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Turtle Island

6220 E Oak Island Dr, Oak Island, NC 28465-4505
+1 910-278-4944
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good28%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“flounder” (48 reviews)
“seafood” (53 reviews)
“steamers” (15 reviews)
American, Bar, Seafood, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
6220 E Oak Island Dr, Oak Island, NC 28465-4505
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Reviewed 6 days ago

This restaurant/bar has an extensive menu to choose from and the bar area is separate from the dining room so we have never had a problem with noise level. Seating is not fancy but comfortable and we have always had excellent service.

Thank Fred B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I love the seared tuna appetizer an DC the bacon wrapped scallops. Also the whole baby flounder is very good.

Thank Peter B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I visited Oak Island for Memorial Day weekend. We ate at this restaurant 2 days in row!!! The food was amazing as well as the drinks! I myself loved the Tipsy Turtle drink! This drink is what you call a slow creeper.....I...More

1  Thank thayth1
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We thought the food would be great from the reviews and the fact that the place was packed, but we were very underwhelmed. We started with crab dip, which was good but nothing special, and followed it with an order of lump crab meat and...More

Thank sf182018
Reviewed 4 May 2018

We are part-time residents. We eat here a lot. Justin is THE best server. You can not go wrong ordering the crab legs. They are on the appetizer menu and you order by the cluster. They are always WONDERFUL! We are from Charleston SC we...More

1  Thank WendyMountPleasantSC
Reviewed 2 May 2018 via mobile

Food was good, oyster burger was a little soggy... It's more like a bar than a restaurant; service was OK, too long to get the check. I don't think I would go back.

Thank Alex-and-Ellie
Reviewed 22 April 2018 via mobile

Just don’t order the wings. Dumb choice, but I don’t eat seafood. They were nice not to charge us for them. Ridiculously salty. We just couldn’t eat them. My other half had the shrimp skewer and he loved it! We had a cute table by...More

Thank Mejwu
Reviewed 4 April 2018 via mobile

We arrived about 5:30 on a Tuesday and we greeted and immediately taken to a table. Sean was our waiter and he was friendly, engaged, and efficient. My wife had an Island Breeze and it was very good. We stared with Boom Boom shrimp which...More

1  Thank Ken A
Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

After reading reviews on TripAdvisor we decided to stop in for supper. We had to wait a while for a table (even though several were open the 45 minutes we waited) because all tables were either taken or reserved. After we finally were able to...More

Thank Heather S
Reviewed 20 March 2018 via mobile

We always get the best food and service at Turtle Island. We always return for special occasions and really just to grab dinner and s drink.

Thank Jennifer B
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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
Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
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 E Oak Island Dr, Oak Island, NC 28465-4505
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Oak Island
  • Phone Number: +1 910-278-4944
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