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Shuckin’ Shack

€€ - €€€American, , Seafood
13460 Nc Highway 50, Suite 101, Surf City, Topsail Island, NC 28445-6531
+1 910-803-2037
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good25%
  • Average15%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“lobster roll” (14 reviews)
“oysters” (52 reviews)
“crab balls” (5 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 22:00 Hours
American, Brew Pub, Seafood, Pub, Bar
€€ - €€€
13460 Nc Highway 50, Suite 101, Surf City, Topsail Island, NC 28445-6531
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Reviewed 30 September 2018 via mobile

Fantastic drinks and great calamari! One of the few things open during hurricane Florence recovery!! A great retreat!

Thank downum93
Reviewed 14 August 2018

The food was very good. The portion sizes were bigger than expected, 3 adults shared the double steam pot with food leftover. The service could be better. We had to wait quite a while for our order to be taken and then again for a...More

Thank charky80
Reviewed 13 August 2018 via mobile

DELICIOUS and servings are plentiful, best prices we could find around. The quality was great, fresh seafood caught by locals. Couldn't get any better!

Thank Amanda C
Reviewed 6 August 2018

A friend recommended Shuckin’ Shack and we tried it for the first time. The food was fabulous and the service was excellent. The atmosphere is relaxed and friendly. Highly recommend.

Thank Cathy F
Reviewed 2 August 2018 via mobile

We had a great dinner here while on vacation. It’s a relatively small place in a shopping center but the inside is cute...very beachy-bar. (I.e. it’s pretty loud, but fun) We were told it’d be a 45 minutes wait but we got seated in 15...More

Thank gk8way
Reviewed 2 August 2018

I was there around 1pm on a weekday and the kitchen was so backed up it took 45 min to get oysters to the table. Servers never came by to explain the wait or even take our lunch order. We ended up going somewhere else....More

Thank 2BReisen
Reviewed 26 July 2018 via mobile

The low country boil was fabulous! And my sons shrimp burger and crab and wings were big hits. They were both stuffed, no easy feat for teen boys. Great atmosphere and the wait staff were wonderful.

Thank seeitall822016
Reviewed 26 July 2018

We had a wonderful meal with friends at the Shuckin' Shack. It was a busy night but we found a seat at the bar and the bar tender was attentive and had great menu suggestions. The Oysters were delicious but what I'll remember most were...More

Thank Louki
Reviewed 24 July 2018 via mobile

Long wait, small place that is noisy and crowded...but the food is great. Steamers, oysters, fried seafood baskets—all delicious and generous portions. Servers do a heroic job! Reasonable prices and easy parking.

Thank JRSTravel
Jason S, Owner at Shuckin’ Shack, responded to this reviewResponded 25 July 2018

We promise "A Good Shuckin' Time" and at times it is loud and crazy :) We agree our staff does a great job too!

Reviewed 22 July 2018

We returned for the first time this year and found many seafood choices, including an assortment of oysters. The combo poorboy was good, but the tuna tacos came without any sauce on them and the salsa (?) didn't work.

Thank geo08
Jason S, Owner at Shuckin’ Shack, responded to this reviewResponded 25 July 2018

We do not put a sauce on our tacos. Most guests prefer the option to add one of the many hot sauces we offer tableside or feel free to request one of our other signature sauces. Thank you for dining with us and providing feedback.

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Questions & Answers
7 August 2016|
Response from Jason S | Property representative |
Stump Sound oysters will be available after 15 October. Currently serving James River oysters from Virginia.
25 November 2015|
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Response from 960karenm | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, just saw your question this morning and since I am in Philly, I am afraid I can't help. But you must try this neat place to eat! It is Terrific!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$50
American, Brew Pub, Seafood, Pub, Bar
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 13460 Nc Highway 50, Suite 101, Surf City, Topsail Island, NC 28445-6531
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Topsail Island  >  Surf City
  • Phone Number: +1 910-803-2037
  • E-mail
We offer seafood including local oysters and clams when in season. In addition we also offer many types of fried seafood baskets, whole breaded hot wings, salads, sliders wraps and more. With 12 rotating draft beers and over 30+ bottles we're sure you'll find a beer you would enjoy. Not a beer fan? Try one of our signature cocktails and awesome wine selection as we carry all ABC on and off premise permits. Give us a try, your sure to have a "Good Shuckin' Time!"
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