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Mike & Katy's Causeway Cafe

114 Causeway Dr, Wrightsville Beach, NC 28480-1771
+1 910-256-3730
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good34%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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American, Diner, Cafe
114 Causeway Dr, Wrightsville Beach, NC 28480-1771
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Reviewed 3 days ago

There is one detail other reviewers left out. When the Cafe is crowded, which it always seems to be, especially during the season, you will be waiting outside until a table is available. Put your name on the list and enjoy the weather. When a...More

Thank John S
Reviewed 6 days ago

While you stay at Wrightsville Beach (or as you are leaving), you should go to breakfast at the Causeway Cafe. This is an old school, old style establishment, where the waitresses know the regulars and where the breakfast is good traditional North Carolina fare. *Any...More

Thank Weyden
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Kind of a hole in the wall place that was ok for a quick lunch but I wouldn't choose it again. No credit cards accepted, ceiling tiles are absolutely NASTY to look at caked with grease and water stains. Food was average. Fried chicken nuggets...More

Thank SeaLevelMama71
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have eaten here a number of times. The food quality is very good, the portions are generous, and the cost is reasonable. This is a local favorite. I recommend the omelets, pancakes, and seafood. We have tried all of these and all are very...More

Thank George O
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Love the biscuits and gravy !! My kids love the omelettes and grandkids love the pancakes!! A must visit when near Wrightsville Beach! Just be ready for a wait; it's worth it!!

Thank Ronnie T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place is far from fancy, but be sure to check it out. Good food for the money and you will not leave hungry! It's only opened for breakfast and lunch. I had the seafood platter with shrimp, crab cake, and tuna steak with hush...More

Thank Steve T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Were looking for a local spot for lunch & took trip advisor recommendation for the causeway cafe. My husband and I split a shrimp poor boy, had fried green tomatoes and fresh sweet potato fries. All good. The dessert special was banana pudding. Vanilla wafers...More

Thank Susanlinberg
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you need fine dining this is not the place for you. This is a casual restaurant in the best tradition of the beach. It is open for breakfast and lunch until 2:30. The prices are VERY reasonable. My wife had soft shell crabs that...More

1  Thank s G
Reviewed 6 April 2017 via mobile

Great little restaurant food was delicious and the waitresses an owner were very polite I would recommend it to anybody when you're down in North Carolina

1  Thank colleenbehnke
Reviewed 21 March 2017

This place is authentic, old school Wrightsville Beach. Where the elite meet to eat. Best breakfast and lunch anywhere.

1  Thank rabbitsrafferty2017
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Do you take debit/credit cards?
16 November 2016|
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Response from mbfuller | Reviewed this property |
No, they do not take any type of card. The store next door, Redix, has an ATM if you need it.
Causway cafe staff?
21 July 2015|
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Response from Mark H | Reviewed this property |
We have been out-of-town regulars for over 20 years. The staff at Causeway is great. Being a resort town they get a little turnover, but compared to most beach town, the turnover is tiny. David's staff do well working... More
What is the history of this resturant?
21 July 2015|
Response from mbfuller | Reviewed this property |
Located along Causeway Drive, the building was first build back in the 1950s as a bar then was taken over by Dave Monaghan in the 1980s.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Diner, Cafe
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
06:00 - 02:30
06:00 - 02:30
06:00 - 02:30
06:00 - 02:30
06:00 - 02:30
06:00 - 02:30
06:00 - 02:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 114 Causeway Dr, Wrightsville Beach, NC 28480-1771
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Wrightsville Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 910-256-3730
  • E-mail