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Pelicans Perch

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8 E Second Street, Ocean Isle Beach, NC 28469-7615
+1 910-579-0102
11:30 - 02:00
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Sun - Sat 11:30 - 02:00
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Wilmington, North Carolina
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48 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017

Really, since I was there during Xmas week, it was the only game in town. Had a delicious BLT for lunch, which turned out to be a Club BLT, so too much toast for me. Amy suggested a delightful micro beer. Went back for dinner, and while the seared tuna was cooked rare as ordered, it was a very thin... More 

Thank EllenSol
Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, United States
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101 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016

This restaurant was located couple blocks from my hotel & was open the night before Thanksgiving. Very casual & open feel. Seems most folks dining were local-Ocean Isle Beach is truly a beach town- not much going on off-season. My waitress was Jasmine--very friendly & efficient. Got a nice pour on the wine & was blown away by the food.... More 

Thank Linda B
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26 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2016 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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100 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2016 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
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
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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36 reviews
30 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

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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, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Kids, Bar Scene, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
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: 8 E Second Street, 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?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?