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Pop's Raw Bar & Restaurant

48967 Nc Highway 12, Buxton, Hatteras Island, NC 27920
252-995-7734
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Ranked #8 of 20 restaurants in Buxton
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Seafood
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
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Madison, Wisconsin
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35 reviews 35 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014 NEW

Pop's is a great local eating spot. No chain appeal here, just the basics with great food and cold beer. They serve a variety of local seafood and cook it to perfection. A must see while on the Outer Banks.

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Princeton, NJ
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45 reviews 45 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014 NEW

Gristleburgers. Bottled beer only. Supposedly the shrimp were fresh and good but I am allergic to them, so no shrimp for me. Even the french fries had this sort of rancid, sour taste, like nobody had changed the oil in the deep fryer this year. Won't go back.

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Hockessin, Delaware, United States
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014 NEW

Pop's is not fancy...but they have the best seafood you will ever find! It is fun and casual - perfect for the beach!

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Belmont, North Carolina
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014 via mobile

A great little place that is very apparent a local hangout. We came in to a packed house, waited for a few minutes for a free table for 2 and 2 spots at the bar. We had good service.....even though there was only 1 waitress serving everyone in the place, including at the bar!!! Great local seafood: Steamed Spice Shrimp... More

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Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

What a fantastic place. Came into bar and asked if they would put World Cup on one of the screens and they did. Eventually, after Nascar race over all screens were put on all screens. Even turned off music so we could listen to game. What customer service! Peel and eat shrimp were off the chain. Ended up getting 2... More

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Circleville, Ohio
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

If you want simple and local this is the perfect place. We shared the platter and everything was delicious! Nothing fancy but we couldn't of been more satisfied. The service and food were great.

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Bellevue, Washington
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203 reviews 203 reviews
126 restaurant reviews
109 helpful votes 109 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

We happened to find this place when looking for a late dinner and weren't disappointed. The atmosphere is something between a honky tonk roadhouse and a biker bar, but that only adds to the surprise when the food and service are so good. The steamed shrimp and scallops were wonderful and the grilled flounder dinner was huge. No draft beer... More

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Pickens
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19 reviews 19 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

We had heard this place was good. We gave it a try. It was so good. It's just a small little bar & grill that was full of locals. Prices were good & that had a large selection of seafood to choose from. I would suggest if you want something that has a good environment!

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Baltimore, Maryland, USA
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11 reviews 11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

looking for the best dive on the island this is it. super clean, friendly and great local seafood. no bigger than your living room Pops does everything right for locals or pale invaders.

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Apex, North Carolina
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18 reviews 18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014

Little bar but big cheeseburgers and fries served quick. Good lunch option in Buxton. Lots of other options on the menu so if you want seafood instead they have it as well. Seemed to be a local hangout.

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