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Shuckin Shack

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6 North Lake Park, Carolina Beach, NC
+1 910-458-7380
11:00 - 02:00
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Sun 12:00 - 02:00
Mon - Sat 11:00 - 02:00
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

On a recent trip to Carolina Beach we were looking for a casual,funky restaurant that specialized in oysters. We searched TA and other sites and found the Shuckin Shack. We each had a dozen, one raw, one steamed. Both fresh and very good. They have a number of draft beers including some crafts. We settled for bloody marys which we... More 

Thank yerrt
Raleigh, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

High recommend the shrimp in Old Bay. Shrimp is large and perfectly steamed. The service was great too - very efficient but didn't make us feel rushed.

Thank NCTraveler_1964
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Today shrimp just happened to be 25% off and they were very very easy to peel and very delicious. I had them with Old Bay and cocktail sauce. The bartender was very friendly and kept checking on me. I will be back very soon to have some more shrimp, and try some oysters and other items on the menu :-)

Thank Mikep121271
Norman, Oklahoma, United States
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4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stopped in on Saturday night thinking I would sit at the bar and eat. The restaurant was crowded so I decided to order take out. when I got to my room I was impressed with the amount of food and how good it all tasted.

Thank Kim T
Salisbury, North Carolina
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19 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The Shuckin Shack is right at the boardwalk and it's always a good choice for dinner and drinks. Had the crab legs, oysters and peel and eat shrimp and was as good as always. Small, quaint and enjoyable. Can't go wrong here.

Thank Sydsyl
Springfield, Massachusetts, United States
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61 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016 via mobile

Had the low country boil and a beer. Corn was soggy but the rest of it was very tasty and properly cooked. Beer is the "coldest in town" per a fellow customer.

Thank Peter H
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

If you like fresh steamed and raw seafood, this is the place. Near the Boardwalk, it's more like a local bar hangout than a touristy place. Nice beer and drink selection. Great on-the-half-shell raw offering.

Thank Jim S
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

Small--basically a bar and a row of tables Excellent beer selection and very friendly staff. Raw oysters and peel-n-eat shrimp were very good. Prices reasonable (but not dirt cheap). Hushpuppies were delish.

Thank ChapmanAIA
Wilmington, North Carolina
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

Ive never ordered anything but the shrimp because Im stuck on it...so so so so good!!! Very small place so get there early if you want a table only 3 tables

Thank daxsa67
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

Meal was wonderful, atmosphere was great, and the staff was very friendly. I would go back again next time in town.

Thank Tyler W

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Seafood, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Cheap Eats, Local cuisine, Bar Scene
Open Hours
12:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6 North Lake Park, Carolina Beach, NC
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Carolina Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 910-458-7380

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?