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“Fresh and delicious”

Buxton Munch Company
Ranked #1 of 22 Restaurants in Buxton
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $2 - $14
Cuisines: American, Mexican, Seafood
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Dining options: Lunch
Description: Serving Locals & Visitors since 1999. We specialize in over 30 Gourmet Wraps & Quesadillas. Oven-Toasted Subs & Sammies. Big Salads in Edible Tortilla Bowls. Fresh-daily-hand-pressed Angus Burgers & Freakingood Fries! They say we have the Best Fish Tacos and Shrimp Tacos on the Beach! And our Crabby Pattie Crabcake has been a best-seller for over 18 years! And the Blackened Fish Wrap or Sub/Sandwich is killer-good! Lots of Apps & Sides. Fresh French Roast Coffee. Nice selection of Hot Teas. Daily-brewed Sweet Tea and Unsweet Tea. Bottled beverages & Sodas. Beer & Wine. But please realize one thing - We are NOT a fast food joint. And if we are busy, then of course there will be a wait, as in any restaurant. We make it Real. We make it Fresh. Feed your body real stuff. "A Groovy Little Place With A Whole Lotta Taste!" PEACE.
Reviewed June 11, 2014

We eat here every time we visit Hatteras Island. Loooooooove Buxton Munch!!!!!! We love that they expanded and added to their already delicious menu. They just celebrated their 15th anniversary. Keep up the good work!!!!

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Reviewed June 10, 2014

I visited Buxton Munch shortly after checking into my hotel. It was late in the lunch hour (1:30) and mid-week (Thursday). I enjoyed what I ordered (fish tacos) but waiting for an opportunity to order them tested my patience. Service was slow and flaky. The place is small and the screaming-child factor was high. Also, it isn't open on Sundays, which strikes me as odd since this is a beach town and this is the summer? No bueno.

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M and M M, Owner at Buxton Munch Company, responded to this reviewResponded June 10, 2014

We are a small place. It is overwhelming when we get packed out, so you need to bring your patience along on vacation, too. Most people come from big cities and big lives and they come with big city expectations to a small island, and that is unreasonable. As for the screaming children, we aren't crazy about that either, but such is life from time to time. Children are respected guests, too, and we can't always control such things. Maybe you would be happier with a carry-out order next time, so you can take your food to a quiet place on the beach to chill out...... And by the way, we are closed on Sundays, because it is The Day of Rest according to God.

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Reviewed June 5, 2014

I ate here with a group of friends and the majority of us got the Fish Tacos. They were very tasty. The fish was well cooked and came with a giant platter of items to put on your tacos.

The restaurant doesn't have any real views of the water, but they make up for that by having a cheery interior. We sat along the bar and there were several board games and cards lying around to make our wait fun.

Everyone seemed to like their food and the price was reasonable. I found the fish tacos (blackened) to be cooked well and enjoyed making my tacos the way I like them. You can even add Avocados’ to your Tacos for a dollar.

The only thing I didn't really enjoy was that they would not let us split the check or let us use multiple cards to pay the check (splitting the amount evenly onto the cards). If you aren't expecting this it is not fun to figure out who wants to put the entire bill on their card and then figure out how everyone is going to settle up since a lot of people don't just carry large amounts of cash on them. We made it a point to check with other places we ate to see if this was a practice in the area, but it was just at this location that we had this issue.

Outside of that, the food was good and the atmosphere was pleasant. You can relax and play a game while you wait. It is a nice casual place to eat; just make sure you have cash if you're going with a group.

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Reviewed May 28, 2014

Ate there twice in 2013 and will go at least 2 times in 2014! Loved the locals very nice. We have found our new beach and hang out.

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Reviewed May 27, 2014

Best wraps and crab cake sandwiches, wraps are so large you can share them. Go one time and you will be hooked!

Thank Lori B
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