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Jay's Seafood Restaurant

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40439 Stoney Gap road, Albemarle, NC 28001
(704) 982-5814
4:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun 11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Thu - Sat 4:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Good seafood at a reasonable price. They have a buffet that in addition to salad and seafood, has southern comfort foods and choices for dessert. My husband likes the buffet. I am probably in the minority and actually order from the menu because they are one of the few places I have found who do broiled seafood well. Which leads... More 

Thank Colleen L
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101 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Tried to stop while on vacation. Line was out the door and we couldn't even see the hostess stand. Might've been the after church crowd? They must be something real special. We won't know. Ate elsewhere.

Thank Chris B
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141 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016 via mobile

My family and I love to eat here. The buffet is fantastic. So many, many choices even for the pickiest of eaters. The buffet has a variety of meat entrees, vegetables, a salad bar, soups, and desserts. My two youngest children love the chocolate and/or vanilla ice cream dispenser! We always enjoy our mealtimes at Jay's Seafood!

Thank TravelingAngelaDawn
Fayetteville, North Carolina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2016 via mobile

I've had worse seafood on the coast. This place was a nice casual dining experience. Good selection of fish and can be cooked a variety of ways. Busy place and the flounder was excellent!

Thank Mikbaidak
Charlotte, North Carolina
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85 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2016

Always looking for a place to eat near Lake Tillery so finally tried Jay's. We arrived for the Sunday brunch and the place was packed. Every southern home cooked dish...fatback, chicken and pastry, fried chicken, fried catfish, fried chicken livers, fried okra, popcorn shrimp, biscuits, Mac and cheese....and so many others all on an all you can eat buffet..... The... More 

Thank wahini79
Albemarle, North Carolina
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10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2016

Visited this past Friday . The item we usually get was 9.99...now it had increased to 10.99. The food and staff are great, but price increase will make it have to be fewer times we get to go.

Thank KathyH8159
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2016 via mobile

Me and my family have been dining here for years. The food is always hot and fresh, the service always good.

Thank picky eater 704
Charlotte, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2015

Great local family business. With all the local specialties that melt in your mouth. Truly a great visit. If you love seafood this is the place for some family style seafood delights. They have enough options to satisfy dietary preferences which is always a winner. Staff is courteous and the environment is cozy and very comfortable. There are two locations,... More 

Thank AwesomeYou
Wilmington, North Carolina
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25 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

Decided to check it out after positive reviews, and so glad we did! My hubby and I had the buffet which consisted of down home dishes to die for! Flounder, okra and tomatoes, melt in your mouth meatloaf were just a few of my favs, but what sent it over the top was the service! We had a great waitress... More 

Thank Rhondalynne121
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29 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

If you like corn meal battered fish, this is the place to go. It is an out of the way fish camp that is hard to find. It is out in the middle of nowhere.

Thank Tina H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
Seafood, American
Restaurant features
Takeout, Waitstaff, Seating
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 8:30 pm
4:00 pm - 9:30 pm
4:00 pm - 9:30 pm
4:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 40439 Stoney Gap road, Albemarle, NC 28001
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Albemarle
  • Phone Number: (704) 982-5814

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