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Mr. P's Bistro

309 N Howe St, Southport, NC 28461-3419
910-457-0801
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Ranked #4 of 72 Restaurants in Southport
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Mon - Sat 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Cuisines: American
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Good for: Romance, Local cuisine
Dining options: Reservations
Description: A longtime Southport institution, one of the top dining spots in town. Low Country-leaning menu. Good wine list
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1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014 NEW

Excellent service and fantastic food. My husband and I visited this restaurant at the recommendation of the Robert Ruark Inn owner (Rick) in Southport, NC. I had grilled sesame seed tuna and my husband had soft shell crabs. The tuna, soft shell crabs, and side items were cooked to perfection. All the staff were very cordial, friendly and made sure... More

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Apex, North Carolina
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50 restaurant reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014 NEW

We visited on a recent Friday night, and were very happy with our choice. My husband ordered the prime rib and it was perfectly prepared, as well as an excellent cut of meat. I chose the seafood medley; grilled scallops, Calabash style fried shrimp( very light), crab cake and grilled pink snapper. I had never eaten pink snapper before and... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014 NEW

Make a reservation at Mr. P's and you will not be disappointed. The food is the best in Southport by a long shot!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

Make reservations. Service was excellent. The food out shined every other place in Southport. Make this place a must!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

Mr. P's Bistro has been in Southport for years. It is a family owned business that employs many of the family and their friends. It is near the water tower and often requires reservations to get a table. My husband loves their appetizer of pan roasted local clams with country ham and shiitake mushrooms. It actually is enough for a... More

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Troutman, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014 via mobile

I visited Mr. P's Bistro Labor Day weekend with my husband and in-laws and it was wonderful. From the time we arrived to the time we left it was a great experience. When we first arrived we had a drink at the bar while waiting on our table. We were served our drinks promptly with friendly service. We didn't wait... More

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Upperville, VA USA
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43 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

We love Southport, NC but had not been to Mr. P's Bistro before. What a wonderful treat! We called earlier and arrived just before their 9 PM closing time. However, we never felt rushed. First, our waiter, Addison, is a family member and gave us a wonderful history of his family's history in the local restaurant business. His grandfather started... More

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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72 reviews 72 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

My wife and I travel frequently and are foodies. We asked our hosts for the best restaurant in town and he got us reservations at Mr.P's. We were not disappointed. The food was fresh with local ingredients and house made suaces.The seafood was fresh caught local and delicious. Our waitress, Ashley was wonderful, she was attentive but not hovering. It... More

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Southport, North Carolina
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11 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

We have been there several times. The food has always been very good, the tuna entree we had this visit was excellent, cooked to perfection(rare). This would be 5 stars except that while the service is friendly, it is too slow. Always have to wait too long, have to sit there for 5 minutes or more for initial drink order,... More

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Morehead City, North Carolina
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79 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

Very friendly atmosphere! Family run, and run correctly I might add. We had their oyster specialty plus grouper and it was very good. Delicious bread. Excellent service. They were full and we were out in an hour, but were not rushed. Highly recommended.

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