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The Spouter Inn

218 Front St, Beaufort, NC 28516-2123
+1 252-728-5190
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good30%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travelers talk about
“crab cakes” (100 reviews)
“seafood” (75 reviews)
“french silk pie” (12 reviews)
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American, Bar, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
218 Front St, Beaufort, NC 28516-2123
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Reviewed 1 week ago

One of the few restaurants open on New Year's Day. Ordered the special of an Oyster Poor Boy. It came with coleslaw and an additional side. I asked for potato salad. Everything was delicious. The oysters were a bit small, but cooked perfectly. The potato...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank sarahenc2018
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Spouter Inn was recommended to us for lunch by a local person. The water-front view was lovely. The restaurant has a beachy atmosphere and was quite pleasant. The service was very good and the food was okay--not better or worse than expected. We would...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank agriffith
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very good food and drinks.Beautiful setting. You can dine inside or outside. Our waiter was a bit off. We told him that we wanted the crab cake meal and asked about sides. He said that he didn't know and theres no substitutions. We said OK...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Seraphita2013
Reviewed December 16, 2018

My wife and i wanted to try Spouter Inn especially after Hurricane Florence devastated out area . Spouters had received damage to their property but you could not tell when we were there. Wonderful atmosphere freshly painted it was a delight. We both ordered "...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank KrystalCoast
Reviewed September 15, 2018 via mobile

It was our second meal at Spouter Inn. The first was years ago and we remembered having a good meal so decided to return. It was even better than we remembered! Wife loved her ahi tuna, crab dip app was great, and my blackened flounder...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank mem8718
Reviewed August 30, 2018

The Spouter Inn is our first choice in Beaufort, Wonderful selections, fresh seafood, nice salad, tasty soups. Service is good. Suggest eating on the covered deck if possible, excellent view of Taylors Creek and boat traffic lazily cruising by. Have even seen the ponies on...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank 24mfoster
Reviewed August 28, 2018 via mobile

Just ate here again and amazingly the appetizer crab cakes were even smaller than my visit in July. Wtf? We complained and got a very odd explanation from our server who seemed to think we didn’t know the difference between appetizer and full size cakes....More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank trav226
Reviewed August 28, 2018

We have never had a poor time or experience at Spouter's! This great local water side restaurant in Beaufort has always been consistent in delivering great food, excellent service and a fabulous view. Highly recommend for lunch as well as dinner . We love sitting...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank JacksonRandall
Reviewed August 28, 2018

Made it our first stop for dinner this year. It did not disappoint. Stuffed flounder was superb as was the Mahi Mahi. Had to eat inside so it was quite loud. Had peanut butter pie for dessert. Outstanding.

Date of visit: August 2018
1  Thank Denny319
Reviewed August 27, 2018 via mobile

Had lunch here for the 2nd time. The food was delicious and the service was great. We sat outside on the water both times and enjoyed the beautiful views. Awesome.

Date of visit: August 2018
1  Thank Leila A
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Lance E
July 12, 2016|
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Response from LoriJoBaas | Reviewed this property |
Yes, there is a kids menu
June 15, 2016|
Response from LoriJoBaas | Reviewed this property |
Unfortunately, because there is not an outside entrance to the patio, pets are not allowed. :(
John P
June 12, 2016|
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Response from Eddie H | Reviewed this property |
Yes. They definitely take dinner reservations and I assume lunch and brunch as well. Great local seafood, prime rib, breads and desserts. Enjoy!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$9 - $29
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Large groups, Romantic, Families with children, Kids, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Scenic view
Open Hours
11:15 AM - 9:00 PM
11:15 AM - 9:00 PM
11:15 AM - 9:00 PM
11:15 AM - 9:00 PM
11:15 AM - 9:00 PM
11:15 AM - 9:00 PM
11:15 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 218 Front St, Beaufort, NC 28516-2123
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Beaufort
  • Phone Number: +1 252-728-5190
  • E-mail
Waterfront dining in Historic Beaufort, North Carolina. Recently renovated, ahhhmazing views, covered waterfront deck! Bar & Lounge with waterfront views & full menu service. A beautiful setting to relax,enjoy a great meal and true southern hospitality! Serving FRESH LOCAL CARTERET CATCH and CERTIFIED ANGUS BEEF. Our in house BAKERY provides fabulous desserts, breads, special orders and retail/take out service. Dinner reservations recommended and accepted by telephone only. CALL FOR OFF SEASON HOURS
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