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Amos Mosquito's Restaurant and Bar

703 East Fort Macon Road, Atlantic Beach, NC 28512
252 247-6222
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Good for: Families with children, Bar scene, Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Dessert
Description: Welcome to Amos Mosquito’s Restaurant & Bar – or more affectionately known by locals as “Skeeter’s”. Established in 1999, Amos Mosquito’s offers a family friendly environment with a menu of fresh seafood and a wide variety of creative entrees. While in our first location on the Morehead City Waterfront, and here in our present location on Atlantic Beach overlooking beautiful Bogue Sound, we’ve had one primary goal in mind – to create the most unique, fun, and high quality dining experience that can be found in Eastern North Carolina. We have a seasoned staff of chefs, servers, and hosts who are passionate about making customers happy. Although we specialize in local seafood and offer at least two varieties of fresh fish every night, our menu also features chicken, pork and Sterling Silver beef.We make all our salad dressings, sauces and desserts in house and have a great children’s menu loaded with fun games and mosquito facts.Thursday nights are sushi nights at Amos Mosquito’s. We offer a full menu of fresh, made to order sushi in addition to our regular menu.Amos has a full bar and a wonderful, reasonably priced wine list.Reservations are not accepted, but you may call us to place an order for take out.
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Georgia
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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014 NEW

45 to 1 hour wait, not a problem after reading reviews, when seated waitress was great quick service. Apps. were good should have stopped there. 4 adults 1 11 year old. Childs menu she got the cheese pizza was ok, adult meals 2 had shrimp and grits a very bad selection small spoon of grits on one side of plate... More

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Hunt Valley, Maryland
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34 reviews 34 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014 NEW

Come prepared to wait. The staff did a good job with projected wait times - slightly under projection in our case. The staff were really friendly and did a good job during a very busy evening. The food was good - some dishes better than others - but overall, pleased with the dinner. I would recommend when in the area... More

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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286 reviews 286 reviews
184 restaurant reviews
101 helpful votes 101 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014 NEW

They do not take reservations, and have limited seating during the busy season. So if you have a party of over 4 (or kids) make sure to take some snacks because our wait time was over an hour. We were there on a Wednesday night 715pm (ish). Thursday night is the BIG/busiest night so plan accordingly. Lots of fun choices,... More

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North Carolina
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014 NEW

Our party of five was seated on the enclosed patio. Loved the decor out there. Bread basket was really good with the spicy firecrackers our table favorite. Fresh catch of Tuna was deliciously prepared. Crab cakes excellent as well. Service good. Definitely give this a try!

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014 via mobile

After a very disappointing dinner at a nearby restaurant (that also had received good reviews), we were so relieved to enjoy a wonderful dinner at "Skeeters" on our vacation. We had excellent service and enjoyed the meal from appetizers through desserts. Yes, there was a long wait and there were still people waiting when we left at 9 PM on... More

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Cary, North Carolina
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30 reviews 30 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

This is our favorite place when we are at the beach. It's a must that we eat at least one, usually 2 times at this when we are down. But be warned, if it is raining we got there at 5:10pm and had about a 50 min wait. The restaurant opens at 5 but apparently if it is raining they... More

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Rockville, Maryland
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26 reviews 26 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014 via mobile

We were in nc on a dive trip and went to amos mosquitos twice in a long weekend. The first time we went for early dinner on a thursday. The wait was already an hour at 515. We went back to our motel to wait across the street and their estimate was right on point. The waitress we had both... More

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19 reviews 19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

So there's a lot of hype about this place. People have been known to wait for hours to get in. So we made sure we were first. 45 mins before the place opened! We ordered everything that was hyped. It was all good to delicious. Nothing was OMG Heavenly!!! Our server, a Peanut, was beyond lovely, the chips and homemade... More

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Toronto, Canada
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32 reviews 32 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

We waited along with everyone else, but it was worth it! All 8 of us really enjoyed our meals (seafood and not) and our server was friendly and helpful. Overall a great meal in Atlantic Beach.

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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21 reviews 21 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

Took the advice to show up 10 minutes before the restaurant opened. In those 10 minutes, 15-20 people formed a line. They've done a great job "branding" themselves--the art and the icons are very nice. The food was delicious, too, and since they are so busy, our meal came out quickly. Even though they are trying to feed so many... More

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