The Waterman is (finally!) opening at 2729 South Blvd., Suite D—right near Harris Teeter and Holler & Dash—today at 4 p.m. Paul Manley, the co-owner of Sea Level, and the same investment and operating team from the Uptown seafood restaurant are behind the opening of the new fish bar in Sedgefield.
Inside, Carrie Frye Interior Design was in charge of the slightly industrial but welcoming vibe with soft furnishings. There will be both inside and outside seating along with a 2,000-square-foot rooftop bar.
Instagrammers, get ready; Manley said there is a clear view of Uptown from the roof. The rooftop bar is expected to be open in a few weeks.
On the menu, there will be everything from tacos to po’ boys. We’re most excited about these mouthwatering menu items…
The Fisherman’s Pick
Beer-battered cod, house-made pickles, cole slaw, tartar sauce with a potato bun, served with house-cut fries or cole slaw, $13.
Shrimp Po’ Boy
Fried with Waterman sauce, lettuce, tomato, house-made pickles, served with house-cut fries or cole slaw, $14
Note: Other Po’ Boy options include oysters or calamari
Braised Chicken Tacos
Corn salsa, Tabasco crème and cotija with a house-made corn tortilla or scallion pancake, $5 each.
Note: Other taco options include grilled fish, crispy oyster, blackened shrimp, mushroom and brisket.
Tin of Smoked Sardines
In tomato sauce, with crackers, grainy mustard and house-made pickles, $13.
With charred onion butter, $12.
Creamed Spinach and Bacon Oysters
It looks just like it sounds, $12.
Fried NC trout, dirty rice, roasted corn and creole crawfish sauce, $23.
Low Country Boil
Shrimp, smoked sausage, oysters, corn, red potatoes, lemon butter and Old Bay seasoning, $24.
Below is the full menu.
All images are provided by The Waterman