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Mike & Katy's Causeway Cafe

114 Causeway Dr, Wrightsville Beach, NC 28480-1771
+1 910-256-3730
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good34%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“grits” (31 reviews)
“hash browns” (19 reviews)
“blue crab” (13 reviews)
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American, Diner, Cafe, Gluten Free Options
114 Causeway Dr, Wrightsville Beach, NC 28480-1771
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Reviews (290)
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Love this place. Opens around 6:00 for early risers, divers, fishermen etc. food is fabulous! Must get the waffles! Have a great lunch menu as well.

Thank Sandra_Wayne_Dew
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My Neptune Benedict (crab and tomato covered in hollandaise) was delicious. All the food was lauded by my fellow diners but what we all really loved was the amazing service from our server, including making my wife a fresh waffle when the server realized that...More

Thank Tim E
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It's wonderful to be greeted with such open enthusiasm. That's what you get at this cafe (at least in May before the beach crowds descend on them). While we didn't have to wait to be seated, we heard that during the "season" (i.e., summer), people...More

Thank Linda S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

There is one detail other reviewers left out. When the Cafe is crowded, which it always seems to be, especially during the season, you will be waiting outside until a table is available. Put your name on the list and enjoy the weather. When a...More

1  Thank John S
Reviewed 23 May 2017

While you stay at Wrightsville Beach (or as you are leaving), you should go to breakfast at the Causeway Cafe. This is an old school, old style establishment, where the waitresses know the regulars and where the breakfast is good traditional North Carolina fare. *Any...More

Thank Weyden
Reviewed 16 May 2017 via mobile

Kind of a hole in the wall place that was ok for a quick lunch but I wouldn't choose it again. No credit cards accepted, ceiling tiles are absolutely NASTY to look at caked with grease and water stains. Food was average. Fried chicken nuggets...More

1  Thank SeaLevelMama71
Reviewed 11 May 2017 via mobile

We have eaten here a number of times. The food quality is very good, the portions are generous, and the cost is reasonable. This is a local favorite. I recommend the omelets, pancakes, and seafood. We have tried all of these and all are very...More

Thank George O
Reviewed 9 May 2017 via mobile

Love the biscuits and gravy !! My kids love the omelettes and grandkids love the pancakes!! A must visit when near Wrightsville Beach! Just be ready for a wait; it's worth it!!

Thank Ronnie T
Reviewed 4 May 2017 via mobile

This place is far from fancy, but be sure to check it out. Good food for the money and you will not leave hungry! It's only opened for breakfast and lunch. I had the seafood platter with shrimp, crab cake, and tuna steak with hush...More

Thank Steve T
Reviewed 3 May 2017 via mobile

Were looking for a local spot for lunch & took trip advisor recommendation for the causeway cafe. My husband and I split a shrimp poor boy, had fried green tomatoes and fresh sweet potato fries. All good. The dessert special was banana pudding. Vanilla wafers...More

Thank Susanlinberg
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Do you take debit/credit cards?
16 November 2016|
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Response from mbfuller | Reviewed this property |
No, they do not take any type of card. The store next door, Redix, has an ATM if you need it.
Causway cafe staff?
21 July 2015|
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Response from Mark H | Reviewed this property |
We have been out-of-town regulars for over 20 years. The staff at Causeway is great. Being a resort town they get a little turnover, but compared to most beach town, the turnover is tiny. David's staff do well working... More
What is the history of this resturant?
21 July 2015|
Response from mbfuller | Reviewed this property |
Located along Causeway Drive, the building was first build back in the 1950s as a bar then was taken over by Dave Monaghan in the 1980s.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
06:00 - 02:30
06:00 - 02:30
06:00 - 02:30
06:00 - 02:30
06:00 - 02:30
06:00 - 02:30
06:00 - 02:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 114 Causeway Dr, Wrightsville Beach, NC 28480-1771
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Wrightsville Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 910-256-3730
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