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All 66 Carolina Beach Restaurants

GulfStream Restaurant

78 Myrtle Avenue, Carolina Beach, NC 28428
+1 910-458-8774
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Sun 6:00 am - 3:00 pm
Mon - Sat 6:00 am - 8:30 pm
Cuisines: American, Diner, Hamburgers, Seafood
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Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Takeout, Dessert
Description: Local favorite for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Causal dining overlooking the Yacht Basin in the heart of Carolina Beach. Daily specials, seafood specialties and a full range of family fare.
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English first
chicago, IL
14 reviews 14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015 via mobile

We ate here 2 out of 3 days here. First welcomed by 2 friendly southern polite waitresses and promptly served our coffee. Homemade hot biscuits and fresh corned beef hash and eggs made our day! Many locals dine here. We would have come for breakfast on day 3 New Year's Day but they were closed. Don't miss this local gem!

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

Really enjoyed my time here at GulfStream. The local catch is fresh and fantastic! Will definitely return!

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Kure Beach, North Carolina
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

Country diner seafood and breakfast is kinda like chocolate... or like pizza... for me. When it's good it's good, and when it's bad it's still pretty darn good. But this place ain't just "good." It's great. It's fantastic. It's extraordinary. It's next level. I mean, I've been eating simple stuff like barbecued chicken, slaw, fried shrimp and hush puppies for... More 

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Charlotte, NC
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31 reviews 31 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

We just had a lovely dinner at Gulfstream in Carolina Beach, NC. At first impression, this is just a family diner. Be aware that they are a cash only establishment. There is an extensive menu of everything from burgers, salads, breakfast all day, seafood, Italian entrees and everyday diner specials - good kids menu too. Be sure to look for... More 

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Cary, North Carolina
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

Went down to CB for the NCHIA convention this year and stayed at the Courtyard. The desk clerk recommended I try this place saying it was the local "hot spot" for great food. I called in a reservation for the group and when we arrived, we ALMOST walked right back out and left. It is a small, CASH ONLY, diner-style... More 

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Carolina Beach, North Carolina
20 reviews 20 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

GulfStream is tucked away off the Main Street of life but some of the best breakfast food around. This is a Saturday morning hangout and all he locals eat here. That should be your first clue to a great restaurant when its where the locals all eat! Love the food and the wait staff. Awesome experience not to be missed... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

My wife and I had dinner here during our vacation at carolina beach. We stopped here on our third night, after it being recommended by the hotel manager. Wasn't very impressed at first, mainly because it seemed like a little mom and pop operation, but we completely changed our minds once the food arrived. Large portions & fresh seafood which... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

Paid $34 for a shrimp platter and a shrimp/oyster platter and the plates were 90% french fries. I got 3 oysters and about 8 shrimp. The shrimp plate consisted of 12 shrimp. The shrimp appeared like they were harvested in 2001; gummy and tasteless. The slaw was a soup with some cabbage floating in the liquid; gross. I will never... More 

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Columbus, Ohio
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23 reviews 23 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

Been a fixture on Pleasure Island for years. I regularly am on the island every late Spring/early Summer and getting into this place is a near impossibility. Always crowded. Now I know why, having stopped here this week for breakfast. Breakfasts are breakfasts but not here. First I’ve encountered in the area that actually knows what “over medium” eggs means…no... More 

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Roanoke, VA
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24 reviews 24 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

Had breakfast there, the three of us had eggs, biscuits & gravy, grits, which were according to my wife were the best she has had and corned beef hash, the real thing, not out of a can. Was so good, went back for dinner. Had sea food platter, good, roast beef and veggies and shrimp creole, no one could eat... More 

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Additional Information about GulfStream Restaurant

Address: 78 Myrtle Avenue, Carolina Beach, NC 28428
Phone Number: +1 910-458-8774
Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Carolina Beach
Open Hours:
Sunday 6:00 am - 3:00 pm
Monday 6:00 am - 8:30 pm
Tuesday 6:00 am - 8:30 pm
Wednesday 6:00 am - 8:30 pm
Thursday 6:00 am - 8:30 pm
Friday 6:00 am - 8:30 pm
Saturday 6:00 am - 8:30 pm
Cuisine: American, Diner, Hamburgers, Seafood

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