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The Original Beck's Seafood Restaurant...stay away!!!!!!

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The Original Beck's Seafood Restaurant...stay away!!!!!!

When we go for our annual stay in Cherry Grove Beach, SC we always like to go to Calabash, NC for a couple seafood meals (only about a 10 minute drive). We haven't tried "The Original Beck's" restaurant for a while so we decided to try it this time (10/3/07). Since we always rent a beautiful condo with balcony overlooking the ocean we always get take-out so we can eat looking out at our gorgeous view. We wanted a salad instead of cole slaw but that couldn't be done so we had to pay an extra 2.50 each for a tiny salad.We went along w/ that okay. We ordered the fried oyster platter and the fried scallop platter. When we got back to our condo we saw that we had the oyster platter but instead of the scallops they gave us fish. My husband called the rest. to complain and for some kind of compensation but the manager acted so rude saying all they would do would be to give us 1.00 back to our credit card. The oysters were so tough and the french fries had to be thrown out since they tasted like card board. We will NEVER go back there again!!! No Wonder the parking lot was empty when we got there...we just thought we were the early birds that day.

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1. Re: The Original Beck's Seafood Restaurant...stay away!!!!!!

The restaurants of Calabash are not what they used to be, although I will say taking fried seafood out is iffy: it's best straight from the fryer. However, closer to you in Cherry Grove is Hoskins, which is on the Main Street of Ocean Drive out towards BiLo at the Beach. Hoskins has been around for a long time and can not be beat for doing it right. You should give them a try in the future. Probably the best fried seafood on your end of the beach.

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2. Re: The Original Beck's Seafood Restaurant...stay away!!!!!!

We love this place - but we never ordered take out from there. You can't order fried food and take it home or it will get soggy and even tough. We go in and dine and have never had a bad dinner or service. Great place for the family - great atmosphere - very clean and inviting. You should try to dine in and I bet you won't be disappointed. We've tried several of the places in Calabash and this is our fave!

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