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May 2023

CityView Magazine - Fayetteville, NC

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Page 44 of 53 | 41 chef: Take the simplest of foods and turn them into something special. Find Saltbox Seafood Joint at 2637 Durham-Chapel Hill Blvd., Durham. Open 11 a.m.-8 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday; closed Sunday and Monday. 919-237-3499 or Back in the 'Ville Fayetteville is home to stalwart fish houses that combine plentiful portions, reasonable prices, friendly service and landlubber options, too. Here's a sampling: Captain Jerry's Seafood is known for its fried flounder, but you can get it broiled or boiled if you like. Other popular choices include popcorn shrimp, jumbo shrimp, catfish (available blackened), salmon, sea scallops and much more. Take note, though: e restaurant is currently takeout only and closed on Monday. e address is 691 S. Reilly Road in western Cumberland County. 910-864-8691 Early birds, families and the aer-church crowd flock to Hudson Bay Seafood on the north side of town. You can't go wrong with the fried shrimp and catfish here, as well as deviled crab. Closed Monday and Tuesday. 2816 Ramsey St. 910-630-0007 Peaden's boasts a loyal following for dine-in, takeout and catering options. e restaurant's tagline, "Bringing Calabash to Fayetteville," speaks of its specialities. Southern fried seafood is king here, but the pork barbecue is also seriously good. Closed Monday and Tuesday. In north Fayetteville at 1600 McArthur Road. 910-488-1972 316 Oyster Bar & Seafood Grill is a dinner-date place and ideal for special gatherings of family or friends. As the name implies, oysters are the draw, along with a variety of fresh seafood, including lobster tails and king crab legs, and a happening bar. Closed on Monday. 316 Owen Drive, near Raeford Road. 910-481-0530 Some other discoveries … Crab Du Jour on Ramsey Street is known for its large Cajun seafood boils, but don't disregard the simple offerings like a fresh and beautifully presented shrimp cocktail. Goodness in every bite: e shrimp and grits are popular at Country Boys Grill on Valleygate Drive, in the former New Deli space. e restaurant also serves salmon and grits. More crab, less filler: e crab cakes appetizer is served with a perfect remoulade at Vinson's Pub + Eatery in downtown Clayton. Still can't resist the lure of the coast and endless crab legs? Crabby George's in Myrtle Beach has them on a massive buffet. Make sure to arrive with an empty stomach and a full wallet. e all-you-can-eat option with a tasty beverage, plus tip and tax, is about $75 per person. Above, the snow crab legs at 316 Oyster Bar & Seafood Grill are ideal for special gatherings; and the shrimp and grits are popular at Country Boys Grill.

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