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311 Mangrove Drive, Emerald Isle, NC
+1 252-354-7775
11:00 - 21:00
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Sun 07:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 07:00 - 22:00
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Emerald Isle, North Carolina
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27 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

great lunch spot. for many..but, if like me, you always want seafood when out[ and this spot has good seafood in season in the summer.] But in the off season[I live here ] the seafood is frozen and is not local! We do have restaurants that stick to what is caught here...Carteret Cafe is my suggestion.

Thank dadamsfiji
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Food was perfect. For appetizers we chose the fried green beans and a bowl of the seafood bisque. Both were served quickly, hot, and were delicious. The bread served with the bisque was homemade and a bit too sweet for the bisque, but not bad at all. For entrées I enjoyed the crab cake sandwich with potato salad, both were... More 

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Boone, North Carolina
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67 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

We so enjoyed the club sandwich, chutney and bacon grilled cheese and blackened chicken cheese chips. A great place to stop for lunch in Emerald Isle.

Thank drleo2
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23 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016 via mobile

I have been to Flippers several times and me and my son seem to get the same thing. The shrimp are always good and my son kills the burger ever time. There was no wait last night, which was a first but great for us. The service is always good,fast and pleasant.

Thank Jackattack7051
West Milton, Ohio
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2016

Oyster and Shrimp Platters were great and reasonably priced. Tuna Wrap was a lot to eat and very good! Fast, friendly service. Also have fresh, made in store fudge and gift shop. Fun local spot.

Thank MrsMoo82
Norfolk, Virginia
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115 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 November 2016 via mobile

Small seafood joint with only a dozen tables. In summer this place would be packed, but in late November we walked right in. Typical fried seafood platters, chicken fingers, crab cakes, burgers, etc, but they did offer a seared tuna appetizer which is what I had. Fresh and tasty. Decent side salad, but hey...it's just lettuce and veg.

Thank ambough
Raleigh, North Carolina
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2016

We eat here at least once on every trip. The food is consistent, the service as well. it's the kind of restaurant that becomes a "go to". You will never be disappointed, and have a good time. Nice crowd of people.

Thank cdj8583
New Jersey
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21 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2016

While on vacation on Emerald Isle, North Carolina, we stopped at Flipperz for lunch. It's a cute little place with great food. The Blackened Shrimp was awesome. We spent our time just looking over the decor. Flipperz is a Parrot-heads dream. The staff were friendly and the service was quick.

Thank MagicDJ
Oldsmar, Florida
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

The fried foods were done just right, crisp but not greasy. Loved the wings, and the steaks were done to a turn. Cole slaw was very good, light on the mayo, and flavor had a nice tang to it. Coffee was good, and the service was just right. Can't go wrong if you want to have a good meal here... More 

Thank sleepyeyezz
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

stopped for lunch. Nice menu selection with a gift shop inside and an outdoor area. Food is good and reasonable and they often have live entertainment outside

Thank Robert A

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Seafood, Pub
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
07:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 311 Mangrove Drive, Emerald Isle, NC
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Emerald Isle
  • Phone Number: +1 252-354-7775

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?