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Island Breeze Grill

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220 N Poindexter St, Elizabeth City, NC 27909-4414
+1 252-338-0048
Mon - Fri 11:00 - 21:00
Sat 17:00 - 22:00
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63 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 January 2017

Awesome lunch buffet. Come hungry. Full bar and the employees like the food. Lots of spice (big flavor, not too hot), chicken, beef, goat. Amazing vegetables and sauces. Desserts are authentic and unusual. Have come back more than once.

Thank Dick D
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14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 December 2016

First, those photos from 2012 and 2013 are old. The restaurant is now in a hip, new downtown location, walkable from the harbor, the art museum, the waterfront park, and downtown shopping. Second, once you are there, the service is very friendly and the food is great. The jerk chicken was very good and came with delicious sides. I was... More 

Thank MSExplorers
Woodbridge, Virginia
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56 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 November 2016

Based on other reviews, dropped by Island Breeze Grill while vacationing in Elizabeth City. Very quiet weekday in November, so parking was easy and the restaurant was uncrowded. Nice décor inside and can watch people working out in a gym across the street. Only single wait staff, very polite and attentive. Ordered the fried tilapia, then waited... and waited. Perhaps... More 

Thank Robert R
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 27 October 2016

An excellent buffet, authentic jerk chicken and sides. Would highly recommend to anyone who likes this kind of spicy food.

Thank Caryn S
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 September 2016

A "lucky" find that we've visited twice now. Interesting menu selections but we've always been drawn to the lunch buffet. All selections excellent, except desserts which seemed a bit old/dry. But who needs dessert after a nice assortment of pleasant Caribbean dishes and wonderful fruits. Also will comment that the both servers we had were really pleasant and attentive young... More 

Thank Richard O
Durham, North Carolina
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28 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 August 2016

My mom and I wanted something different for dinner and decided to dine at Island Breeze. We've eaten here once before and though we were satisfied with the food (buffet) and service, we weren't satisfied with the sanitation. We found some unknown substance at the bottom of our to-go cups. Not sure if it was something in the ice or... More 

1 Thank AaronDCoston
Manhattan, Kansas
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30 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 June 2016 via mobile

Very good restaurant, very clean. At lunchtime the have a very good buffet plus you can order from the menu. They offer a great variety of Jamaican plates. The manager and wait staff were very pleasant and helpful

Thank Ray T
Puerto Rico
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20 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 June 2016 via mobile

Went on a Sunday for brunch, the server ushered us inside and invited us to have a look at the buffet they were serving, we decided to stay. The goat and meats in general were great. The candied yams were to die for!! Loved the food. Service was fast and attentive.

Thank sandym7872013
North Kingstown, Rhode Island
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53 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 March 2016 via mobile

First time visit here and was impressed with the quality and selection of the buffet. Fresh veggies, tasty sides and quality meats. Everything appeared to be prepared fresh. Service was outstanding and very friendly. Will definitely return!

Thank Jeff G
Elizabeth City, North Carolina
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93 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 August 2015 via mobile

All of their sides are vegetarian-friendly: no meat, no animal stock, no broth in the veggies. In the south, where beans and bacon are a given, their sides alone make this place a gem. They also serve organic chicken, though I'm not sure if it's just the breast meat they use for strips, or if they buy whole organic chickens... More 

1 Thank CMsirP

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
Caribbean, Jamaican
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 220 N Poindexter St, Elizabeth City, NC 27909-4414
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Elizabeth City
  • Phone Number: +1 252-338-0048

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?