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Shark Shack

100 S Durham Ave, Atlantic Beach, NC 28512
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good19%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“grouper bites” (63 reviews)
“hush puppies” (29 reviews)
“fries” (33 reviews)
Opens in 20 min
All hours
American, Seafood, Fast food, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
100 S Durham Ave, Atlantic Beach, NC 28512
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We love Shark Shack! They have the best fish and shrimp tacos. My only issue and the reason I give them 4 stars instead of 5 is they don't have a phone number to take call in orders. If they had that- would be perfect!

Thank Kelley D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were really hungry at 1:30pm after a long drive and we're so excited we totally over ordered. I had the seafood tacos (3 in an order overflowing with fried shrimp and fish) and my boyfriend had the Mahi sandwich special. We also ordered fried...More

Thank beth a
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The good: Delicious fresh seafood, cold drinks, free refills, friendly staff, dog friendly, grassy and enclosed so kids can play cornhole or hula hoop. The not so good: parking can be hard to find and there may be a line to order. Don't let this...More

Thank Stacy_AGraham_NC
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Clamstrips and hushpuppies basket was perfect for quick linner. Try the dill sauce, very tasty change from standard tartar. Will visit again hopefully.

Thank H5496LVmelissap
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After I got to Atlantic Beach, the Shark Shack was the first place I stopped. I wanted a grouper sandwich, because it's amazing. It was perfect-- perfect temperature, delicious, amazing. The hush puppies are excellent too. Shark Shack is on our list of must-go-to restaurants...More

Thank richmondrp
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A little hidden gym with great fried seafood! They only take cash and it's near the beach. It' has covered patio chairs and fast fresh food

Thank Jessica A
Tom C, Owner at Shark Shack, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your kind review. We do take credit cards! Hope to see you again!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

One of my favorite casual seafood hangouts! Awesome shrimp and seafood and love the outdoor atmosphere.

Thank seagypsy1020
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have had a second home on Bogue Banks for 15 years. About three years ago, we tried Shark Shack and have been hooked since. Although it is 6 miles from our house, we gladly pass by other restaurants to get Grouper Bites or the...More

Thank Tom S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Get the grouper bites! Fresh seafood and affordable. Picnic tables to eat at or take it to go to your home or room.

Thank m c
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Have eaten here many times. Most recent was take out for dinner. Great seafood tacos. In fact so much fish and shrimp I could only eat one. Cilantro lime sauce homemade and very good. Grouper bites are equally good Only outdoor seating so be prepared...More

Thank Ancollin
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11 August 2016|
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Response from Michelle W | Reviewed this property |
Yes they have grilled and broiled. They also have salads as well. Check out their Facebook page. You can see the different options they offer. They offer different types but this is not a "healthy" food place 😉 mostly fried... More
Mary L A
26 July 2016|
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Response from highhopes20 | Reviewed this property |
Ate there again Friday night. They are open til 8pm.
11 July 2015|
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Response from Jay S | Reviewed this property |
I wish i could give you an exact answer, but it remains a mystery. They open and close at random times and days. Many times that I expected them to be open, they weren't, and vice versa. Great food with ample portions, just... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 7 - USD 15
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 15:00
11:00 - 15:00
11:00 - 15:00
11:00 - 19:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 100 S Durham Ave, Atlantic Beach, NC 28512
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Atlantic Beach
Family owned and operated outdoor restaurant and just 2 blocks from Atlantic Beach. We specialize in fresh seafood ~ tacos, wraps, blackened fish, fried oysters, crab cakes, grouper bites, shrimp burgers, angus burgers, grilled or blackened tuna, and daily fresh seafood specials, prepared by Chef Tom!
Looking forward to seeing y'all!
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