Nightlife in Beaufort, NC

For an exciting and unique night out on the town, take a cruise on the Crystal Coast Lady where you and your friends can dance in the moonlight on the ocean. If you’re a land lover who appreciates the sea and enjoys a historic setting, take your friends to the Back Street Pub for a selection of your drink of choice and toe-tapping music all evening. This is a popular gathering place, so come early and stay late. If you’d like to enjoy the sunset on Bogue Inlet step into the Rhum Bar at Front Street Grill at Stillwater on the waterfront in downtown Beaufort.

Featured Local Businesses

Beaufort and Down East Nightlife

124 Middle St.
Beaufort, NC
(252) 728-7108

This laid-back place is a small bar housed in a century-old former bakery. Inside, you'll see why it's a favorite among sailors passing through on the Intracoastal Waterway because the walls are covered with their nautical memorabilia. Regulars simply call it Back Street, and there is usually standing room only on...more about Back Street Pub

  
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120 Turner St.
Beaufort, NC 28516
(252) 728-3066

Cru Wine Bar and Coffee Shop is the perfect place to meet friends and relax. Within a block of the Beaufort waterfront, this wine bar and coffee shop features a high bar and several living room–type seating areas, perfect for meeting friends or making new ones. Cru Wine Bar has an outstanding selection of...more about Cru Wine Bar

  
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617 Front Street
Boat & Ticket Booth
Beaufort, NC 28516
(252) 728-TOUR(8687)

For an unforgettable evening on the water, Crystal Coast Lady Cruises offers full service catering on their 75 foot custom design super cruiser featuring a spacious, fully enclosed top deck with dance floor, an outstanding sound and lighting system and a panoramic bow viewing area.  On-board amenities also include a D.J....more about Crystal Coast Lady Cruises

  
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500 Front St.
Beaufort, NC
(252) 728-4506

The Dock House is easy to find because as you walk the boardwalk off of Front Street on a summer evening, you'll see a large crowd lingering outside of it enjoying the night's live entertainment. This waterfront bar fronts Taylor's Creek and has long been a favorite of locals and Crystal Coast visitors alike....more about The Dock House

  
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300 Front St.
Beaufort, NC
(252) 728-4956

The Rhum Bar at Front Street Grill at Stillwater offers guests spectacular views of Beaufort Inlet, Carrot Island and evening sunsets. This is the perfect place to enjoy selections from an extensive rum list, cocktails, wine, beer and light foods outside. The restaurant has all ABC permits and serves lunch, dinner...more about Front Street Grill at Stillwater

  
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1354 Lennoxville Rd.
Beaufort, NC 28516
(252) 342-6929

At 4:45 PM everyday Brewmaster Tom Backman blows the whistle taken from the 100-year-old Safrit family lumber mill and pours his homemade brew. His business is a one-barrel brewery, producing 31 gallons a batch. Besides pouring the specialty brews from the Lennoxville Road location, Backman sells to Carteret County businesses. Drop by...more about Mill Whistle Brewery

  
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117 Turner St.
Beaufort, NC
(252) 728-4573

Royal James Cafe is the oldest continually existing business in Beaufort's historic district and has a local flavor all its own. With an early 1950s Formica, wood and neon look, this cafe and pool room draws an interesting mix of locals and tourists, families and singles. You'll find regulation antique Brunswick...more about Royal James Cafe

 
 
 
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