Restaurants in the Emerald Isle NC Area

Rucker John’s of Emerald Isle, NC offers many tantalizing treats for the palate. Their menu features everything from seafood dishes, such as their Carolina Crab Cakes, backyard classics, such as their grilled pork chops, and specialty pizzas that are sure to please. If one is looking for an exceptional dining experience whilst on the Isle, they are not to be missed! 
Flipperz Family Bar and Grill offers a promising family dining experience. Their menu features tasty appetizers (like their overstuffed potato skins), a wide variety of generously portioned salads, and delicious entrée options from Local Po-Boy Sandwiches to Marinated Grilled Chicken.
For those seeking a first-class dining experience, Kathryn’s Bistro and Martini Bar is the place to go. Their menu offers an exquisite variety of seafood, from spinach and crab au gratin to their she-crab and corn soup, it is hard to go wrong. They have a tempting and satisfying salad menu and their bistro specialties include everything from vegetable napoleon to salmon filet. They have a full-service bar and their martini bar features over thirty different variations to choose from. Kathryn’s is renowned as a location to dine in elegance.

Recommended Activities

One of the few boats permitted by the Cape Lookout National Seashore to take you to any part of the National Park, charter a trip with Lookout Adventures and spend a day exploring one of the most beautiful parts of NC’s coast. The best SHELLING beaches in North Carolina are inside the Park & Shackleford Banks is home to roughly 120 WILD HORSES with a history dating back nearly 400 years!

Shark Fishing
Are you ready for a wild afternoon of fighting with the ocean’s top predator? Some of the best fighting fish in the ocean, sharks can be quite a challenge to bring to the boat, and it’s definitely a thrill to know there’s a big predator on the other end of that line. We may catch many species of sharks: black tips, hammerheads, sand sharks, lemons, bonnet heads, spiny dogfish, and more…

VISIT-PCTC--Tours-Dolphin-Watch-1 This private trip is available from November to May, and is about as good as it gets for “off-season” fun & relaxation. The Lookout Adventures vessel is perfect for a relaxing and intimate cruise in the winter months because the pilothouse helps protect you from any wind or cold. Just dress warmly and you’ll be perfectly comfortable. Max # of 6 guests.

This trip is available year round, and is perfect for those wanting a peaceful & memorable cruise of the local waterfronts, islands and landmarks. Step on the boat and get to relaxin’ while our friendly & professional captain takes you on a beautiful cruise through these panoramic and historic waterways. Serenity is the goal as we glide over the water towards our rendezvous with the setting sun.



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