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Shark Shack

100 S Durham Ave, Atlantic Beach, NC 28512
+1 252-723-6589
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good19%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“grouper bites” (75 reviews)
“hush puppies” (28 reviews)
“fries” (34 reviews)
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American, Seafood
$$ - $$$
100 S Durham Ave, Atlantic Beach, NC 28512
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The grouper is delicious & their sauces are amazing-remoulade, lemon dill, lime cilantro & more!. Staff is super friendly!

Thank nomar8688
TayBree, General Manager at Shark Shack, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you for your lovely review nomar8688!

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Finally got to eat here - have wanted to go on several other visits, but they haven't been open. Food is great. Portion size is awesome so come hungry! Price fits portion size for sure! Go and enjoy!

Thank JeffandDeeNC
TayBree, General Manager at Shark Shack, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you so much for your sweet review JeffandDeeNC!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My family and I made a quick stop after a trip to the Pine Knolls Aquarium. The food was amazing, the atmosphere was fantastic, and service was great. We got there near closing, and while we were seated enjoying our food, I saw another family...More

Thank Thomas S
TayBree, General Manager at Shark Shack, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

We love the aquarium! Thank you for choosing to have lunch with us! Our patrons are gold to us!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great atmosphere! Awesome food!Good fun in the sun! Try the grouper or the fish tacos. You can't go wrong.

Thank Daniel V
TayBree, General Manager at Shark Shack, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you for your lovely review Daniel!

Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I are now 'locals' and are now experiencing our second tourist season. Last night after going to a favorite local place at 6 PM and being told it was over an hour wait, we decided to try the Shark Shack. Wow, it's...More

Thank keith n
TayBree, General Manager at Shark Shack, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you so much for your lovely review! We hope to make your list of favorite restaurants in Atlantic Beach!! <3

Reviewed 1 week ago

We came in for the airshow and by the time we checked into the hotel at Pink Knoll Shores it was closed on Thursday. We made sure to plan our day Friday to get there before they closed on Friday. We walked up and was...More

Thank NCscubagrl
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Being from New Bern, NC originally, I now live in Charleston, SC. My girlfriend and and I are up here for the airshow. We went to Fort Macon and on the way back we were looking up Restaurants Near Me.. The shark shack came up...More

Thank rescuav8tor
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Early season hours were in effect and we arrived shortly before closing The grouper Reuben was hot fresh and delicious my husband had maihi sub and our daughter had fish and chips.It was so good we talked about it the whole way home. We are...More

Thank K G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

On past trips here all I heard was how good Shark Shack was but I never seemed to be in town while they were open. This time I lucked out and was in town for lunch, and I am sad to say my job won't...More

Thank Shannon C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Ok, start by saying we will be back to really check this place out. We stopped for lunch to go on the road on our way home and realized we really should have taken the time to find an outdoor seat and enjoy the vibes....More

Thank ncbeachgrl93
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Questions & Answers
August 10, 2016|
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Response from Michelle W | Reviewed this property |
Yes they have grilled and broiled. They also have salads as well. Check out their Facebook page. You can see the different options they offer. They offer different types but this is not a "healthy" food place 😉 mostly fried... More
Mary L A
July 25, 2016|
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Response from highhopes20 | Reviewed this property |
Ate there again Friday night. They are open til 8pm.
July 10, 2015|
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Response from Jay S | Reviewed this property |
I wish i could give you an exact answer, but it remains a mystery. They open and close at random times and days. Many times that I expected them to be open, they weren't, and vice versa. Great food with ample portions, just... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$20
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, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 100 S Durham Ave, Atlantic Beach, NC 28512
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Atlantic Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 252-723-6589
Family owned and operated outdoor restaurant and just 2 blocks from Atlantic Beach. We specialize in fresh seafood ~ tacos, wraps, blackened or grilled fish, fried oysters, crab cakes, grouper bites, shrimp burgers, angus burgers, and daily fresh seafood specials, all prepared by Chef Tom and his family! Looking forward to seeing y'all!
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