The Crystal Coast’s most delicious dining destination
Food and drink make up a big part of Beaufort. You don’t have to go far in any direction to find amazing chefs, locally-sourced meals, and great restaurants. You’ll discover a variety of restaurants serving up dishes both traditional and creative cuisine, from North Carolina seafood and barbecue to classic bistro fare. Many local restaurants feature North Carolina craft beers and wines. There are family-friendly eateries, pubs, and romantic gourmet destinations, many with history and stories as delicious as the food.
With over 100 restaurants in Carteret County, Beaufort is home to over 40 dining establishments. It’s no wonder Beaufort is home to one of the most well-known food festivals in the country with Beaufort Wine & Food. The non-profit organization serves up several year-round events to benefit of Carteret County charities.
With a wealth of independently-owned restaurants, Beaufort is a place where cravings can be satisfied many times over and where new experiences can be found. Discover the freshest seasonal ingredients as you savor our local flavors from “farm to table” and “dock to dish.” Be inspired! Dine in Beaufort.