As a longtime Oak Island seafood restaurant shutters, location welcomes new eatery
A longtime Oak Island seafood restaurant closed its doors in early April.
Turtle Island Restaurant, at 6220 E Oak Island Drive, shuttered on April 8. However, a new restaurant plans to take its place.
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Ann Helms, one of the property owners and partners who bought the building in 1989, said the new eatery will be called Back 2 Shuckers and serving food similar to the restaurant it's replacing.
Shuckers is due to open on May 12th.
“We will be doing seafood with a steam night serving oysters, shrimp and crab legs and a good variety of other choices with specials and home made desserts,” Helms said.
Helms said the location has always been a good local place. She added many of the current staff members will remain in the transition to Back 2 Shuckers.
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