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Maritime Market Cafe

8 Maritime Way, Bald Head Island, NC 28461-5014
+1 910-457-7450
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good36%
  • Average18%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
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“pizza” (16 reviews)
“tuna salad” (3 reviews)
Open Now
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
8 Maritime Way, Bald Head Island, NC 28461-5014
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing selection of food! Great pizza! Great chicken tenders! Located right by the maritime market!

Thank Gaming A
Reviewed August 29, 2018

Located in middle of island. Enjoyed pizza for a break. A regular grocery store with seasonal prices

Thank sapcarter2010
Reviewed August 17, 2018 via mobile

Best island market in the US. We’ve been there countless times and never once disappointed. Highly recommend for breakfast and lunch

Thank Lynn D
Reviewed July 30, 2018

Don't fear because it is the only option on the island. They have everything you want. Might not be the brand but in the category. Depending on the day of the week or time of day there might be limited choices based on shipments on...More

Thank AlwaysDisney
Reviewed July 29, 2018 via mobile

We went here our first morning for breakfast since we got in Kate the night before It is connected to the market. Food was ok. Prices a bit high. Thank you for supplying food and sponsoring Howl at the Moon.

Thank Amy R
Reviewed July 15, 2018

My wife and I spent the weekend on BHI and decided to walk to the Market for breakfast. The food was excellent and the service was exceptional (Thanks John). The Cafe has been recently renovated. Very well done.

Thank aging2016
Reviewed July 12, 2018 via mobile

A good meal, whether breakfast, lunch or dinner. Great for takeout. You can get your shopping done while you wait:)

Thank fastasature
Reviewed July 10, 2018

Let me start by saying how much we love BHI. We have been coming for a week for the past 5 years now and we enjoy all the aspects of Bald Head. This past Saturday, my family of 4 decided to take a day trip...More

1  Thank Chris B
Reviewed July 9, 2018

We recently spent two week on BHI and to our delight found an expanded menu with delicious choices. The personnel working at the market cafe is unbelievable. Such kindness and service with a smile is hard to beat anywhere! Cuisines vary daily as far as...More

Thank Thomas A
Reviewed July 9, 2018 via mobile

We stayed on Bald Head Island the week of the fourth and visited the Maritime Market daily. They have a great selection of items and a nice variety of wine. They’re reasonably priced and well stocked. We enjoyed participating in the monthly oyster roast. The...More

Thank brittsh1
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March 18, 2015|
Response from Janet H | Reviewed this property |
Not in the market proper, but there is outdoor seating and places to leave your dogs if you need to do a quick shop. BHI is dog friendly.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$3 - $10
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8 Maritime Way, Bald Head Island, NC 28461-5014
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Bald Head Island
  • Phone Number: +1 910-457-7450
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The Maritime Market is Bald Head Island's only full-service grocery store, offering fresh produce, Prime Beef, and fresh NC seafood, along with a wide selection of craft beers, fine wines & a comprehensive selection of groceries. The Market also features a full-service deli with sliced meats, artisan cheeses & fresh-baked breads, and serves a full breakfast & lunch menu daily in our Cafe. During the high season, we also serve freshly baked artisan pizza and provide hand-dipped ice creams and other frozen treats. The Market is the "pot-bellied stove" of the island - a social gathering place where islanders & visitors meet, conspire & socialize. Each month on the full moon, The Market hosts the "Howl at the Moon Sunset/Moonrise Party on East Beach - an island tradition that attracts upwards of 1000 or more people during the summer events, and more intimate crowds of around 50 people during the cool winter months. Subscribe to Claude's daily or weekly email to get the latest on the weather, parties, and other events happening 'round the island.
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