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Michael's Seafood Restaurant

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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2018 Winner
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Menu

APPETIZERS‎
$9.99
Appetizer Sampler
Can’t decide? A trio of our favorites! A sampling of 2 mini crab cakes, 2 oysters casino and 2 scallops wrapped in bacon.
$8.99
Steamed Oysters
We steam them, you shuck them. We’ll show you how if you’re a rookie – just ask! Served with lemon, hot butter and cocktail sauce. (1 dozen)
$9.99
Steamed Clams
Steamed‎ to order in the shell. Served with hot butter and cocktail sauce. (1 dozen)
$8.99
Federal Point Crab Dip
Fresh blue crabmeat blended with fresh horseradish, roasted peppers and assorted cheeses. Served with warm pita wedges.
$7.99
Mini Crab Cakes
Three homemade mini crab cakes baked until golden brown. Drizzled with lemon aioli.
$7.99
Sashimi Tuna
4 oz. Of fresh yellowfin tuna, crusted with sesame seeds, wrapped in nori and pan-seared. Served with lime wasabi. Note: sashimi tuna is prepared rare.
$8.99
Shrimp Cocktail
Six tender, chilled, peeled and deveined shrimp. Served with fresh lemon and cocktail sauce.
$7.99
Athenian Bruschetta
Tender shrimp, black olives and sun-dried tomatoes sautéed in our homemade alfredo sauce. Served over toasted garlic bread.
$7.99
Scampi Mussels
A dozen New Zealand mussels sautéed in our fresh garlic butter sauce with diced tomato and scallions, served with garlic bread.
You peel (1/2 lb. ) $7.99
We peel (1/2 lb. ) $8.99
Steamed Shrimp
Available plain, old bay or cajun.
FAMOUS SOUPS AND SALADS‎
“International award winner” recipe
Our delicious chowder is readily available in heat-and-eat containers for you to take home and enjoy. Available hot, cold or frozen - by the pint or quart
Bowl $5.99
Cup $4.99
Hot
Cold
Frozen
Pint
Quart
Captain M's Seafood Chowder
Our international award-winning chowder is a rich cream base loaded with clams, crabmeat, scallops, veggies, potatoes, herbs and spices.
Bowl $5.50
Cup $4.50
Hot
Cold
Frozen
Pint
Quart
Homemade Soup of the Day
Ask your server for today’s creation.
$3.50
Hot
Cold
Frozen
Pint
Quart
Before Dinner Salad
Choose‎ from a smaller version of our house salad, caesar salad, spinach salad or mai thai salad.
$5.99
Hot
Cold
Frozen
Pint
Quart
Caesar Salad
Fresh‎ romaine lettuce, tomatoes and croutons tossed in a traditional creamy caesar dressing.
$5.99
Hot
Cold
Frozen
Pint
Quart
House Salad
Leafy favorites mixed with a variety of crunchy veggies. Served with your favorite dressing.
$6.99
Hot
Cold
Frozen
Pint
Quart
Spinach Salad
Fresh spinach leaves, fresh mushrooms, sun-dried tomatoes, bleu cheese crumbles and sunflower seeds, served with your favorite dressing on the side.
$6.99
Hot
Cold
Frozen
Pint
Quart
Mai Thai Salad
Fresh romaine lettuce tossed with oriental vegetables and a zesty Thai chili dressing.
PIZZA‎
All pizzas are baked on an 8” boboli pizza crust.
$10.99
Shrimp Scampi Pizza
Tender shrimp sautéed in a white wine garlic butter sauce with fresh scallion and diced tomato, finished with mozzarella cheese.
$9.99
Chipotle Chicken Pizza
Chipotle BBQ sauce, red onions, fresh pineapple, bacon and chicken breast topped with cheddar jack cheese.
$6.99
Cheese Pizza
Zesty marinara sauce topped with mozzarella cheese.
$9.99
Buffalo Pizza
Choose from chicken or shrimp with spicy buffalo sauce, celery and bleu cheese.
$7.99
Bill's Crab Pie
Our horseradish crab dip baked on pita bread and topped with sliced jalapeño peppers and parmesan cheese.
FROM THE STEAMER‎
$35.99
Admiral's Delight for Two
A steamed sampler of snow crab legs, clams, mussels, oysters and shrimp. Served with garlic red potatoes, corn on the cob and homemade coleslaw. Enough for two!
$22.99
Captain's Catch
A smaller, but still hearty version of the admiral’s delight with all the fixins.
$14.99
Peeled and deveined $+2.00
Shrimp Boat
A generous portion of peel-n-eat shrimp, steamed and seasoned with old bay or cajun spice. Served with garlic red potatoes, corn on the cob and slaw.
$17.99
Snow's Cut Combo
1/2 lb. Snow crab legs coupled with 1/2 lb. Peel-n-eat shrimp, served with garlic red potatoes, corn on the cob and coleslaw.
$19.99
Carolina Beach Clambake
Steamed top neck clams, peel-n-eat shrimp, mussels and andouille sausage served with garlic red potatoes, corn on the cob and coleslaw.
ENTREES‎
Seasoned with your choice of plain, old bay or cajun spice.
Homemade cornbread available upon request with any entrée.
Steamed crab legs
$Market
Plain
Old bay
Cajun spice
Shrimp you peel 1/2 lb $+7.99
Shrimp we peel 1/2 lb $+8.99
Snow Crab Legs
One pound portion served with garlic red potatoes, corn on the cob and coleslaw.
$Market
Plain
Old bay
Cajun spice
Shrimp you peel 1/2 lb $+7.99
Shrimp we peel 1/2 lb $+8.99
Alaskan King Crab Legs
One pound portion served with garlic red potatoes, corn on the cob and coleslaw.
BROILED AND FLAME GRILLED‎
$16.99
Caribbean Shrimp
Coconut crusted shrimp served with grilled pineapple, served with a Thai chili dipping sauce, seasoned brown rice and fresh vegetable medley.
$Market
Crabmeat $+5.00
Lobster Tail
Tender, roasted lobster tail served with drawn butter, garlic red potatoes and fresh vegetable medley.
(1) $11.99
(2) $17.99
Michael's Crab Cakes
Our homemade crab cake broiled until golden brown, served with garlic red potatoes and fresh vegetable medley.
$18.99
Sea Scallops
Jumbo broiled sea scallops seasoned your way. Choice of old bay, cajun, chipotle BBQ, scampi style, fresh cilantro butter, blackened, teriyaki or lemon pepper. Served with brown rice and fresh vegetable medley
$17.99
Crabmeat $+5.00
Fish Market Special
Your choice of any of our daily catches, seasoned your way. Choice of old bay, cajun, chipotle BBQ, scampi style, fresh cilantro butter, blackened, teriyaki or lemon pepper. Served with seasoned brown rice and fresh vegetable medley.
