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On the Waterfront

Steward Parkway, Washington, NC
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Ranked #19 of 53 restaurants in Washington
Cuisines: American
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Description: Brand new. Seafood, Steaks and more. Beautiful setting, great prices, and out of this world homemade desserts. Also, a shelffish steam bar.
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Description: Brand new. Seafood, Steaks and more. Beautiful setting, great prices, and out of this world homemade desserts. Also, a shelffish steam bar.
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English first
Raleigh, Canada
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014 NEW

Considering there are limited fine dining options in Washington, one would expect that the food here would be excellent like the view and atmosphere of the restaurant is. The food is horrible. The crab dip I ordered was stuck in one big lump and cold. The bread was stale and the fried onion rings fell apart into a greasy mess.... More

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17 reviews 17 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

We sat outside on the patio for a late Sunday lunch--five of us. The water view was beautiful--the best part of the meal. We had a super nice waitress. So, the hamburger that I ordered medium came very well-done and very dry and barely warm, as were the fries. I was disappointed that they couldn't get a $10 burger right--or... More

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

Sat on the porch overlooking the river -- very enjoyable. Entrees were quite good, excellent seafood choices. Three different inside seating choices, including an oyster bar.

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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

Sat outside right off the water. Very nice view. Service good. But fried shrimp were terrible. Tasted like precooked. Tough and batter very hard. Scallops also too fried. May try again and hope for fresh seafood.

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Washington, North Carolina
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

I have been to this restaurant several times, the last being on the fourth of July. The food has been wonderful from the steaks to the shrimp and grits. The waitressess and bar staff are friendly. Would recommend to family and friends

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New York City, New York
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20 reviews 20 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

From start to finish this place was a disaster. Seated outside on a hot Summer day (our request) the iron table was embedded with human hair. Waitress seemed unphased. Ordered crab dip. Would have been decent if it wasn't tinged with the flavor of low tide. Fried captains platter was oddly small and flavorless. Really just an awful dining experience.... More

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Richmond, Virginia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

One of our party got fish that was not very fresh. Small portions at hight prices. Service was good. If you go check your selection for freshness and send back if you have a problem.

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Winterville, North Carolina
1 review
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

Spent the day on Saturday 6/7/14 in Edenton with my sister and stopped on the way back for some wine and dine at On the Waterfront. Requested the outdoor seating. We were told because only 2 people in the party, we had a choice of only 2 tables one of which was in the sun. Patio not crowded, plenty of... More

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Virginia
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21 reviews 21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

We were visiting my brother & wife over the weekend and she suggested this rather new restaurant which was a 50 minute drive away. It was a belated birthday celebration for her (our gift) and we 4 do enjoy the quaint town of Washington. It was Sunday afternoon & a beautiful day. We wanted a table on the enclosed porch/patio,... More

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Raleigh
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

We enjoyed the enclosed patio- dinning and riverfront view. Also, the large bars and the good food & drinks. The service was excellent.

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