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On The WaterFront

€€ - €€€American, , Seafood
1 Harding Square, Washington, NC 27889-4772
+1 252-946-3463
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good40%
  • Average12%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible6%
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“scallops” (20 reviews)
“seafood” (26 reviews)
“cornbread” (7 reviews)
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American, Bar, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
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1 Harding Square, Washington, NC 27889-4772
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Reviewed 14 December 2017

Love this restaurant. Literally on the waterfront. Food is good quality. Will plate shared meals. Staff is professional and friendly. I go often.

Thank Marcy L
Reviewed 18 November 2017

We visited On The Waterfront for a seafood meal. We were there in the early evening. We started out with a piece of cornbread that was hot and delicious. Be sure you try the cornbread. I had the Pamlico Platter with shrimp, scallops and flounder....More

Thank Bob25869
Reviewed 26 September 2017 via mobile

We started with the Redneck Rockefeller oysters (collards instead of spinach). You get 5 for $9 and they are tasty. Split a Pamlico platter ($21) with all 4 (flounder, shrimp, scallops & oysters) with 2 sides (asparagus & red roasted potatoes). Took home 6 shrimp,...More

Thank GrammieSammie
Reviewed 22 September 2017

Our service was good and food was all eatable but there was nothing outstanding about it. We try another restaurant next time.

Thank Clare P
Reviewed 26 August 2017

Popular place to eat in town. Had a 20 minute wait for dinner. Char-grilled oysters were recommended, one dozen on the half shell. Good flavor but a bit overcooked. My sister ordered the Grilled Portabello Mushrooms with Sea Scallops, also recommended. This was an excellent...More

Thank Diane M
Reviewed 6 August 2017

I ordered the "catch of the day" (mahi-mahi) which was a rather small portion and badly overcooked. My baked potato was so cold it would not melt the butter. The veggies would have been good but they were heavily salted. We had to ask the...More

Thank Art P
Reviewed 4 August 2017

Today, Aug. 4, 2017 my wife, sister-in-law, brother in law and I once again dined at On The WaterFront in Washington, NC. As usual, the food was excellent. The fried Shrimp were plentiful and cooked to perfection. The fried flounder was likewise delicious and perfectly...More

Thank CharlieT740
Reviewed 26 July 2017 via mobile

Good food at reasonable prices. Scallops were very fresh. Portion of shrimp and grits was enough for two meals. Good local draft beer. Happy here. Closes at 4 on Sunday and closed Monday. We'd go back.

Thank sailor31
Reviewed 20 July 2017 via mobile

Came by for a cocktail and appetizer. Weather was perfect for sitting outside. Enjoyed the sunset and water view. Drinks were ok and appetizer options limited. Service was good

Thank Carol B
Reviewed 30 June 2017

6 small shrimp on large plate of watery linguini. Out of date flooring in need of replace or repair.

Thank Bobbybear0508
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Parking Available
Good for
Child-friendly, View, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 - 16:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Harding Square, Washington, NC 27889-4772
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Washington
  • Phone Number: +1 252-946-3463
Brand new. Seafood, Steaks and more. Beautiful setting, great prices, and out of this world homemade desserts. Also, a shelffish steam bar.
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