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8921 Crew Dr, Emerald Isle, NC 28594-1927
+1 252-424-8400
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good17%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“crab cakes” (64 reviews)
“scallops” (23 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
8921 Crew Dr, Emerald Isle, NC 28594-1927
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Reviewed 2 days ago

My wife and I enjoyed our dinner at the Caribsea. We found the food to be fresh and well prepared to our liking. The service was very good and attentive to our needs.

Thank John W
Reviewed 1 week ago

Went with a party of 5 family members to kick off our reunion, and everyone agrees. The bread rolls to start just melt - so good! We tried 5 different specialty cocktails, and all were both unique and tasty. We ordered small plate crab cakes...More

Thank KristenS1290
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

First visit here for a friend's birthday. We sat at the bar which was fun because it was like dinner and a show watching the two bartenders make drinks. We ordered a wedge salad to share (which was delicious) and they split it onto two...More

Thank Jodi F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Tonight we visited Caribsea for the fourth time this summer ... As usual, the food was excellent; however, this time we sat next to a table of five which was EXCEEDINGLY LOUD ... This rude behavior went on and on until we finally left ......More

Thank Buckeye0934
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We arrived right when they opened on a Friday night and were seated immediately, without a reservation. Service was prompt and the food came out quickly. Portions are small and prices are high. The menu is limited but there are enough options for everyone to...More

Thank Molly C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

great restaurant with a group. we had 5 people and ordered 2 big plates and 3 small plates and had plenty to share, a great way to try so many things. the crab cake was the BEST I've ever had. daily wine specials with half...More

Thank Janelle K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The Torpedo Lounge is the rooftop venue at the Caribe Sea restaurant. It serves as a cocktail bar for patrons waiting for a table, but it’s a gem on its own!! The overworked bartender, Cameron, was charming, knowledgeable, and attentive. We ordered appetizers- crab cakes...More

Thank silverandwine
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

For a very busy husband and wife with four young boys, date nights aren’t as frequent as we would like. But when we do have the opportunity, we take it, and like to have a good meal. We arrived shortly after they opened, table for...More

3  Thank Josh D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My husband got a variety of oysters and he loved them. I got the shrimp and grits small plate and it was ok. Not the best I’ve ever had. I did have a salad with some sort of goat cheese fritter and it was delicious!!...More

1  Thank TinaKornegay
Reviewed 12 August 2018 via mobile

We visited Caribsea with a fairly large party and had the best visit. Not only was the food delicious, the management and service here was perfect! Brittney was an impeccable server, had everything down to an art, and made us very happy. We will definitely...More

Thank BJaymes
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2 September 2017|
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Response from EllenHolmes67 | Reviewed this property |
They do not sell any New York strip. However they probably have one of the best burgers you'll ever eat in your life. Plus they have an extensive gluten-free menu. Never mind the quality of their Seafood. Patrick Hogan, the... More
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3 July 2017|
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Response from MsSCMomof4 | Reviewed this property |
Not a lot of menu choices but everything is great. My kids who are very picky and usually opt for chicken nuggets were forced to order burgers with a bacon compote, salad, and one had a crab wrap. They all loved it, which is... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$36
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Private Dining, Highchairs Available, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Business meetings, View
Open Hours
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
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17:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8921 Crew Dr, Emerald Isle, NC 28594-1927
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Emerald Isle
  • Phone Number: +1 252-424-8400
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Upscale seafood restaurant utilizing modern cooking techniques, practicing safe sustainable seafood and farm to table produce. Catering events & weddings.
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