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1001 E Williams St, Apex, NC 27502-2160
+1 919-303-2400
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11:00 - 20:30
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 20:30
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 21:30
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Enterprise, Alabama
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40 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went to Skippers in Good Friday. As expected, it was busy! The ordering was quick and the staff was very friendly. The wait for our food to be delivered to our table was a reasonable amount of time. We ordered the Fish n' Chips. The fish was "melt-in-your-mouth"! It was great and the French fries were delicious. The kids... More 

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Thank RyansTravelers
Raleigh, North Carolina
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64 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The seafood is great I had the fried oysters they are amazing the fish is good also the onion rings everything is good on the menu if you are looking for a good seafood restaurant come to skippers

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Thank Chrissyshea2
Holly Springs, North Carolina
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45 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Friday during Lent means fish for dinner. We'd seen Skippers while driving back and forth, and decided to try it tonight. Great choice! I had the catfish platter, and was very pleased with it. 4 good sized catfish portions, hush puppies, fries and cole slaw. My husband had a pick 2 platter with cod and clam strips, also served with... More 

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Thank jmmistytamplen
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

The prices were reasonable and great fried food! There were seats to dine. You ordered, sat down, and they delivered food to your table.

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Thank Deborah L
Gatlinburg, tn
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20 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

The service and the food is great ! Good sized portions and friendly staff. Lunch specials are ample and the side dishes are great.

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Thank smokeyjoe360
Raleigh
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

So I grabbed a coney (they offer Hoffman's brand from Syracuse NY) and a popcorn shrimp basket with onion rings - the coney was great, reminiscent of Hides in Liverpool. I then made the mistake of trying the onion rings. They were so good, I gobbled them all up and by the time I was done had left no room... More 

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Thank stevesK6018QK
Apex, North Carolina
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 March 2017

When Skipper's Fish Fry first opened they were terrific...but now, they're just mediocre at best. Their food used to be reminiscent of seafood found up in New England or in Calabash, NC -lightly battered and fresh cooked. In fact, when they first opened they had fried whole-belly clams - something y'all Yanks would know about. I used to order take... More 

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Thank MoAndLoGo
Apex, North Carolina
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Before my last visit to Skippers, I had had positive experiences. But my first time sitting at a table with a friend of another race, when I asked for more napkins, the young man who waited on us, pretty much threw the napkins on the table from a distance, no smile, nothing. My friend and I looked at each other... More 

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Thank Michelle H
Apex, North Carolina
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92 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 February 2017

Having lived in Massachusetts for over 2 decades, I was hoping this place would bring back those well known seafood flavors and aromas. The fish was OK, not big in taste but freshly done. The fries were soggy, starchy and needed slathering in ketchup to be eaten. The place is OK, and the decor does resemble the seafood small restaurants... More 

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Thank MayaBianca54
Raleigh, North Carolina
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18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 December 2016

Small restaurant in Apex that cooks great fish and sides plus yummy dessert. You can't go wrong all of the fish is freshly cooked. I always enjoy my meal when I visit. You get great service with a smile.If you like banana pudding here is your go to spot

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Seafood, Fast food
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 20:30
Monday
11:00 - 20:30
Tuesday
11:00 - 20:30
Wednesday
11:00 - 20:30
Thursday
11:00 - 20:30
Friday
11:00 - 21:30
Saturday
11:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1001 E Williams St, Apex, NC 27502-2160
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Apex
  • Phone Number: +1 919-303-2400

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?