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Cox Family Restaurant

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American, Diner
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4109 Arendell St, Morehead City, NC 28557-2804
+1 252-726-6961
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06:00 - 20:00
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Sun 06:00 - 20:00
Mon - Sat 06:00 - 21:00
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Raleigh, North Carolina
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44 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My fiance and I stopped in for breakfast and boy, were we glad we did. The first sign was a full parking lot. Their menu had everything you could want. Their pancakes are SO GOOD! IHOP doesn't hold a candle to this place. Wonderful coffee. We will be back.

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Thank Julie R
New Bern, North Carolina
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220 reviews
163 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have passed this place several times on our way to Atlantic Beach; and the parking lot is always chock-a-block full at mealtime. Decided to give it a try for breakfast. Their menu was very extensive. The food is really good. The prices very reasonable. The staff is super friendly. The service is quick and efficient. And it's obviously a... More 

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Thank Jeanne Z
Morrisville, North Carolina
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26 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

place was busy after church. Local place been around for years. nice waitress but was busy. breakfast was as good as any for me and my wife had lunch. she said that a shrimp sandwich was the best thing she had all weekend.....

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Thank Patrick D
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

The place is always packed. Tons of delicious fresh seafood, largely of the fried variety, alongside a wide variety of vegetable sides and hot hushpuppies. Parking is sometimes a pain, but the service is very friendly and personable and they keep things moving. You can't go wrong with the fisherman's platter.

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Thank Scott T
Oak Ridge, Tennessee
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9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

Always a huge variety of vegetables and the service is super. Don't miss the banana puddin ! --Mark & Sandy

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Thank Mark M
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

Went here on our first night stay at Emerald Isle. We have been here before and the food and service was great, not so much this time around. The food was ok (I ordered fresh Spot which was nice) but the waitress we had could have been a lot better. The first lady we had was very nice in taking... More 

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Thank Julie D
New Bern, North Carolina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

Typical wharf establishment with good seafood. Employees are nice. Eating outside is nice experience when weather cooperates. Outside bar makes getting a drink convenient.

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Thank Diana C
Yadkinville, North Carolina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

Got the captain Platter was really fresh seafood would go back it look like a lot locals eats here meal comes with desert and it was good

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Thank Kellyp65
North Carolina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

My husband pouts if he doesn't get to go to Cox's when we are in the area. I usually resist, as I'm not a fan of plastic plates, however they really do have good food and and extensive menu. You an eat breakfast any time. At lunch and dinner the waitress will bring you a mile long, handwritten list of... More 

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Honolulu, Hawaii
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016

I go here for the best breakfast when I am in town visiting family. The food is just like home cooking and always taste great. It gets busy so get there early if possible.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 5 - US$ 10
Cuisine
American, Diner
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Parking Available, Highchairs Available
Good for
Groups, Cheap Eats, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
06:00 - 20:00
Monday
06:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
06:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
06:00 - 21:00
Thursday
06:00 - 21:00
Friday
06:00 - 21:00
Saturday
06:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4109 Arendell St, Morehead City, NC 28557-2804
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Morehead City
  • Phone Number: +1 252-726-6961

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