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Dead End Saloon and Fish Factory

4907 Fish Factory Rd SE, Southport, NC 28461-8096
+1 910-454-4002
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good41%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“crab soup” (13 reviews)
“nachos” (9 reviews)
“french bread” (5 reviews)
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American, Bar, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
4907 Fish Factory Rd SE, Southport, NC 28461-8096
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This was our third dinner meal for a three day weekend in Southport. On our last trip in July and this trip, I really wanted to visit places we don't usually visit. Ironically (for a foodie) I had NOT been to three or four of...More

Thank David K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We live in South Harbour Village, so this place is within walking distance from our house. The location is great as it is right on the Intracoastal waterway. The only reason we do not frequent more often is that the prices seem a little high...More

Thank Ryan H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I have given this establishment a fair run. While many may like it, I find it mediocre at best. First visit was in summer, and they definitely have their act together better in busy season. Second visit, I took out of town guests in September....More

Thank Cindy C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had dinner here on a summer evening - crowd was small. Food was expensive for nothing too special. Poor atmosphere and boring service.

Thank RexxieRoo
Reviewed 11 November 2017 via mobile

Menus offers a large variety of items. We eat here several times during the year. The crab cakes are fantastic. Full of crab and not stuffing.

Thank gaillipp
Reviewed 8 November 2017

If you are looking for fancy, this ain't the place. Atmosphere is all nautical - by a Marina, water on two sides, good sea food and decent draft beer. Prices are reasonable and its honest food with generous portions. I like the seafood quesadilla, which...More

Thank Frank C
Reviewed 2 November 2017 via mobile

Really tasty lunch! My husband had the shrimp burger. I had crab soup and fried calamari, very good!!

Thank Joelle W
Reviewed 29 October 2017

Informal dining, casual dress. Excellent friendly service, makes you feel at home. beautiful view with sunsets.

Thank Joe G
Reviewed 23 October 2017

Now that the tourists have all gone home for the season, it's time to venture back to some of our favorite Oak Island area restaurants. One that comes to mind is the Dead End Saloon. We went over on a Saturday night to actually enjoy...More

Thank Gary C
Reviewed 23 October 2017 via mobile

Great casual spot on the inter coastal way. Food was great and they where super busy the night we where there and apologized for back up and comped two drinks for the wait. We sat at bar and had great service

Thank 901jones
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Response from lexxi18 | Reviewed this property |
Thre re. Few Gluten Fre section such s grilled chicken., salads,etc. my sister is Gluten intolerant and she eats her. Hope this helps. You could call and speak ith the cook to get accurate answers to your questions.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4907 Fish Factory Rd SE, Southport, NC 28461-8096
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Southport
  • Phone Number: +1 910-454-4002
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