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Backwater Jack's

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1052 E Main St, Washington, NC 27889-5165
+1 252-975-1090
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12:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Sat 12:00 - 21:00
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10 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My husband & I went here due to the reviews. We couldn't have been more happy. Our wait staff consisting of Melissa and Ari, were wonderful and so very attentive. We didn't know much about the beers they had so we described what we each liked to Melissa and told her to choose for us. She was spot on!!! And... More 

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Thank Sallie W
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

Summertime brings out the best in everybody, especially at Backwater Jacks. If your are looking for a place to relax and hangout with friends and family this is the place. With a mixture of seafood and burgers that hit the spot, you won't be ready to leave.

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Thank Brent H
Culpeper, Virginia
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5 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

Four of us stopped in for a beer. We went to the upper deck to enjoy the view. The service was quick and very attentive. The view of the river was nice. The other couple got the crab dip. They said it was good. It seemed a tad high at $10.95. I expect that we will go back and try... More 

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Thank 357digger
Washington, North Carolina
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10 reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

My husband is a vegan , and before we ordered we asked the waitress if the veggie burger had any animal products . She went to ask the kitchen, came back and said no, so he believed her and ate it. Later that day, my husbands friend called the establishment to confirm for his self if the burger was vegan,... More 

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Thank Maddyylion
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016

my wife and I ate dinner at this restaurant --we each had a shrimp and oyster combo-the shrimp were nothing but frozen walmart shrimp bathed in grease--we also were served a tablespoon full of last weeks coleslaw and some dripping with grease fries-no hushpuppies-on 1 plastic fork and no napkins--we enjoyed water because Tea is 3 dollars a cup- all... More 

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Thank Rick D
Florence, Alabama
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3 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

My husband and I are in town visiting a friend and were looking for a casual restaurant. This place was nearby so we decided to check it out. It was all right. Nothing particularly great or bad. My husband ordered the Patty Melt mid-rare, and said it was ok. It was on the very rare side so it turned him... More 

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Thank Ashley A
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

We are in Washington, NC on business. We visited this restaurant for dinner. The shrimp basket was excellent. Shrimp were prepared to perfection and very high quality. My wife's Cheeseburger was also very well prepared. The best part of the meal was the atmosphere and view from the upstairs deck. This restaurant is a MUST VISIT when in Washington, NC

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

We were visiting relatives and they took us to this restaurant for lunch. They knew we'd want to eat upstairs because that was the best view. It was so nice enjoying the outside temps without blinding by the sun. We were able to look over the water. I thought all tables were wooden with wooden benches. It was a very... More 

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Thank DebUiter
St. George, Utah
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28 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

So let me tell our dinner story, we got there and it looked really busy and we got in within 10 minutes so that was cool. They had us in the "upstairs" section. Which wasn't to bad but the seating was kind of a joke. They have small 4 person tables and larger groups will be sitting on plastic picnic... More 

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Thank Dream_teamML
Greenville, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016

Very good food and service. The sign says, warm beer, slow service and cold food, but its the exact opposite.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Bar, Seafood
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, View, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 21:00
Monday
12:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 21:00
Thursday
12:00 - 21:00
Friday
12:00 - 21:00
Saturday
12:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1052 E Main St, Washington, NC 27889-5165
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Washington
  • Phone Number: +1 252-975-1090
Description
Outstanding laid back restaurant with Tiki bar and entertainment on the water.

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