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Pop's Raw Bar & Restaurant

€€ - €€€American, , Seafood
48967 Nc Highway 12, Buxton, Hatteras Island, NC 27920
+1 252-995-7734
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good35%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“raw oysters” (26 reviews)
“seafood” (48 reviews)
“fries” (33 reviews)
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American, Bar, Seafood, Pub
€€ - €€€
48967 Nc Highway 12, Buxton, Hatteras Island, NC 27920
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

My dad and I stopped in there early May. Yes you eat off of plastic or Styrofoam but who cares. That's possibly how they keep their prices down. I had the steamed scallops and they were basically $1 a piece which is pretty nice for...More

Thank S7576KIryanc
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very expensive for the type of place it is everything plastic cups,silverware,plates and wings were like pigeon legs all flats no legs bye won't be back. I guess he is trying to make up from last fire and storm.

Thank tpc130
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

When you order, do ask whether your choice is frozen. Scallops were fresh, clam strips were frozen. I enjoyed the $11.99 grilled scallops lunch: scallops, fries, hush puppies and cole slaw.

Thank Kate N
Reviewed 8 April 2018 via mobile

Stop there is always for a fried oysters and had the spicy crawfish and and fried clams. Friendly atmosphere cold beer cold wine just delicious food

Thank obxrod
Reviewed 11 March 2018

Fried Catfish is outstanding, as are the Shrimp and local fish and Chips dishes. It doesn't look like the first choice for a really good dinner, but it is worth the stop. We have been there a number of times and each trip I/we have...More

Thank 721donaldw
Reviewed 6 December 2017

Pops is very small but the customer service is great and staff very f4iendly. The food is good and moderately priced. Good place to get a beer and some steamed shrimp.

Thank FlyGuy66
Reviewed 26 October 2017 via mobile

We had a excellent lunch there on a rainy day. Between us we had fried grouper, oysters and scallops. Well worth the visit. Seems to be a local favorite hangout. Great food and service. Am glad they recovered after the fire.

Thank William H M
Reviewed 22 October 2017

You might just drive right past this place..don't, make sure you stop. Fresh fish dishes and many specials are available...excellent. And the drinks are very reasonable.

Thank Bobby B
Reviewed 22 October 2017

On a 3 day fishing trip we found Pops Raw bar. Great seafood and select craft beers in the bottle only. We tried the fried seafood plates of oysters and shrimp replet with fries, slaw, and great service! Good local ambiance!

Thank george h
Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

Great local place. Limited seating at tables so you may have to sit at circular bar. Not really set up for large groups. Lots of appealing entrees and they often have a beer special. Love the generous oyster sandwich. Often some interesting and entertaining clientele...More

Thank Tom L
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11 April 2016|
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Response from BennettG | Reviewed this property |
If I were you, which I am not, I would phone and ask the management directly. Answers you get on TripAdvisor are likely to be nothing more than guesses (see above),
10 July 2015|
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Response from Katherine C | Reviewed this property |
yes, they have a ramp behind pop's in the parking lot
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Seafood, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 48967 Nc Highway 12, Buxton, Hatteras Island, NC 27920
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Outer Banks  >  Hatteras Island  >  Buxton
  • Phone Number: +1 252-995-7734
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