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Live Oak Cafe

614 N Howe St, Southport, NC 28461-3426
+1 910-454-4360
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good21%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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614 N Howe St, Southport, NC 28461-3426
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The food was outstanding but the service could improved a little ! This placed charged $5 for sweet ice tea a little too high most places in charged from $1.50 to $2.00! The women who waited on us a little slow getting our drinks !...More

Thank oakisland4uinNC
Reviewed 6 days ago

We like this place because the food is close to gourmet as it gets in Southport. It is quake, good selections, and great wine selections as well.

Thank Ringo123456789
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A very sweet gem of a restaurant that you could easily drive right past. A friend made the reservation for six of us. We walked into this house into the parlor and we were very nicely escorted by the hostess to a dining room to...More

Thank PJSchenck
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were in town for 4 nights and tried to give the culinary side our best shot. I will say that this was our favorite of the group. The kind and attentive waitstaff was just wonderful and the appetizers and main that we enjoyed were...More

Thank ERRTH
Reviewed 22 June 2017

Live Oak is an old homey Southport house converted into a nice well run restaurant. It has character with creaks and groans as the wait staff scampers across the old wooden floors.The swinging doors to the kitchen area provide pleasant creaks as the staff comes...More

Thank Woody W
Reviewed 9 June 2017

Went to Live Oak after a wine tasting at a nearby wine shop. While it was early and It busy, the meals were out of this world. My red snapper was expertly cooked and the hollandaise sauce topping the fresh asparagus was enhanced by some...More

1  Thank billcA1940BP
Reviewed 19 May 2017 via mobile

First time here....they call their crab dip famous....now we know why. Delicious. The NY strip was one of the best I have had...seasoned well...had horseradish sauce with balsamic glaze on side.. shrimp pasta was excellent. Too full for dessert. Will def be back. In top...More

1  Thank Laura A N
Reviewed 30 April 2017

Hidden behind untrimmed scrubs and little signage to indicate the entrance. Staff was unwelcoming with little interaction and limited personality. The dining area is broken up into small dining sections which we liked. I dined on the scallop dinner which was average at best. My...More

Thank Michael C
Reviewed 25 February 2017

Excellent place for dinner. Creative chef. Good service. I have had some of the best dinners at this place.

Thank Mo B
Reviewed 23 February 2017

Live Oak always delivers a good dinner every time we have visited. The crab dip is the best! The outdoor seating area is nice as well.

Thank Steve W
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Bruce D
8 September 2015|
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Response from sunflower35 | Reviewed this property |
They probably do. My husband has a mushroom allergy and they totally worked around his dietary needs. It's a great place!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$ 13 - US$ 20
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Private Dining
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
Tuesday
17:00 - 20:30
Wednesday
17:00 - 20:30
Thursday
17:00 - 20:30
Friday
17:00 - 20:30
Saturday
17:00 - 20:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 614 N Howe St, Southport, NC 28461-3426
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Southport
  • Phone Number: +1 910-454-4360
Description
For current menu and wine list information, please visit our website
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