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“Good Food” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of Jay's Seafood Restaurant

Jay's Seafood Restaurant
Ranked #5 of 62 Restaurants in Albemarle
Cuisines: American, Seafood
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Restaurant details
Good for: Kids, Child-friendly
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Highchairs Available, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Albemarle, North Carolina
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15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“Good Food”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 March 2014

You can order from the menu or eat from the food bar. Food bar has seafood as well as other meats and vegetables. Salad bar good and oyster stew also!

  • Visited March 2014
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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  • English first
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English first
Albemarle, North Carolina
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Go big or go home..”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 March 2014

Located just a few miles southeast of Albemarle on a quiet little country stretch called Stony Gap Road, is one of the best (if not the best) old school fish camps in the state. I don't often rate restaurants, but this is a gem! Open Thursday evenings through Sunday evenings and Sunday lunch, this place is always packed tight. The all-u-can-eat buffet is loaded with fresh Flounder and Catfish with fried popcorn shrimp, fries or wedges, hush puppies and all the trimmings. Not to mention the home cooked chicken, beefsteak, dumplings, beans, corn you name it also included at the buffet feeding trough. Along with a complete salad bar, desserts and an Ice cream station that pumps out both Chocolate and Vanilla and swirl soft-serve. You can also order from the vast menu if you prefer something different? Jay's has been around for as long as I can remember at this very location and shows no sign of slowing down, if you like to eat, this is the place to do it! very affordable (the buffet is currently eleven bucs per person) free refills and very friendly staff. Bring a crowd and tie on the feed bag, you will love it!

  • Visited March 2014
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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Thank Craig427_12
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Albemarle, North Carolina
Level Contributor
22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Salty food! But you can get all that you want.”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 March 2014 via mobile

The choices of food off the bar are numerous. Most is good and greasy but I find the hush puppies to be very salty.

  • Visited February 2014
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 2 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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Thank Carolyn M
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Yorktown
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6 reviews
“A Local Favorite”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 August 2013

At $11/person for All You Can Eat was a value. They did not accept credit cards, which was surprising. The food was plentiful and obviously a crowd favorite based on the early packed dining. The food quality was ok.

Visited July 2013
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Thank Diane W
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working, traveler
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43 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
“Not very good for the price.”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2013 via mobile

First of all they do not take plastic. Cash or checks only.
We visited on a Sunday, and they were offering a buffet style dinner.
Offered was tasteless broiled fish, fried thin fish fillets. Baked chicken, and popcorn shrimp which was the favorite at our table. They also offered many sides. Corn, mash potatoes, gravy, broccoli casseroles, green beans, and fresh salad fixings. For desert they offered pudding, pies apple, and cherry. Theirs cookies and ice cream.
There is not any Sugar Free deserts. Which is quite disappointing because there are alot of diabetics in this area.
For the pricei would go elsewhere so we could have leftovers.

Visited July 2013
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Thank CnMTX
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