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Jordans House of Seafood

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8106 Emerald Dr, Emerald Isle, NC 28594-2715
+1 252-354-5722
10:30 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 10:30 - 22:00
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Kaneohe, Hawaii
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59 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

You know it is a good seafood restaurant when the first thing they do is bring you hush puppies, and they were good. For our meal we started with she-crab soup and raw oysters both were amazing. For dinner we had flounder and shrimp, again amazing. What I really like is that this is a small restaurant and all the... More 

Thank Michael S
North Carolina
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351 reviews
293 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017

We had the she crab soup, eastern clam chowder and 1/2 peck of steam oysters. They have bottle beer only so I had some ice tea. The guy who shucked our oysters was very nice. Our meal was great and enjoy the others around the oyster bar. A very nice place to eat.

Thank woodchop7
Hillsborough, North Carolina
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016

I returned to Jordans after over 10 years absence. Boy, was I disappointed. I brought along a friend who had never eaten there telling him the food was wonderful even thought the building was lacking in decor. Dinner was a huge disappointment - rubbery fried flounder, cold baked potato, and skimpy limp salad. Fortunately, the basket of chilled spiced shrimp... More 

Thank Phoodey2U
Mooresville, North Carolina
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

If you want good fried seafood, Jordan's is the place to go! It is a local fish camp wth modest decor and atmosphere, but very friendly and attentive servers. The portions are generous. The fried seafood is very lightly battered, allowing the flavor of the food to rule the day. The prices are good when you consider how much you... More 

Thank deborahmM769PH
West Milton, Ohio
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2016

We visit Emerald Isle twice a year and never miss visiting Jordan's for their Combo dinner called the House Special. It serves 2-3 people easily! Has all our favorites... Oysters, clams, Big scallops, deviled crab, flounder, shrimp. Check out our photo to see how they load the plate! Love the hot fresh hush puppies they serve while you wait for... More 

Thank MrsMoo82
Cary, North Carolina
1 review
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2016

I ordered a fried scallop sandwich and told the waitress the scallops tasted bitter. The waitress told me that there was nothing wrong with the scallops and essentially said it was my problem. I researched it later, and found that scallops are often sold "wet," meaning that they have been soaked in sodium triphosphate to preserve shelf life. In order... More 

Thank rgwerner33
Roanoke, Virginia
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52 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2016

When I am in an unfamiliar place, as I was at Emerald Isle, I put a lot of confidence in my experience with restaurants. If there's a large crowed in the parking lot at dinner time, then it's probably going to be good food. The parking lot at Jordans was jammed, so I expected a nice experience. Instead, I got... More 

Thank Bob L
Stella, North Carolina
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143 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2016 via mobile

We've been coming here off and on for a while and it is because of the food & the service. From the warm hush puppies that come with every meal to the dessert or after dinner coffee, there is never a lack of a friendly smile. This trip we split a chef's salad, she had stuffed shrimp with fries &... More 

Thank QuahogRob
Berrien Center, Michigan
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16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

Our family brought us here on our vacation. We wanted to experience the oyster bar and this place does not disappoint! The guys in the bar were awesome, encouraging us to try different things and explained what each thing was. The food was outstanding, in fact we ended up going back again. I highly recommend it.

Thank Lisa49102
Morrisville, North Carolina
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

Simple, inexpensive, decent seafood for the price so it is good value. This place won't blow your doors off but a casual place to get some seafood and a beer, it is perfect.

Thank JohninMorrisvilleNC

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
American, Seafood
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Kids
Open Hours
10:30 - 22:00
10:30 - 22:00
10:30 - 22:00
10:30 - 22:00
10:30 - 22:00
10:30 - 22:00
10:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8106 Emerald Dr, Emerald Isle, NC 28594-2715
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Emerald Isle
  • Phone Number: +1 252-354-5722

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?