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Big Daddy's Restaurant

206 K Ave, Kure Beach, NC 28449
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Ranked #6 of 8 restaurants in Kure Beach
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English first
Wilmington, North Carolina
11 reviews 11 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014 NEW

The food isn't bad, but the reason I only gave it an average is that they water down their alcoholic beverages and their prices for the food you get are high. So, you don't feel like you really got a good deal after eating here. They can rectify that by either REALLY making the food unforgettable, or they should lower... More

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Jamestown, NC
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67 reviews 67 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014 NEW

I was skeptical taking the entire family especially since my family owns a restaurant. The food was really good and my parents went back for a second time during their stay and once again enjoyed it.

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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

Food was ok, but overpriced. Service was ok, but not spectacular. Outside seating area looked nice (but it was raining), but that was probably the best thing it had going for it.

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Mount Airy, North Carolina
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23 reviews 23 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

Big Daddy's is a local favorite, and deservingly so because the seafood there is delicious. The shrimp, in particular, are my favorite. The prices are a bit steep in comparison to the same quality and portions at other local institutions.

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Top Contributor
56 reviews 56 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

We've been to Kure Beach on several occasions but had never tried Big Daddy's until this year. We were impressed with the food and the service...and sorry we waited til this year to try it. Excellent seafood and a great view from the outside dining section. The service was beyond reproach. We'll make it a regular stop now.

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Durham, North Carolina
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

We ordered takeout one evening and had on our Darlings by The Sea room deck with the ocean in the background.

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Wake Forest, North Carolina
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6 reviews 6 reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2014

The food was in very small quantities for the price. Then the food really wasn't outstanding. It was extremely over priced and has really went downhill from when I used to go here in my younger days. The person at my motel also said that was mainly the only restaurant to stay away from.

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Wilmington, North Carolina
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52 reviews 52 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014

Our party of 5 ordered Fried Seafood platters. All plates were plentiful. They have a senior's and children's menu. At one time, they had a salad bar, but that has been removed, the server said. Our server was very attentive, returning to the table several times to refill beverages. The restaurant is across the street from the beach and the... More

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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25 reviews 25 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014

Outside seating was a perfect blend of shade and sun. I got the filet and shrimp and the wife got the crab cake sandwich. Both were good. I didn't want one of the provided sides and they gladly substituted it for something I preferred. Never had to ask for a drink refill (which is a way I gauge service). The... More

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Erwin, North Carolina
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2014

My husband had the most rancid! and Rotten! steak I have ever tasted or smelled. It tasted so bad I'm sure it was green before they grilled it. The waitress and manager were nice and comped both our meals but me and my husband will not forget that taste, it lingered in our mouths and made me queasy.

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