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“Beat Mahi fish tacos!”

Ocean Grill & Tiki Bar
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Seafood
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Good for: Bar scene, Local cuisine, Large groups
Dining options: Lunch, Late Night, Dinner, Reservations
Reviewed July 21, 2013 via mobile

Love OG &Tiki Bar! Great for family or just to hang out. Inside and outside dining. Great view of Carolina Beach, NC from inside. Usually have fish tacos but hand flounder and shrimp basket this time. Nice piece of fish. Have a drink after dinner at the Tiki Bar on the pier overlooking Carolina Beach

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Reviewed July 19, 2013

Thursday night, beautiful night.. We hoped to get a table outside, to listen to the band, but tables were already full and hostess admitted those people were unlikely to be leaving within an hour. We got a drink from the tiki bar but couldn't hear the band anyway. We were seated within fifteen minutes at a nice window table inside. The server was nice but took twenty minutes to take our order. The Mahi fish tacos tasted like dishwater and had exactly two tiny pieces of fish in total. The daily catch was so overcooked it could have been canned tuna. The crab dip appetizer should have been called cream cheese with crab juice. Our son loved the crab legs but the girls found the calabash style shrimp and scallops heavy and too salty. The mojitos were good but inconsistent - one was too sweet another too watery and at $8 each, I expected greatness. I have to agree with others who say without the beach this place is gone. Two hours of my life I won't get back and I left hungry.

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Thank Live2traveldaworld
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Reviewed July 18, 2013

Love, Love, LOVE this place! There is a main restaurant with several options for dining (fully air conditioned with good views upstairs, halfway outside/under fans downstairs, or fully outside on the pier. The tiki bar itself is at the end of the pier (which ends where the waves hit the sand). This pier has steps down to the beach and serves as the main walkway for guests of the attached Golden Sands hotel. You can sit at one of the colorful tables at the Tiki bar and order food to go with your fun beachy drink. The bar has music on Thursday and Sunday nights from about 6pm to 9pm so it is extra fun then. Considering the awesomeness of the location and theme, they almost don't have to offer good food, but they do! I ordered the mahi tacos twice, they were that good. A friend ordered the beet and goat cheese panini twice for the same reason. Another person had the grouper sandwich and liked that. Yummy! They do offer some standard kids options (chicken strips, grilled cheese, fried shrimp, fries, juice boxes). This place will work for families/mixed age groups.

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Thank Lynne S
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Reviewed July 14, 2013 via mobile

Good food little bit salty but good !! As a chef in nyc i recommend this place !!!oh don't forget the pinas coladas superb :)

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Reviewed July 12, 2013

We love sitting out on this pier with the ocean breeze and a cold cocktail in our hand. Bars out on the beach are rare, so this place is a must if you visit Carolina Beach. We had the calamari appetizer and it was good. They have a full bar and beer selection, along with a great appetizer selection.

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