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M & M's Cafe

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American, Bar, Pub
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205 S Water St, Oriental, NC 28571-8834
+1 252-249-2000
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11:00 - 21:00
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Hours:
Sun 08:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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United States
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299 reviews
189 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Friendly warm atmosphere with good food. Nice daily specials. Lots of seafood dishes. Super friendly service . Always good.

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Thank Vsm09
Quilmes, Argentina
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38 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016 via mobile

Although the service was a bit slow, the hamburgers with blue cheese were delicious! Worth paying a visit to this little place near the harbour.

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Thank Kilmesyes
New Bern, North Carolina, United States
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

I've dined at M and M's many times over the years and always had a very good meal. But, both service and food was very poor last Saturday night, even though the restaurant had many empty tables. A server should not scold me for not looking at the special board when I came in. And, fish should not be cooked... More 

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Elbert, Colorado
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24 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016

Friendly types, great atmosphere, wonderful grog and oh that pecan pie! Don't dare miss it! Stop in for just a relaxing tyme, stories being told and for any reason one can think of...

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Thank Steve H
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

Excellent rack of lamb! Atmosphere is great but can be a little loud because of small area. Always has great specials and staff is energetic.

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Thank Kim S
Solomons, Maryland
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33 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016

Very disappointed in both the food and the service. Shrimp quesadilla was nothing but shrimp and cheese - absolutely no flavor, gazpacho had an overpowering vinegar flavor with very few chopped vegetables and the sweet potato fries were routine at best. The waiter - he initially forgot the sweet potato fries, hurriedly dropped them off at the table once reminded... More 

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Thank BanditJoad
Virginia Beach, Virginia
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108 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2016 via mobile

This was our second visit to M & M and the food was delicious. The shrimp is always fresh and sweet. I recommend M & M when in Oriental.

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Thank Tommy B
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12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2016

Went recently and ordered the calamari appetizer. Big mistake! Frozen breaded from any grocery store with bottled marinara is what we got. I've eaten there through the years and have watched the decline in standards that once had this a great place to eat. From the appetizers to the desserts you mostly can get out of the frozen section at... More 

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Thank Taytum C
Fuquay-Varina, North Carolina
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29 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016

We have eaten here several times over the past two years. Always good service and really good fresh food.

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Thank Sharon M
Bakersville, North Carolina
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37 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2016

Went with a large group (8) were seated fast. Food was very good. Staff was very friendly. Price normal for what we ate.

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Thank rezz049

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$8 - US$30
Cuisine
American, Bar, Pub
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 21:00
Monday
11:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 205 S Water St, Oriental, NC 28571-8834
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Oriental
  • Phone Number: +1 252-249-2000
Description
We are a casual every day dining restaurant with indoor and outdoor dining. We serve everything from fresh local seafood to comfort food to the classics. If you like cold drinks, local friends and an at home atmosphere this is the place for you.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?