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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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11:00 - 21:00 Hours
American, Bar, Seafood, Pub
€€ - €€€
48967 Nc Highway 12, Buxton, Hatteras Island, NC 27920
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Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

Must stop while on Hatteras Island! From the outside you might think differently but when you go in - the atmosphere is so fun with great eats!

Thank gennrain
A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

This is a small bar but forget the alcohol. Come in for the fresh caught shrimp, scallops, oysters, and clams. I got the blackened shrimp and nothing else. It's not kid friendly, there's no refills on drinks, you get plastic silverware - but the FOOD!...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 29 September 2016

This is definitely a bar/dive but the atmosphere is friendly and the steamed, spicy shrimp are amazing

Thank G P
Reviewed 28 September 2016

A cool pub that serves good seafood in a laid-back atmosphere. Many different affordable options on the menu. The service was prompt and friendly. My only quibble is that everything was served in plastic but otherwise, a nice local experience.

Thank Hugo V
Reviewed 24 September 2016

Busy little restaurant for vacationers and locals. Love it! Nicole is fabulous, always pleasant and ready to get you whatever you want. The shrimp/crab/wasabi balls were to die for!

Thank Toody11
Reviewed 22 September 2016 via mobile

My fiancé and I went here with his parents and it was super divey but inviting and had a great atmosphere. Even though it was busy the woman who served us was upbeat and payed a lot of attention. I got a lb of crawfish...More

Thank alevknecht
Reviewed 22 September 2016

Small, hole in the wall....don't let the outside fool you!!! GREAT food and friendly service!! Not great for a large crowd unless you don't mind sitting at different tables!

Thank amyc1963
Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

Best spicy steamed shrimp.A must stop when on vacation. Hey folks it's a bar live with it.You won't regret coming here.

Thank Phil G
Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

It's a dive bar that sells seafood. I came here SPECIFICALLY because it is advertised as a raw bar, but at 7pm on a Monday, they were out of raw oysters. VERY disappointed. So I got their spicy steamed shrimp instead. It was supposed to...More

1  Thank Allison L
Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

My boyfriend and I tried this place out last year and thought the food was absolutely delicious and the beer (PBR pounders for $3) was extremely up-our-alley! We had the grilled tuna sandwich with lettuc and tomato and the grilled flounder sandwich; both were SO...More

Thank SmileAtTheTrees
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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
Bar Scene, Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
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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