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Grouper's Waterfront Restaurant

400 S Water St, Elizabeth City, NC 27909-4965
+1 252-331-2431
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  • Excellent19%
  • Very good25%
  • Average30%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible14%
Travellers talk about
“eat inside” (2 reviews)
“sit outside” (2 reviews)
“water front” (3 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 AM - 9:00 PMAll hours
American, Seafood, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
400 S Water St, Elizabeth City, NC 27909-4965
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Ran into this super spot by accident. I would be glad to give them a little more help getting their name and face out to more people. Great service, super food and a great price.

Thank James S
Reviewed 9 September 2017

Sweet tea was bad - should have took the hint then and left(Who messes up tea?) The food took forever to get to the table, even after the waitress said it was almost ready. Three out of four of us were served while they held...More

Thank Nancy R
Reviewed 9 September 2017

I rated this as poor, but in Elizabeth City I am sure there are those who think Groupers is much better. Tonight I ordered a mixed plate of fried shrimp and fried scallops. Both the shrimp and the scallops were of below average size, but...More

Thank trflyer
Reviewed 31 August 2017 via mobile

First, you can't find the front door. Went to the water side and saw a group drinking at a small, square outdoor bar. I asked if the restaurant was open and was told where to go in. Walked in the door and was approached by...More

Thank yodabone
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Reviewed 21 August 2017 via mobile

Bad food, poor service, overpriced: it took forever to eat. We went on a Saturday night. The waiter talked about being so busy. We were one of three tables seated. First, we said we had 4 with a baby and wanted to sit outside. This...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

I had lunch and it was great, they have daily specials and a nice menu. I ask the waitress for something that was not on the menu and the owner came out and said sure. You can eat inside or on the huge water front...More

Reviewed 17 July 2017 via mobile

Food was great we both had a steaks. We sat at a table with water view. Service was good and prompt.

Thank angie b
Reviewed 28 May 2017 via mobile

My family and I were searching for restaurants in Elizabeth City & found this one through google. It was a pleasant surprise. The prices are unbelievably low and great quality food. I had the jerk chicken with red beans which was very tasty. My parents...More

Thank Andrea C
Reviewed 20 April 2017

The wife and I were visiting Elizabeth City as a getaway for a few days. There are not a lot of choices for "fine dining" in this area. Our dinner at Grouper was a pleasant surprise. It was Sunday night and were immediately seated.We thoroughly...More

Thank wakeforestjerry
Reviewed 24 February 2017

Met up with some long lost cousins and we had a great meal and the best service. The waitress knew we had traveled far to have this dinner together and she was fine that we were still gabbing at the table after closing and she...More

Thank Barb J
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Seafood, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Full Bar, Reservations, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 8:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 400 S Water St, Elizabeth City, NC 27909-4965
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Elizabeth City
  • Phone Number: +1 252-331-2431
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