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232 W Beaufort Rd, Beaufort, NC 28516-8620
+1 252-648-8141
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17:30 - 20:45
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Tue - Sat 17:30 - 20:45
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Charlotte, North Carolina
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A bit hard to find with the bridge construction. Food is excellent, we had an awesome flounder dish. The chef is creative and his wife makes unique desserts. They will close for the season but be sure to visit in 2017!

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Thank mrbeau2016
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

We had heard of this restaurant and wanted to try it out. The food, service ,view and ambience were perfect. Julian, our waiter and Reagan his assistant gave us impeccable service. Because of the bridge construction it is difficult to get there but is more than well worth the effort.

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Thank Cam H
Raleigh, North Carolina
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43 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

I had dinner special rib eye with flash fried onions and root veggies. Husband had grouper and shrimp. Ordered dessert because of other posts on trip advisor. Diana was a great server. Went in off season and we took our dog. All o can say is it was great and we will be back when in the area.

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Thank Peggy M
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

Located in the Towne Creek Marina, this upscale restaurant always impresses. We had the fresh grouper, herb crusted, over jasmine rice, with a lemon caper sauce. Outstanding!. ... Karen, the hostess and owner, also takes her desserts very seriously. Any of them are memorable. Some other reviewers mentioned that it is expensive. Yes, but not outrageously so. You get what... More 

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Thank Jim G
Morehead City, North Carolina, United States
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22 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016

if you like very small servings of " pretty" food at overrated prices..this is your place...The coconut meatballs were three dots on the dish, the brussel sprout app. was so minced that you could not tell it was brussel sprouts. Out of the four of us , only one felt like they had a fulfilling meal or that they did... More 

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Thank Susan R
Beaufort, North Carolina
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2016

Wonderful food! We had the Korean Pork Belly Tacos Appetizer - superb! Shared the Grilled Creaser Salad added grilled Shrimp and then shared the Cajon Grouper. Everything from the Cocktails to the Dessert was amazing! Thank you City Kitchen a wonderful delight.

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Thank PecanNC
Cary, North Carolina
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575 reviews
381 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 199 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

We have seen this place from the water while riding our boat along the ICW, but we never stopped. This time we were visiting Beaufort by car and decided to pay it a visit. It took us a while to figure out how to get to it due to the new bridge construction. Nevertheless, we managed to find it and... More 

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Thank Bob_Creek
North Carolina
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79 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

As always, I am impressed with every facet of the food and service. We sat at the bar and Lauren provided extraordinary customer service, drinks and recommendations. We had the baked oysters, heirloom mozzarella apps with duck bolognese followed by the sticky pudding dessert which is omg to die for. Best place in Beaufort by far!

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Thank Vanessa-NC
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2016 via mobile

If you love fine dining you must try City Kitchen. It is hands down the finest restaurant on the Crystal Coast.. and could compete with the finest anywhere. Chef owner Bryan and pastry and restaurant owner Karen have their restaurant down pat. Nothing short of phenomenal from food, to service, to the view !!! Those in the know frequent this... More 

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Memphis, TN
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120 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2016

This is difficult to find with the road construction but they have excellent food and service. We had the Duck Bolognese and Shrimp and Grits. Both were very good and reasonably priced. Their specials are $35 and up but regular menu items are $18-22. The Duck was ground and had great sauce. The Shrimp and Grits had a bleu blanc... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$9 - US$29
Cuisine
American, Seafood
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations
Good for
Local cuisine, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Tuesday
17:30 - 20:45
Wednesday
17:30 - 20:45
Thursday
17:30 - 20:45
Friday
17:30 - 20:45
Saturday
17:30 - 20:45
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 232 W Beaufort Rd, Beaufort, NC 28516-8620
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Beaufort
  • Phone Number: +1 252-648-8141
Description
City Kitchen is a Waterfront Restaurant with approachable American Cuisine that is kicked up a notch. Just like our great country, the chef draws from our diverse ethnic mix, with Southern, Asian, Hispanic and other influences. City Kitchen's cuisine is imaginative yet familiar. We are an unpretentious restaurant, with an inviting decor and awesome food! (Our desserts are pretty darn tasty too!) Dinner Tues - Sat 5:30pm-until We also have a Waterfront-open air bar that is open in Season on Fri and Sat evenings. Call for hours as this is weather dependent.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?