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Big Oak Drive In & BBQ

1167 Salter Path Rd, Salter Path, NC
+1 252-247-2588
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good31%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“shrimp burger” (189 reviews)
“onion rings” (26 reviews)
“hush puppies” (27 reviews)
Opens in 9 min
American, Seafood, Fast food
1167 Salter Path Rd, Salter Path, NC
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Reviewed October 9, 2018 via mobile

Less expensive way to get excellent fresh seafood. Eat in your car or take away. Actually spent double at the top rated seafood restaurant in the area AND this was better!!!

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank NC2CUN
Reviewed October 4, 2018

It's an ole style drive in. You go to the window, they take your order, lots to choose from on the side of the building. You hang around and they scream your name, hand you the bag of food and you eat or leave in...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank rrossjr
Reviewed August 21, 2018 via mobile

Shrimp burgers are the best - a must do on vacation. The portion of shrimp is great for the price! Scallop burgers are good as well.

Date of visit: August 2018
1  Thank carolinacalm
Reviewed August 19, 2018

Drive in with window and small parking lot. The food is good. I recommend the shrimp or scallop burger... Really everything is good even the BBQ. However, they take advantage of being one of the few restaurants in that area and it's over priced even...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank sherrync
Reviewed August 19, 2018

Love this little place which has been around forever. It's a drive up ,get out of your car and order / take away window. Don't let the term shrimp or scallop "burger" fool you...no beef w/ seafood in it. It's pure 100% shrimp or scallops...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Soosun3916
Reviewed August 16, 2018 via mobile

The guy that takes your order is the rudest person ever! The food is over priced and not good. Never again!

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank voneal2000
Reviewed August 11, 2018 via mobile

Read review in our state and wanted to try shrimp burger. Tried to call ahead the order. Told to wait. Heard background talking as we were not even on hold. Ended up driving there and got there before phone picked up. So stood in line...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank memywifeandkids
Reviewed August 5, 2018 via mobile

Stopped her while on vacation after seeing all the wonderful reviews. Hushpuppies are amazing and yes banana pudding is a must. Loved my shrimpburger, although its fried I would have preffered broiled or grilled but it was yummy with the sauce and slaw. Husband had...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank beachmom250
Reviewed August 1, 2018

The best seafood find on our 6 day trip! It was so good we went back every day for lunch! A local cop told us about a spot overlooking the water, and we'd take it there and eat every day. If I had to pick...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank FromSea2ShiningC
Reviewed August 1, 2018 via mobile

Big Oak is an institution in Salter Path. Nothing fancy but great food. Shrimp burgers and onion rings are my favorite. Enough shrimp on one burger for two burgers! The shrimp fall off the side there's so many. Truly get your money's worth.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank jojoandsister
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April 20, 2017|
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Response from KingJamesIII61 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, pick nick tables
March 19, 2017|
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Response from David B | Reviewed this property |
Large is around $8 and a small is $6 for a shrimp burger. Large is pretty stinking huge...
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1167 Salter Path Rd, Salter Path, NC
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Salter Path
  • Phone Number: +1 252-247-2588
  • E-mail
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