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All 34 Atlantic Beach Restaurants

Channel Marker

718 Atlantic Beach Causeway, Atlantic Beach, NC 28512
252 247 2344
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $13 - $24
Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: Dessert, Seafood, Steakhouse, Healthy
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Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Description: A staple in the community since 1981, The Channel Marker Restaurant is the largest restaurant on the island, also offering the largest outside seating in the area. Open daily for lunch, standing by our motto - "Don't take a lunch break. Take a mental break..." Come and enjoy a relaxing lunch right beside the waterNightly drink specials from our bar staff and ever-changing chef features by our Executive Chef!!We offer limitless options for catering, either off or on premises! Our desserts are made in-house by our award-winning Pastry Chef, so make sure to leave room!Looking for a wedding or special event cake? Look no further! We are able to provide "just dessert", with competitive pricing, uncompromised flavors, and the "wow" factor. Contact us for more information!!We're giving you a whole new reason to come to the beach...

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1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014 NEW via mobile

We have dined at the Channel Marker during previous visits to Atlantic Beach and have always enjoyed the food, but this time nearly cemented that we won't return. It's a beautiful location with great views of the sound, and visiting this time of year is great because you don't have to fight with the crowds that usually visit during the... More

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North Carolina
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17 reviews 17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

Lunch at the Channel Marker last Saturday with my daughter and granddaughter was a relaxing and enjoyable meal. We sat inside with a great view of the Bay and the boats traveling past the rear deck of the restaurant. Our server, "Alfie" was attentive and very courteous. I had the shrimp basket with potato salad. My only complaint would be... More

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Morehead City
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

The view is gorgeous and atmosphere wonderful. The food was excellent. The service almost ruined the entire dinner though... Our waitress acted like she was ready to go from the moment we sat down. And we got there 2 hrs before closing. She was snappy with my husband's simple questions & seemed annoyed to be waiting on us. She didn't... More

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Baltimore, Maryland
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

I enjoyed dinner on the rear deck of the Channel Marker Restaurant while overlooking Money Island Bay. I ordered the Blackened Mahi Mahi with Asparagus. The fish was cooked well and tasted great, but the portion was much smaller than I expected. In fact, the portion size I received was smaller than any other seafood restaurant I’ve visited. I would... More

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Fuquay-Varina, North Carolina, United States
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

PERFECT location! Wonderful staff .... food was good... drinks were wonderful! Sitting on outside deck was lovely and a perfect start for a wonderful weekend!! Will make this my first stop when going to Atlantic Beach! Umbrellas for my drinks would be an added plus!

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Ashland, Kentucky
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

First time we had been in this restaurant in many years. We sat in the bar area for the view. The food and service was excellent. The price was somewhat high (over $50 for two with no alcohol or dessert) but we were on vacation and the view was worth it.

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Florence, Kentucky
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Pricey but yummy. Sat out on the deck enjoying the view and a great dinner. The service was fast and friendly. Not to far from Atlantic Beach.

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Windsor, North Carolina
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21 reviews 21 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Excellent service and wonderful food. Prices were reasonable for adults and kids. I had the spinach salad with shrimp and it was delicious! Can not wait to go back.

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Cary, North Carolina
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

Nice view of harbor and great burgers. Nothing particularly interesting on the menu. Friendly staff.

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red oak, nc
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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014 via mobile

Well, it's been years since we've eaten here.....now I know why. It was terrible. The bread was OK. My husband ordered broiled seafood.... Big mistake. Flounder and shrimp. The portion of fish was ridiculously small and he also only got a very few shrimp. When the waiter came back, he asked him if this was a normal portion of fish... More

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