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Captain Nance's Seafood

9939 Nance St, Calabash, NC 28467
910-579-2574
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Ranked #24 of 33 Restaurants in Calabash
Cuisines: Seafood
Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner
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Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner
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English first
Florida
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16 reviews 16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

We drove from Myrtle Beach as we were looking for calabash seafood and found this restaurant. We waited for about 15 minutes, so we figured it must be good if you have to wait and saw some reviews that listed it as good. I ordered the lunch special of shrimp and fish. I have NEVER seen shrimp so small -... More

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Appomattox, Virginia, United States
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

The fresh broiled Tuna steak was awesome, love the hush puppies with the sweet honey butter. My niece loved the food too.

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Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

Today the food was good and the waitress was friendly it's a good place if your from here or out of town

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1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014 via mobile

The service was not great. 1 server to wait on 19 people is rediculous. The server we had was the only good thing about the entire night. He did the best he could do under the circumstances. The hostess set us outside and no one ever came out to wait on us. We had to come back in to get... More

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Ball Ground, Georgia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Made a point to go out of our way to eat there after leaving Myrtle Beach. This restaurant was recommended to us. Shrimp was so tiny you had mostly breading and lots of grease. The service was even worse. Would never return. Bad, bad, bad!

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Lewis center
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

The food seemed frozen and not fresh most stuff only came fried. Our waitress was eating at another table while serving us and another family

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Hickory
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

I realize that Calabash is a busy place filled with tourists, but their food is awful. My family has agreed to never visit here again.

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Harker Heights
Top Contributor
67 reviews 67 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

Tried Captain Nance's for the first time and it was average for Calabash. I usually go to Elle's, but wanted a view of the marsh since Nance's is down by the water. But they really don't have a view unless you are right at the windows, which are not that large (as compared to Dockside). I had the fish/shrimp lunch... More

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2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

The food was terrible. Certainly not fresh from the sea. Service was terrible. I've eaten at buffetts with better quality. How do you mess up fried?

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Columbia, South Carolina
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

An amazing view and casual atmosphere combined with a great lunch special make Capt Nance's the choice Calabash destination. Being a land lubber I can not personally vouch for the seafood but their hush puppies are the best I've ever had.

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