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“Good food ” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of Flying Fish Cafe

Flying Fish Cafe
Ranked #1 of 58 Restaurants in Oak Island
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: American, Seafood
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Restaurant details
Good for: Special occasions, Local cuisine, Families with children, Scenic view, Kids
Dining options: Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Street Parking, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer
Raleigh, North Carolina
Level Contributor
10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Good food ”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 10, 2014 via mobile

The food was very good. The ambiance is lacking with plastic patio chairs and paper tablecloths over the cloth ones, changed between diners like the paper changed at the doctor's office. Prices were as expected for ocean front dining, but a house salad or basket of bread with the entree would have gone a long way. Our server was very sweet; the hostess not so much.

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English first
Jackson, New Jersey
Level Contributor
6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Very Good”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 2, 2014 via mobile

The mahi mahi tacos,shrimp quesidillas,grouper sandwich was very good,service by Tony was very good,atmosphere was very nice ocean view....highly recommend .

  • Visited July 2014
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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2 Thank Norbie W
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Matthews, North Carolina, United States
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63 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
“Right on the beach, Awesome view. Right next to the pier”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 30, 2014

This was a quaint little place right next to one of the piers. The fried shrimp basket was some of the best I have ever had. My son had the shrimp quesadilla and LOVED IT. My husband had the Gorgonzola burger and said it was cooked perfect (he likes things WELL WELL DONE) The egg rolls were a bit tough and not a highlight. I would love to go back to this place and try something else.

  • Visited June 2014
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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1 Thank Jenoral
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Raleigh, North Carolina
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Incredible beach food”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 24, 2014

The fish tacos here are amazing, as are the shrimp quesadillas. Outdoor seating is great. All the ingredients were fresh for the pico, the guac was just right. Prices are reflective of the size and quality of the dishes. Excellent.

  • Visited June 2014
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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2 Thank NJHinNC
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New Haven
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52 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Great place for a family dinner”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 18, 2014

We had a very enjoyable family dinner at Flying Fish. Our table was on the deck overlooking the ocean and the pier - perfect! Very tasty dinners of baked and fried fish and everything very good. Not gourmet, but just right for an evening dinner overlooking the water with family, including a young child. I'll definitely go back there when in Southport/Oak Island.

  • Visited May 2014
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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Thank Umberto44
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