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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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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good35%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“raw oysters” (25 reviews)
“crawfish” (9 reviews)
“seafood” (53 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 25 September 2016

Busy little restaurant for vacationers and locals. Love it! Nicole is fabulous, always pleasant and ready to get you whatever you want. The shrimp/crab/wasabi balls were to die for!

Thank Toody11
Reviewed 23 September 2016 via mobile

My fiancé and I went here with his parents and it was super divey but inviting and had a great atmosphere. Even though it was busy the woman who served us was upbeat and payed a lot of attention. I got a lb of crawfish...More

Thank alevknecht
Reviewed 22 September 2016

Small, hole in the wall....don't let the outside fool you!!! GREAT food and friendly service!! Not great for a large crowd unless you don't mind sitting at different tables!

Thank amyc1963
Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

Best spicy steamed shrimp.A must stop when on vacation. Hey folks it's a bar live with it.You won't regret coming here.

Thank Phil G
Reviewed 20 September 2016 via mobile

It's a dive bar that sells seafood. I came here SPECIFICALLY because it is advertised as a raw bar, but at 7pm on a Monday, they were out of raw oysters. VERY disappointed. So I got their spicy steamed shrimp instead. It was supposed to...More

1  Thank Allison L
Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

My boyfriend and I tried this place out last year and thought the food was absolutely delicious and the beer (PBR pounders for $3) was extremely up-our-alley! We had the grilled tuna sandwich with lettuc and tomato and the grilled flounder sandwich; both were SO...More

Thank SmileAtTheTrees
Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

This place looks like a little hole in the wall and it is, but the staff was extremely nice and service was great! Good was excellent. We all had seafood and it was delicious, cooked to perfection. This place is definitely more of a dive...More

Thank Stephandmike51813
Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

We were looking for some where to stop and eat and this was a last second choice. The food was good the service was good. It's a very small place but our experience was good.

Thank Clint M
Reviewed 15 September 2016

Food was good especially the raw oysters. I am allergic to shellfish so my husband was able to get the good stuff. When I told the waitress I was allergic she wasn't very thrilled, getting off to a great start, good thing I can drink...More

Thank Anna S
Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

Nice hole in the wall. Really more of a bar than a restaurant. The menu was reasonably priced with burgers sandwiches and some seafood. We sat down and waited a while but there was only one server working with no bartender or busser. It was...More

Thank Late B
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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
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene
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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