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Sanitary Fish Market & Restaurant

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501 Evans St, Morehead City, NC 28557-4218
12522473111
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11:30 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Sat - Sun 8:00 am - 10:30 am
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Minneapolis, MN USA
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41 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This is one of those places you go to because it's been there forever and not because it serve great food. If you like your seafood fried, this is your place. But grilled entrees come swimming in butter, so it's not the place to go if you're avoiding that sort of thing. But still, it has a sort of authentic... More 

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Thank MSPRoadmaster
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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156 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I came here the first time a couple years ago and discovered what a great place it is. A local recommended it. Service was great and so were the drinks and food. Nice view out onto the water and the place is huge with lots of history.

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Thank erisley2015
Beaverdam, Virginia
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19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Went for dinner. I got fried shrimp, my wife fried flounder, my grandson Mac & cheese. Mac and cheese was Kraft from a box. My shrimp was good but my wife's flounder had no taste. Hush puppies were average. Service was excellent. We ate on the deck which provides great views.

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Thank Denny319
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Something for everyone. Wide variety of fish and shell fish cooked just the way you like it. Very friendly staff.

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Thank podaniels
Asheville, North Carolina
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15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Been going to this restaurant when at Atlanic Beach since the 1950's. Just a tradition for our family. Particularly like the fried oysters and hush puppies. Also like the location on the waterfront where the fishing boats dock.

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Thank Bob B
Virginia
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56 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stopped by for a late lunch. Restaurant was clean, wait staff was very efficient and nice. We only had light lunch, but every menu item we got was very good and reasonably priced.

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Kyle, Texas
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26 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

As an adopted child I always wondered where I came from. After years of searching I found my birth mother living in Beaufort, NC. The first day I met her it was at this restaurant over looking the water. We ordered the very same dish that day, enjoyed the shrimp dinner and the melt in your mouth hush puppies. I... More 

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Garner, North Carolina
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The fried shrimp good. The broiled flounder and stuffed baked potato were very good as well. My issue was with the service. It was very slow, and to add onto it, my order was wrong which made the wait even longer. And the food is overpriced for the quality. Overall not bad, but I probably will not be back.

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Thank adminor94
Louisville, Kentucky
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154 reviews
113 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I came here with some friends for breakfast and it was amazing. I got the captain's breakfast with the corned beef. It is real shaved corned beef! My friends got the shrimp breakfast burritos and they said it was excellent. The shrimp was fresh and it came with a mini funnel cake!

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Thank Logan s
Leland, North Carolina
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67 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped here on our anniversary on our way home from New Bern. We really just wanted to be outside on a beautiful day. Enjoyed a cold beer watching all the boats come and go on a very hot day, but had a good breeze.We had great service. I think I had a flounder sandwich which was fresh and light... More 

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Thank Linda S

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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, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Families with children, Scenic view, Large groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
8:00 am - 10:30 am
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
8:00 am - 10:30 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 501 Evans St, Morehead City, NC 28557-4218
  • 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
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Louisburg, North Carolina, United States
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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?