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Thai by the Sea

8311 Yaupon Dr, Oak Island, NC 28465
+1 910-278-6420
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good31%
  • Average7%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“thai food” (18 reviews)
“soup” (14 reviews)
“noodles” (7 reviews)
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Asian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
8311 Yaupon Dr, Oak Island, NC 28465
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our selections were very good and very tasty. My Tom yum soup was amazing- flavorful but not too spicy. Quaint and cozy decor. Very clean and priced reasonably. We will be back.

Thank gary b
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Delicious and low price for the area The owner explained honestly it would be a long wait (20-30) minutes but we got our appetizers right away and as we finished, our meals were ready and all were delicious (Pad Thai, Pepper steak, Pineapple curry and...More

Thank Iowegian-Viking
Reviewed 17 January 2018 via mobile

I love this little restaurant. My husband and I frequent it often. The chef is absolutely amazing and from Thailand. I do not eat sugar, gluten, dairy, soy, or MSG and --she fixes me something amazing!

Thank Runnindeer
Reviewed 1 October 2017

Don't stop here if you are in hurry. Two or three harried staff serve a good but small meal.There is minimal service due to staffing.This was not even during the busy summer season.

Thank algataho
Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

We had the pad Thai and cashew nut chicken! Both were very delicious. The place is ran by man and wife.

Thank Felicia E
Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

My husband and I saw this place last time we were in Oak Island which was in September 2015. I love Thai food and was very excited to try this place especially with the reviews of the food being so good. We were pregnant this...More

2  Thank Heather L
Reviewed 1 May 2017 via mobile

This a small Resturant owned and operated by the husband and wife , best I can tell. Don't go in a hurry , or if you have hungry kids , but if you have time to leisurely sit and converse while waiting on some really...More

Thank Aleas01
Reviewed 21 April 2017

Atmosphere: Exceptionally clean despite the building's age and numerous cultural tchotchkes Service: There are two employees/owners so patrons must understand that a dozen customers is very busy and the service style leans more toward character more than ingratiating. While one is the waiter/busboy/host the other...More

Thank sandra8787
Reviewed 7 February 2017

We have had a house here for 14 years and have never been to this restaurant until this past weekend. Yes, your host is not that friendly and seems overly busy for the amount of people, but you could over look that for a good...More

Thank Born_to_go61
Reviewed 1 February 2017 via mobile

Visiting friends who live on Oak Island year round and they suggested Thai by the Sea for lunch. We live in the Washington, DC metro area where we have many Thai restaurants to choose from - which doesn't mean all are worth visiting, but as...More

Thank 104barbarae
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8311 Yaupon Dr, Oak Island, NC 28465
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Oak Island
  • Phone Number: +1 910-278-6420
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