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All 64 Carolina Beach Restaurants

The Dive Food & Spirits

6 North Lake Park Blvd, Carolina Beach, NC 28428
910.458.8282
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English first
Haw River, North Carolina
Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

This was my first experience at The Dive. Having been to CB for many years this place wasn't on my to do list. Well it certainly will be a regular stop from now on. Ordered Shrimp and Grits, they call it the house specialty and with good reason!! Some of the best I have ever eaten!! I have paid a... More

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

Plinko. Daily drink specials. Best wings on the island! I love the Thai chilli sauce on wings, and their homemade chips are delicious, too! Plinko quarter game and jukebox make this a fun bar. Great bartenders, too!

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Clayton, North Carolina
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

The burgers we had at The Dive were amazing and the chips were awesome. We made a second visit there just for the chips!

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Wilmington, North Carolina
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22 reviews 22 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

The name says it all. Don't expect gourmet dining at the plaza. Food is cheap and fried, beers are cold and there are always good drink specials. DJ is a bit farty for the weekend crowd but you can still get your groove on. Wear your bathing suit during the day and throw on a cover-up for night. This place... More

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Carolina Beach, North Carolina
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9 reviews 9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

If you are looking for a burger and beer while here on Pleasure Island....this is the place to get 'em!

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Lakewood, Ohio
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21 reviews 21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

The Dive is a very friendly bar, so much so that we went to it two nights in a row. The service is great and recommended. Don't miss out on the Plinko game on one side of the bar (bring quarters).

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Ohio
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21 reviews 21 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

We placed a take out order on the phone. I had to ask a couple questions about the wings because that part of the menu was not listed on their website. Or at least we couldn't see it from our phones. Two of us tried and all that came up was the sandwiches. We also checked Facebook and couldn't find... More

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New York City, New York
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28 reviews 28 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

We stopped in this restaurant during a walking tour. The restaurant was not ready for us and we had a long wait for the food. While the place is cluttered and had a funny smell, the fish taco was absolutely amazing. While the over abundance of decorations could be overlooked, the odor inside the restaurant made it unpleasant. This place... More

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Oak Island, NC
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118 reviews 118 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
81 helpful votes 81 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

Located on the main drag The Dive is a nice place to grab a beer and a burger or wings. Lots of tvs, good food, good service. Love to sit and watch the crowds drift by on the street while enjoying a cold one.

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Benson, North Carolina
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

This restaurant was actually recommended to us by another restaurant employee. There were 11 of us. My husband and I had the chicken wings and a salad. The chicken wings were great. I think everyone in our party enjoyed the food and the drinks. Service was a little slow, but for a party of 11 sitting at the bar in... More

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