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Flying Fish Cafe - CLOSED

705 Ocean Dr, Oak Island, NC 28465-8216
+1 910-278-5504
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good26%
  • Average5%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (12 reviews)
“mango slaw” (6 reviews)
Restaurant Hours Closed
Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
705 Ocean Dr, Oak Island, NC 28465-8216
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Reviewed 24 April 2018

Sad to say but this restaurant closed at the end of March. Whether you blame the Town of Oak Island who is rebuilding the pier, or the owners whose lease had expired and knew it wouldn't be renewed, this place was very popular. We all...More

2  Thank Bob J
Reviewed 10 April 2018

This is now closed because of a non-renewed lease. This WAS the best food on Oak Island! Sad that the Town of Oak Island has strung them along on renewing the least and now it is closed.

1  Thank frank s
Reviewed 8 April 2018 via mobile

I think average is being kind. We hated the hush puppy’s and red potatoes. I think it is pre-cooked. The food was luke warm and appeared frozen. I would never go back and suggest u avoid. The service was also average. We had a very...More

Thank Daniel B
Rhonda U, Manager at Flying Fish Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 16 April 2018

I am so sorry you had this experience however, I think you might have the wrong restaurant. The Flying Fish closed it's doors on March 31st but while we were open, we did not serve hush puppies and red potatoes. Again, so sorry you had...More

Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

I’ve had the fried shrimp & their special aoli, the shrimp quesadilla, and a fantastic tomato soup here. All very yummy,and very good size servings. It’s a friendly place and had great service, and sits right on the ocean. I highly recommend it!

Thank Anne g
Reviewed 25 February 2018

I ate lunch here for the first time with my husband. He had the fish tacos. I had the fried shrimp. He pronounced the tacos delicious. The accompaniments on his place looked very fresh. My fried shrimp were the best I ever had. They weren't...More

1  Thank 472MaryC472
Reviewed 22 February 2018

I enjoyed a delicious salad while watching and listening to the ocean rolling onto the beach just in front of me.

1  Thank SpennyM58
Reviewed 19 February 2018

I had the California veggie sandwich which was good and the crab soup which was outrageously good. My wife had the shrimp quesadilla and raved about it. Very attentive service (Brad P) and beautiful view. I think the veggie sandwich would have been better if...More

1  Thank blueaiz1
Reviewed 13 February 2018 via mobile

This was a fantastic Sunday brunch spot. It was warm enough to sir outside. The scrambled eggs with cream cheese and mushrooms was amazing! The Belgian waffle and Bellini were excellent.

1  Thank Felicia E
Reviewed 17 January 2018 via mobile

I have special food considerations. I do not eat gluten, dairy, sugar, soy, and MSG. They always fix me something amazing. I highly recommend this beautiful scenic restaurant.

2  Thank Runnindeer
Reviewed 30 December 2017

A place on the beach in Oak Island. Delicious food for lunch and dinner. Great selection. The staff is efficient and friendly.

1  Thank Patricia W
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11:30 AM - 8:00 PM
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 705 Ocean Dr, Oak Island, NC 28465-8216
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Oak Island
  • Phone Number: +1 910-278-5504
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