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Shuckin Shack

6 North Lake Park, Carolina Beach, NC
+1 910-458-7380
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good28%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“lobster roll” (34 reviews)
“oysters” (173 reviews)
“wings” (49 reviews)
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American, Bar, Seafood, Pub
$$ - $$$
6 North Lake Park, Carolina Beach, NC
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stayed in Carolina Beach the night before a college tour. I had seen the Shuckin Shack when we arrived and walked over there from our hotel. This is a true oyster bar by my standards. Nothing fancy, rolls of paper towels attached the table. The...More

Thank Cris G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had a great meal of crab legs and shrimp (with Old Bay seasoning, of course) here. It’s a small place with marine theme and very friendly staff. Inside & outside seating. Prices reasonable and fun place to be at Carolina Beach.

Thank patshane
Reviewed 11 February 2018 via mobile

Yes it is a BAR. Yes, it is a locals hangout. But hands down, it is the best seafood on the Carolina Coast! The atmosphere alone is worth other visit. But they always had the Stump Sound oysters, amazing steamed clams and the “to die...More

1  Thank Harold and Nanc... D
Reviewed 2 February 2018

Took friends here who wanted oysters. It was recommended by another friend and we were warned that it had limited seating. Little "hole-in-the-wall restaurant so we sat at the bar. Not good for children.

1  Thank obidi
Reviewed 29 January 2018 via mobile

We stopped by for lunch. The place was packed (and small)! We just about left when one of the waitresses asked us to wait a few minutes. Before we knew it, they had asked a couple to move from the bar and sit with someone...More

1  Thank Brenda H
Reviewed 26 January 2018

This was our first time visiting Carolina Beach and found this gem by chance. When we walked in it felt like we were walking into a locals bar with good food and drinks. It was very busy on a Saturday around 2:00 but we were...More

Thank lynn104
Reviewed 22 January 2018

This oyster shack is truly one of a kind. a hidden gem if you will,the locals love the cozy shack and so will you !!

1  Thank Jack L
Reviewed 2 January 2018 via mobile

Stopped by for lunch with hubby and friends and had great Tuna melt sandwich and fish & chips. Fish was battered and fried perfectly. Tuna was fresh and tasty. Friendly service from the moment we walked through the door. Packed but didn’t have to wait...More

1  Thank BigSuzeD4
Reviewed 29 December 2017

Stopped in here with friends while visiting Carolina Beach. It was very crowded, which usually means good food and great service. The food was very good, we had oysters and wings and the beer was very cold. Servers were friendly and attentive - we had...More

1  Thank JEShanks61
Wendy K, Marketing Director at Shuckin Shack, responded to this reviewResponded 4 January 2018

We're so glad you stopped by! Hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 29 December 2017

Enjoyed a Holiday stop here for some oysters and brews. It's a "dive", but hey you are at the beach. Service good, oysters yummy, as well had cheese bites to accompany beer and oysters.

1  Thank tripin1
Wendy K, Marketing Director at Shuckin Shack, responded to this reviewResponded 4 January 2018

Thanks for making us a part of your trip. We hope to see you again next time you're in town.

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Pamela D
20 September 2016|
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Response from mcmail | Reviewed this property |
They are open.
19 June 2016|
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Response from ejrobert | Reviewed this property |
Yes but it is somewhat small inside.
20 April 2016|
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Response from Harold and Nanc... D | Reviewed this property |
Yes, They open at 11AM and serve the full menu til closing.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Seafood, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Bar Scene
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6 North Lake Park, Carolina Beach, NC
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Carolina Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 910-458-7380
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