Downtown Dining in Elizabeth City, NC

Whether you want a casual dining experience or an upscale meal, downtown has it all.

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Elizabeth City
Todd Bennett

Located on the banks of the Pasquotank River, Elizabeth City is the perfect place to enjoy a fresh seafood dinner or a glass of wine in a gorgeous setting. Fortunately for visitors and residents, some of the best restaurants are located in the downtown area, where diners can enjoy a stroll with picturesque views of the harbor before settling in for a meal. The next time you’re looking for a bite downtown, consider checking out one of these places — all within steps of one another.

Logan Raye’s Key West Grill 

Combining a casual dining atmosphere with live music, Logan Raye’s provides a fun dining experience for couples of all ages looking for a fun date night. Even better, the Key West cuisine offers new twists on old Southern favorites. Regulars recommend the crab-cake sandwich and the chicken tacos — and don’t forget to order a side of fried green tomatoes.

Thumpers Downtown Bar and Grille

Are you looking for a laid-back place to watch your favorite team play? How about a fun place to grab a drink? Either way, Thumpers Downtown Bar and Grille is the perfect watering hole. When you consider the bar’s great food menu and raved-about prime rib dinner, it’s no wonder the place is always packed. When the game is over, be sure to walk a few blocks east to enjoy a waterfront view before you go home.

Coasters Downtown Draught House

Another favorite drink spot for Elizabeth City natives, Coasters Downtown Draught House is a cozy pub that welcomes everyone. The perfect spot for beer connoisseurs, every Wednesday Coasters features a different brewery from around the world. Patrons can keep their beer glass with every purchase from the featured brewery.

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