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Toucan Grill

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103 Wall St, Oriental, NC 28571-9771
+1 252-249-2204
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Oriental, North Carolina
1 review
Reviewed yesterday NEW

The food is always very good. Servers are always a pleasure. The restaurant, and the adjoining Tiki Bar, are located within the hotel, marina and restaurant property, so it is a really attractive waterfront location. One of my favorite places.

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Thank fuzzyrussell
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5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Outside Dinner seating with friends. Beautiful water and boats view. Had a wonderful dinner . The Grouper was fresh and delicious. They offered a good wine choice with this entree. We shared the warm yummy peach rum bread pudding. A must try. Thank you will be back.

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Thank Dmaroney
North Carolina
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70 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The town has changed considerably since our last visit in 1996. Our dining experience here at TOUCAN was disappointing. The Lime Margarita Shrimp Cocktail $10 came in a bowl with a sauce of a few chunks of avocado. The 6 small shrimp again NOT DEVEINED were dried out and chewy. Over all flavor and presentation didn't justify being charging $10.... More 

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Thank Outoftownies
County Dublin, Ireland
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The toucan is right on the marina, with a porch offering views of sailboats (mostly). The seafood is very good, but there are other choices. Having eaten there many times, it is always good. Adult drinks are available at the bar. Often during warmer months there is often live music playing at the adjoining pool/motel. The atmosphere is welcoming and... More 

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Thank Peggy19751988
Oriental
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27 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

The best fried flounder anywhere. My wife and I eat there often. They staff is great. Crab cakes is another favorite. My cousin loved them tuna on their lite list. There Tiki Bar during their time from St. Patrick's thru Christmas is a great meeting place.

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Thank Corbin W
MD
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27 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 November 2016

We ended our evening in Oriental here and were not disappointed. Had the best shrimp ever. If you've never eaten fresh, local shrimp, you need to! Good beer selection and a relatively new waitress that was excellent.

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Thank gundaddy
Winston Salem, North Carolina
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85 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 October 2016

A fine waitstaff, delicious seafood, imaginatively and creatively prepared, excellent desserts. We would return any time.

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Thank Paulo701
Raleigh, North Carolina
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168 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 139 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 September 2016

Had a good meal at Toucan and wait staff were very attentive however the loud music from the tiki bar was annoying

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Thank winsomelosesum
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49 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

My husband and I stayed at the Inn. We ate the grill for dinner. Excellent choice. Wonderful staff. Friendly environment. Great views if you eat outside.

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Thank Kim B
Charleston, South Carolina
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274 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 116 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 September 2016 via mobile

It was hard to see the entrance because it faces the back of a waterfront hotel. The food was very good. The crab cake sandwich was very good but the lettuce which came on the platter looked a bit overheated. The grilled mahi-mahi Vietnamese style sandwich was delicious. We had a young boy waiting our table that seemed to be... More 

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Thank SCBlossom

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Bar, Seafood
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations, Television, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 103 Wall St, Oriental, NC 28571-9771
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Oriental
  • Phone Number: +1 252-249-2204

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