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1407 E Beach Drive, Oak Island, NC
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Ranked #8 of 50 Restaurants in Oak Island
Hours:
Wed - Sun 4:30 am - 9:00 am
Cuisines: Steakhouse
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Description: Fine dining ocean front restaurant featuring steaks and seafood.

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English first
Greensboro, NC
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW via mobile

Tonight we ate at Island Way restaurant because it is the only restaurant on the island open on Sunday. We were all surprised to find a fine dinning restaurant right down the street. Each of our meals was delicious as well as beautifully presented. It was a bit pricey but worth every nickel. The service was attentive but not intrusive.... More 

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North Carolina
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22 reviews 22 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

This is a fanastic restaurant....ocean view...great food...five star service...you will love it..we had the sirloin and it was wonderfull

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Advance, North Carolina, United States
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20 reviews 20 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

Dropped in here because we were staying in the thrifty motel next door. We were surprised to find an "in-town" restaurant with great beach views and an ambitious menu. Good wine list for us 50 a bottle types. If there is a restaurant to compare to this on Oak Island I haven't heard of it.

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Oak Island, North Carolina, United States
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Not too big or too small. Excellent menu with something for every taste. Many seafood options and a signature bone in rib eye steak special. One of my favorite places to take guests if you want to be sure they get a good meal.

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Winston Salem, North Carolina
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014

Lovely setting on the water. Great view for every table in the small, intimate restaurant. Food was great. Shrimp and grits appetizer was the best ever. Broiled seafood mix nicely seasoned and fresh!

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Clover, South Carolina
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

Nice place for a really fun, tasty meal... the staff was knowledgable the view was awesome and we had a great time. Extensive wine list...it was a great experience. I recommend it!

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Southport, NC, United States
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44 reviews 44 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

An excellent place to take that "someone special". The atmosphere is good, with stunning views of the ocean, table cloths, linen napkins, an excellent wine selection, and an excellent menu. They even have a fair selection of single malt scotch whiskeys which is fairly unusual for this part of the world. The wait staff are excellent. If you arrive before... More 

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North Carolina
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89 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

While visiting the area we found Island Way. We had never been done to that end of the island and were very surprised. We had six people and everyone enjoyed their meal. My wife had the scallops and they were a very large portion while I had the barrel steak, I had never heard of this type of steak so... More 

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Knoxville
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5 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

We had dinner last night at the Island Way restaurant. It was great!! The restaurant overlooks the ocean and the pier on Oak Island. Upon entering, the immediate impression is that of an upscale restaurant. We came early at 4:45 and selected from the early evening menu. We had 2 appetizers, a bottle the wine, and delicious entree's for $35... More 

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Winston Salem, North Carolina
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

We've dined at Island Way four or five times in October of 2013 and 2014. Our party of 5 has always been happy with their meal and the service. If you go before 6 pm, the early bird menu is quick reasonable. We've had a variety of items from the menu and have always been pleased. We're already looking forward... More 

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Additional Information about Island Way

Address: 1407 E Beach Drive, Oak Island, NC
Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Oak Island
Open Hours:
Sunday 4:30 am - 9:00 am
Wednesday 4:30 am - 9:00 am
Thursday 4:30 am - 9:00 am
Friday 4:30 am - 9:00 am
Saturday 4:30 am - 9:00 am
Cuisine: Steakhouse

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