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Seafood Barn


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American, Seafood
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
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All reviews hush puppies deviled crab seafood honey butter spaghetti steak coleslaw steam pot fun atmosphere generous portions every summer holden beach area nc oil homemade
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Ate here on a Sunday night not realizing they are closed Monday through Wednesday this time of year. This however explained the terrible food. Had the worst blackened mahi mahi ever. It was just awful; very bad fishy taste and no blackened spice at all....More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank MomWhoHatesToCook
Reviewed November 19, 2018

On the night we ate there the Seafood Barn was offering on special, a fish named "spot". The fish came lightly breaded and non greasy. It was seasoned lightly with salt and pepper and that is all that was needed. The hush puppies were delicious...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank cloudindarkness
Reviewed September 2, 2018 via mobile

Ordered take-out for a two families of four staying on Holden. Desperate for seafood but too lazy too cook. We ordered multiple steam pots, extra corn, extra coleslaw, extra shrimp. Absolutely fabulous! The shrimp were huge, shellfish fresh, and crab legs juicy. Coleslaw not too...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank daniel294230
Reviewed July 10, 2018 via mobile

Great seafood as is in the title. We always get shrimp. The service is great and the shrimp and grits will keep you coming back.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank firegirl0512
Reviewed June 30, 2018 via mobile

Hush puppies no longer seem homemade. Good price on deviled crab; pricey kids meals. Folksy atmosphere is cute and casual. Much less business than we expected on a Friday night. Tight parking.

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Kim H
Reviewed June 20, 2018

I think this place does tons of business because there are so many tourists who go there. There are enough people that they can all go once and not go back. When we ate there, some of the fish seemed like Mrs. Pauls or something.

Date of visit: August 2017
Thank Bella R
Reviewed June 18, 2018

The food was actually pretty good, but the seats were quite uncomfortable. Maybe they want it that way so you don't stay too long??

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Jessica H
Reviewed June 16, 2018 via mobile

My family comes to Holden every summer, but I hadn’t eaten at the Seafood Barn for a decade. We had to get our fried seafood fix one night, so we went here for dinner. It was kind of fun because the place hasn’t changed much...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank 413laurah
Reviewed June 11, 2018

This is bad. First time I ordered a steak...ok no more steaks at seafood restaurants! Horrible experience! Then just yesterday I went back to order a to go order. I ordered 2 flounder and shrimp combos and a extra slaw. The total was over $35...More

Date of visit: June 2018
1  Thank mhsbigsandymushnc
Reviewed May 27, 2018

visited just before the busy summer season. All four of us had seafood including fried oysters, shrimp, including a salad with fried shrimp. Not fancy the inside is rather dark. Staff was courteous. The key to good fried seafood is proper temperature of the oil....More

Date of visit: May 2018
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