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Cox Family Restaurant

4109 Arendell St, Morehead City, NC 28557-2804
+1 252-726-6961
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good38%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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“seafood” (31 reviews)
Open Now
6:00 AM - 9:00 PMAll hours
American, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly
4109 Arendell St, Morehead City, NC 28557-2804
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great breakfast menu, very friendly staff. Morehead City dining institution that goes back decades. The place for seeing local friends up and out early enjoying really good food and conversation...usually packed by mid morning and you might have a wait...it's worth it.

Thank Brower M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Ask frequent beach goers we were always wondering why this establishment was so very busy. Upon arriving early at opening we decided to grab a parking spot and head in. As this seemed like a locals spot and when they say locals know best then...More

Thank Michelle B
Reviewed 25 October 2017 via mobile

We went here based on family and friends’ recommendations and were not disappointed. Generous portions, good quality at reasonable prices will get us back every time. I had the fisherman’s platter and it was very good—flounder, shrimp, oysters and clams plus a choice of 2...More

Thank beachcomber1947
Reviewed 7 October 2017 via mobile

Good home cooked food at a reasonable price. Seafood, home cooked meals, salads, just about anything you could want. Prices are really good and service is quick and friendly. Been around along time, but still serving really good breakfast, lunch and dinner. I really enjoy...More

Thank johnpI1979TS
Reviewed 7 October 2017 via mobile

Great spot to escape the normal franchised restaurant stopper. This place was calm, clean, and friendly. Service was fast and food was great. Cooked with a touch of Grandmas skill.

Thank Jeremy S
Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

Great food. Great service. Great price. We have been coming here for over 20 years and it never disappoints

Thank Pedro F
Reviewed 18 September 2017 via mobile

I travel all over the Eastern US so believe me I eat in my fair share of restaurants. As a seasoned traveler, I try to stay out of chains and stick to the local owned. These guys are great for breakfast. They never ever disappoint....More

Thank Keith M
Reviewed 1 September 2017 via mobile

My wife and children ate breakfast there on the way out of Atlantic Beach. The service was good, the food tasted great, and the restaurant seemed clean. I had no complaints other than it just seemed warm in the restaurant for a Sunday morning. This...More

Thank Sean P
Reviewed 26 August 2017

can't beat the breakfast at Cox's....good portion sizes....reasonably priced...service is great.....same wait staff forever

Thank LadyRed829
Reviewed 25 August 2017 via mobile

Oh my gosh!!! This was the best shrimp ever!!! Nice family restaurant and the waitress was awesome!!! Highly recommend!!!

Thank mimi7592016
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Questions & Answers
4 September 2017|
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Response from sandraKay702 | Reviewed this property |
Breakfast is served all day.
7 December 2015|
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Response from Bear E | Reviewed this property |
I stopped for breakfast last Friday and one of our party had a Gift Certificate from COX Family Restaurant, so I would say yes they do. Just give them a call or stop in.
18 October 2015|
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Response from TimJester | Reviewed this property |
Since 1976
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
6:00 AM - 8:00 PM
6:00 AM - 9:00 PM
6:00 AM - 9:00 PM
6:00 AM - 9:00 PM
6:00 AM - 9:00 PM
6:00 AM - 9:00 PM
6:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4109 Arendell St, Morehead City, NC 28557-2804
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Morehead City
  • Phone Number: +1 252-726-6961
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