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Holland's Shelter Creek


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Certificate of Excellence2016 Winner

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$5 - $15
Lunch, Dinner
American, Seafood
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Outdoor Seating, Serves Alcohol
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All reviews oysters ice cream hush puppies fresh seafood cajun catfish deviled crab french fries sandwiches the river hummingbird feeders portions are huge beautiful view overlooking the water the wait staff green beans drive country
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Reviewed November 27, 2018

This is quite possibly the best seafood to be found within an hour drive of my home. The Cajun catfish is the absolute best! The staff is friendly and who can resist getting an ice cream cone on the way out. The restaurant was flooded...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Stephanie S
Reviewed October 1, 2018

Hurricane Flo flooded out Holland's, so it will be closed for quite awhile. They *are* planning to rebuild, and it will be even better I am sure! This is a family business that has been a beloved Pender County staple for many years- we are...More

Date of visit: September 2018
3  Thank RoseWrye
Reviewed August 8, 2018

Overall a pleasant lunch. Most plates are fried but you can get grilled. Plates are $13 for small and $14.75 for large - and the servings are generous. Sandwiches are around $8. Beautiful view from the back and the nice deck. There is also hand...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank papa60bear
Reviewed July 2, 2018 via mobile

We had an early dinner while traveling back to the beach on highway 50/53. I had the "Senior Catfish" w/ okra & Slaw, my wife had "Shrimp w/ Green Beans & Okra. Both the Catfish & Shrimp were excellent, the Okra is also good, but...More

Date of visit: July 2018
2  Thank GeorgeH-LI_NY-ExPat
Reviewed May 26, 2018

Rustic resturant overlooking the water, serving up fresh fish and seafood. The Cajun catfish is light, flavorful and plentiful. The seafood platters are huge- and nothing is overcooked. I've had the shrimp, scallops, oysters, deviled crab...and, of course, the catfish. Great stop on the way...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank RoseWrye
Reviewed April 28, 2018

My husband and I ate here for the first time today. The food was hot and fresh. Portions are huge. The wait staff was prompt and kept checking on us. We had no complaints. We will be returning.

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank Paula J
Reviewed February 28, 2018

Great family owned restaurant. Never had a bad meal in over 20 years. Great food, great service, great atmosphere. Get a back table so you can see the river. The shrimp and fish with bowl of clam chowder is fantastic.

Date of visit: February 2018
1  Thank gtadennis
Reviewed February 4, 2018 via mobile

As good of fried seafood as you will get anywhere. Wife ordered the Oyster and Scallops combo and I got the Oyster and Catfish. The oysters were cooked perfectly, Golden brown and crispy on the inside and juices on the inside. They were also huge...More

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank Terry P
Reviewed February 3, 2018 via mobile

Went for lunch on a Saturday. Friendly and fast service. We each had the small portions - I had shrimp and my hubby had oysters. Came with slaw, hush puppies and fries. Cost was $30 for both and well worth it. Definite repeat.

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank sensgirl67
Reviewed December 16, 2017 via mobile

We had the small combination of shrimp and oysters. It was cooked absolutely perfect. I don’t like my oysters over cooked. They were large, very moist and perfectly flavored with very light breading. The shrimp were also lightly breaded. I was amazed at the generous...More

Date of visit: December 2017
Thank Linda S
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