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Uncle Ike's Sandbar & Grill

1159 Austin Street 111A, Corolla Light Town Center, Corolla, NC 27927
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Ranked #11 of 68 Restaurants in Corolla
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $6 - $25
Sun - Sat 7:30 am - 2:00 am
Cuisines: American, Seafood, Bar, Family Fare
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Good for: Outdoor seating
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Delivery, Late Night
Description: Uncle Ike's Sandbar & Grill is the best kept secret in Corolla Light. Open 7:30 am till 2 am. Serving breakfast, lunch, dinner & full service bar till 2 am, 7 days a week!! Karaoke, DJ nights, Theme Parties, NFL Sunday Ticket, Sports Package, Covered seating, Outdoor Beer bar, kid friendly, Large Parties welcome!!!
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English first
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34 reviews 34 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014 NEW

been coming to Corolla for years and never stumbled upon uncle Ike's. We are here off season, but the food was great. My husband was looking for some fresh seafood and we were really happy with the food here. The firecracker shrimp appetizer was so good even a non fish person like me loved it. for dinner I had the... More

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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

We stumbled upon Uncle Ike's after being disappointed to learn that the outdoor adventure with a 4x4 ATV tour couldn't be done due to the ATVs being serviced. Guess that's the risk of coming to OBX slightly off season. We loved the bar atmosphere with music playing and dollar bills pinned to the ceiling. Since we were there for lunch,... More

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Manassas, Virginia
16 reviews 16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

Uncle Ike's is a bit hard to find, tucked in among several other buildings in the Corolla Lighthouse Shopping Center. We would not have found it were it not for Trip Advisor. But it is worth eating there. The blackened fish tacos are great, as are the crab cake sandwiches. The restaurant itself is nondescript, but don't let that fool... More

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Calgary, Canada
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28 reviews 28 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

We had the pleasure of stopping at Uncle Ike's this past Sunday and it was a pleasant surprise. The waitress was a pleasure to deal with and the food was excellent. It may appear to be a "local" bar with the decor but it was worth the stop. When you first go in it may give the impression of being... More

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Ithaca, New York
3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

Seafood bisque is a must- it was a daily special, so snag some if it's there! Great clam chowder, too. Fun, homey feeling to the restaurant, beautiful view by the windows.

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15 reviews 15 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

My wife and I stopped in and had their crab cakes. To save some dollars we decided to half the meal and have one crab cake each so that is what we told the waiter. He was very nice to us and didn't have a problem what so ever with this. When it came out they even half ed the... More

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Pittsburgh, PA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

Almost didn't go to Uncle Ike's because of some of the negative reviews here. That would have been a big loss. I think the people complaining about cleanliness were expecting something different; think local bar with good food, not sommelier. Our waiter (Adam) was easy going and really nice, food was consistently good. Firecracker shrimp were so good I ordered... More

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Island Heights, New Jersey
18 reviews 18 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

My husband and I stopped in for a late dinner on Sunday shortly after our arrival in Corolla. As we always do, we headed off to Uncle Ikes. There were just a couple other diners when we arrived, but we were quickly followed by several other groups. We had the Firecracker shrimp, as akways, which is by far the BEST... More

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Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

Went here after reading decent reviews on Trip Advisor, when we walked in I was surprised it is more of a bar atmosphere, and wasn't the cleanest. The walls in the bathroom are all scratched up so I did not order fish because I was afraid I'd get sick so I just ordered appetizer and my husband ordered a burger... More

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Thurmont, Maryland
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93 reviews 93 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

My wife and I while vacationing in Corolla made Uncle Ike's our first dinner outing for the week. We arrived around 7pm and got seated promptly. We enjoyed that nights special which was shrimp and scallop taco's. We each got two taco's that were filled with shrimp and scallops with a homemade remoulade sauce on them, and they were divine.... More

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