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Sugar Shack

1609 Hale Beach Rd SW, Ocean Isle Beach, NC 28469-4751
+1 910-579-3844
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good22%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“ribs” (266 reviews)
“jerk chicken” (49 reviews)
“coconut shrimp” (87 reviews)
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Caribbean, Jamaican, Gluten Free Options
₱₱ - ₱₱₱
1609 Hale Beach Rd SW, Ocean Isle Beach, NC 28469-4751
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Dined with a large family group and everyone loved the food. Forget great Jamaican food, it was great food. The ribs were to die for as was the brown stew chicken. Owners are extremely nice and accommodating. Reservations only at 5 but after the first...More

Thank jeff533
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Sugar Shack in Ocean Isle Beach, NC is a diamond in the rough. I’ve visited a few times over the past several years. I’ve always a great experience. The food is delicious and well prepared. Jerk pork and chicken is the best. However the...More

Thank TravelingJimy
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I decided to give this place a try. We had to wait for 35 minutes so I ordered a beer and club soda at the outside bar. The bartender said He didn’t have club soda. He also had to run inside to...More

Thank mystic033
Reviewed 10 July 2018

We go every year when we visit my family. I really enjoyed the Jamaican patty this year. The ribs never disappoint. Great service and the owner always checks in to make sure everyone enjoyed their meal.

Thank Deborah M
Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

We were talked into getting a steak dish that was their specialty but we were disappointed. However everything else was quite good and the service was spot on.

Thank Jodi P
Reviewed 9 July 2018

Okay, so I really did not know what Jerk Chicken was when our friends picked out this restaurant but I'm usually up for anything so we gave it a try! The chicken wings were fall off the bone tender with the best flavor EVER! So...More

Thank snickes
Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

I usually don’t write reviews. Our large party had the worst experience ever here. 4 and a half hours from the time we arrived to the time we left. The wait was an hour and a half. The food took two and a half hours...More

Thank BEM83
Reviewed 6 July 2018 via mobile

I am not one to post negative reviews, but we had the worst experience here tonight. We had a large group in town for a wedding and after hearing recommendations we decided to give Sugar Shack a try. Our party arrived at 6:30 and we...More

Thank thevintagecrown
Reviewed 5 July 2018

This fun and festive restaurant is a gem and must-go to those visiting OIB and of course those of us who live here... a regular junky of jerk, fall-off-the-bone smoked and chicken wings - yum! Did I say the wings are terrific?! They are known...More

Thank hogues2017
Reviewed 27 June 2018

We strive to eat at restaurants that are not chains, and the Sugar Shack was such a tasty experience. The ribs and steaks were outstanding, as were the appetizers, sides, and service. It was our third time visiting, and we brought some friends from England...More

Thank Leslie L
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11 November 2015|
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Response from Linda G | Reviewed this property |
They close second seek in November and open up again in the Spring.
11 November 2015|
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Response from Kelly W | Reviewed this property |
No, Sugar Shack is not open in November, I just called them to confirm. They are currently closed for the season and will re-open in March 2016. They do not take online reservations. You have to call and leave a message... More
20 June 2015|
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Response from Mary Ellen G | Reviewed this property |
I'm not sure about gluten free either. I do low gluten and didn't have any problems, but I can't help you with totally free. Sorry.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Large groups, Families with children, Kids, Special occasions
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1609 Hale Beach Rd SW, Ocean Isle Beach, NC 28469-4751
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Ocean Isle Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 910-579-3844
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