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American, Bar
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Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
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Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service, Beach
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Walked in with my Hispanic fiancée and I’m Caucasian the bar tender and waitress wouldn’t even look our way refused to acknowledge us by any means. Stood there for almost 5 minutes still refused to speak and or look our way. This is off season...and was no more then 12 ppl inside the establishment. The vibe wasn’t comfortable at all. Wouldn’t return if it was the only restaurant in the area. Very disgraceful to have disrespectful and unprofessional staff.More

Date of visit: March 2021
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Reviewed October 12, 2020

We were in OC for 9 days. Most places are just phoning in the cooking. This was GOOD, old fashioned pub style midwest comfort food!! Very scenic inside and out. (Has a gift shop, too.) We loved that the decor had ZERO reference to the...beach, sea shells, ocean, etc. Our french onion soup was the bombbbb! My salad was super fresh! Husband got the American burger and took half home. It's HUGE. He's still raving about the burger and fries. NICEST wait staff in OC! We will be back - I want that shrimp!More

Date of visit: October 2020
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Reviewed October 9, 2020

Food was good although my 1 pound of shrimp was kind of bland tasting. The cocktail sauce is what made the flavor. They were also rubbery. The rest of the food was pretty good. On point with keeping customers socially distanced and tables clean. As...for the phenomenal sights, the waitresses....WOW!! Especially the blonde. My wife smacked me many times that night and I deserved it. I would definitely go back although next time I would request a seat in the blondes section. Smile be happy.More

Date of visit: October 2020
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Reviewed September 26, 2020

We ate here on our first night in OC. Great choice! I had boiled shrimp and they were delicious. My mom had the crab cake sandwich and my husband and I had burgers. Cheap eats in OC and good drinks. The tables outside are gliders...and super cute. Great dinner for our first night on vacation!More

Date of visit: September 2020
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Reviewed September 26, 2020 via mobile

RACIST ESTABLISHMENT I walked up to the bar to place a to go order 1. Bartender saw me approach the bar and did not welcome me. I did not take that any way at first because I thought maybe she was just busy. I then...politely asked where I can place a to-go order and she sternly stated “with me, after him” while pointing to another customer. I sat down as I waited for my turn to place my order and she comes over to me and states that I cant sit there. So i then ask where I can sit and she proceeds to ask me if im 21 and I tell her yes (I am 22 years old). She then says I cant sit there because of the covid restrictions WHICH I UNDERSTAND....But then when I asked where I can sit she states that I cant sit I have to stand! This would’ve been okay if I wasnt the ONLY individual placing a to go order being forced to stand. Also why is it that the other individual (non black) waiting to place an order sitting at the bar? I felt very offended and embarrassed in front of other customers there because they were clearly not given the attitude and I was given so I walked out and I heard her saying “okayyy” in a very annoyed tone. I said nothing rudely or disrespectful for this woman to treat me the way she did But it got worse.... I asked the host (An older woman named Erica) if there was a manager available and she stated he (James) was in the kitchen. She did ask if there was an issue and as I was explaining my poor experience with the bartender she rudely interrupted me to give an excuse of the bartender being “tired”. If she was truly concerned why not hear my concerns instead of immediately comment up with an excuse? Well I am “tired” of individuals being biased because of a customers skin color and being told different information than other customers! Every human deserves the same respect you give any other customer! I will gladly keep my money and never return here again.More

Date of visit: September 2020
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Reviewed September 12, 2020

we ate at Big Pecker's twice during labor day week. The wait during the pandemic was not long. we sat outside, food was wonderful and bigger portions then Brass Balls on the boardwalk. I recommend trying to tacos and burgers.

Date of visit: September 2020
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Reviewed August 23, 2020

I just had lunch.. i had the reuben it was "great" compared to a few other places. wife had a crab cake sandwich which she enjoyed i never write reviews but give this place a shot. plenty of food for the price, i am still...stuffed and i can eat!!! the staff was great very pleased!!More

Date of visit: July 2020
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Reviewed August 1, 2020

I ordered the California Salad and when it came to the table the salad did not have most the ingredients! When I pointed it out to the waitress her response was "Oh we're out of that and I forgot to tell you.;

Date of visit: August 2020
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Reviewed July 31, 2020 via mobile

We ate here because my teenage son got to pick a place to eat...To our surprise, the food was really good. The ambiance was cool with outdoor swing tables & the service was spot on. The quality of the food was a nice surprise. Yes...the burgers are frozen patties, but the taste was delicious. The Reuben was one of the best we have tasted & the teenagers were happy to leave with a shirt!🤦‍♂️More

Date of visit: July 2020
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Reviewed July 31, 2020 via mobile

Went here with family on softball tournament week. Pretty good food. Nothing extraordinary. Pulled pork was decent. Wife loved the chicken salad wrap. Kids liked their food also. Went to the gift shop afterwards to get our “Big Peckers” shirts. All in all, decent food,...decent price.More

Date of visit: July 2020
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Greg U
July 5, 2018|
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Response from Christina B | Reviewed this property |
No. But the food makes up for it.
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Jazzy1949
July 17, 2017|
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Response from Christina V | Reviewed this property |
I don't think the restrooms are handicapped accessible.
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JB R
February 11, 2017|
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Response from RoryA82 | Reviewed this property |
Nope, I don't think they do.
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