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“Good food, GREAT atmosphere”
Review of Backwater Jack's

Backwater Jack's
Ranked #5 of 71 Restaurants in Washington
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Seafood
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Dining options: Late Night
Description: Outstanding laid back restaurant with Tiki bar and entertainment on the water.
Reviewed October 17, 2012

One of, if not my favorite places to eat in "little" Washington. The food is average to good, nothing great for me; however, the atmosphere and location makes up for all of that.

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Reviewed September 24, 2012

We stopped in for dinner while visiting the area. The food is good, reasonable in price, has a beachy atmosphere, and a nice view of the water. The hostess and waitresses are extremely friendly. After dinner we sat outside and enjoyed a nice cocktail while enjoying the musician who was playing and singing Jimmy Buffet tunes.

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Reviewed September 5, 2012

Backwater Jack's is a great restaurant situated on the water in Washington, NC. Some notable menu options include mahi fish tacos, mahi chop chop, and burgers. Homemade black beans and rice is a must try, as well as the sweet potato fries. They have a constantly changing line-up of craft brewed beer on tap. Additionally, they have a full bar with several signature drinks all at very reasonable prices; their rum runner is definitely unrivaled. In the summer months they will usually have live music on an outdoor stage Friday and Saturday nights, but call to confirm if only going for drinks and music. They only accept cash or check, but they do offer an ATM on site.

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1  Thank SteelersPimp
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Reviewed September 3, 2012

Casual fun at a waterfront venue. Great sandwiches, tropical themed specials and seasonal seafood offerings draw big crowds. New bandstand shelters musicians fair weather weekends.

Thank tom m
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Reviewed August 21, 2012

Great little spot on the Pamlico River to sit, listen to Jimmy Buffett tunes, enjoy some good food and drink with friends. Live music on the weekends. Always a favorite place to go when I'm home.

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