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The Spouter Inn

218 Front St, Beaufort, NC 28516-2123
+1 252-728-5190
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good31%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travelers talk about
“crab cakes” (90 reviews)
“seafood” (73 reviews)
“french silk pie” (12 reviews)
Open Now
11:15 AM - 9:00 PM Hours
American, Bar, Seafood, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
218 Front St, Beaufort, NC 28516-2123
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Fabulous soft crab pita for lunch. My husband had the gumbo and said it was great. also. Great outdoor seating on the water. Only wish we had enough room for dessert. They have their own bakery!

Thank sandra s
Reviewed 6 days ago

The Spouter Inn has always been one of my favorite places to eat whenever I'm in Beaufort. I use to work in Beaufort, and would occasionally eat there for lunch as well! They have great views of the Inter-Coastal Waterway (ICW) and you can sit...More

Thank rutheb2014
Reviewed 6 days ago

Expensive. Fish sandwich way over priced. Nice restaurant on Beaufort waterfront. Will certainly order differently if go again.

Thank Sam B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Brought fresh Mahi and they did a good job cooking. GAVE A $1.00 DISCOUNT from full price with only 2 skimpy sides.... Most restaurants give 25%

Thank Sid G
Reviewed 1 week ago

Mind you the outdoor seating on the water was wonderful. The decor inside was complimented by local art. The food I would never return for. We ordered the tuna bites for an appetizer and discussed that they would be seared. Not only were they well...More

Thank SandyByTheSeashore
Fabeats, Manager at The Spouter Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Sandybythesea, Thank you for your review, we sincerely want to know! Sounds like we did not please you in any way. I can not offer an acceptable excuse other than few facts; we absolutely do not serve frozen vegetables, the fresh grouper in that...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent $96 before tip. I had scallops Parmesan with mashed potatoes and mixed carrots, zucchini, yellow squash. Bread was served before. I had tea, and for dessert...peanut butter pie. My husband had stuffed flounder with mixed vegetables, tea, and for dessert...he had turtle cheese...More

Thank DebMJones1
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We enjoyed a delicious lunch and drinks, with top-notch service, overlooking the water. The blackened Mahi over salad with cilantro citrus dressing was so scrumptious, I wanted to lick the plate. We don't typically order dessert but could not pass up coconut cream pie and...More

1  Thank SamuraiSal
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went there for my wife’s birthday. This was our first time here. The service was excellent- the service were attentive and friendly. The food was tasty and the portions were generous. The shrimp penne and grouper special were excellent. The kids meals were great....More

1  Thank Julio F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went twice during vacation because of how good the food is. My wife loves the scallops parmesan and I got two different grouper specials that were both delicious. The atmosphere is wonderful as you sit by the waterfront watching the sun go down. We...More

1  Thank holledc06
Reviewed May 19, 2018 via mobile

Great food perfectly cooked and seasoned. Enjoyed being on the back deck watching boats go by while we enjoyed some of the best food ever. Will definitely make this a go to restaurant anytime we visit.

Thank William I
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Questions & Answers
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
Families with children, Kids, Scenic view, Romantic, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions
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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