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Uncle Ike's Sandbar & Grill

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$$ - $$$
American, Bar, Seafood, Pub
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1159 Austin St # 111A, Corolla Light Town Center, Corolla, NC 27927-9680
+1 252-597-1606
07:30 - 02:00
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Sun - Sat 07:30 - 02:00
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4 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Pretty nice but somewhat typical beach sports bar. Food was good and reasonably priced. Highly recommended

Thank Randy S
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Party of 2 super HANGRY after an Atv adventure a few minutes away. We wanted something quick and tasty and we picked the right spot. Uncle Ike's is a cozy place with lively ppl taking care of you. Clayton??? was our server and he was very nice and made sure my shrimp meal was made exactly the way I asked.... More 

Thank Tee R
Suffolk, Virginia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I ordered fish tacos (no mahi mahi), but waiter suggested substituting tuna, very good. Husband ordered wings, also very very good.

Thank dsmit23
Arlington, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Four of us spent the afternoon at Whalehead Club and were looking for a place for a late lunch. A local suggested we try Uncle Ike's and I'm so glad we did. Food was excellent. The chef was even willing to make a special pasta primavera dish not on the menu for our son who is a picky vegetarian. The... More 

Thank Joanne R
Corolla, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

Great service and menu. Had crabby fries and friends had garbage fries--big portions and great taste. The chicken sandwich topped with crab was excellent. Great selection of cold beer and beach drinks. Uncle Ike's hosted a fundraiser for local fireman and family which shows the community spirit they have. This is a locals hangout so if your visiting and want... More 

Thank Traveljohn21
Virginia Beach, Virginia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

Not much is open in the Outer Banks off-season. I took 3 kids (ages 7, 13, 16) to spend their after-Christmas break at a beach cottage and we visited Uncle Ike's during our stay. The casual atmosphere caters to adults mostly, but the menu provided kid-friendly choices. I had a lovely salad with salmon perfectly cooked - I had asked... More 

Thank Meg L
Melbourne, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

Everyone is so nice...admittedly very few places open this time but so glad we found it..Henry was great at the bar. Ordered seafood nachos and fried pickles ...

Thank TravelingIveyLady
Port Huron, Michigan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2016

Tuesday evening in November, everywhere we tried was closed (6:30 pm, no kidding). This is definitely more of a local bar, so if that isn't your atmosphere, don't bother. We were greeted in a timely, friendly manner. Our waitress was excellent, I wish I could remember her name. She warned us everything is made fresh and asked for patience in... More 

Thank SMerc87
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

Down here in November with the locals. Not much open. We happened upon Ike's and have dined here two nights in a row. Will probably make it three. Crab cakes out of this world. Chicken fried chicken delicious. Can not explain how good the seafood nachos are. This is a bar atmosphere off season. Great place to catch a game.... More 

Thank Srashton
Prospect, Virginia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2016

We have had lunch there and enjoyed it before so we decided to try dinner there. A bit of a letdown. Shrimp and grits were bland and more cheesy than seafood (even after loading them up with hot sauce). Crab cake sandwich was really good (no filler - all crab) so not a total loss. Interesting beer selections, too. Really... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$6 - US$30
American, Bar, Seafood, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Kids
Open Hours
07:30 - 02:00
07:30 - 02:00
07:30 - 02:00
07:30 - 02:00
07:30 - 02:00
07:30 - 02:00
07:30 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1159 Austin St # 111A, Corolla Light Town Center, Corolla, NC 27927-9680
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Outer Banks  >  Corolla
  • Phone Number: +1 252-597-1606
Uncle Ike's Sandbar & Grill is the best kept secret in Corolla Light. Open 7:30 am till 2 am. Serving breakfast, lunch, dinner & full service bar till 2 am, 7 days a week!! Karaoke, DJ nights, Theme Parties, NFL Sunday Ticket, Sports Package, Covered seating, Outdoor Beer bar, kid friendly, Large Parties welcome!!!

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?