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Thai by the Sea

8311 Yaupon Dr, Oak Island, NC 28465
+1 910-278-6420
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good31%
  • Average7%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“thai food” (19 reviews)
“soup” (14 reviews)
“noodles” (7 reviews)
Opens in 29 min
Asian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
8311 Yaupon Dr, Oak Island, NC 28465
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Reviewed 5 days ago

One of our favorite restaurants on Oak Island. Good Thai food and they are willing to honor any requests, such as low salt for my special diet. Staff has always been very pleasant; we have been going here for years.

Thank 820earla
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our group had different selections and everything tasted wonderful. Won Ton soup was some of the best I’ve had. Each entree that we had was absolutely delicious. Nice atmosphere and comfortable surroundings, and attentive owners/staff. Would definitely recommend!

Thank cltprol
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We've heard the food here is great, but sadly we were turned away when we went to order take out. After the gentleman walked by me 4 times without acknowledging I was standing at the register, he finally came over and I asked him if...More

1  Thank ashbr0wn
Reviewed May 6, 2018

We’ve eaten here several times and never been disappointed. I like their Cashew Chicken and filled wontons. They are generous with the chicken and good veggies and the wontons are plump and tasty. Reasonably priced, too.

Thank purselady1
Reviewed April 6, 2018 via mobile

Our selections were very good and very tasty. My Tom yum soup was amazing- flavorful but not too spicy. Quaint and cozy decor. Very clean and priced reasonably. We will be back.

Thank gary b
Reviewed April 2, 2018

Delicious and low price for the area The owner explained honestly it would be a long wait (20-30) minutes but we got our appetizers right away and as we finished, our meals were ready and all were delicious (Pad Thai, Pepper steak, Pineapple curry and...More

Thank Iowegian-Viking
Reviewed January 16, 2018 via mobile

I love this little restaurant. My husband and I frequent it often. The chef is absolutely amazing and from Thailand. I do not eat sugar, gluten, dairy, soy, or MSG and --she fixes me something amazing!

Thank Runnindeer
Reviewed October 1, 2017

Don't stop here if you are in hurry. Two or three harried staff serve a good but small meal.There is minimal service due to staffing.This was not even during the busy summer season.

Thank algataho
Reviewed September 13, 2017 via mobile

We had the pad Thai and cashew nut chicken! Both were very delicious. The place is ran by man and wife.

Thank Felicia E
Reviewed May 20, 2017 via mobile

My husband and I saw this place last time we were in Oak Island which was in September 2015. I love Thai food and was very excited to try this place especially with the reviews of the food being so good. We were pregnant this...More

3  Thank Heather L
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8311 Yaupon Dr, Oak Island, NC 28465
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Oak Island
  • Phone Number: +1 910-278-6420
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