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Captain Nance's Seafood

9939 Nance St, Calabash, NC 28467-2715
+1 910-579-2574
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good28%
  • Average15%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible9%
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“lunch” (109 reviews)
“baked potato” (46 reviews)
“trout” (10 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 21:00 Hours
American, Seafood
€€ - €€€
9939 Nance St, Calabash, NC 28467-2715
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This was our first visit though we'd seen it many times before. We went in for a late lunch. The luncheon special was a choice of 2 seafoods - flounder, shrimp, deviled crab or clam strips. 3 of us had the shrimps and flounder and...More

Thank lynnandmike1234
Reviewed 1 week ago

DIABETICS, THIS PLACE ISN'T FOR YOU! Don't expect any menu substitutions. I'm diabetic, so my choices at Capt. Nance are TOOOOOOO limited, and still I have to throw away food served to me. Every other place will make a substitution to accommodate your diet, but...More

Thank Julie W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Everything was delightful and delicious! The lunch special was very good and a great price! Super view of the water and fishing boats.

Thank Jackie V
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were looking for a different place to eat, chose this and glad we did. We each chose the lunch special, choice of 2 fish/seafood items and 2 sides, for $7.95. Wife chose deviled crab and sea trout, baked potato and cole slaw; husband opted...More

Thank rich and linda s
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

fresh seafood---scallops are "melt-in-your-mouth". We get the large platter---and eat the leftovers at our next meal.

Thank carol h
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stopped in for lunch during one of those warm February days. Got to sit outside at shaded table. Service was fast. Tasty fried seafood that was a surprise. The breading was perfectly light, with a little crunch. Cooked just right. Very good hush puppies too....More

Thank Martie P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Myself and a colleague visited here recently while on a business trip to Myrtle Beach. I had lived in Myrtle Beach for approximately seven years, so I am familiar with many of the restaurants in the area and what I would consider to be good...More

Thank clemsonman87
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went there on 2/234/2018 at 3:30 pm. It was a very clean and friendly place. We wanted blackened salmon and blackened tuna. Did not see it in the menu. We asked and the waitress if they could blacken the tuna and salmon. She enthusiastically answered...More

Thank Philip M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The view of the docks is nice, servers are friendly, hushpuppies are great. We have eaten here many times. This time I had the crabcake sandwich and was disappointed because it had a very strong flavor. Overbearing taste. All in all it is a good...More

Thank Photobugchris
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What a beautiful day to observe the waterfront at Calabash while enjoying a delicious lunch at Nance's. I had a bowl of mouthwatering oyster stew! The scallop sandwich was just to die for... yes!!! My friend enjoyed the flounder sandwich and hushpuppies!!! I just wish...More

Thank CathyP1953
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Questions & Answers
Joyce L
24 March 2017|
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Response from GwenStudnick | Reviewed this property |
I don't recall any mention of it being gluten free. Maybe you should call to be sure before going.
13 January 2017|
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Response from ChippyandTracy | Reviewed this property |
This is a small "mom and pop" style establishment, located on the inlet in Calabash, NC. They have some of the freshest and tastiest calabash fried shrimp and fish, and we frequently stop in for their lunch special... More
Gordon W
18 July 2016|
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Response from beachbum045 | Reviewed this property |
they do it broiled also, but if you want it that way stay at red lobster. this place is in calibash
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$24
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, View, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9939 Nance St, Calabash, NC 28467-2715
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Calabash
  • Phone Number: +1 910-579-2574
  • E-mail
We are a family owned and operated business since 1975.We specialize in Calabash style seafood.We have secret family recipes handed down from our great grandmother over 60 years ago.We have a family friendly atmosphere.
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