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White Swan Bar-B-Q and Fried Chicken

407-9 Atlantic Beach Causeway, Atlantic Beach, NC 28512-5342
+1 252-726-9607
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good37%
  • Average12%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“fried chicken” (12 reviews)
“hush puppies” (10 reviews)
“onion rings” (3 reviews)
Open Now
10:30 - 19:00All hours
American, Barbecue
407-9 Atlantic Beach Causeway, Atlantic Beach, NC 28512-5342
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1 - 10 of 54 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

We wanted to eat here, but walked in and found it to be a real dive, not that sanitary looking from what I could see.

Thank Larry20874
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We got the family pack plus okra take out during vacation. The fried chicken was dry and tough. We live near Lexington NC and are very familiar with NC style bbq. But this was dry, had a strange taste, and could have used extra vinegar...More

Thank roadtrip1084
Reviewed 5 June 2017

We ate at the old location on the island a couple of years ago and it was horrible. They are under new ownership and have a new location on the Causeway. It was amazing. We ate there 2 times in one week. Will definately be...More

1  Thank Kevin Banjo Boy B
Reviewed 2 May 2017

I was sad to see the White Swan at the old location on Fort Macon/Salter Path Road was closed and then thrilled when I saw the sign on the Atlantic Beach Causeway. I miss the old place. The warmth and friendliness is gone, as well...More

1  Thank Suelynne R
Reviewed 12 August 2016 via mobile

Ive eaten here several times over the years. The food is good but...it must be fresh. I had some not that fresh and it wasnt good. Time of day i guess. Should be fresh always. People are very friendly there. Needs more cole slaw on...More

2  Thank idkwtflol14
Reviewed 20 July 2016

We visit here every year, I actually look forward to it. This year I was highly disappointment. Not only did the family pack go up almost 10 dollars , the recipe was NOT the same. Feeding 6 people and spending $75 was not my idea...More

Thank Brenda B
Reviewed 26 June 2016

We live in Carteret County, and took the drive to Atlantic Beach to go to White Swan Bar-B-Q and Fried Chicken. We have eaten at this restaurant many times over the years. The food was good but they have raised their prices quite a bit...More

1  Thank Diane M
Reviewed 19 June 2016

One of our main objectives for our weekend away was to get some good BBQ and we definitely succeeded! Don't be fooled by the location (half of a gas station/convenience store), the food is definitely worth a stop, and the staff were super friendly. They...More

1  Thank Emily M
Reviewed 24 May 2016

I can understand that most of the BBQ places are more inland, and I can understand that you're not open for dinner until the next, busier week (Memorial Day). BUT.... when you're about the only BBQ restaurant in the immediate area, AND BBQ is in...More

Thank GAtraveler100
Reviewed 7 April 2016

I can not say enough about this little gem. They have amazing NC BBQ!!! Without breaking the bank. We eat here 2-3 times during our weeks long visit to the beach. The service is always great! Big menu and variety. The daily specials and coupons...More

1  Thank Brenda B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
10:30 - 14:30
10:30 - 19:00
10:30 - 19:00
10:30 - 19:00
10:30 - 19:00
10:30 - 20:30
10:30 - 20:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 407-9 Atlantic Beach Causeway, Atlantic Beach, NC 28512-5342
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Atlantic Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 252-726-9607
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