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Grouper's Waterfront Restaurant

400 S Water St, Elizabeth City, NC 27909-4965
+1 252-331-2431
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  • Excellent19%
  • Very good29%
  • Average25%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible15%
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Open Now
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM Hours
American, Bar, Seafood
$$ - $$$
400 S Water St, Elizabeth City, NC 27909-4965
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Reviewed 12 August 2018

The food was very similar to what you would find at Denny's. Nicer ambiance than Denny's, but strange smell.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Charise J
Reviewed 7 August 2018

We were excited there was a dog friendly restaurant close to the Elizabeth City Town Wharf. The appearance was of an older establishment that could use some upgrading. The waitress was very kind to bring a bowl of ice water and a lemon slice for...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Chuck S
Reviewed 7 August 2018

We called ahead with a large party of 15, looking forward to deck dining. Half of us got there a good 15 minutes before the other half...we waited an additional 20 minutes, and not one soul came by to even say they would be with...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Catherine K
Reviewed 3 August 2018 via mobile

We enjoyed a lunch of crab cake and soft shell crab sandwich. Delicious- don’t miss the yummy cole slaw. Great service. Really enjoy ourselves!

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Suzanne R
Reviewed 2 July 2018

Decided mid-afternoon to go to dinner at Groupers. Called to see if a reservation was needed since we were a party of 5. Young lady answering the phone said we didn't need a reservation but could make one which we did. Had dined here back...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank tinacR5644AQ
Reviewed 30 June 2018 via mobile

Food did not seem very fresh at all and there was hardly anyone in the restaurant and our food took forever. The service was not great either we had to wait forever for staff to come get our food order and bring refills.

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank k_ceejay03
Reviewed 8 June 2018

The food was good and the staff was pleasant. The building they are in requires some repairs especially in the restrooms. Overall a pleasant experience.

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Donna D
Reviewed 1 June 2018

Very scenic over the water. Goodfood and beer.Server was nice. We will be back again as we live an hour away.

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank Elyse K
Reviewed 20 May 2018

To be perfectly honest, we were planning on eating at another restaurant in Elizabeth City but it was closed. We decided spur-of-the-moment to go out to dinner after a long day working in the yard and didn't call anywhere first. We didn't realize there was...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank tinacR5644AQ
Reviewed 3 May 2018

They weren't busy when we were there, but the wait staff was funny. It was such an easy walk from the Grice-Fearing house.

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank John K
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Parking Available, Highchairs Available
Good for
View, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 8:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 400 S Water St, Elizabeth City, NC 27909-4965
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Elizabeth City
  • Phone Number: +1 252-331-2431
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