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“Jacks Mack's a hit” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Jack MacKerels Island Grill

Jack MacKerels Island Grill
113 K Ave, Kure Beach, NC 28449-3614
910-458-7668
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Ranked #3 of 7 Restaurants in Kure Beach
Cuisines: American
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Good for: Families with children, Romance, Bar scene, Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
2 reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
“Jacks Mack's a hit”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2012 via mobile

Food great, service great and we had the offseason Wednesday special, entrees at 40% off on lunch and dinner menu. Stop here if in K.B.

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  • English first
  • French first
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3 reviews 3 reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
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“Not worth it!”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2012 via mobile

We went here for lunch because my cousin, who is local, said it was good and reasonable. They open at 11 for lunch, but when we arrived at 11:30 the doors were locked. We found a busboy who was just coming in for work, and he said they just "forgot" to open the main doors! Also, I ordered the fish and chips and got two TINY pieces of cod that were not fresh, and it was 10 bucks! Ten dollars for two tiny pieces of frozen fish and potatoe chips! And our waiter was a snob, and very rude!

    • 1 of 5 stars Value
    • 2 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 2 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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Wilmington, North Carolina
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“Worth giving a try”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2012

The few times I have eaten here have been worth the trip. There is something for everyone. The seafood always tastes fresh.

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“Best Kure Beach Restaurant”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2012

Went to Jack Mackerels our first night in Kure Beach. Don't be surprised by the exterior as you drive by. Looks like a dive and is very deceiving. Nice interior however and larger then it seems from the outside. We had a young waiter who was terrific. Wish I could remember his name but it slips me now. He recommended the seafood Bisque and crabdip for appetizers. Both were great. Large menu with Seafood, steak, Chicken and pasta. We had 11 in our party and all were very satisfied with the meals. Portions were large and very tasty. Would definitely go back on the next trip.

  • Visited July 2012
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Coxsackie, New York
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“Always a good meal!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2012

Always good food, always good service, tasty, fresh seafood. Only negative is the lack of a more varied menu for the kids and picky eaters. I love flavor and exotic food but my daughter is a little more grilled cheese than me and she had a tough time finding something she would like. Other than that, always happy at Jack's!

  • Visited August 2012
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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