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Harbor Inn Seafood Restaurant

2555 US Highway 70 SE, Hickory, NC 28602-8302
+1 828-328-1100
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good55%
  • Average9%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible2%
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“flounder” (8 reviews)
“hush puppies” (10 reviews)
“seafood” (15 reviews)
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American, Seafood
€€ - €€€
2555 US Highway 70 SE, Hickory, NC 28602-8302
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Reviewed 30 October 2018 via mobile

1st timer eating here. Exterior of building is kind of plain and interior seemed a little dated. Hostess was quick to get me seated- Since being on a tight schedule, I ordered my drink & meal at the same time. Lunch special was baby shrimp...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Mandy B
Reviewed 22 October 2018 via mobile

We recently visited Hickory and ate here twice, back to back. It's always good. Always friendly and delicious. Wonderful sweet tea and hush puppies. The onions in the onion rings were a bit tough but didnt stop us from eating them. Great variety on menu....More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Easycritic01
Reviewed 17 September 2018

If you could add some ambiance or romantic flare to this restaurant it would be perfect. The food is great. The prices are cheap. The service is adequate. We have been here a couple of times while in Hickory for business. They start you off...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank wetravelalot007
Reviewed 15 September 2018 via mobile

I had to visit the area to help out my company before the recent hurricane hit. Although I’m not a huge seafood fan, I do like to eat it from time to time. This restaurant had a great selection and a friendly atmosphere. I had...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank mgarrettc
Reviewed 10 September 2018

My husband and I stopped in recently to enjoy some good seafood. I had been there before but he had not. He isn't much of a fish eater and definitely not fried fish. He ordered broiled Atlantic White Pollock and I had broiled Trout. We...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Patty K
Reviewed 20 August 2018

We have had diner at Harbor Inn for many years and sorry to report that the food was lacking in taste and off the grill ready hot and ready to eat. Never have experienced this before and I do hope they get this message and...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank odiefred
Reviewed 3 August 2018

We came back to Hickory after 30 years. While there are little to no true "fish camps" left any more, this is about as close to southern fish camp as you can find. All the usual stuff you'll find that relates to seafood are on...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank 983benb
Reviewed 22 July 2018 via mobile

The food was delicious. Generous portions. The server was really nice although she had the orders mixed up.(right food charged to wrong person) The hush puppies were amazing. The steak was tender. Crablegs were ok. I'd definitely recommend eating here the food came out hot...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank GenPres1908
Reviewed 17 July 2018 via mobile

Stopped in for lunch. It was not as busy as it usually is at lunchtime but that was good for me. I had the house salad with grilled salmon. This entree includes peaches and cottage cheese, I like mine with just a salad and salmon....More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank loretta8315
Reviewed 12 July 2018

Stopped for dinner - was pleasantly surprised. Grouper (broiled) was excellent! Wish they had better choice of veggies to go with the meal, but still - it was great. I would definitely return!!

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank N. J. M
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2555 US Highway 70 SE, Hickory, NC 28602-8302
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Hickory
  • Phone Number: +1 828-328-1100
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