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61 Causeway, Ocean Isle Beach, NC 28469-7505
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
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Ocean Isle Beach, North Carolina
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19 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 12, 2015

Fun place to hang out. Meet locals at Sharky's while you enjoy your favorite beverage or seafood dish.

1 Thank Tom A
United States
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42 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 12, 2015

Stopped by Sharky's at the end of a week stay in OIB. We knew it would be a long wait on a July Friday night, and they didn't let you wait near the entrance of the restaurant,so we walked over to the marina close by to watch the boats and jet skis come in and out. We weren't expecting a... More 

Thank Sophie L
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34 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 11, 2015

I ordered a salad with grilled mahi. The fish was covered with a sweet sticky sauce. Not good and not fresh fish! My husband was not Impressed with his fried shrimp and oysters! Again, not fresh. If one can get fresh fish in Richmnd VA, it should be available at the beach!

Thank Sue L
Point Pleasant, West Virginia
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18 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 11, 2015

I can't say enough about this place and the meal I had while visiting. I purchased the salad with the coconut shrimp and fruit in it and then opted to add a steak of rare cooked tuna. All I can say is that it tasted like a flavor explosion in my mouth. My family got sick and tired of hearing... More 

1 Thank BostonLovinGal
Frederick, Maryland
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23 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 9, 2015

Stopped in after a morning on the boat, great dockhand! Great hush puppies, flounder sandwich... Went for lunch and service was good.

1 Thank ashley4185
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11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 9, 2015 via mobile

We walked in to Sharky's Monday night and immediately noticed a difference - it wasn't packed. After being told the wait would be 45 minutes we were sat in less than 10. Our waiter was fine but the food has gone downhill. Apparently there is new ownership and we could tell. Two years ago I raved about the grouper sandwich.... More 

Thank Chillbilly
Berwick, Pennsylvania
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19 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 6, 2015

The pizza at Sharky's is as good as it gets. We ordered the pizza, sat outside and it was ready in about 20 minutes.

1 Thank Mike S
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115 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 5, 2015

This is a fun place to eat if you would like a laid back atmosphere. right on the inlet so you can have a nice view. Not a fancy place which allows you to not worry about your kids being on vacation mode. Mostly fried type food but there are healthy options like salads. Good drinks too!

Thank Hippie704
Wooster, Ohio
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 3, 2015

We always visit Sharky's when we vacation in OIB. It's fun and the food is great. It's very popular. So be prepared to wait for a table, but it is worth it. Seafood dishes are good but we go for the pizza.

Thank Jeann B
Allegany, New York
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 2, 2015 via mobile

Lack luster to say the best. I've heard a lot of good things about this place so I'm very disappointed. The food was average, over priced. The bathrooms were very gross and the hostesses were unfriendly. I wouldn't go back. :(

Thank SamD119116

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$9 - $25
American, Bar, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Scenic view, Kids, Families with children, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget, Bar scene, Large groups
Open Hours
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 61 Causeway, Ocean Isle Beach, NC 28469-7505
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Ocean Isle Beach
  • Phone Number: 19105799177
Tucked under the Ocean Isle Beach bridge, Sharky's Restaurant features a large indoor dining area as well as outdoor dining on the back deck that overlooks OIB's beautiful waterfront canal and views of the ICW. Menu choices offer the best seafood, salads, sandwiches, appetizers as well as the chef's choice of daily lunch and dinner specials. And all our menu items are reasonably priced! Enjoy ice cold beverages and anything from our menu at either of two bars. If you are planning a wedding, family reunion, birthday celebration or any special event, we have the perfect spot for that too! Sharky's has been the locals favorite for over 25 years and it's easy to see why it's the #1 destination for all visitors to our fantastic island paradise. If you are looking for a fun spot to enjoy great food, great drinks and the best staff, Sharky's Waterfront Restaurant is where you want to be.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?