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About Michael's Seafood Restaurant

Fresh clams, succulent crabmeat, tender scallops and enticing spices create a winning chowder recipe, but hard work and passion for great food is the winning combination for Michael McGowan, owner and head chef at Michael’s Seafood Restaurant.

Established in 1998 by Michael and Shelly McGowan, Michael’s Seafood Restaurant has been receiving rave reviews from locals and visitors for more than a decade. Its seaside décor and outdoor seating allow you to enjoy the coastal weather while the catch of the day is seasoned and served your way. This Carolina Beach favorite is well-known for its international, award-winning chowder, but there are plenty of other reasons the locals and visitors to the area flock to this spot.

So while you’re enjoying the area’s scenic coastlines and tranquil beaches this year, don’t forget to take a break from the sun and sand for an experience at Michael’s Seafood Restaurant. With awards such as “Restaurant of the Year” by the Wilmington Chamber of Commerce & Small Business Collation and “Winner of the 2009, 2012 & 2011 International Great Chowder Cook Off” in Newport, RI, retired to the Hall of Fame as a 3 time winner.

Michael’s Seafood Restaurant is located in Cross Bridge Shopping Center and is open 7 days a week. Attire is casual and while reservations are taken, walk-ins are always welcome. The restaurant offers lunch, dinner, take out and a full service bar.