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Pier 41 Seafood

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2401 E Elizabethtown Rd, Lumberton, NC 28358-3223
910-738-8555
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Today
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wed - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
Good for:
Families with children
Large groups
Local cuisine
Dining on a budget
Lunch
Dinner
Reservations

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Visitor rating
  • 74
    Excellent
  • 33
    Very good
  • 6
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Very good and quick

Wanted some seafood driving on I-95. This place is a very casual place. Food came out very quick and piping hot. Most of menu is fried but there are non-fried choices. Waitress very attentive. Saw they have a health department rating of A 99 (out of 100). Would definitely stop here again. They... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 25, 2015
Cathy S
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Large groups
  • Local cuisine
  • Dining on a budget
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
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117 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015 NEW

Wanted some seafood driving on I-95. This place is a very casual place. Food came out very quick and piping hot. Most of menu is fried but there are non-fried choices. Waitress very attentive. Saw they have a health department rating of A 99 (out of 100). Would definitely stop here again. They seem to do a very big take-iout... More 

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Steve R, Owner at Pier 41 Seafood, responded to this review

Cathy Thank you very much for the nice review. I am glad that you found us and that you enjoyed your dinner. I also appreciate you noticing our Health Grade. We take the cleanliness of the restaurant as seriously as we do the quality of our food. Please come see us again the next time through Lumberton. More 

Lumberton, North Carolina
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

The place was packed, so we thought there'd be a long wait. On the contrary, we were seated almost immediately! Our server Crystal promptly greeted us and took our order. During our wait for the food (which wasn't long at all), we noticed the busboys working diligently and professionally on the tables as guests cleared. These two young men were... More 

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Steve R, Owner at Pier 41 Seafood, responded to this review

Thank you for visiting Pier 41 Seafood and taking the time to write such a wonderful review. I am very happy you had a great experience. My staff does make the difference. They all work very hard to make sure you are taken care of. We hope you will come back to see us again. Thanks again. More 

Seneca, South Carolina
Top Contributor
139 reviews 139 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

We stayed overnight in Lumberton after attending a wedding in Tar Heel. As always, I checked with TA before leaving home and read the great reviews for Pier 41 and, as always, the reviews were spot on. The staff are friendly and efficient and the service was spectacular. The restaurant was spotless and our food was awesome. My husband ordered... More 

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Steve R, Owner at Pier 41 Seafood, responded to this review

WOW, what a great review. Thank you so much for taking the time to write this for us. We are very happy that you enjoyed your dinner and the service. We look forward to your return while at the beach this summer!! Happy New Year! More 

Lumberton
Contributor
12 reviews 12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

If you love fried, Calabash-style seafood this is the place for you. You will think you are at the beach, the food is fresh and delish! Staff is friendly and the tea is sweet! There are a few items for the non-seafood lover and most are offered boiled or broiled if you are staying away from fried! Yummy hushpuppies too!

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Steve R, Owner at Pier 41 Seafood, responded to this review

Harriette Thanks for the wonderful review! I am very happy that you enjoy dining with us here at the Pier. I believe your favorite items are very similar to mine all the way down to the hushpuppies and tea. I hope you have a wonderful Christmas and hopefully we will see you back here soon. God Bless! More 

Lumberton, North Carolina, United States
Reviewer
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Baked Flounder, fired shrimp, and hush puppies. Some of the best seafood this side of Calabash. Fresh pop in your mount shrimp, flaky flounder and all too much to eat.

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Steve R, Owner at Pier 41 Seafood, responded to this review

Al Thanks for the great review. Without a doubt, we won't let you leave hungry!! Thanks for your great business! More 

Santa Fe, New Mexico
Top Contributor
157 reviews 157 reviews
131 restaurant reviews
168 helpful votes 168 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

Back again after almost 3 years. Had a very nice lunch. Oyster stew, New England clam chowder, stuffed fish filet (deviled crab), fried shrimp special lunch. 2 Diners. Very good service.

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Steve R, Owner at Pier 41 Seafood, responded to this review

Hey guys Thanks for the return visit to the Pier! I am happy that you enjoyed the food and service again. Seeing that you have written over 140 reviews, I am honored that you gave us 5 stars. I appreciate your feedback as it is really helpful in running a business. I am glad to see that our billboards are... More 

Lumberton
Contributor
14 reviews 14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Owner Steve Runkle makes sure you are satisfied. He visits all his patrons while they are dining. First thing on the table is a basket of hot hushpuppies with honey/butter spread. This is not fine dining but really good fresh seafood prepared the Calabash style. His Gumbo is rich. Most times a garden salad and a bowl of his gumbo... More 

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Steve R, Owner at Pier 41 Seafood, responded to this review

Thanks for the great review. I agree on the Gumbo, it really is the bomb!! Anthony makes it from scratch every week and it is super rich and full of goodies. I am glad that you enjoyed dining with us and hopefully we will see you again. More 

Lumberton, North Carolina, United States
Reviewer
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Great price super service and great food. Do not miss this little gem in Lumberton NC. Great p;ace for family and friends.

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Steve R, Owner at Pier 41 Seafood, responded to this review

Hey guys, thanks for the great review. I am glad that you enjoyed your dinner and service. Its always nice to get a review from our local crowd. Usually the local diners don't take the time to write a review. Hopefully we will make a regular out of you!! More 

Newport News, VA
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

Checked trip advisor for restaurants in the Lumberton, NC area and it was the reviews that led us to Pier 41. The food's price and quality was exceptional as well as the service of the server, not to mention the warmth and friendliness of server and owner. This is simply a great place to dine, one that you will certainly... More 

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Steve R, Owner at Pier 41 Seafood, responded to this review

Hey guys Thanks for the wonderful review. I am glad that you enjoyed your dinner with us and that it stood up to the other reviews that you read. We are very proud to serve the traveling public and showing them how good simple Eastern NC Seafood can be. We look for ward to seeing you again on your next... More 

1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

Pier 41 was chosen as the location for the annual fellowship dinner for the Senior Citizens of our church. There were about 20 of us and we had 1 waitress but she was very efficient and attentive. Needless to say it took awhile for us to get our food but we understood. While were waiting she kept us supplied with... More 

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Steve R, Owner at Pier 41 Seafood, responded to this review

Cynthia We are so glad to have hosted your Senior Outing and even happier that everyone enjoyed their experience here. We get a lot of large groups because of our size so our servers usually get them taken care of pretty quickly. I am also happy to hear that you will be back, those are my favorite words!! Thanks again... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2401 E Elizabethtown Rd, Lumberton, NC 28358-3223
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Lumberton
  • Phone Number: 910-738-8555

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 5 - 13
  • Cuisine: American, Barbecue, Seafood

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 8:00 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

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?