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Fish House Restaurant - CLOSED

48962 Highway 12, Buxton, Hatteras Island, NC 27920
+1 252-995-5151
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good29%
  • Average15%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible9%
19 Sep 2016
“Don't Bother ”
23 Aug 2016
“Excellent Food”
Restaurant Hours Closed
American, Soups, Seafood
$$ - $$$
48962 Highway 12, Buxton, Hatteras Island, NC 27920
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Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

Bad service & worse food. This place is terrible. We should have known when we got there because it was so empty. Save your money & your time.

1  Thank JUDY H
Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

Went there for dinner, catch of the day was Mahi and it was excellent. They also serve Hatteras Clam Chowder, it was perfect. Wait staff was good as well.

1  Thank Kevin Z
Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

Try the fried shrimp. Very fresh and taste of the sea. Fresh and not covered in batter also had the Mahi tacos. They were good but the shrimp was the shining winner. Staff was nice and attentive

1  Thank Renea J
Reviewed 7 August 2016

Service was very good and everyone really enjoyed their meal; fried shrimp, flounder and clam strips.

2  Thank Arron B
Reviewed 4 August 2016 via mobile

I have been stopping at this place for years and it has changed hands I think but I still love it! It is small, tidy and clean, mom and pop feel with the best sweet ice tea in town! I love the view of old...More

1  Thank conni r
Reviewed 3 August 2016

Every restaurant can have a bad night, but this was so bad we will never go there again! We ate here because the restaurant seemed to have local charm. The restaurant has diner-style decor with a view of a boat inlet off the sound. Most...More

2  Thank CaseyK73
Reviewed 24 July 2016

The tuna app is the size of an entrée (if it came with a starch). It is fresh and delicious. The spicy steamed shrimp are truly spicy. The hushpuppies are tasty, if a bit dense. The only thing I miss is the buffalo tuna, from...More

1  Thank Sarah_the_F00die
Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

We ate here for lunch and were greeted warmly. We were seated in a booth with a great view of the sound. Our server was very friendly and answered any questions we had politely and patiently as she delivered our basket of condiments (cocktail and...More

Thank deniseash
Reviewed 23 July 2016

On a recent visit, we sampled their shrimp, oysters, scallops and mahi. All were caught locally,simply prepared and absolutely delicious! This is a very low-key restaurant where all the attention is on the seafood. If you are looking for the fine dining experience (and the...More

Thank RoadLessTraveledMD
Reviewed 21 July 2016

The first time my husband and I ate here was 30 years ago when it was Billy's Fish House. At that time it was still in the original "fish house" building, the food was inexpensive and outstanding. Over time an extension to the dining room...More

Thank OhioBuckeye826
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$10 - US$20
Good for
Local cuisine, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 48962 Highway 12, Buxton, Hatteras Island, NC 27920
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Outer Banks  >  Hatteras Island  >  Buxton
  • Phone Number: +1 252-995-5151
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