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Fishy Fishy Cafe

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106 Yacht Basin Dr, Southport, NC 28461-3712
+1 910-457-1881
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11:30 - 20:30
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Hours:
Sun 11:30 - 20:30
Mon - Thu 11:30 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 22:00
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our first time to Southport and ate at the famous "Fishy Fish". We came the day before they closed for 2 weeks so they were out of flounder, honey mustard, philly cheese stake, mahi bites, but we completely understood. The place was very cute, clean and a great place to go. My fiancé got the paradise cheeseburger and I got... More 

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Springfield, Virginia
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157 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stopped here for lunch around 1:45pm on a misty Saturday. Lots of people were going in for lunch as well, which was a good sign! Greeted and seated right away overlooking the water. Menu varied and reasonably priced. We had the soft shell crabs and ahi tuna salad. Both items were delicious. The sweet potato fries are great. Very nice... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What I liked: The place was packed and people just kept pouring in as it was the only place open, and the staff were working their buns off but staying calm. Even the manager was delivering food. What I didn't like: The food would be soooooo much better but it is actually ruined by the rolls. I had the tuna... More 

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Thank Marcia S
Charlotte, North Carolina
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Atmosphere was laid back, relaxing with Amazing Fresh Seafood to satisfy everyone's taste buds!....A Must see and taste kind of "Vacationer's Local To Do List" for the South Port area. Surprisingly warm for late January and It was a Hit for this Birthday Girl's lunch! We will be back again...and again!

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Thank AllysonNetFink
South Carolina
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26 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Silly name but very good food and great atmosphere, very good service, clean. We ate lunch mid week in "off season". Lovely marsh view with shrimp boats at the dock. We will go back again.

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Thank beachbirder
Big Pool, Maryland, USA
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A great place to enjoy the sights and sounds of Southport. Good drinks, friendly people and good food.

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Thank Walter J
Southport, North Carolina
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16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I had the special, sort of a BLT with a fried chicken breast added...a challenging mouthful. Rather noisy, service slow.

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Holden Beach NC
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37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went for lunch last week to get out, as we were getting cabin fever from cold front. We both had the blackened tuna sandwich with cole slaw and sweet potato fries. Delicious! Friendly staff - other plates passing by looked yummy as well. Successful outing

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1 Thank Cindy C
Grobbendonk, Belgium
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

As close as you can come by the safe haven movie in Southport. Lunch near the harbour, overlooking the water, eating easy seafood and fries. Food is not that really special, but also not bad.

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Cutchogue, New York
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29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2017

Staff and waiter very nice but the food was average or less. Coleslaw was very dry, with out flavor. Fried fish platter was tasteless. Stuffed shrimp was good as was swordfish special. We have tried this place 3x really wanting to love it but will probably not return except maybe for a burger. Too bad, great location and family owned,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Bar, Seafood
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, View, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 20:30
Monday
11:30 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 21:00
Thursday
11:30 - 21:00
Friday
11:30 - 22:00
Saturday
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 106 Yacht Basin Dr, Southport, NC 28461-3712
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Southport
  • Phone Number: +1 910-457-1881

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8 months ago
Brunswick, Georgia

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?