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“Great Food! Great Place to Grab a Bite!”

Jack Mackerel's Island Grill
Ranked #2 of 8 Restaurants in Kure Beach
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $9 - $34
Cuisines: American
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Good for: Business meetings, Families with children, Bar scene, Local cuisine, Large groups, Romantic
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Late Night, Lunch, Reservations
Reviewed October 25, 2013

We ended up eating at Jack Mackeral’s as we were in the area for music that was going on by the pier. We had already had our fill of seafood up to this point in the trip so we ordered “mainland” food and weren’t disappointed. This restaurant had great food with a nice tropical or beach kick to it. Friendly staff and reasonable prices. Jack Mackeral’s is a safe bet while visiting Carolina Beach and we would visit it again if ever in the area.

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Reviewed October 20, 2013

This was a great place with great food... services was perfect, food was perfect... We will definitely go back next time we are in Wilmington!

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Reviewed October 20, 2013 via mobile

Beautiful restaurant with nice outside dining, however I didn't realize smoking was allowed in outside area. Smoke from other diner carried in the cool breeze. Food is expensive, but would be worth it for a nice dinner if service was better. Waitress never came around to refill my water. And, was too busy cleaning tables and windows to even notice me trying to get her attention for a refill. First table offered had not been wiped down. Food did take a long time to prepare, but everything was hot and fresh. Generous serving size for salad. Freshly baked sourdough rolls are delicious.

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Reviewed October 14, 2013

The best restaurant around Kure Beach. Love the Looney Tuna and Smuggler's Mahi sandwiches. Some of the best sandwiches I have had in a long time. During a 4 day weekend we dinned with Jack MacKerels 3 times and wish it was more.

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Reviewed October 12, 2013

great food seat inside or outside or on roof top great view from the top service is a one food is excellent

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