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Pop's Raw Bar & Restaurant

48967 Nc Highway 12, Buxton, Hatteras Island, NC 27920
+1 252-995-7734
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good34%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“raw oysters” (26 reviews)
“seafood” (48 reviews)
“fries” (33 reviews)
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American, Bar, Seafood, Pub
$$ - $$$
48967 Nc Highway 12, Buxton, Hatteras Island, NC 27920
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

When you order, do ask whether your choice is frozen. Scallops were fresh, clam strips were frozen. I enjoyed the $11.99 grilled scallops lunch: scallops, fries, hush puppies and cole slaw.

Thank Kate N
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stop there is always for a fried oysters and had the spicy crawfish and and fried clams. Friendly atmosphere cold beer cold wine just delicious food

Thank obxrod
Reviewed 12 March 2018

Fried Catfish is outstanding, as are the Shrimp and local fish and Chips dishes. It doesn't look like the first choice for a really good dinner, but it is worth the stop. We have been there a number of times and each trip I/we have...More

Thank 721donaldw
Reviewed 7 December 2017

Pops is very small but the customer service is great and staff very f4iendly. The food is good and moderately priced. Good place to get a beer and some steamed shrimp.

Thank FlyGuy66
Reviewed 27 October 2017 via mobile

We had a excellent lunch there on a rainy day. Between us we had fried grouper, oysters and scallops. Well worth the visit. Seems to be a local favorite hangout. Great food and service. Am glad they recovered after the fire.

Thank William H M
Reviewed 22 October 2017

You might just drive right past this place..don't, make sure you stop. Fresh fish dishes and many specials are available...excellent. And the drinks are very reasonable.

Thank Bobby B
Reviewed 22 October 2017

On a 3 day fishing trip we found Pops Raw bar. Great seafood and select craft beers in the bottle only. We tried the fried seafood plates of oysters and shrimp replet with fries, slaw, and great service! Good local ambiance!

Thank george h
Reviewed 17 October 2017 via mobile

Great local place. Limited seating at tables so you may have to sit at circular bar. Not really set up for large groups. Lots of appealing entrees and they often have a beer special. Love the generous oyster sandwich. Often some interesting and entertaining clientele...More

Thank Tom L
Reviewed 14 October 2017

We were hungry. Stopped at Pop's on our way to the lighthouse. This hole in the wall is a local favorite and quickly became our favorite place to eat in the entire Outer Banks. The seafood is amazing and we couldn't eat enough of it...More

Thank Steven M
Reviewed 23 September 2017 via mobile

We stopped in for lunch and for a drink on two separate occasions this week. The food is EXCELLENT, top notch, but the service is just maybe not exactly what you’d expect if you’re used to being waited on hand and foot. They’re definitely locals...More

Thank Dave L
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11 April 2016|
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Response from BennettG | Reviewed this property |
If I were you, which I am not, I would phone and ask the management directly. Answers you get on TripAdvisor are likely to be nothing more than guesses (see above),
11 July 2015|
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Response from Katherine C | Reviewed this property |
yes, they have a ramp behind pop's in the parking lot
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Seafood, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 48967 Nc Highway 12, Buxton, Hatteras Island, NC 27920
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Outer Banks  >  Hatteras Island  >  Buxton
  • Phone Number: +1 252-995-7734
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