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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 good26%
  • Average31%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible13%
Travellers talk about
“oysters” (5 reviews)
“fries” (2 reviews)
“eat inside” (2 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 - 20:00All hours
American, Seafood, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
400 S Water St, Elizabeth City, NC 27909-4965
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Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

Now that Thumper's has closed, Groupers has the best burgers in town, and it's really reasonable for lunch. It's about the only restaurant in town with a view of the river anymore. U can sit outside and feel the breeze off the rivers. Dog friendly...More

Thank Leilani W
Reviewed 5 October 2016

We ate outdoors on the water and they had a live band which was actually good. The drinks were cheap enough (but not very strong) The food was average at best. Would recommend as long as you don't over expect.

Thank Wayne D
Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

Nice small restaurant on the river front. They had a small outdoor dining area. We asked to sit outside. That seemed to upset the staff. Nice cool day for once. So sitting outside was nice. The bar outside was busy. Food was very good. Mayn't...More

Thank Seldomtraveling
Reviewed 20 September 2016

We were in town for one night and were looking for a waterfront dining experience. This was waterfront and it was an experience. We had a drink (which were priced way lower than we are used to) and left. We were concerned to actually eat...More

1  Thank Edward Z
Reviewed 7 August 2016

It was hard to find this place. There is no sign on the street, the sign is on the roof of the 2 story building. We almost didn't dine because we could not find it. When we were walking back from the rivers edge we...More

Thank maxxie13
Reviewed 30 July 2016

Our waiter was so nice and attentive bringing us bread and cocktails while advising us on what to order. My lobster tail was perfect and served beautifully.

Thank ClariceVirginia
Reviewed 21 July 2016

Went here on a Tuesday and started outside at the Tiki Bar and went inside for dinner. Not too crowded for dinner. The food was okay. The staff very accommodating. The views excellent!

Thank dp215
Reviewed 20 July 2016 via mobile

We had a great dinner recently. The blackened redfish was outstanding and very fresh. We also enjoyed a country western band playing that evening outside on the large deck overlooking the bay of Elisabeth City. We also found a great B&B at the last minute...More

Thank DaxiongTexas
Reviewed 16 July 2016

This place could be killer but they either do not know what they have or do not know what they are doing. Food is marginal at best, service is worse...only good thing is view and drinks are cheap.

Thank Mike D
Reviewed 15 July 2016

Nice view, pleasant staff and no wait on a Sunday evening for dinner. Beer list is limited and the food was good, not great. No complaints.

Thank BWB1973-1
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Seafood, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Full Bar, Reservations, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 20:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
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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