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Oceanfront Grille

1197 Franklyn St, Corolla Light Resort, Corolla, NC 27927-9673
+1 252-453-4748
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good24%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible7%
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American, Seafood
$$ - $$$
1197 Franklyn St, Corolla Light Resort, Corolla, NC 27927-9673
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Menu was confusing, a large section is dedicated to combination meals, yet the waitress had to ask for prices if you only wanted one item, not two. Other items had prices. Service was good. One in our party got a burger that wasn't impressive, but...More

Thank Susan I
Reviewed 1 week ago

I had the teriyaki chicken. It was great! The service was excellent. The view of the ocean is gorgeous!

Thank ShearinFamily
Reviewed 20 June 2017

Oceanfront Grille's food is excellent especially the crab cakes and shrimp. Our meat lovers enjoy the steak, pulled pork and huge burgers, too. Whether it's lunch or dinner, the menu will delight everyone in your group. Servers are so friendly and knowledgeable. For a refreshing...More

Thank msuebell
Reviewed 14 June 2017

We are staying in a private rental so we were thrilled the Oceanfront Grill let us have lunch on their deck looking over the water! The host said only guests are usually allowed at lunchtime. We both enjoyed the crab cake sandwich, cole slaw and...More

1  Thank JulieDelMar
Reviewed 14 June 2017

Our server's name was Brandy, she was awesome! Definitely knew the menu and understood how to explain it very well. The food was delicious, and you can't beat eating seafood while looking at the ocean!! Overall it was a good experience, definitely try the crab...More

Thank Becky W
Reviewed 11 June 2017 via mobile

I got popcorn shrimp and a filet mignon, it was awesome!!! It came with delicious mashed potatoes and mixed vegetables. Our food was even pretty, there was a plumeria bloom on there. We watched the moon come up over the ocean from our table. The...More

Thank talk2dmm
Reviewed 10 June 2017 via mobile

We stopped at Oceanfront Grille for drinks on a rainy beach evening. The drinks are good and the service here is always top notch. The Grille is situated Oceanfront next to a beautiful swimming pool. We always enjoy the atmosphere and will be back next...More

1  Thank Kenandjoyce A
Reviewed 7 June 2017

There is a view of the ocean in the distance, first you have to get past the view of the pool. The place is small, make reservations. It is located inside the Corolla Light Resort. They are famous for their crab cakes not one of...More

Thank MCB28
Reviewed 1 June 2017

We heard that the crab cakes were a signature entree. We decided to give it a try...and we were not disappointed! We have tried crab cakes at several different places at OBX, and these were by far the best. Large and packed with lumps of...More

Thank Burg_Living
Reviewed 1 June 2017

While the setting is nice, the food is just OK. Had the crab cakes - touted as the best ever. Wrong. They were fairly dry and had no flavor. Friend said the tuna was overcooked and dry. Will not return .

Thank carol g
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16 July 2016|
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Response from Becky S | Reviewed this property |
I don't think so
Patty F
23 June 2015|
Response from karbar | Property representative | Reviewed this property |
Yes & Yes...We would need to seat you at 2 tables side by side. Safe travels...we hope to see you & thank you for the inquiry.You may want to make your reservations soon as we have limited seating & it will be prime season... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$18 - US$34
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, View, Romantic, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1197 Franklyn St, Corolla Light Resort, Corolla, NC 27927-9673 (Formerly Clubhouse Cafe)
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Outer Banks  >  Corolla
  • Phone Number: +1 252-453-4748
  • E-mail
The Oceanfront Grille offers a casual atmosphere for our customers. We strive to bring friendly and attentive service to assure an enjoyable dining experience. The restaurant offers a unique yet simplistic menu designed to pair dinner options with one another. This design offers the opportunity to try multiple menu items at a reasonable price. Portion sizes are generous and never lacking in taste.
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