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American, Bar
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311 Mangrove Blvd, Emerald Isle, NC 28594-2518
252 354 7775
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Emerald Isle, North Carolina
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60 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

This place is small and when the tourists are in town you will have to wait for a table. We eat here off season and have never had a bad meal, Friday night specials are great and a good value and breakfast is good also. We love their prime rib, the fish is always fresh, service is top notch...

Thank saltwaterman
Hegins, Pennsylvania
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We ate here while on vacation with a party of seven. The wait was VERY long. We always expect to wait when on vacation and understand that a lot of places do not take reservations. The wait here seemed to be a bit crazy though. Especially since we were technically there during off season and it was a Tuesday night.... More 

Thank Kim R
Oakton, Virginia
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Food was local and fresh, atmosphere was exactly what you expect at the beach, fun and friendly. Staff was excellent. We had a few minutes wait but the bartender made us a great cocktail and gave us the inside scoop on the island telling us where to go to the local spot to watch the sunset. Won't mention the spot,... More 

Thank ItalianSoap
Charlotte, North Carolina
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50 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We have been to this restaurant a number of times as we go to the beach annually, the wait times have become excessive so I doubt we will go back. There are some new restaurants in town that are just as good without a 90 minute wait.

Thank CLTluv2travel
Newnan, Georgia
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Food was good We did takeout the store had really neat stuff small intimate setting will most likely eat there again

Thank Minister Gale J
Chapel Hill, North Carolina
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Our family loves Flipperz and have been coming here for 10 years. Usually busy but as someone else mentioned worth the wait. Fun atmosphere and really good food with nice specials.

Thank stevehimmelberg
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great food and service. It was packed every time we went by it and for good reason. They offer a little bit of everything and large portions. Very please customer!

Thank TheVacationer2016
China Grove, North Carolina
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I went with my brother-in-law and his wife as well as a friend. I ordered shrimp quesadilla and chips for lunch. Both were really good. I ordered chocolate lava for dessert, it was pretty good. The others had no complaints on their orders either. They ordered Reese's peanut butter pie, for dessert, and it looked amazing.

Thank seflowe
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great food, great service. Large portions as well. It is a small place though so there are not many seating choices if you have 5 or more people. We squeezed in a both which was not too easy.

Thank Pauline C
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95 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great local place. Went for brunch on Sunday. Had a fantastically fluffy veggie Swiss omelet and split some pancakes. Pancakes were delish with a touch of cinnamon. Can't beat a good restaurant that has a cute gift shop attached!

Thank Kelley L

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
American, Bar
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 311 Mangrove Blvd, Emerald Isle, NC 28594-2518
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Emerald Isle
  • Phone Number: 252 354 7775

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