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All 33 Calabash Restaurants

Ella's Restaurant

1148 River Rd Sw, Calabash, NC 28467
(910) 579-6728
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Ranked #12 of 33 Restaurants in Calabash
Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Cuisines: American
Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner
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Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner
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Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
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62 reviews 62 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014 NEW

As a local [20 miles] I have eaten there since I was a little boy (I'm now 70+). I have tried most of the other seafood restaurants in Calabash and I always return to Ella's simply because, they serve the very best seafood in the area, always with a smile and at a reasonable price

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North Carolina
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118 reviews 118 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
81 helpful votes 81 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014 NEW

For fresh 'fish camp' seafood, you can't go wrong with Ella's in Calabash! It's our place to go for delicious seafood at the beach, and it's great every time! Stay away from all of those seafood buffet places along the main drag that overcharge...they are not worth it. Ella's is the real deal!

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Camden, South Carolina
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014 NEW

Ella's is a place where locals dine and it's been there for years. We had lunch there and the service was outstanding. We split an appetizer of raw oysters and I had a small seafood platter and my wife had flounder and fried oysters. Food perfectly prepared.

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Kingsport, Tennessee
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47 reviews 47 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

Made the long trek from Surfside Beach to Calabash, NC, through a million Myrtle Beach red lights to sample the seafood at Ella's. It was worth every minute, every mile, and every red light. Recommended to us by a friend, it proved to be the best dining experience of our vacation. The food was delicious, economical, and the lunch serving... More

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Hillsborough, North Carolina
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50 reviews 50 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Our party of 11 ate lunch at Ella's on October 3, 2014. The food and service were fantastic. We got in with a minimum of wait and had a wonderfully attentive waitress. The fried shrimp were delightful and the portion sizes were on the large side. I highly recommend Ella's for fresh Calabash style seafood.

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Shelby, North Carolina
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

Great Calabash seafood, freshly caught, deep fried, and lots of it. Huge scallops, calabash (that's "tiny") shrimp, deviled crabs... We didn't have them, but there were several people around us enjoying large orders of oysters and king crab legs. Calabash, NC is just across the NC/SC state line, and less than 30 miles from Myrtle Beach, SC.

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Canton, Ga.
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15 reviews 15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

Cute restaurant near the waterway in Calanash. Customer service was outstanding and the shrimp melts in your mouth. Love the cute double hushpuppies. Look on the table for the special lunch prices. Will go back again and again.

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3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

The seafood platter is delicious! Huge scallops, lots of shrimp, clams and flaky tender fish that tastes like it was just caught that day! Be sure to come hungry but you probably will still need a takeout plate to enjoy the rest of your dinner the next day. The hush puppies are super special and they bring you out a... More

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Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

My husband and I have been to Ella's many times in the past. We have ALWAYS enjoyed great service and food. We have even recommended Ella's or have brought friends to dine with us. This past Saturday (approx. 4pm) we were in the area and were debating on eating at Ella's or another restaurant on our way home... and we... More

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Mebane, North Carolina
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15 reviews 15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

We spent the weekend in Little River to do some fishing (too bad the fish were on vacation, too). On exploration of Calabash we noticed the parking lot at Ella's was packed. Since we had just finished dinner at another restaurant we made a mental note to come back the next night. We had a late lunch after our unsuccessful... More

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Additional Information about Ella's Restaurant

Address: 1148 River Rd Sw, Calabash, NC 28467
Phone Number: (910) 579-6728
Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Calabash
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Cuisine: American

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