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“"Jumping into the Frying Pan can be a Good Experience"”
Review of Frying Pan

Frying Pan
Ranked #7 of 82 Restaurants in Southport
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $10 - $30
Cuisines: Seafood
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Dining options: Late Night, Reservations
Description: Located on the historic Old Yacht Basin, the Frying Pan features fresh, local favorites from grilled and pan-seared seafood to perfectly fried specialties. Combined with savory homemade sweet potato biscuits and desserts by our own Ms. Dot, the Frying Pan offers unique combinations to suit any palateand fill the soul. Come by and get a taste of the low country served with a side of southern hospitality.   
Cary, North Carolina
Level 3 Contributor
19 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“"Jumping into the Frying Pan can be a Good Experience"”
Reviewed April 27, 2014

Whoa! This restaurant really rocks. The service was great Tracy and team. The fish especially those crab cakes with the cajun cream sauce was amazing. The seafood chowder was great too!!! Also being able to look through big glass windows at the ocean was awesome. All and all jumping into this frying pan was a good experience.

  • Visited April 2014
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1 Thank virtualtravelcoach
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English first
Level 4 Contributor
20 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“LOVED it! Great food in a fun atmosphere...”
Reviewed April 24, 2014

Went on a date night with two other couples while on vacation and wound up at The Frying Pan! Very busy place, but a fun atmosphere. Waited for a table at the bar and enjoyed some drinks, and delicious hush puppies. Food was GREAT, service was exceptional. The sweet potato biscuits are to die for! I will definitely come back again!

  • Visited April 2014
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1 Thank Mendegirl1
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Wilmington, North Carolina
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Frying Pan”
Reviewed April 21, 2014

Incredible views from a beautiful new venue in Southport. Wonderful seafood and an attentive staff made this a fantastic addition to the Southport basin.

  • Visited April 2014
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1 Thank Ryan R
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Hershey, Pennsylvania
Level 6 Contributor
387 reviews
237 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 128 helpful votes
“Yes!!!”
Reviewed April 19, 2014 via mobile

We tried the Frying Pan after passing by it a few times during our stay in Southport. I was pleasantly surprised by the very attentive staff! They were welcoming and checked on us throughout our meal. The food was great! I had the black and blue salad with tenderloin tips and loved it! Everyone had some thing different and was impressed. Even if you had a non-scenic view (but it is a beautiful view even in bad weather) it is definitely a place to go while in Southport!

Visited April 2014
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2 Thank Rick E
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Southport, North Carolina
Level 4 Contributor
31 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Good view”
Reviewed April 16, 2014

Good view and the food is ok if you like fried fish, not much else on the menu. Not good for someone with allergies to shell fish!

  • Visited September 2013
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1 Thank JoAnn E
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