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Skippers Fish Fry

1001 E Williams St, Apex, NC 27502-2160
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Ranked #4 of 110 restaurants in Apex
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Seafood
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84% Recommend
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English first
Greenville, South Carolina
13 reviews 13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014 NEW

Had lobster chowder-cold. Fried shrimp-no flavor, flounder-better than shrimp, fried okra-best thing. $37 for 2 of us. Shoulda went somewhere else

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Greensboro, North Carolina
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187 reviews 187 reviews
185 restaurant reviews
79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

This is not your typical Southern fried seafood place - there is no wait staff, you order at the front, pay, and give them your name (never know whether it should be first or last name - since I barely know them, I make it last). Ambiance definitely takes a back seat here. You fill your drink, collect plastic "silverware",... More

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Durham, North Carolina
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40 reviews 40 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

We tried Skippers for lunch to see what it was all about, and we were pleasantly surprised with the both the friendly service, and the quality of food. I had fried clams with onion rings, and my wife had grilled shrimp. Both were delicious. The fried clam basket was overflowing with fried goodness. The flavor of the grilled shrimp was... More

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Apex, North Carolina
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42 reviews 42 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014 via mobile

I've been to Skippers twice, the first time I enjoyed the fish tacos...yummy. Served three ways...baked, fried or blackened again yummy. Last visit was with entire family. The mean enjoyed fish and chips. I tried the baby shrimp platter. I should of gotten the portion which was the baby shrimp and three hush puppies...ladies plenty of food trust me. What... More

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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

I've eaten in only once or twice...place is small and looks more like typical fast food spot. So often get food to take out. Example...lunch: fish sandwich. You're eating way too much if you can handle the huge filet (literally platter size) and feel full! Good quality. They'd just added a raw bar. Sides are good. Counter service is speedy... More

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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

We have eaten at Skippers many times as well as ordered take out. Our meals have always been great. We usually get the onion platters and have plenty of leftovers.

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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

High Quality Fish platter, Fish Sandwich or Claim Chowder with all the trimmings cooked well and served fresh and hot. Friendly service at a fair price.

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Holly Springs, North Carolina
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23 reviews 23 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2014

Have been here several times. This time was for lunch with my wife. She ordered the Fish Sandwich. It had not one but TWO huge, delicious fillets. I had the combo with scallops and clam strips which was piled high. If you go here though you really should try the Lobster Bisque, it has plenty of visible chunks of lobster.... More

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63 reviews 63 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2014

Family owned, great taste, large portions, good prices. Agree with other reviews that the batter isn't heavy and the frying isn't greasy. My husband and I generally split the 3 choice combination platter (we choose cod, scallops and baby shrimp) and are more than satisfied and full. For those who just won't eat their seafood breaded and fried, Tuesday after... More

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New Bern , NC
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9 reviews 9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2014

I'm originally from the Syracuse, NY area and when ever we visit Cary we always stop at Skippers..... they have the best German hot dogs and coneys ...... also can't pass up the haddock diners.... the best

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