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“Great Lunch”

North Banks Restaurant & Raw Bar
Ranked #4 of 82 Restaurants in Corolla
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$15 - US$45
Cuisines: American, Bar, Soups, Seafood, Pub
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Restaurant details
Good for: Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Parking Available, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: We have been a local's favorite seafood establishment for over 20 years. Daily Lunch and Dinner Specials feature fresh local fish and creative sauces. Our Raw Bar features Steamed Shrimp, Maine Lobster, Littleneck Clams, Seaside and Select Oysters, Maine Mussels and Snow Crablegs. Sit at our Full Service bar, hang with the locals, enjoy your favorite libation and watch Major League Baseball, NFL Footbal and NHL Hockey.
Gahanna, Ohio
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111 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
“Great Lunch”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 June 2014

My wife and I went there for lunch. There was a wait for a table so we decided to sit at the bar. Turned out to be a good choice - the two servers at the bar were friendly and efficient. We chose fried oysters and fried shrimp for our lunches - both were very good. I could have handle a shrimp or two more but the serving size was adequate. There was a nice selection of beers on tap - some local.

  • Visited June 2014
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English first
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200 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 132 helpful votes
“Nice lunch! ”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 June 2014 via mobile

Hubby had ahi tuna sanwich... I had crab cake. Both were very good. Great service. Fair prices. We will definitely stop by next time we are in the area.

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Thank dstclair
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Greenville, North Carolina, United States
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22 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Excellent Food, Service, Drinks, etc”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 June 2014

This place is great! Small so plan on waiting, but great for lunch or dinner. The bartenders are awesome so if a party of 4 or less, take a seat at the bar and enjoy the great service while the guys run the steamer and pour up some great drinks!

Visited August 2013
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Thank Jeremy S
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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87 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
“good food and drinks with a nice variety; fair prices”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 May 2014

Loved the fish tacos and the 'painkiller' one day and the grilled fish and pineapple martini on another day. The place is a little small so you want to call ahead to see what the wait is. They also have a couple raw oyster types each day and local fish dish changes each day.

Visited May 2014
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“AMAZING!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 May 2014

We had to wait an hour and fifteen minutes to get a seat, but it was so worth it! Our table got the appetizers that were the fresh catch of the day and I tried soft shell crab, oysters, and tuna for the first time. Our waitress was so great and very knowledgable about the menu. Truly the best seafood I have ever had! The place was pretty small and there was no outdoor seating, but they allowed us to get beers and take them outside to the shopping strip while we waited.

  • Visited May 2014
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Thank 4321Tina1234
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