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Marina Cafe

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110 S Marine Blvd, Jacksonville, NC 28540-3665
+1 910-938-2002
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11:00 - 02:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 02:00
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165 reviews
108 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I was in town visiting from San Diego, CA. My local extended family of 8 chose to celebrate my birthday at the MARINA CAFE. Captain Bob Beck greeted us in his restaurant on this waterfront marina. He also played his guitar for us as we departed. This is why I prefer locally owned establishments ! It's that personal touch that... More 

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Thank PtLomafoodie
Madison, Georgia
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300 reviews
198 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I was looking for some decent seafood along the NC coast near Camp Lejune when locals recommended us to the Marina Cafe in Jacksonville, NC - it was a good find. The staff that night was scrambling with just two waitresses and a bartender trying to keep up w a packed house but overall they succeeded. Crystal our waitress was... More 

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Thank Bosox61
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

Good service, friendly wait staff. Had patty melt with some really good onion rings. They have a nice outdoor seating area on the water. Great place for lunch or having a beer by the water.

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Thank dwinm
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

Not impressed probably won't be back. Went for lunch...service was good, waitress was friendly. Onion rings....greasy and small plate for price (7 rings). Had the turkey rueben....lacking flavor...not sure if there was dressing on it and sauerkraut was minimal. Husband had the tuna sandwich....thin thin piece of tuna but was okay flavor wise. Place is ok if you want bar... More 

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Thank Jesse S
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016 via mobile

Had a Great lunch. Good food Great atmosphere. Views is beautiful. Servers really sweet and good service

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Thank Cm H
Jacksonville, North Carolina
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13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

My husband and I actually been here several times. A few times by ourselves and a few times with family and friends. We love going to local businesses and this place meets our expectations every time! They have an outside eating area on the marina that beautiful at sunset. The crab dip served is delicious as well as the fried... More 

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Thank collinskc
Edinburg, Virginia
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337 reviews
246 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016

Took my family here last night for supper. We arrived early so seating wasn't a problem. Our server was nice and efficient. We all ordered and I ordered the Blackened Rib Eye. I asked that my grilled/mixed veggies be cooked longer and blackened. The steak did arrive on a hot and sizzling plate as advertised. But I ordered medium and... More 

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Thank Bigfoot424
Wilmington, North Carolina
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214 reviews
159 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016

Do not let the outside fool you! The view on the water out back is fantastic as is the food. We had the shrimp platter, Oyster platter, and the nachos. The sanitation rating was 96% and the waitress Chelsey was great.

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Havelock, North Carolina
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16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

I had the fried oysters. Wow! To die for. I went when they had a karaoke night. Great atmosphere. The staff, very kind and professional. They have other things like Poole, darts, and I recall some video games. A must try. They have more than seafood. My friends had a monster salad. Looked and they stated it was delicious.

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Thank pino973
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

Great restaurant and great food! Friendly owner and pretty parrot. Nice atmosphere!👍Don't the restaurant by the outside!

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Thank Nicola N

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Bar, Seafood
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Television
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 02:00
Monday
11:00 - 02:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 02:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 02:00
Thursday
11:00 - 02:00
Friday
11:00 - 02:00
Saturday
11:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 110 S Marine Blvd, Jacksonville, NC 28540-3665
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Jacksonville
  • Phone Number: +1 910-938-2002

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