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Old Salt

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133 Turner St, Beaufort, NC 28516-2138
+1 252-728-2002
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good24%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible5%
Travelers talk about
“butter cake” (23 reviews)
“flounder” (24 reviews)
“fries” (45 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 am - 9:00 pmAll hours
American, Seafood, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
133 Turner St, Beaufort, NC 28516-2138
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111 - 120 of 233 reviews

Reviewed September 19, 2014

My friend and I stumbled upon this place and couldn't have been more impressed. Excellent, friendly service and delicious food. My shrimp burger was the best. Fun atmosphere, too.

Thank Bigmommapirate
Reviewed September 18, 2014

The food was great, the service was too! If you like fresh oysters, they have them from a very reliable, local source. The owner, Barbara, is super-nice and friendly. The food was great and the atmosphere is very inviting. I think the prices are very...More

1  Thank Paul F
Reviewed September 12, 2014 via mobile

Such an awesome restaurant! The food was incredible (tuna was out of this world) and you have to have a piece of Ms. Barbara's pound cake. Yummy.

Thank Donna L
Reviewed September 8, 2014

My boyfriend and I were staying in Emerald Isle on vacation and decided to have a date night out to a restaurant, which brought us to this gem of a restaurant in the town of Beaufort, NC. More than happy with our decision to come...More

Thank Veronica L
Reviewed September 6, 2014

Like other reviews, we found this restaurant by accident as it's not on the main road along the water. We were walking with my friend's dog and he stopped to drink from the water bowl they had outside and saw crab potato skins on the...More

Thank Heidi C
Reviewed September 3, 2014

We recently were in Beaufort - about 30 mins from Emerald Isle. Decided to stop into Old Salt for lunch. Don't know if they usually open for lunch. There was a sign on the door stating that they were open that Sunday. There was an...More

Thank RobertsMom
Reviewed September 1, 2014

Typical for a beach town, you can't be underdressed for this casual dining spot - cutoffs and flip-flops are fine. Our waiter was very capable, informative, and on the spot when needed. Seafood, of course, is their specialty. We chose walnut-encrusted flounder and firecracker shrimp...More

Thank Doustoi
Reviewed August 27, 2014

We often visit this part of the country not only because of it's beauty, but because of the small town southern charm... That's exactly what Old Salt is! From being greeted by the owner to our friendly, insightful server- the dining experience was fantastic. Now...More

1  Thank Love2RoamAround
Reviewed August 21, 2014

We had lunch on a hot day at the Old salt. It was delicious, The shrimp was perfectly cooked. The service was exceptional and attentive.We would definitely go back again! Try it, you will like it!

Thank Judy M
Reviewed August 16, 2014 via mobile

We had the chowder, best I've ever had. I got the shrimp scampi and my husband had the red snapper. It was all amazing. Had the blondie for dessert. Staff was great and the food was amazing!!!

Thank Beachfeets
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
James G
Is there a dress code?
October 15, 2016|
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Response from Klb067 | Reviewed this property |
We went for lunch and it was very casual.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Seafood, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Television, 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: +1 252-728-2002
Located directly across from the Historical Society. Previous owners called it the Net House.
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