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Holt Lake Bar-B-Que & Seafood


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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2017 Winner


$5 - $10
American, Seafood, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner
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All reviews seafood flounder fried chicken hush puppies brunswick stew family style dinner separate room lots of parking daily specials eastern nc great flavor lunch or dinner cooked perfectly barbecue sides reunion raves
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

They have great hushpuppies. It is quick and convenient, since it's right by my work. They have a Banquet room for private parties

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Lisa M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Food was good and the service was great. Would recommend stopping in and trying it out for yourself!

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank 43barryh
Reviewed January 8, 2019

After a friendly greeting and some delicious iced tea, the desert comes! Oh, the food is good, too. We particularity enjoy the lunch menu.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank VolunteerNC
Reviewed December 17, 2018

BBQ and FRIED CHICKEN are highlighted by superb service and very GOOD Brunswick Stew. We love the hush puppies with butter while waiting for meal to arrive.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank emtiarc
Reviewed December 10, 2018

We got seated & waited on immediately. I got the Combination Seafood. It was delicious & you get a lot for your money. They have delicious coleslaw & hush puppies. The fried scallops were delicious. Some of the best that I have ever had.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Beachlvrgrl
Reviewed December 9, 2018

Made arrangements for us to have a reunion of 16 people. We ordered from the menu. People were very happy with their barbeque, chicken, and seafood. Hush puppies were very good. Raves for the boiled potatoes in red (ketchup) sauce. That's a typical for eastern...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank clarasmith113
Reviewed November 6, 2018

Last two visits to Holt's Lake were uninspiring - we were a little worried when we visited a few weeks ago from Raleigh - parking lot was only half full at dinner. cigarette smokers congregate too close to the front door making it unpleasant to...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank jbrooksws
Reviewed November 6, 2018

The BBQ was dry, and the fried chicken was over cooked. Given BBQ is almost the state food of NC, this BBQ was subpar.

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank Ed R
Reviewed August 27, 2018

I have been going their since I was a child and they always keep me coming back when I'm in town. Will be back soon. Smithfield here I come.

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank LadyT50
Reviewed May 27, 2018 via mobile

Bar-b-que is average for the area. Fried seafood seems to be poor quality and overfried. Nothing stands out. Other restaurants give better food for the money.

Date of visit: May 2018
1  Thank F M B
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