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Big Daddy's Restaurant

206 K Ave, Kure Beach, NC 28449-3600
+1 910-458-8622
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  • Excellent20%
  • Very good22%
  • Average16%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible28%
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$$ - $$$
206 K Ave, Kure Beach, NC 28449-3600
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

For $102 for 3 for lunch, and being right on the beach, you'd expect fresh seafood, right? The crab dip tasted super duper fishy and the scallops were not even real scallops. I'm pretty sure they were shark and they were also NOT fresh! The...More

Thank Redrayne63
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I read all the terrible reviews of this place but it looked like they had turned a corner this spring with new management and it seemed reasonable to give them a chance. The brand new unsure hostess seated us quickly and mentioned how busy they...More

1  Thank Ivan S
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The food here is excellent, however my shrimp and scallops combo platter was like $27. It wasn't all that much food on there. There are other restaurants at Carolina Beach and Kure Beach with equally good food that are less expensive

Thank krissypoo79
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stopped in on a Friday night for dinner. No waiting. Not crowded at all. Our server was new and not familiar with the "new" menu. We asked how the "Oyster Kure" were prepared. She said...."Kure style". Umm...ok...what is that? She didn't know. (it was basically...More

Thank beachlady3
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The first day we went we couldn't get outside seating, but it rained so that was ok. But the food was so good we went back a couple days later for lunch outside and again it was excellent! And right on the ocean!

1  Thank John M
Reviewed May 21, 2017

My family and I were down on vacation and thought we would give Big Daddy's a try since we had not been there in years. When we arrived I asked to speak to the manager concerning some not to favorable reviews we had read on...More

2  Thank cbean2017
Reviewed May 5, 2017 via mobile

Tried to get in to a joint across the street but the wait was too long so we gave Big Daddy's a try. We were pleasantly surprised. We had sampled various menu items as our family shared between each other and every dish was great....More

2  Thank DrD907
Matt N, Manager at Big Daddy's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded May 6, 2017

Thank you so much for the positive feedback, I was curious what you might've meant by the seasoning if you could help me out I would love to be able to fix the problem. Thank you again for coming to visit us we really appreciate...More

Reviewed May 4, 2017

We have been watching this place for all the years we've owned a rental place in the area. We love the patio but the food and the hours it's open have always been an issue. We learned the background of the place and have patiently...More

2  Thank Elsie S
Matt N, Manager at Big Daddy's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded May 6, 2017

Thank you so much for noticing the changes that we have been working very hard to make here at Big Daddys. We will continue to charge hard moving forward we have a lot of new concepts we are merging with the staple which is their...More

Reviewed April 9, 2017 via mobile

We waited an hour for our food and they were not busy! Two other couples left with out getting their food because they waited so long! There were 6 people in our party! We had broiled shrimp, and blackened shrimp, fish and chips, a burger,...More

Thank Stephanie U
Matt N, General Manager at Big Daddy's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded April 11, 2017

Hi Stephanie, I'm Matt with Big Daddy's in Kure Beach. I wanted a chance to speak with you about your recent visit. If you have the time my number is 910-338-8951. Thank you and I hope you have a wonderful day.

Reviewed April 2, 2017

They serve brunch until 1:00pm and refuse to put your order in before that time. Sat down at 12:50pm, waitress put our order in at about 1:30pm. Ordered flounder, came out with skin on it, gross. The cauliflower was cold and onion rings were greasy...More

Thank Julie D
Matt N, General Manager at Big Daddy's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded April 12, 2017

Hi Julie, I'm Matt with Big Daddy's in Kure Beach. I'd like to speak with you about your recent experience here at the restaurant if you'd be okay with that. I apologize that we didn't come through for you but I'd like to get you...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$10 - $25
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations
Good for
Local cuisine, Large groups, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 206 K Ave, Kure Beach, NC 28449-3600
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Kure Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 910-458-8622
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​Since 1970 Big Daddy’s has been a Southern tradition for people who enjoy great food, fun times and friends! Big Daddy’s offers only the best in fresh seafood, steak, and traditional favorites cooked to order. Along with many other delicious entrees and desserts. We guarantee you won’t leave hungry and you’ll want to come back again and again!​
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