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Ocean Grill & Tiki Bar

1211 Lake Park Blvd S, Carolina Beach, NC 28428-5522
+1 910-458-2000
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good31%
  • Average18%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“fish tacos” (41 reviews)
“calamari” (17 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
American, Bar, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
1211 Lake Park Blvd S, Carolina Beach, NC 28428-5522
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Great place to hang out and have a drink at the beach. You can actually take your cocktail on the beach in a plastic cup so that is nice. Food is great and the view of the beach from above is beautiful. We'll get back...More

Thank Adriana O
Reviewed 8 April 2018 via mobile

We enjoyed a tasty late lunch at the Tiki . There were four in our party and all enjoyed their food. We were seated on the pier. The sunshine and breeze were refreshing. At our table we had orders of grilled fish, deep fried shrimp...More

Thank Pack D
Reviewed 7 April 2018

Great spot to hang out and drink. Full bar means fun beach drinks and they had a good selection of craft beers. The blackened fish tacos were amazing. They used fresh mahi-mahi and the portions were right on for lunch. We had a group of...More

Thank Twa1807
Reviewed 5 April 2018 via mobile

Dine upstairs, the view is wonderful! Service was fast & friendly. Enough variety on the menu to satisfy everyone. Today’s specials included tuna tacos (I had mine blackened), DELICIOUS! Paired perfectly with an Argentinian Malbec. Good beer, wine & cocktail list. Crab dip appetizer was...More

Thank Mike B
Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

The tiki bar is a local favorite. A must for visitors The ocean view on Carolina beach is spectacular There are only a handful of places to eat and drink with this view of the ocean on carolina beach

Thank Jeanette48369
Reviewed 30 March 2018 via mobile

Had trouble getting waited on. Food very so so. Had to ask for everything. Finally went down the stairs to ask for the check. Manager then chased us down in the parking lot because I left no tip. Do not go here.

Thank Linda W
Reviewed 12 March 2018

Amazing view. Food was way overpriced for the value. Not going back until they fire one of the bartenders...not the bearded guy he was more than friendly. His boorish brother has got to go. He had the gall to come charging in at us threatening...More

Thank Sam B
Reviewed 24 February 2018 via mobile

It was ok. Really cool atmosphere. Indoor and outdoor seating available. Food was ok. Buttermilk chicken sandwich had a slight whiff of fish...guess I shouldn't be surprised....at the beach...maybe? Had pimento cheese appetizer, served with pickled veggies. Pimento cheese was delicious but not a fan...More

Thank Melissa B
Reviewed 19 February 2018

small restaurant but great food. the pier had just been redone and new looking bar at the end looks great for the summer

Thank rpvanroekel
Reviewed 22 December 2017

We tried a couple of places that were recommended by locals but turned out to be closed in the off season. Just happened to find this place tucked in between hotels. So glad we did! If you want a view above crashing waves this is...More

Thank M O
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19 October 2016|
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Response from Marc S | Reviewed this property |
You can rent upstairs, I'm not sure about the downstairs patio. Call the restaurant and ask for Sam..
nancy b
11 August 2016|
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Yes- from upstAirs.
31 May 2016|
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Response from Patrick C | Reviewed this property |
Yes - there are ramps for access to both the lower level of the restaurant (your choice of indoor or outdoor dining) and to go out on ti the pier to the visit tiki bar as well.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, View, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1211 Lake Park Blvd S, Carolina Beach, NC 28428-5522
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Carolina Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 910-458-2000
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