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Oceanic Restaurant and Grill

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703 S Lumina Ave, Wrightsville Beach, NC 28480-2166
910-256-5551
Today
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm

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  • 217
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    Very good
  • 91
    Average
  • 41
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  • 29
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Perfect oceanfront dining!

Anytime we travel from Pittsburgh to Wilmington we always make sure to have a meal at Oceanic. Amazing view, clean restaurant, delicious food, reasonable prices. All around great place!

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 28, 2015
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Good for:
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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Senior Contributor
42 reviews 42 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015 NEW via mobile

We had two seafood restaurants suggested, we choose Oceanic. Waited 20 minutes to be seated and walked the pier until called. Decided against an appetizer because it's usually too much food. The calamari that walked past our table made us rethink that decision. Homemade hushpuppies included with the meal were the best I ever had. I order the special -... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015 NEW via mobile

Anytime we travel from Pittsburgh to Wilmington we always make sure to have a meal at Oceanic. Amazing view, clean restaurant, delicious food, reasonable prices. All around great place!

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New York City
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16 reviews 16 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015 NEW

The location is great but the food is mediocre at best and overpriced. Try the Pilot House in Wilmington instead.

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Wirtz, Virginia
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11 reviews 11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015 NEW

This is real oceanfront dining with an unobstructed ocean view. The food was good and reasonably priced. the wait staff were excellent.

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Durham, North Carolina
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50 reviews 50 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

We dined here on a Sunday night and enjoyed a nice dinner indoors. The service was good and our meals were enjoyable. Honestly, the best part about this restaurant is the location. Amazing beach view that makes the whole evening. One dinner (miso tuna) was very good and the other (flounder) was okay. The food portions are reasonable but presentation... More 

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Waukesha, Wisconsin
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28 reviews 28 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015 NEW

stopped by in the afternoon while walking the beach. just had drinks and a chicken fingers basket, took forever for service and slow to deliver drinks, and it wasn't busy. everything, chicken tenders, fries all tasted very strongly of fish, they must fry everything in the same oil or don't change oil often. chicken and fries tasting like fish is... More 

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Fayetteville
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015 NEW

We have been here before, the food is always good and they often have new selections on the menu, or new variations of familiar dishes. The staff was professional and friendly. In the summer you can eat out on the pier which is great fun, but it was a little too cold for that this visit.

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Lucerne, Switzerland
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51 reviews 51 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

It is all about the location ! Very old-style beachclub house with wonderful deck to see the beach and .. people. Food was not outstanding. Simple seafood in a standard presentation. Hard to understand our waiter if you speak English but that depends who serves you. Definetely a place to be for relaxing and a drink on a sunny day.

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New Bern, Nc
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Perfect location...outstanding food...excellent service - you must visit on your trip to Wrightsville Beach. The filet mignon was tasty and perfectly cooked. The crabcakes were to die for. The flouder stuffed with crab was good but a little salty. The waiter was very pleasant and helpful. There were 4 of us and we all agreed that this was a place... More 

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Tullahoma, Tennessee
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

We were in Wrightsville Beach when the weather was chilly & windy. Seating in the bar area with all the beach front glass was far better than freezing on the beach. We got there early afternoon on Friday so it was not crowded at that time and we had great service. Our meal was delicious, well prepared and served promptly.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 703 S Lumina Ave, Wrightsville Beach, NC 28480-2166
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Wrightsville Beach
  • Phone Number: 910-256-5551

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American, Steakhouse, Seafood
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?