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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.

Museum
“Not To Be Missed - Wonderful For People Of All Ages! Pet Live Stingrays And Learn About All Of The Different Enviornment Around You At The Beach. ”
  • 11 locals recommend
Seafood Restaurant
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“This is a go-to-spot for both locals and visitors with great views and ambiance! Get there early as it does fill up quick!”
  • 11 locals recommend
Beach
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“The Beer Den inside Lowes Foods. Brilliant. You can go to the grocery store and sit at the bar to have a beer.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Seafood Restaurant
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“Great sunset views over the ICW (Inland Coastal Waterway) to enjoy lunch or dinner or just to watch the sunset toasting the day with your favorite beverage”
  • 7 locals recommend
Premise
“The Ocean Isle Pier features a large game and arcade room with a small grill that serves pizza and cheeseburgers. Great spot for fishing.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“No doubt about it, this is the favorite among locals and visitors! Jamaican cuisine and a fun atmosphere. Make sure to call ahead as there may be a two day wait.”
  • 8 locals recommend
American Restaurant
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“Burgers, fried fish & other American eats served in a casual space with a bar, TV sports & karaoke.”
  • 5 locals recommend
Restaurant
  • 4 locals recommend
Ice Cream Shop
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  • 5 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Great for lunch pickup or delivery. Shrimp and grits and Salmon BLT are awesome!”
  • 6 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Fun atmosphere with solid bar and grill menu items. Overlooking the intercostal waterway. Can be reached by car or by boat.”
  • 4 locals recommend
American Restaurant
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“This Restaurant/Bar Is A Short Walk Out The Back Door. This Place Makes Staying At Sandy Toes & Salty Kisses Into A Great Vacation! You Can Have Drinks And Snacks Or A Fancy Meal - No Driving Required. Bathing Suits OK! Use The Pool, Order Drinks and Lunch. It Is My Favorite Place! ”
  • 5 locals recommend
Park
“Fun Bike Ride Destination for fishing on the inter-coastal waterway and marsh lands. Also a good place to launch your Kayak to explore some marsh grass backwaters.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Restaurant
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  • 4 locals recommend
Breakfast Spot
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“Great breakfast food and reasonably priced. Just over the bridge on the mainland.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Board Shop
  • 2 locals recommend