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Toucan Grill

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103 Wall St, Oriental, NC 28571-9771
+1 252-249-2204
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Raleigh, North Carolina
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped by Oriental by boat and had dinner here. Our Waitress was very good and the restaurant was very clean. It was off season so the options were limited. I was very pleased at the service and food here

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Thank Colehankins
Akron, Ohio
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28 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Checked this place out during the Cycle NC Bicycle Ride and they were packed. Did not mind the wait for porch seating and inside dining also looked quite comfortable. Food was great, service was really good, and loved the marina setting

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Thank michaeldsikora
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went to this restaurant when the tiny town of Oriental was swamped with thousands of visitors for a very large event. The manager (Justin), the bar tender, and the wait staff handled it all very well. They were up front about how long the wait would be, offered us comfortable seating and drinks out on the lawn, and came... More 

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Thank 673katherinec
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121 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were here on the North Carolina coastal bike ride, and had dinner at this restaurant. The food was good, service was good, variety was limited. However we would recommend it to others

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Thank Louise N
Hillsborough, North Carolina
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139 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We love this place. The food is very good. I had a crab cake appetizer - all crab meat, very little filler, very nicely seasoned. I also had their version of shrimp cocktail, which is huge cold shrimp served in a cup of salsa and avocado - excellent. My husband a burger and onion rings and was pleased with both.... More 

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Thank Cattravelswell123
Oriental, North Carolina
1 review
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The food is always very good. Servers are always a pleasure. The restaurant, and the adjoining Tiki Bar, are located within the hotel, marina and restaurant property, so it is a really attractive waterfront location. One of my favorite places.

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Thank fuzzyrussell
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

Outside Dinner seating with friends. Beautiful water and boats view. Had a wonderful dinner . The Grouper was fresh and delicious. They offered a good wine choice with this entree. We shared the warm yummy peach rum bread pudding. A must try. Thank you will be back.

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Thank Dmaroney
North Carolina
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70 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 March 2017 via mobile

The town has changed considerably since our last visit in 1996. Our dining experience here at TOUCAN was disappointing. The Lime Margarita Shrimp Cocktail $10 came in a bowl with a sauce of a few chunks of avocado. The 6 small shrimp again NOT DEVEINED were dried out and chewy. Over all flavor and presentation didn't justify being charging $10.... More 

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Thank Outoftownies
County Dublin, Ireland
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 March 2017

The toucan is right on the marina, with a porch offering views of sailboats (mostly). The seafood is very good, but there are other choices. Having eaten there many times, it is always good. Adult drinks are available at the bar. Often during warmer months there is often live music playing at the adjoining pool/motel. The atmosphere is welcoming and... More 

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Thank Peggy19751988
Oriental
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27 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

The best fried flounder anywhere. My wife and I eat there often. They staff is great. Crab cakes is another favorite. My cousin loved them tuna on their lite list. There Tiki Bar during their time from St. Patrick's thru Christmas is a great meeting place.

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Thank Corbin W

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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
American, Bar, Seafood
Meals
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations, Television, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 103 Wall St, Oriental, NC 28571-9771
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Oriental
  • Phone Number: +1 252-249-2204

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