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Captain Nance's Seafood

9939 Nance St, Calabash, NC 28467-2715
+1 910-579-2574
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good28%
  • Average15%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible9%
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“lunch” (104 reviews)
“baked potato” (52 reviews)
“hush puppies” (119 reviews)
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American, Seafood
$$ - $$$
9939 Nance St, Calabash, NC 28467-2715
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We took a group of 63 to this restaurant and you could not have asked for better service or food. They are so accommodating and provided a menu in advance to help us meet a tight timeline. Thanks for a great job! We will definitely...More

Thank CarylinaNana
Reviewed 1 week ago

Not a fancy place, but has plenty of room to move guests through. It's right on the dock, and you can see the fishing boats right out the window. Nice . The family enjoyed their meals, but I was left with a bad taste in...More

Thank 50StatesOrDieTrying
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Really enjoyed our second visit to this quaint restaurant. Shrimp was awesome. Hush puppies were a bit too sweet for me but overall I can highly recommend Captain Nances! Give it a try.

Thank imdatoolman
Reviewed 1 week ago

Been here many times for lunch the people are friendly and the food was guick to the table..the hush puppies are Delicious

Thank waxshx40
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We’ve been coming here for years. If it’s always great and I love being right on the water. I would recommend.

Thank krissypoo79
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Another wonderful vacation, filled with fun, friends and good food. Love to drive up to Calabash for the wonderful seafood offered by an amazing number of good restaurants in such a small area. Captain Nance's is one of our favorites.

Thank Rebecca P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My family ate dinner here. We were seating quickly and our waitress came over, she was fantastic. She joked with he kids and w felt like she was truly glad that we were there. The hush puppies with honey butter are crazy good! I ordered...More

Thank uncpig
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Captain NancesCaptain Nances Review Mostly frozen fish and then fried. Only 2 "fresh" items on the menu. There are many seafood restaurants around this one in Calabash, NC. As per the waitress, the spots and flounder were the only two fresh items on the menu....More

Thank Anthony G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a comfortable clean endearing restaurant with a great menu and even better prices. This charming restaurant is on the intercoastal waterway in Calabash, NC

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and her friend was shopping in Calabash, NC during the lunch hour. I was hungry so decided to drive over to this restaurant on the water. It was a cold windy day, so sat inside. The server was at the table in a...More

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Joyce L
25 March 2017|
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Response from GwenStudnick | Reviewed this property |
I don't recall any mention of it being gluten free. Maybe you should call to be sure before going.
14 January 2017|
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Response from ChippyandTracy | Reviewed this property |
This is a small "mom and pop" style establishment, located on the inlet in Calabash, NC. They have some of the freshest and tastiest calabash fried shrimp and fish, and we frequently stop in for their lunch special... More
Gordon W
19 July 2016|
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Response from beachbum045 | Reviewed this property |
they do it broiled also, but if you want it that way stay at red lobster. this place is in calibash
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$24
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
View, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
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
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9939 Nance St, Calabash, NC 28467-2715
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Calabash
  • Phone Number: +1 910-579-2574
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We are a family owned and operated business since 1975.We specialize in Calabash style seafood.We have secret family recipes handed down from our great grandmother over 60 years ago.We have a family friendly atmosphere.
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