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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 good25%
  • Average30%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible14%
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“eat inside” (2 reviews)
“sit outside” (2 reviews)
“water front” (3 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Bar, Pub
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400 S Water St, Elizabeth City, NC 27909-4965
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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 4 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 7 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
Reviewed 5 October 2016

We ate outdoors on the water and they had a live band which was actually good. The drinks were cheap enough (but not very strong) The food was average at best. Would recommend as long as you don't over expect.

Thank Wayne D
Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

Nice small restaurant on the river front. They had a small outdoor dining area. We asked to sit outside. That seemed to upset the staff. Nice cool day for once. So sitting outside was nice. The bar outside was busy. Food was very good. Mayn't...More

Thank Seldomtraveling
Reviewed 20 September 2016

We were in town for one night and were looking for a waterfront dining experience. This was waterfront and it was an experience. We had a drink (which were priced way lower than we are used to) and left. We were concerned to actually eat...More

1  Thank Edward Z
Reviewed 7 August 2016

It was hard to find this place. There is no sign on the street, the sign is on the roof of the 2 story building. We almost didn't dine because we could not find it. When we were walking back from the rivers edge we...More

Thank maxxie13
Reviewed 30 July 2016

Our waiter was so nice and attentive bringing us bread and cocktails while advising us on what to order. My lobster tail was perfect and served beautifully.

Thank ClariceVirginia
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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, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
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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