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Old Salty's

3 Boardwalk, Front, Carolina Beach, NC 28428-5577
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Overview
  • Excellent53%
  • Very good21%
  • Average17%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
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American, Bar, Seafood, Pub
PRICE
€€ - €€€
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LOCATION
3 Boardwalk, Front, Carolina Beach, NC 28428-5577
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1 - 10 of 106 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We ordered the steamed peel and eat shrimp. It was good. The bar/restaurant is up stairs and you can tell they have "regulars" that hang out there.

Thank Terri C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fried green tomatoes were great, tuna on a salad good, but the plates were greasy, seemed a little unkempt, I realize that they fry a lot, but still needs a good cleaning.

Thank Tim H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

food very good..really like the grilled shrimp and the chops.Service is normally pretty good...Owner is a hoot...Jim is one of the best bartenders on the island..several beers on tap..prices are very reasonable

Thank bfstone
Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

FAMILIES WITH SMALL CHILDREN DO NOT EAT HERE!!!! My husband, myself , & my 19 month old was looking for a place to eat. We really wanted to eat at El Cazador but they had a 30 minute wait and my daughter was starving so...More

Thank ncangel2000
Reviewed 23 July 2017 via mobile

The restaurant was not crowded when we arrived, but I think the staff was short handed. However the food was excellent, fast, and they had our favorite beer, Hummingbird. Will eat there again.

Thank Charley A
Reviewed 19 July 2017

Better seafood on the Island, I did not feel the seafood was fresh and not worth the price, better options for you

Thank LA-Traveler70043
Reviewed 17 July 2017 via mobile

It's somewhat hidden...I've been to the Mexican establishment downstairs numerous times and never explored Olde Salty until TripAdvisor led me there. They have a decent menu with good pricing and 30 beers on tap. I opted for the flounder and wasn't disappointed...will definitely return.

Thank rockobarr
Reviewed 13 July 2017 via mobile

The soft shell crab sandwich was good. Not the best I have had but the crab was cooked very well, just the flavor was overwhelmed by all the tartar on the sandwich. The fries are very good and the onion rings are great.

Thank Bernard W
Reviewed 10 July 2017

Best crab legs on the island! Has a good variety of food choices for those who enjoy seafood and those who do not. Brenda the owner has another good location for the restaurant on the main drag. Has both inside and outside dining.

Thank Diane W
Reviewed 21 June 2017

We tried this restaurant on night #2 of our Carolina Beach stay, and I wish we had found it first! The coconut shrimp was amazing! We went early and it was hardly crowded, perfect for our little family to sit on the patio!

1  Thank Pinkie13
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
American, Bar, Seafood, Pub
Meals
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3 Boardwalk, Front, Carolina Beach, NC 28428-5577
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Carolina Beach
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