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Grouper's Waterfront Restaurant

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400 S Water St, Elizabeth City, NC 27909-4965
+1 252-331-2431
Today
11:30 - 21:00
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 - 20:00
Mon - Thu 11:30 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 22:00
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Fort Worth, Texas
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4 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2016 via mobile

We had a great dinner recently. The blackened redfish was outstanding and very fresh. We also enjoyed a country western band playing that evening outside on the large deck overlooking the bay of Elisabeth City. We also found a great B&B at the last minute called the Foreman House with charming hosts Mel & Andy ( Andy is quite an... More 

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Thank DaxiongTexas
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3 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 July 2016

This place could be killer but they either do not know what they have or do not know what they are doing. Food is marginal at best, service is worse...only good thing is view and drinks are cheap.

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Thank Mike D
Greenville, South Carolina
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2016

Nice view, pleasant staff and no wait on a Sunday evening for dinner. Beer list is limited and the food was good, not great. No complaints.

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Thank BWB1973-1
Hertford, North Carolina
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13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 July 2016

My husband, daughter and I went there for dinner. First off, the coffee was so dark and bitter that I added 4 creams and didn't even get the color down to a dark brown. My daughter and I had a Caesar salad, for which we paid $2 extra. It was nothing more than some lettuce with oil poured over it.... More 

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Thank Trish W
Hackettstown, New Jersey
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3 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 July 2016

Waitress was great and terribly overworked...........Drinks were awful.....all 5 dishes were awful .....one salad had a piece of wire and a tiny piece of something unknown in it - salad dressings were of unknown origin..............Just don't go.....

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Thank 5catmom
Elizabeth City, North Carolina
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25 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2016

Slightly expensive but the view is nice. It's small so you're apt to have to wait for a seat on a busy weekend. There aren't many items to choose from on the menu.

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Thank leeney13
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35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 June 2016

My boyfriend made reservations around sunset hoping we could catch part of it. We requested to eat outside once we arrived. There were 4 tables in service in the restaurant and most were finishing their meals. We were told there was no service outside because there was only one waitress. She was nice enough and the food was fine but... More 

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Thank Krista H
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 May 2016

I went during dinner and it was very hot in the building. My boyfriend and I had to request to be moved closer to a fan. I ordered the salmon and it was a small piece that was a little chewier than it should have been. The sides were good, my boyfriend's steak was good. It was an average experience.

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Thank Jay C
Englewood, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 May 2016

We realized after sitting that we had been here before, while travelling. Good water view but the location in a mostly empty building is a little hard to find. We enjoyed our meals but not sure we would go out of the way to return.

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Thank Pat H
South Mills, North Carolina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 May 2016

We had originally planned to go here but someone said another restaurant nearby was even better but by the time we called to get a reservation, the other restaurant was booked (prom night!). We had no problem getting a reservation at Grouper's (which my sister had recommended). Were promptly greeted and seated in a little alcove with only one other... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Seafood
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Full Bar, Reservations, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 20:00
Monday
11:30 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 21:00
Thursday
11:30 - 21:00
Friday
11:30 - 22:00
Saturday
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 400 S Water St, Elizabeth City, NC 27909-4965
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Elizabeth City
  • Phone Number: +1 252-331-2431

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