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Mr. P's Bistro

309 N Howe St, Southport, NC 28461-3419
+1 910-457-0801
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good19%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“prime rib” (56 reviews)
“oysters” (53 reviews)
“tuna” (43 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
309 N Howe St, Southport, NC 28461-3419
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Very nice restaurant. Staff was attentive, meals very good. The restaurant is cozy with easy on street parking. Would go back on next visit.

Thank William D
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Best in town! Located on Howe St, this restaurant is easy to access. Lovely ambiance and delicious food and drinks!

Thank Betsyadvisor
Reviewed 1 week ago

From the moment you walk into this establishment you will understand why the locals covet this place. It has a down home feel with a classy refined touch. The bar did wonderful work with cocktails that we ordered, the apps that we had were excellent...More

Thank Paul B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

They are known for wonderful appetizers and great seafood. Long a favorite of locals and visitors go early because this delightful restaurant can fill up fast!

Thank Mona C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fine tucked away gem! Table cloth service, fine dining without the price. Cozy welcoming space with friendly knowledgeable staff. The food was well prepared and enough for a hearty appetite.

Thank Andy33x
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Whenever I can justify some kind of celebration (my budget is tight these days) I treat myself to Mr. P's...it never fails! The wait staff is so efficient, friendly and knowledgeable and the food is to die for, Always. Whether it's oysters, fish, prime rib...More

Thank llstewart22
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Found this treasure on one of my last days in Southport. Great service. Great food. Perfect portions.

Thank Paula D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Been to Mr. P's many times. Always very good food and service. Food is fresh and cooked well. Nice staff. They also take reservations which is a big help. The only sort of negative thing is they could update the surroundings. I really have nothing...More

Thank Patricia G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had dinner with friends who own a store in Southport. Upon their recommendation, we went to Mr P's and had outstanding oysters, great tuna, and a great time. Would go back in a heartbeat.

Thank woosailor
Reviewed 13 January 2018

On my first trip to Southport in about 2013, a store owner we struck up a conversation with suggested Mr. P's as being one of the best restaurants in the area. We tried it later but it was so busy we didn't wait around. On...More

Thank David K
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16 December 2017|
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Response from chinoduke | Reviewed this property |
Nice idea. Give them a call. They have excellent service.
9 September 2017|
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Response from Cheryl R | Reviewed this property |
Yes you,can!
25 July 2015|
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Response from Traveler46022 | Reviewed this property |
Yes. My wife follows a gluten free diet, and Mr. P's has a number of choices that are just as good as the rest of the menu.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 309 N Howe St, Southport, NC 28461-3419
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Southport
  • Phone Number: +1 910-457-0801
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A longtime Southport institution, one of the top dining spots in town. Low Country-leaning menu. Good wine list
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