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Feb 16, 2008 09:04 AM

Big Oak Drive In in Salter Path, NC

Anyone know if it is open during the off season. We are going down next week, and I would love to have a shrimpburger. I know a lot of restaurants close for the winter.

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  1. Why don't you just call: (252) 247-2588

    1. Closed for the season (and my mouth was watering, too!) along with almost all of the fresh-seafood markets - it looks like most places will be opening back up early or mid-March.

      1. Red Barn Grill in Swansboro, NC is still open (and perhaps even the attached seafood market). It's something of a local legend down there - open 6 a.m. - 9 p.m. every day. Apparently they serve great seafood platters and fresh and local whenever possible (straight from their market, which is straight from their boat). See blog:

        If you're going to be down that way anyway, you might want to check it out.

        1. You may want to try the Croatan Cafe in Newport, especially if you like oysters.
          Worth a visit, or twelve....

          1. Thanks for the replies! I called and they are open on weekends from 11-3. So, hopefully I can get my fix.

            Mikeh, I will try and hit the Red Barn Grill. As many years as i have been going to the island, I have never tried it.