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Skippers Fish Fry

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1001 E Williams St, Apex, NC 27502-2160
919-303-2400
Today
11:00 am - 8:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 9:30 pm

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  • 35
    Excellent
  • 30
    Very good
  • 6
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Hit the Spot

My wife and I stumbled upon Skipper's on our drive back from Pinehurst. It's location is very convenient. We did not know what to expect, but gave it a shot based on all of the positive Yelp! reviews. We were impressed. The food was cheap, quick and delicious. This was exactly what we were... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 3, 2015
CDerham
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Cheshire, Connecticut
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Cheshire, Connecticut
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015 NEW

My wife and I stumbled upon Skipper's on our drive back from Pinehurst. It's location is very convenient. We did not know what to expect, but gave it a shot based on all of the positive Yelp! reviews. We were impressed. The food was cheap, quick and delicious. This was exactly what we were looking for to refuel our tanks... More 

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Apex, North Carolina
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26 reviews 26 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

Good fried seafood and oysters but they are definitely not #1 in my book. It's good for a quick fish dinner. Very informal and served in disposable cardboard containers. Portions are ample and taff is friendly

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Raleigh
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

Don't let the simple exterior fool you, there is a real surprise inside: The Food. Simply the best seafood we have found other than at a seaside or island location. Don't think traditional "fried" food (with grease-laden and thick outside breading). There was not a trace of grease on any of our fried items (catfish, flounder, shrimp) and the breading... More 

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Apex, North Carolina
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

First time there - friendly service, hot food, great fried haddock, fries and I enjoyed the cole slaw. Enjoyed a cold beer as well and plenty of seating. Really impressed by the friendly servers too.

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Apex, North Carolina
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Freash fish at a great value. We have eaten here several times and have never been disappointed. Plus, the place is always clean. Note: it is best to eat-in as takeaway fried fish doesn't travel well.

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Apex, North Carolina
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Everyone who lives in Apex knows Skipper's serves up great fried seafood. But if you're gluten free, I highly recommend their grilled seafood instead. You can order their combo of grilled flounder and shrimp and have enough to take home for lunch the next day.

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Apex, NC
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Skippers is an institution in Apex. They serve up tasty meals that are always plentiful and fresh. Get the "Fish" sandwich, pretty basic, but it's massive and delicious.

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Apex, North Carolina
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

I tend to stay away from fried foods, but the fish here is great. I give it excellent because of its price point. There is better seafood, but it's more expensive, although I think all seafood is pricey. (for a reason obviously)

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Apex, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Nothing fancy, just good food. The fried fish tacos are the best I've had anywhere. The t-shirts are cool too.

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Greensboro, North Carolina
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

The food was okay but the tarter sauce was nasty. Everyone was nice up until one incident. I was here with my husband, 9 year old daughter, and her 9 year old friend. My daughters friend was getting ketchup from the ketchup pump and spilled some on her hand and about a quarter sized drop on the floor below the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1001 E Williams St, Apex, NC 27502-2160
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Apex
  • Phone Number: 919-303-2400

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Seafood
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm

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