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Route 12 Steak & Seafood

786 Ocean Trl, Corolla, NC 27927-9667
+1 252-453-4644
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good29%
  • Average22%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible6%
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“steak” (29 reviews)
“seafood” (30 reviews)
“shrimp” (24 reviews)
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American, Seafood
$$ - $$$
786 Ocean Trl, Corolla, NC 27927-9667
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

New owners, James and Scott, have introduced a new menu. Great fresh seafood, including wonderful salmon. I had the steamer dinner with oysters, clams and shrimp. Excellent flavors and very accommodating for dietary restrictions/needs. I really hope others will try Route 12 again or go...More

Thank Bella3020
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have been going to Corolla on vacation for 8 years now. Each year we have had at least 1 meal at Route 12. Not sure what happened, but this restaurant has gone down in quality, variety and service. This year we arrived early for...More

Thank Nancy C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were a party of 6 that ate here for a late dinner (Burgers, cheesesteaks and the strangest lobster bisque I've ever had). The food was average quality and a bit overpriced (although given it's a beach town, the price is in keeping with the...More

Thank Craig L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We just ate at Route 12 and had an awesome experience! It recently changed hands and the new owners were very attentive and pleasant! The food was great! We had a yummy appetizer...shrimp/mango/bacon skewers...big hit all around. The seafood dishes were all very fresh. Pasta...More

Thank fourhourmom
Reviewed July 17, 2018 via mobile

What a disaster. Our large group ate lunch there and if it wasn't for the friendly cook, it would have been zero stars. Waitress must have been new since she was clueless: dropped our order of wings on the floor; forgot to take my wife's...More

Thank Baked_again
Reviewed July 15, 2018 via mobile

HORRIBLE!!! The menu is very limited. The staff (including the owner) were rude. They had the owners dig in the kitchen. We ordered salads, the veggies were clearly rotten. When we said something the staff member just looked at us and said ok. He offered...More

Thank nikkimccullough
Reviewed July 2, 2018 via mobile

We walked into the restaurant and the guy just pointed to a table and we sat there. They gave us paper menus with just the front page of choices.. The signs outside were very misleading. As a very picky eater it wasn't the best selection...More

Thank Quinevere F
Reviewed June 22, 2018 via mobile

We were a party of six. Upon entering we asked for a table for six they pointed to two bar tables and said we could move them together ourselves. After waiting for about 5 min we were told by the waiter that he would be...More

3  Thank smithjs2
Reviewed June 20, 2018 via mobile

I think saying it's a steak and seafood joint is deceiving. When we stopped by yesterday afternoon, they did not have steak, and their seafood options are minimal. The service was average and food was edible but I wouldn't say amazing. All together I would...More

Thank Tia S
Reviewed June 18, 2018

OBX is a yearly trip for my husband and I and the first thing we do when we get to PBX is plan our trip to Route 12!! The crab cakes are to die for! 99%carb 1% fillers! Legit crab cake!! Their stuff jumbo shrimp...More

Thank samanthasY5107BG
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August 5, 2017|
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Response from ElizabethK | Reviewed this property |
I forgot to include in my answer about the dinner menu that they also have steamer pots that are less costly than some of the other restaurants (including one pot that has a lobster tail in it at a reasonable price) and they... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations, Television, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
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11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 786 Ocean Trl, Corolla, NC 27927-9667
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Outer Banks  >  Corolla
  • Phone Number: +1 252-453-4644
Located in Timbuck II Shopping Village, Corolla, NC Serving Traditional Outer Banks Favorites along with Steaks, Ribs, Pasta and Seafood Specialties Full ABC & carefully selected Wines Open Lunch & Dinner With Superb Service *Full Menu Available To Go *
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