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Route 12 Steak & Seafood

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786 Ocean Trl, Corolla, NC 27927-9667
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun - Sat 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Pilot Mountain, North Carolina
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16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The food was good, waiter was good but no atmosphere. I think it was more a local hangout. Just didn't seemed very lively.

Thank MustangCS
A TripAdvisor Member
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I ordered the New York Strip Steak medium rare, and it was very good. The only problem was the potatoes and asparagus on the side was undercooked. Some others in my party had a dish with pasta and it was over cooked.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Venice, Florida
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160 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Every year we head to Route 12 during our OBX vacay. Good beer on tap, delicious seafood. Fish and chips, calamari, shrimp are all excellent!

Thank Joy L
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Came for lunch on check-in day. French Dip paninis are excellent. Good potato salad too. Service good and prices are fine. Recommend for lunch!

Thank Larry M
Virginia Beach, Virginia
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88 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Got there early with my family of four and it filled up fast. Staff was really nice and helpful. The kids chicken quesadilla was huge and provided lunch for the next day. The crab stuffed shrimp were great. The steak was cooked closer to Med Well than Med but was flavorful. Would go again

Thank StevieK15
Mifflintown, Pennsylvania
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18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The food and service was average. The menu didn't have a large variety to select from. Was close to Corolla but not some place I would go again for a family meal.

Thank Charles B
Springfield, Missouri, United States
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19 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This restaurant was recommended by the hotel where we were staying. We were disappointed in the overall experience and was perhaps the most expensive meal on our two week trip - 2 adults and 2 grands. We didn't find the waitress very friendly. The wait time was all right. This is just not a place that we would revisit or... More 

Thank Judy M
Leland, North Carolina
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29 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My title says it all. In my opinion if a meal is almost $30 a person it should be better than just average. We decided to do only one "nice" restaurant while on our vacation to OBX and I wish we would've went somewhere else.

Thank TheGingerbeardMan7
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40 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016 via mobile

Saw how good of reviews this place got and decided to try out for dinner. When I walked in the place was half empty at least 5 empty tables. They asked how many and I said one and a half. ( had my son) And they told me they couldn't sit me because I had my son!!!! I don't appreciate... More 

Thank Amanda B
Archbald, Pennsylvania
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66 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

We stopped in the shopping center by this restaurant and didn't know which to choose, very happy with our choice. It was busy everywhere and we did have to wait a little, but food was great. My husband had the shrimp salad and I had the strawberry salad with chicken, would definately return when we go back. !

Thank 623fran

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
American, Seafood, Steakhouse
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Television, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Families with children
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 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: 252-453-4644

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?