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Live Oak Cafe

614 N Howe St, Southport, NC 28461-3426
+1 910-454-4360
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good21%
  • Average11%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Gluten Free Options
614 N Howe St, Southport, NC 28461-3426
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Reviewed 17 March 2016

Went to Live Oak last night for a birthday dinner. we enjoyed the mediterranean sea food bake which is any kind of fish that is local that day, olives, tomatoes, feta cheese, rice, artichoke hearts and garlic.. very tasty. WE had shrimp in ours ....More

Thank NCginny2014
Reviewed 3 March 2016 via mobile

First visit to Southport, and ate here for dinner. A jewel of a restaurant.The ingredients packed into each dish and variety of the menu is unreal.We enjoyed the oyster app, entrees of pheasant and trout, with apple butterscotch bread pudding for dessert. Charming setting, fresh...More

Thank tarheel26
Reviewed 3 March 2016

We enjoyed our meal and we defiantly plan on dining there again on our next visit. I told my wife I would like to start at the top of the menu and work my way to the bottom. Highly recommend dining there.

Thank Nightingalejm
Reviewed 20 February 2016

My first dining experience a couple of years ago was excellent. Since then, I have visited three or four times for okay meals. Recently, I enjoyed the shrimp pasta, but my fellow diners were very disappointed with their rib eye steaks, and my wife said...More

Thank Cantgetsignedin
Reviewed 16 February 2016

We came here for Valentine's Day dinner and Live Oak Cafe was absolutely delicious and the experience was just awesome. The chef and waitress were so nice and catered to all of our needs. I had the mediterranean seafood bake w/ sea bass and it...More

Thank Andrew F
Reviewed 12 February 2016

Great atmosphere but I found the food just ok. My husband liked it- I wasn't impressed. Think my husband had veal chops

Thank faf1960
Reviewed 24 January 2016

Live Oak is a Southport classic which keeps evolving and gets better and better. In days past, one could not dine here without a reservation. That's right; you were actually turned away if you dropped in by chance. Thankfully, that "see up your nostrils" attitude...More

Thank CatalanYankeeGirl
Reviewed 6 January 2016

High end restaurant with a fabulous menu and wonderful service. Be ready to chat with the other diners....Southern Hospitality at it's very best.

Thank Gregg G
Reviewed 17 December 2015

During the winter months, Live Oak Cafe hosts a wine dinner on a Monday evening. We attended their Christmas wine dinner with another couple. The Olde English Christmas menu included roast goose and all of the fixings. Great wines were served to complements this wonderful...More

1  Thank dszot
Reviewed 23 November 2015

Four of us, who live locally, went to dinner here this past weekend. I had a $10 coupon and intended to use it since it was expiring soon. It was buy a dinner and get $10 off one of equal or lesser value. Three of...More

Thank gaylefitz
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Bruce D
8 September 2015|
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Response from sunflower35 | Reviewed this property |
They probably do. My husband has a mushroom allergy and they totally worked around his dietary needs. It's a great place!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 13 - USD 20
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Private Dining
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
17:00 - 20:30
17:00 - 20:30
17:00 - 20:30
17:00 - 20:30
17:00 - 20:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 614 N Howe St, Southport, NC 28461-3426
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Southport
  • Phone Number: +1 910-454-4360
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