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C & H Oyster Bar

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1524 N Road St, Elizabeth City, NC 27909-3244
Mon - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Cary, North Carolina
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58 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2016

This seasonal restaurant (oysters = a month with an R in them!) always has great seafood. The fried shrimp are nearly perfect without too much batter. The oysters whether steamed or on the half shell are great. We've been visiting for years and it is consistently good. It does get busy in the expected times with a line forming most... More 

Thank chiefdcates
Elizabeth City, NC
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435 reviews
261 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 180 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2016

This was our second dinner here in almost 12 years of living here, and we have heard lots of rave reviews about the food. One of us had a dozen good raw oysters and the clam chowder (average). The other had the small plate of fried oysters (good, not amazing, slightly soggy), very good and crisp fries, and very finely... More 

Thank Grice-Fearing
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2016 via mobile

The portions are generous and the service was great. Love the oysters. My wife fell in love with the crab cakes.

Thank Epreach
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85 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2016 via mobile

Seafood here is outstanding.. Oysters in season of course are terrific! They were fresh from Maryland and were great! So was the shrimp! The only thing missing was good tartar sauce! The only kind they have is out of a package and its disgusting! But I guess you can't have everything, very low key But good and fresh but come... More 

Thank Keeterbarn Corn... F
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32 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2016 via mobile

An Oyster Bar, caters to locals, a lot of them fishermen. Service at the bar is fast, food is fresh, patrons and staff are friendly. When you have a hankering for oysters this is the place.

Thank Dick D
Chesapeake, Virginia, United States
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65 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2016 via mobile

Took another couple down to Elizaberh City, NC to enjoy fresh oysters. Was able to be able to get to the bar where we each ordered a peck of steamed oysters to start with. The size of the oysters were large and tasty. Finished it off with fried oyster dinner. Well worth the trip from Norfolk, VA.

Thank Lee H
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67 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2016 via mobile

Great local place for fresh tasty oysters. Do not miss it!! Local haunt that is worth the diversion if heading to the outer banks.

Thank Timothy f
Elizabeth City, North Carolina
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16 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015

good food fresh oysters, fresh shrimp, great fried shrimp sit at the bar for faster service rough bat foods great

Thank bfm3123
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2015

The steamed oysters are great. I recommend a peck and fries. This will cost somewhere in the region of $30 with tip and a cold beer. Nothing remotely fancy about this place and yet that's just right. Make sure you sit at the bar of you want oysters. I love the place but cannot afford to go there as often... More 

Thank NorthSouth
Virginia Beach, Virginia
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177 reviews
110 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 121 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2015

This is the place to eat at if you love oysters. You buy by the peck or dozen and can have them steamed, fried or raw which we had all ways. Sit at the bar for the best service. They are only open Monday thru Friday 5 to 9 pm during oyster season. The frog legs are great also. Prices... More 

Thank Marty J

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$15 - $20
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1524 N Road St, Elizabeth City, NC 27909-3244
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Elizabeth City
  • Phone Number: 252-338-3300

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?