Best Breakfast
Banks Grill
Fat Fellas 

Casual Lunch
The Rhum Bar at Stillwater
Beaufort Grocery
Ruddy Duck Tavern
Yellowfin Pub
Shark Shack
Monkey Bar and Grill

Fine Dining
Front Street Grill at Stillwater
Amos Mosquitoes
Beaufort Grocery 
Table 9
Island Grill
City Kitchen
Parrott’s on 11th

Down East Dining
George’s Takeout– Smyrna
White Point Takeout – Atlantic
Fish Hook Grill – Harkers Island

Best Italian
Casa San Carlo
Taste of Napoli  

Best Shrimp Burger
El’s Drive In
Big Oak Drive In
White Point Takeout – Atlantic

Best Pizza
Ioanni’s Grill
Jack’s Waterfront Bar
No Name Pizza and Sub
Black Sheep  

Best Cheeseburger
Ruddy Duck Tavern
El’s Drive In
No Name Pizza and Sub

Best BBQ
Fat Fellas 
Social Q Smokehouse

Best Wings
Ioanni’s Grill
Monkey Bar and Grill
Beach Tavern

Best Coffee Shops
Reid’s – Morehead Waterfront
Mug Shot – Morehead
Cru Bar – Beaufort

Pre-made Food and Snacks
Friendly Market

Best Seafood Markets
Atlantic Beach Seafood
Blue Ocean Market
Capt Jim’s Seafood Market  

Quiet Bars
Arendell Room
Promise Land

Loud Bars
Jacks on the Morehead Waterfront
Off the Hook

Wine Bars
Promise Land
Cru Bar

Sports Bars
Ioanni’s Grill
Taps and Tackle

Best Pool Hall
Royal James Cafe
Cafe Beach Tavern

Best Marinas
Radio Island Marina
Coral Bay Marina

Tackle Shops
EJW Outdoors
Chasin’ Tails Outdoors

Beach chairs, Umbrellas, Cribs and more
Island Essentials Beach Butler

Great Day Trips

See the Tryon Palace and eat lunch in New Bern

Take the Cedar Island Ferry to Ocracoke (Long Day)

Take the ferry to Cape Lookout National Seashore Park

Take a ferry to Shackleford Banks

Kayak to the Rachel Carson Coast Estuarine Reserve

Great Golf

Country Club of the Crystal Coast

Brandywine Bay County Club

North River Club

Great for a Rainy Day

NC Aquarium in Pine Knoll Shores

NC Maritime Museum in Beaufort

Beaufort Historical Grounds

Core Sound Waterfowl Museum in Harkers Island

Unique Shopping

Posh Pelican in AB
Oyster Belle in MHC
AB Surf Shop
Big Rock Tournament Store
Dee Gees
Z and Z Designs
Marsh’s Surf Shop
Island Proper