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“A neat and clean little seafood diner.” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Dale's Seafood

Dale's Seafood
Ranked #8 of 56 Restaurants in Whiteville
Cuisines: American, Seafood
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Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Highchairs Available, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Mount Airy, North Carolina
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230 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 186 helpful votes
“A neat and clean little seafood diner.”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2013

Stopped in here for supper to go ...one late afternoon.
They were not too busy but it was not the normal time of day for meal time.
Food was good. From talking to some of the locals while waiting for the food it sounds like its a good place to eat. Mine was ok, but I didn't do seafood. I stayed with the beef. It was good.

Visited September 2013
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  • English first
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English first
NC
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75 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
“Don't eat here near closing time”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2013 via mobile

I had heard such good things about Dale's Seafood, and since I was going through Whiteville after a basketball game, I decided to give it a try. It was about 45 minutes before closing time, and I feel like a restaurant should always serve hot food. Mine was not. Hush puppies were cold, baked potato cold and my deviled crab barely warm. It's probably better during peak serving hours, but my experience wasn't.

Visited December 2013
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Carroll, Ohio, United States
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94 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
“Mom and Pop restaurant that the locals like!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2013

We found Dale's by accident, traveling from Pinehurst, NC, to North Myrtle, on the 701 bypass (about 3/4 hour from the beach). Well known folks have been there, judging from the pics on the walls. They have daily specials. Their specialty is fish. Today I had Spot, a good, locally caught fish. The place is always packed, and has been good every time we have gone there (4 times).We look forward to stopping here....It gets us ready for the beach before arriving. I think the food is more reasonable than North Myrtle and better.

  • Visited October 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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16 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Food is perfect!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2013 via mobile

If you love seafood,then Dale's is the place.Small town resturant with perfectly cooked seafood!Can't ask for better!

  • Visited April 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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Wilmington, North Carolina
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83 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 311 helpful votes
“Maybe give it another try soon”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2013

The food ws average, wait staff fine, cost in line with area restaurants. I think maybe we came too inbetween regular mealtimes. We will come back

Visited October 2012
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