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The Spouter Inn

218 Front St, Beaufort, NC 28516-2123
+1 252-728-5190
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good31%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“crab cakes” (90 reviews)
“seafood” (73 reviews)
“french silk pie” (12 reviews)
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American, Bar, Seafood, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
218 Front St, Beaufort, NC 28516-2123
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Mind you the outdoor seating on the water was wonderful. The decor inside was complimented by local art. The food I would never return for. We ordered the tuna bites for an appetizer and discussed that they would be seared. Not only were they well...More

Thank SandyByTheSeashore
Fabeats, Manager at The Spouter Inn, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hi Sandybythesea, Thank you for your review, we sincerely want to know! Sounds like we did not please you in any way. I can not offer an acceptable excuse other than few facts; we absolutely do not serve frozen vegetables, the fresh grouper in that...More

Reviewed 5 days ago

We spent $96 before tip. I had scallops Parmesan with mashed potatoes and mixed carrots, zucchini, yellow squash. Bread was served before. I had tea, and for dessert...peanut butter pie. My husband had stuffed flounder with mixed vegetables, tea, and for dessert...he had turtle cheese...More

Thank DebMJones1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We enjoyed a delicious lunch and drinks, with top-notch service, overlooking the water. The blackened Mahi over salad with cilantro citrus dressing was so scrumptious, I wanted to lick the plate. We don't typically order dessert but could not pass up coconut cream pie and...More

1  Thank SamuraiSal
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went there for my wife’s birthday. This was our first time here. The service was excellent- the service were attentive and friendly. The food was tasty and the portions were generous. The shrimp penne and grouper special were excellent. The kids meals were great....More

1  Thank Julio F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went twice during vacation because of how good the food is. My wife loves the scallops parmesan and I got two different grouper specials that were both delicious. The atmosphere is wonderful as you sit by the waterfront watching the sun go down. We...More

1  Thank holledc06
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great food perfectly cooked and seasoned. Enjoyed being on the back deck watching boats go by while we enjoyed some of the best food ever. Will definitely make this a go to restaurant anytime we visit.

Thank William I
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

After driving to the Crystal Coast for a quick getaway (oops, Mother's Day weekend), we needed to sustain ourselves for the 3 hour drive back to Raleigh. Water front dining? Check! Just the right amount of selection - not too little or too much? Check!...More

Thank gigimorrow
Reviewed 13 May 2018 via mobile

My brother and I went there for a lovely sunset dinner. I had the crab cakes and they were great. My brother had the soft shell crabs and he said they were wonderful. We had a knowledgeable and extremely professional waitress by the name of...More

Thank yankeesfan606
Reviewed 7 May 2018

We had reservations for a busy Friday night, and even with the wait staff being kept on their toes all night with large parties, prom goers, etc. we were given attentive service and food that did not disappoint. Expect close quarters and a noisy, boisterous...More

Thank Mary J
Reviewed 6 May 2018 via mobile

Was in town celebrating my birthday and our anniversary and had a very nice lunch there at the Spouter Inn. Lee gave us great service. Highly recommend you visit the Spouter Inn if you are ever in Beaufort.

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Lance E
13 July 2016|
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Response from LoriJoBaas | Reviewed this property |
Yes, there is a kids menu
16 June 2016|
Response from LoriJoBaas | Reviewed this property |
Unfortunately, because there is not an outside entrance to the patio, pets are not allowed. :(
John P
12 June 2016|
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Response from Eddie H | Reviewed this property |
Yes. They definitely take dinner reservations and I assume lunch and brunch as well. Great local seafood, prime rib, breads and desserts. Enjoy!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$9 - US$29
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, View, Child-friendly, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
11:15 AM - 9:00 PM
11:15 AM - 9:00 PM
11:15 AM - 9:00 PM
11:15 AM - 9:00 PM
11:15 AM - 9:00 PM
11:15 AM - 9:00 PM
11:15 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 218 Front St, Beaufort, NC 28516-2123
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Beaufort
  • Phone Number: +1 252-728-5190
  • E-mail
Waterfront dining in Historic Beaufort, North Carolina. Recently renovated, ahhhmazing views, covered waterfront deck! Bar & Lounge with waterfront views & full menu service. A beautiful setting to relax,enjoy a great meal and true southern hospitality! Serving FRESH LOCAL CARTERET CATCH and CERTIFIED ANGUS BEEF. Our in house BAKERY provides fabulous desserts, breads, special orders and retail/take out service. Dinner reservations recommended and accepted by telephone only. CALL FOR OFF SEASON HOURS
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