$19.99
Stuffed Flounder
Baked fresh flounder stuffed with our homemade crab cake, drizzled with lemon aioli sauce, served with brown rice and fresh vegetable medley.
$19.99
Galley Sampler
Your choice of any of our fresh catches of the day, seasoned your way. Choice of old bay, cajun, chipotle BBQ, scampi style, fresh cilantro butter, blackened, teriyaki or lemon pepper. Served with broiled shrimp and scallops, seasoned brown rice and fresh vegetable medley.
TURF ENTREES‎
Homemade cornbread available upon request with any entrée.
$22.99
Grilled Ribeye
Flame grilled 12 oz. Hand-cut angus ribeye steak served with garlic red potatoes and fresh vegetable medley.
$19.99
Crabmeat $+5.00
Filet Mignon
Tender 5 oz. Cut seasoned and roasted, served with garlic red potatoes and fresh vegetable medley.
$29.99
Surf and Turf Your Way
A‎ 5 oz. Tender, roasted filet mignon or a flame grilled center-cut pork chop coupled with your choice of the following: 1/2 lb. Snow crab legs, 1/2 lb. Sea scallops, one crab cake, a 4 oz. Cut of one of our fresh fish selections or 1/2 lb. Peeled and deveined shrimp. Served with garlic red potatoes and fresh vegetable medley.
$Market
Turf and Tail
A 5 oz tender, roasted filet mignon coupled with a 7 oz. Lobster tail. Served with garlic red potatoes and fresh vegetable medley.
(1) $11.99
(2) $17.99
Black and Bleu Pork Chops
2‎ center-cut chops blackened with cajun seasonings and finished with a bleu cheese cream sauce, served with garlic red potatoes, coleslaw and corn on the cob.
$13.99
Backyard BBQ
Chipotle BBQ basted grilled boneless chicken breast served with grilled fresh pineapple, garlic red potatoes, corn on the cob and slaw.
PASTA AND GRITS‎
Warm garlic bread served with all pasta dishes
$15.99
Shrimp and Grits
A southern tradition! Tender shrimp tossed in our garlic-parmesan sauce, served over house-made grit cakes, sprinkled with country smoked bacon bits and fresh tomatoes.
$16.99
Salmon and Grits
Fresh atlantic salmon, andouille sausage and sun-dried tomatoes tossed in our cajun cream sauce, served over housemade grit cakes, finished with fresh cilantro.
$15.99
Fiesta Chicken and Grits
Diced‎ chicken breast, fresh scallion, mushrooms and corn tossed in a queso cheese sauce, served over our housemade grit cakes.
$9.99
Fra Diablo
Linguini noodles tossed with our spicy marinara sauce.
$17.99
Shrimp and Crab Mac and Cheese
Tender shrimp and blue crab sautéed with smoky bacon, tossed in a 5 cheese sauce with penne pasta, baked with a parmesan breadcrumb crust.
$11.99
Penne Rachelle
Penne‎ pasta sautéed with fresh mushrooms, sun-dried tomatoes and scallions tossed in a parmesan cream sauce.
$18.99
Shrimp and Scallop Scampi
Large‎ sea scallops and shrimp sautéed in garlic-wine butter. Tossed with diced tomatoes, scallions and linguini.
$9.99
Pasta Alfredo
Linguini tossed with fresh diced tomatoes, scallions and our homemade alfredo sauce.
$10.99
Pasta Chu-Chu
Tender linguini tossed in a bayou alfredo sauce with artichoke hearts, black olives and fresh tomatoes.
DRINKS‎
$2.00
Unlimited Soft Drinks
Coke, diet coke, sprite, ginger ale, mr. pibb, root beer, pink lemonade, southern tea, fresh brewed unsweetened tea
$2.00
$3.50
Other Beverages
Shirley temple, roy rogers, orange juice, pineapple juice, cranberry juice, milk, chocolate milk, bottled water, red bull, sugar free red bull
Smoothies and milkshakes
Blended with 100% pure fruit
$4.99
Smoothie Flavors:
Strawberry,‎ banana, coconut, mango – try your favorite or create your own combo flavor!
$4.99
Milk Shake Flavors:
Strawberry, banana, chocolate, vanilla, coconut, mango – try your favorite or create your own combo flavor!
Bud
Bud Light
Bud Light Lime
Miller Lite
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
CUISINES
American, Seafood, Soups
FEATURES
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The seafood chowder was the best thing I ever ate! The oysters in the shell were wonderful! The entire meal was the best. We live two hours away and we are going to make the trip just for the food at Michaels! Best experience.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Dierdre B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have eaten here numerous times and glad we happened to pick Monday; prime rib night! Between that and the seafood chowder dinner was delicious. Tip: go early and check their website for daily specials.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank BoBoChipper
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We asked at hotel for a restaurant recommendation and Michaels is where we ended up. I really wasn’t super hungry so I just had a bowl of their chowder and it was delicious. The hubby had a crab cake and I sampled a bite of...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Z5109DLlisac
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visiting family with a toddler - 2 folks gluten intolerant - lots of options and grilled fish - an informal environment.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank AVL746
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Food was delicious but when you cant hear the person next to you because they have a group of Steeler fans watching foorball screaming at every play It ruined the whole experience. Who do you blame? Very rude people or the restaurant for not stepping...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Joseph F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Yes, it has gluten-free, wheat-free, and vegetarian options, as well as lots of seafood and fried foods if that's your thing. My only complaint is that the "drawn butter" was fake butter (oil) and was on the verge of being rancid--it was really bad, and...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank 702carlaf
Reviewed 20 December 2018

