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City Kitchen

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American, Asian, Pasta
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232 West Beaufort Rd, Beaufort, NC 28516
+1 252-648-8141
Today
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 2:30 pm
Tue - Sat 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wed - Sat 11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Dining options: Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Reservations
Description: City Kitchen is a Waterfront Restaurant with approachable American Cuisine...
City Kitchen is a Waterfront Restaurant with approachable American Cuisine that is kicked up a notch. Just like our great country, the chef draws from our diverse ethnic mix, with Southern, Asian, Hispanic and other influences. City Kitchen's cuisine is imaginative yet familiar. We are an unpretentious restaurant, with an inviting decor and awesome food! (Our desserts are pretty darn tasty too!) We serve Lunch Wed-Sat 11:30am - 2:00pm Sunday Brunch 11:00am -2:30pm Dinner Tues - Sat 5:00pm-until and Holiday Sundays We also have a Waterfront-open air bar that is open in Season for Lunch and light bar food in the evenings. Call for hours as this is weather dependent.
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  • 95
    Excellent
  • 16
    Very good
  • 2
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Our new favorite in Beaufort!

We are fortunate to have many opportunities to visit Beaufort as we have family in town. Mostly our meals are family gatherings so when we go out it is special. Our anniversary dinner at City Kitchen was delicious! My husband had a local fish dish with a crab sauce and I had two "smalls" ...the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 25, 2015
MRTebo
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Raleigh
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Raleigh
Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 NEW

We are fortunate to have many opportunities to visit Beaufort as we have family in town. Mostly our meals are family gatherings so when we go out it is special. Our anniversary dinner at City Kitchen was delicious! My husband had a local fish dish with a crab sauce and I had two "smalls" ...the goat cheese, arugula and beet... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

It was great to find a top-notch restaurant in Beaufort, one that compares with some of our favorites from New York, to Chicago, to San Francisco. They made our 31st wedding anniversary memorable. Call for reservations though as the seating is limited due to demand!

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Durham, North Carolina
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

Whether it's a sunset dinner or Brunch on the week-end, put this place on your list. The perfect setting to go along with their phenomenal cuisine, and it is amazing !! You can't go wrong with anything you order. The staff is wonderful and you can tell they take pride in all that it takes to create a top quality... More 

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New Bern, North Carolina
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72 reviews 72 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

This restaurant has an excellent menu and tasty drinks. The service was top shelf. They have daily specials but you have to go early or they run out. Good food, good service, nice view.

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Richmond, VA
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5 reviews 5 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

My husband and I enjoyed our meal at City Kitchen. Great service and excellent food. Lovely atmosphere. Great staff. Very clean. We had the crab cake and shrimp and grits. Best shrimp and grits!! Delicious food prepared with super fresh ingredients and attention to detail. The dessert (sticky toffee pudding) was AMAZING!!!!! Melt in your mouth!! Definitely worth every penny!

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Durham, NC
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27 reviews 27 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

Dinner tonight was fabulous. I had one of the specials, Trigger Fish with lemon/caper sauce and it was splendid. Others had specials as well and raved.... The ambience and staff are so special and very attentive, friendly and extra nice. A wonderful evening.!!!! The view of the harbor and waterway, with sunset, spectacular.

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Morehead City, North Carolina
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119 reviews 119 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015 via mobile

This is a great place for dinner and Sunday brunch. Great service (Seanhas been our server more recently) and the servers know the food. The menu is wonderful and varied. Great view. If weather permits take advantage of waterfront view. No better restaurant in the area. Reservations highly suggested.

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raleigh
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199 reviews 199 reviews
143 restaurant reviews
106 helpful votes 106 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

had dinner and brunch there last week. both excellent. dinner was fish special (grouper?) which was perfect. also, the meatloaf (only $15) delicious, and wife's crabcake salad was very good. brunch burger and omelet both tasty. would definitely go back. 270 degree water view doesn't hurt the experience.

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Beaufort, North Carolina
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3 reviews 3 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Our go to place for Sunday brunch. Menu offerings sure to please, specials always a hit. Service staff bends over backwards to meet your needs. Have special dietary needs? Ask owners Karen and Brian. Another plus is they open Sunday at 11am.

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Lexington, Kentucky
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49 reviews 49 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

We went to the City Kitchen for brunch. The view from the restaurant is wonderful looking out over the marina. There are stairs to get to the restaurant although there is a patio downstairs that is open in warm weather. The service was very good and very friendly. We had a Bloody Mary that was very good. They make their... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 232 West Beaufort Rd, Beaufort, NC 28516
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Beaufort
  • Phone Number: +1 252-648-8141

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 9 - 29
  • Cuisine: American, Asian, Pasta

Description

City Kitchen is a Waterfront Restaurant with approachable American Cuisine that is kicked up a notch. Just like our great country, the chef draws from our diverse ethnic mix, with Southern, Asian, Hispanic and other influences. City Kitchen's cuisine is imaginative yet familiar. We are an unpretentious restaurant, with an inviting decor and awesome food! (Our desserts are pretty darn tasty too!) We serve Lunch Wed-Sat 11:30am - 2:00pm Sunday Brunch 11:00am -2:30pm Dinner Tues - Sat 5:00pm-until and Holiday Sundays We also have a Waterfront-open air bar that is open in Season for Lunch and light bar food in the evenings. Call for hours as this is weather dependent.
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm

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