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Gulfstream Restaurant

78 Myrtle Ave, Carolina Beach, NC 28428-6860
+1 910-458-8774
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good27%
  • Average11%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“fries” (30 reviews)
“seafood” (24 reviews)
“cheese omelet” (4 reviews)
Open Now
6:00 AM - 8:30 PMAll hours
American, Seafood
$$ - $$$
78 Myrtle Ave, Carolina Beach, NC 28428-6860
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Good breakfast been here for a couple of them. Eggs bacon I like the hot sausage grits too but you can have home fries. Home made biscuits and across from charter boats.

Thank richlee1975
Reviewed 16 October 2017

Went there for lunch. Have not been there in years. Was not disappointed with food. Good variety of food and ample amount served. Wait staff attentive and friendly. Will return after tourist season.

Thank Monk55
Reviewed 10 October 2017

smaller diner lots of locals worth a taste food was great and home cooked southern style service fast and more than friendly can see the boat docks and activity out the window got to try

Thank woodman333
Reviewed 4 October 2017

We keep hoping they will wise up and take credit cards. Until they do we won't return. We are locals.

Thank Oosik
Reviewed 22 September 2017 via mobile

Why 5 stars? Service, excellent food, family, location, simple come as you are place! Breakfast menu is the deal, creamy grits, excellent hash, great home made potatoes and open through dinner too. Their staff is the absolute best too.

Thank Storm-762
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

Great home style breakfast had eggs, sausage links, home fries and toast, friendly and quick service.

Thank Rhovorka
Reviewed 3 September 2017

No frills spot off the beach - but typically that means great diner type food. They did not disappoint. Had an omelet that was full of toppings and great flavor. Home fries were great - not greasy at all...amped had just the right balance of...More

Thank newspaperjay
Reviewed 31 August 2017

Not sure what happened...but it's not the same. Bigger crowds means not great service and unappetizing food. Our meals were slow to receive, coldish -- and the norm. Gulfstream used to be da bomb. Not so much. Go to Granny's for breakfast, lots of other...More

Thank KeoniHawaii
Ed T, Owner at Gulfstream Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 September 2017

The vast majority of our feedback is extremely positive and more often proclaims Gulfstream as better than ever so we are certainly not in a 'turn it around' mode. If you were not well served on your recent visit, we regret that happened and encourage...More

Reviewed 31 August 2017 via mobile

We walked here for breakfast yesterday and it was great. I got the eggs Benedict and home fries. My husband got an omelette with cucumber and feta cheese and the biscuits were really good too. The service was great they made sure everything was good...More

Thank Karla G
Ed T, Owner at Gulfstream Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 September 2017

So happy to hear you enjoyed your visit to Gulfstream. Hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 28 August 2017

First of all, they do not indicate that they are closed for a few hours in the afternoon. We arrived to read that their hours posted on the door did not match what their website says. This was very inconvenient as we have young toddlers....More

Thank mnh0514
Ed T, Owner at Gulfstream Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 29 August 2017

We are very sorry that you were misinformed about our breakfast all-day service. We definitely have it and are the only place in the area for all-day breakfast! The server who made that mistake is no longer employed at Gulfstream and we do apologize for...More

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Questions & Answers
3 November 2016|
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Response from Ed T | Property representative |
Yes, with the exception of just a couple of specialty items such as waffles that aren't offered all day.
7 October 2016|
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Response from Ed T | Property representative |
We accept cash and local checks only. We do have an ATM on the premises and there is a Bank of America just a couple of doors down.
12 July 2015|
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Response from Ed T | Property representative |
We do not have a specific gluten free menu but our kitchen is always happy to accommodate special dietary needs whenever possible.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$20
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Takeout
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
6:00 AM - 3:00 PM
6:00 AM - 8:30 PM
6:00 AM - 8:30 PM
6:00 AM - 8:30 PM
6:00 AM - 8:30 PM
6:00 AM - 8:30 PM
6:00 AM - 8:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 78 Myrtle Ave, Carolina Beach, NC 28428-6860
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Carolina Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 910-458-8774
Local favorite for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Causal dining overlooking the Yacht Basin in the heart of Carolina Beach. Daily specials, seafood specialties and a full range of family fare.
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