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Big Daddy's of Lake Norman

1162 River Hwy, Mooresville, NC 28117-9064
+1 704-663-4242
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Overview
  • Excellent41%
  • Very good32%
  • Average14%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“oysters” (56 reviews)
“hush puppies” (28 reviews)
“crab legs” (9 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Seafood
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
1162 River Hwy, Mooresville, NC 28117-9064
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1 - 10 of 220 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Food and service very good. I would recommend for dinner. There appeared to be a large local crowd, which is always a sign of good food. We will visit again our next time through here. I had flounder and my husband had shrimp. Both meals...More

Thank 4CavalierTravelers
Reviewed 20 July 2017 via mobile

A Must when in the Lake Norman Area! The service is friendly and plenty of choices to choose from. My kids love the shirts they bought when we payed our bill.

Thank tim o
Freddie L, Owner at Big Daddy's of Lake Norman, responded to this reviewResponded 24 July 2017

Thank you, Tim, for the great review! We look forward to having you for dinner again soon!

Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

I enjoyed the old school atmosphere and the huge oyster bar. Our entrees were ok but not really good.

Thank Tod B
Freddie L, Owner at Big Daddy's of Lake Norman, responded to this reviewResponded 24 July 2017

Thank you for taking the time to write us a review!

Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

Visited the lake during Memorial Day weekend; fast service and the food was fantastic. The price for the amount of food you get is a bargain. This is a seafood place I can wait to visit again. The catfish and Prime Rib are a definite...More

Thank Stephen H
Freddie L, Owner at Big Daddy's of Lake Norman, responded to this reviewResponded 24 July 2017

Thank you Stephen! What a great review! We look forward to your next visit with us!!

Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

The staff was so nice. We had a very large party of 25 people and they were great. The food was good. Not a single person had a complaint, although no one was raving about their dishes either. Reliable food.

Thank Lisa S
Freddie L, Owner at Big Daddy's of Lake Norman, responded to this reviewResponded 24 July 2017

Thank you for the review! We hope we can have the privilege of accommodating your group again in the near future!

Reviewed 10 July 2017

We'd driven by multiple times and finally stopped in for dinner. We ordered all seafood. Anything baked in butter (scallops, shrimp) tasted under cooked and flavorless. A dish of deep fried variety was okay, but fish wasn't up to par. Crab cakes were the best...More

Thank Ken D
Freddie L, Owner at Big Daddy's of Lake Norman, responded to this reviewResponded 24 July 2017

Thank you Ken for taking the time to review our restaurant! If you are interested in oysters, Monday is the night to come by! Oysters by the peck and dozen are both on special! Hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

We stopped in on a whim since we passed this place to and from our rental. What's not to like about fish, shrimp, oysters, clams and coleslaw? Very fresh and a big portion. Did I mention their coleslaw is the best we have tasted in...More

Thank SheWei
Freddie L, Owner at Big Daddy's of Lake Norman, responded to this reviewResponded 24 July 2017

Thank you for taking the time to write a review! We are so glad you decided to stop! We hope to have you again for dinner soon!!

Reviewed 3 July 2017

I am a 1975 graduate of Davidson College, and my family and I have been coming to Big Daddy's Seafood Restaurant since 1974. Is it delicious or what? It is a huge restaurant, and it is definitely the most popular seafood restaurant in Piedmont North...More

Thank Dwight P
Freddie L, Owner at Big Daddy's of Lake Norman, responded to this reviewResponded 5 July 2017

Dwight, thank you for taking the time to write such a nice review. We appreciate your continued support of our business!

Reviewed 25 June 2017 via mobile

The food was just ok nothing outstanding or impressive. It was just ok. Service was good and food came quickly. It was expensive for what you get. Went here based on reviews but I disagree that it's great. Won't return.

Thank SusieJota
Freddie L, Owner at Big Daddy's of Lake Norman, responded to this reviewResponded 5 July 2017

We are so sorry your expectations were not met! We'd love to have another chance to show you what so many others have come to love.

Reviewed 11 June 2017

Last night of our family vacation. We stayed in Sherrill's Ford for the week and was looking for a local restaurant to end our lovely week with. Big Daddy's was chosen as we know that the restaurant has been in the area for quite a...More

Thank b2002lab
Freddie L, Owner at Big Daddy's of Lake Norman, responded to this reviewResponded 5 July 2017

We are so glad you decided to try out our restaurant on your vacation. Thank you for the great review!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$10 - US$30
Cuisine
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
16:30 - 21:30
Monday
16:30 - 21:30
Tuesday
16:30 - 21:30
Wednesday
16:30 - 21:30
Thursday
16:30 - 21:30
Friday
16:30 - 22:00
Saturday
16:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1162 River Hwy, Mooresville, NC 28117-9064
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Mooresville
  • Phone Number: +1 704-663-4242
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