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Cox Family Restaurant

4109 Arendell St, Morehead City, NC 28557-2804
+1 252-726-6961
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good37%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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“seafood” (32 reviews)
Open Now
06:00 - 21:00 Hours
American, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
4109 Arendell St, Morehead City, NC 28557-2804
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Reviewed yesterday

Very busy and popular place open year round. Home cooking. Specials daily. Large variety. Good service. Good food. Try it!

Thank Debra S
Reviewed 1 week ago

great food even better prices the staff is friendly and lots of parking and its close to atlantic beach

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Reviewed 1 week ago

When in the Moorehead City area visit the Cox Family Restaurant for a true Southern down-home meal. An extended menu and lots of daily specials provide a seemingly endless selection. The seafood platter is MUCH better than offerings from other "seafood" eateries: Crisp, fresh-fried flounder,...More

Thank Dwaine P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Friendly staff, great food and a great price! I fed 5 adults, 1yr old and 3yr old for 65 bucks! Can't wait to go back!

Thank Erin J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Good country cooking at value pricing. Food, not cuisine. Baked chicken. Chicken livers. Ribeye steak. Grits. Country ham. Fried shrimp. Everything you could imagine on the menu, and about 25 different vegetables. (Stay away from the home fries, they are no longer homemade). Bacon to...More

Thank sophiegirl04
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

One of our regular places we eat.We eat breakfast a lot here we are home. Friendly staff, fresh food. Southern style eating.

Thank Teresa C
Reviewed 14 February 2018

Even though we stopped in within a hour of closing - food wasn't "warmed over". Great selection. Love all the veggie choices - too many to count! Come hungry, you get a lot of food for a very fair price. True 'family' restaurant. Great experience.

Thank T W
Reviewed 24 January 2018 via mobile

We had breakfast here one day the food was good, nice prices and a good sized menu we will go back staff is nice and the service was good

Thank Joedy P
Reviewed 23 January 2018 via mobile

A great place to eat a home cooked meal.i had the egg plate and Chay had a party melt. We will stop and eat when we are in the area.

Thank Lester E
Reviewed 2 December 2017 via mobile

Great breakfast menu, very friendly staff. Morehead City dining institution that goes back decades. The place for seeing local friends up and out early enjoying really good food and conversation...usually packed by mid morning and you might have a wait...it's worth it.

Thank Brower M
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4 September 2017|
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Response from sandraKay702 | Reviewed this property |
Breakfast is served all day.
7 December 2015|
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Response from Bear E | Reviewed this property |
I stopped for breakfast last Friday and one of our party had a Gift Certificate from COX Family Restaurant, so I would say yes they do. Just give them a call or stop in.
17 October 2015|
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Response from TimJester | Reviewed this property |
Since 1976
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
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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