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“great dinner!”
Review of Thai by the Sea

Thai by the Sea
Ranked #29 of 59 Restaurants in Oak Island
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Reservations
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Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Reservations
Reviewed September 12, 2012

Great flavors, wonderful dinner overall. The menu offers many delicious choices. I highly recommend the Thai dumplings appetizer. My husband enjoys the Singha beer every year. The atmosphere is cheery, clean, and family friendly. Service can be challenging but always friendly. And the food makes up for it in every respect.

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Thank VicRig
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Reviewed August 17, 2012

Oak Island has long had little choice when it comes to dining out, and most, in my experience have been mediocre if not bad. Thai By The Sea is a pleasant change. Like most of Oak Island restaurants, the outside has little to attract your attention, and the inside is little better, but don't let appearances fool you, the food is delicious, and plated very appealingly. Honestly, the service leaves much to be desired, but the food is worth any lack of service you may receive. Many of the choices are not spicy dishes, but still flavorful with Thai inspired flavors, so give this place a chance, if you desire something to eat beyond the normal, and a fantastic value for the quality.

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Reviewed August 15, 2012

We were seated and waited on as soon as we went in. Service was great, food was even better. The atmosphere was quiet and comfortable. Everything was delicious. We were in and out in no time...and had time to spare to do other things in the evening. We all really enjoyed our visit to this restaurant.

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Thank JanD761
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Reviewed August 12, 2012

Thai by the Sea is always a great meal. Their tofu dishes are some of the best I've ever had. The owners are delightful. They have a large selection of dishes and spice levels can be requested. Prices are reasonable, especially for a beach area where resaurant prices are usually higher than average. A good selection of beers and wines are available, too.

Thank Judy0512
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Reviewed August 7, 2012

We ate here after reading the reviews on Trip Advisor. We weren't disappointed. We ordered the steamed dumplings for an app. Really well seasoned. Hubby ordered the seafood plate. It was shrimp, calamari, lightly breaded fish, and more. It was very nice and the perfect amount of food. I had the crispy chicken with garlic sauce. It was a very uniquely fried chicken with veggies. I had it over noodles rather than the traditional white rice. I even ate all the veggies. If you knew me, you would know that says something about the seasoning/suace of this dish! Go. You won't be disappointed!

Thank pawp11
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