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Bowmans at the Beach

911 Lake Park Blvd N, Carolina Beach, NC 28428-4830
+1 910-458-6292
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good26%
  • Average16%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible9%
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Open Now
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM Hours
American, Seafood
$$ - $$$
911 Lake Park Blvd N, Carolina Beach, NC 28428-4830
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Delicious fried shrimp and can’t beat the hush puppies! Staff very friendly and incredibly quick with the food. Definitely recommend if you like seafood.

Thank Hayley C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Bus people need to dress better, than tank tops, wait staff was great. We recommend this place to friends

Thank Todd F
Reviewed 3 November 2017 via mobile

Although the Calamari was more than “light breaded” and over cooked, my house salad with shrimp was entree size. My wife and her mother (both Carolina Girls) had fried flounder with fried shrimp, Cole Slaw and hush puppies. They both asked for a go box...More

2  Thank Jerry_Bagnell
Reviewed 29 October 2017

Just when I thought we couldn't find a better place to eat, we did!! Went here on our last night at the beach, and it was clear we'd saved the best for last! service was quick, friendly, and helpful.My Mother-in-law got the deviled crab platter,...More

2  Thank susan s
Reviewed 26 October 2017

This was my 3rd visit to Bowman's. I had the lunch flounder, hush puppies, garden salad and apple sticks. Everything was delicious. Fish and hush puppies were lightly battered & fried; just like in Calabash (Ellas Restaurant which I love). Not at all greasy-Delicious. Salad...More

2  Thank ViajeMujer
Reviewed 25 October 2017

Friendly and fast. Wonderful fried fish and hush puppies to write home about Lunch is a great time to stop by and enjoy a platter. Enjoyable time and pleasant time. If you're in the area or on the way home from the beach, stop here...More

2  Thank ptajack
Reviewed 3 October 2017

If you like fried food come to Bowman's. I believe there was only one entre on the menu that was not fried other than a salad. Fried, Fried, Fried. Our dinners were disappointing, We should have left when we got in the door. We were...More

Thank Stephen W
Reviewed 2 October 2017

Arrived in town hungry for deep fried shrimp and made Bowmans our first stop for dinner. The shrimp was good--larger than popcorn shrimp but on the small side. The coleslaw was tasty but the portion size was rather tiny. Service was very friendly. Not perfect,...More

2  Thank electriciandad
Reviewed 29 September 2017

My husband and I wanted Calabash style seafood- aka “battered and fried”! Bowman’s met our expectations. Seafood, and hush puppies were fresh, hot, and more than we could eat for a reasonable price. Wait staff was courteous, and friendly! Will definitely go back next time...More

2  Thank Dholland1418
Reviewed 23 September 2017 via mobile

Have been here several times and never had any issues, food has always been good and service as well.

2  Thank CUTigers2017
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$20
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
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
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 911 Lake Park Blvd N, Carolina Beach, NC 28428-4830
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Carolina Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 910-458-6292
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