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Seafood Restaurant Freshness Test..

Seafood Restaurant Freshness Test..

In Search Of Fresh Seafood

Everyone claims to have fresh seafood but I have thought of some unconventional ways to really inspect how fresh the seafood is at your chosen seafood restaurant. Keep mind, these are in addition to some of the conventional methods of how to tell if the seafood on your table is fresh. But there is only one problem with that.

I Have To Actually See The Seafood Before I Sit Down At The Restaurant

What if I am selecting which seafood house to go to. I don’t want to start the inspection process after I am there. I want some indicators before I enter. So here are a few things which I think are buoys that let you know you are entering the right waters.

Show Me The Seafood

Don’t just give me staged pictures of fishing boats and a stock photo of the perfect crab leg, scallop or shrimp. Show me what I am actually getting. I pulled some of the pictures we put of fresh seafood we have ACTUALLY served.

Tell Me About What It Means To Offer Fresh Seafood

We believe everyone should offer fresh seafood. And by fresh we mean right from the local waters. Not frozen or imported. And we make sure to get the word out about this belief. Check out some of our blog articles on our Ocean to table philosophy:

Here are links to blog articles on our site

Saving The Outer Banks One Seafood Restaurant At A Time

Outer Banks Shrimp

Outer Banks Oyster Season

Fresh Outer Banks Shrimp Could Be Gone Forever

Protecting The Shrimp Industry In The Outer Banks

Soft Shells Seafood And More

Outer Banks Restaurants Still Offer Fresh Shrimp

Strong support of local fishermen

Fresh seafood comes from a local Outer Banks Fishermen. Men and women who go out everyday on their trawlers to bring fresh seafood to restaurants like Darrells and Darrells 2. We do not hide this. On our Facebook page we even put a picture of trawler boats. When we say ocean to table, we mean ocean to table.

Tell Me What Others Are Saying

Trip Advisor

We are a Certificate Of Excellence Winner. I pulled some reviews and posted them here.

best seafood restaurant according to trip advisor

And How About Those Locals

facebook darrells 2Also check our Facebook page, all year long. We serve the community who demand real Outer Banks Seafood.

Link To Our Facebook Page



Darrells And Darrells 2 started back in 1973. We are family owned and locally supplied by Outer Banks Fishermen. Come taste the difference of what fresh seafood really is!