Cheers Like A Local!

Torpedo Lounge, Photo by Brandon Broome

Torpedo Lounge, Photo by Brandon Broome

Local Tip: "Torpedo Lounge has half-off select wines on Wednesdays! Pairs nicely with the view." – Brooke B.

Emerald Club
Emerald Isle's number-one beach bar since 2001, the Emerald Club features the largest outdoor patio on the island with a stage for live bands and an outside tiki bar. Indoors is another stage for bands and a dance floor where the locals like to show their moves! With over 50 different styles of beers and a broad selection of spirits, you're guaranteed a fun time. The Emerald Club is also known for its weekly corn-hole tournaments, karaoke nights, fundraising events for local organizations, and weekly drink specials that include $3 anything! Open seven days a week, this is a local hot spot for sure! 
8102 Emerald Dr., Emerald Isle
(252) 354-2929

Growler Bar
With two locations to choose from, just blocks from the ocean, The Growler Bar offers a fine selection of craft beers on draft, wine, and growler fills. Craft beer taps rotate daily! It's a great place to explore new tastes and unwind with good company!
200 Mallard Dr., Emerald Isle, (252) 424-8391
2610- E W. Fort Macon Rd., Atlantic Beach, (252) 622-4567

Torpedo Lounge
This roof-top bar, located on top of the Transportation Impact and Caribsea building, offers one of the best views on the Crystal Coast. Enjoy a drink, sit by the fire pit, listen to the live music, and check out the ocean and the sound at sunset. They've got weekly drink specials, so be sure to ask!
8921 Crew Dr., Emerald Isle
(252) 424-8400

Kathryn's Bistro and Martini Bar
Kathryn’s has become Emerald Isle’s favorite place to enjoy a martini. Housing over 30 different variations of martinis, including both exotic concoctions and the traditional favorites, you are sure to find something to suit your fancy.
8002 Emerald Dr., Emerald Isle
(252) 354-6200

Tackle Box Tavern
Located just steps from the shoreline in the Atlantic Beach Circle, Tackle Box Tavern is a local-go-to. Take a break from the sun, or cure a case of late-night boredom, with a stop at one of the coolest dive bars in town, that is also one of the longest-standing watering holes on the Crystal Coast!
107 Atlantic Blvd., Atlantic Beach
(252) 222-3474

Crystal Coast Brewing Company
Crystal Coast Brewing is a 100-percent family-owned craft brewery. All of their beer is brewed right here in Morehead City. Located just blocks from the beautiful beach, their taproom is a fun and friendly spot for you to enjoy year round.
219 W. Fort Macon Rd., Atlantic Beach
(252) 296-2841

Promise Land Market 
Promise Land Market offers a laid-back, rustic, and inviting atmosphere, perfect for creating great memories for all who walk through its doors. The friendly, knowledgeable staff, quality artisan dishes, incredible beer and wine selections, and authentic craft cocktail menu align to make Promise Land Market second to none.
909-B Arendell St., Morehead City
(252) 222-0422

Jack's Waterfront Bar
Rollicking, rustic watering hole with drink specials, live bands and a deck on the water. This bar sits on the water in Downtown Morehead City and gives you unparalleled views of the sunset and the bustling waterfront life! Enjoy live bands every weekend, drink specials and waterfront breezes. 
513 Evans St., Morehead City
Arendell Room
The Arendell Room was the first modern cocktail bar in North Carolina. They feature classic cocktails, award-winning original cocktails, and a large selection of whiskies, as well as wine and cold beers. They use the best ingredients, like fresh-squeezed juices and the finest spirits, to take a culinary approach to cocktails. These are the drinks you've been practicing for. 
715 Arendell St., Morehead City
(252) 240-2753 

Cru Bar Wine Bar, Coffee Shop and Wine Store
CRU is a special place for food and drink, and sharing good times with friends. CRU of Beaufort offers great wines at affordable prices. Beer lovers and those who prefer cocktails are also welcome! Wine tastings every Friday night and late night, live music on the weekends. Come find out why CRU is one of the coolest places in the Country's Coolest Town!
120 Turner St., Beaufort
(252) 728-3066

Moonrakers' Rooftop
Moonrakers’ Rooftop features an elevated Sky Deck with bar and lounge. At 35 feet, the name is appropriate and represents an important aspect of what the restaurant experience offers: amazing views of the waterfront and surrounding historic Beaufort.
326 Front St., Beaufort
(252) 838-0083

Bake Bottle and Brew
Located in a charming, waterfront house in downtown Swansboro, Bake Bottle and Brew has everything for all wine lovers, beer aficionados, sweets fans, and coffee enthusiasts. Grab a craft cold brew, a glass of wine, or a cup of ice cream, and take in the view!
147 North Front St., Swansboro
(910) 325-7550

34° North Bar
34° North Bar provides a comforting environment for families and friends to get together to enjoy craft cocktails and beers while also enjoying an outdoor gaming area and wonderful patio. It's the only bar in the county where you will find a self-serve tap system! 
1106 Cedar Point Blvd., Cedar Point
(252) 764-9177

Shortway Brewing Co.
Newport's neighborhood brewery, Shortway Brewing Company provides a unique environment where family, friends, and neighbors can gather together and enjoy hand crafted beverages. They specialize in American ales, but brew everything from blondes to stouts and everything in between. 
230 Chatham St., Newport
(252) 777-3065

Carolina Home and Garden
Unwind in the garden. This local hot spot features two beer and wine bars with a great selection of wine, and lots of beer on tap to choose from. Logan's Boutique is open for any shopping, and the Garden Center in the back is open for the gardeners to enjoy while sipping on your beverage of choice. Evenings in the garden on Thursdays and Fridays feature live music, delicious food trucks, and vendors galore! 
4778 NC-24, Newport
(252) 393-9005