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Oceanfront Grille

1197 Franklyn St, Corolla Light Resort, Corolla, NC 27927-9673
+1 252-453-4748
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Overview
  • Excellent52%
  • Very good24%
  • Average12%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible7%
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CUISINES
American, Bar, Seafood, Pub
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Service
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LOCATION
1197 Franklyn St, Corolla Light Resort, Corolla, NC 27927-9673
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1 - 10 of 280 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

went here to celebrate my daughters birthday. she picked this place out. was excited about the outside view/porch until we were overwhelmed by flies. The sunset however was awesome. Food wasn't that impressive. The others in our party (5 besides me) enjoyed the coconut shrimp...More

Thank Pat T
Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

Nice view and the waitress was great. However long wait for the food and for the price the food was below average

Thank shana52003
Reviewed 7 September 2017

First, the ambience is that of a casual restaurant at the pool club. Dining is outdoors only on a deck above the Corolla Light Resort swimming pools. The view is across the pools, over the grass berm to the ocean beyond. We had crab (good)...More

Thank diane_marie1234
Reviewed 4 September 2017

Large group and we were all efficiently served. Seems everything on the menu was very good. Portions were more than adequate and fair priced. Brandy did a terrific job of taking care of all of us. Fun to eat outside on a beautiful OBX evening....More

Thank boilerhoosier
Reviewed 27 August 2017

Hard to find but we really liked it. Great food for reasonable prices and the service was fantastic! You should know that there is NO INSIDE SEATING however. You must eat outside.

Thank Cindy N
Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

First complaint is that we were seated 15 minutes before the kitchen closed for the afternoon but a server never came over to us so we didn't eat. On a separate day the server screwed up the bill with another customer. By the time it...More

Thank dalejr78
Reviewed 23 August 2017

Me and my family ate here a few times for lunch while we were enjoying the beach and pools. Service was spotty with some great servers and some lacking. Food was always decent, but standard fare with sandwiches and soups. Hamburgers are a bit below...More

Thank Rory B
Reviewed 16 August 2017

We enjoyed a great meal of shrimp and authentic southern hush-puppies for lunch. The cocktail sauce they used was fantastic and I wish I could get something like that back home. Overall, this was a good value and a nice place to spend a meal...More

Thank TimothyJWiley
Reviewed 31 July 2017 via mobile

This was our family's second trip here and we will be back. Fair warning, seating is VERY limited so it's best to call ahead, we had a party of 9 so we had a late reservation that we booked a few days before. Except for...More

1  Thank Barb W
Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

We have been going to The Oceanfront Grille for at least 20 years. We always have at least one family dinner during our stay. We all agree that it is the best place to eat in Corolla. The only thing we don't agree on is...More

1  Thank Papajack48
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janleslie
22 August 2017|
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Response from cking44 | Reviewed this property |
Hi - we were there in April so who knows about the seasonal menus - when we were there No you didnt have to order the combos, and I dont remember the childrens menu but i think they had something - can you see the menu on... More
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JEFFMAS1968
16 July 2016|
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Response from Becky S | Reviewed this property |
I don't think so
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Patty F
23 June 2015|
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Response from karbar | Property representative | Reviewed this property |
Yes & Yes...We would need to seat you at 2 tables side by side. Safe travels...we hope to see you & thank you for the inquiry.You may want to make your reservations soon as we have limited seating & it will be prime season... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$18 - US$34
Cuisine
American, Bar, Seafood, Pub
Meals
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
View, Romantic, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Monday
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Tuesday
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Wednesday
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Thursday
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Friday
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Saturday
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1197 Franklyn St, Corolla Light Resort, Corolla, NC 27927-9673 (Formerly Clubhouse Cafe)
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Outer Banks  >  Corolla
  • Phone Number: +1 252-453-4748
  • E-mail
Description
The Oceanfront Grille offers a casual atmosphere for our customers. We strive to bring friendly and attentive service to assure an enjoyable dining experience. The restaurant offers a unique yet simplistic menu designed to pair dinner options with one another. This design offers the opportunity to try multiple menu items at a reasonable price. Portion sizes are generous and never lacking in taste.
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