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Russells Place Restaurant

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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, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff

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  • 30
    Excellent
  • 33
    Very good
  • 25
    Average
  • 9
    Poor
  • 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
Breakfast before going to the job site

Motel suggested going to this spot and was not a bad choice. I got eggs, grits, sausage and toast. Since the morning was cool, I asked for coffee. I was disappointed that I could almost see through the pot and the flavor was very week. I asked our server and understood the owner only uses 1 bag... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed November 20, 2015
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Concord, North Carolina
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Concord, North Carolina
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237 reviews
179 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 150 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2015

Motel suggested going to this spot and was not a bad choice. I got eggs, grits, sausage and toast. Since the morning was cool, I asked for coffee. I was disappointed that I could almost see through the pot and the flavor was very week. I asked our server and understood the owner only uses 1 bag pack of coffee... More 

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Thank Retired_NG
Southport, North Carolina
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50 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2015

The place lacks décor. The food is good, but portions are small. The service was friendly. Prices are very reasonable.

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Thank KCashVa
Pinehurst, North Carolina
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43 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2015

A very worn out atmosphere with a greasy smell which attaches to your clothing and hair. Breakfast food was average and served efficiently. Owner should invest in upgrading restaurant and ventilation system...it would pay off! Only reason voted best breakfast as it has very little competition!

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Thank Leslie T
Stanley, North Carolina
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28 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2015

I have only eaten breakfast at Russell's. The food is good and the service is friendly and fast. Open all year long.

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Thank Phil S
Oak Island, North Carolina, United States
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2015

I took a friend there, we had to wait 15 minutes because of it's popularity. Well let me tell you it was certainly worth the wait. We ordered or food and before we could finished our coffee breakfast was served. The food was hot and outstanding, and service was excellent.

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Thank BlaineMeans
NC
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40 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2015

We had breakfast here and it was okay. Service was quick, but my food was just okay. I had french toast and it was edible, but not great. Husband said his pork tenderloin was great, very tender and tasty. He also had biscuit and gravy and said it was good. A lot of locals eat there, but we won't if... More 

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Thank Jackie O
Northern Mariana Islands, Mariana Islands
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65 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2015

Our party of eight all agreed that this place was just average. Nothing to get excited about. We were here for lunch and some of the other patrons mentioned that their breakfast's are better than the lunches. The fries were on the greasy side. The wait staff was very good and attentive and they made up for the average food.

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Thank Hafa670
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2015 via mobile

Excellent French Toast and bacon. As soon as the waitress sat the French toast down you could smell the ciminmon. Delious.

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Thank Jackie O
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2015 via mobile

We dined here for breakfast! It was amazing. Pancakes, scrambled eggs, sausage and all the staples of a good southern breakfast. Very good, nice service.

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Thank justin b
North Carolina Mountains, North Carolina
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2015

We were told that Russells was THE place to eat on Oak iSland for breakfast. It is hard to mess up breakfast if you are just wanting bacon, eggs and potatoes or grits. This place did fine. Food was served hot, staff was pleasant. NOthing special, but nothing bad. Diner food served fast. Don't go out of you way to... More 

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Restaurant Details

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

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?