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C & H Oyster Bar

1524 N Road St, Elizabeth City, NC 27909-3244
+1 252-338-3300
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good20%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“steamed oysters” (13 reviews)
“frog legs” (4 reviews)
“seafood” (13 reviews)
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American, Seafood
$$ - $$$
1524 N Road St, Elizabeth City, NC 27909-3244
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The place was very busy for a Wednesday which caused a 20 min wait. But, it was worth it. Fresh lump meat crab with butter for dipping along with come slaw and fries. Perfect size and delicious. A place where the locals go. A must...More

Thank A. J. H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Ironically, its popularity is its only drawback, because it is a medium sized venue a lot of folks want to visit! Good portions, well made meals, you may have to 'belly up to the bar's waiting for a table. This is a seasonal eatery, only...More

Thank Ed P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Always great food, good atmosphere and amazing customer service. Always always bringing our out of town friends and never ever disappointed. Highly recommended.

Thank Ausra Z
Reviewed 17 January 2018

We love going to the oyster bar in Elizabeth City NC. The oysters are usually large and tasty. This time we had raw ones first, then steamed and then fried. Needless to say we ended up with a large bill but it was worth it.

Thank Evie335
Reviewed 26 August 2017

I ordered oysters they were ok just not near done and cold. Wife ordered fish it was completely dried out. It had been cooked way to long. Fries good and coleslaw ok. Been there twice and both times the food was the same.

Thank mountainwilliamWv
Reviewed 3 May 2017 via mobile

REALLY fun & friendly atmosphere and awesome food! We tried things we've never had before (oysters, frog legs, etc) - the waitress was awesome and patient with us.. only way it could be better is if it was open year round! Can't get any fresher...More

Thank jamigirl78
Reviewed 30 April 2017

Some of you might know the song " you're simply the best , you're better than all the rest " If you like oysters make sure you make a seasonal journey to C& H. Leave your city slicker clothes at home, this is just a...More

Thank timonntour
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

Always a good stop for raw oysters and steamed shrimp. Lots of locals but always great seafood. Not glamorous, just great seafood.

Thank Datsun280Z
Reviewed 31 March 2017

We went on a Saturday night (3/25/17) around 7:30 pm it was not overly crowded. We sat at the bar, we tried a dozen raw oysters, a peck of steamed oysters and 4 fried oysters. All 3 were great, they shucked the raw oysters on...More

Thank rgreene37
Reviewed 5 February 2017

Took my son and his wife plus their triplets plus one along with my daughter, wife and myself to have a few oysters. We started off with seven dozen raw oysters on the half shell that were nice plump and large. Next we had three...More

Thank Lee H
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Response from 2Elf | Reviewed this property |
Can't be positive but I think they come from local waterways.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$20
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1524 N Road St, Elizabeth City, NC 27909-3244
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Elizabeth City
  • Phone Number: +1 252-338-3300
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