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Island Breeze Grill

220 N Poindexter St, Elizabeth City, NC 27909-4414
+1 252-338-0048
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good29%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“jerk chicken” (11 reviews)
“plantains” (3 reviews)
“red snapper” (2 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM Hours
Caribbean, Jamaican
$$ - $$$
220 N Poindexter St, Elizabeth City, NC 27909-4414
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I dined for lunch on a Friday. We went for the $9.99 buffet although the restaurant has a menu with something for everyone, sort of southern/Caribbean fusion. The menu includes such things as meatloaf, jerk chicken, and oxtails. The buffet was a...More

1  Thank karofl1
Reviewed 28 May 2018 via mobile

I always enjoy the buffet at lunch. All the food is full of flavor and taste freshly made. Make sure to visit the salad bar they usually have fresh fruit in season

Reviewed 5 October 2017 via mobile

Finally found a seafood dish that should have been bronzed!! The red snapper was prepared with the intent to satisfy the eater for sure with red peppers and red onions, cabbage may have been taken from my mother's pot...that's under investigation LOL!! The beans and...More

Thank CJ S
Reviewed 12 August 2017

Miss Julie and I recently found ourselves in Elizabeth City on shopping day visiting a number of stores around town. Shopping complete, I asked her if she would like to have lunch, an offer thats rarely refused since we get off the farm infrequently. Would...More

Thank rjmurphynj12
Reviewed 25 July 2017 via mobile

Someone would expect a tacky, beach rip-off joint from the name of the restaurant (and the neighborhood). But it's clean, appropriately decorated for a Caribbean restaurant, along with soft reggae music. Most importantly, the food is authentic and quite delicious. Not blisteringly spicy. Other reviewers...More

Thank Pomommie
Reviewed 12 June 2017

We met for lunch and ate off the buffet which was very good with curried chicken, grilled chicken, and pork. The cooked cabbage was very good as well as the yams. I will have to say the service leaves a lot to be desired but...More

Thank missy682
Reviewed 7 January 2017

Awesome lunch buffet. Come hungry. Full bar and the employees like the food. Lots of spice (big flavor, not too hot), chicken, beef, goat. Amazing vegetables and sauces. Desserts are authentic and unusual. Have come back more than once.

Thank Dick D
Reviewed 29 December 2016

First, those photos from 2012 and 2013 are old. The restaurant is now in a hip, new downtown location, walkable from the harbor, the art museum, the waterfront park, and downtown shopping. Second, once you are there, the service is very friendly and the food...More

Thank MSExplorers
Reviewed 10 November 2016

Based on other reviews, dropped by Island Breeze Grill while vacationing in Elizabeth City. Very quiet weekday in November, so parking was easy and the restaurant was uncrowded. Nice décor inside and can watch people working out in a gym across the street. Only single...More

Thank Robert R
Reviewed 27 October 2016

An excellent buffet, authentic jerk chicken and sides. Would highly recommend to anyone who likes this kind of spicy food.

Thank Caryn S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 220 N Poindexter St, Elizabeth City, NC 27909-4414
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Elizabeth City
  • Phone Number: +1 252-338-0048
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