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Saltwater Grill

99 W Church St, Swansboro, NC 28584-9012
+1 910-326-7300
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good29%
  • Average13%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible5%
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American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
99 W Church St, Swansboro, NC 28584-9012
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Caters to locals. Unfriendly, poorly trained mostly high school aged staff who don't want to be bothered with people they don't know. Called ahead for a reservation on a moderately busy night but had to wait and wait while other people got seated ahead of...More

Thank Eric C
Reviewed 24 December 2017 via mobile

The view is beautiful most any where you are seated but weather permitting the deck is the best seating. We enjoy the food here and menu. The choices are different than just fried or broiled seafood, steaks and sandwiches. They must have a well skilled...More

Thank Becky M
Reviewed 12 December 2017

Had the best shrimp and grits I've ever had while here. Service was very good. The fried brussel sprouts just ok, need a healthier option for those. Enjoyed eating here on our first visit to Swansboro.

Thank Crystal595
Reviewed 17 November 2017 via mobile

My husband and I wanted to have a nice sit down dinner by the water, so we checked in at Saltwater Grill at Swansboro at 5:05 pm and requested to be seated inside, the two ladies at the front said it’d be a 90 min...More

1  Thank Luviminda G
Reviewed 4 November 2017

Got there just as they opened for lunch. Sat out on porch overlooking sound. Lots of boat traffic to watch. Service was great and the food excellent. What was really surprising at how reasonable the prices were. Will be coming back to this place. Parking...More

Thank Greg W
Reviewed 2 November 2017

My wife and I stopped by for lunch based on a recommendation from a family member and we were delighted that we did so! We were there on a weekday and "off season" so there was not a big crowd. The setting of the restaurant...More

Thank billvfitz
Reviewed 2 November 2017 via mobile

We had lunch there twice in one week. Both times the food was amazing!! I had the shrimp and grits-it's so rich and creamy, perfection! My husband had the grilled mahi and seafood platter. It is a great setting, the wait staff is friendly and...More

Thank Susan F
Reviewed 1 November 2017

Excellent conch fritters, crab cakes and an amazing spinach salad with grilled tuna, strawberries & feta. Staff very friendly. Waterside porch overlooking the river.

Thank sailorsnc
Reviewed 23 October 2017 via mobile

We ate here recently based on the recommendation from our extended family who used to live in the area we were visiting with. If we had read the recent reviews, we would have wanted to go else where. First off, our food took an hour...More

Thank Neal J
Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

Ate dinner with my husband at this restaurant Oct 7 2017. Ordered cocktails before dinner...extra dry Grey Goose Vodka Martini straight up, my husband ordered a Manhattan. The martini reeked and tasted of vermouth. My husband spoke with the bartender, who admitted she made the...More

1  Thank cicitravels247
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$12 - US$25
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Groups, Child-friendly, View, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 99 W Church St, Swansboro, NC 28584-9012
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Swansboro
  • Phone Number: +1 910-326-7300
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Waterfront dinner at it's best, Chef David Owens serves only Fresh Local Seafood. With a Dock & Dine feature allowing boats to pull up and dine on our docks. Restaurant is open 7 days a week, serving Lunch & Dinner.
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