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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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  • Excellent21%
  • Very good25%
  • Average27%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible15%
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Open Now
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM Hours
American, Seafood, Bar
$$ - $$$
400 S Water St, Elizabeth City, NC 27909-4965
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Had a rough day with medical requirements and just not in the mood to cook, took the wife for a treat at Groupers. They have never failed to amaze me with their wonderful food, service and the prices for the amount of food and detailed...More

Thank Retiredsquid
Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

Overlooks the harbor directly on the water. A bit dated inside. Nice menu nice prices good food. Worth a trip for a cocktail on the outside deck.

Thank John4444444
Reviewed 21 January 2018 via mobile

Just say No! We had to send back 4 of the 8 orders we had....Greasy Frozen Cod for Fish and Chips. Black "gunk" in the ice, the water, and tea. The owner is also the manager and Cook. He did not want to come to...More

Thank Pat C
Reviewed 19 January 2018 via mobile

Visiting from Ohio. This restaurant is a hidden gem! The server was originally from WV and very polite, efficient, funny and helpful. There were 4 in our party. We ordered shrimp and shrimp and scallops. It was very tender and delicious. We give this a...More

Thank CountryGal2011
Reviewed 17 September 2017

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.

1  Thank Retiredsquid
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

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
View, Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
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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