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Sugar Shack

1609 Hale Beach Rd SW, Ocean Isle Beach, NC 28469-4751
+1 910-579-3844
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good22%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“jerk chicken” (51 reviews)
“ribs” (261 reviews)
“coconut shrimp” (85 reviews)
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Caribbean, Jamaican, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1609 Hale Beach Rd SW, Ocean Isle Beach, NC 28469-4751
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My friends and I had dinner here. The ribs and coconut shrimp were amazing. The beans and rice and the cole slaw were also really good. The only thing I didn’t like was the noise level, but I don’t know how you could fix that....More

1  Thank 1987cindy
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had been waiting for the Sugar Shack to reopen after its annual winter closing. Finally we had our chance, and the food did not disappoint. The owner and staff are as friendly as can be, and offer good advice on their dishes. The food...More

1  Thank Ruth S
Reviewed 6 March 2018

Ohhhhhh great seats next to the guitarist/singer and the best food . I've heard rave reviews about the food and it's so true. Lots of ribs and coconut shrimp and their taste was perfection.

1  Thank Karen H
Reviewed 4 March 2018

they have the very best barbecue spare ribs. The restauent had a very friendly feel. Can not wait to go back !!!!

1  Thank doloresburkestolba
Reviewed 29 December 2017 via mobile

Jamaican flavor is a great change of pace! Atmosphere great and staff so informative! Get your reservation made EARLY so you won’t be disappointed!

1  Thank skinner007
Reviewed 9 December 2017

This little great restaurant is only open 8 months a year and none of can't wait until it opens every spring. The ribs are the best choice and the goat appetizer is terrific. Must have reservations otherwise it could be a long wait. Owners very...More

1  Thank ronl7129
Reviewed 23 October 2017

Visited with the complete family (eight people) last evening. There food and service were outstanding. With eight people, we ordered many items from the menu, and no one was disappointed. I can recommend this restaurant with confidence.

1  Thank Prof-Dr-G
Reviewed 14 October 2017

The food was pretty good. The owners apparently went to Jamaica to live and brought recipes back and opened their restaurant in Ocean Isle. The service was good and everyone was friendly.

1  Thank Terri M
Reviewed 9 October 2017

After traveling down from NJ, Sugar Shack was a good place for dinner. Unfortunately they were out of many of our favorite items including wings, due to a busy Friday night. Service was good and our meals were too! The Jerk sauce on the table...More

1  Thank Maryann V
Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

Highly recommend this restaurant!!! Absolutely the best ribs and wings around!!!! If your staying in OIB or near by make the trip!! Both are Fall off the bone greatness!! First time ever eating wings with a fork! Service is great and the food comes out...More

1  Thank Jon w
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12 November 2015|
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Response from Linda G | Reviewed this property |
They close second seek in November and open up again in the Spring.
12 November 2015|
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Response from Kelly W | Reviewed this property |
No, Sugar Shack is not open in November, I just called them to confirm. They are currently closed for the season and will re-open in March 2016. They do not take online reservations. You have to call and leave a message... More
20 June 2015|
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Response from Mary Ellen G | Reviewed this property |
I'm not sure about gluten free either. I do low gluten and didn't have any problems, but I can't help you with totally free. Sorry.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Kids, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1609 Hale Beach Rd SW, Ocean Isle Beach, NC 28469-4751
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Ocean Isle Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 910-579-3844
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