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Sanitary Fish Market & Restaurant

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501 Evans St, Morehead City, NC 28557
12522473111
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11:30 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
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Montevallo, Alabama
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Very busy place but we were seated quickly. Service was great! Thanks Eliza. I enjoyed my oyster stew and broiled flounder! Went there as a child and my trip back as an adult didn't disappoint. Highly recommend.

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Thank Ron P
Macedonia, Ohio
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19 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The scallops in butter were excellent and plentiful. Hush puppies were great. Waitress was excellent. Clam chowder was interesting. No tomato base or cream base. Waitress let me try it before ordering. Clam broth base with shredded potatoes and lots of clams.

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Thank Robert H
Louisville, Kentucky
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29 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This restaurant has a great view of the ocean. We had a very relaxing late lunch here with the kids. Soft shell crab BLT was yummy.

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Thank mhf28
Charlotte, North Carolina
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25 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We ate here for lunch, and sat out on the patio. Everyone was very friendly, and the place had a nice ambiance. The food was mediocre, but it may have been what we ordered and the time of day (late lunch).

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Thank Wendi M
Winston Salem, North Carolina
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13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Was good, then went through a bad stretch, now it is back on its game. Excellent food, service and atmosphere. Definite must if you go to Atlantic Beach!

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Thank Kent E
Charleston, West Virginia
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

It was our first trip to this restaurant, and the food was great! Everything was very fresh. There was ample seating so no long wait time even though it was a busy weekend night. The waitress quickly was very friendly. I would highly recommend this restaurant !

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1 Thank Sandra F
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Been coming to this establishment for several years now and I still love it! I see most people think it's average at best but it's still on my hit-list for vacation eats. I always get the pick 3 seafood platter fried. I'm always satisfied. I'm always stuffed when I leave. The service was a little slow but in their defense,... More 

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Thank Steve B
Annandale, Virginia
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38 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Is Sanitary a local institution? A tourist trap? It was huge, with huge tables, and I've learned that's usually a bad sign. It felt a little bit like a factory where they just turn your table over 5 times a night and bring in the dollars on reputation alone. The hushpuppies were amazing, but onion-free. I was in a group... More 

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Thank therivethatwassud
Raleigh
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23 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The only thing this place had going for it that made it okay was the drinks. The drinks were very good... the view on the back patio was also great. The food... not so much. It's like they forgot to add seasoning after they breaded the fish. I had fried flounder and it left me wanting more seafood. This is... More 

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Thank Cristina C
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I have looked forward to our visits to Morehead City each year, if not for the beaches, for the seafood at Sanitary Seafood. We visited SS last year and again this year and both times were disappointed in the food. Last year I got the flounder sandwich that had absolutely no flavor or sauces in it, my... More 

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Thank Elizabeth W

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
American, Seafood, Soups
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Large groups, Scenic view, Families with children, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 501 Evans St, Morehead City, NC 28557
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Morehead City
  • Phone Number: 12522473111
Description
It is our goal to please every customer who walks through our doors. If you have a complaint please contact one of our managers.

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Charlotte, North Carolina
10 months ago
Louisburg, North Carolina, United States
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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?