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Shuckin Shack

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6 North Lake Park, Carolina Beach, NC
910 458 7380
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11:00 am - 2:00 am
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 2:00 am
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 2:00 am
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Churchville, New York
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91 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Small place so seating is limited but worth the wait. I of course went for the oysters but this visit the shrimp was the sweat tasting winner! The girls working are great!

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Thank Gpwest
Dallas, Texas
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This place is fantastic! I am from Boston, and am picky about seafood. But this place is the real deal. The food was fresh, well cooked and fairly priced. MOREOVER, on there two TV's they were playing a Red Sox game and a pre-season Patriots game. Between and above the TV's were Sox posters! I was in heaven!

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Thank RobJJM
damn yankee
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26 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

A most popular place in Carolina Beach...now being franchised throughout the State and other places. FRESH seafood...and best is when various items are "in season." For example, oysters tend to be smaller in summer, as are clams, etc. Very good shrimp and lobster rolls. Some beer specials. Small restaurant/bar...perhaps 50 person max?

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Thank pickyoldman
Arlington, Massachusetts
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

If you like oysters, shrimp, clams or mussels, this is the place. The food was real good. They cook every thing in Old Bay spice. The atmosphere is a bit beach bar type but they still accommodated our 18 mo old grandson. If you aren't a "Shuckin" type seafood eater though, this probably isn't for you. Chicken tenders were the... More 

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Thank Robert M
Saint Louis, Missouri
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29 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

This is your classic beach dive serving up huge portions of fresh seafood. Very good value and amazing prices and food quality. The Shuckin Shack offers a family friendly environment. I personally recommend the calamari and the oysters.

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Thank Sean P
Taylors, South Carolina
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35 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fun atmosphere- very beachy and casual. Indoor and outdoor dining as well as many seats at bar. Food was good. It was nice to go to a seafood place that isn't all fried items. I had oyster special and it was pick 3 types. Good variety. Hush puppies- yes I know fried- were good too. Lots of menu options. The... More 

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Thank Lori E
Youngstown, Ohio
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88 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a fantastic meal....oysters, crab legs, great small atmosphere, Jimmy Buffett music playing....owner very friendly to everyone. Started off the vacation perfectly.

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Thank loroOhio
Orlando, Florida, United States
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28 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Unfortunately there was not a table for my family of 6 so we settled to sit at two tables of 3. Disgustingly hot inside with a cheap box fan on the floor that did nothing to cool the place down. Ordered drinks (waters, 2 Shirley temples for the kids, and 2 liquor drinks), but not even 3 minutes later we... More 

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Thank Tracy S
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great oysters and lobster roll. Inexpensive. Tables are limited so go at off hours. Outdoor seating.

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Thank Cameron H
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Oysters and shrimp & they were delicious ; we had them steamed and the service was great! The menu was varied & the waitresses helpful!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
American, Bar, Seafood
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar scene, Dining on a budget, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 2:00 am
Monday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Tuesday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Wednesday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Thursday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Friday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Saturday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6 North Lake Park, Carolina Beach, NC
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Carolina Beach
  • Phone Number: 910 458 7380

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