Nightlife in Atlantic Beach, NC

Where can you find a place that stays open late on Atlantic Beach? Why not meet your friends at Amos Mosquito’s Restaurant & Bar on Thursday night when karaoke starts up at 9:00 PM and the fun begins, or drop by the Beach Tavern which has music and sports TV and where guests can linger until 2:00 AM. If you want to dance the night away, Memories Beach Club has the only Shag Club on the Crystal Coast. Check out this list of places to gather with friends on the island or consider crossing the bridge to Morehead City for even more nightlife.

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Atlantic Beach Nightlife

311 Atlantic Beach Causeway Suite B
Atlantic Beach, NC
(252) 499-9943

AB Bottle Co, conveniently located just off the causeway in Atlantic Beach, is the place to find your favorite craft beer - on tap and bottled - and wine. Locals claim it's the best beer shop in the area. They are open Tuesday through Thursday from 12:00 PM to 9:00 PM,...more about AB Bottle Co

703 East Fort Macon Road
Atlantic Beach, NC
(252) 247-6222

Locally known as a great place to eat, it's also a favorite for its nightlife. Overlooking Bogue Sound, Amos Mosquito's offers a great selection of wines from across the country and around the world at affordable prices, in addition to a nice selection of draft and bottled beers. It has all ABC permits, and...more about Amos Mosquito's Restaurant & Bar

413 West Fort Macon Road
Atlantic Beach, NC
(252) 247-4466

Known locally as the BT, this casual tavern is open year round and offers an informal, fun place to hang out. Since 1972 BT has attracted a diverse group of people who aren't looking for anything fancy, so just come as you are. You don't have to leave the family at home since...more about Beach Tavern

718 Atlantic Beach Cswy.
Atlantic Beach, NC
(252) 247-2344

Channel Marker, a mainstay in the summer nightlife of the county and has been for 30 years, is open every day for lunch and dinner. This is a waterfront spot that maintains a positive reputation with visitors and locals. You'll find great food, a fun waterfront bar with an atrium lounge,...more about Channel Marker Restaurant

Clam Digger Inn
511 Salter Path Road
Pine Knoll Shores, NC
(252) 247-4155

For a great spot overlooking a calming pool, check out this lounge at the Clam Digger Inn. Cutty Sark opens on weekdays at 5 PM and on weekends at 1 PM. The lounge often features special DJ nights and has all ABC permits. Call for the schedule....more about Cutty Sark Lounge

1440 Salter Path Road
Indian Beach, NC
(252) 247-2788

Frank & Clara's is reopening under new management soon. The lounge is upstairs over the restaurant and gets in full swing in the summer, offering a DJ playing a variety of music from beach and shag to country and rock. It opens about 8 PM on Fridays and Saturdays. Call for the entertainment...more about Frank & Clara's Restaurant & Lounge

121 Atlantic Blvd
Atlantic Beach, NC
(252) 773-0008

On the Atlantic Beach Circle, the Idle Hour Biergarten invites you to relax at their tables under the palm trees near the boardwalk, to sip a stein of beer and enjoy a bratwurst and the sea breeze. Their made-from-scratch dishes use fresh local ingredients. There is a small indoor dining room...more about Idle Hour Biergarten

407-10 Atlantic Beach Causeway
Atlantic Beach, NC
(252) 240-7424

This is the only Shag Club on the Crystal Coast. During the spring and summer, you'll find Shaggers from all over Eastern North and South Carolina coming here for the best beach music. Memories hosts the Atlantic Beach Shaggers Hall of Fame each year in February, which draws participants from all over...more about Memories Beach Club

325 Mangrove Blvd.
Emerald Isle, NC
(252) 354-7865

Open seven nights a week from 7:00 PM to 2:00 AM, SALT Ultra Lounge brings music and dancing to Emerald Isle. They feature Live music, DJ's, parties, and more. Check their website for a list of this year's Live music bands. You can reserve their VIP area for your party or...more about Salt Ultra Lounge

Corner of Evans and South 6th Street
Morehead City, NC 28557
(252) 648-8399

The high polished bar and panaromic view of the boats and water across the street make this the ideal meeting place with friends. Open Saturday through Tuesday, Sammy's is a local favorite with its oyster bar, two 52" screen televisions, and inviting atmosphere. Sammy's offers a large selection of domestic and imported beer,...more about Sammy's Seafood House and Oyster Bar

2604 W Ft. Macon Road
Atlantic Beach, NC
(252) 222-4353

Open for dinner, drinks, and live music Thursday through Saturday from 5:00 PM to 10:00 PM. This is just the place to take your large group. The menu offers seafood dinners, steak, chicken, shrimp and grits, flat breads, burgers, wraps, salads, soups, and an array of appetizers. They have a kids menu, too....more about Sea Monkey 58

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