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Saltwater Grill

99 W Church St, Swansboro, NC 28584-9012
+1 910-326-7300
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good27%
  • Average13%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible6%
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“fresh catch” (6 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
99 W Church St, Swansboro, NC 28584-9012
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Reviewed September 24, 2018

Gorgeous views of the harbor. My son planned a surprise engagement event with family and friends. Really great food are reasonable prices for a coastal region. Friendly staff with terrific environment. We'll be back.

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank mcqkm
Reviewed September 9, 2018

Overall a decent dining experience with a great view and friendly service. Good menu choices though the food was mediocre. Expected a little a more. For appetizers the clam strips were very good and the conch fritters were just too chewy and over fried. Luckily...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank IsleMon_Bob
Reviewed September 8, 2018 via mobile

The ceiling fan near us was covered in a thick layer of dust so when we became warm we weren’t willing to tell the staff in fear of it being turned on. The restaurant did not seem clean which made me afraid to eat the...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank SeaSmiths
Reviewed September 6, 2018 via mobile

During our week in Swansboro we enjoyed both a lunch and dinner at Saltwater Grill. The fresh catch at dinner was grouper - pan seared to perfection! Lunch wa a shrimp burger - delicious! Wait staff at both meals were helpful, professional and friendly! We’ll...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Nancy S
Reviewed September 3, 2018 via mobile

My husband and I live locally so we’ve been here several times. The food has always been great. The most recent encounter, we arrived around 8 pm and was told they were closing at 9. We were seated immediately when we arrived. Unfortunately the waitress...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank christinab245
Reviewed September 3, 2018

My wife & I came for dinner. I ordered fried shrimp with mashed potatoes and green beans. The shrimp was good but the mashed potatoes were lumpy, stiff and had no taste. I received spinach instead of green beans which I cannot stand. My wife...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Denny319
Reviewed August 29, 2018

We were taking a long weekend and met some old friends for an early dinner at their recommendation. We figured that a Saturday evening would be crowded and wanted to eat early in order to find a reasonable place to park my big truck. As...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank USCGRetired
Reviewed August 27, 2018 via mobile

We literally waited 90 minutes for a table here on Friday night for 6 adults and two children, but it was SO worth it. We always forget just how much we enjoy this place until we are devouring the food. Best fried shrimp anywhere. Cold,...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank dawnl188
Reviewed August 22, 2018

Our family of four, with two teen boys enjoyed this spot. Conch Fritters for an app were devoured and enjoyed. Fish Tacos, Lobster Ravioli, and the Shrimp, Scallops with crabmeat and bacon were all delicious. Staff was pleasant and attentive. Monday evening and we called...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank rob b
Reviewed August 20, 2018

This was probably my favorite place we ate at while on vacation. Food was good, service was excellent and the view was nice. I would recommend you try this place for lunch.

Date of visit: August 2018
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July 8, 2018|
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Response from Notjustanyhotel | Reviewed this property |
This is the sort of question that you just call the restaurant about, right? lol
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$12 - $25
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Families with children, Kids, Large groups, Scenic view, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 99 W Church St, Swansboro, NC 28584-9012
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Swansboro
  • Phone Number: +1 910-326-7300
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Waterfront dinner at it's best, Chef David Owens serves only Fresh Local Seafood. With a Dock & Dine feature allowing boats to pull up and dine on our docks. Restaurant is open 7 days a week, serving Lunch & Dinner.
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