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61 Causeway, Ocean Isle Beach, NC 28469-7505
+1 910-579-9177
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good40%
  • Average17%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible3%
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“seafood” (52 reviews)
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American, Bar, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
61 Causeway, Ocean Isle Beach, NC 28469-7505
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We came with 2 little kids and it was a great meal. This is a laid back place to eat and loud enough for our kiddos too! The kiddos loved the decor and the service was great. The food was great as well (shrimp tacos...More

Thank Lacie T
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Sandwiches were good, we ordered grouper and fresh flounder. We have been coming to Sharkys for almost 20 years! Food has gradually declined! We spend 4-6 weeks at our property here. We have gone from eating here 2-3 times a week to once or twice...More

Thank CarolinaGirl2016
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have been going to Sharky's for 4 years and have loved it. But, late last summer, they changed their menu and raised their prices and it is just not as good as it used to be! I have always gotten the Not So Cajun...More

Thank KellyY5958
Reviewed 1 week ago

Look, your at the beach, your in your bathing suit, and you got 3 or 4 hungry kids. Do you really need 4/5 star restaurants.? Well, Sharky's is perfect. Be prepared for a 1 hr wait. Go to the bar, have a drink and tell...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great food- great service- fun place to go with family and friends. Nice to set on the outside deck. We love to come here every year when we visit. We look forward to our dinner.

Thank 933jackil
Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited while on vacation with family. Seafood was excellent and there was something on the menu for everyone. Will be returning next time I'm in town.

Thank rambo4567
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Ordered the special flounder. It was overlooked mush. Fries were out of a freezer bag with zero salt and the slaw was as bland as could be too. My wife had a shrimp pasta that tasted fine but the noodles were cooked to mush as...More

Thank Robert J
Reviewed 1 week ago

Ate here our first night on the island. Staff was very nice although our waitress didn't know what beers were on tap / bottle. Decor is very beachy with surf boards on the walls / ceiling. We were seated right away and didn't have a...More

Thank Jennifer R
Reviewed 1 week ago

I've eaten here several times over the years and never reviewed it. The service has always been good and the food as well. But my most recent trip was exceptional. The service was excellent and I found what I will order on my next visit,...More

Thank Sunsetbum
Sharkys W, General Manager at Sharky's, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you, thank you! Hope to see you again really soon! Cheryl Wilson

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I reviewed 4 years ago and complained service was slow. Well yesterday a young fellow waited on us and was on top of his game. Kept my glass full and always made sure we had what we needed. Food still good. I had shrimp wrap...again!

Thank bryanabernathy
Sharkys W, General Manager at Sharky's, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much! We are so happy that you had a good "Sharky's" experience!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$9 - US$25
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Free Wifi
Good for
View, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 61 Causeway, Ocean Isle Beach, NC 28469-7505
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Ocean Isle Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 910-579-9177
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Tucked under the Ocean Isle Beach bridge, Sharky's Restaurant features a large indoor dining area as well as outdoor dining on the back deck that overlooks OIB's beautiful waterfront canal and views of the ICW. Menu choices offer the best seafood, salads, sandwiches, appetizers as well as the chef's choice of daily lunch and dinner specials. And all our menu items are reasonably priced! Enjoy ice cold beverages and anything from our menu at either of two bars. If you are planning a wedding, family reunion, birthday celebration or any special event, we have the perfect spot for that too! Sharky's has been the locals favorite for over 25 years and it's easy to see why it's the #1 destination for all visitors to our fantastic island paradise. If you are looking for a fun spot to enjoy great food, great drinks and the best staff, Sharky's Waterfront Restaurant is where you want to be.
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