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The Isles Restaurant & Tiki Bar

417 West Second St., Ocean Isle Beach, NC 28469
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $5 - $25
Sun - Thu 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: Seafood
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Good for: Families with children, Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night, Dessert
Description: The Isles Restaurant & Tiki Bar on Ocean Isle proudly provides oceanfront dining at its finest. The Isles has one of the best menus on the beach with something for every craving. Our food is always prepared with the freshest regional ingredients. From private romantic dinners and family gatherings to banquets, wedding receptions, and corporate events, the serene oceanfront atmosphere of The Isles Restaurant comfortably provides the perfect ambiance for all of your dining needs.
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English first
Eastlake, Ohio, United States
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

Ok, its the end of season, we looked forward to the dinner on Thursday night. Arrived at 6:30 door was locked, no one at home. Called Friday afternoon told that they were only open weekends only. Arrived at 7:00 and found a new sign posted weekend hours. Hostess asked if we had reservations, answered no, was told we would have... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014 via mobile

Had lunch with my family a few days ago and we thoroughly enjoyed our experience. The food was excellent and the staff friendly and attentive. I highly recommend dining at The Isles!

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014 via mobile

Nice Ambiance; POOR SERVICE. The Salads were excellent, which is the only reason this restaurant didn't get 1 star. One dinner of the six that were ordered was good; but its almost impossible to screw up a steak. The Cajon Jambalaya was very dry and tasteless. The Imperial Chicken was terrible, the Shrimp and grits did have a nice amount... More

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Williamsburg, Virginia
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

We've spent 5 nights on Ocean Isle & it took us until now to find a restaurant worth even commenting on. Although we had asked several locals for recommendations, we had constantly been thrown off by the use of paper plates, only fried seafood, small portions & charging extra for cheese on a salad. OMGosh, the Isles restaurant was such... More

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Charlotte, NC
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014 via mobile

Our family of four visits Ocean Isle every year and love the Isles! Great food and service and we never wait too long for a table! The atmosphere is unlike any other on ocean isle beach! You just can't beat the view! Some of our favorites are the she crab soup, crab stuffed flounder and you can get the fresh... More

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Staunton, Virginia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

We decided to go to dinner about 7:00. I was worried about having to wait for a table but to my surprise the parking lot was only about a third full. I was very excited until we walked in and were greeted by a very pompous hostess who asked "Do you have a reservation?" with no one else waiting to... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

Food is just average at best with little variety. Kids running all around and parents and employees doing nothing. Annoying place.

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Knoxville, Tennessee, United States
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

I was looking for a nice dinner to spend the evening with my date that had Beach front views and I found it, Our server Matt was Awesome with great local knowledge of the area. Our orders were taken in a timely manner, or appetizers where served promptly. Our food was served in reasonable time frame. The food was very... More

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

We went for dinner, a little late in the night. Our hostess said it would be a 45 minute wait. So, we decided we'd sit at the bar and order food. There were 4 of us, and the bar didn't have 4 seats together, so we decided to leave. On our way out, the hostess said she couldn't find another... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

Very busy but our server Jaz was great! She had tables inside and outside and handled it alot better than the complaining people sitting beside us ever could. We had Filet Medallions w/bleu cheese red wine demi glace and a NY Strip. Both were delicious! Mango margarita was superb. Love this place and will continue to visit each time we're... More

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