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1706 Lumina Ave N, Inside Holiday Inn, Wrightsville Beach, NC 28480-2646
+1 877-330-5050
11:00 - 23:00
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Sun 10:00 - 22:00
Mon - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Wilmington, North Carolina
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23 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2016

My sorority met at the Ocens Restaurant for a Christmas dinner/party. I made reservations through Laura Clark, who was very easy to work with as we planned a select menu. We had a great table, set up on the stage area, and the holiday decorations were beautiful! Darlene was our server and no one could have been more attentive or... More 

Thank Flower6irl55
Hampstead, North Carolina
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016

Food was of the highest quality, service was excellent George James was wonderful. We had 76 people for a luncheon and the place look beautiful He is very personable and friendly. The bartender Dylan was very friendly and gave great service. He has a bubbly personality too!

Thank lst1950
Conover, North Carolina
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

Great lunch at Oceans (located inside Holiday Inn Resort). BLT avocado with fresh fruit. Price was reasonable.

Thank DeannaMoore21
United States
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016

We stayed at the Holiday Inn for a staycation since we wanted to be at the beach for the weekend without having to deal with traffic and parking. We got to the hotel on Saturday during lunch time and decided to eat at Oceans. We wanted to sit outside since it was the perfect temperature outside. I ordered the chicken... More 

2 Thank Angelique S
Hillsborough, North Carolina
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242 reviews
173 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2016

Outdoor dining with a great view of the ocean and pool. We like it b/c you get great service, nice view, shade from the sun, convenient to the pool, and when you are finished eating just walk down the steps back to your chair, relax and enjoy the pool/beach. Yes it is a bit pricey but you are paying for... More 

Thank NCluvtrav
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156 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

We stayed at the Holiday Inn and this restaurant was conveniently located on site. We had the breakfast buffet here 3 times. It was all great, including the omelette station. I wish they would have French toast and biscuits and gravy every day, though. They were delicious! Those seem to be rotating items. Also, we had dinner here one night.... More 

1 Thank Sheri H
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

Wanted a large seafood selection and Oceans sufficed. Not a romantic restaurant at all. Music in bar area reverberated throughout. Friendly staff. Menu sounded good but actual food was fair. Food came out not piping hot. Baked potato was hard inside. Dessert came out at nuclear temperature. The staff was so friendly that it is hard to complain, but not... More 

Thank Dawn W
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8 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2016 via mobile

This is our third time at the Holiday Inn Wrightsville Beach and the hotel restaurant, Oceans, never disappoints. From the breakfast buffet to lunch and dinner, I did not have one meal that wasn't great. Monkey bread on the breakfast buffet? YUM!! The grilled chicken sandwich with basil aioli and avocado for lunch with fresh fruit. YUM! The flank steak... More 

Thank Stacey G
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2016 via mobile

At the Holiday Inn Resort, my family enjoyed a flavorful meal at a reasonable price. Calimari, stuffed flounder and seared sea scallops were all prepared very nice. Even the pizza was quite good. Call ahead if you want to dine outside on the patio for the full experience.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Williamsburg, Virginia
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569 reviews
421 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 141 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2016

Located in the Holiday Inn Resort on the beach in Wrightsville Beach NC. Nice facility, lots of indoor and outdoor dining, great for families, couples or individuals. My wife ordered the Cuban sandwich, I had the Caesar Salad with grilled chicken. Both were very good. Our server Abby also did a very good job for us. Much better than your... More 

Thank SharpShoey

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Seafood, Bar, Pub
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations, Television
Good for
Groups, Kids, View, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1706 Lumina Ave N, Inside Holiday Inn, Wrightsville Beach, NC 28480-2646
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Wrightsville Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 877-330-5050

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?