Ocean Isle Beach Restaurants and Dining:
Sharky’s Waterfront Restaurant: on the island with Jimmy Buffet/Surfer feel. Open for lunch and dinner, they offer pizza, steak, seafood, pasta, burgers, sandwiches and more (great salads). 61 Causeway Drive, Ocean Isle Beach, NC 28469. https://sharkysoceanisle.com. 910-579-9177.
Roberto’s Ristorante: offers fine dining in a casual atmosphere with full-service bar.The menu features steaks, seafood, and traditional Italian dishes as well as fantastic pizzas and pasta. Nearby on the mainland at 6737 Beach Drive Ocean Isle Beach, NC 28469. https://www.robertosnc.com . 910-579-4999.
Sugar Shack: features authentic Jamaican home cooking (yes, the chef/owner is Jamaican) in a colorful, intimate setting about a mile from the beach. Nearby on the mainland at 1609 Hale Beach Road Southwest, Ocean Isle Beach, NC 28469. 910-579-3844.
Joey O’s Pizzeria: Nearby on the mainland at 6931 Beach Drive Ocean Isle Beach, NC 28469. 910-575-3233.
Twin Lakes Seafood Restaurant: Great seafood and atmosphere on the Carolina coast. Open for Lunch Wednesday-Saturday 11:30-2:30 and for Dinner at 4:30 pm Daily. Nearby on the mainland at 102 Sunset Blvd. Sunset Beach, NC 28468. 910-579-6373. https://twinlakesseafood.com
Causeway Gourmet: A simple gourmet sandwich and salad shop during the day, and great Italian dishes at night. Open daily from 11-3pm for lunch and 5 pm to 9 pm for dinner, free delivery for dinner on Ocean Isle. Right on the Causeway before the bridge. 100-7 Causeway Dr., Ocean Isle Beach NC 28469. 910-575-1084. https://causewaygourmet.webs.com/
The Boundary House: In Calabash, NC ( a 10-minute drive from Ocean Isle) is the boundary house a restaurant where you’ll have to struggle to find something that’s not on the menu. Feast on ribs, steaks, homemade soups, salads, fresh seafood, pasta, and much more! 1045 River Road, Calabash NC 28467. 910-579-8888. https://boundaryhouserestaurant.com/
The Isles: Fine Southern dining down on the west end of Ocean Isle Beach. Cuisine includes fresh seafood, steaks, pasta, desserts and more. The Isles is seasonally open for lunch and dinner from 11:30am to 9pm/10pm. 417 West Second Street, Ocean Isle Beach NC 28469. 910-575-5988. https://www.islesrestaurant.com/
Ocean Isle Fish Company: Fresh Seafood and an open-air tiki bar make the Ocean Isle Fish Company a great dining destination. Open 7 days a week from 11 am to 12 am. 65 Causeway Dr., Ocean Isle Beach NC. 910-575-5855. https://www.oceanislefishco.com/