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Turtle Island

6220 E Oak Island Dr, Oak Island, NC 28465-4505
+1 910-278-4944
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good28%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“flounder” (47 reviews)
“seafood” (50 reviews)
“prime rib” (15 reviews)
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American, Bar, Seafood, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
6220 E Oak Island Dr, Oak Island, NC 28465-4505
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This is our second year to visit Brunswick County, Oak Island, NC. We have been here one month, and have visited several eateries. However, we have enjoyed the best cuisine at this local several times, and will return for some of the freshest seafood that...More

Thank Lynn T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My experience at turtle island was unforgettable! The food was superb and my waitress Amanda was extremely pleasant and helpful! She recommended the prime rib which was succulent and came exactly how I ordered it and the grilled scallops left me wanting more! Without a...More

Thank deven612
Reviewed 25 December 2017

We had not been to Turtle Island for over a year due to the summer tourist crowds and other restaurants that we either wanted to try, or liked and went back. It is off season now, so we went to Turtle Island on the Saturday...More

Thank Gary C
Reviewed 9 December 2017

Turtle Island has long been my yardstick for excellence in dining. But each of my last visits was a bigger disappointment than the one before. Frankly, the service was the first thing to go. The quality of the food remained good, for a while, but...More

Thank William H
Reviewed 6 December 2017

Turtle Island has long established itself as the place to go for good food on the Island. Whether you like seafood, beef, chicken, pasta or just a good drink, this is the place to be.

Thank boswellpho2
Reviewed 9 November 2017

When us locals are going "out" for a nice meal of traditional or local sea food, Turtle Island is always in the top selections of restaurants on our island....

Thank oldbioprof
Reviewed 26 October 2017

Well, after passing this place a zillion times and refusing to stop because of the parking situation. I decided to try it out for my Birthday. There were 3 people in my group. Upon parking in the haphazard lot we rolled in and it is...More

1  Thank NcQueenLisa
Reviewed 24 October 2017

Finally ate at Turtle Island and was not disappointed. Got there early to avoid delays in being seated. My husband (not a seafood fan) got the Friday night special of prime rib and he was happy. Said "it's the place to get prime rib" on...More

Thank Leslie T
Reviewed 10 October 2017

We visited Oak Island on our way to Myrtle Beach . The place is not big but the food is excellent. The service was great. The place is a little noisy but it is a combo bar/restaurant.

Thank camper70
Reviewed 3 October 2017

We met friends here for dinner recently. Everyone enjoyed their food and drinks. Go hungry as the plates are piled high! And the drinks are mixed just right! Cute little "local" place. Go early cause the place fills up fast. Will definitely go back our...More

Thank BMinton
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Questions & Answers
Michael B
9 December 2017|
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Response from gale4c55 | Reviewed this property |
They are closed Sunday and Monday open from 5-9:30 rest of days Tuesday thru Saturday. I'm not sure if it changes during the summer
6 May 2017|
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Response from Cjholloway | Reviewed this property |
Yes. Lots of people eat at the bar too. Willie & Sheri will take care of you.
11 March 2017|
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Response from Gennie R | Reviewed this property |
I believe they can be outside but, it is not available for food service.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6220 E Oak Island Dr, Oak Island, NC 28465-4505
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Oak Island
  • Phone Number: +1 910-278-4944
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