Took a 2.5 hr drive just to grab lunch, had another Carolina Beach restrauant in mind but it was closed for business so instead decided on Michael’s. They seated us as soon as we walked in and the wonderful waitress, (J) was very helpful in...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank nazarenevow
Reviewed 10 December 2018 via mobile

We have eat at Michaels several times. It’s always been good but really like what I got this time. It’s fairly easy to eat healthy here. The fresh catch (red drum) was cooked to perfection! ...and I loved the beet salad with champagne dressing.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank APtravelwithpurpose
Reviewed 21 November 2018 via mobile

During the “off season”, Michael’s Seafood does “all you can eat crab legs” on Tuesdays and it’s certainly a hit! We attended with family and were lucky to have a great server, David, who kept the legs coming without us having to ask. They don’t...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank 249judya
Reviewed 14 November 2018

WOW - I don't review a lot of restaurants but the food here was so amazing I just have to. Every single thing we ordered was incredible. The wings are huge, juicy, perfectly cooked and the homemade rubs and sauces are delicious. AND, they're baked,...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank David E
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ROIguy
11 August 2018|
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Response from beachlady3 | Reviewed this property |
Like the others have said, informal. You are at the beach! :)
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Stacy S
10 July 2018|
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Response from beachlady3 | Reviewed this property |
No. But you can still call ahead if you have a big group.
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amcarasio
9 March 2018|
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Response from Kris H | Reviewed this property |
They do have outdoor seating but I am not sure about allowing dogs.
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