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On the Waterfront

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1 Harding Square, Washington, NC 27889
2529463463
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Today
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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All hours
Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Tue 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wed 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wed - Sat 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Thu - Fri 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Sat 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Barnardsville, North Carolina
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72 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Dustin is awesome! We took my husband's parents there for lunch. They live in Ayden and we normally go somewhere in Greenville when we are visiting. I had crab cakes and have to say they were some of the best I have ever eaten. Highly recommend this restaurant!

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Thank lareejones
Belhaven, North Carolina
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I'm fussy....fried oysters were awesome, best we have had in a long time, Service was excellent. Ate outside and enjoyed the views. Definitely will go back! Again, I am very fussy

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Thank juneau222
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16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Not only do you have an incredible view of the Washington waterfront from the patio, you are served delicious food. The pan seared scallops in the lemon saffron sauce were perfection and the Pamlico platter provided a generous portion of lightly fried seafood. The service was also excellent. And you can walk it off along the boardwalk!

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Thank Kathy D
Washington, North Carolina
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11 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Wonderful restaurant. Steaks are cooked to perfection, their garlic/Parmesan oysters melt in your mouth. Have an amazing salad bar - all different cheeses, veggies, fruits, variety of dressings, and soup included. You won't be disappointed

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Thank kgriffin11nc
Rocky Mount, North Carolina
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We took a drive down to Washington just to dine here. Wanted to dine on the patio but because it was Fathers Day nothing available but we did get there in time to get the last table. We saw the bar was empty so we offered our table to the nice folks behind us and sat at the bar, The... More 

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Thank Chris W
Mount Vernon, Illinois
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307 reviews
190 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I have eaten here several times. Drinks are OK but expensive. Food is average. Service is typically friendly and reasonably fast. On the night that they have live music, the "not so good" bands play MUCH TOO LOUD.

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Thank Michael H
Washington, North Carolina
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31 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016

Love to eat here with our neighbors. We always order the seafood combination which is a good value. Delicious cornbread goes with the meals.

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Thank Shell_Diva55
Barnardsville, North Carolina
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72 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2016 via mobile

On The Waterfront was by far the best food and dining experience we have had! The Owner... Dustin Gaines, was so nice and made us feel truly welcomed. Our waitress, Tara, was exceptional. Her personality was bubbly. Her service outstanding. She is a great asset to this restaurant. We were with my sister and her husband. They have known Dustin... More 

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Thank lareejones
New Bern, NC
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2016

Menu is a little short - need more broiled options, not just fried. Service was very good but building was muggy and a little warm

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Thank tristanNewBern_NC
Charlotte, North Carolina
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2016

Food at this restaurant was seriously overpriced for the quality presented. Salmon was overcooked, soft shelled crabs were small, crab dip was bland. I would not go back.

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Thank aelliott3

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
American, Bar, Seafood, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Full Bar, Reservations, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Scenic view, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Harding Square, Washington, NC 27889
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Washington
  • Phone Number: 2529463463
Description
Brand new. Seafood, Steaks and more. Beautiful setting, great prices, and out of this world homemade desserts. Also, a shelffish steam bar.

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