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Dead End Saloon and Fish Factory

4907 Fish Factory Rd SE, Southport, NC 28461-8096
+1 910-454-4002
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good42%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible7%
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“crab soup” (12 reviews)
“quesadilla” (15 reviews)
“fries” (29 reviews)
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American, Bar, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
4907 Fish Factory Rd SE, Southport, NC 28461-8096
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Reviewed yesterday

The food is reliably good, but service is inconsistent. It was very slow on our last dinner. We always enjoy the food and the view. Calamari is good. Anything with fish is very good.

Thank purselady1
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I had a veggie burger with blue cheese. Was really good. Lots of cheese! Asked for broccoli crisp. Got it right! Thank you! Hubbys fish and chips was mushy so they brought him mahi mahi. Looked like what we get at Publix. Was better than...More

Thank Globaby100
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Ok, so everybody has an off night. The reviews for dead end salon were not the most praising. However, if you don't give this place a try, you'll miss out on a great find. From the calamari to the gigantic portion of fish n chips,...More

Thank John R U
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped in this marina restaurant for a cold brew and an afternoon snack. Nice vibe. Lots of window tables overlooking the channel. Service was quick. Prices reasonable. Specialty drinks. Good nachos and chicken wings. Sandwiches looked good. Will return.

Thank V3839JQnancyg
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

After the Blessing of the Fleet, the crew went to Dead End for beers and food. The selection of beers is remarkably inclusive and the food was quite good -- better than previous visits. Crab cakes were definitely NOT local as they were large and...More

Thank EndlessSummerCaptain
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We went here for lunch and the food was amazing. What made it even better was the amazing service we had from our waitress Angela. We told her what we were looking for and she made sure that was what we got. Great beers on...More

Thank Hilary M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

So drove up with family/friends from North Myrtle Beach for lunch. We are ordered different things. I had the Greek Salad with Wild Caught Salmon. It was good, Salmon a bit dry but good flavor. he Crab and Shrimp QUESADILLAS were really enjoyable. Now the...More

Thank Dina C
Reviewed 8 March 2018

Went there today for late lunch, 1:30pm, only 8-10 people in the restaurant so it was very disturbing to told it would be a "Few Minutes" before we could be seated. After waiting nearly 15 minutes and asking the wait staff if we could seat...More

Thank Wuleebear
Reviewed 22 February 2018 via mobile

What a great place to stop for a drink and look out at the water. Great white sangria, lots of beer selections including local brews. We didn’t eat, but the menu looked quite nice. Fun time!

Thank Twinkler1004
Reviewed 9 February 2018

I have gone before so was very unpleasantly surprised by all the new apparently in training employees, servers were slow but ok but the cook made our medium burgers bloody red with a bloody roll sopping up the juice. Yuck. It was awful, To be...More

1  Thank Mona C
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Response from roni51 | Reviewed this property |
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Response from lexxi18 | Reviewed this property |
Thre re. Few Gluten Fre section such s grilled chicken., salads,etc. my sister is Gluten intolerant and she eats her. Hope this helps. You could call and speak ith the cook to get accurate answers to your questions.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
View, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4907 Fish Factory Rd SE, Southport, NC 28461-8096
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Southport
  • Phone Number: +1 910-454-4002
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