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Flying Fish Cafe

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705 Ocean Dr, Oak Island, NC 28465-8216
+1 910-278-5504
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11:30 - 20:00
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Sun 10:00 - 14:00
Wed - Sat 11:30 - 20:00
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Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We had a really nice lunch here - the food was delicious. The service was a little odd... We got there for lunch right when they opened so I don't know if they just weren't quite ready or what, but something seemed off. They were going to seat us inside, but it was a beautiful day so we asked to... More 

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Thank nmurdoch118
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23 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Always served professionally, the food is tastes as good as it looks. Try the shrimp quesadilla, which is large enough to share if paired with a salad, or the fish tacos. Two of their signature items. The daily special is always a sure bet and the salad dressing are unique and house made,

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2 Thank Peg I
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3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Food menu limited. Unimaginative and not very good. Decimal definitely not a place to revisit. Try somewhere else for good food.

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1 Thank travelinforbeer
Caswell Beach, North Carolina
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

There are not too many opportunities left to eat at a restaurant, not a greasy spoon, at a pier on the ocean. This is an informal restaurant with good food - from a juicy burger to well-prepared seafood options. It is also a great place to get an appetizer and a drink or beer while you watch the waves and... More 

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Thank Emily W
Cary, North Carolina
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34 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited Flying Fish recently and were attended to so kindly by the staff. We had our new grand baby with us and the waitress made every accommodation for us possible. We ended up moving to another table for a better view and it was no big deal at all. The food was excellent! Salads were substantial! Crab cakes and... More 

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Thank jendespain
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22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We arrived to Oak Island late so we opted to take out from Flying Fish Cafe. We were not disappointed! The meals were fantastic. My husband ordered the wild mushroom ravioli and added shrimp. I ordered the grouper with polenta. We shared an appetizer (spicy pork rolls with peanut dipping sauce) and both treated ourselves to dessert (cheesecake and a... More 

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Thank Cheri C
Southport, North Carolina
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49 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Flying Fish is located on the beach on top of general type store that sells beach type stuff to vacationers. The view is perfect and the simple menu is vey good.

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Thank Ray C
Oak Island, North Carolina
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Always unique fare, extremely well prepared and presented. Exceptional food at a fair price. Good service and great ocean views. Not to be missed.

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Thank 318gregv
Southport, North Carolina
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131 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I stopped in recently for lunch. This was our first visit. While the outside appearance of the restaurant is nothing special, friends had told us that the food is great. My wife had the hamburger which was huge. She ate it all and said it was very tasty. I had a grilled cheese sandwich which was one... More 

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Thank Ward416
Caswell Beach, North Carolina
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

Love eating on the outdoor porch right on the beach. The service and food are great! It is a children friendly place.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Full Bar, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, View, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 14:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 20:00
Thursday
11:30 - 20:00
Friday
11:30 - 20:00
Saturday
11:30 - 20:00
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?