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Dead End Saloon and Fish Factory

4907 Fish Factory Rd SE, Southport, NC 28461-8096
+1 910-454-4002
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good43%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“fish and chips” (29 reviews)
“burger” (44 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 am - 11:00 pm Hours
American, Bar, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
4907 Fish Factory Rd SE, Southport, NC 28461-8096
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Reviewed 5 days ago

went to hear the band, they were good playing some of your favorite songs - a good trio. 3 at our table ordered the salmon dinner and all regretted it - tasted frozen, very small portion that had a weird taste. I had fish and...More

Thank Doak T
Dead End Saloon F, Owner at Dead End Saloon and Fish Factory, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Dear Mr. Turner, You had contacted the Dead End Saloon Fish Factory Grille via messenger. It is very surprising that after our sincere apologies you still felt the need to write this review. Being in business yourself, you can understand our shock. After our messenger...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

The Dead End Saloon might be one of those places that has a completely different personality at night but my review focuses on lunch. This is great little place that has a nice "on the water" feel with great lunch dishes such as burgers, fish...More

Thank Dena21122
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It is not often I write a bad review. Tonight's blackened fish dinner was missing one of the sides. Ok no big deal. But the other side of barely warm broccoli was the show stopper. Then I ask one of my boat crew across the...More

Thank CaptainSVAriosa
Dead End Saloon F, General Manager at Dead End Saloon and Fish Factory, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

The manager on duty was more than willing to fix your meal and apologized over and over to you and your dinner partner. She offered to have the meal re-made and offered you something else on the menu. You would not accept any of her...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My family and I enjoyed delicious meals during our visit to Oak Island. We were impressed by the beauty of the location, the clean and attractive decor, excellent service, and excellent food. We visited on a Thursday eveniing when they offered several regular specials. We...More

Thank Jean T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

First night out for a casual dinner while on business. My husband ordered the Fish and Chips. The fish was fried perfectly in a light corn meal type breading. The slaw and fries were nothing exceptional but the fish was great. I ordered the Seafood...More

Thank dewhite1
Reviewed 18 May 2018

We have eaten here several times in the past year. It isnt a fancy place, but it does a great job on bar food. Things like burgers, wraps, fish & chips, etc. The good news is that you can't go wrong with any of the...More

Thank MBad1
Reviewed 12 May 2018

Looking for a casual beer and burger spot and took a chance on Dead End. Consider myself lucky since we had a couple of super drinks, dynamite coconur shrimp appetisers and tasty fishnsandwiches. If you want to have an enjoyable dinner without great cost thiscis...More

Thank scats36
Reviewed 5 May 2018

We joined friends for dinner here and had a lovely evening with super service and good food. We had a table with great views of the Intracoastal Waterway and marsh. Service was prompt, friendly, and efficient. Food was tasty. We enjoyed the coconut shrimp and...More

Thank cattailcruiser
Reviewed 26 April 2018

very loud in the dining area. I ordered the Dead End burger and requested it be cooked medium-well and it was undercooked, some of it not just pink but very red. Also it was the smallest 1/2 pound burger I have ever seen - actually...More

1  Thank drb0b46923
Reviewed 23 April 2018

The food is reliably good, but service is inconsistent. It was very slow on our last dinner. We always enjoy the food and the view. Calamari is good. Anything with fish is very good.

Thank purselady1
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Response from roni51 | Reviewed this property |
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Response from lexxi18 | Reviewed this property |
Thre re. Few Gluten Fre section such s grilled chicken., salads,etc. my sister is Gluten intolerant and she eats her. Hope this helps. You could call and speak ith the cook to get accurate answers to your questions.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, View, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4907 Fish Factory Rd SE, Southport, NC 28461-8096
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Southport
  • Phone Number: +1 910-454-4002
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