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All 73 Southport Restaurants

Yacht Basin Eatery

122 Yacht Basin Dr, Southport, NC 28461-3712
910-363-4108
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Ranked #46 of 73 Restaurants in Southport
Price range: $10 - $27
Cuisines: American, Italian, Seafood, Pizza & Pasta
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Good for: Outdoor seating, Scenic view
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Description: Waterfront Italian/American Eatery featuring Locally Caught Fresh Seafood. Outdoor waterfront dining with the best sunset view on the Yacht Basin. Everything is made in house from our fresh baked breads to our mozzarella. We offer a Full Bar, Varied Menu, and have dog and smoke friendly area for diners

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Elon College, North Carolina
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61 reviews 61 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014 NEW

I went with my family to this restaurant and the location and view are great. The disappointment was the food, we just ordered a couple of appetizers, and one of them was the spanakopita with crab. The crab was barely edible and was either from a can or frozen, either way it was bad. I would advise getting some drinks... More

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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38 reviews 38 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

Shrimp at the beach…how can that be a miss? And grits…in the South? Ditto. Description from the menu: fresh Creole Shrimp (which was THE only good thing) with hot Italian and smoked sausages and bacon sautéed in olive oil, garlic, shallots, sweet and hot peppers, and plum tomatoes served over creamy, cheesy stone ground grits. Sounds good doesn't it? As... More

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Southport, NC, United States
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21 reviews 21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

I've never had a bad meal here. It is a great place for lunch. The restaurant has outdoor seating on a deck of the yacht basin. It is a great place to watch boaters and dolphins go by while enjoying your meal. I've had several meals at the Eatery, their Italian selections are very good as are their sandwiches, pizzas,... More

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Winston Salem, North Carolina
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

We visited Southport in October, 2013, and ate at the Yacht Basin twice for lunch. We loved it so much we were very much looking forward to it on our return to Southport this week. We were so disappointed! The crab cake sandwich was good . However one person in our party ordered the shrimp tacos (special). She doesn't like... More

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Jill B, Owner at Yacht Basin Eatery, responded to this review

I am sorry that you were unhappy with your experience at my restaurant. There are a few things that I am compelled to address. First, if the person in your party ordered the shrimp tacos "grilled" rather than "blackened" assuming that the blackening would be the only heat source in the dish, that is their error. Every one of my... More

Leland
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13 reviews 13 reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

Had a coupon for $10 off 2 entrees so thought we'd try it. BIG MISTAKE. They would not honor our coupon "it's only good on certain entrees". As we entered the restaurant 2 employees were standing at the entrance smoking. All employees were dressed as pirates and the pirate music was way too loud. When we asked after 30 minutes... More

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Seattle, Washington
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74 reviews 74 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Went for lunch and enjoyed dining on the waterfront. A pod of dolphins were swimming in the channel while we ate. Great view. There was only one server so the service was slow. The hostess took our drink order and brought our water and drinks. The sandwiches were very good and the portions were generous. The planks, seasoned fried potatoes,... More

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Gastonia, North Carolina
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32 reviews 32 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014 via mobile

The outdoor seating area has a fabulous view! As for the food I would not eat here again! The seafood platter was completely over cooked and tasteless except for the oysters. The fries were limp from being over saturated in grease! We left hungry and in search of something else to eat!

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Juneau
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

Great food, fabulous ambiance, good service. What more could you ask for. This place was everything we could have asked for in a seafood dive.

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Senior Reviewer
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9 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

Food was good. Server was busy, and we didn't see him for long lengths of time. When we were done eating, he asked us if we wanted our drinks to go. We drank those before he came back for our check. Despite that, we would do back. We liked eating right on the dock.

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Charlotte, North Carolina
2 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

Our original server took our order and then we became invisible. She would walk by our table as if we were not there. After waiting 45 minutes, we stopped another waiter to check on our order. He brought us our food after another 20 minutes wait but our food was wrong. We apparently went invisible again. We finally just decided... More

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Additional Information about Yacht Basin Eatery

Address: 122 Yacht Basin Dr, Southport, NC 28461-3712
Phone Number: 910-363-4108
Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Southport
Average Prices: USD 10 - 27
Cuisine: American, Italian, Seafood, Pizza & Pasta

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