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Turtle Island

6220 East Oak Island Drive, Oak Island, NC 28465
+1 910-278-4944
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good28%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“flounder” (47 reviews)
“seafood” (49 reviews)
“clam soup” (4 reviews)
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American, Bar, Seafood, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
6220 East Oak Island Drive, Oak Island, NC 28465
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Turtle Island has long been my yardstick for excellence in dining. But each of my last visits was a bigger disappointment than the one before. Frankly, the service was the first thing to go. The quality of the food remained good, for a while, but...More

Thank William H
Reviewed 1 week ago

Turtle Island has long established itself as the place to go for good food on the Island. Whether you like seafood, beef, chicken, pasta or just a good drink, this is the place to be.

Thank boswellpho2
Reviewed 10 November 2017

When us locals are going "out" for a nice meal of traditional or local sea food, Turtle Island is always in the top selections of restaurants on our island....

Thank oldbioprof
Reviewed 27 October 2017

Well, after passing this place a zillion times and refusing to stop because of the parking situation. I decided to try it out for my Birthday. There were 3 people in my group. Upon parking in the haphazard lot we rolled in and it is...More

1  Thank NcQueenLisa
Reviewed 24 October 2017

Finally ate at Turtle Island and was not disappointed. Got there early to avoid delays in being seated. My husband (not a seafood fan) got the Friday night special of prime rib and he was happy. Said "it's the place to get prime rib" on...More

Thank Leslie T
Reviewed 11 October 2017

We visited Oak Island on our way to Myrtle Beach . The place is not big but the food is excellent. The service was great. The place is a little noisy but it is a combo bar/restaurant.

Thank camper70
Reviewed 4 October 2017

We met friends here for dinner recently. Everyone enjoyed their food and drinks. Go hungry as the plates are piled high! And the drinks are mixed just right! Cute little "local" place. Go early cause the place fills up fast. Will definitely go back our...More

Thank BMinton
Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

Conch fritters, and the hush puppies were excellent, but everything else was just ok. Maybe I didn’t order the right thing.

Thank bmoore375
Reviewed 19 September 2017

Large restaurant with a small feel. This place was named as the favorite of every local we came across on the island. Get the lump crab cocktail for an app, best bang for the buck. Definitely stay with the seafood for the main course, try...More

Thank jdotchin
Reviewed 16 September 2017 via mobile

This is a great restaurant to visit while at Oak Island! Great food and atmosphere. The Tuna is some of the best I have ever had! And they run some great specials at different times of the week.

Thank mel7977
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Questions & Answers
Michael B
10 December 2017|
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Response from gale4c55 | Reviewed this property |
They are closed Sunday and Monday open from 5-9:30 rest of days Tuesday thru Saturday. I'm not sure if it changes during the summer
7 May 2017|
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Response from Cjholloway | Reviewed this property |
Yes. Lots of people eat at the bar too. Willie & Sheri will take care of you.
12 March 2017|
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Response from Gennie R | Reviewed this property |
I believe they can be outside but, it is not available for food service.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Bar Scene
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6220 East Oak Island Drive, Oak Island, NC 28465
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Oak Island
  • Phone Number: +1 910-278-4944
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