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Bistro by the Sea

4031 Arendell St, Morehead City, NC 28557-2926
+1 252-247-2777
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good20%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“prime rib” (35 reviews)
“baked oysters” (8 reviews)
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American, Seafood, International, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
4031 Arendell St, Morehead City, NC 28557-2926
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Reviewed May 24, 2016 via mobile

Excellent food, great service and location, friendly environment. Definitely worth a repeat visit when in the area.

Thank Barbara Z
Reviewed May 23, 2016

Dinner by myself while in town for an event. Very close to my hotel so I walked over. Glad I got there when I did, as it was almost full when I left. The Atlantic Blue Crab Bisque was outstanding. I should have gotten a...More

Thank hattrupmd
Reviewed May 20, 2016

The food and service at this restaurant is truly stellar. You just have to experience it to believe it. The bread alone is worth making the trip for. I don't think I've ever had such soft and fresh and mouth-watering bread. The Crab bisque was...More

Thank Ruth M
Reviewed May 16, 2016 via mobile

Enjoyed Valentine's dinner, which which consisted of small plates. Everything on the menu sounded good. The Bistro sizzling hot rock was a fun enjoyable plate, and baked oysters were delicious as well.

Thank 3missy
Reviewed May 13, 2016

This is hands down the best restaurant on the Crystal Coast. Food and service are exemplary. The best prime rib I've ever had and every dish is excellent. You will not be disappointed and the prices are reasonable. Excellent choice.

Thank fcgardner
Reviewed May 11, 2016

Visited with my lady for Mother's Day and as usual was happy with EVERYTHING. Welcomed by Libby at the door and served by our favorite waiter, Buddy, we were in gourmet heaven. Leslie had her favorite, crab cakes with house salad and I enjoyed Tim's...More

Thank CrystalCoasBroker
Reviewed May 9, 2016

We happened upon this restaurant as we were staying next door at the Hampton Inn. It is close enough that you can walk to it from the Hampton Inn parking lot. The restaurant had live music on Thursday night, dim lighting, and great seafood. Our...More

Thank U9403OFelizabethm
Reviewed April 26, 2016

We were referred to this restaurant and found it to be very old-school fancy. Dim lighting, live piano, note on the door that you may have to wait for them to do your dish right. The fish was good, but the sauce was just okay....More

Thank Sergio L
Reviewed March 29, 2016 via mobile

I was a bit nervous when we pulled up because the place looks like a hotel restaurant. Do not worry! The food is incredible. The crab bisque was amazing - sometimes bisques are too rich. This could have been a meal. My daughter had the...More

Thank leeann1976
Reviewed March 22, 2016

The food is excellent. Great Surf & Turf and a very good desert. If you are in Morehead City go there for dinner!!!

Thank Amelieeeee
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$10 - $40
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Large groups, Romantic, Families with children, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Special occasions, Bar scene
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4031 Arendell St, Morehead City, NC 28557-2926
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Morehead City
  • Phone Number: +1 252-247-2777
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