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Gulfstream Restaurant

Certificate of Excellence
American, Seafood, Diner
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78 Myrtle Avenue, Carolina Beach, NC 28428
+1 910-458-8774
6:00 am - 8:30 pm
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Sun 6:00 am - 3:00 pm
Mon - Sat 6:00 am - 8:30 pm
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97 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I don't know whether it was just the time of year or they were getting excited about the movie that was going to film there in a few days, but the service was lacking as was the food. But then everyone has off days and I only say this as this is normally where we have breakfast and it was... More 

Thank crystal2mysoul
Raleigh, North Carolina
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Service was outstanding. Good was very good, but lacked any healthy options like multigrain pancakes, lowfat milk, etc. Otherwise, a great choice for breakfast and very clean.

Thank David C
Wilmington, North Carolina
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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Visited this family friendly place while on vacation as we always do . The morning grill cook is awesome. Hes a fairly new face , young , but knows how to cook . Keep the good help and friendly faces . Will be back in a couple of months !

Thank gingerj0nes
DeWitt, Michigan
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31 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

We stopped into the Gulfstream Restaurant for lunch. We were treated like family in this quaint little restaurant, in a good way. Everyone was very friendly and wanted to see our new baby. I got the fried shrimp and my wife got the fried chicken. The portions were huge and the food all tasted like home cooking. We couldn't finish... More 

Thank aschoono
Raleigh, North Carolina
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Recently visited this quaint little restaurant at Carolina Beach. Nice atmosphere, good food, great wait staff. However after a wait for our food which was far too long, the night cook could be heard from the dining area, cussing and swearing and the night manager, did nothing about it. We spoke with our waitress who apologized for the trouble, but... More 

Thank L S
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32 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited Gulfstream on recommendation from relative who also went for breakfast. The service is phenomenal. Never had to ask for more water or coffee because the waitresses were always at the ready. Waitresses...that's the key. When your server is busy with another table, one of her associates steps in to help out. Portions are large and breakfast prices are... More 

Thank Betsy V
Ed T, Owner at Gulfstream Restaurant, responded to this review

So glad to hear your enjoyed ALL aspects of your visit to Gulfstream. Hope you will be done with us again soon. More 

wilmington, nc
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51 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Have never had a bad experience here. Very good french toast and potatoes. Cash only so be aware of that ahead of time. Over medium eggs cooked perfectly. They will give a to-go cup of coke if you ask. Parking is pay across the street if their little lot fills up, but it is a very cheap hourly rate, and... More 

Thank sailfishnc
Hickory, North Carolina
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

ok food, friendly staff, but having to pay $3 at their atm to pay the bill probably takes away from the wait staff's tips. what kind of restaurant doesnt take debit card?

Thank minkalodge
Wilmington, North Carolina
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26 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went with friends for dinner on a Friday and ordered a seafood platter. Food was okay also service was the same. When I asked for more hushpuppies, waitress told me I would have to order them and I said ok bt never saw them. Also lost my cell phone that night and never recovered it! Bad night!!

Thank BennyBrown2014
Charlotte, North Carolina
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294 reviews
156 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 291 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed a few blocks away, so the location was very convenient and walk-able. I'd walk if you can, as parking appeared to be limited. This quaint restaurant is located across the street on the harbor and has such ambiance. I can see why it was picked for a filming location. Expect a line, however it moves fast. Our server... More 

Thank AkronTravelBug
Ed T, Owner at Gulfstream Restaurant, responded to this review

Thanks for the review. So glad to have you for breakfast at Gulfstream! It is a special place, maybe a hidden gem to visitors but certainly well known and loved by many locals. More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$5 - $20
American, Seafood, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Cash Only, Takeout
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children, Local cuisine
Open Hours
6:00 am - 3:00 pm
6:00 am - 8:30 pm
6:00 am - 8:30 pm
6:00 am - 8:30 pm
6:00 am - 8:30 pm
6:00 am - 8:30 pm
6:00 am - 8:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 78 Myrtle Avenue, Carolina Beach, NC 28428
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Carolina Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 910-458-8774
Local favorite for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Causal dining overlooking the Yacht Basin in the heart of Carolina Beach. Daily specials, seafood specialties and a full range of family fare.

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