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Big Oak Drive In & BBQ

1167 Salter Path Rd, Salter Path, NC
+1 252-247-2588
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good32%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“shrimp burger” (175 reviews)
“onion rings” (23 reviews)
“hush puppies” (23 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM Hours
American, Seafood, Fast food
1167 Salter Path Rd, Salter Path, NC
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We stumbled onto BODI on our last visit and the shrimp burger came highly recommended. So we tried it and became believers. They have an extensive menu of carry out foods but I'll probably never get past the shrimp.

Thank Larry C
Reviewed 3 days ago

We live down the street from Big Oak in EI and have gotten shrimp burgers many times over the years. We, over time, now tend to see them as just all right but kind of expensive for what they are and the parking at the...More

1  Thank Edward C
Reviewed 13 March 2018

I love the shrimp burger and nobody makes them like Big Oak Drive Inn & BBQ. Also, the shakes are great. Past that, I don't know because that's all I order.

Reviewed 13 March 2018

Deep fried classics. Shrimp burgers and oyster burgers are awesome. Fries and onion rings, too. We've had a few things over the years that were extra greasy, but no real quality issues. Place looks a little dumpy, but the food is not.

Thank cherylh535
Reviewed 10 October 2017

Shrimpburger is piled high with delicious shrimp. Fried pickles are good. And, holy cow, the barbecue is the best you'll find anywhere!

Thank John C
Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

Everything tasted the same and it was a bit confusing when trying to get everyone's order in. Many people would like this place and I figure earlier in the day it might taste better but I am not one of those. If you like fried...More

Thank hjpoole
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

Big Oak has it right, a little pricey for the value...but real good...try the fried pickles & the burger!!!

Thank Testarosa
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Have been eating the BIG OAKS wonderful, fresh, local caught, AND plentiful, seafood for several years now. Fantastic!! Fish, Shrimp, Scallop, Oyster, Burgers are FANTASTIC!!!! (Hamburgers also!)

Thank Provo_10
Reviewed 25 September 2017

We went for the shrimp burger and were so very pleased that we found it! Had to drive a way from our hotel, but it was worth it. and they only take CASH so be mindful of that. Order the shrimp burger (we did the...More

Thank Mayh791
Reviewed 25 September 2017

I love 'em. All the way. And I add my own extra ketchup. I get a large one and never regret it, even though I'm 5' 1" and sometimes I'll get two regular. A shake and fries are also so perfect to accompany it,... but...More

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Questions & Answers
20 April 2017|
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Response from KingJamesIII61 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, pick nick tables
19 March 2017|
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Response from David B | Reviewed this property |
Large is around $8 and a small is $6 for a shrimp burger. Large is pretty stinking huge...
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1167 Salter Path Rd, Salter Path, NC
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Salter Path
  • Phone Number: +1 252-247-2588
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