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Old Salt

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133 Turner St, Beaufort, NC 28516-2138
(252) 728-2002
Tue - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We had a soft shell crab burger and crab dip. Great southern sweet tea - dark and tasty. Sooooo good. Excellent friendly service. Great decor. Beautiful artwork for sale.

Thank Liz W
Round Rock, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our party of 4 all ordered different menu items and everything was very good. The fries were amazing. The waitress, Kat, was friendly and entertaining. The iced tea was also delicious. I think it was sweetened with honey. All over, a very good dining experience and their prices were not bad either.

Thank Klb067
North Carolina Coast, North Carolina
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Food is pretty good here. Lighting is too bright. It needs some ambience. It has potential to be an upbeat great place. Check it out.

Thank captainsteve2016
Memphis, TN
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We wanted some fresh local seafood and found it hear. We were there on a Saturday night and the place was only half full. Not sure why more people don't go here. This was our 2nd time and both were good experiences. Broiled flounder, shrimp and oysters were all good. They brought out broiled oysters instead of the fried we... More 

Thank biztravel2
DeWitt, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2016 via mobile

We enjoyed our first visit to Old Salt. We had the raw oysters. They are local, very clean, farm raised and delicious. We also had the calamari. Nice light flour dusting and fried well. One member ordered the ouster burger- nice crispy fried oysters on a brioche bun with cole slaw. Very tasty. They also make their our sauces (... More 

Thank ElisabethCV
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2016

The Clam Chowder was a 5, no doubt. Very Good. The staff was very friendly. The rest of the meal was "not bad" - Burgers were a little overcooked.Fried Shrimp was not crispy when it came to the table, almost like it had been sitting out for too long.

Thank Lance E
Williamsburg, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2016

Old Salt is in the former location of the Net House. Much of the interior is unchanged. The menu is different. There was a fishing tournament going on in Beaufort & everyplace in town was busy. Old Salt is laid back, the oysters good & the owner is in the place checking on the customers.

Thank GWR757
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2016

We had a terrific time here on a Saturday afternoon. Beaufort was jumping and Old Salt was quiet, so we weren't sure whether to venture in. So glad we did. I have to admit I was lured in by the promise of Old Salt Punch. It was fantastic. The bartender's recipe of dark rum, pineapple juice, coconut, etc. Really the... More 

Thank bearbranchgirl
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2016 via mobile

Try the stuffed flounder! Spinach and strawberry salad was also terrific. This restaurant is not on the waterfront but worth walking an extra block.

Thank RoamingNaturalist
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2016 via mobile

We stopped just for a light snack and drinks. We had the hot crab dip, it was creamy, cheesy and a little spicy (as indicated on the menu) it came out timely and was delicious! I had a old salt punch as my beverage, which was wonderful, and they didn't skip out on the rum. My husband had a red... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
American, Seafood, Bar
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Takeout, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 133 Turner St, Beaufort, NC 28516-2138
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Beaufort
  • Phone Number: (252) 728-2002
Located directly across from the Historical Society. Previous owners called it the Net House.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?