Tie Up and Chow Down Page 2

Tie Up and Chow Down - Dockside Dining - Part 2
Tie Up and Chow Down
Part 2: East Coast Continued

By M.B. Roberts — October 2001

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• Part 1: Gulf Coast, East Coast
• Part 2: East Coast
• Part 3: East Coast, Great Lakes
• Part 4: West Coast

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EAST COAST continued

The Candy Store
Bannister’s Wharf, Newport, RI
Phone: (401) 849-2900
Lunch: $12; dinner: $20

If you’re familiar with Newport, you may have been to Clarke Cooke House—this is its more casual downstairs cousin. Munch calamari or a Candy Store burger between breaths of salt air.

Claim to Fame: America’s Cup crews bend elbows here.

Crab Claw
Navy Point, St. Michaels, MD
Phone: (410) 745-2900
Lunch and dinner: $8 to $12

Tie up at its dock in St. Michaels Harbor. This Eastern Shore fixture features outside tables. Inside, the walls are festooned with nautical baubles and pictures of famous patrons, from Baltimore Orioles players to Richard Dreyfuss.

Claim to Fame: crabs, crabs, and more crabs. Try Maryland blue crabs or the crab cakes, voted Best in the Country by Food & Wine magazine.

Coinjock Marina and Restaurant
Mile Marker 50 on the ICW, Coinjock, NC
Phone: (252) 453-3271
Lunch: $8; dinner: $18

The servers’ Southern drawls and the ample portions of home-cooked side dishes confirm this may be the friendliest stop on the ICW.

Claim to Fame: the best and biggest steaks (try a 32-ounce prime rib) on the Intracoastal Waterway.

Santa Fe Station
Mile Marker 348 on the ICW, Highway 17 and 11th Avenue North, North Myrtle Beach, SC
Phone: (843) 249-3463
Dinner: $13

Railroad-theme decor sets the stage for a great raw bar as well as seafood (some prepared Cajun style), salsa, and baby-back ribs.

Claim to Fame: gourmet Locomotive Burgers.

Next page > Dockside Dining, East Coast, Great Lakes > Page 1, 2, 3, 4

This article originally appeared in the January 2003 issue of Power & Motoryacht magazine.

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