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Captain Nance's Seafood

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9939 Nance St, Calabash, NC 28467-2715
+1 910-579-2574
11:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 21:00
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Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
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17 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

We go to Captain Nance's every two months or so for the lunch special. We have never been disappointed with the service or the food. My favorite are the fried clams and shrimp on the lunch special. With the fries, cole slaw and hush puppies, you will not leave hungry. All at a great price. My husband has had the... More 

Thank gibby0508
Hickory, North Carolina
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65 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Wife and I participated in Taste of Calabash April 22, 2017. Nances was nicely prepared for visitors with outside tables and their family offering welcoming service ( including two young girls under 12 years old who were very cute) They offered tastes on fish, shrimp, Slaw, hush puppies, and fries. Will go back for Seafood.

Thank lfipar
Myerstown, Pennsylvania
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113 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

This is our favorite stop after shopping at Callahan's. The lunch special is reasonable, tasty and served quickly with a smile. Great hush puppies and the Calabash style shrimp is the best. Waterfront location makes it perfect.

Thank Geno2138
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went for lunch and had a great meal. The shrimp was so fresh. The hush puppies were delicious. Our service was great and the view from the window being on the waterfront perfect.

Thank Kim H
Summerville, South Carolina
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I my family has been coming here to Calabash for over 30 years, this was the worst food and service Due to the kitchen backed up. Long wait for the food to come out. A Monday night in April you would think all should be ok, not. Must have been understaffed last night,

Thank selfcac
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great location on The Calabash river but just an average place. We split a grilled seafood platter and the portion was massive and too much to eat. Hush puppies were good but wished we skipped them. Restaurant had those awful blue tone daylight light bulbs and made the interior look cold and uninviting. Time to invest in new lighting.

Thank Sanna M
Lynchburg, Virginia
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270 reviews
136 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 116 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I ate lunch here on our first visit to Calabash. The restaurant is easy to find, right on the river and plenty of parking, at least at this time of the year. The atmosphere was very casual and friendly, nothing fancy about the decor. The food was excellent, we both had shrimp with my wife having deviled... More 

Thank ChamL
Little River, United States
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a great place on the waterway for great seafood. They have a good special for lunch time and the seafood is fresh.

Thank MBS-TA
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103 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visiting the area for an overnight and planned to visit another well-reviewed restaurant but it is only open on limited days. Went to this one instead. My husband had the grilled flounder and thought it was pretty good. I got their Senior plate of fried shrimp which came with potato and coleslaw. Shrimp was better than I expected with just... More 

Thank cathe r
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32 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We always stop in at Calabash and try one of the many seafood places. This time we choose Captain Nance and it was a good choice. We had the cold boiled shrimp with a salad. Our server was checking on us to keep the glasses filled. A good place to stop in and try when at Myrtle Beach / Calabash.

Thank Lee G

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$24
American, Seafood
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
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, View, Kids, Cheap Eats
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
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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Morehead City, North Carolina
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?