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“The Absolute Best!”

Harbor House Seafood Market
Ranked #5 of 27 Shopping in Hatteras Island
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Owner description: We are a seafood market that offers both raw and prepared items.
Reviewed July 23, 2013

After visiting Cape Hatteras for over 36 years, I have to say Vicky at Harbor House is the best fishmonger I've ever come across. Not only does she have excellent product, some not even available at other seafood shops, but she gives you step-by-step instructions on how to prepare it and gives you all the fresh herbs from her garden to accompany the dish. Having been a long-time visitor to Hatteras, visiting Vicky's shop was like stepping back in Hatteras time, to when everyone was friendly, courteous, and extremely helpful. She's a GEM!

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Reviewed July 21, 2013

Great reviews convinced us to stop at the Harbor House Seafood Market on our recent trip to Hatteras. We were NOT disappointed. The owner Vicki Harrison is great. Very friendly and helpful in all regards. The first time we stopped in, she did not have any fish due to weather and weekend fishing restrictions but she did have some shrimp that she steamed and seasoned to perfection for us. It was so good we had her do this for us two more times during the week we were in town. Vicki also let us know when to come back for some fresh local catch and recommended another local vendor who could provide steamed crab. When the catch came in, Vicki held back some Red Drum for us and seasoned it perfectly for the grill. Sorry we'll have to wait another year before we can go back.

2  Thank edlanm
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Reviewed July 6, 2013

We had excellent seafood (shrimp, blue crab dip and red drum) and were not disappointed. The owners are very nice and gave us good insight into the area. Seafood was expensive, though. Would return often.

2  Thank Ken B
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Reviewed July 6, 2013 via mobile

This is the best fish market around. I've been to others on past trips to Hatteras Island and they don't compare. In a week I purchased seafood for dinner & lunches 4 days. We ate scallops, shrimp, mussels, crab pasta salad, crab dip, flounder, red & black drum, sheepshead, hush puppies and crab cakes. The fish & shrimp were fresh, the rest was frozen. I was skeptical about the frozen first, but just ask Vickie how to prepare it and she has the perfect way. Harbor House Seafood Mkt. is a must stop to prepare your dinning in seafood experience. It is family owned and they are incredibly kind and full of great preparation tips so you have the tastiest NC seafood experience. Don't miss out. Stop in early in the day for the best selection.

2  Thank Lisamlo
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Reviewed July 4, 2013

This is the best seafood market! Not only do they have he freshest seafood but also the most delicious homemade seafood creations... You can not go wrong!!! Vicki will fix you up with local favorites to fix at home and you can phone in and have it ready to pick up on your way back from the beach. A must for anyone visiting the island!

1  Thank Mary L
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