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911 Lake Park Blvd N, Carolina Beach, NC 28428-4830
+1 910-458-6292
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11:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 21:00
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Greensboro, North Carolina
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 27 February 2017 via mobile

First turn off was the food was super expensive. Second turn off was the waitress. We was rushed to order and didn't feel comfortable being there. The waitress had a attitude. Will never go back.

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Thank acanter336
Cary, North Carolina, United States
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

We wanted just good ole fashioned southern seafood. Fried shrimp and scallops were wonderful!! Hot and fresh!! Would highly recommend. They were busy in February. Sure they must be packed in the summer.

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1 Thank Tracy G
NC
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159 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 118 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 February 2017

This restaurant was recommended by locals so of course it is a must. Don't expect a contemporary atmosphere; this is in the old style, family owned southern beach restaurant style and food. If this is what you are in the mood for, you can't go wrong. We would return.

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1 Thank MellynnNc
Southport
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29 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

All fried food. Just so so. Went twice don't know why I did ha. Atmosphere could use a little update

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Thank Jeanette48369
Atlanta, Georgia
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24 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 December 2016 via mobile

Since it was lunch time, I ordered an oyster sandwich instead of a plate. This came with about ten of the best fried oysters I've ever had. The breading was so light and delicate and the oysters were sweet and delicious inside. My husband enjoyed his barbecue sandwich too.

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2 Thank GeorgiaAtlanta
Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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67 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 December 2016 via mobile

If you are hungry for good seafood calabash-style, this is the place at Carolina Beach. Don't go for the atmosphere or interesting, cool service but go for good Southern seafood. Fried oysters, scallops, & shrimp- yum! Hush puppies- yum! Oyster soup- blah. Slaw- typical school cafeteria food. Fries- ok. Easy access and pretty quick service. Plenty pricy for the experience.... More 

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1 Thank HoboWannaBe
Norman, Oklahoma, United States
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 November 2016

I stopped in Bowmans on Friday night and ordered the 2 combo seafood plate. It was all good. The fried oysters were definitely my favorite part

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1 Thank Kim T
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16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 November 2016

This is a family owned restaurant that has been at Carolina Beach for many years. They are always very friendly and the staff is wonderful! The food is prepared fresh, and it was delicious. Reasonable prices, too!

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1 Thank Sarah H
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26 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 November 2016

We stopped here on our home from the beach. It was in November and we wanted to eat seafood while down. We saw this place and cars outside on a Friday afternoon so we stopped. THe food was what I expected for seafood place. We enjoyed it. I had crab cakes with mac and cheese and apple fries. My husband... More 

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Reidsville, North Carolina, United States
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36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 October 2016

I had heard lots of good things about this place from family. I was very disappointed. The fried shrimp I ordered was very greasy. Almost like they just took it out of the fryer and dumped it on the plate. Service was Ok. Lots of better seafood places in the area.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$ 10 - US$ 20
Cuisine
American, Seafood
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 21:00
Monday
11:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 21:00
Saturday
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 911 Lake Park Blvd N, Carolina Beach, NC 28428-4830
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Carolina Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 910-458-6292

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