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417 West Second St., Ocean Isle Beach, NC 28469
+1 910-575-5988
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11:30 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Brunch, Lunch, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Off-Street Parking, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: The Isles, the area's only oceanfront restaurant and Tiki bar, proudly...
The Isles, the area's only oceanfront restaurant and Tiki bar, proudly features fine cuisine using only the freshest regional ingredients. From private romantic dinners and family gatherings to banquets, wedding receptions, and corporate events, our serene atmosphere comfortably provides the perfect ambiance for all of your dining needs.
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    Very good
  • 27
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  • 25
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Good food overlooking the ocean and pools

My husband and I came the The Isles for a very early dinner after some beach time with grandkids. It was comfortable sitting on the deck, and the food and wine were good. The service seemed slow, though maybe our perception was somewhat off-kilter after the activities of the day! We've eaten here... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
Judy B
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Canal Winchester, Ohio
Good for:
  • Romantic
  • Entertaining clients
  • Special occasions
  • Local cuisine
  • Large groups
  • Doing business
  • Families with children
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Pomfret, Maryland
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW

The first night of our vacation we always start it off with The Isles Restaurant. They have a good selection of food and the location is right on the beach. A great way to start your vacation week.

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Toano, Virginia
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62 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW

This place was excellent!!! My wife and I were in Ocean Isle Beach, NC for 3 1/2 days and we ate here 3 times - lunch and 1 dinners!! The crab dip was outstanding - my wife said it might be the best she had ever had. Their salads were also terrific - I had two different ones. However, every... More 

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Charlotte
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW via mobile

Super convenient if you're on the island and looking for fresh seafood. Only a golf cart ride away for a front row view of the ocean.

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Louisiana
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

The view here is very nice. Service is not so good and the food is a surprise. I ordered the braised short ribs, not the most sophisticated or complicated item on the menu but it sounded good as described. I guess items in North Carolina are called different names that in other parts of the South. The vegetables were as... More 

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Canal Winchester, Ohio
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58 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

My husband and I came the The Isles for a very early dinner after some beach time with grandkids. It was comfortable sitting on the deck, and the food and wine were good. The service seemed slow, though maybe our perception was somewhat off-kilter after the activities of the day! We've eaten here several times over the past few years,... More 

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Baltimore, Maryland
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

Omg wonderful place!!! I just got married here June 27th 2015. They hosted my ceremony and reception. The restaurant is gorgeous and overlooks the ocean! The waiters were fabulous! Very attentive and efficient. We booked the private dining room which is very spacious for a reception we had 50 guests and more than enough space to dance. Marissa and Marnie... More 

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PA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

A group of 14 ate here for dinner last night and not one person was disappointed in their meals. The restaurant overlooks the ocean. There is also an outside section around a tiki bar. We ate inside and our meals were outstanding. They had a nice kids menu for the little ones with us. I thought the prices were reasonable... More 

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The_Isles, Manager at The Isles Restaurant & Tiki Bar, responded to this review

Thank you for the kind review. I tell people that we our very spoiled here at the The Isles because of our view and our close proximity to the beach. I feel like I'm on vacation sometimes along with all of our customers. We pride ourselves on being the only restaurant of this kind on the island. I'm glad you... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

Great food shrimp and grits. Excellent. Have eaten there on two trips. All food is top scale. Prices are commensurate of food quality.

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The_Isles, Manager at The Isles Restaurant & Tiki Bar, responded to this review

Thank you for the great review. Our Shrimp and Grits is a secret family recipe that has never disappointed anybody who has tried it. It took first place last year in the entree division of a prestigious food competition, "The Chill and Grill". It's a popular favorite with many of our regulars and is definitely a top scale dish. We... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

Our family of 2 adults and 5 children had dinner here one very blustery night. We were staying at the condos for our 2nd time. We have had expensive drinks from the tiki bar before but this was our first trip to the restaurant. It was probably the best food we head all week. The fettuccine Alfredo was amazing, as... More 

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Henderson, Nevada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

Our family vacationed yearly at OIB and always enjoyed the Isles Restaurant and Tiki Bar. When our daughter (who now lives in Santa Monica, California) planned her wedding, The Isles Restaurant and Beach venue was where she wanted to wed her new husband. Marnie and Marissa and staff were fantastic as the bride was in Calif. and her mom in... More 

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Additional Information about The Isles Restaurant & Tiki Bar

Address: 417 West Second St., Ocean Isle Beach, NC 28469
Phone Number: +1 910-575-5988
Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Ocean Isle Beach
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Monday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 5 - 25
Cuisine: American, Steakhouse, Pasta, Seafood

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 417 West Second St., Ocean Isle Beach, NC 28469
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Ocean Isle Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 910-575-5988

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 5 - 25
  • Cuisine: American, Steakhouse, Pasta, Seafood

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romantic, Entertaining clients, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Large groups, Doing business, Families with children

Description

The Isles, the area's only oceanfront restaurant and Tiki bar, proudly features fine cuisine using only the freshest regional ingredients. From private romantic dinners and family gatherings to banquets, wedding receptions, and corporate events, our serene atmosphere comfortably provides the perfect ambiance for all of your dining needs.
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm

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