With Elizabeth City’s close proximity to the sound and sea, it’s a prime location for trying coastal seafood. Whether you’re craving Asian specialties, a salad, pasta, or a southern-style fry up, there are several area dishes that showcase tasty fish and simple yet satisfying ingredients.READ MORE ».
Beyond the deck, boats sway on the other end of the Pasquotank, a seagull flies overhead, and a turtle bobs surreptitiously on the water’s surface. A server delivers fried ravioli to a table beside me. They rest there like a line of fallen dominoes, over a bed of red sauce.READ MORE ».
Whether sweet or tart, shaken or stirred, there’s no denying residents of Elizabeth City love a well-crafted cocktail. Here are a few signature standouts to order during your next night out on the town.READ MORE ».
Many restaurants have a defining, celebrated dish that represents their raison d’être. Here’s what the chefs and owners of three popular Elizabeth City eateries.READ MORE ».
Seasoned travelers know one of the best ways to truly experience a destination is to acquaint yourself with the native food and eat like a local. As you don’t fully experience a destination until you’ve savored the regional cuisine and rubbed elbows with the locals. It is often the experiences at out of the way eateries and hidden gems you might just drive by that will give your trip the most flavor.READ MORE ».
Whether you’re a visitor or a local looking for good food, Elizabeth City has plenty of affordable restaurants to experience. In fact, we have dozens of independently owned restaurants that provide quality food and excellent service for a low cost.
Here are some lunch options that are less than $10:READ MORE ».
You’ll find personalized gifts, thanks to art stores, home décor, and specialty shops located in our downtown area and throughout the city. And when you are ready to take a break or celebrate Thanksgiving, we have wonderful restaurants where you can warm up over a cup of tea or a southern dish.READ MORE ».
Mouth-watering signature dishes in Elizabeth City!READ MORE ».
Elizabeth City native Brad Chambers has a diverse gastronomic background. A graduate of the Culinary Institute of Virginia, he’s garnered over a decade of experience working in some of the region’s most popular eateries including Pineapple Café in Elizabeth City, Aqua in Duck, Metropolis Martini & Tapas in Corolla, and Blue Moon Beach Grill in Nags Head. Now as the executive chef and new owner of Cypress Creek Grill—along with his wife, Sammy, and his parents, Sandra and Leon—Chambers is responsible for overseeing the creation of the daily specials and 69 appetizers, entrees and desserts offered at the downtown Elizabeth City establishment. Here are five things you should know about Brad Chambers:READ MORE ».