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Russells Place Restaurant

5700 E Oak Island Dr, Oak Island, NC 28465-5037
+1 910-278-3070
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good33%
  • Average22%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible9%
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06:30 - 14:00All hours
American, Diner
5700 E Oak Island Dr, Oak Island, NC 28465-5037
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went for breakfast and got there as soon as they opened! Ordered blt with potatoes and mushroom&cheese omelet with sausage and grits. Best breakfast I've had so far on my vacation. Would highly recommend

Thank bittbitt
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went there just looking for something local for breakfast. Trying to stay away from the chain restaurants and support the locals. Great food at reasonable prices. We will definitely eat there again if in the neighborhood.

Thank Brian S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Everyone here was super friendly and moved quickly to get us fed. It looked like many of the customers were local, so that is always a good sign in a tourist area. We had the Baby Bear which is one egg, one (large) pancake, and...More

Thank AuntED
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

I was a little late for work and didn't have time to make breakfast, so I stopped in at Russell's. I've always heard good things about this place and I wasn't disappointed. I only had a couple of pancakes and sausage so this will be...More

Thank andrew a
Reviewed 6 May 2017

Everyone there is very enthusiastic and welcoming. The problem is they do not serve flavorful or digestible food. All of us - three - were mildly to acutely uncomfortable for the rest of the afternoon.

Thank John C
Reviewed 1 May 2017 via mobile

Been going here for years when visiting. Oak island . There is always a wait, so get there early . Breakfast is always consistent . Nothing fancy but it's always good basic breakfast and good service .

Thank Aleas01
Reviewed 31 March 2017 via mobile

Wow. Very overrated. I have no idea who voted them the best breakfast place, which is why we decided to try them out. Voted by employees and owners I suppose? The menu wasn't impressive, didn't offer eggs Benedict which is a typical standard in most...More

Thank Sandra S
Reviewed 22 March 2017

We had heard that their breakfast was really good so we decided to give it a shot. We waited about 20 minutes to be seated because they were HOPPING! Our Waitress was very friendly. The Food was an Average Breakfast - not bad, but nothing...More

Thank nmurdoch118
Reviewed 9 March 2017 via mobile

We had excellent service when we arrived and ordered traditional fare. Coffee refills were on target. My pancake was not warm and clearing the table was obviously not the standard. We will go back.

Thank Janet M
Reviewed 5 March 2017

Had many a breakfast here during our two week stay...very down to earth place with good food and good service.

Thank mommyeliz
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Diner
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
06:30 - 14:00
06:30 - 14:00
06:30 - 14:00
06:30 - 14:00
06:30 - 14:00
06:30 - 14:00
06:30 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5700 E Oak Island Dr, Oak Island, NC 28465-5037
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Oak Island
  • Phone Number: +1 910-278-3070
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