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All 66 Carolina Beach Restaurants

Bowmans at the Beach

911 N Lake Park Blvd, Carolina Beach, NC 28428-4830
910-458-6292
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Price range: $10 - $20
Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: Seafood
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Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Delivery
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Charlotte, North Carolina
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

The flounder was just OK. The fries were soggy and limp. The hushpuppies were sweeter than donut holes. The service was fine - but only 4 booths were occupied. The price was high for what you get. I won't be back.

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Raleigh, North Carolina
Senior Contributor
28 reviews 28 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

If you like Calabash style fried seafood this is your place at Carolina Beach. Not my style but many people live it. There are other better restaurants in the area.

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Roxboro, North Carolina
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17 reviews 17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

My family ate there Saturday night while visiting in Carolina Beach. The house was packed and we had to wait a few minutes for a seat. Once seated, our drink order was taken quickly. Our waitress returned just as quickly with our tea and took our order. My wife and I both had the Sailor's special. She ordered shrimp and... More 

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Raleigh, North Carolina
Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

I hate giving a bad review almost as much as I hate eating terrible, overpriced food. I own a home on Pleasure Island and rent during the summer. Guests are always asking me for suggestions. Mine is don't eat here. I ordered the Captain's Platter, which is a selection of whiting, flounder, deviled crab, shrimp, oysters and clam strips. It... More 

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Saint Paul, Minnesota, United States
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

Casual atmosphere and nothing on the menu that is not deep-fried but the shrimp cocktail. A bit overpriced for the quality.

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Horatio, Arkansas, United States
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14 reviews 14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014 via mobile

Sometimes you just need some fried fish and this is the place to get it. The service is good and the fish was tasty. The prices are good and I got more than I could eat. It might not look like too much on the outside, but it has some goodies on the inside. I like the fact that they... More 

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Flat Rock, North Carolina
Top Contributor
102 reviews 102 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

Not recommen worth the time or money. Three. Of us weee eating no one even ate half their food. All food is fried and no to little taste. Even my 8 year old grandson wouldn't eat his meal.

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Montreal, Canada
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

We ate here on Saturday night. Everyone in our party of 4 got severe food poisoning. Everything in this restaurant is deep fried. If you are looking for fresh seafood this is probably not the best choice. That being said the service was friendly and efficient. However, we were beyond disappointed with this Carolina Beach "favourite".

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Oxford, North Carolina
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14 reviews 14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

First time to Carolina Beach. Had family and friends tell some of the good places to eat. And for them to tell us figured they must be good and they were right. You got to at least once go to Bowman's Seafood and will be glad you did. We were and will go back again. Wasn't a very big place... More 

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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98 reviews 98 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
139 helpful votes 139 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

I ordered the Shrimp burger and it was so good. Lots of shrimp on bun and some on the plate. Hubby got a seafood plate and although it was good it was a bit pricey. We got the two meals, a water and a tea, no appertizers and the tab was $32.00 for two people. But service was fast and... More 

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Additional Information about Bowmans at the Beach

Address: 911 N Lake Park Blvd, Carolina Beach, NC 28428-4830
Phone Number: 910-458-6292
Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Carolina Beach
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 - 10:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 10 - 20
Cuisine: Seafood

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