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“Great variety and prices”

AmberJack Seafood & Steaks
Ranked #14 of 239 Restaurants in Gastonia
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Steakhouse
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Reviewed January 4, 2013

We gave this restaurant a try after reading the great reviews and were not disappointed. My husband had a fried seafood combination of scallops, shrimp, and clam strips. The plate was piled high and everything was delicious. We were pleasantly surprised by the big, sweet scallops and the clam strips, which are sometimes taste like fried dough but are nice and meaty here. My Greek salad with steak was fantastic. The hushpuppies were served room temperature and were rather tough and ordinary. We did not try the giant desserts, but they certainly looked tempting in the display case. Our server was pretty good but not overly friendly - she was young and probably wanted to be somewhere else on a Saturday night! We will definitely return.

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Thank Pattycat46
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Reviewed December 23, 2012

My wife and I like to try different and new places when we get the chance .We saw this place one day when coming back from her Aunt’s house and we decide to give it a try the next time we went out .We went there and were seated Placed out order and I mill say the service was good and the waitress and staff were friendly. The food was not all that good ,for the price I guess I was expecting to much (Could have gotten the same or better quality at a fast food Restaurant like Captain D's) Needless to say we don't intend on going back any time soon. Some may like it but don't expect too much if you go there other than a big check.

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Thank Gene T
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Reviewed December 14, 2012

Local restaurant filled with locals every day. In an area filled with old fashioned fish restaurants this one stands above the rest. Fresh fish, not greasy, with good portion sizes. Try the sweet tea while you are there!

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Thank TCBeach60
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Reviewed November 28, 2012

We choose this restaurant based on the reviews on tripadvisor and are glad we did.
The hushpuppies are outstanding. The perch, shrimp, white fish (broiled) were very good. The crab cake needs some work, it was not up to the same standard as the other seafood. The coconut cake was the perfect finish to a great dinner.
I highly recommend this restaurant.

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Reviewed November 5, 2012

This area is known for its "fish camps". The term comes from the old days when fish were caught on the "rivah", cooked in kettles and sold on the bank. It has come a long way since then but the locals do love the fish restaurant. Amber Jacks has taken the concept a step higher with a cozy, homey environment that sells the standards with a broader menu. For lunch, you start with a free cup of homemade soup served with a large basket of hushpuppies. For $5.95 you can get lightly fried baby shrimp, two pieces of flounder, and a vegetable side (I got the sweet potato) and a cup of cole slaw. Desserts are availble for you inspection when you come in. A large case with cakes sits near the cash register. To get there you pass a large display of the "penny" candy reminescent of the good old days.

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Thank gastronomicdelight
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