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C & H Oyster Bar

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1524 N Road St, Elizabeth City, NC 27909-3244
252-338-3300
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5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner

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  • 3
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great seafood

Great local place for fresh tasty oysters. Do not miss it!! Local haunt that is worth the diversion if heading to the outer banks.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Timothy f
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42 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great local place for fresh tasty oysters. Do not miss it!! Local haunt that is worth the diversion if heading to the outer banks.

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Thank Timothy f
Elizabeth City, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015

good food fresh oysters, fresh shrimp, great fried shrimp sit at the bar for faster service rough bat foods great

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Princeton,NJ
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2015

The steamed oysters are great. I recommend a peck and fries. This will cost somewhere in the region of $30 with tip and a cold beer. Nothing remotely fancy about this place and yet that's just right. Make sure you sit at the bar of you want oysters. I love the place but cannot afford to go there as often... More 

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Thank NorthSouth
Virginia Beach, VA
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 112 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2015

This is the place to eat at if you love oysters. You buy by the peck or dozen and can have them steamed, fried or raw which we had all ways. Sit at the bar for the best service. They are only open Monday thru Friday 5 to 9 pm during oyster season. The frog legs are great also. Prices... More 

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Thank xpuha23
Chesapeake, Virginia, United States
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47 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2015 via mobile

Great established restaurant with great seafood. Everyone comes here for fresh oysters. You can get them on the half shell, steamed or fried. Can't get enough of their oysters and friendly service.

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Thank Lee H
Elizabeth City, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Great food! Only wish they were open year round! We took our family to eat at C&H when they came for a visit and we were all very pleased with our meals. The hush-puppies are great and my parents loved the Oysters. I don't eat them so I can't vouch for them personally. I had fried flounder and it was... More 

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1 Thank mommiesonvacation
Elizabeth City, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

If you want oysters in Elizabeth City, the Oyster Bar is the best place to go. It is only open during oyster season as the owners like their time off! The food was delicious and reasonably priced.

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Thank 2Elf
Virginia Beach, VA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

Drove one hour one way to come here. Came at 5:00 pm when they opened to find the bar seats were already taken! Lesson learned: the doors open at 4:45 pm so be here then to get a seat at the bar. Second lesson: they only serve beer and soft drinks but you can bring your own bottle of wine... More 

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1 Thank happilydisplaced
Elizabeth City, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

had oysters on half shell were large , and shrimp dinner, wife had oyster dinner. It was a great meal and as cooked great. We had a pleasant night out, the service was very good . Many friends. come from VA. once or twice a week to eat here.

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1 Thank Richard S
Raleigh, North Carolina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

I always have my eye open for a "off the beaten path" place. C&H Oysters is certainly that. They have steamed oysters by the peck and half peck and half-shell oysters by the dozen and half dozen. You can tell that this is a local only place but they greeted me and took care of my like I go there... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1524 N Road St, Elizabeth City, NC 27909-3244
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Elizabeth City
  • Phone Number: 252-338-3300

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 15 - 20
  • Cuisine: Seafood

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children
Open Hours
Monday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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