Crystal Coast Bridal AllianceThe Bistro By The Sea and the Hampton Inn, Morehead City are partnering to offer wedding packages for those wanting a destination wedding at the beach. The Hampton Inn offers room blocks, outdoor wedding ceremony options and the Bistro By The Sea offers space for receptions and rehearsal dinners. A sample of our menu option is below. For information on booking your event, contact:


Libby Eaton

4031 Arendell St.

Morehead City, NC  28557





Bistro By The Sea Policies

Prices subject to change without notice.

Room Minimums & Charges

  • A $500 Minimum (excluding tax and tip) on private luncheons, Tues through Thurs. nights is required for the private banquet room.
  • A $1000 Minimum (excluding tax and tip) for parties on days closed (Sundays & Mondays) or on the weekend nights (Friday & Saturday). A room charge will be implemented if the minimum is not met.
  • Depending on the time of year & day of event, the entire restaurant can be rented for a minimum of $3500 to $6500++.


6.75% Sales tax and 20% Gratuity is not included with the price

A guaranteed number must be received one week prior to the event. The Bistro will prepare 10% over the guaranteed amount and will charge based on the guaranteed amount or actual served, whichever is higher.

No outside food, beverages, beer, wine or liquor is allowed on the Bistro's premises.

Linen tablecloths can be provided as well as table centerpieces. Fee based on minimum.

The bar will be set up according to your request.

A custom menu can be created for your event. Please discuss the options with Libby.

Deposit a minimum $500 deposit is required at the time of the booking of the booking or half of the total price of the event, whichever is higher.

Cancellation Policy: 90 days or more before the event: A full deposit will be refunded. (No deposit will be refunded after that time.)

Banquet Dinner Menu Choices & Prices

Family Style
A sit down meal served in bowls and platters. Replenish items as needed.

Option I
All courses. (1) Salad, (3) Entrees, (1) Veg., (1) Starch, Bread and Tea Included
$29.95++ per person

Option II
Two entrees. (1) Salad (2) Entrees (and $2 more for fish choice), (2) Veg., (1) Starch, Bread and Tea Included
$25.95++ per person

With Balsamic Vinaigrette Dressing (Cleared after completion)
Served with warm, garlic butter bread.

Caesar Salad: Add $1.00 to base price

Chicken Course
Italian baked breasts, thighs, wings and legs covered in Italian herbs

Baked Lemon, Butter & Garlic
Half chicken baked in lemon, butter & garlic
Add $1.00 to base price

Sautéed Hazelnut
Breasts covered in almonds and deglazed in Hazelnut crème sauce
Add $1.00 to base price

Guest's Special Request
Price based on type and preparation of selection requested

Meat Course
Roast Beef w/Marsala Mushroom Sauce or w/Au Jus

Sliced Prime Rib
Cooked Medium to Medium Rare Served w/Au Jus
Add $2.00 to base price

Guest's Special Request
Price based on type and preparation of selection requested

Seafood Course
Seafood Du Jour w/Chablis Dill Sauce

Guest's Special Request
Price based on type and preparation of selection requested

Starch Course
Choice of (1) of the following w/no additional cost
Whipped Potatoes
Penne Pasta w/Tomato Sauce
Red Skin Potatoes

Guest's Special Request
Price based on type and preparation of selection requested

Medley of vegetables

Guest's Special Request
Price based on type and preparation of selection requested


Additional cost based on selections

Desert Du Jour
$5.95 per person

Chiffon Sheer Cake with Buttercream Frosting
$3.00 per person. Based on guaranteed count

Bring in own cake
$1.50 per person cut cutting charge

Other Dinner Menu Options

  1. One selection for 25 or more quests. Price based on items selected.
  2. Up to three entrée choices to be selected after guests arrive. Special menus are printed with choices and placed at each seat. (This method takes longer since the orders are individually taken after everyone is seated). Not recommended for parties over 24.
  3. We love to be creative. If you wish anything that is not covered here, let us know and we will work with your personalized requests.


