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Island Grille

401 Money Island Dr, Atlantic Beach, NC 28512-5590
+1 252-240-0000
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good23%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“stuffed filet” (36 reviews)
“crab cakes” (58 reviews)
“gouda grits” (6 reviews)
Open Now
17:00 - 22:00All hours
Steakhouse, American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
401 Money Island Dr, Atlantic Beach, NC 28512-5590
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Reviewed 24 October 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed a wonderful dining experience at Island Grille. Starting from our cocktail, a Moscow Mule, which was a first for us. It was wonderful, refreshing, and served in a brass cup. We sat at the bar, our bartender/waiter was really great. He handled the...More

Thank Lisa M
Reviewed 18 October 2017 via mobile

Went on the famous buy one - get one Monday! Make a reservation! The food is absolutely wonderful! The filet will melt in your mouth! The seafood choices looked amazing. Great wine list! You won't leave hungry!

1  Thank Pat W
Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

We visit Emerald Isle often and Island Grille is always on our dinner list. We always try to go on BOGO night--Monday and Tuesday-- when you choose from entrees on the blackboard. Always need a reservation on those nights and are a good idea on...More

Thank Msdebeats
Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

We were very disappointed in our first visit which will also be our last. The restaurant is very small and loud. There were only two servers on duty the night we visited and this was definitely not enough. The porterhouse au poivre was described as...More

1  Thank dtraveler29
Reviewed 4 October 2017 via mobile

We’ve eaten at Island Grill numerous times and it remains one of our absolute favorite restaurants on the island. We’ve never had a bad meal or a bad experience here. We typically go on BOGO nights even though it is more crowded then. The BOGO...More

Thank beachcomber1947
Reviewed 3 October 2017

A very small bar cum restaurant near the ocean with award winning food. My husband raved about Boeuf Bourgionne which he hadn't had in some years. It was our 50th Anniversary with a superb lemon dessert on the house. Waitresses very bubbly and professional. Noisy,...More

Thank annette037
Reviewed 26 September 2017 via mobile

We called Monday around 11am for a reservation for dinner that night. The message said leave your information and you’d be called back between 2 and 5. We were never called so we called back after 5 and was told we could try to sit...More

Thank lesleymn
Reviewed 12 September 2017 via mobile

Had a superb dinner that was diminished by the size of the restaurant and the noise level. Very small for table sitting, about half the restaurant is in fact the bar. Monday is BOGO night just like Tuesday so all tables filled when we arrived...More

Thank Michael B
Reviewed 12 September 2017

Over all its a cute place almost to the ocean but once in side its so loud you can hear anything anyone has to say menu reads great and after that total disappointment. server was very nice and she did a good job but other...More

Thank shawnhudgens1
Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

My husband and I dined at the Island Grille for the first time a few weeks ago. Small and intimate with a great atmosphere! We had the crab dip for our appetizer and it was probably the best I've ever had! And I am a...More

1  Thank Beth B
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Glenn W
21 November 2017|
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Response from BeachinIt28512 | Reviewed this property |
I would call them- not sure the restaurant will be open but they have a thanksgiving buffet at the celebration cottage (on ocean in front of restaurant). $35 person- but reservations are required. 252-240-0000
20 November 2017|
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Response from IslandGrille | Property representative |
Hi! We do offer vegetarian, pescatarian, ovo lactic and vegan plates. Just ask your server how we can make a dish fit your special diet!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$21 - US$36
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 401 Money Island Dr, Atlantic Beach, NC 28512-5590
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Atlantic Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 252-240-0000
The Island Grille is a small restaurant on Atlantic Beach. We specialize in keeping our menu fresh and try to accommodate both those with a thirst for fresh seafood and those who would rather try a traditional dish with a new perspective. Although we would love to accommodate everyone who walks in our door reservations are recommended and the restaurant is LIVELY! You may be seated close to other guests, you may get visits from all of our staff throughout the night as they graze your table.. If you are looking for a great meal in a fun and fearless environment check us out on Monday or Tuesday during BOGO entree night. If you like things a little more laid back I recommend reservations any other day! But, I always recommend them!!! See you soon at The Island Grille! -Amiee Scott General Manager
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