Favorite Ocean Isle Beach Seafood Restaurants the Whole Family Will Love
North Carolina seafood is a big part of many families' Ocean Isle Beach vacation, and for good reason! Your Ocean Isle Beach vacation rental is not far from some of the best locally sourced, wild-caught seafood restaurants around—including the famous small town Seafood Capital of the World: Calabash, NC. From boat to table, you'll get to savor the fresh seafood prepared in true Calabash style. Here are a few of our favorite seafood restaurants that the whole family will enjoy. Don't worry, there are menu options for the non-seafood lovers in your group too.
Milliken's Seafood Restaurant
4462 Main Street, Shallotte, NC
Milliken's is a family-owned seafood and steak restaurant offering fresh, local seafood and located in nearby Shallotte known for their large portions and great service. Visit their Facebook page to see what they have to offer.
The Oyster Rock Waterfront Seafood
9931 Nance St., Calabash, NC
Overlooking the scenic Calabash River, The Oyster Rock is a family-owned waterfront Calabash seafood restaurant specializing in excellent food from local and regional suppliers—and the Atlantic Ocean. View their dinner menu here.
Ella's of Calabash Seafood Restaurant
1125 River Rd SW, Calabash, NC
Ella's is a fourth generation family-owned restaurant serving up traditional Calabash-style seafood that made this area famous at the Seafood Capital of the World. You can find their menu here.
Calabash Seafood Hut
1125 River Road, Calabash, NC
The Calabash Seafood Hut was established in 1969 by Virgil and Joanne Coleman where their southern-style seafood tradition continues to this day. Check out what they are serving up on their Facebook page.
Calabash Waterfront Seafood Shack & Market
9945 Nance Street, Calabash, NC
From the boats right to your plate prepared just how you like it. This is the Calabash Fishing Fleet's local seafood restaurant and market right on the docks. See what they're serving up fresh from the Atlantic over on their Facebook page.
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