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Thumpers Downtown Bar & Grill - CLOSED

200 N Poindexter St, Elizabeth City, NC 27909-4414
+1 252-333-1243
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Overview
  • Excellent12%
  • Very good20%
  • Average31%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible25%
12 Oct 2015
“Key West in Eastern NC”
30 Aug 2015
“A Sports Bar with Cold Beer on a Hot Day”
Restaurant Hours Closed
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American, Bar
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200 N Poindexter St, Elizabeth City, NC 27909-4414
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1 - 10 of 24 reviews

Reviewed 12 October 2015

We enjoyed the laid back Key West vibe, exceptionally friendly bar staff. Fun. Efficient service and food was good too! Chef actually came out and personally checked on us! Indoor and outdoor seating available.

Thank Wilmington_NCCyndi
Reviewed 30 August 2015

A sports bar with good cold beer and a menu with food, but we did not try the food. The waitstaff was friendly and helpful.

Thank SCBlossom
Reviewed 27 August 2015

My mom and I ate here last week and I can say, without a doubt, this was the worst meal we've had out in years. We were seated in the main dining area, which was hot, dirty, and worst of all, there were flies *everywhere*...More

Thank Amanda P
Reviewed 24 March 2015

I cant decide which is worse. The nasty sticky carpet floors, the drunk locals in the middle of the day, or the over done burger and cold fries. I had heard this place was the place to go in Elizabeth City. So we did just...More

Thank Denise R
Reviewed 13 March 2015

THUMPER'S IS DANGEROUS! I live in the neighborhood. After observing this backed-up toilet of a bar, and going inside twice, I have concluded that Thumper's is THE gathering place for Elizabeth City's finest hillbillies and gangstas that love to fight, yell, and act like idiots....More

Thank Phil P
Reviewed 24 December 2014

The food is spotty at best. My burger was overcooked but the service was excellent at the bar. The dining room was empty even though it was dinnertime and we didn't want to sit in there alone. The atmosphere is your typical sports bar.

Thank StayCationNC
Reviewed 1 September 2014 via mobile

Sat down for some wings and burgers with my fiance. The service was great, the food was even better. Great southern country atmosphere. The price was even good too. I give it 5 stars

Thank Derek L
Reviewed 3 May 2014

Sat at the bar, had steamed oysters and clams, 4 of us. Spent $120.00. A little pricey, but OK. Not many folks there, appeared not many locals. Place was not friendly at all. There is a variety of places to dine at in Elizabeth City,...More

1  Thank Frank S
Reviewed 4 February 2014

I am in Elizabeth City for three days for a Coast Guard school. After driving around town for 30 mins I came to the conclusion that there isn't a wide variety of options when dining out. I sat on the bar side of the restaurant....More

1  Thank Goodfoodconosuier
Reviewed 23 August 2013

One other couple in the place and service was poor. Food was bad---how can you screw up a cheeseburger and grilled cheese sandwich? Also it's nasty and smells bad. Oh---there excuse is "it's a bar."

2  Thank Jim K
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$10 - US$15
Cuisine
American, Bar
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 200 N Poindexter St, Elizabeth City, NC 27909-4414
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Elizabeth City
  • Phone Number: +1 252-333-1243
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