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100 S Durham Ave, Atlantic Beach, NC 28512
Fri - Sun 11:00 - 15:00
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Wake Forest, North Carolina
2 reviews
Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We went here with our two young boys right before they closed. The owners were friendly and helpful indeciding oyr order. The fish was fresh and the flavors were perfect. We had blackened halibut and the seafood tacos with the summer salad and fried pickles, and it was all really good! The eating area was all outside with hula hoops... More 

Thank amandabachand08
Level Contributor
16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The atmosphere was welcoming. The food was good. I wanted to try the shrimp burger since I heard so many positive reviews. When I got my shrimp burger it was fried shrimp on a Kaiser roll. It kind of surprised me. I expected something different. Anyway the shrimp was clearly fresh and fried to perfection. My wife had grouper bits... More 

1 Thank Macon H
Martinsville, Virginia
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334 reviews
225 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

Rode bikes by here several times and were amazed at how many people were standing in line for window service. Lots of those were locals.....which is always a good sign. We chose the Grouper bites basket and were very pleased. They have "house made" sauces in a cooler near the order window. Be sure to try them. Don't let the... More 

Thank Treehouse-2000
1 review
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

Family friendly. ..easy...great....our new goto stop...grouper sandwich nice...casual and sandy flip flops perfect....lots of smiles.....no left overs...

Thank vintage g
Burlington, North Carolina
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36 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 April 2017

Not open enough hours a day, but when they are - Oh man is it good! Fish tacos, grouper bites, burgers and much more plus homemade sauces.

Thank Whosonfirst16
Falls Church, Virginia
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40 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 April 2017

We had a great experience eating local seafood including the fun atmosphere at the Stark Shack outside seating. We had grouper and the daily seafood taco special. All excellent. I especially liked the mixed seafood taco. They had a bunch of tasty tartar like sauces to choose from. Quick service, fun atmosphere with lots of people in a good mood... More 

Thank Mark P
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82 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 March 2017 via mobile

Really good, fresh and plentiful seafood cooked to order. If I could've eaten more I would've ordered one of everything to try. The clam strips, fish bites and cucumber tomato salad was simply great.

Thank mh6310vasc
Lititz, Pennsylvania
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 October 2016

My wife and I stopped in after a few hours on the beach. Loved the atmosphere and the people who run the place are top shelf friendly. I asked what they were famous for and was led to the Grouper bites. Very nice portion of delicious grouper in a bite form with french fries. They make all there own sauces... More 

1 Thank shane196052016
Goldsboro, North Carolina
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

Best seafood around at good prices and large portions. Not a sit down restaurant but great place to eat.

1 Thank islandman2011
Mt. Vernon, IL
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16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 October 2016

My husband hadn't been able to find any grouper since we've been here but I found the Shark Shack through Trip Advisor. He had the grouper sandwich and I had the shrimp and grouper bites basket. This is just a small mom & pop place where you eat outside or take food to go but the food is very good... More 

1 Thank Cardsfan79

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$15
American, Seafood, Fast food
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 15:00
11:00 - 15:00
11:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 100 S Durham Ave, Atlantic Beach, NC 28512
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Atlantic Beach
Fresh seafood and Tacos, wraps, blackened fish, fried oysters, crab cakes, grouper bites, shrimp burgers, angus burgers, grilled or blackened tuna, and daily fresh seafood specials, prepared by Chef Tom!

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Burlington NC
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Asheville, North Carolina

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?