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61 Causeway, Ocean Isle Beach, NC 28469-7505
+1 910-579-9177
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good40%
  • Average18%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
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“seafood” (55 reviews)
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American, Bar, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
61 Causeway, Ocean Isle Beach, NC 28469-7505
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Reviewed 22 August 2017

We ate there on Friday the 18th for dinner we tried Saturday but the wait was to long. Dinner was good food was good waitress was nice also.

Thank Orlando D
Sharkys W, General Manager at Sharky's, responded to this reviewResponded 23 August 2017

Thanks for your kind words! We are happy you enjoyed dining with us and even happier that you wanted to come back the next day! Cheryl Wilson

Reviewed 16 August 2017

Ate together as a family with a larger party-- the staff was attentive and quick and all orders were correct. The views are beautiful and the casual atmosphere cant be beat. Will be back!

Thank SarahGsch
Sharkys W, General Manager at Sharky's, responded to this reviewResponded 17 August 2017

Sarah, thanks to your family for choosing to dine with us! Surely hope to see you again soon! Cheryl Wilson

Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

We came with 2 little kids and it was a great meal. This is a laid back place to eat and loud enough for our kiddos too! The kiddos loved the decor and the service was great. The food was great as well (shrimp tacos...More

Thank Lacie T
Sharkys W, General Manager at Sharky's, responded to this reviewResponded 17 August 2017

Good morning Lacie! We are so happy that your whole family enjoyed Sharky's! Thanks and please come again soon. Cheryl Wilson

Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

Sandwiches were good, we ordered grouper and fresh flounder. We have been coming to Sharkys for almost 20 years! Food has gradually declined! We spend 4-6 weeks at our property here. We have gone from eating here 2-3 times a week to once or twice...More

Thank CarolinaGirl2016
Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

We have been going to Sharky's for 4 years and have loved it. But, late last summer, they changed their menu and raised their prices and it is just not as good as it used to be! I have always gotten the Not So Cajun...More

1  Thank KellyY5958
Reviewed 10 August 2017

Look, your at the beach, your in your bathing suit, and you got 3 or 4 hungry kids. Do you really need 4/5 star restaurants.? Well, Sharky's is perfect. Be prepared for a 1 hr wait. Go to the bar, have a drink and tell...More

Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

Great food- great service- fun place to go with family and friends. Nice to set on the outside deck. We love to come here every year when we visit. We look forward to our dinner.

1  Thank 933jackil
Cheryl W, General Manager at Sharky's, responded to this reviewResponded 25 August 2017

Thanks for visiting with us year after year and also for taking the time to express your thoughts! See you next time. Cheryl

Reviewed 10 August 2017

Visited while on vacation with family. Seafood was excellent and there was something on the menu for everyone. Will be returning next time I'm in town.

Thank rambo4567
Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

Ordered the special flounder. It was overlooked mush. Fries were out of a freezer bag with zero salt and the slaw was as bland as could be too. My wife had a shrimp pasta that tasted fine but the noodles were cooked to mush as...More

Thank Robert J
Reviewed 7 August 2017

Ate here our first night on the island. Staff was very nice although our waitress didn't know what beers were on tap / bottle. Decor is very beachy with surf boards on the walls / ceiling. We were seated right away and didn't have a...More

Thank Jennifer R
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11 September 2017|
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Response from Cheryl W | Property representative |
Sorry. I just saw this question. Dogs - although we all love and have them - are not allowed on the deck. Cheryl Wilson
20 May 2017|
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Response from Dean-ATL-USA | Reviewed this property |
I have no idea. Call them.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 9 - USD 25
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids, View, Groups
Open Hours
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 61 Causeway, Ocean Isle Beach, NC 28469-7505
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Ocean Isle Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 910-579-9177
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Tucked under the Ocean Isle Beach bridge, Sharky's Restaurant features a large indoor dining area as well as outdoor dining on the back deck that overlooks OIB's beautiful waterfront canal and views of the ICW. Menu choices offer the best seafood, salads, sandwiches, appetizers as well as the chef's choice of daily lunch and dinner specials. And all our menu items are reasonably priced! Enjoy ice cold beverages and anything from our menu at either of two bars. If you are planning a wedding, family reunion, birthday celebration or any special event, we have the perfect spot for that too! Sharky's has been the locals favorite for over 25 years and it's easy to see why it's the #1 destination for all visitors to our fantastic island paradise. If you are looking for a fun spot to enjoy great food, great drinks and the best staff, Sharky's Waterfront Restaurant is where you want to be.
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