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Mr. P's Bistro

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309 N Howe St, Southport, NC 28461-3419
910-457-0801
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5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Sat 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
Description: A longtime Southport institution, one of the top dining spots in town...
A longtime Southport institution, one of the top dining spots in town. Low Country-leaning menu. Good wine list
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  • 150
    Excellent
  • 46
    Very good
  • 14
    Average
  • 5
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Excellent Food and Great Service!!

My husband and I were looking for somewhere to dine while in Southport and saw Mr. P's Bistro so decided to stop in. What a pleasant surprise! The atmosphere was very nice and the service outstanding. The food was great!!! My husband had the seared tuna steak with wasabi which was superb!! I... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 2, 2015
Anna T
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Appleton, Wisconsin
Good for:
  • Local cuisine
  • Romantic
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Appleton, Wisconsin
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

My husband and I were looking for somewhere to dine while in Southport and saw Mr. P's Bistro so decided to stop in. What a pleasant surprise! The atmosphere was very nice and the service outstanding. The food was great!!! My husband had the seared tuna steak with wasabi which was superb!! I ordered the scallops and absolutely loved them!... More 

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Southport, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW via mobile

We live in Southport and have been going to Mr. P's for 19+ years and have always had a fantastic meal. It is family owned and sisters, spouses, children and grandchildren have all worked there. Best Manhattans !

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Newport, Michigan
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

We wanted some seafood while visiting Oak Island this past weekend and found Mr. P's Bistro on TripAdvisor. Most of the seafood we have had in the past had been deep-fried, and we wanted ours prepared differently, and after seeing their menu online, we made our reservations. My only complaint was that their online menu didn't quite match the one... More 

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North Carolina
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

Had dinner at Mr Ps. Was looking forward to a great experience based on reviews, location and price point. Waitress was very friendly, service was great. However, the restaurant was a bit run down and really warm inside. There were bread crumbs covering my chair that I had to brush off before sitting. The food was ok. The sesame tuna... More 

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

I so wanted to be among those who would give a rave review to this restaurant, but that's just not possible. Even though the building is just a short distance from the sea, most of the fish on the menu is not fresh fish. For those of us who live away from the seaside, going to the Coast means that... More 

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Charlotte
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

We found this restaurant via Tripadvisor and have visited twice. Both times the food was excellent. The tuna appetizer is amazing. This last time, my husband and I had the surf and turf - prime rib with crab stuffed lobster tails. We ended our meal with key lime pie. Everything was so delicious! This will be one of regular visits... More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

The best restaurant in Southport. Great Food, Wonderful Service, and very friendly. A must try once you go it will be the place to be always.

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19 reviews 19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

We were served by Addison who was a real professional and took excellent care of us making sure that our every need was met. That put the restaurant in a good place in our minds before we even started to order food. We had the crab dip starter which was fantastic. For mains we had the prime rib which had... More 

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

Love the food. But the noise level was over the top when we were there. Could barely hear the waitress. And the tables are so close together that it is not the place to go to talk with each other. The food is pricy but good and sufficient.

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North Carolina
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46 reviews 46 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

I was in search of an eatery with a good salad. I saw Mr. P's Bistro as I started to work my way down to Southport, NC. The front of Mr. P's is very appropriate for the Southport location. Quaint and unique. I walked in to find linen napkins, real stainless and glassware! Nice ambiance all around. The problem was... More 

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Additional Information about Mr. P's Bistro

Address: 309 N Howe St, Southport, NC 28461-3419
Phone Number: 910-457-0801
Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Southport
Open Hours:
Monday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Cuisine: American

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 309 N Howe St, Southport, NC 28461-3419
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Southport
  • Phone Number: 910-457-0801

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine, Romantic

Description

A longtime Southport institution, one of the top dining spots in town. Low Country-leaning menu. Good wine list
Open Hours
Monday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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