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Oak Island Dining

Whether you call Oak Island home or you’re here for a vacation, indulge in the finest dining experiences the area has to offer. From morning breakfast delights to delectable dinner options, Oak Island, Caswell Beach and its surroundings, including Southport, NC, and Holden Beach, NC, present a diverse array of culinary delights to satisfy every palate. This curated list showcases dining gems in Oak Island and neighboring areas, ensuring you discover your next favorite coffee spot, dessert haven, or memorable meal.


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Back 2 Shuckers

Seafood, Salads, Soups

Address: 6220 E. Oak Island Dr., NC

Bar-B-Que House

Straightforward spot for Southern breakfasts plus barbecue plates & sandwiches the rest of the day.

Address: 5002 East Oak Island Dr. Oak Island, NC 28465

Bob's Dogs

Island-themed eatery featuring hot dogs, burgers, salads, cookies, floats & outdoor picnic tables.

Address: 8903 E. Oak Island Dr. Oak Island, NC 28465

Castucci's an Italian Joint

Traditional Italian fare including pasta & classic entrees with wines in a relaxed, cottage setting.

4332 Long Beach Rd SE, Southport, NC, United States, 28461

Chasers Sports Bar & Grill

Unpretentious watering hole providing cocktails, pub grub & sports TVs in an easygoing atmosphere.

8520 E. Oak Island Dr. Oak Island, NC 28465

Clems Seafood

Great seafood shop that sources locally.

4351 Long Beach Rd. SE, NC

Dairy Queen

Serving world famous Blizzards, Banana Splits, Sundaes, Shakes and much more.

5701 E. Oak Island Dr., NC


Pizza, pasta, sandwiches & more

5001 East Oak Island Dr. Oak Island, NC 28465

D's Italian Restaurant

D’s Italian Restaurant, provides a beautiful dining room, restaurant, bar, and private meeting room for parties.

2831 Midway Rd. SE Suite 106, Bolivia, NC 28422

Frosty's Ice Cream

Locally owned ice cream shop

8600 E Oak Island Dr #8065, Oak Island

Hippie Chick Granola Co

Small batch granola bakery

6402 East Oak Island Dr

Island Jo Coffee-n-Cafe

Easygoing counter-serve café offering coffee drinks, sandwiches, baked goods & sweets.

7916 East Oak island Drive, Oak Island, NC 28465

Island Way

An upscale-casual beachfront stop for high-end steaks & seafood.

1407 E. Beach Dr. Oak Island, NC 28465

Joseph's Italian Bistro

Classic pasta dishes & Italian entrees such as steak, & veal in a comfy space with harbor views.

5003 O'Quinn Blvd. Southport, NC 28465

Jumpin Java Coffee House

Grab a coffee, smoothie, tea, pastry, or so much more!

4022 Old Bridge Rd SE Ste F, Southport, NC

Kai Joe's

Upbeat take-out window with outdoor tables, serving up classic tacos with Hawaiian influences.

4722 E Oak Island Dr, Oak Island

Koko Cabana

Beach Front Restaurant & Bar Offering Local Seafood, Burgers, Tacos, Steaks, Local Fish, Kids Menu

705 Ocean Drive, Oak Island, NC

The Lazy Turtle Oceanfront Grille

A family-friendly, fun place to hang out on the beach! Our Patio and Tiki bar are always dog friendl

601 Ocean Drive , Oak Island, NC

Little Bits Grill

Cozy throwback with an old-timey vibe serving burgers & other nostalgic American eats in comfy digs.

5902 E Oak Island Dr, Oak Island, NC 28465

Nancy Jo's Homemade Of Oak Island

Homemade desserts baked fresh daily. We specialize in cakes and confections. We create everything but the memory.

8600 E Oak Island Dr, Apt 4, Oak Island, NC

Oak Island Deli and Pub

The Oak Island Deli & Pub is a full featured American restaurant with an indoor dining area and enclosed patio. Both areas include bars with full ABC permits.

5422 E Oak Island Dr, Oak Island, NC 28465

Oak Island Sub Shop

Hot & cold subs join salads in this bright, straightforward sandwich shop with maritime decor.

5705 E Oak Island Dr, Oak Island, NC 28465

OKI Scoop Shop and Donuts

Offering Premium Homemade Ice Cream and custom-made Donuts.

4922 E Oak Island Dr., Oak Island

Old Bridge Diner

Old-school counter-&-booth eatery serving traditional American meals, including all-day breakfast.

132 Country Club Dr, Oak Island, NC 28465

Pelican Seafood

Fresh seafood, steamed & fried seafood, homemade sauces and salads, drive thru pickup window, & more!

6235 East Oak Island Drive
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