Waterfront Dining in Ocean Isle Beach for the Very Best Views
Whether it's the expansive Atlantic oceanfront scenery or the calm, tranquil waters of the Intracoastal Waterway, Ocean Isle Beach has plenty of restaurants and dining options that draw you to the water and serve up delicious food paired with the most beautiful views. These waterfront restaurants in Ocean Isle, NC are sure to please. Enjoy a few during your beach vacation, and let us know which one is your favorite. Cheers to waterfront dining!
OCEANFRONT DINING IN OCEAN ISLE BEACH
Ocean Isle Beach Pier Cafe
1 West 1st Street, Ocean Isle Beach
The Pier Grill is a local and tourist favorite spot for breakfast and lunch from March to December. Enjoy dining outside at the Pier Backyard and take in all the awesome oceanfront views. Details here.
Pelican's Perch Bar & Grill
8 East Second Street, Ocean Isle Beach
Tucked away at the popular location of E Second Street sits Pelican’s Perch Bar & Grill serving up locally sourced products and homemade menu items. The pet-friendly patio offers a great view of the OIB Town Center Park while also offering the same fantastic dining experience you’d expect to get inside. Details here.
The Tipsy Turtle Tiki Bar
417 W 2nd Street, Ocean Isle Beach
The Tipsy Turtle Tiki Bar is the newest addition to the Isles Beach Club family. With fairly priced, delicious food and a wide array of rotating drink specials, come enjoy this oceanfront bar and grill in Ocean Isle Beach. Details here.
SOUNDSIDE DINING IN OCEAN ISLE BEACH
Ocean Isle Fish Company Waterfront Restaurant
65 Causeway Drive, Ocean Isle Beach
OIFC offers open-air, on-the-water dining where you can watch the fishing boats arrive to the dock daily offloading their catch. Don’t miss out on the incredible views from the Tiki Bar upper deck that overlooks all of Ocean Isle Beach, the natural coastal marsh, and the Atlantic Ocean. It's amazing! Details here.
Jinks Creek Waterfront Grille
14 Causeway Drive, Ocean Isle Beach
Jinks Creek Waterfront Grille offers a premier waterfront dining experience in Ocean Isle Beach overlooking Jinks Creek and the Intracoastal Waterway. Whether you choose to dine indoors or out, you'll enjoy the stunning views. We recommend a sunset dinner! Details here.
Seabreeze Bar + Restaurant
1882 Goose Creek Road SW, Ocean Isle Beach
Located at the Links at Brick Landing golf course and open to the public, Seabreeze Bar and Restaurant sits nicely on the Intracoastal Waterway for fabulous views. Whether you dine indoors or out, Seabreeze is sure to please. Details here.
Sharky's Waterfront Restaurant & Marina
61 Causeway Drive, Ocean Isle Beach
Everyone loves Sharky's! Tucked under the Ocean Isle Beach bridge, Sharky’s features a large indoor dining area as well as outdoor dining on the back deck that overlooks OIB’s beautiful waterfront views. It's been a local favorite for over 30 years. Details here.
We focused mostly on waterfront lunch and dinner options in this blog post, but if you're looking for coffee and breakfast with the best water views—Drift Coffee & Kitchen on the oceanfront and 59 Causeway Bagels, Coffee & Grill on the Intracoastal are both excellent choices.
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