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Oceanic Restaurant and Grill

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703 S Lumina Ave, Wrightsville Beach, NC 28480-2166
+1 910-256-5551
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11:00 - 23:00
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Sun 10:00 - 22:00
Mon - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Charlotte, North Carolina
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23 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We only ate breakfast at the Oceanic and it was fine; glad there was no buffet. We ordered a la carte and were very pleased. We were able to linger after our meal and no one rushed us out. Coffee was available free to guests.

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Thank Dyetpepsi
WeCare-BrandManager, General Manager at Oceanic Restaurant and Grill, responded to this review

Thanks for the great review! Hope you can join us again! More 

IllinoisUSA
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The view and location were amazing. The facility itself is badly in need of an update. It's dirty and smells bad (a strong musty odor, especially by the restroom). The food was mediocre. Mine was lukewarm, the broccoli cold and overcooked. It was our one ocean front meal this trip and I'm so disappointed.

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Thank IllinoisUSA
WeCare-BrandManager, General Manager at Oceanic Restaurant and Grill, responded to this review

Hi Illinois - We're really sorry for your recent dining experience. We pride ourselves on our menu quality, and we expect more from our teams. I'd love to know more about your visit. Can you please email me at WeCare@OceanicRestaurant.com with your contact info? We'd like a chance to make things up to you! - Tyler More 

charlotte
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46 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were seated outside on pier over beach. Great views while deciding our selections. I had crab cakes that were delicious. My wife had the shrimp and grits and was very pleased. Attentive waitstaff and food prepared quickly and was very tasty. We will return soon.

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Thank fireman54Charlotte
WeCare-BrandManager, General Manager at Oceanic Restaurant and Grill, responded to this review

Thanks for the great review! Hope you can join us again while the weather is so beautiful! - Tyler More 

Wilmington, North Carolina, United States
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It's not the first time this restaurant has failed miserably but definitely the last. I went here for a relatives birthday recently. I typically avoid this place because of terrible past experiences with the food here but this was a birthday and not my choice. There were three of us in our group. We each ordered something different, all seafood... More 

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1 Thank LightsCameraTravel
WeCare-BrandManager, General Manager at Oceanic Restaurant and Grill, responded to this review

Hi Kenny - We're really sorry to hear about your recent dining experience. I'd love to chat with you about the details of your visit. Can you please email me at WeCare@OceanicRestaurant.com with your contact info? We'd love a chance to make this up to you. - Tyler More 

Denver, Colorado
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91 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was a warm day in October when we stopped for lunch at Oceanic. We were able to get a seat by the window looking at the the jetty and the few people braving the beach. Service was prompt and friendly. My friends ordered shrimp grits, I had grilled salmon and both were delicious. They also have delicious hush puppies...which... More 

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Thank AvidTraveler2555
WeCare-BrandManager, General Manager at Oceanic Restaurant and Grill, responded to this review

Thanks for the great review! We hope you can stop by next time you're out our way! More 

Burlington, North Carolina
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33 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stopped in for a Saturday lunch. Really surprised how busy the place was for a Saturday in November. Enjoyed the hot crab dip appetizer, well worth the cost. Our table of three order a White Fish Basket, a Crab Sandwich, and the Pier 12 Hamburger. Probably the best burger that I have had in a long time. Make sure you... More 

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Thank Susan40509
WeCare-BrandManager, General Manager at Oceanic Restaurant and Grill, responded to this review

Thanks for the review Susan! Please let us know how we can earn that 5th star at your next visit! More 

Lenoir, North Carolina
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207 reviews
120 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited Wrightsville Beach, NC this past week at an insurance conference and wanted to enjoy some seafood before we left for home. Our hotel recommended this restaurant and now we understand why. Everything was fabulous! I had crab cakes and my friends had shrimp and grits! Awesome views and service!

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Thank Kimmie R
WeCare-BrandManager, General Manager at Oceanic Restaurant and Grill, responded to this review

Thanks so much for the great review Kimmie! We hope we can have you back again in the future! - Tyler More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We sat on the PIER, enjoyed good food and a bottle of Cabernet Sauvignon. The view was great, the service outstanding. Jordan, our waiter, was pleasant, knowledgeable and very attentive. Highly recommend sitting outside, weather permitting of course.

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Fort Mill, South Carolina
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44 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This restaurant has indoor and outdoor dining but it was rather chilly when we visited so we opted for indoor. Unfortunately they do not have heaters for the outdoor area. We were seated by a window so that we could enjoy watching the waves on the ocean, my favorite! We were 5 adults and 1 child and our waitress was... More 

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1 Thank M C
WeCare-BrandManager, General Manager at Oceanic Restaurant and Grill, responded to this review

Thanks for the 4 stars MC! Please let us know how we can earn that 5th star next time you visit! - Tyler More 

Vero Beach, Florida
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were a party of 8 and went to oceanic on the recommendation of a local person. As we were hosting this gathering we arrived about 15 minutes ahead of our reservation... We advised the hostess that we had 6 more people coming.She said go to the bar and I will advise you when they arrive. We were having a... More 

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2 Thank Kostas G
WeCare-BrandManager, Owner at Oceanic Restaurant and Grill, responded to this review

Hi Kostas - We're sorry about your service experience. We pride ourselves on our hospitality, and we expect better from our teams. I'd like to hear more details from you if possible. Can you please email me at WeCare@OceanicRestaurant.com with your contact info? We'd love a chance to make this up to you! - Tyler More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Bar, Seafood, Pub
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, View, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 23:00
Thursday
11:00 - 23:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 703 S Lumina Ave, Wrightsville Beach, NC 28480-2166
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Wrightsville Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 910-256-5551

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