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“Excellent!” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of The Provision Company

The Provision Company
Ranked #3 of 81 Restaurants in Southport
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$10 - US$15
Cuisines: American, Bar, Seafood
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Good for: Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Cheap Eats, Groups, View
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
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“Excellent!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2014

Probably in the top three restaurants in the Oak Island area. On the river at a marina so nice scenery. Food is always excellent and reasonably priced. Outdoor atmosphere, very laid back and extremely casual. Love it!

Visited August 2014
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Shelby, North Carolina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“Best for Peel n' Eat Shrimp....”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2014

Very laid back - sit and eat on the covered back porch which adjoins the dock and enjoy the views. Shrimp is excellent and crabcakes are very good too.....more like a deviled crab stuffing. I had the lunch special of shrimp and a crabcake. Enjoyed both very much. My husband had the crabcake sandwich and even though he isn't a seafood person he enjoyed his selection as well. Don't leave without trying the cucumber/tomato salad. Very refreshing and an excellent side to the peel n eat shrimp. This was our first trip and we were definitely pleased. Wait staff very friendly and accommodating. Will definitely be back soon.

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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101 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
“A one-of-a kind establishment”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2014 via mobile

So you put in your name for a table, order, take your beverages on the honor system, and then sit! It seems unconventional, but this is part of the reason why Provision is a must-see place in Southport.

The shrimp was fresh and the tuna was okay. The service was quick and attentive. Although it is a fun concept to serve drinks to yourself, the beer was not cold. This is probably due to the busy evening as supply could barely keep up with demand.

The tables are all outside and with beautiful views. If traveling with a group, I would definitely stop by.

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Ipswich, Massachusetts
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66 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
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“Fresh fish in a perfect spot”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2014

Every trip to Southport includes a trip to Provisions for me. The food is fresh and delicious (steamed peel & eat shrimp, some hush puppies, and a beer = perfect lunch). The setting is perfect - right on the dock.

Visited August 2014
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Centerville, Ohio
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27 reviews
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“INCREDIBLY FRESH! Love the atmosphere and location!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2014

Our 5th visit to Pro Co! It's a vacation must- have for my family and this time did not disappoint! Fantastic crab cakes! Love the casual atmosphere and friendly service!

  • Visited August 2014
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