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Mr. P's Bistro

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309 N Howe St, Southport, NC 28461-3419
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Mon - Sat 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Upperville, VA USA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Family owned and operated by multi-generation natives who know how seafood should be prepared and served. Great from Drinks to desserts.

Thank Arthurgray
Southport, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Great food, great presentation and great service. Atmosphere minimal, but warm welcome compensates...

Thank Sakiel
Raleigh, North Carolina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We went to dinner with friends last night. Every time my husband and I go to Mr. P's for dinner we always have a delicious dinner. I often order their Shrimp and Grits, which is an appetizer, but I have it as an entree. You get 6 shrimp, which is perfect for my light appetite. I order a small Caesar... More 

Thank Phyllis W
San Rafael, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Eight of us had dinner at Mr. P's and all were delighted with our food and the service. The wait staff was friendly and efficient. The raw Ceder Island oysters were very good, and beautifully served. I had local Snapper which was grilled to perfection, was tender and juicy. Everyone enjoyed their entrees, which included Salmon, Crab-cakes, Scallops and other... More 

Thank thejules2015
Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
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78 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Enjoyed the delicious meal served at Mr P's. The restaurant came highly recommended by Oak Island locals. We ordered the gumbo- okra soup, oysters 3 x3, and fried green tomatoes for appetizers. Entrees consisted of seafood dishes.... Delicious! Our waiter, Corbin, was excellent in described the specials and he encouraged us to save room for the homemade desserts. Great restaurant!!!

Thank CathyP1953
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The food was ok - the restaurant can be updated (a little musty). We have been there twice. Again - decent food .

Thank faf1960
Bolivia, North Carolina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We went with friends after wine tasting at Uncorked. We had purchased a bottle from the wine store and the restaurant opened it for us without a charge. The restaurant and Uncorked have an agreement for a Thursday night dinner. We had a delicious dinner of steak and fish. Service was excellent. A great evening. Highly recommend. Will go back.

Thank Tonia M
Hong Kong, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We have a place at Oak Island and frequent restaurants in Southport of various prices. Four of us went this week to Mr. P's. Honestly, the last time I visited, it was not the greatest and that was several years ago. Being a bit skeptical, we dove in with drinks, entrees and mains. It was outstanding. Entrees included prime rib,... More 

Thank marciabarham
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Mr. P's is an institution in Southport where you can always count on an exceptional dinner. From the greeting at the front door to dessert, it is a satisfying experience. The Underground Tuna is the best. Also, if you like Prime Rib, their's is as good as it gets. Love all all the servers, too. And if they have Lemon... More 

Thank Amanda C
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We made a reservation for a celebratory dinner and were blown away with the excellent food and service. Our waitress was very attentive and helpful. Everyone raved about the food. A must go place if you visit Southport.

Thank ForbesB

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
American, Seafood
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Romantic, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Families with children
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 309 N Howe St, Southport, NC 28461-3419
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Southport
  • Phone Number: 910-457-0801
A longtime Southport institution, one of the top dining spots in town. Low Country-leaning menu. Good wine list

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?