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Old Salty's

3 Boardwalk, Front, Carolina Beach, NC 28428-5577
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good22%
  • Average16%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“shrimp” (13 reviews)
“onion rings” (6 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Bar, Seafood, Pub
$$ - $$$
3 Boardwalk, Front, Carolina Beach, NC 28428-5577
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We tried this restaurant on night #2 of our Carolina Beach stay, and I wish we had found it first! The coconut shrimp was amazing! We went early and it was hardly crowded, perfect for our little family to sit on the patio!

1  Thank Pinkie13
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place has been around a while, having moved from the boardwalk. Brenda--the owner--is very personable, and the character of the place reflects her charming saltiness. The friend onion rings are delicious: thinly sliced, light batter. And the friend flounder and peel-n-eat shrimp were tasty....More

1  Thank DrBanjo77
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We need a quick lunch late in the day and couldn't have been happier. All the food was fresh and tasty and the girl serving us had her A game going even though it was past the usual lunch hour. The kids were happy with...More

1  Thank Wunrundun
Reviewed 12 May 2017

My friend and her daughter ordered seafood and enjoyed their meals. I ordered steak and while it was tasty, it was very chewy. The server was very friendly, restaurant was clean, and the baked potato was great. Should have heeded my son's rule: Never order...More

Thank Jennifer R
Reviewed 9 May 2017

Had few rounds of beers sitting inside. Bartender/ server was ok, not super friendly or attentive. Havent tried food cause place did not look clean enough to trust them.

Thank Mirjana B
Reviewed 5 May 2017

DH had a grilled tuna sandwich and fries. He said it was fine. I had shrimp, grilled zucchini and grilled green beans. Was tasty but portion small with 4 circles of zucchini, 6 shrimp and canned beans for $14.99. Tea glass was never empty. Waitress...More

Thank cindeeandjim
Reviewed 26 April 2017

love the friendly atmosphere and casualness... its the beach! jim took very good care of us... glasses always full and food was delicious.

Thank Ron W
Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

We have to come here each trip because my kids LOVE the fried frog legs. But.. My shrimp was nearly impossible to peel (so likely old and overcooked). The crab leg meat was dry and tough like jerky - I ate none of it -...More

Thank Ron E
Reviewed 7 April 2017

Sat outside and enjoyed a full range of local seafood! (eleven in our group and all felt great about this pick for lunch!) We will return!

Thank Dennis J
Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

Stopped in for an early dinner on a week night; were the only people there it appeared. Ate on the porch and Jim (bartender) was our server. He was friendly, funny, and efficient. Fried green tomatoes were very good; however burger and fish sandwich were...More

Thank Shanan G
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Seafood, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3 Boardwalk, Front, Carolina Beach, NC 28428-5577
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Carolina Beach
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