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61 Causeway Dr, Ocean Isle Beach, NC 28469-7505
+1 910-579-9177
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good40%
  • Average18%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
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“conch fritters” (18 reviews)
“pizza” (81 reviews)
“seafood” (57 reviews)
American, Bar, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
61 Causeway Dr, Ocean Isle Beach, NC 28469-7505
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Reviewed 19 November 2017

The title pretty much says it all. Sharky's is the type of restaurant you would expect to find at the beach. It is decidedly unpretentious in appearance, offers a wide selection of fried food at pretty high prices on tables covered with white butcher paper....More

Thank PaulSuzanneTravel
Reviewed 13 November 2017

3.5 stars Came here on a Saturday night in the off-season, when most places are closed, so points for that. The service was excellent: our server was attentive and professional, and she kept us well-supplied with drinks, condiments, etc. We both ordered fried seafood plates,...More

Thank Pat F
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Reviewed 7 November 2017

The restaurant states fresh and hand breaded. It was obviously frozen, dry. The wait staff attentive. Nice outside view.

Thank Pierottimj
Reviewed 21 October 2017 via mobile

Sushi was delish! Drinks were awesome... can't wait to vaca on ocean isle... today was just a day trip... :(

Thank lhefling
Reviewed 11 October 2017

Just the two of us looking for something seafood and something different. My wife ordered the Not So Cajun Shrimp and I sadly ordered something else. It was good mind you but we both loved the NSC Shrimp. We can't wait to go back but...More

Thank lolleypop
Sharkys W, General Manager at Sharky's, responded to this reviewResponded 13 October 2017

Thank you so much! We are very proud of our Not So Cajun dishes and so happy you enjoyed it. Next time your are in the mood for pizza, ask for NSC with blackened chicken! It’s just heavenly. It’s one of those - not on...More

Reviewed 6 October 2017

Good blackened Grouper filet and seasonal veggies. Forgettable French fries. Fried green tomatoes were good. The boiled shrimp was over boiled. Other than the spice it was boiled in it was tasteless. The texture was off.

Thank SunsetLaker
Reviewed 28 September 2017 via mobile

Great Food. It was awesome sitting outside ! Conveniently located. Wonderful waitstaff. Prices were reasonable. We do intend to go again next time we vacation at Ocean Isle Beach.

Thank Lefty4751
Sharkys W, General Manager at Sharky's, responded to this reviewResponded 7 October 2017

Many thanks for taking time to share your thoughts! See you back again soon!

Reviewed 11 September 2017 via mobile

Parking is horrible. Restaurant was clean, staff was very polite. Prices were average. The food was average. It was the first time for our group eating there. Nothing spectacular but not bad either. Pizza, burgers, pasta, etc.

Thank Brooke S
Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

Went for dinner on Friday night. The boiled shrimp were a little soggy. Enjoyed the Stack Shack sandwich. Excellent server!

Thank Sharon B
Cheryl W, General Manager at Sharky's, responded to this reviewResponded 23 September 2017

I wish I knew who your server was so that I could tell them your comments and also that you had told us about your shrimp. We would have gladly replaced them with more. Hope to see you again soon. Cheryl Wilson

Reviewed 7 September 2017

We make time ever year for at least one visit to this landmark restaurant! Never disappointed because we have the appropriate expectations of a beach bar that serves fried and fresh fish, etc. On this last visit, the service was speedy and the food actually...More

Thank Shaynes704
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Questions & Answers
11 September 2017|
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Response from Sharky's O | Property representative |
Sorry. I just saw this question. Dogs - although we all love and have them - are not allowed on the deck. Cheryl Wilson
20 May 2017|
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Response from Dean-ATL-USA | Reviewed this property |
I have no idea. Call them.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$9 - US$25
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
View, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 61 Causeway Dr, Ocean Isle Beach, NC 28469-7505
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Ocean Isle Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 910-579-9177
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Tucked under the Ocean Isle Beach bridge, Sharky's Restaurant features a large indoor dining area as well as outdoor dining on the back deck that overlooks OIB's beautiful waterfront canal and views of the ICW. Menu choices offer the best seafood, salads, sandwiches, appetizers as well as the chef's choice of daily lunch and dinner specials. And all our menu items are reasonably priced! Enjoy ice cold beverages and anything from our menu at either of two bars. If you are planning a wedding, family reunion, birthday celebration or any special event, we have the perfect spot for that too! Sharky's has been the locals favorite for over 25 years and it's easy to see why it's the #1 destination for all visitors to our fantastic island paradise. If you are looking for a fun spot to enjoy great food, great drinks and the best staff, Sharky's Waterfront Restaurant is where you want to be.
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