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Captain Nance's Seafood

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9939 Nance St, Calabash, NC 28467-2715
+1 910-579-2574
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Grove City, Ohio
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10 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

They start you off with baskets of delicious hush puppies and creamy butter. Then they have so many delicious choices of seafood to choose from. The sauteed or fried shrimp is very tasty, you can't go wrong with either of them. If you order any steak I would suggest being very specific on how you would like it cooked, I... More 

Thank kelsey g
Charlotte, North Carolina
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Great food and service tonight. Ms. Lillie did a great job taking care of our table. First of many visits to come.

Thank fmhyatt
Salem, Virginia
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42 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This restaurant if you are seated at the windows has a view of the shrimp boats docked there...Set on the water just a few steps it has great prices met a friend there that says the locals love it...

Thank Salemtransplant1
Knoxville, Tennessee
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fried shrimp was the best. Hush puppies too sweet. Slaw not good. Aviance none. Drive from myrtle beach - not worth the drive. Price reasonable for seniors.

Thank sharon f
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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73 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The seafood platter was absolutely worth it with 5 different types of seafood. The shrimps was so fresh and crunchy! The scallops were soft, juicy and plump! I love the flounder! The clam chowder was average.

Thank lifeelsewhere
Greenville, South Carolina
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16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was by far the best seafood I have had in a few years. I love shrimp, scallops, and oysters - all fried, of course. I got a large platter because I was hungry, but was unable to eat all of it. The price was reasonable, etc. Can't wait to return to this restaurant.

Thank Caroline E
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4 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Love this place. Come every time I'm down here. I always pay the up charge to have my fish broiled instead of fried. It's seasoned perfectly.

Thank Happyjodi
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If you love fried seafood this is a good place to go!! If you want more healthy alternatives look down the street. The fried flounder and fried shrimp were exceptional. I don't eat slaw but family said it was good. The view of the sound is awesome! The side choice is between a baked potato or French fries... Neither worth... More 

Thank Melissa J
Richmond, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A trip, or two, or three to Calabash is always one of the highlights of our Myrtle Beach vacations. We stopped here on our way home and enjoyed a delicious lunch. The lunch special is such a great deal and we left stuffed! It comes with endless hush puppies, fries or a baked potato, coleslaw, and your choice of 1... More 

1 Thank SandraK_78
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2016 via mobile

The calabash shrimp lunch is great. The portion is ample and the shrimp is lightly battered and fried which makes them easy to go down. Be careful not to fill up on the endless hush puppies which are our favorites of the waterfront restaurants.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$5 - $24
American, Seafood
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Families with children, Scenic view, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9939 Nance St, Calabash, NC 28467-2715
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Calabash
  • Phone Number: +1 910-579-2574
We are a family owned and operated business since 1975.We specialize in Calabash style seafood.We have secret family recipes handed down from our great grandmother over 60 years ago.We have a family friendly atmosphere.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?