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Shrimp Boat

160 N Broad St, Gastonia, NC 28054
+1 704-864-6441
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Overview
  • Excellent56%
  • Very good30%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“fried chicken” (25 reviews)
“liver” (7 reviews)
“hush puppies” (9 reviews)
Open Now
10:00 AM - 8:00 PM Hours
CUISINES
American, Seafood
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160 N Broad St, Gastonia, NC 28054
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1 - 10 of 82 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The name of this restaurant is Shrimp Boat but the signature dish is fried chicken. My family ABAOLUTELY LOVES eating here. My son gets the chicken tenders and my wife and I get the thigh special. They make their own ranch dressing which is awesome....More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank CPasour
Reviewed August 29, 2018

I went there for chicken because everyone said the chicken was very good however I found the chicken to be overpriced and the chicken greasy.....tasted as if the oil needed to be changed.

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank Vicki P
Reviewed July 23, 2018

Shrimp Boat offers the best fried chicken there is. I also like their hot wings and their fish sandwich. There hushpuppies are delicious. They also have salads and desserts. You will pay for the quality of the product. That doesn't mean that it is too...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank arudisill6
Reviewed July 9, 2018

This is a great family restaurant and the food is very good. The atmosphere and customer service is very good as well.

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank LadyG0902
Reviewed July 9, 2018 via mobile

Shrimp boat chicken is some of the best around. I know the skin is supposed to be fattening, but the outside crunchiness is what makes this food great. And the hushpuppies are to die for. In fact, my cardiologist says if I keep eating so...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Gratchford
Reviewed January 22, 2018

The chicken livers are to die for! My husband loves to get a 1/4 white (chicken) All their food is great!

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank Mawmaw59
Reviewed November 23, 2017 via mobile

A “local favorite” with “famous” fried chicken and fried shrimp. A favorite if you like overrated and overpriced meals with minimal service. Famous if you prefer heavily crusted chicken and/or shrimp from frozen stock. There are better options.

Date of visit: November 2017
Thank Strowd1
Reviewed August 27, 2017 via mobile

Had the small fish plate and it was very good. Received 3 good size pieces of tasty fish along with fries and hush puppies. Called ahead and they had ready when I walked in. A local favorite.

Date of visit: August 2017
Thank jcman92374
Reviewed August 21, 2017

I've been here twice, once for a casual business meet up (which by the looks a lot of people do this for lunch) and then once with family with kids in tow. Both times I enjoyed it. It has that lunch counter feel, very simple....More

Date of visit: August 2017
1  Thank sundiskred
Reviewed November 3, 2016 via mobile

I had read on TA that prices were high but not really an issue for me so I went to try the "famous" fried chicken. The chicken was very good and I agree the prices are high. What bothered me was the 27 cent charge...More

Date of visit: November 2016
3  Thank gary p
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teresamomtothree
September 10, 2016|
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Response from sdznstowe1111 | Reviewed this property |
prices are a bit high.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
Tuesday
10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Wednesday
10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Thursday
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Friday
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Saturday
10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 160 N Broad St, Gastonia, NC 28054
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Gastonia
  • Phone Number: +1 704-864-6441
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