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Island Way

1407 E Beach Dr, Oak Island, NC 28465-6557
+1 910-278-7770
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good26%
  • Average8%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (53 reviews)
“grouper neptune” (15 reviews)
“tiger shrimp” (8 reviews)
Open Now
16:30 - 21:30 Hours
American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
1407 E Beach Dr, Oak Island, NC 28465-6557
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Reviewed 4 days ago

If you are looking for a classy place with a killer view of the ocean and you want great food at reasonable prices all at a place with great service, ISLAND WAY IS IT!!!!!!!! We loved everything about our dinner here! They dont have a...More

Thank MCK Traveler
Reviewed 1 week ago

Having eaten at Island Way a number of times, the consistency and quality of the food and service is always first rate. The hostess is always calm and professional despite having a number of waiting diners, but she never makes you feel neglected. On slow...More

Thank David S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited Oak Island for the first time, in March. Had a nice meal at Island Way. Bought a house and returned 2 weeks later to close. Upon returning we dined for a 2nd time. Service was impeccable, drinks excellent, food even better. We enjoyed...More

1  Thank Shannon D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was our second time eating at Island Way and enjoyed the food and the service. Great location on Oak Island with great views

Thank 901jones
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good location for sunset and be with friends. For our first time there, we were by far not impressed by the food and even less wtih cocktails from the bar. We had fish and both my wife red snapper and my grilled sashimi tuna were...More

Thank jeanlucp731
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We arrived for an early dinner on Easter Sunday. The parking lot was completely full which was frustrating. We had no reservation and the first opening in the main dining room was 8:00 so we said we would go outside. It was very crowded but...More

Thank Ken A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Two couples for drinks at the bar and to watch the sunset. Good IPAs on tap! One perfectly made vodka martini and good Cabernet. Beautiful copper bar and a beautiful view. Very comfortable setting for conversations.

Thank Travel236
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Packed on a Saturday night, but worth the wait. Great service, too. Coconut shrimp, a fish special, the flounder dish and an amazing fish, crab & shrimp dish with bernaise sauce were all great. Very good crab dip for appetizer. The desserts were nice. Great...More

Thank Beachdeac
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Would highly recommend this restaurant for the food was delicious accompanied by an ocean front view. The servers were extremely knowledgeable regarding the menu & were very attentive. Heather, the hostess, was also extremely friendly & helpful with my reservations for my birthday dinner. You...More

Thank Beachfreak917
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Was taken here by friends who love visiting for the great food and fantastic Ocean View. The food was delicious, i loved Carolina myShe-Crab soup followed by seafood and topped off with a gorgeous salted caramel dessert. This place is virtually full every day so...More

Thank Yorkie1948
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Questions & Answers
Mary S
26 June 2017|
Response from beachbaby5 | Reviewed this property |
Not certain- but there is a wine menu available.
17 November 2016|
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Response from Ray B | Reviewed this property |
From what I remember u have to be seated by 5:45 to get the early bird prices. Great place. Most professional staff I have ever seen 💥
28 May 2015|
Response from Ally B |
The Early Evening menu is offered from 4:30-6:00. That menu offers wonderful dishes such as a petite filet mignon, fish and chips, chicken medallions with a sherry cream sauce, shrimp or clam scampi, a lightly breaded and... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$26
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, View, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
16:30 - 21:00
16:30 - 21:00
16:30 - 21:00
16:30 - 21:30
16:30 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1407 E Beach Dr, Oak Island, NC 28465-6557
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Oak Island
  • Phone Number: +1 910-278-7770
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Fine dining ocean front restaurant featuring steaks and seafood.
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