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American, Seafood, Bar
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Lunch, Dinner
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Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Table Service, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
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Reviewed April 23, 2021 via mobile

This is a very pleasant restaurant with a view of water. The food is great prices are low and serving size allowed for great pie. Hard to find from the street.

Date of visit: April 2021
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Reviewed March 14, 2021 via mobile

Grouper’s must be a local favorite. Our visit was not good. We were seated in the bar area due to the social distancing because of COVID. They are wiping down between all the tables after every use. There was a very large party on the...main floor. The food was okay nothing to brag about. We had the grouper nuggets for our appetizer it tasted like it was frozen not fresh fish. Our main meal was stuffed flounder, it was okay. The atmosphere was poor due to a local man being drunk and cussing at the waitress. He was very loud and obnoxious. When I mentioned it to the waitress she said oh he has a medical issue. They seamed to be more concerned with making sure he had a full beer in his hand then the other 16 customers in the restaurant.More

Date of visit: March 2021
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Reviewed October 21, 2020 via mobile

We ate outside on the water because we're too cautious to eat indoors. Our hostess/bartender was unmasked, as was our waitress. Food was good! Steamed oysters, fried scallops and blackened scallops, and I had a crazy pasta with shrimp, scallops, and mussels. We were all...happy with our choices. But no masks, darn.More

Date of visit: October 2020
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Reviewed July 30, 2020 via mobile

Mediocre food, slow service, took 30 minutes to get our appetizer. While the crab dip was good, there’s enough for about a mouse. The baked potatoes were like-warm and the prime rib was just ok. Our server appeared to be responsible for all 4 outside...tables and at least 6 tables inside. While I personally believe that the whole COVID-19 thing is politics; None of the visible staff were taking any COVID-19 precautions. There is a sign on the door telling all who enter that they need a mask on. Restaurants are a business that the governor has specifically called out that patrons and staff MUST wear face coverings. I spoke with the manager after we left by phone and he said that the face mask is a “suggested” thing. He said they had an employee who had passed out from the heat of wearing a face mask and that the staff that has to go in and out is not required to wear a mask. No one inside wore one, though he said the cooking staff was wearing masks. There were only 3 staff members that were going in and out. Will not be returning. I would not recommend this place at this time.More

Date of visit: July 2020
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Reviewed July 24, 2020

Great food, terrific and friendly service. We ordered the mahi tacos- the flavor was SO good. Also ordered a crabmeat and avocado salad. It was LOADED with crabmeat and very filling. Absolutely delicious. We are wondering why it took so long to return to this...great spot with beautiful views. The prices were unexpectedly reasonable as well.More

Date of visit: July 2020
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Reviewed July 20, 2020

Stopped in for lunch on our way to Outer Banks. Had the oyster and shrimp platter, the oysters were great they melted in your mouth.

Date of visit: July 2020
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Reviewed July 18, 2020

I love seafood and I love visiting restaurants. I arrived around 1:45pm we were seated about 2:20. The server was the great. I ordered a platter. The salmon was small & dry, the scallops were dripping oil, the shrimp were oily and the crab cake...was very bready without much crab meat. My frozen margarita was horrible and constantly separating. The cook was angry and giving the server a difficult time. My party and I waited for appetizers for over an hour and entrees 30 mins after entrees. I am very disappointed in the food but the service was great under the circumstances.More

Date of visit: July 2020
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Reviewed June 28, 2020 via mobile

Don’t expect high quality foods for their prices. It tasted good but they definitely are overpriced. Table wasn’t clean. When I used my clorox wipe it was disgustingly dirty. No way they cleaned the table before seating us. They also acted like they barely had...an open table for just my husband and I. After we were seated there were plenty of other far out tables clearly the waitress didn’t want to walk any further than necessary to serve us. Ridiculous. But yet these places are begging for customers to keep them a float. Piss poor service and food took a long time. I do not recommend and the parking is also ridiculous. Maybe under “normal” circumstances they are better. But food quality sucked for the price, just sayin’.More

Date of visit: June 2020
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Reviewed June 27, 2020 via mobile

Great service. Sloooooow kitchen. WaItress really hustled. Limited parking but free. Great views. Fair COVID protection. Terrific green beans, okay broccoli Luke warm, mahi was okay and did not Enjoy the sauce. Grouper good but too much breading. Dinner rolls great.

Date of visit: June 2020
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Reviewed April 5, 2020

We went during the forth of July last year and service and food was just OK. Everything was just fried and my husband said his seafood definitely wasn't fresh. Service was slow probably due to the holiday. We aren't going to go back here and...eat unless friends/family really want to try it out.More

Date of visit: July 2019
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Frequently Asked Questions about Grouper's Waterfront Restaurant

Yes, Grouper's Waterfront Restaurant offers takeout services.

Yes, Grouper's Waterfront Restaurant offers delivery services.

Grouper's Waterfront Restaurant is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travelers:
  • Food: 3
  • Service: 3.5
  • Value: 3
  • Atmosphere: 3.5