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Fish House Restaurant - CLOSED

48962 Highway 12, Buxton, Hatteras Island, NC 27920
+1 252-995-5151
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good29%
  • Average15%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible10%
18 May 2018
19 Sep 2016
“Don't Bother ”
Restaurant Hours Closed
$$ - $$$
48962 Highway 12, Buxton, Hatteras Island, NC 27920
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Reviewed 16 September 2015

The Fish House Restarant is not at all fancy; it's small and informal. The locally caught fish is fresh that day, and the fried flounder sandwich was the best fish sandwich I've ever had. The grilled flounder was equally good. The hush puppies rate up...More

Thank edukatr
Reviewed 14 September 2015

We were looking for a quick meal onroute to Okracoke Island and were really happy to have found this place. Very warm and friendly staff and they have a nice waterfront Deck. The Crabcakes are excellent. Definitely will go back next time we are in...More

Thank Markujitsu
Reviewed 14 September 2015

Clam strips, crab cakes made on site all very good. Hush puppies, too. Casual restaurant - great for lunch or dinner.

Thank Bergerfamilytree
Reviewed 29 August 2015

Great variety of fried seafood, down to earth hometown atmosphere. Great way to end a long day at the beach! Their batter is amazing!

Thank John F
Reviewed 25 August 2015 via mobile

I got the steamed scallops. Anyone who knows anything about scallops knows that they have a natural sweetness. Any seasoning should bring out the best of that natural flavor. Unfortunately, that was not the case. The scallops were cooked perfectly. Unfortunately, they were ruined by...More

Thank obxdream
Reviewed 18 August 2015

Wait staff was wonderful. Menu choices were basically normal seafood choices (mostly fried / basket / sandwich), but well-prepared and tasted great! Perfect place for lunch, and sitting outside is totally worth it!

Thank DharmaKarmaVA
Reviewed 18 August 2015 via mobile

Stopped in for a late lunch. Wife had the crab cake sandwich and I had the fried flounder sandwich. Her crab cake was very ordinary, no real wow factor. My flounder sandwich was very good. Large piece of fish. Flaky lightly battered We would return...More

Thank bigmcc316
Reviewed 13 August 2015

Nice quaint little family style restaurant. Sits right on the water. With options to eat inside or outside on the deck

Thank Holly r
Reviewed 11 August 2015

Tried Pop's earlier in the week, so we decided to give this place a try since they have the same owner. We went for lunch. I had a crab cake and my friend had blackened tilapia.. Both meals came with fries, coleslaw, and hush puppies....More

Thank ATravelingGirl09
Reviewed 4 August 2015 via mobile

We have eaten here before off season and had good meals. We were shocked at our more recent visit. Hush puppies had shrunk in size, crab cake was all breadcrumbs, and staff started sweeping the floors and putting chairs up on tables before we had...More

Thank jeff625
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$10 - US$20
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 48962 Highway 12, Buxton, Hatteras Island, NC 27920
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Outer Banks  >  Hatteras Island  >  Buxton
  • Phone Number: +1 252-995-5151
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