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Ocean Grill & Tiki Bar

1211 Lake Park Blvd S, Carolina Beach, NC 28428-5522
+1 910-458-2000
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good31%
  • Average19%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“fish tacos” (40 reviews)
“calamari” (18 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 22:00All hours
American, Bar, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly
€€ - €€€
1211 Lake Park Blvd S, Carolina Beach, NC 28428-5522
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

It was ok. Really cool atmosphere. Indoor and outdoor seating available. Food was ok. Buttermilk chicken sandwich had a slight whiff of fish...guess I shouldn't be surprised....at the beach...maybe? Had pimento cheese appetizer, served with pickled veggies. Pimento cheese was delicious but not a fan...More

Thank Melissa B
Reviewed 5 days ago

small restaurant but great food. the pier had just been redone and new looking bar at the end looks great for the summer

Thank rpvanroekel
Reviewed 21 December 2017

We tried a couple of places that were recommended by locals but turned out to be closed in the off season. Just happened to find this place tucked in between hotels. So glad we did! If you want a view above crashing waves this is...More

Thank M O
Reviewed 4 December 2017 via mobile

We started with cold brews and appetizers. Appetizers were Oysters Rockafella and Shrimp Toast. They were both delicious and the play between the spices in both dishes was balanced and very nice. I normally have seafood here but the fried chicken was on the menu...More

Thank conwaypapa
Reviewed 11 October 2017

The Tiki Bar is built on a pear that sticks out into the ocean. It is a good place to rest and rehydrate after a walk on the beach or a swim. Efficient bartenders and pleasant libations.

Thank putnik123
Reviewed 11 October 2017

I have been to the Ocean Grill several times & have not been disappointed. Great environment. Great service. Low key, on the ocean. I feel like the fish tacos could use a bit more spice (but I like spicy), but I have enjoyed everything on...More

Thank Jenna L
Reviewed 10 October 2017

It's tough to beat eating and drinking with ocean view. The service was very good, the food was good, but nothing to get too excited about.

Thank Russ L
Reviewed 2 October 2017

We had dinner here on Friday night, ate outside on the deck. Excellent server, Zachary who was very personable & friendly. I had the grilled fish tacos which were pretty bland to me, probably should have ordered them blackened. They were two very nice sized...More

Thank jth_nc
Reviewed 18 September 2017 via mobile

Food was good beach bar food especially being surrounded by the beach and surf Drinks were good and the bartenders fun

Thank KRose14
Reviewed 17 September 2017 via mobile

Nice restaurant/bar on the beach. Seating inside or out. We were only snacking so split a small Calabash shrimp meal with fries. Was plenty for us but it would not be enough to split if you are hungry, FYI. Shrimp had a medium batter...definitely not...More

Thank Susan_7654
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Questions & Answers
19 October 2016|
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Response from Marc S | Reviewed this property |
You can rent upstairs, I'm not sure about the downstairs patio. Call the restaurant and ask for Sam..
nancy b
11 August 2016|
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Response from | Reviewed this property |
Yes- from upstAirs.
30 May 2016|
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Response from Patrick C | Reviewed this property |
Yes - there are ramps for access to both the lower level of the restaurant (your choice of indoor or outdoor dining) and to go out on ti the pier to the visit tiki bar as well.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Bar Scene, View, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1211 Lake Park Blvd S, Carolina Beach, NC 28428-5522
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Carolina Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 910-458-2000
  • E-mail
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