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“Scallops were wonderful” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Saltwater Grill

Saltwater Grill
99 W. Church St, Swansboro, NC 28584
910-326-7300
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Ranked #6 of 26 Restaurants in Swansboro
Price range: $12 - $25
Cuisines: Seafood
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Good for: Outdoor seating
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
Description: Waterfront dinner at it's best, Chef David Owens serves only Fresh Local Seafood. With a Dock & Dine feature allowing boats to pull up and dine on our docks. Restaurant is open 7 days a week, serving Lunch & Dinner.
Beaufort, North Carolina
Top Contributor
114 reviews 114 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 41 cities Reviews in 41 cities
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
“Scallops were wonderful”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2014

We were here for a "Shellabration," in which we sampled various items from different restaurants in town. At Saltwater, we had the bacon-wrapped scallops, which were served over a tasty bed of garlic spinach. That was all but it was so good, we promised we'd return. They have a beautiful view, so it'll be fantastic in the summer.

  • Visited March 2014
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Raleigh, North Carolina, United States
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57 reviews 57 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 28 cities Reviews in 28 cities
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
“Nice Quiet Dinner”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2014

My wife and I were looking for a nice restaurant that served seafood. We read some of the reviews in Trip Advisor and picked this place. For some reason it is only ranked #7 for restaurants in Swansboro. The service and food was excellent. We had She-Crab Soup which was very tasty but a little thin when I compare to other restaurants we have visited. The Conch Fritters were excellent and the sauce they serve with it is out of this world (little spicy but this added to the rating). We had Shrimp and Grits and the catch of the day which was grouper. Both were excellent and the sides were very well prepared. Parking can be a little tight and you may have to park on street if they have a full house.

Visited February 2014
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Garner, North Carolina
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35 reviews 35 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 14 cities Reviews in 14 cities
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
“Great restaurant”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2014

Happened upon this restaurant while looking for seafood while in Swansboro. The staff was very attentive and pleasant. There were six of us there and everyone ordered a different meal. All of them came out together and everyone enjoyed theirs. We were there at night so we couldn't take in the water view but plan to return to take advantage of that the next time we are in that area.

  • Visited January 2014
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Vienna, Virginia
2 reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
“Saltwater Grill hits a "Home Run", both in service and quality of food.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2014

In the "Off Season" we were not sure what we would find but to our pleasant surprise, both the meal and the service were excellent.

My wife and I shared a "Shrimp Burger and a house salad...both excellent. Our server, Haley was most attentive and efficient. A delightful young lady.

Congratulations to Kim Pierce and the team! Winners all!

  • Visited January 2014
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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3 reviews 3 reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
“Great water view”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2014

The food was good but the view of the water was the best! We had lunch on the enclosed porch on a cold day in January. Doesn't get much better.

  • Visited January 2014
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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