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Downtown & Fine-Dining Options

Our downtown is full of delicious, quality options for a variety of food cravings. Whether you need shrimp and grits or a steak--or even tapas-style selections of everything in-between and more--we can satisfy! Come visit over a weekend when the downtown evenings are filled with live music to enjoy with local craft beer or a glass of wine. 

2 Souls Wine Bar
512 East Main Street
Elizabeth City, NC 27909

Coming Soon in 2020! 2 Souls is a premium wine bar brought to life by 2 friends, who want to bring you the best there is to offer in wine, charcuterie boards and moments spent with the people you love.

Big Boss Burritos
110 North Poindexter Street
Elizabeth City, NC 27909

TripAdvisor Traveler Rating

Based on 5 Reviews


The secret ingredient is always LOVE and downtown's brand new Big Boss Burritos does not disappoint! With burritos worthy of the name, no one walks away hungry. Be sure to try out their desserts too - the sweet, crispy churros are amazing.

Coasters Downtown Draught House
216 North Poindexter Street
Elizabeth City, NC 27909

TripAdvisor Traveler Rating

Based on 3 Reviews


This small town bar has a surprisingly large number of brews on tap. Great selection of delicious and quick meal options, from salads, sandwiches and wraps, to quesadillas and seafood specials.

Colonial Café
418 East Colonial Avenue
Elizabeth City, NC 27909

TripAdvisor Traveler Rating

Based on 25 Reviews


Serving classic American breakfast and lunch 7 days a week in a casual diner atmosphere in historic Elizabeth City, North Carolina. We specialize in filling your belly with delicious home-cooked food. Some of our local favorites are our homemade sausage gravy on freshly baked biscuits and our shrimp & grits.

Cypress Creek Grill
113 South Water Street
Elizabeth City, NC 27909

TripAdvisor Traveler Rating

Based on 269 Reviews


A family-owned dining destination for innovative American cuisine with hometown charm, with a gorgeous view of the waterfront. Dishes crafted with fresh seafood, local ingredients, and distinctive flavors to take you on a culinary journey you’ll want to relive again and again.
Elizabeth City Pizza Co.
507 E. Main Street
Elizabeth City, NC 27909

We hope you'll share our passion for pizza and join us for lunch or dinner!

Flour Girls Cafe & Bakery
102 N. Water Street
Elizabeth City, NC 27909

TripAdvisor Traveler Rating

Based on 14 Reviews


This multi-cuisine bakery and cafe is all about God, family, and food!

Ghost Harbor Brewing Company
606B E. Colonial Ave
Elizabeth City, NC 27909

TripAdvisor Traveler Rating

Based on 10 Reviews


We are passionate about every detail of our craft beer and hope you enjoy the results. Cheers!

Groupers Waterfront Restaurant
400 South Water Street
Elizabeth City, NC 27909

TripAdvisor Traveler Rating

Based on 130 Reviews


Groupers Waterfront Restaurant is a local favorite in Elizabeth City. From seafood to pasta and great burgers, they have something for everyone's taste.

Hoppin' Johnz New South Cuisine
606 E. Colonial Ave.
Elizabeth City, NC 27909

TripAdvisor Traveler Rating

Based on 113 Reviews


Delicious southern cuisine with a modern twist offers lunch, dinner, and drinks. Stay after dinner to enjoy the frequent live bands performing!

Island Breeze Grill
220 N. Poindexter Street
Elizabeth City, NC 27909

TripAdvisor Traveler Rating

Based on 55 Reviews


At last – a restaurant where it’s okay to order one of everything. Whether you go with the slowly roasted tender Curried Goat or the Jerk Chicken Salad, you simply can’t lose.

Muddy Waters Coffeehouse
100 West Main Street
Elizabeth City, NC 27909

TripAdvisor Traveler Rating

Based on 102 Reviews


Committed to serving excellent coffee & espresso since 2000.

Quality Seafood Restaurant
309 East Ehringhaus Street
Elizabeth City, NC 27909

TripAdvisor Traveler Rating

Based on 164 Reviews


Quality Seafood Market is a locally-owned seafood restaurant and retail store located in downtown. They offer a variety of fresh seafood along with a full menu of North Carolina home-style dinners.

The Mills Downtown Bistro
200 N Poindexter Street
Elizabeth City, NC 27909

TripAdvisor Traveler Rating

Based on 16 Reviews


The Mills features crepes and tapas with diverse ingredients and Southern inspiration. They are all delicious so try multiple options to share! 
The SweetEasy
112 North Poindexter Street
Elizabeth City, NC 27909

A brand new coffee shop and bakery located in downtown Elizabeth City!

Toyama Japanese and Sushi Bar
218 North Poindexter Street
Elizabeth City, NC 27909

TripAdvisor Traveler Rating

Based on 97 Reviews


What a great place to eat! Toyama serves delicious, Japanese-style food and extra fresh sushi. Excellent Japanese food is fresh, tasty and healthy.

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