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Food and restaurants in Oak Island

Top restaurants

Seafood Restaurant
“When you tell people you came to Southport, they will ask if you went to Provisions. This place is unique. You order of a blackboard menu, grab your own beer out of the cooler (on the honor system) and find a seat on the deck overlooking the Yacht Basin. They bring your food out yelling your name. Plan to wait during summer months and it is closed in the winter.”
  • 32 locals recommend
Seafood Restaurant
“Good food, fun atmosphere, overlooks the water, live bands play on weekends. ”
  • 24 locals recommend
Bar
“Great Fine dining. Make reservations during peak season as the wait can get up to several hours. ”
  • 22 locals recommend
American Restaurant
“Local fish and catch of the day served here. Very popular place with solid food.”
  • 22 locals recommend
Breakfast Spot
“This is our favorite spot to grab breakfast. You can walk to it by exiting the complex on 57th and crossing the street. It's a tiny place so make sure to get there early or expect a short wait.”
  • 11 locals recommend
Italian Restaurant
“No thrill pizza, but second row on the beach and so convenient with nice outdoor tables.”
  • 12 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Delicious Italian dining, great service and seating inside as well as outdoor seating on the waterfront. ”
  • 15 locals recommend
Seafood Restaurant
“Great place for a nice dinner out. Steamer nights are Wednesday nights, no reservations and super crowded but worth the wait for local steamed seafood.”
  • 13 locals recommend

Cafes

Coffee Shop
“mom and pop sub shop, great subs, good prices, quick service. Can be very busy in summer, but worth the wait.”
  • 7 locals recommend
Café
“They make the donuts fresh every morning and close when they run out! They have sweet and savory donuts and every one I have had is fabulous. ”
  • 5 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
“Great little coffee shop with espresso drinks and great breakfast and lunch options.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Bakery
“Nice cozy place to get a cup of coffee while shopping in downtown Southport.”
  • 6 locals recommend
Café
“Good coffee, local hangout, and fun games to play or puzzles to put together if need some inside fun and local chat. ”
  • 5 locals recommend
Café
“Great homemade food for breakfast and lunch. Coffee is great too! Homey atmosphere with front porch or patio dining. My favorite is the chicken salad and the Victoria O bagel sandwich. ”
  • 3 locals recommend
Café
“Great for an indecisive group. They have every type of ice cream and frozen treat imaginable - from Dippin Dots to italian ice. A variety of coffee drinks too.”
  • 1 local recommends
Café
“Organic and specialty items you would find at Whole Foods/Trader Joes and awesome smoothies! Tell Stephanie and Shawn you are staying at Fox In The Sand! ”
  • 1 local recommends

Bakeries

Bakery
“Oh my! You have to try the fresh and warm croissants! Plan on getting more than one or two! ”
  • 5 locals recommend
Café
“They make the donuts fresh every morning and close when they run out! They have sweet and savory donuts and every one I have had is fabulous. ”
  • 5 locals recommend
Bakery
“Nice cozy place to get a cup of coffee while shopping in downtown Southport.”
  • 6 locals recommend
Bakery
  • 1 local recommends
Cupcake Shop