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Fish Hook Grill

980 Island Rd, Harkers Island, NC 28531
+1 252-728-1792
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good33%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“clam chowder” (12 reviews)
“seafood” (34 reviews)
“hush puppies” (28 reviews)
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American, Seafood
$$ - $$$
980 Island Rd, Harkers Island, NC 28531
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We spent a few hours on Shackleford Banks and Cape Lookout seashore via the Harkers Island Ferry. On our way leaving the marina, we looked up restaurants that were close by and found the Fish Hook Grill. The menu was varied enough to even please...More

Thank Susan M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This fish shack has everything - great fresh fish and shellfish, amazing Hatteras clam chowder, a pleasant wood interior, outdoor seating, and good location along the main drive out to the ferry on Harkers Island out to Cape Lookout and Shackleford Banks. A great place...More

Thank hmh22017
Reviewed 8 March 2018 via mobile

Pretty classic Carolina Seafood place. Three of us got clams, which were on par with elsewhere. I thought the fries tasted a bit “off”, either the oil needed changing or they cook them in the same oil with the seafood. The real standout were the...More

Thank sophiegirl04
Heather B, Owner at Fish Hook Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 9 March 2018

I'm so sorry you felt something was off I remember your table well!! If ever someone is disappointed we thrive to make it better yet we need to know when we ask how everything is!! Our fryers are changed twice a week at this quieter...More

Reviewed 5 November 2017

The hook is a great place to visit. They have choices to make seafood lovers and those strange folks who don't love seafood happy. The food is always tasty and the variety of seafood is always pleasing.

Thank Travis C
Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

Pretty good but lacked a sufficient number of servers to provide good service. Hush puppies really good. Has fresh shrimp too and local flounder. Would return when less busy

Thank Barbara M
Reviewed 3 October 2017

My husband and I were visiting Harkers Island for our anniversary. We stayed in a campground near by and decided check out the Fish Hook Grill. The food was good - normal fare - best is fried but my husband enjoyed the catch of the...More

Thank MeBette E
Reviewed 1 October 2017

First time on Harker's Island and in the Atlantic Beach area. The service was absolutely wonderful. The food was delicious (grilled shrimp, fries cooked perfectly, scrumptious hushpuppies, lovely clam chowder). We were a bit surprised when the check came. My husband had one of the...More

Thank sabrinanicole11
Reviewed 11 September 2017 via mobile

My family truly enjoyed this quaint mom & pop local restaurant with its warm hospitality, great service, fresh seafood and local catch. Due to the heat, my family decided on the indoor seating (outdoor picnic tables also available.) We dined on Hatteras Clam Chowder, hush...More

Thank MSME22
Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

Great food at a reasonable price. Had the Buffalo Shrimp appetizer and it was spicy, and great! Waitress was helpful and friendly! Food was brought out quickly, and don't miss the homemade dessert. I made the lady who makes them, delightful! and she makes a...More

Thank B. Dawn M
Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

Good food and variations from American to seafood. Very clean and cool decor. Sweet staff! Perfect "hole in the wall" place but really not hole in the wall style lol.

Thank jjlillie21
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$17
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 3:00 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: 980 Island Rd, Harkers Island, NC 28531
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Harkers Island
  • Phone Number: +1 252-728-1792
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Fresh local seafood Lunch and dinner Beer and wine
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