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Fish House Restaurant

) #12 of 17 Restaurants in Buxton €€ - €€€ American, Seafood
48962 Highway 12, Buxton, Hatteras Island, NC 27920
+1 252-995-5151
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Overview
  • Excellent37%
  • Very good29%
  • Average15%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible9%
Travellers talk about
“hush puppies” (22 reviews)
“shrimp” (12 reviews)
“crab cakes” (16 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Seafood
PRICE
€€ - €€€
DETAILS
48962 Highway 12, Buxton, Hatteras Island, NC 27920
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11 - 20 of 119 reviews

Reviewed 15 July 2016

The Fish House has ample menu choices with well-prepared fresh dishes sure to delight. We visited for the first time for lunch - friendly service and tasty food, both fried and grilled. We enjoyed our visit so much our family returned the next day for...More

Thank Rusty R
Reviewed 30 June 2016

Good food, good view, good people... what more could you want? We were one week after the bike weekend and on week before Spring Break, nice quiet beach break for us while the locals caught their breath. Couldn't have been better.

Thank librarynan
Reviewed 20 June 2016

Basically this is Pop's original place from across the street with a slightly bigger menu and a better view. Most of the entrees are served fried with French fries, slaw and hush puppies. Prices range from ~$11 for the clam strips to ~$18 for the...More

Thank BGEmakethree
Reviewed 16 June 2016

Very friendly staff. Location is good and easy to find. They have outside seating which give a nice view.

Thank billf372
Reviewed 1 June 2016

A group of friends and I camped in the Outer Banks for Memorial Day weekend and decided to eat lunch at this place because of the good reviews it had on Trip Advisor. Upon arrival, the server pointed us to a table in the back...More

5  Thank Gerardoar
Reviewed 31 May 2016

We have been coming to Cape Hatteras for 40 years and there really aren't many/any good restaurants left. The local seafood is all shipped by Sysco to their factory for processing and then back out here to the restaurants. So fresh is really about 3...More

Thank Bob R
Reviewed 13 May 2016

This restaurant was recently purchased by the people that own Pop's Raw Bar across the road. They interior has been attractively remodeled and the menu revamped. The surroundings are the same, very basic local boatyard and not fancy. The service was attentive and pleasant. We...More

Thank NCLoggerheads
Reviewed 14 October 2015

I came to Fish House for lunch with my mom and aunt as soon as we arrived in Cape Hatteras. It was recommended to us by one of the locals. We were seated by the window that overlooked a boating pond. It was a great...More

Thank Jane B
Reviewed 21 September 2015

The very definition of casual dining. Just a little hole in the wall looking place. We went off-season midweek so I don't think they were expecting a lunch crowd but they got one. Our group had 11, another group that seated just before us had...More

Thank rsmm0224
Reviewed 15 September 2015

The Fish House Restarant is not at all fancy; it's small and informal. The locally caught fish is fresh that day, and the fried flounder sandwich was the best fish sandwich I've ever had. The grilled flounder was equally good. The hush puppies rate up...More

Thank edukatr
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$10 - US$20
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, View
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
Monday
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
Saturday
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 48962 Highway 12, Buxton, Hatteras Island, NC 27920
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Outer Banks  >  Hatteras Island  >  Buxton
  • Phone Number: +1 252-995-5151
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