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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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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good42%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible7%
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“crab soup” (12 reviews)
“burger” (37 reviews)
“fries” (29 reviews)
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American, Bar, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
4907 Fish Factory Rd SE, Southport, NC 28461-8096
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We go to the Dead End Saloon weekly. We love it every time we go! The staff is extremely friendly and always trying to give you the best service possible. You can see the InterCoastal Waterway from the dinning room and the view of the...More

Thank Shel3736
Reviewed 5 days ago

I have lived in the Soiuthport area for over 15 years and have seen restaurants come and go and I'm real sorry that this place has regressed to the point that, I'M TELLING YOU TO FIND ANOTHER PLACE. Once a very good bar restaurant with...More

Thank stjamesguy
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The food was not good and was also over priced. I don't suggest going here. Service was okay but not the best. We also called and they told us they don't give out wait times over the phone.

Thank pattysmithbunnies123
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The atmosphere, food and service were all first-rate! I will definitely be returning here when I am in the area again. The crab cakes are calling my name!!!!!

Thank Ruth D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Yeah, not just roaches, but those enormous "waterbugs" as us southerners say (palmetto bugs). We sat in their enclosed patio area and right after we sat down, we saw one in the floor. My dad tried to discreetly tell our waiter and his response was,...More

1  Thank mtns2beach
Reviewed 1 week ago

We eaten here a few times and the food has always been good. I especially enjoy the waterfront scenery.

Thank rmr3878
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A group of us men visited here recently on a Monday night. We visit a few times a year on our Monday dinners out. Everyone is always pleased with their selections.

Thank ThomasJ1
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stopped in for lunch on our way to the island. Very eclectic and nice little place. I had a mahi sandwich that was very good and fresh tasting. Fries were amazing along with the tarter sauce I shared with my fries and my sandwich!! Very...More

Thank shannonheath26
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nice place with lovely view and good food. Had a marvelous crab sandwich ... My granddaughter had a great casidia ...we will do this again

Thank MnVicky
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We waited an hour for dinner which we expected being the season. Great atmosphere but horrible service. Waitress had to be asked for refills, soup and salads before meal. We washed an gouge and a half for entrees with no explanation or apology. Then had...More

Thank Erica R
Dead End Saloon F, Manager at Dead End Saloon and Fish Factory, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

I am so very disappointed to hear of your dining experience. I do wish you had asked to speak to me that evening. Please contact me at your earliest convenience. Again, I do apologize for your unsatisfactory experience.

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14 July 2017|
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Response from oakisland4uinNC | Reviewed this property |
We were there at 6:00
Vicki W
17 May 2015|
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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, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids, View, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
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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