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3 Boardwalk Ocean, Front, Carolina Beach, NC
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Wilmington, North Carolina
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

WE TRAVEL THAT WAY TO EAT THERE SOMETIMES TWICE A MONTH! (sometimes more if we are in area) The food is awesome, Cajun catfish, fried seafood, and her hand cut ribeyes are always our choice. Vegetables are really good also, I recommend the grilled zucchini and fried green tomatoes. The staff there is very friendly and always make you feel... More 

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Morganton, North Carolina
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16 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

Great lunch place with best shrimp and onion rings of our trip. Others in the group were pleased with their hamburgers, oysters and chicken sandwich. Fun spot!

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Olive Hill, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014 via mobile

The fried oysters and soft-shelled crabs are crisp on the outside and sweet 'n juicy on the inside. REAL southern fried green tomatoes. Fresh, unsalted slaw. We always feel welcome. It's casual with fun kitsch everywhere. When my husband doesn't have his cook (me) with him, he eats lunch there and gets a take-out for later. A real gem!

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Butler, Tennessee
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82 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

Went for dinner had the fried oysters w/sides.Oysters were cooked just right, one said the breading was a little salty,didn't notice.Sides were very good--salads, fried green tomatoes and grilled (?) green beans. Could of left off the hush puppies-tough,cold and tasteless. Service was fast,personal,and great. A very nice little out of the way place to eat

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Holly Springs, North Carolina
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

We were just wondering around and found this little place. Walked in and were seated immediately. Two adults and two kids. It appeared to be more of a bar scene but we were wrong. We ordered a fried seafood combo (clam strips, deviled crab, and crab cake), catfish sandwich, grilled chicken salad, and the chicken florentine. The chicken florentine was... More 

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Nebo, North Carolina
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

My wife my kids and myself had dinner here and were very satisfied. My wife and I shared a pick 2 fried seafood meal. Flounder and shrimp. The sides were fries and fried green tomatoes. It was extremely good and the cocktail sauce is amazing. The real stand out was the steamed shrimp appetizer. We got the half pound order.... More 

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Carolina Beach, North Carolina
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

without question olde salty's is the best restaurant/bar on the boardwalk...great service,ice cold beers and super food..they also have a side bar that stays open later after the main bar closes.they have shuffleboard,bowling,trivia,karoke,shag dancing and dj's...best part is that it's CLEAN unlike the rest

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

I moved from Wilmington,NC to Charlotte, NC in 1996. Old Salty's makes me wanna move back! I have been to Carolina Beach a million times. Don't know how I ever missed this place before, but I am soooooo thankful for "discovering" it this time! My boyfriend and I stopped as we were leaving the beach. I HAD to have the... More 

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USA
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15 reviews 15 reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

This place is close to our hotel, so we could easily walk there. Not a place I would pack up the family and drive to, but it is not as horrible as the previous reviews state. It's a little hole in the wall place that serves your typical seafood (frozen…not local) food. Most in my part got fried food….which was... More 

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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7 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

The water tasted like it came straight out of the bathroom sink. The crab cakes were TERRIBLE, it was nothing but breading and IMITATION crab meat. This was the worst place we dined at during our trip. Never again!

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Address: 3 Boardwalk Ocean, Front, Carolina Beach, NC
Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Carolina Beach
Cuisine: Seafood

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