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Route 12 Steak & Seafood

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786 Ocean Trl, Corolla, NC 27927-9667
+1 252-453-4644
17:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Sat 17:00 - 21:00
Mon - Sat 11:00 - 15:00
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Leamington, Canada
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19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 March 2017 via mobile

Looking for lunch today in Corolla but they are CLOSED For Business. Locals were aware but we saw many travelers like us stopping and pulling on the front door.

1 Thank cola6769
Clearwater, Florida
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65 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 January 2017 via mobile

Located near a gas station at one end of Timbuk2 is a very good place to eat. Mixed drinks are strong and reasonably priced. Main items are well prepared and served by friendly staff. The atmosphere is spartan, but the food is wonderful.

Thank rlinvill
Virginia Beach, Virginia
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22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

We stopped in for dinner around 7pm on Black Friday. Only a family and 1 couple there, both finishing theit meals. Only 2 servers but the place is not large. I ordered the ribeye and my hubby the evening special, flounder stuffed with crab meat. Food came out very fast which should have been a warning. My steak was fine... More 

Thank Sheila D
Norfolk, Virginia
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16 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 November 2016

We had a group of 5 couples visit Route 12 Steak & Seafood last week on a Thursday afternoon for a late lunch--about 1:15 pm. We were the only customers in the place, which we should have taken as an omen but figured it was the off-season for a beach restaurant and later in the day for a weekday lunch.... More 

Thank Fred H
Hillsborough, North Carolina
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18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 September 2016

First time in Corolla, a friend recommended this place. (I really didn't want to eat seafood at a gas station.) He offered to pay, so I took him up on it. Turned out to be a great decision. The staff is friendly, the food is good and tastes fresh. The pricing is very reasonable. We vacation in Corolla for a... More 

Thank Dan D
1 review
Reviewed 20 September 2016 via mobile

The food was great. The service was fast. The waitress was very friendly an attentive. I will be coming back next year.

Thank Matt G
2 reviews
Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

Don't waste your time. The seafood was awful worst seafood I have ever eaten. Potatoes were cold. Only 2 waiters all night who were unprofessional.

Thank HeatherHardee
Lancaster, Pennsylvania
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22 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

After reading other reviews I took a chance on Route 12. I should have listened to what others said and went elsewhere. The food was average and overpriced. Ordered shrimp stuffed with crabmeat. The crabmeat was mushy. The mashed potatoes and bread were good but the food was nothing special.

Thank Swanie3a
Corolla, North Carolina
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 August 2016

Went several times during our six week stay and had consistently good food. Scallops, lobster and virtually all the seafood we tried was great.

1 Thank jhart062016
New jersey
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97 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 August 2016

I had the Brie and strawberry salad is very good, service is great. We had fries and crab cakes sandwiches everything was good.

1 Thank NewjerseyCaracol

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Seafood
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 786 Ocean Trl, Corolla, NC 27927-9667
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Outer Banks  >  Corolla
  • Phone Number: +1 252-453-4644

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?