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“A fine experience”
Review of Live Oak Cafe

Live Oak Cafe
Ranked #20 of 86 Restaurants in Southport
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$13 - US$20
Cuisines: American
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Good for: Business meetings
Dining options: Dinner, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Description: For current menu and wine list information, please visit our website
Reviewed 12 February 2012

Good food, fine wine and atmosphere. Excellent service.

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Thank Peter B
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Reviewed 24 January 2012

Went to the wine tasting last night with husband and another couple. Up sick all night long. Food was horrible. Had greasy pork belly for appy. No crisp at all on the skin, just sat it grease. Will not return. Put an automatic tip on our bill of about 20% and the service was terrible.

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1  Thank mattbethnewjersey
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Reviewed 29 December 2011

Called for a last minute table, this small unique spot was fantastic. Well defined menu for mature palette. No kid typical kid friendly items, there was a pasta dish, but it was really creamy and rich for our youth. Did not ask for plainer item, probably could without any issues. Danielle was our waitress and she did a fantastic job. Creole Shrimp and Grits was fantastic.

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Thank NCnewbies11
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Reviewed 22 September 2011

No salt or pepper on the table - never needed! Fresh herbs and spices used while cooking, much of them grown on the premises. Freshest of seafood, homemade breads and situated in a historic house downtown Southport.
The manager strolls through, conversing with the diners, and gives excellent meal suggestions.
My husband is a huge steak fan and Live Oak is THE top of the list for beef. I suggest the flounder stuffed with crabmeat and topped with the lobster sauce.

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Thank packed2travel
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Reviewed 22 September 2011

Live Oak is an intiment Victorian House. Food is well above average with eclectic offerings. Service is great and they poor a mean cocktail.

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Thank George S
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