, NC 28516-8620
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Beaufort
  • Phone Number: +1 252-648-8141
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City Kitchen is a Waterfront Restaurant with approachable American Cuisine that is kicked up a notch. Just like our great country, the chef draws from our diverse ethnic mix, with Southern, Asian, Hispanic and other influences. City Kitchen's cuisine is imaginative yet familiar. We are an unpretentious restaurant, with an inviting decor and awesome food! (Our desserts are pretty darn tasty too!) Dinner Tues - Sat 5:30pm-until We also have a Waterfront-open air bar that is open in Season on Fri and Sat evenings. Call for hours as this is weather dependent.
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