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The Dock House

500 Front St, Beaufort, NC 28516-2208
+1 252-728-4506
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  • Excellent19%
  • Very good32%
  • Average25%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible12%
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American, Bar, Seafood
$$ - $$$
500 Front St, Beaufort, NC 28516-2208
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We wanted to sit outside and enjoy the fresh air while eating lunch, but the smokers sitting outside ruined that. The outside area is a wrap around area covering 3 sides of the restaurant. We asked where the no smoking area was but the waitress...More

Thank beachcomber1947
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I ate at the The Dock House tonight. We sat outside on the deck and enjoyed wonderful weather along with wonderful food. I had the oyster dinner and my wife had a grilled chicken sandwich. Wonderful food. Oysters were cooked perfectly and...More

Thank Michael C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Dock House is in a great location in Beaufort,NC There food is not exceptional and the service is even worst. I have lived in this area for 14 years and over the time management has changed, but nothing else has. They seem to feel...More

Thank dot4563
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

When my husband and I walked up and saw all the people around we thought it had to be a good place to eat. Negative. Only go here if you want to drink, be around drunks, and don't care what kind of food you're given....More

Thank Ashley C
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We came to Beaufort to shop and soak up some old charm history We stopped here for lunch and a drink. Poor waitress was running around crazy, since rest of shift called in, we told her not to worry, since we are on island time....More

Thank skoolieowner
Reviewed 8 September 2017 via mobile

This place is a great place for lunch or dinner. If you can get a table on the porch upstairs you will have a lovely water view. The outside tables downstairs right by the water are nice too. Lunch Menu selections are great. Blackened tuna...More

Thank J G
Reviewed 21 August 2017

We live in the area but had not dined at the Dock House in years and gave it a try with another couple and a family member. The menu had the basics - some salads, burger, chicken sandwiches, etc. Nothing special or different. I had...More

Thank iriskitty
Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

I have been coming to the Dockhouse for centuries. I return because it's ALL here... Easy breakfast buffet, hearty pub fare, traditionally prepared seafood and dependable Continental selections served up in a unique waterfront colonial building at reasonable prices... and that's only the half of...More

Thank byrdman499
Reviewed 8 August 2017

The location is really nice and convenient to other things in town. It is set up a little different and we weren't really sure where to enter to eat inside. There was plenty of outside seating, but it was too breezy for us. We were...More

Thank RaceTravel
Reviewed 3 August 2017 via mobile

We were hungry & ready to relax dockside. Took too long for a waitress to come give us menus even though we were way after lunch rush. She apologized and then we witnessed the same "spiel" to other customers who arrived. Then we waited another...More

Thank Heidi H
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Response from SharonB2 | Reviewed this property |
Donald - Your comments in Q&A have nothing to do with my review of the restaurant. I don't even drink coffee! Did you even read my comments or are you simply copying and pasting the same thing to all reviewers? Here is what... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Television, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, View, Bar Scene
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 2:00 AM
7:00 AM - 2:00 AM
7:00 AM - 2:00 AM
7:00 AM - 2:00 AM
7:00 AM - 2:00 AM
7:00 AM - 2:00 AM
7:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 500 Front St, Beaufort, NC 28516-2208
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Beaufort
  • Phone Number: +1 252-728-4506
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