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Michael's Seafood Restaurant

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1206 N. Lake Park Blvd, Carolina Beach, NC
+1 910-458-7761
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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103 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Great crab legs! Kids loved the shrimp and clams. Great pasta with sea scallops... Would definitely go back.

Thank mander22
1 review
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wife had a fall in the restaurant because there was a step with no marking saying "watch step" all the restaurant waiter said was sorry. There needs to be markings of the step. Meal did not live up to expectations. Cowder was bland, if we didn't put olebay spice in it it would have had no taste. Not recommended.

Thank zbobcat
Raleigh, North Carolina
1 review
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My family and I went to this restaurant for a dinner meal on Nov. 18. As we were being seated, I suffered a severe fall due to an unmarked step down. Anyone patronizing this restaurant, please be careful. I would hate for anyone else to fall as I did. I also felt the restaurant manager was unconcerned and offered no... More 

Thank blfp584
Holly Springs, North Carolina
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161 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I've been passing Michaels for quite a few years, and it was time I gave them a try. I started with the Seafood Chowder which I had heard so much about. It is loaded, with flavor, and textures from creamy to smooth. If you go you must have some. For an entree I went with a Galley Sampler. Shrimp, Scallops,... More 

Thank AndyMc65
Hillsborough, North Carolina
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77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The clam chowder was fantastic. Some of the best I have ever had. But, the rest of the meal wasn't so good. I had fish tacos. They had no flavor whatsoever, and the salsa was clearly bottled. My husband had cajun pasta. He, too, said the dish just wasn't that great. The service was also mediocre. We were there at... More 

Thank Cattravelswell123
Elm City, North Carolina
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I eat at Michaels every summer trip to Carolina Beach. Recently took my sister there for our birthdays. Had the shrimp and grits, my sister travels quite a bit in both south and north Carolina and said no doubt the best she had ever had. Service has always been Great, even in the busy summertime I have no problem with... More 

Thank tishie2015
Kure Beach, North Carolina
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11 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We miss the owner; but since his death, the food and service have remained top notch. Great fresh seafood and incredible chowder.

Thank JerryDockery
Kernersville, North Carolina
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20 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Fun atmosphere inside for families or for couples! The food and service were both good. Our young server was very sweet, but she didn't know anything about where the seafood was caught. The chowder was the best appetizer in Carolina beach, but my fish dinner was dry. My husband said his was good. Prices were reasonable. This is among the... More 

Thank BlueSpruce80
Jonesborough, Tennessee
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55 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had the shrimp grits and mac n cheese seafood-was ok but very heavy-the gumbo soup was excellent-the service was excellent and overall I would recommend-no fried food period

Rockford, Michigan
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 31, 2016 via mobile

We searched for a seafood restaurant because when by the sea eat what it serves! Michael's had an great seafood selection with many fresh catches. The tuna was fabulous but even better we started with their award winning clam chowder. We will be back many more times.

Thank Bob S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Seafood, Soups, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special occasions, Kids, Local cuisine, Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1206 N. Lake Park Blvd, Carolina Beach, NC
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Carolina Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 910-458-7761

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