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American Fish Company

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150 Yacht Basin Dr, Southport, NC 28461-3712
+1 910-457-9870
16:00 - 23:00
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Mon - Thu 16:00 - 23:00
Fri - Sun 14:00 - 23:00
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Phillipsburg, New Jersey
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271 reviews
196 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Love going here when in town to have drinks, listen to music & enjoy the awesome view. Have lots of drinks. Manager is cool.

Thank tallulah94
Wilmington, North Carolina
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place is rocking - literally! Live music on a Friday night with the wind at your back and the water splashing under your feet create the ultimate cocktail for fun and relaxation. This is a must visit for anyone in Southport!

1 Thank Elsie B
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41 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

We stopped for a drink after walking around Southport. The drinks are cold and the views are perfect. Kids are welcome before 7. Mine enjoyed a Shirley Temple while watching the boats go by.

Thank imthewoman2blame
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Great 270 degree view of the Cape Fear River and Southport Marina. Visit either before or after dining at a restaurant in the Yacht Basin as no food is served. Also, amazing sunset views are a standard offering.

Thank Tim G
2 reviews
Reviewed 6 April 2017

Great bar, great staff and great drinks, all directly over the Intracoastal Waterway (and I really mean directly over the water). Patrons there were very friendly locals & tourists alike. Believe it or not, I saw very few folks (if any) texting or glued to their phones during my 2 visits in 2 days. Genuine good-time pub atmosphere. Sunsets are... More 

Thank Michael H
Charleston, South Carolina
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175 reviews
118 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 April 2017

......had a great time here with a group of friends. The view is great, the beer ice cold and the mixed drinks outstanding. I was not expecting such well-made drinks at a casual bar like American Fish Company, but they were very good. Nice beer and whisky selection too. The atmosphere is super friendly and a great mix of people.... More 

Thank NomadKevin
Southport, North Carolina
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35 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 February 2017

This establishment is primarily a bar directly on the waterfront. Only snacks and bar food are served. Location is great in warm weather since it is all open.

Thank Mo B
Hong Kong, China
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34 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 December 2016

This is a pretty large outside friendly dockside bar. It is perfect for an after dinner drink, and to watch the sunset from a raised adirondack chair.

1 Thank HKtravelbug
Tilghman, Maryland
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469 reviews
230 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 175 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 October 2016

No food here, just drinks, beer was $4.00. Seems a lot of locals come here to meet up. Not much sitting room, mostly standing out on piers over the water. Great place to wait for restaurants nearby. $1.00 for yearly membership, which is a NC thing.,

Thank Born_to_go61
Geneva, New York
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

This is a beautiful place to view a sunset in Southport. 270 degree view of the harbor with a nice bar and deck.

Thank runitharder

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
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Bar Scene
Open Hours
14:00 - 23:00
16:00 - 23:00
16:00 - 23:00
16:00 - 23:00
16:00 - 23:00
14:00 - 23:00
14:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 150 Yacht Basin Dr, Southport, NC 28461-3712
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Southport
  • Phone Number: +1 910-457-9870

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