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Bistro by the Sea

4031 Arendell St, Morehead City, NC 28557-2926
+1 252-247-2777
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good19%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“prime rib” (37 reviews)
“baked oysters” (9 reviews)
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American, Seafood, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
4031 Arendell St, Morehead City, NC 28557-2926
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I visited Bistro By the Sea this evening with my husband. We arrived around 6PM and the restaurant obviously was hosting several large parties. We were met by the hostess and unfortunately we did not get her name. She was quite rude told us she...More

Thank LandKWilliams
Reviewed 22 August 2018

Had to be on the coast and managed to have a last minute reunion dinner at the bar of Bistro - Great company and awesome food - Crab Bisque !!!!!! Prime rib a star and a nice finish of cake, strawberries and ice cream helped...More

Thank David H
Reviewed 21 July 2018 via mobile

One of my friends took a few of us out to dinner. I had eaten here once a couple of years ago and remembered the beef was tasty. Tonight I had the Almond encrusted chicken with the hazelnut cream sauce. It was heavenly. We also...More

Thank Inspiration529110
Reviewed 21 July 2018 via mobile

Oh my gosh....this restaurant is amazing!! We had the prime rib seared on the grill....it's melt in your mouth tender and the flavor is second to nothing you've ever had. This is not our first visit and the meals are always consistent! It gets our...More

Thank Jbbarnette
Reviewed 14 July 2018

Sort of lost, tucked in front of the Hampton Inn and next to a more eye-catching Taco Bell, this seems to be a "local favorite" -- in that there were plenty of locals there, not to many tourists. Caprese salad ap was nice, shrimp and...More

Thank JMartJr
Reviewed 11 July 2018

My husband and I went to Bistro by the Sea last week and it was great. I had the prime rib and it was cooked to perfection. He got the short rib and liked it so much he says he will order it every time...More

Thank beachbunny520
Reviewed 8 July 2018

The service was wonderful and the meal, especially the scallops were the best we have ever had! I definitely recommend this place to anyone.

Thank CindyS62814
Reviewed 30 June 2018 via mobile

Took my fiancé for a quiet evening out and was pleasantly surprised. We were seated immediately and our server (Jennifer) was outstanding! We had their Seafood Bisque which was to die for. My fiancé had the Chop Salad, which was almost more than she could...More

Thank Bear E
Reviewed 24 June 2018

We had a great meal at Bistro by the Sea. Our waitress was helpful and led us through the menu and helped us to mix and match some of the sides and entrees to include various seafood that we had wanted to try. They have...More

Thank dmallen32
Reviewed 24 June 2018 via mobile

We ate here on 6/23/18 and had a wonderful dinner. My wife and I had the almond encrusted chicken breast, my daughter had baked oysters on the half shell and my granddaughter had salmon and shrimp teriyaki. All dishes were delicious and service was excellent....More

Thank Robert S
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7 November 2018|
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Response from Libby E | Property representative |
We are booked for parties of 2 to 5 but we can put you on a wait list. For parties of 6+, we have limited tables at 11:30 or 3:30 in our banquet room not our main dining room. Our menu can be seen at bistro-by-the-sea FB... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$40
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Kids, Business meetings
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4031 Arendell St, Morehead City, NC 28557-2926
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Morehead City
  • Phone Number: +1 252-247-2777
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