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5700 E Oak Island Dr, Oak Island, NC 28465-5037
910-278-3070
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6:30 am - 2:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 6:30 am - 2:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch

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  • 24
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  • 17
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  • 6
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  • 12
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Go early..No Room

We tried to go to Russell's Twice last week with a group of four, then eight, and we would have had to wait THREE HOURS both times. If we would try again obviously you need to make a reservation a few days early. I'm happy for them that they are that busy.

3 of 5 starsReviewed July 30, 2015
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North Carolina
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67 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

We tried to go to Russell's Twice last week with a group of four, then eight, and we would have had to wait THREE HOURS both times. If we would try again obviously you need to make a reservation a few days early. I'm happy for them that they are that busy.

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south eastern US
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW via mobile

I saw lots of cars and even a line out the door. Thinking that is found something special, we stopped for lunch. We ordered like the locals, the meat and three special. The mashed potatoes were not real, Limas were straight from a can, cool and unseasoned, and meatloaf was greasy. The place was dirty and hadn't been cleaned or... More 

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4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

The staff makes sure you are treated like family. The food is always fresh. Miss Donna will call you at home if the daily special is your favourite dish

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Columbia, South Carolina
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

Waited 45 minutes in the hot sun and another 25 minutes to get served a simple eggs and pancakes. "Best Breakfast" claim is a bit of a stretch.

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South Carolina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

My friend and I were there this morning for breakfast. They were busy, so we thought the food would be good. Wrong. I ordered sausage and eggs with hashbrowns diced. Sausage was cold and hard--had been sitting a while. Hashbrowns were cut up pieces of potatoes with no seasoning, and they were cold as well. Wait staff was attentive. Will... More 

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

Ate there for breakfast this week and was disappointed with the food and quality of the food. The food was cold and almost tasteless. The coffee had a bad taste and tasted like hot water with a little coffee flavor. Can't believe its a local favorite.

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Oak Island, North Carolina
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4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Russells is another place locals go for breakfast and lunch. food is good, service is fine, the lunch specials are always a nice experience.

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Great menu, great prices, excelled wait staff....and very good food! Home cookin at it's best! We didn't just have one waitress, anyone walking by whether for their table or not would stop and see if we needed anything and refilled our coffee. Very homey feeling, and just a great experience!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

Great wait staff and yummy food. Always good. We live her and visit often. Same great service whether it's off season or the 4th of July!

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Greenville, South Carolina
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

We were very disappointed in all ways possible. Rude staff, low quality food, and dingy furnishings.

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Additional Information about Russells Place Restaurant

Address: 5700 E Oak Island Dr, Oak Island, NC 28465-5037
Phone Number: 910-278-3070
Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Oak Island
Open Hours:
Sunday 6:30 am - 2:00 pm
Monday 6:30 am - 2:00 pm
Tuesday 6:30 am - 2:00 pm
Wednesday 6:30 am - 2:00 pm
Thursday 6:30 am - 2:00 pm
Friday 6:30 am - 2:00 pm
Saturday 6:30 am - 2:00 pm
Cuisine: American

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 5700 E Oak Island Dr, Oak Island, NC 28465-5037
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Oak Island
  • Phone Number: 910-278-3070

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American
Open Hours
Sunday
6:30 am - 2:00 pm
Monday
6:30 am - 2:00 pm
Tuesday
6:30 am - 2:00 pm
Wednesday
6:30 am - 2:00 pm
Thursday
6:30 am - 2:00 pm
Friday
6:30 am - 2:00 pm
Saturday
6:30 am - 2:00 pm

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