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“adorable and delicious”
Review of Live Oak Cafe

Live Oak Cafe
Ranked #14 of 81 Restaurants in Southport
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $13 - $20
Cuisines: American
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Restaurant details
Good for: Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic
Dining options: Dinner, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Off-Street Parking, Parking Available, Private Dining, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Street Parking, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: For current menu and wine list information, please visit our website
cary
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14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“adorable and delicious”
Reviewed April 22, 2012

charming atmosphere, delicious food, impeccable service...and they told you the price of the specials. We'd go again in a minute!

Visited April 2012
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English first
Wilmington, NC
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Miserable experience”
Reviewed March 15, 2012

I took my mother for a nice birthday dinner. It was horrendous. The waitress had another table so we were basically ignored the whole time. Waited forever for our food, and then had shrimp and grits, well basically 3 or 4 shrimp in the whole dish. Awful. You would think we would be able to get rolls replenished for waiting so long. I would never go back and sorry my mother had to celebrate her birthday there. So many other wonderful places in Southport, don't waste your time here!

  • Visited March 2012
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Southport, North Carolina
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20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“excellent dinner”
Reviewed March 12, 2012

Excellent food and service. The scallops are the best!

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Thank pattycake5353
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Wilmington, NC
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19 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Good food, but lacks taste.”
Reviewed March 11, 2012

Two of us went for my birthday. Started off with the Spinach salad - the salad dressing was so tangy, vinagery that it overpowered the applewood bacon and gorgonzola cheese in the salad. While the entrees were well prepared, they seemed to lack any seasoning, resulting in a rather bland taste. Service was spotty considering the overall prices.

  • Visited March 2012
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2 Thank NCdenbob
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Williamsburg, Virginia
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185 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
“Great meal!”
Reviewed February 14, 2012

We've eaten there several times and although they are a bit pricey, their food is worth it!

Visited March 2011
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Thank Karen H
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