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Twin Lakes Seafood Restaurant

102 Sunset Boulevard North, Sunset Beach, NC 28468
+1 910-579-6373
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Ranked #3 of 14 Restaurants in Sunset Beach
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $0 - $19
Cuisines: American, Seafood
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Good for: Outdoor seating
Dining options: Reservations
Description: For over 40 years, Twin Lakes Seafood has been serving up the finest in seafood and atmosphere on the Carolina coast. Ronnie and Clarice Holden welcome guests from all over the country to taste the best in Carolina cuisine.So, for a little taste of Southern hospitality (coastal style) ...come add a little paradise to your evening at Twin Lakes Seafood...where sunsets are always complimentary.
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English first
Senior Contributor
46 reviews 46 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014 NEW

Of all the seafood restaurants we have tried in our almost 30 years of visiting this area, we always end up back here. The choices are numerous (not everything is fried), there is a good selection of wines and beer and they offer petite plates which satisfy without stuffing. Favorites are: shrimp and grits, blackened flounder and shrimp and crab... More

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Fayetteville, North Carolina
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

I really wanted to like this place but it just didn't work out. I got the fried seafood platter which turned out to be a piece of flounder. No seasoning no crispness dry. Someone with me got the shrimp and grits it had like five shrimp and at least a whole bag of grits in a large serving bowl. Dry... More

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Lexington, South Carolina
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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

We were looking for some seafood and Twin Lakes was suggested by a local. We went and really enjoyed the scenery. We were met with enthusiasm by the staff and they provided great service throughout our visit. The hush puppies were excellent, but the rest of the seafood was about average (we tried fried shrimp, some cajun seasoned fish, and... More

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Oshawa, Canada
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16 reviews 16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Worth a visit if you are looking for a nice seafood meal. View was special and it felt great to be right on the water for our meal.

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Asheville, NC
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286 reviews 286 reviews
215 restaurant reviews
116 helpful votes 116 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

In our humble opinions, Sunset Beach is not a foodies destination, so we lament the fact that there are really no exceptional restaurants at our favorite beach. Therefore we have learned to manage our expectations prior to arrival. Twin Lakes is one of the better locations of a restaurant as it is right on the waterway, so if you can... More

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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20 reviews 20 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

Very friendly staff, our waitress was great. Two of us got rare tuna and it was awesome. One got a steam pot and was disappointed with the quantity of food. The flounder wasn't very good either. We were disappointed with the prices, pretty high. Pros and cons!

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Clear Spring, Maryland
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

Trying to escape the hustle and bustle of Myrtle Beach? Travel 20 miles North to the mainland of Sunset Beach, N.C. You will find a family owned establishment with employees that have been there for more than the summer. Along with that comes food that has stood the test of time. The fresh catch of the day, flounder, was served... More

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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23 reviews 23 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

I never understand why a restaurant on the water uses frozen seafood. If the fish wasn't frozen then I would simply rate it as lousy cold fish. The shrimp that went with it were those little shrimp you find on Chinese buffets. Disappointing for sure. On a happier note, the martini was good and our sweet waitress Carla was wonderfully... More

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Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

We came here for our last meal at the beach I wanted it to be good ! But boy was I in for a surprise the flounder was so under seasoned I thought cardboard would have been better!!!!! The sweet tea was a little sweet.... The meal was just not good the coleslaw was so odd I just did not... More

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Calabash, North Carolina
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

To the gentlemen who said TL is "dirty", shame on you. As a local double shame on you. Everytime I have ever visited Twin Lakes for dinner the restaurant is always clean, the staff friendly and helpful. Full of smiling faces and excellent food. As a local I have gone to this establishment on a regular basis and have always... More

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