Gary's Down East Seafood Restaurant & Oyster Bar

Welcome to Gary's Down East Seafood Restaurant & Oyster Bar

We specialize in Local Shrimp, Flounder, Sea Scallops, Jumbo Lump Crabmeat and Crab cakes, Soft Shell Crabs, Oysters & Yellowfin Tuna. Guaranteed Fresh From Local NC Waters When In Season.



Ken Dodson Jr.
Okay I dislike take out windows. First of all I am paying the same price as if I were to dine inside. Why should I have to walk outside to a little window like I'm a second rate human? The food was very good. And I really didn't like the girl in the window, you have to be easy on...
Amy Best
I can't have fried food so I was skittish about a seafood place. The hamburger steak was wonderful! More like steak than hamburger. Fried zuchinni was delicious. The salad was very good as well.
Neal Sampson
Gary oes a excellent job with seafood, e Carolina BBQ and soups. His crab cakes are all crab, best I ever had. Prices are reasonable. Dining is casual Highly recommend the trip to Gary's.
Rusty Foss
Hamburger steak was awesome. Service is great
Eric T
We loved our dinner and attentive service. Huge fish fillet sammich with fixings and crispy French fries. Nice atmosphere and clean bathrooms.
W Y.
Shrimp burger. Do it. Super fresh seafood. Hush puppies are solid. Tartar sauce is above average. All the sides are good, but the "Apple Crescents" are the...
Food is always great!!! Fish sandwich is the way to go!!! The girls at the takeout window are always sweet and very friendly. It’s a nice hidden gem and and thankful to have this restaurant here in Arapahoe!
I ordered the fried flounder because I thought it would be a good starter dish for my first time to Gary's. There was only one man servicing the dining room but he was on top of things and very efficient. The food came out pretty quickly, hot and smelling great. The tartar sauce...
Mama Vickie
I have always been served wonderful shrimp dinners at Gary's!! Great burgers and fries to order and carry out on the boat. Friendly staff and amazing cooks, and desserts to die for 💕 I will continue to go to Gary's with my family every chance I get !! ENJOY
Gary's Down East Seafood Restaurant & Oyster Bar
7610 NC Highway 306 S
Arapahoe, North Carolina

  • Closed
Tuesday - Thursday
  • 11:00AM - 7:30PM
Friday - Saturday
  • 11:00AM - 9:00PM
  • 11:00AM - 8:00PM