Equipment Rental

  1. Projector for Power Point Presentations $100
  2. Screen $50


* All prices may change without notice.


Hors D'oevers Only – Buffet Style or Passed on Site

Off-site prices will be quoted based on Customer's Needs

$19.95++ per person: Select (3) Meats; (1) Veg., (1) Starch
$17.95++ per person: Select (2) Meats; (1) Veg., (1) Starch

Seafood & Meat Selections

Bite Sized Puffed Pastry Filled with Fresh Tuna Salad
Beef Tips with Marsala Wine Mushroom Sauce
Mini Roast Beef Sandwiches on Housemade Rolls, Grilled Onions & Peppers Served with Horseradish, Mayo & French Mustard
Bite Size Grilled Chicken or Beef with BBQ Sauce
Bite Size Grilled Chicken served with a Lemon, Garlic and White Wine Sauce
Bit Size Chicken Encrusted in Almonds with Hazelnut Cream Sauce (Add $1.00 per person)
Bite Size Jerk Chicken
Roasted Peppers and Housemade Italian Sausage with French Mustard


Medley of Seasonal Vegetables
Pea Pods with Carrots
Grilled Marinated Vegetables with Balsamic Vinaigrette & Ranch Dressings


Pizza Bread
Cheese and Bacon Whipped Potatoes
Penne Pasta with Marinara Sauce
Stuffed Pasta Shells with Marinara Sauce


$7.50++ per person
Assorted Housemand Dessert Table - No Fruit
Custom Made Sheet Cake - $3++ per person

Additional Menu Items & Prices Per Prices

Seared Rare Thinly Sliced Peppercorn Encrusted Tuna with Wasabi, Ginger Teriyaki and Chablis Sauces: $8.00
Crabmeat Soufflé with Toast Points: $8.00
Baked Sea Scallops in Chablis Dill Sauce: $8.00
Large Shrimp Cocktail: $2.00 per shrimp
Large Coconut Shrimp: $3.00 per shrimp

Bistro Banquet Bar Prices
Overall cost based on consumption

Domestic Beers: $3.00 - $3.25
Miller Lite, Bud, Bud Lite, Coors Lite, Michelob, Michelob Lite, Michelob Ultra, Natural Lite, O'Douls

Import Beers: $3.75 - $4.75
Heineken, Becks Dark, Red Stripe, New Castle, Samuel Adams, Corona, Amstel Lite, Yearling

House Wines: $5 per glass
Cab, White Zin, Chardonnay and Merlot

House Liquors: $5

Call Liquors: $5.25 - $6.00

Premium Liquors: $6.25 - $7.75

Top Shelf Liquors: $8.00 - $10.00

Cost per person: (2.5 hours only)
House Brands: Aristocrat brands, Chardonnay, Pinot Grigio, White Zinfandel, Merlot, Cabernet, Coors Lite, Miller Lite, Bud and Bud Lite, Heineken
$25++ per person

Call Brands: Smirnoff Vodka, Beefeaters Gin, Bacardi Rum, Jose Cuervo Tequila , Cutty Sark Scotch, Jim Beam Bourbon, Seagram's 7 Whiskey, Chardonnay, Pinot Grigio, White Zinfandel, Merlot, Cabernet, Coors Lite, Miller Lite, Bud and Bud Lite, Corona or Heineken.
$35++ per person

Top Shelf: Grey Goose Vodka, Bombay Sapphire Gin, Cpt. Morgan Rum, Patron Gold Tequila, Johnny Walker Red Scotch, Crown Royal Whiskey, Marker's Mark Bourbon, Specific Wine Brands…, Michelob, Michelob Lite, Specific Named Import Beers
$50++ per person


Tuesday through Thursday:
5 to 9:30 p.m.
Friday & Saturday:
5 to 10 p.m.


Tuesday through Thursday:
5 till ?


Sunday through Saturday depending on size of group.

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