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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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“fried seafood” (42 reviews)
“hush puppies” (71 reviews)
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American, Seafood
$$ - $$$
911 Lake Park Blvd N, Carolina Beach, NC 28428-4830
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago

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

Thank electriciandad
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

Thank Dholland1418
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

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

Thank CUTigers2017
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We hit Bowman's every trip,never disappoints. Seafood is there business, portions are large and very reasonable! Love there appetizers and sides, tea is sweet and service is excellent!

Thank Storm-762
Reviewed 18 September 2017

Vacationing in Carolina Beach and want good seafood? Go here. Not fancy but very clean restaurant with friendly staff, and VERY good seafood. Lightly breaded served hot with AMPLE portions. Prompt service. Good for famies. Like reviewer previously mentioned, MUCH better than Michael's.

Thank Kathy C
Reviewed 12 September 2017 via mobile

I am in Carolina Beach for work this week (dodged Irma...mostly). I went to Bowman's for supper and was pleased. The fried shrimp was very good, the scallops not quite as good. The servings are good sized and prices are very reasonable. I've never understood...More

1  Thank Mike N
Reviewed 23 July 2017

The seafood was fresh and very tasty. Almost too much to eat at one sitting so go HUNGRY! Waitresses were friendly and kept the glass full. Short wait for food. Excellent experience.

1  Thank Wanda L
Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

After being disappointed with Michael's, we went across the road to eat at Bowman's. Oh my goodness!! It was different as night and day. We walked in and the staff at Bowman's immediately started talking to us. EVERYONE was friendly. After hearing about our experience,...More

1  Thank lisathomascollins
Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

Average food. Nothing to write home about. Nothing remarkably good or bad. Hamburgers were just frozen patties. Seafood also frozen.

Thank ryder2016
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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
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
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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