Amos Mosquito’s, located on the western side of the island, has been serving the area since 1999. They specialize in local dishes, and boast two fresh catches each evening on their menu. Fishing nets and driftwood line the interior walls, created a truly authentic coastal dining experience. Known colloquially as “Skeeter’s,” Amos Mosquito’s also offers an incredible sushi selection, as well as hand-made desserts, dressings and sauces, and an extensive wine bar. Try challenging your hunger with their most-intimidating meal, The Big Bad Skeeter.
Immediately upon crossing the bridge into Atlantic Beach, visitors will see the Channel Marker restaurant sitting prominently over the Bogue Sound. From dozens of seafood specialties like steamed snow crab and fresh flounder, to alternative fare such as rib eye steaks for the “landlubbers,” their gourmet delicacies bring guests from across the Crystal Coast. Boasting the largest outside seating area in the entire region, Channel Marker has an expansive waterfront deck that easily seats scores of patrons front-row to an unforgettable dining experience. Live music is often featured on this deck, a treat very few restaurants in the area offer.
Need a break from all the seafood? El Zarape has over the years become the areas favorite Mexican restaurant. Its recently-remodeled location on the Atlantic Beach Causeway serves the community with dozens of authentic Mexican dishes – choose from the area’s finest tacos, burritos, enchiladas, and much more. El Zarape is also a preferred destination for drinks, with an extensive selection. Enjoy the Atlantic sunset with a margarita!