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C & H Oyster Bar

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1524 N Road St, Elizabeth City, NC 27909-3244
+1 252-338-3300
Mon - Sat 17:00 - 22:00
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My Wife and I went there 2 weeks ago and they said all tables were full and we had to wait. We waited about 30min. and in that time 3 other groups came in that the waitress talked to by name and were seated immediately while we sat there?! So if they do not know you! You may have to... More 

Thank Stephen H
Suffolk, Virginia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Good seafood and a pleasure to watch the guys work as you eat. You know it's fresh because they turn the business quickly.

Thank golf1632
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

This place is a no frills seafood joint that is only open seasonally. They give you plenty of fresh food and prices are quite decent.

Thank Jennifer M
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

GPS (Magelan) lead us to an address with mobile homes for sale but no sea food restaurant. Bad try. We had to have dinner elsewhere.

Thank Stephane V
Cary, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 March 2016

This seasonal restaurant (oysters = a month with an R in them!) always has great seafood. The fried shrimp are nearly perfect without too much batter. The oysters whether steamed or on the half shell are great. We've been visiting for years and it is consistently good. It does get busy in the expected times with a line forming most... More 

Thank chiefdcates
Elizabeth City, NC
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 March 2016

This was our second dinner here in almost 12 years of living here, and we have heard lots of rave reviews about the food. One of us had a dozen good raw oysters and the clam chowder (average). The other had the small plate of fried oysters (good, not amazing, slightly soggy), very good and crisp fries, and very finely... More 

Thank Grice-Fearing
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 March 2016 via mobile

The portions are generous and the service was great. Love the oysters. My wife fell in love with the crab cakes.

Thank Epreach
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114 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 March 2016 via mobile

Seafood here is outstanding.. Oysters in season of course are terrific! They were fresh from Maryland and were great! So was the shrimp! The only thing missing was good tartar sauce! The only kind they have is out of a package and its disgusting! But I guess you can't have everything, very low key But good and fresh but come... More 

Thank Keeterbarn Corn... F
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 February 2016 via mobile

An Oyster Bar, caters to locals, a lot of them fishermen. Service at the bar is fast, food is fresh, patrons and staff are friendly. When you have a hankering for oysters this is the place.

Thank Dick D
Chesapeake, Virginia, United States
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2016 via mobile

Took another couple down to Elizaberh City, NC to enjoy fresh oysters. Was able to be able to get to the bar where we each ordered a peck of steamed oysters to start with. The size of the oysters were large and tasty. Finished it off with fried oyster dinner. Well worth the trip from Norfolk, VA.

Thank Lee H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$15 - US$20
American, Seafood
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
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Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1524 N Road St, Elizabeth City, NC 27909-3244
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Elizabeth City
  • Phone Number: +1 252-338-3300

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