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Pop's Raw Bar & Restaurant

48967 Nc Highway 12, Buxton, Hatteras Island, NC 27920
+1 252-995-7734
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good34%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“raw oysters” (26 reviews)
“seafood” (48 reviews)
“fries” (34 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM Hours
American, Bar, Seafood, Pub
$$ - $$$
48967 Nc Highway 12, Buxton, Hatteras Island, NC 27920
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Not impressed, however set expectations. This is a bar. It serves bar food. It was loud and we had a difficult time talking at our table. If you like bar food, then go! IMHO, better options exist. Chowder was watered down ... A different type...More

Thank Steven S
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

A nice little place to visit in the Cape Hatteras area. It’s located right along the road, and doesn’t necessarily look like the type of place you might stop in- however, the food is good, and the beer is cold! The locals definitely know about...More

Thank Paul C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Pop’s is great — ice cold beer and great seafood with good service. What more do ya need?! It’s our go to spot when we come to OBX.

Thank Tiffany J
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Love happy hour at Pop's, peel and eat shrimp is the best along with a cold beer. Stop in sometime!!

Thank pviveir0s
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My dad and I stopped in there early May. Yes you eat off of plastic or Styrofoam but who cares. That's possibly how they keep their prices down. I had the steamed scallops and they were basically $1 a piece which is pretty nice for...More

Thank S7576KIryanc
Reviewed 9 May 2018 via mobile

Very expensive for the type of place it is everything plastic cups,silverware,plates and wings were like pigeon legs all flats no legs bye won't be back. I guess he is trying to make up from last fire and storm.

Thank tpc130
Reviewed 17 April 2018 via mobile

When you order, do ask whether your choice is frozen. Scallops were fresh, clam strips were frozen. I enjoyed the $11.99 grilled scallops lunch: scallops, fries, hush puppies and cole slaw.

Thank Kate N
Reviewed 9 April 2018 via mobile

Stop there is always for a fried oysters and had the spicy crawfish and and fried clams. Friendly atmosphere cold beer cold wine just delicious food

Thank obxrod
Reviewed 12 March 2018

Fried Catfish is outstanding, as are the Shrimp and local fish and Chips dishes. It doesn't look like the first choice for a really good dinner, but it is worth the stop. We have been there a number of times and each trip I/we have...More

Thank 721donaldw
Reviewed 7 December 2017

Pops is very small but the customer service is great and staff very f4iendly. The food is good and moderately priced. Good place to get a beer and some steamed shrimp.

Thank FlyGuy66
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11 April 2016|
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Response from BennettG | Reviewed this property |
If I were you, which I am not, I would phone and ask the management directly. Answers you get on TripAdvisor are likely to be nothing more than guesses (see above),
11 July 2015|
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Response from Katherine C | Reviewed this property |
yes, they have a ramp behind pop's in the parking lot
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Seafood, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 48967 Nc Highway 12, Buxton, Hatteras Island, NC 27920
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Outer Banks  >  Hatteras Island  >  Buxton
  • Phone Number: +1 252-995-7734
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