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Pelicans Perch

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9 E Second St, Ocean Isle Beach, NC 28469-7615
+1 910-579-0102
11:30 - 02:00
Closed now
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Sun - Sat 11:30 - 02:00
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15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Locals and tourists alike enjoy live music each weekend at the Perch. You can stop in for drinks or feed your family a tasty meal. Prices are similar to other island restaurants with a large burger and fries under $10. The Perch is a great lunch or dinner spot if you're visiting The Museum of Coastal Carolina, right across the... More 

Thank cats4me53
North Carolina Coast, North Carolina
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87 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I frequent the Perch . We enjoy a nice lunch and the hamburger is probably the best I have ever had with hand cut fries( not frozen). The crab cake sandwich has some kick and is great. But when I am trying to be "good" they have wonderful salads and the grilled shrimp add on, you get... More 

Thank Laura m
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016

While staying on Ocean Isle Beach, you MUST make it to dine at Pelicans Perch. I would also suggest you do it early in your stay because you will want to return. Every time I visit the island, we eat here multiple times. Everything I have tried on the menu, I have liked and the service is excellent.

Thank maria3858
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

Food was good, drink menu good, but we had a bad waitress, she just didn't check back with us and we had to get more drinks from the bar.

Thank Rieder911
Ocean Isle Beach, North Carolina
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37 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

My husband and I enjoyed a couple of drinks and a meal at Pelican's last night. The service was very prompt and friendly, even though they were very busy. We both had the bbq chicken pita with fries. It was yummy. The atmosphere was lively. A band was setting up to play, but we left before they began. We'll go... More 

Thank MrsCausey
High Point, North Carolina
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016 via mobile

We arrived later in the evening after spending all day on the beach & were seated outside. They were having karaoke & it was very loud inside. We had 4 kids with us, so this was better. We ordered the mozzarella balls (I think that's what they were called) & they were delicious! I preferred the spicy ranch that came... More 

Thank beckakey
North Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

Living in Sunset Beach, we have been to Pelicans Perch a few times and had great experiences. Last night was NOT the case. Myself, boyfriend, and friend walked up to the door and were stopped by an African American gentleman working the door who immediately said to us very sternly, "we are over capacity, stand in a single file line".... More 

Thank Taylor B
Plainfield, New Jersey
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016

Great place for lunch. Clean, friendly staff. Food was very good. Was walking distance from where we were staying. Enjoyed our experience very much.

Thank zsoka527
Ocean Isle Beach, North Carolina
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107 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

Nice beach bar/restaurant and food and service was ok, but nothing stood out to make us want to return any time soon. We had sandwiches, which were good and served hot, but again, nothing special. Service was good. The best feature was the outdoor seating area which a lot of similar restaurants do not have, and that may be the... More 

Thank markfarner58
Morrisville, North Carolina
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34 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2016

All the usual bar food staples...burgers, fries, nachos. The pelican bites (fried fish nuggets with spicy ranch) were really yummy.

Thank tammy1365

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Seafood
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
11:30 - 02:00
11:30 - 02:00
11:30 - 02:00
11:30 - 02:00
11:30 - 02:00
11:30 - 02:00
11:30 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9 E Second St, Ocean Isle Beach, NC 28469-7615
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Ocean Isle Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 910-579-0102

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?