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Saltwater Grill

99 W Church St, Swansboro, NC 28584-9012
+1 910-326-7300
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good29%
  • Average13%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible5%
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“conch fritters” (11 reviews)
“risotto” (10 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 22:00All hours
American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
€€ - €€€
99 W Church St, Swansboro, NC 28584-9012
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Had the best shrimp and grits I've ever had while here. Service was very good. The fried brussel sprouts just ok, need a healthier option for those. Enjoyed eating here on our first visit to Swansboro.

Thank Crystal595
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I wanted to have a nice sit down dinner by the water, so we checked in at Saltwater Grill at Swansboro at 5:05 pm and requested to be seated inside, the two ladies at the front said it’d be a 90 min...More

1  Thank Luviminda G
Reviewed 3 November 2017

Got there just as they opened for lunch. Sat out on porch overlooking sound. Lots of boat traffic to watch. Service was great and the food excellent. What was really surprising at how reasonable the prices were. Will be coming back to this place. Parking...More

Thank Greg W
Reviewed 2 November 2017

My wife and I stopped by for lunch based on a recommendation from a family member and we were delighted that we did so! We were there on a weekday and "off season" so there was not a big crowd. The setting of the restaurant...More

Thank billvfitz
Reviewed 1 November 2017 via mobile

We had lunch there twice in one week. Both times the food was amazing!! I had the shrimp and grits-it's so rich and creamy, perfection! My husband had the grilled mahi and seafood platter. It is a great setting, the wait staff is friendly and...More

Thank Susan F
Reviewed 1 November 2017

Excellent conch fritters, crab cakes and an amazing spinach salad with grilled tuna, strawberries & feta. Staff very friendly. Waterside porch overlooking the river.

Thank sailorsnc
Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

We ate here recently based on the recommendation from our extended family who used to live in the area we were visiting with. If we had read the recent reviews, we would have wanted to go else where. First off, our food took an hour...More

Thank Neal J
Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

Ate dinner with my husband at this restaurant Oct 7 2017. Ordered cocktails before dinner...extra dry Grey Goose Vodka Martini straight up, my husband ordered a Manhattan. The martini reeked and tasted of vermouth. My husband spoke with the bartender, who admitted she made the...More

1  Thank cicitravels247
Reviewed 7 October 2017 via mobile

We have been to Saltwater Grill twice. The first time a couple of months ago was delicious. We got the fried flounder and received two huge pieces of flounder and the sides were delicious. We returned last night ordering she crab soup that was so...More

Thank Lucinda K
Reviewed 14 September 2017

We came for dinner during our week at the beach, 8 of us expecting a nice time to visit with each other. Sitting inside was our error because they had live music in the bar that completely drowned out all discussion or talking, including our...More

Thank William H
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$12 - US$25
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, View, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 99 W Church St, Swansboro, NC 28584-9012
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Swansboro
  • Phone Number: +1 910-326-7300
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Waterfront dinner at it's best, Chef David Owens serves only Fresh Local Seafood. With a Dock & Dine feature allowing boats to pull up and dine on our docks. Restaurant is open 7 days a week, serving Lunch & Dinner.
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