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C & H Oyster Bar

1524 N Road St, Elizabeth City, NC 27909-3244
252-338-3300
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Price range: $15 - $20
Hours:
Mon - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: Seafood
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Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014 NEW

The fried oysters were good however you have to be wary not to get caught in the apparent ongoing fued between the watiress staff and the guys behing the oyster bar. Also you are not allowed to order steamed oysters at the table--you have to order at the bar and pick them up yourself and pay a $1 extra as... More 

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47 reviews 47 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

Service was outstanding and the oysters were outstanding. I would return but the pig I am, oysters aren't enough to fill me up. $24 for a peck, not willing to pay $50 on just oysters. If one peck fills you up its definitely worth trying out and the guys that run the place are good people it seems. Nothing wrong... More 

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nj
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11 reviews 11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

Had fresh steamed oysters-wonderful, delicious. Steamed shrimp was just as good. It's a little chaotic upon entering-at the bar order your oysters and pay for them there or enjoy a seat at the table and enjoy a fried dinner. If you want to eat steamed oysters in the seated area, you must order & purchase them at the oyster bar.... More 

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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

For a local seasonal restaurant the oyster bar is not a secret. I have met people as far away as the Pocono Mountains that vacation in this area and have been to the oyster bar. You can't beat the variety and quality of the seafood here. The friendly service and outstanding quality make this a great place to eat and... More 

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chesapeke
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15 reviews 15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

Friends drove us an hour to this little shack that is only open 6 months out of the year. You could miss it very easily and when you walk in it looked like a small town bar & grill. But actually we all ordered different items and each was outstanding. I had flounder that was enough for two. It was... More 

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Chesapeake, Virginia
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20 reviews 20 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

Sitting at the bar watching these men shuck a peck of oysters is a fall favorite of ours. We drive from Chesapeake for their oysters. I am the forth generation keeping C & H a traditional favorite alive. My children love the frog legs here too. Best of all BYOB.

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Petersburg, Virginia
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36 reviews 36 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2014

This is one of those hidden gems that you hope to find when visiting a small town. This place is legit, the real deal, road food, diners, drive-in & dives material. Love sitting at the bar & watching the guys shuck the oysters. The suckers really enjoy their jobs & the customers. They joke everyone as they shuck an unbelievable... More 

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FKL
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47 reviews 47 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2014 via mobile

What a great local landmark.great food and one of the best oyster bars around.As always one bad employee spoils the stew.when you go there just stay clear of Mike,he thinks he's the table police and is quite arrogant.He is anything but an assets to the business.

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53 reviews 53 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2014

Visiting C & H over the Holidays has become a family tradition. We rent a limo and 12 of us party for the 45 min. ride from Chesapeake - knowing the freshest oysters and friendly servers will be greeting us. "Georgia" took great care of all the ladies while the men sit, sip and slurp around the raw bar. Delish!!... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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91 reviews 91 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2013 via mobile

We drove to Elizabeth City just to eat at C & H and it was worth every mile. Arriving at 4:15 for a 5:00 opening we were second in line and by 5:00 there were at least 30 people standing in the drizzle to enter. We had oysters raw and fried, fried shrimp and lump crab with melted butter and... More 

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Additional Information about C & H Oyster Bar

Address: 1524 N Road St, Elizabeth City, NC 27909-3244
Phone Number: 252-338-3300
Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Elizabeth City
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
Average Prices: USD 15 - 20
Cuisine: Seafood

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