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Cox Family Restaurant

Certificate of Excellence
American, Diner
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4109 Arendell St, Morehead City, NC 28557-2804
+1 252-726-6961
06:00 - 20:00
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Sun 06:00 - 20:00
Mon - Sat 06:00 - 21:00
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2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Had a great breakfast at a super value and noticed the menu for dinner. We went back for dinner and were very pleased. Great value!

Thank Gay W
Havelock NC
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177 reviews
146 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Went for our Saturday morning breakfast out. Food was good as was the service. My husband had pancakes and sausage. More food than he could eat. I had an omelet that I enjoyed as well.

Thank donlar
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36 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very reasonable and great service. Family friendly and really good homemade food! We went for breakfast and lunch and dinner looked awesome as well.

Thank Bethisner
Salisbury, Maryland
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23 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The restaurant is cute. A real family owned diner. The staff is great. We found the food to be just ok. We had scrambled eggs and an omlet. The eggs were as flat as a pancake. Just ok. Coffee was served in small mugs. Just ok. Grits were ok. Go there if you want a quick meal in a friendly... More 

Thank Bob D
Atlantic, North Carolina
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50 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I've been going to Cox's for years. You can always count on a little better than average Supper and Lunch. The breakfast (Which I think you can get all day) is above average. The wait staff is always friendly and the place has a homey feel. There always a crowd because you can count on a decent meal at a... More 

Thank damondowneastnc
Wilmington, North Carolina
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347 reviews
262 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a great restaurant run by wonderful folks. The food is fresh made, priced right, and served with a smile. Every time I am in the area I eat here often.

Thank GuyfromILMNC
Tuxedo, North Carolina
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110 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had dinner here on a Friday night and came back for breakfast the next day. Extensive menu with a huge variety of side dishes. This is a "coastal" restaurant, so lots of seafood ( although mostly it's of the breaded & fried variety). Service is welcoming and friendly, and everything we ordered was delicious and served promptly. The only reason... More 

Thank ChefMarkChristopher
Gastonia, North Carolina
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17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

Stopped in here for a quick dinner. This place has a nice, local feel. You seat yourself and can peruse the menu at the table. I was immediately greeted by the waitress. Service throughout the meal was fine. I ordered the fisherman's platter. The shrimp & flounder were cooked correctly. The scallops were way over-cooked. Hush puppies were not very... More 

1 Thank JR-NC700
Kernersville, North Carolina
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3 reviews
Reviewed 14 March 2017

This is a fantastic family restaurant. The booths are a bit cramped but you can get some great seafood at very reasonable prices.

Thank Deborah P
Newport, North Carolina
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19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 March 2017 via mobile

I like to go early in the morning, so when I dropped the dog off at grooming, I stopped in for a bite. Was welcomed with a friendly greeting and asked where I had been. Enjoyed a light breakfast and some conversation.

Thank Charles H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
American, Diner
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
06:00 - 20:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4109 Arendell St, Morehead City, NC 28557-2804
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Morehead City
  • Phone Number: +1 252-726-6961

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?