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All 11 Holden Beach Restaurants

Castaways Raw Bar and Grill

112 Ocean Blvd. West, Holden Beach, NC
910-842-5743
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Ranked #5 of 11 Restaurants in Holden Beach
Cuisines: American, Seafood, Bar, Oyster Bar
Good for: Outdoor seating, Scenic view
Dining options: Late Night
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Good for: Outdoor seating, Scenic view
Dining options: Late Night

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English first
Liberty, North Carolina, United States
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

We recently had CASTAWAYS cater the Rehearsal Dinner for our son's wedding. It was absolutely delicious! Everyone raved over the food, salad, everything! Sherry made it so easy for me to enjoy our special day. She thought of everything, including sauces, condiments, etc. I cannot say enough to express my deepest thanks for all they did and the food was... More

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

The outdoor dining porch is nice. As clean as you expect a bar to be, but the view and breeze are enjoyable. What is NOT ACCEPTABLE is the FOOD!!!! Everything was average AT BEST! Got the crab and shrimp Mac and Cheese and there was no crab in it, and the shrimp tasted like it was frozen from the grocery... More

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Fayetteville, North Carolina
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

Had the seafood Mac and cheese after reading reviews here and it was rich and creamy and delicious. Visited on 9-20-14 to celebrate my birthday during a girls weekend trip. The music was fun. Great mix of people - from toddlers to seniors. Everyone seemed to be having fun. Only drawback is the layout of the restrooms.

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22 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

4 of us had dinner there Saturday night and really enjoyed it. My husband really liked his baby back ribs...surprising delicious for a seafood place, but the fries weren't anything special. My peel and eat shrimp were perfectly seasoned and really good, and my side salad was above and beyond the usual "lettuce with a tomato slice" you usually get... More

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Charleston, South Carolina
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17 reviews 17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

Seafood Mac n cheese was great. Sausage/shrimp was great. Grouper wrap was decent. I was surprised that they don't offer any fried food. Atmosphere was perfect. We watched NFL game and there were plenty of large tv's. Service was great.

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7 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

My husband and I moved to Supply in May 2014 and have been to castaways at least 10 times since then. Everyone that comes to visit, that's where we take them. I loved the lobster ravioli, almond crusted talapia too. Some days we just go for a restful drink on their upstairs deck that overlooks the ocean.

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Holden Beach, North Carolina
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

This was our second visit - We are locals and decided to give Castaways a second chance after dining there soon after the restaurant opened. On the first visit, we had burgers - nothing special. This time I had shrimp tacos. Tasteless, translucent, small shrimp (4). The owner addressed my complaint and affirmed that the shrimp were imported, frozen, peeled... More

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Cary, NC
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91 reviews 91 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

My wife and I went for a late evening dinner and opted for the rooftop seating option. Their beer and drink selection was quite good for the beach and the menu was pretty broad as long as you like seafood. I don't, but there were three options that would have both worked for me. I opted for the buffalo chicken... More

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4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

Can't beat great food, great atmosphere, & a great ocean view! Some go for the bar; we go for the food. One of our all-time favorites at Holden!

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Fayetteville, North Carolina
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53 reviews 53 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

This is really a review for 2-3 visits. After our episode last year with the bad crab dip, we did decide to go back here on our July 4th visit. The waiter suggested the Seafood Mac n Cheese - we had seen it on the menu before but thought "Mac n Cheese" - really? But we tried it and it... More

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