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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%
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“crab cakes” (99 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 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
Reviewed August 26, 2018 via mobile

We stopped here for lunch today, it was very good! The homemade salad dressings are really good. I had the blackened Mahi over house salad and Spouter chowder, nice piece of fish, cooked perfectly, chowder was out of this world. The wife got a crab...More

Date of visit: August 2018
1  Thank c21wil
Reviewed August 25, 2018

My grandloves and I spent three days on Emerald Isle. We spent a day at Cape Lookout and ended it at Spouter Inn. We had a fantastic meal, with a fantastic water view, and fantastic service!! Our server was Frank! He was nice, knowledgeable, and...More

Date of visit: August 2018
1  Thank Teresa C
Reviewed August 24, 2018 via mobile

We sat Outside on deck. (+)Fantastic view. Almost perfect setting. (- ) No seafood in seafood gumbo. Should be veggie gumbo (+)steak was cooked exactly as ordered. Filet itself was below average. (-) grouper was really soggy. Too bad because it was fresh. Really soggy....More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Stfteamllc
Reviewed August 13, 2018 via mobile

Sure wish I would have gotten a picture but the food was so good it didnt last long. The french toast was a load of food for the price and it was a great meal. We also had the buster's hideout which was amazing, much...More

Date of visit: August 2018
1  Thank colfaxian1
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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
Romantic, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Families with children, Scenic view, Kids
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
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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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