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The Isles Restaurant & Tiki Bar

417 W Second St, Ocean Isle Beach, NC 28469-7569
+1 910-575-5988
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good21%
  • Average10%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible6%
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“crab dip” (24 reviews)
“wedge salad” (8 reviews)
“seafood” (25 reviews)
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American, Steakhouse, Bar, Seafood, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
417 W Second St, Ocean Isle Beach, NC 28469-7569
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We had such high hopes after seeing the beautiful view, but our food took forever and was not good. Soggy fried seafood, lukewarm shrimp and grits, and four shrimp total in a pasta dish. The only person who was happy got a kids meal of...More

Thank Christie J
Reviewed 1 week ago

The service was excellent and the seafood dishes delicious! Highly recommend the calamari and Ahi. If in the area again, we would return.

Thank littlepepita
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

First and foremost, I really need to say a gracious thank you to our server Joey. There were 9 in our party, 3 children. He was charming, attentive advising us with wine orders and menu suggestions, perfect for us. When we go back we will...More

Thank JoJo-OIB
Reviewed 1 week ago

We waited until after the holiday to come visit again. We weren't disappointed. The service was wonderful and the view is always the best. I had the pork chop with pineapple jam (DELICIOUS!) and my roommate had the crab stuffed founder. He said the fish...More

Thank Jamie B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Since moving to the Shallotte area 4 years ago we have visited The Isles several times and, for the most part have been satisfied. The view of the ocean from the deck is spectacular and the breeze was wonderful last night. Unfortunately that was the...More

Thank Darryl K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We called ahead and informed the restaurant that we had 25 in our party. We came at 6 and they sat us on the top deck patio. One server. Meals came out incomplete and some cold. Slow. Manager was informed and she blamed that we...More

Thank Sunshine3261
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Chose this place for a couples celebration of an anniversary. The view was lovely as we were seated (as requested at reservation) by a window overlooking the ocean. Our server, Joseph, was also the bartender, but he really attended our needs without any pause. Wine...More

Thank Helen B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The calabash platter was bland. It took nearly an hour to get our food. The crab soup was gross. Definitely not worth my time.

Thank drdwaineOhio
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The location and building made me optimistic. The lack of anyone eating there was concerning. The food was less than average. The server was pleasant but uninformed. Special catch-of-the day was over cooked. Asparagus somewhat greasy. Food came out at irregular intervals. "Award winning" entree...More

Thank Bert A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I along with our 2 children ate here tonight and the food was delicious! There were several hiccups when we were seated...took a long time to get drink order taken and to get them (table that was sat after us was helped...More

Thank Miranda E
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Questions & Answers
22 January 2017|
Response from MarnieWilliamson | Property representative |
Thank you for your inquiry. We will be open on Saturday, April 8th and very much look forward to seeing you then! Please let me know if you have any questions or how I may be of greater assistance.
6 September 2016|
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Response from beachmimi11 | Reviewed this property |
Excellent question--open only on Friday, Saturday and Sundays now.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$25
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Private Dining
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Kids, View, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Romantic
Open Hours
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 417 W Second St, Ocean Isle Beach, NC 28469-7569
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Ocean Isle Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 910-575-5988
The Isles, the area's only oceanfront restaurant and Tiki bar, proudly features fine cuisine using only the freshest regional ingredients. From private romantic dinners and family gatherings to banquets, wedding receptions, and corporate events, our serene atmosphere comfortably provides the perfect ambiance for all of your dining needs.
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