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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
11:00 am - 2:30 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: Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, 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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Visitor rating
  • 92
    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
Very, Very Good

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.

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 29, 2015
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New Bern, North Carolina
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New Bern, North Carolina
Top Contributor
67 reviews 67 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015 NEW

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
5 helpful votes 5 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
Senior Contributor
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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111 reviews 111 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 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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186 reviews 186 reviews
136 restaurant reviews
101 helpful votes 101 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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48 reviews 48 reviews
21 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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New Bern, North Carolina
Top Contributor
102 reviews 102 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

This restaurant is a bit off the beaten path of Beaufort, but well worth a visit. The view of the marina is fabulous, and the restaurant itself is cozy. I had one of the daily specials, which was black sea bass encrusted in some type of crumbs and grated parmesan cheese, served with flash fried spinach over jasmine rice. It... More 

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Greensboro, North Carolina
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24 reviews 24 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

OK, I'll admit it, after spending a month in France in the fall, I have become a bit hard to please in the food/restaurant category. This was THE BEST meal I've had since being in France! Every place we ate since France my husband and I would say "It's good, but not France good." This meal was France good! Fresh... More 

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Beaufort, North Carolina, United States
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

One of the best in the area!! Great food, service is good. The views of the water are awesome.the Tiki bar bartenders are not the best. Hope they have new staff for the tiki bar. it is a cool place to hang out.

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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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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?