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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” (38 reviews)
“wedge salad” (5 reviews)
“crab bisque” (8 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 am - 10:00 pmAll hours
American, Bar, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
1211 Lake Park Blvd S, Carolina Beach, NC 28428-5522
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Reviewed 12 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 11 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 19 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 18 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
Reviewed 8 September 2017

Dined at this establishment in the past month. Very impressed. We first had a drink on the bar which is situated right out over the water. Very nice atmosphere. We then went inside for a delicious dinner. I had the Buttermilk Chicken Sandwich. Okay, a...More

Thank bseashore
Reviewed 4 September 2017

We always make a point of stopping at the Ocean Grill Tiki Bar. Great pier spot to enjoy a drink and food, while having the ocean right there to mezmorize you. Great service by Evan and David. Walked up from the beach every afternoon for...More

Thank NancyOO7
Reviewed 1 September 2017

Stop by on a whim after walking on the beach. What a great surprise we had in store for us on a Sunday afternoon. I enjoyed the daily special of a soft-shell sandwich. I am very picky about soft-shell crabs. Sometimes they are on the...More

Thank Therainyc
Reviewed 1 September 2017 via mobile

We visit friends in Wilmington every 2 years and always make a point of visiting the Tiki Bar. We parked in their car park when we came today for lunch and we were asked to move our because we walked onto the beach before we...More

Thank munch97
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20 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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Yes- from upstAirs.
31 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
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, View, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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
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