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Bud and Joes Tavern
Ranked #5 of 8 Restaurants in Kure Beach
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Reviewed 17 September 2017 via mobile

The only true bar on Kure beach. It is truly a shame that the bartender seems to completely hate her job. I did not get her name but clearly she thinks she is too good for this bar. I've been here for four days and everyone I've met has been lovely until I had the misfortune of walking into bud and joes. Unless you are wanting to play pool go across the street and sit outside at the bar at big daddy's. Way way friendlier, much better beer selection.

Thank TeddyR21
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Reviewed 23 May 2017

We were curious and decided to check it out, Dark inside, pool table available, L shaped bar 3/4 occupied with locals and visitors that we found out had been coming to Kure Beach for 30+ years, Bartender made me a surprisingly good vodka gimlet on the rocks despite the fact she didn't know the name of it. My DH, the beer snob made do with his fallback - Yengling. We found the patrons friendly and full of "tips" on where to stay and visit. The bill for 2 beers and a healthy sized mixed drink was $11. We'll be back I'm sure :-)

Thank Genie M
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Reviewed 18 January 2017

This is a very small bar, but lots of character. Everyone gets created with a big "Hey" when you walk in - just part of the Bud & Joe atmosphere. Locals love this place. It is authentic Kure Beach. Trek the half-block from the beach and get a cold one! Open year round.

Thank RandyGilliland
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Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

Bud and joe's is a in little dark bar. Cold beer and nice barmaid.
This is a local hangout. No frills and not for children.

Free fresh popcorn and classic rock tunes!

Thank bayoutraveler123
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Reviewed 3 August 2016

Very nice staff. This is a place many locals go to. You will find some good conversation here, and some characters as well!

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