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Russells Place Restaurant

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5700 E Oak Island Dr, Oak Island, NC 28465-5037
+1 910-278-3070
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good29%
  • Average23%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible9%
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“pancakes” (28 reviews)
“biscuits” (18 reviews)
“country ham” (4 reviews)
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American, Diner
5700 E Oak Island Dr, Oak Island, NC 28465-5037
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I had breakfast at Russell’s this morning! It was delicious! Be sure to try a Belgian waffle! My husband had the traditional bacon, eggs, and grits. His was great also!

Thank jwoody3
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Thirty years ago I had a condo a few blocks from Russells and ate there almost every weekend. I haven't eaten there in nearly 10 years and it was just as good as I remember and SO reasonable, no wonder it was voted the best...More

Thank angsw72
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Standard breakfast fare but nothing special. Friendly staff. Coffee was good. Sausage and gravy on biscuit was not great. Came out barely warm and had to send back to be heated. Gravy was nothing special... our table also ordered eggs over easy with toast. Eggs...More

Thank Travel236
Reviewed May 16, 2018

I live at Oak Island and I go to Russell's almost everyday . All the Staff is very nice and there to please and work hard. Food is wonderful . I enjoy going there they treat you like family. Tammy

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Reviewed May 16, 2018

Went to Russell's after having a bad breakfast experience at Beanas. Russell's never changes, prices are a little higher but still good simple breakfast. Nope, it's not fancy but it is clean, good service and good food. Waitstaff can get a little frazzled but that...More

Thank khillz28
Reviewed May 13, 2018

The Food is Good but the Service is HORRIBLE!! Living on Oak Island for the past 2 years and being A Business Owner Myself for the past 31 Years, NEVER Have I either Hung up On Customers, who are calling to place a to go...More

Thank RichDWarren
Reviewed May 2, 2018 via mobile

Had to have a breakfast at Russell's before we left. ONCE is too much. Food wasn't even ordinary. Our waitress seemed to have an attitude from the get go. Her and the other waitress seemed to be having words over breakfast orders. Anyway, couldn't wait...More

Thank Jeff K
Reviewed March 8, 2018 via mobile

We went here for breakfast on our last day of an OI vacation. I ordered a Baby Bear breakfast and husband got a waffle. My egg & sausage was good but the pancake was so cold the butter I put on it wouldn’t even soften!...More

Thank Laura-Lee S
Reviewed March 3, 2018

First time here and the coffee was good. Best liver pudding I tasted out. A little thick than most place, that is was it was moist and good. The biscuit was good also. The staff were just great to listen to. Nothing wrong with this...More

Thank HenryNC7
Reviewed November 6, 2017

This place has been around for years and when I ate there 25 years ago it was much better than now. Building needs updating badly and also the food isn't good

Thank Amy S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
6:30 AM - 2:00 PM
6:30 AM - 2:00 PM
6:30 AM - 2:00 PM
6:30 AM - 2:00 PM
6:30 AM - 2:00 PM
6:30 AM - 2:00 PM
6:30 AM - 2:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5700 E Oak Island Dr, Oak Island, NC 28465-5037
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Oak Island
  • Phone Number: +1 910-278-3070
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