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Oak Island Restaurant

6302 E Oak Island Dr, Oak Island, NC 28465-4507
910-201-9925
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Ranked #33 of 47 restaurants in Oak Island
Cuisines: American, Seafood
Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
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English first
Jonas Ridge, North Carolina
Senior Contributor
37 reviews 37 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014 NEW

We needed to pick up lunch close to our motel and we stopped in here. I had read some reviews here but still was on a time/location crunch so Oak Island Restaurant it was. There were numerous elderly customers there and my wife pointed out that was likely a good sign of a decent local eating establishment. We had a... More

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Charlotte, North Carolina
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

Went to visit friends in Oak Island NC and they told us of this restaurant that had the best flounder & great home cooking....So we decided to go & give it a try , we had a party of six. We got on the waiting list for a table & waited almost an hour , over hearing people placing take... More

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Buffalo
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

VACATIONED ON Oak Island from July 4-12, 2014. We found Josephs in the local information booklet. We choose to eat here 2 nights in a row. From the bar to food service was top notch. Upon entering the bar Amanda greeted us with the utmost professionalism and smile. Her ability to make drinks and carry on a conversation with us... More

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Frederick, Maryland
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

Please eat beef jerky from food lion first. First the good...................pork bbq is good.....now the bad, mostly everything else. The Shrimp cocktail was about 20 salad shrimp on a piece of lettuce. Actually the hush puppies were not bad. I would avoid this place! They close at 8pm!

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Greensboro, North Carolina
Top Contributor
79 reviews 79 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

We ended up here after discovering last minute that the restaurant we had originally planned on wasn't open. We had a group of ten, and I was a little worried about showing up without calling ahead. If you have a big group, don't even bother calling ahead- the restaurant cannot accommodate groups larger than seven. They don't have tables they... More

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Laurelville OH
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

We were told to try the flounder and found it to be very good. Very down home atmosphere. Very casual. Friendly staff.

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

After a long wait to get seated for breakfast, the wait for the food after ordering was just as long, if not longer. Not sure if they were making dishes one at a time in the back or what. The food was good, standard diner breakfast food, but the long waits and general experience makes this a very average experience.

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Charlotte, North Carolina
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

We have been coming to Oak Island for over 20 years and this was the first and last time we will go to this eatery. The fish was nothing but bones and really had little to no taste. My daughter had the crab plate and she was not impressed with the taste either. The prices are not expensive but the... More

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Biscoe, North Carolina
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26 reviews 26 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

This restaurant was a disappointment to me. I waited over 15 min. before someone came to take my drink order and another 15 mins. for them to take my order. the food was so slow coming that I ask for my bill for the drinks and left. Not recommended.

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Knoxville
Top Contributor
52 reviews 52 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

Went in to this restaurant about 2:05. Door was open and lots of people just getting food. I was waiting to be seated and for people to pay their bill . A lady came over and said "We're closed". "We will reopen at 4:30. Her comments were firm and without a smile or I'm sorry, etc. I felt she was... More

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