Long Creek Fish Fry

Drive-In | Seafood
Worth a detour

If your are only a little bit hungry, go somewhere else. Long Creek Fish Fry is all about eating large, even if you order the “small” plates that are available for most entrees.

It’s not just quantity that marks this Gaston County fish camp as a worthy destination. It is simple and delicious food. Since the mid 20th century, Long Creek has drawn crowds of locals – large crowds weekend evenings – for its crisp-crusted fried catfish (whole or filleted), green shrimp (small and crunchy), oysters, and salt-and-pepper flounder, accompanied by French fries or onion rings, tubular hushpuppies, slaw, and sweet ice tea. Tartar sauce that comes alongside is bright and pickly.

Dining is fish-camp casual, including car-hop service. Find a place to park, maybe along the road. Dine off disposable dishware.

What to Eat
Long Creek Fish Fry, Salt & Pepper Flounder
Salt & Pepper Flounder
Cream-fleshed flounder is encased in brightly seasoned salt-and-pepper crust. French fries and hushpuppies are de rigueur.
Long Creek Fish Fry, Catfish
No shortage of catfish on this big plate! Nor of French fries and hushpuppies.
Long Creek Fish Fry, Tartar Sauce
Tartar Sauce
Tartar sauce, served in 4-ounce cups, is bright and pickly.
Long Creek Fish Fry, Cole Slaw
Cole Slaw
Finely chopped cole slaw is the right palate refresher with fried fish.
Directions and Hours
closed now
Sunday12:30pm - 8pm
Wednesday1:30pm - 8:30pm
Thursday1:30pm - 8:30pm
Friday11am - 9pm
Saturday1:30pm - 9pm
Open Year Round
Meals Served
Credit Cards Accepted
Alcohol Served
Outdoor Seating

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