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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2017, 2019 Winner
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BJ's Carolina Cafe= award winning pork BBQ 'we will take care of you~ southern style! Our full service restaurant serves breakfast Sat-Sun, hand pattied burgers & steaks! Catering the OBX & surrounding area 25+ yrs with fresh,local selections~ farm & sea to plate. Family owned and operated & located on rt. 158 10 Miles north of the WMBridge to the Outer Banks and 45 miles south of Hampton Roads, Va. Join us for a great home cooked meal in a friendly atmosphere where smiles are free! LOCALS favorite 2018 Best of beach wings! PBS Flavor NC crab cakes, hand cut FF & kids menu. Pet friendly area
PRICE RANGE
$6 - $17
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
CUISINES
American, Barbecue
FEATURES
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service, Reservations, Free Wifi
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Reviewed December 29, 2019 via mobile

I got the oyster special w fries and coleslaw for $12. The oysters were fantastic. Mild flavored and fried perfectly. My guys said the burgers were cooked perfectly and really. Good. The fries were the hit of the table. Staff very friendly and the owner...More

Date of visit: December 2019
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Reviewed November 19, 2019 via mobile

This place has really stepped it up. A few years back I was not that impressed with this restaurant. But we tried it again at the beginning of the year and now we have eaten there at least twice a month since. My favorite is...More

Date of visit: October 2019
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Wanda191, Owner at BJ's Carolina Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded November 21, 2019

Jason, BJ's sincerely appreciates your review. Your not so 5 star previous experience is in the dust! Our family has proudly owned & operated our restaurant 14+ yrs in Jarvisburg. These fast yrs have been rewarding, challenging & ever changing in food trends. From our...More

Reviewed October 13, 2019 via mobile

The burger was average. The crab cake was outstanding. The fries were fantastic. Service was excellent.

Date of visit: October 2019
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Wanda191, Public Relations Manager at BJ's Carolina Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded November 21, 2019

Thank you for your review. Our success is based upon quality, quantity & value. Hurry back & we'll try to make your burger experience 5+.

Reviewed October 8, 2019

This is the place if you like no-frills good food and friendly, efficient service. I was taken by locals whose high recommendations weren't exaggerated. The menu is pure old-fashioned American with a lot of choices, but I opted for the prime rib special. I don't...More

Date of visit: September 2019
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Reviewed August 26, 2019

Our group of 4 stopped on Sunday afternoon for lunch and were seated right away. We enjoyed a delicious bacon cheeseburger, chef salad, chicken fingers, chicken wings and fried pickles.The wings were outstanding! Great burger was perfectly cooked & juicy. Maria, our server, was very...More

Date of visit: August 2019
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Reviewed May 17, 2019

Amazing food, friendly service, and the grilled squash is awesome!!! Definitely a go to place for great food and friendly service.

Date of visit: May 2019
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Reviewed February 20, 2019

This is a great hometown place that we frequent often. Everyone here treats you like family. We especially love Wednesday Night Wing Night. The food, service, entertainment, and their prices can't be beat. We also like how envolved they are with the community. Alway donating...More

Date of visit: February 2019
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Reviewed January 11, 2019 via mobile

Seated right next to the desserts was so difficult. As you can see we got the peach cobbler and banana pudding to go. Plates were so much we had to take the desserts to go. So much food and so yummy. A must stop when...More

Date of visit: January 2019
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Wanda191, Guest Relations Manager at BJ's Carolina Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded January 12, 2019

Marvin, Your 5 bubble review makes our heart sing! Thank you for your glowing review, food photos, & recommendation for travelers heading to the OBX. I enjoyed our conversation~ entrepreneurship is our passion and our desire to excel is what we strive for every day...More

Reviewed November 12, 2018

BJ's is my local go to restaurant. Service is excellant, waitstaff is always friendly. Food is all home cooked, and local. Benjamin whips up the "Best" hot crab dip. Ribs are fall of the bone tender. Your portions are large and the price is small...More

Date of visit: November 2018
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Wanda191, Owner at BJ's Carolina Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded November 12, 2018

Thank you for your 5 star review. Our success is built upon consistently offering a delicious meal, attentive service, and value with our menu pricing. We take each review seriously and share them with our wonderful FOH & BOH staff where we build upon each...More

Reviewed November 5, 2018

We came in for lunch....the place was not busy. The waitress seated us at a table which we noticed had a dead roach under it, they also had a 100.0 cleanliness rating from the county. Well at least it was dead...but the cricket we saw...More

Date of visit: November 2018
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Wanda191, Owner at BJ's Carolina Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded November 6, 2018

Floralll, WHY did you stay & eat? Why certainly because you were hungry for some home cooked scrumptious farm to table food! Bj's stellar reputation is based on 13 years of successfully serving our treasured guests a delicious meal offering value, quality, and quantity. Our...More

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