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Route 12 Steak & Seafood

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786 Ocean Trl, Corolla, NC 27927-9667
252-453-4644
Today
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Reservations

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Great!

We love this place. When we were billing our home, they really took care of us ad we would get in late on a Friday and they would always fix us cheeseburgers. Thanks Steven. Shrimp Gaboroni (sp) are fab. Great steaks and daily lunches. Always consistent.

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 24, 2015
corolla101
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Corolla, North Carolina
Good for:
  • Families with children
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1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

The people in our group who likes seafood seemed to enjoy their meal. I for one didn't care for the pecan crusted burbon chicken. The chicken was glazed with a dark thick glaze that wasn't tasty. The rice and green bean side dish was extremely bland. So I would stay away from that. The chicken wings on the other hand... More 

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Blackstone, VA
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16 reviews 16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

We are staying in Corolla as we speak. We ventured out to find someone for lunch, and by luck walked into this place. It was an honest to goodness awesome lunch. We had 7 in our party (4 adults, two teenager, one 7 year old) and were seated immediately. The menu offers something for just about anyone, but the quality... More 

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Corolla, North Carolina
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73 reviews 73 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

We love this place. When we were billing our home, they really took care of us ad we would get in late on a Friday and they would always fix us cheeseburgers. Thanks Steven. Shrimp Gaboroni (sp) are fab. Great steaks and daily lunches. Always consistent.

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1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

Great place to grab a drink! Bartenders are very entertaining! Owners are very involved and also a great place to bring the family!

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Pittsburgh
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12 reviews 12 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

My husband and I decided order some take out for lunch and decided on the crab cake sandwiches. They were huge and delicious. It also came with some homemade tarter sauce and potato salad which were both delicious as well. I can not wait to go back next year!

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Chesapeake Virginia
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15 reviews 15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

We walked into this place for dinner. There were only 2 people at the bar and a family of 4 at another table. It took some time for us to get a menu. Then our drink order was taken and we opened the menu. Nothing in there was under $30. We left before our drinks were even brought to the... More 

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Mechanicsville, Virginia
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40 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

This was our and last experience at Route 12. Honestly I only remember two things. The crab bisque was watery and possibly a crab ran through it but I couldn't swear to. It. The second thing I remember is the noise level. I'm very sensitive to audible and this was A nightmare for me.

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Keswick, Virginia
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12 reviews 12 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Steamed clams, raw oysters, crab legs - really delicious. Our birthday boy wanted grilled tuna steaks and the tuna was wonderfuk

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Baltimore, Maryland
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

This was a very disappointing meal. The oysters on the half shell I was served were dry, shriveled and contained an unusually high number of chunks of shell. I am accustomed to some shell (it goes with the territory) but I am not used to finding large chunks of shell. We ordered an assortment of appetizers for the table all... More 

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Westminster, Maryland
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31 reviews 31 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

The good: -service was acceptable -decent selection of beer on tap -Caesar salad -server handled a major complaint promptly and graciously The bad: -nearly every dish was uninspired -the crab bisque was watery, bland, and one of the worst soups I've ever ordered The ugly: -the Mediterranean salad was served with rancid dressing -- absolutely inedible. With an abundance of... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 786 Ocean Trl, Corolla, NC 27927-9667
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Outer Banks  >  Corolla
  • Phone Number: 252-453-4644

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Steakhouse, Seafood

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?