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1407 E Beach Drive, Oak Island, NC 28465
+1 910-278-7770
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11:00 am - 3:00 pm
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Validated Parking, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer
Description: Fine dining ocean front restaurant featuring steaks and seafood.

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    Very good
  • 18
    Average
  • 22
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  • 4
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Family Vacation

Lovely view of the ocean and wonderful food. I had a rare ahi tuna steak. The tuna was very fresh and tasty. My brother had a filet mignon with lump crab meat and asparagus. It looked amazing. The corn casserole was delicious as well. I would recommend Island Way and will certainly be visiting... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 26, 2015
Sheri_75
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Tolland
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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73 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW

We were a party of 4 on a very busy night so we opted to eat at the bar rather than wait for a table. The service was great, the bartender was busy but she was very attentive. We ordered from the early bird menu and everyone loved their food. The seafood sampler was lightly battered and fried...perfectly cooked as... More 

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Tolland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

Lovely view of the ocean and wonderful food. I had a rare ahi tuna steak. The tuna was very fresh and tasty. My brother had a filet mignon with lump crab meat and asparagus. It looked amazing. The corn casserole was delicious as well. I would recommend Island Way and will certainly be visiting again.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

We have visited Island Way several times on family vacation. Good menu selection for adults and kids. The steamed oysters were excellent. Great waterfront location at the marina. It's a popular place that does not take reservations so an on waiting some time for a table.

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Leland, North Carolina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

We were driving around Oak Island and Southport and came upon Island Way. It looked like a nice place and a nice view. We came in and it was very nice and clean inside with beautiful views of the ocean and the pier. While there wasn't a ton of selections on the lunch menu, we all found something good to... More 

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Greensboro, NC
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

My family of four, including a nine and eleven year old, enjoyed our dinner at Island Way. The wait staff was quite friendly, and there was good variety on the menu and with the specials, including good options for the children. The wine list was better than expected and reasonably priced.

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Leland, North Carolina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 144 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

We came here for Father's Day. It was our first visit here, and a wonderful experience. Of the dishes ordered,the pasta in my shrimp scampi was kind of dry and stuck together, but the shrimp were tasty, and the salad that came with it was a nice portion and fresh. The seafood combination was delicious, and the filet was perfectly... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

This place offers great service, excellent food, and gorgeous views. I enjoyed the higher seated table as it allowed us to have even better view of the water. The food was really good and of high quality.

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Atlanta
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

This is the only high end restaurant on the Island. The view of the ocean is great and service is very good. Had Shrimp very fresh. The she crab soup was great. The food was good except for the crab dip it didn't taste like crab at all. Great for a romantic meal.

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Winston Salem, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

No matter what you wear this is a fine dining establishment that has a friendly wait staff and awesome for. The filets and lobster tails are very good.

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Charlotte, North Carolina, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Great location, wonderful food and excellent service. Don't miss eating at this fine restaurant if you find yourself on Oak Island, NC. The menu offers several great seafood dishes, I especially liked the scallops. I believe they serve lunch during the summer months, a good selection if in the area.

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Additional Information about Island Way

Address: 1407 E Beach Drive, Oak Island, NC 28465
Phone Number: +1 910-278-7770
Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Oak Island
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 3:00 pm  4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 3:00 pm  4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 3:00 pm  4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 3:00 pm  4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 3:00 pm  4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 3:00 pm  4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 3:00 pm  4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 10 - 26
Cuisine: Steakhouse

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1407 E Beach Drive, Oak Island, NC 28465
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Oak Island
  • Phone Number: +1 910-278-7770

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10 - 26
  • Cuisine: Steakhouse

Description

Fine dining ocean front restaurant featuring steaks and seafood.
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm

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