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Toucan Grill

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103 Wall St, Oriental, NC 28571-9771
+1 252-249-2204
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20 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016

We ended our evening in Oriental here and were not disappointed. Had the best shrimp ever. If you've never eaten fresh, local shrimp, you need to! Good beer selection and a relatively new waitress that was excellent.

Thank gundaddy
Winston Salem, North Carolina
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85 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

A fine waitstaff, delicious seafood, imaginatively and creatively prepared, excellent desserts. We would return any time.

Thank Paulo701
Raleigh, North Carolina
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74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 138 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016

Had a good meal at Toucan and wait staff were very attentive however the loud music from the tiki bar was annoying

Thank winsomelosesum
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38 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

My husband and I stayed at the Inn. We ate the grill for dinner. Excellent choice. Wonderful staff. Friendly environment. Great views if you eat outside.

Thank Kim B
Charleston, South Carolina
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271 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 111 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

It was hard to see the entrance because it faces the back of a waterfront hotel. The food was very good. The crab cake sandwich was very good but the lettuce which came on the platter looked a bit overheated. The grilled mahi-mahi Vietnamese style sandwich was delicious. We had a young boy waiting our table that seemed to be... More 

Thank SCBlossom
Fuquay-Varina, North Carolina
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33 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016

Can't get any better than this for atmosphere! Yachts docking, live music, good food and good service. We have visited Oriental several times and always end up here eating or just enjoying the atmosphere.

Thank Sharon M
Great River, New York
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33 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2016

A little hard to find but worth it!!!! Margaritas were great, as were the Crab Cakes, Mussels, New England Clam Chowder, homemade bread and butter. I had an amazing shrimp and scallop dish and they were kind enough to substitute spinach for the pasta it was supposed to be served on:) My husband had fried flounder... we live on a... More 

Thank Terri D
Boone, North Carolina
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45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 July 2016 via mobile

After a boat ride up the waterway, the four of us were starved. We were so excited to find this place by the water but it was just not good. The ribs appetizer was inedible. We didn't eat a quarter of it. Some menu items weren't available and we heard another waiter tell the table behind us they were out... More 

Thank drleo2
Troutman, North Carolina
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31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 July 2016

Our waitress couldn't answer my questions regarding gluten free items, so the chef came out and talked with me..my meal was very good and met my restrictions. Thanks everyone

Thank ASAPNorthCarolina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 2016

I felt as if the chef had plucked the flounder, oysters, crab, and clams right out of the water that was about a hundred feet in front of our table! Best New England style clam chowder I've ever had and the freshest tasting seafood I've ever eaten--and I've eaten a lot! Friendly staff and delicious food. We ordered the fried... More 

Thank Zoe W

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Seafood
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations, Television, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 103 Wall St, Oriental, NC 28571-9771
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Oriental
  • Phone Number: +1 252-249-2204

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