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Pelican Seafood Market and Restaurant

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4332 Long Beach Rd SE, Oak Island, NC 28461-8617
10:00 - 18:00
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Pocono Mountains Region, Pennsylvania
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

I read the reviews for this fish store and decided to stop there and purchse shrimp. I stopped at the Long Beach Road location at 436PM and the sign read CLOSED and instructions to visit the Oak Island Drive location. I headed over there and the place look empty with an abandoned Subaru parked out front and the inside dark... More 

Thank PApatti915
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

Every year on our trip to Oak Island we make sure to stop into this fish store as they are exceptional. Our favorite is their Crab Cakes! 100% CRAB! No filler! Just a breading on the outside! They have ruined anyone else's crab cakes for me. I will only eat theirs. I also bring home at least 10 to give... More 

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

I stopped here today on East Beach due to close proximity. This isn't a seafood market. They have the least selection ever. I did get some shrimp and was told the crab legs are pre cooked??? What? The pictures on their website must be from the long Beach road location. You have a better seafoid selection at the grocery store.

Thank Tammy N
Raleigh, North Carolina
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5 reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2016

Skip this place if you want fresh seafood. The shellfish was not fresh at all and had to be thrown away. Customer service wasn't good, either. The lady there wasn't friendly, either. Do yourself a favor and go to one of the more visited fish markets like Haag & Sons or Clems.

Thank kgg90955
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2015

Lived in southport for 8 months always bouth my seafood they open round and prices very reasonable staff is helpful as well

Thank 74sweets
Sophia, North Carolina
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7 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2015

Stopped by Pelican Seafood Market last evening and purchased a pound of local shrimp. They steamed it right there at the market. It was steamed to perfection, the best steamed shrimp I have had in a long time. The young salesperson was very courteous and professional. Next time I'm on the Island I will make it a point to revisit... More 

Thank glengirl57
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 August 2015 via mobile

I thought this would be good for fresh seafood. Well I was wrong. Kids running the place and knew nothing. Had poor selection of different items. I suggest going a few yards down the road to Hans.

Thank Alice B
New Lebanon, Ohio
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 July 2015

Visited Pelican by chance while looking for fresh fish/shrimp. The lady behind the counter was great. She knows her business and was easy to talk to. The prices were competitive and the fish quality was better than we'd seen elsewhere so we ceased our shopping and bought from her. She's likely to become our "go-to" stop for fresh seafood on... More 

Thank Dan T
Hickory, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 July 2015 via mobile

On our family vacation to Oak Island we went here to get our fresh shrimp to take home and cook. The quality was great and the service was exceptional! We only purchased the fresh shrimp, but the other fish looked great as well. The owner also knocked $1 per pound off the bill because we bought so much shrimp. (We... More 

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 June 2015 via mobile

We planned to stop in for lunch, but their restaurant is closed for dine-in. We ordered two shrimp sandwich meals to go. They were made fresh in front of our eyes. The fried okra was AMAZING! Perfect amount of batter and fried to perfection. Don't waste your side on the french fries - they're just standard. The shrimp were delicious!... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner
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10:00 - 18:00
10:00 - 18:00
10:00 - 18:00
10:00 - 18:00
10:00 - 18:00
10:00 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4332 Long Beach Rd SE, Oak Island, NC 28461-8617
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Oak Island
Pelican Seafood sells fresh LOCAL seafood as well as delicious lunches and dinners to eat in or take out. The owners work there and are very pleasant to chat with. I was so pleased to find their menu was a mix of Mediterranean and southern foods with homemade desserts like mamool. We purchased fresh fish and shellfish to cook ourselves and ate lunch there. I would love to write a review. Thank you. Traci Stevenson. tracisbold@gmail.com

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