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Sammy's Seafood House & Oyster Bar

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109 S 6th St, Morehead City, NC 28557-4202 (Formerly Sammy's Ice House)
+1 252-648-8399
16:00 - 22:00
Closed now
All hours
Tue - Sat 16:00 - 22:00
Sat - Mon 11:00 - 22:00
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Raleigh, North Carolina
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Sammy's is locally owned and operated by Sammy Boyd. He also is opening Southern Salt on the Morehead City waterfront, the old Cap't Bill's location. Sammy's serves only fresh seafood and it is the best is the area hands down. Sammy takes pride in providing good fresh food. Shrimp/fish/crab is supplied by local boats and served just that fresh. Oysters... More 

1 Thank Wusspacker
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63 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My son ,a friend and I ate here. Service was good, altho they were crowded, there wasn't a wait time to be seated. Our waiter (sorry I didn't get his name) was very nice and courteous. It didn't take him long to get our order put in. The food was piping hot and absolutely Delicious! We certainly got generous helpings!... More 

1 Thank babetravels
Tucson, Arizona
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016

I have this thing for soft-shell crabs and while visiting family in Atlantic Beach they took me to Sammy's. Outstanding!! Sweet!! Perfectly battered and fried!! Not greasy. My hosts had shrimp and steak and they all raved. It's a must for anyone visiting the area.

1 Thank Charles R
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185 reviews
117 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016 via mobile

Nice restaurant in an old beach town. Overall very good food especially the seafood chowder and crab legs. Winner

1 Thank Matthew L
Leawood, Kansas
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270 reviews
192 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 137 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

Summary: Food: Very Good - Plenty of options Service: Excellent - Cheerful Atmosphere: OK. Dined outside on the sidewalk. NO water view though. We dined at Sammy's during our beach vacation to Atlantic Beach, NC. It was a pleasant experience. In search of Oysters on the half shell, we wondered into Sammy's at around 7:30 and were greeted by a... More 

Stoneville, North Carolina, United States
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31 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016

First visit to Sammy's but will make a return visit. Basket of hushpuppies and cornbread was the best we've had of any places we visited during this trip. Entrees were steak and grilled shrimp - grilled shrimp needed some seasoning, but steak was super delicious! and two crab cakes, also very good. Sides included twice baked potato, slaw, fries, and... More 

1 Thank Pam S
Charlotte, North Carolina
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158 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016

This place has a great reputation and we were looking forward to the experience. They were very busy as they should be during the downswing of tourist season. However they were so busy, the entire front of the house was short, snippy. Topped off with an extremely limited 'brew' selection with no ciders or GF ales. The bar staff was... More 

1 Thank AwesomeYou
Beaufort,NC, United States
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

Sammy's is a restaurant that serves top quality fresh(like just off the boat) fresh seafood that taste the way seafood should taste. They also serve top quality steaks and offer outstanding service.

1 Thank Dan K
Dickson City, Pennsylvania
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25 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

Sammy Oh Sammy why do you say your an oyster bar and when one orders them you say they are out of season ? maybe N.C. oysters but others are available. Your other food was good and your wait staff friendly; so no comlaints there . Yet you would get a better review if only you had what you advertise.

2 Thank rcbyronlighthouses9
Minneapolis, MN USA
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43 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

I've eaten at Sammy's many times on business trips. The bar menu is fairly big and reasonably priced. It tends to be a little less busy than some of the other places close by, but for me that's a positive.

1 Thank MSPRoadmaster

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$7 - US$35
American, Bar, Seafood, Soups, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 109 S 6th St, Morehead City, NC 28557-4202 (Formerly Sammy's Ice House)
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Morehead City
  • Phone Number: +1 252-648-8399
Sammy's Seafood House & Oyster Bar (formerly Sammy's Ice House)is one of the newest additions to the Morehead City Waterfront. We pride ourselves in our fresh, locally caught seafood and true southern hospitality. Join us in fall and winter for our Oyster Bar ... we shuck'em and you eat'em!!

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