Restaurants in Atlantic Beach, NC

 

Whether you're coming right off the beach with sand on your flip flops or dressed in your finest for a special occasion, you'll find outstanding fresh dishes in restaurants of all styles and prices in Atlantic Beach, NC. Clam Digger Restaurant is a local favorite. Just ask anybody and it's likely they'll know the daily menu and schedule. No visit to the coast is complete without a taste of the famous North Carolina pork barbeque at White Swan BBQ & Fried Chicken. For outside dining with a view of Bogue Sound, try the fresh seafood dishes at the Channel Marker and don’t leave until you’ve tasted their award-winning double-fudge espresso cake. Right off the Atlantic Beach Causeway Bridge start your morning with an omelet and biscuits at the 4 Corners Diner, take a walk on the beach and then, come back for clam chowder and a shrimp burger for lunch or dinner. Not much further down the road is California Roll Cafe with fresh sushi, soup and salads. For a really unique dining experience open the door of Amos Mosquito’s for fresh food in a fun-loving swamp-decor ambiance for a dining experience you won’t soon forget. In North Carolina, beer and wine is served in restaurants and sold in grocery stores. Hard liquor may be purchased when dining and is sold in state operated ABC stores. There are no wine stores in Atlantic Beach, but there are a couple of good ones in Emerald Isle and over the bridge in Morehead City. Eat up and enjoy!

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Oceanana Pier House Grill Atlantic Beach RestaurantsOceanana Pier House Grill700 East Fort Macon Road
Atlantic Beach, NC • map(252) 726-0863
oceanana.com

The Pier House Grill at the Oceanana Family Resort opens for early fishermen or smart locals seeking delicious breakfasts of pancakes, eggs, bacon, ham, sausage, cereals, juices and fresh coffee. Three to four generations now come back year after year to this oceanfront restaurant, voted the 2010 Coastal Readers' Award for the...more about Oceanana Pier House Grill

Surfari Restaurant & Bar Atlantic Beach RestaurantsSurfari Restaurant & Bar2604 West Fort Macon Rd
Atlantic Beach, NC 28512 • map(252) 622-4854
surfarirestaurantandbar.com

Look at the scrumptious menu at Surfari Restaurant and Bar and you’ll see that it’s just what the doctor ordered - literally. Dr. Scott Rice, owner of Surfari and avid surfer, practiced medicine in Morehead City for twenty-four years and cares deeply about foods that strengthen and heal the body....more about Surfari Restaurant & Bar

White Swan BBQ & Fried Chicken Atlantic Beach RestaurantsWhite Swan BBQ & Fried Chicken  $2500-A W. Fort Macon Rd.
Atlantic Beach, NC 28512 • map(252) 726-9607
whiteswanatlanticbeach.com

White Swan is well known for its eastern North Carolina pork barbecue, fried chicken, barbecue chicken and barbecue pork ribs. The restaurant is also known for excellent cole slaw and hush puppies, seasoned green beans, boiled potatoes, potato salad, baked beans and homemade Brunswick stew. Seating in the restaurant is limited, and...more about White Swan BBQ & Fried Chicken

Amos Mosquito's Restaurant & Bar  $$-$$$703 East Fort Macon Road
Atlantic Beach, NC • map(252) 247-6222

Amos Mosquito's, known as Skeeter's to the locals, is designed to feel like night time on Shackleford Banks, with a "swampy" theme. Patrons dine on creatively delicious dinners at a reasonable price.  The kitchen strives for consistency in taste and the use of fresh, in-season vegetables and seafood. A typical dinner special...more about Amos Mosquito's Restaurant & Bar

California Roll Cafe  $-$$Atlantic Station
1010 West Fort Macon Road
Atlantic Beach, NC 28557 • map(252) 240-1364

If you enjoy fresh sushi, California style grilled tacos, Udon, and Ramen dishes, California Roll is the only place for you. Open year-round for dinner with expanded summer hours, this cafe is a local favorite. The menu features a large selection of sushi rolls as well as the Tijuana Tango, the...more about California Roll Cafe

Channel Marker Restaurant  $$-$$$718 Atlantic Beach Cswy.
Atlantic Beach, NC • map(252) 247-2344

Great food combined with great scenery makes this restaurant a local favorite.  Channel Marker specializes in grilled local fish and Black Angus Beef.  Overlooking Bogue Sound, the restaurant offers waterfront dining and has all ABC permits with a large selection of liquor, wines and beer with 10 drafts on tap (see...more about Channel Marker Restaurant

Clam Digger Restaurant  $$511 Salter Path Rd.
Atlantic Beach, NC 28512 • map(252) 247-4155

Clam Digger Restaurant, a favorite of locals and visitors, is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner and is located in the Clam Digger Inn. You'll find fluffy omelets for breakfast along with French toast and other creative items. For lunch, enjoy a roast beef sandwich or cheeseburger or try a seafood...more about Clam Digger Restaurant

Crab's Claw Restaurant  $$201 W. Atlantic Blvd.
Atlantic Beach, NC • map(252) 726-8222

Crab's Claw is an oceanfront Caribbean dining experience located in the heart of Atlantic Beach on the Boardwalk and offers a spectacular view of the ocean. The restaurant has been an Atlantic Beach landmark since 1997. Open for lunch and dinner, Crab's Claw specializes in fresh seafood. Appetizers include such creations as Harkers...more about Crab's Claw Restaurant

McCurdy's on Moonlight Bay  $$$505 Atlantic Beach Cswy.
Atlantic Beach, NC 28512 • map(252) 808-3663

McCurdy’s Restaurant & Deck, located on beautiful Moonlight Bay, offers an enticing dinner setting inside and out. Have a seat inside at the beautiful oak and tigerwood bar as you sip one (or more) of the 10 beers on tap, or choose a beer from their extensive list — it's huge. Can’t decide? Try the...more about McCurdy's on Moonlight Bay

Watermark Restaurant  $$$Atlantic Station Shopping Center
1010 West Fort Macon Road
Atlantic Beach, NC • map(252) 240-2811

Insiders looking for a great piece of beef go to the Watermark. Open for dinner only, Watermark specializes in grilled certified Black Angus cuts. Fresh seafood is also offered grilled, fried, baked or panned in butter. With such good food, this restaurant is a very popular spot. However, seating is limited,...more about Watermark Restaurant

 
 
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