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BJ's Carolina Cafe

7069 Caratoke Hwy, Jarvisburg, NC 27947-9727
+1 252-491-5222
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good21%
  • Average2%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“cornbread” (17 reviews)
“crab cakes” (11 reviews)
“pulled pork” (7 reviews)
7:00 AM - 2:30 PM Hours
American, Barbecue, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
7069 Caratoke Hwy, Jarvisburg, NC 27947-9727
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Enjoyed a quick visit for Sunday lunch. I love the fact they have 100% “A” rating from the health department. The dining room seemed up to date and very clean. I really like shrimp on the outer banks due to always being fresh and large....More

Thank OBXfan1964
Reviewed 1 week ago

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

Thank FloraIII
Wanda191, Owner at BJ's Carolina Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

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

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

First visit ordered the prime rib it arrived cold. Had to send it back the reheated the same piece and than it arrived back dry. Not a good 1st experience. Waitress was ok not very attentive.More

Thank DebbieC516
Wanda191, Owner at BJ's Carolina Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Debbie, I certainly hope you got the name of an "inattentive server" on Sat. Nov. 3 and will privately let me know which server it was. Our impeccable service, scrumptious selections, & desire to make every guest experience a 5 star fell well below our...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I've never had a bad meal here. They have great burgers and the food comes out pretty quick. Waitstaff is always friendly.More

Thank Amanda B
Wanda191, Owner at BJ's Carolina Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Amanda, Our guests are the best & treasured! BJ's appreciates your 5 stars on the quality of our burgers & the efficiency of the kitchen as each is custom cooked to temp and dressed individually. Southern hospitality and treating our guests as a GUEST is...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing barbeque, with BJ's own Sweet Rib Sauce! Our first visit, stopped for Sunday lunch. Granddaughter asked for fruit, which wasn't on the menu. But a few minutes later, we receive a colorful assortment of delicious fruits, as well as yummy barbeque, fish, veggies, and...More

Thank NaniPops
Reviewed September 15, 2018

My husband stopped for breakfast today and had a very good meal. The eggs and bacon and my husband's corned beef hash was excellent. We ordered the Pig's Candy, which is bacon coated in special brown sugar and baked. It was delicious, but very overpriced.More

Thank Jeri1955
Wanda191, Owner at BJ's Carolina Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded September 17, 2018

Thank you for your recent review & awesome favorable compliments on your breakfast at BJ’s. Our pig candy is quite popular & we’re glad you took the leap & ordered it. It is the BOMB & scrumptious on a BLT! We even coat it in...More

Reviewed July 19, 2018 via mobile

Friends recommended this place so I thought I’d give it a try. We were greeted and seated promptly. Our server was very friendly and knowledgeable of the menu items. We all ordered the steamed shrimp 🍤 with a side of onion rings. Our drinks were...More

Thank JamesH7086
Reviewed July 18, 2018 via mobile

On our way home from a few days in Kill Devil Hills for an impromptu honeymoon, we hit this place to have one last seafood dinner near the coast. Olivia, was so nice and so personable and so prompt. I literally have nothing negative to...More

Thank jmerrt1985
Reviewed July 17, 2018

Our experience was excellent, from the time that we were greeted at the door to the time that we paid our check. We were given a recommendation for the walnut Island Motel, which is located close by.

Thank rcbydbinnorva
Reviewed June 27, 2018 via mobile

Our recent Lammers Life Celebration catered by Wanda and BJ was made even better by the great buffet. Chicken, salads, desserts, teas, were all delicious. Cannot say enough how good the food was. Thank you. Even the heat of the day could not take away...More

Thank Susan D
Wanda191, Owner at BJ's Carolina Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded June 28, 2018

Susan, Thank you for your 5 star review for our scrumptious buffet presentation at the tribute to Jim's life on Sat..It was our honor to be a part of this extraordinary celebration. The June heat was oppressive~ Our hearts were full ~so many friends &...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$6 - $17
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Large groups, Families with children, Kids, Business meetings
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 2:30 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 - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7069 Caratoke Hwy, Jarvisburg, NC 27947-9727
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Jarvisburg
  • Phone Number: +1 252-491-5222
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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
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