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Sugar Shack

Certificate of Excellence
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1609 Hale Beach Rd SW, Ocean Isle Beach, NC 28469-4751
+1 910-579-3844
17:00 - 21:00
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Tue - Sat 17:00 - 21:00
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Oak Island, North Carolina
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19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Start your experience with a Red Stripe beer while you wait on your table because this place is always packed. Food is true to the Jamaican experience and is delightful. I have to admit I ordered the stewed fish and when all of our plates arrived I was disappointed in the appearance of my dish. everyone else's was so pretty... More 

Thank MiMi50010
Supply, North Carolina
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49 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Mid-priced, good Jamacian food. Be adventurous & try something you've never eaten. You won't regret it.

Thank Robin M
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103 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Ready for a great sit down dinner look no further , but you better make reservations first or don't expect to eat here ,so make that call , I'm a local and we love this place , never had anything wrong with a meal and it's worth the wait , so enjoy Please click on the helpful link below and... More 

Thank capt jeff f
Ocean Isle Beach, North Carolina
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9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a great place for Jamaican food. Everyone knows this place has great food so make a reservation or plan on waiting in the smell of good food cooking.

Thank keitharris
North Carolina Coast, North Carolina
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2016

Great local restaurant with a nice menu selection. I had the coconut shimp and ribs - very good. Most entrees average around $18-$30.00. Make reservations during the summer season or you'll have a lengthy wait.

Thank Kellie731
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

Excellent Ribs, great barbecue, have not had anything that I would not order again. You can choose from different flavors of seasonings.

Thank Don P
Harrisburg, North Carolina
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53 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

I have eaten at the Sugar Shack a couple of times now and have never been disappointed. The service is good and the food is outstanding! I ate there the last weekend of the season with a group of 12 (8 adults/4 kids) and all had a great experience. It was the first time for most of the group, so... More 

Thank Tim P
Cary, North Carolina
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20 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

I had been here before but took a friend this time. The only bad part was being seated at a table for 2 in between 2 other tables for 2 that were literally less than 12 in apart. Other than that the food was great.we got chicken wings that were also fall off the bone just like the ribs. I... More 

Thank Lori M
Bend, Oregon
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451 reviews
189 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 360 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

My wife's family recently had a get together in the area and we all had dinner here one night. It was great fun. LIve music and big bottles of Red Stripe. I've been to Jamaica and while the food here wans't quite "authentic" it was good with decent size portions. Loved the ribs and johnny cakes. It's a lively place... More 

Thank highdesertbadger
Charlotte, North Carolina
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21 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

Sharky's is good, but The sugar shack is absolutely fantastic. Best restaurant in the area. Not the best for kids, mostly due to it being a Jamaican restaurant. It took me for years to realize it was as good as it is, mostly because my parents never went there. Get the Jerk Pork, it's fantastic. The fried plantains are the... More 

Thank Ian F

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Caribbean, Jamaican
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1609 Hale Beach Rd SW, Ocean Isle Beach, NC 28469-4751
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Ocean Isle Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 910-579-3844

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?