Outer Banks Restaurants

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1587 Restaurant

405 Queen Elizabeth Street, The Tranquil House Inn
Manteo
(252) 473-1587
Outer Banks Restaurant

1587 is by far the most elegant restaurant on Roanoke Island. It exudes cosmopolitan class with soft lighting, a copper-topped bar, polished wood, subtle lighting and a view of the harbor. Dining here is an intimate experience with servers that make you feel as if you’re their only customer. Food presentation is a priority, and all dishes are works of art. Taste is important, too,... read more

1587 is by far the most elegant restaurant on Roanoke Island. It exudes cosmopolitan class... read more

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Atlantic Coast Café

25150 N.C. Highway 12
Across from the KOA Campground
Waves
(252) 987-1200
Outer Banks Restaurant

Expect great food and awesome service at the Atlantic Coast Cafe in Waves — featuring a comfortable, casual beach atmosphere, friendly staff and free WiFi. It’s open for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Stop in for great breakfasts and fresh coffee, lunches that showcase stuffed grilled wraps, tasty burgers, unique Reubens (crab cake, shrimp, classic), their famous marinated or Cajun grilled tuna, possibly the best chicken... read more

Expect great food and awesome service at the Atlantic Coast Cafe in Waves — featuring... read more

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Avenue Waterfront Grille

207 Queen Elizabeth Avenue, The Waterfront Shops
Manteo
(252) 473-4800
Outer Banks Restaurant

If you want to see the water while you dine, Avenue Waterfront Grille is a good place to do it. Shallowbag Bay and Roanoke Sound are visible from every seat in the house, and their patio seating overlooks the Manteo docks. Whether you boat up to the Manteo docks or walk up from the waterfront, Avenue is all about maintaining the relaxed and fun attitude... read more

If you want to see the water while you dine, Avenue Waterfront Grille is a... read more

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Basnight’s Lone Cedar

7623 S. Virginia Dare Trail
Nags Head/Manteo Causeway
Nags Head
(252) 441-5405
Outer Banks Restaurant

This Outer Banks restaurant landmark is where you’ll find many a local eating every night, so you know the food must be really good. This restaurant is, in fact, at the top of the list of many locals’ favorite spots. The service is genuinely friendly, and the portions are more than generous. You’ll enjoy the vast views of the sound and dining on their outdoor... read more

This Outer Banks restaurant landmark is where you’ll find many a local eating every night,... read more

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Beachside Bistro

1731 N. Virginia Dare Trail
The Beach Road, MP 7
Kill Devil Hills
(252) 441-7126
Outer Banks Restaurant

Serving American coastal cuisine, guests of Beachside Bistro can relax inside or hang out on the beachside deck and enjoy a cold drink, listen to live entertainment seven days a week Memorial Day through Labor Day and revel in the oceanfront setting. As members of Outer Banks Catch, their fresh seafood offerings include mahi mahi, tuna and other delightful dishes. The casual and relaxed Beachside... read more

Serving American coastal cuisine, guests of Beachside Bistro can relax inside or hang out on... read more

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Big Buck's Homemade Ice Cream

794F Sunset Boulevard
Timbuck II
Corolla
(252) 453-3188
Outer Banks Restaurant

For a tasty treat, head to Big Buck’s Homemade Ice Cream. Choose from more than 50 flavors of made-from-scratch ice cream plus sherbet, sorbet and soft serve. You can get any flavor made into a shake, split, sundae or float, even a brownie sundae — yum! Big Buck’s has an espresso bar and all the espresso-based coffee drinks you need to pick up your day.... read more

For a tasty treat, head to Big Buck’s Homemade Ice Cream. Choose from more than... read more

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Big Buck's Homemade Ice Cream

106-A Sir Walter Raleigh Street
Manteo
(252) 423-3400
Outer Banks Restaurant

For a tasty treat, head to Big Buck’s Homemade Ice Cream. Choose from more than 50 flavors of made-from-scratch ice cream plus sherbet, sorbet and soft serve. You can get any flavor made into a shake, split, sundae or float, even a brownie sundae — yum! Big Buck’s has an espresso bar and all the espresso-based coffee drinks you need to pick up your day.... read more

For a tasty treat, head to Big Buck’s Homemade Ice Cream. Choose from more than... read more

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Blue Point

1240 Duck Road
The Waterfront Shops
Duck
(252) 261-8090
Outer Banks Restaurant

Blue Point established Duck as an Outer Banks dining destination when it opened in 1989 and has since put the tiny town on the foodie map. The restaurant is lively and offers fantastic views of the Currituck Sound. The menus are creative, upscale, Southern and coastal, changing seasonally to reflect the fresh local and regional ingredients that are available. The dinner menu offers salads, soups,... read more

Blue Point established Duck as an Outer Banks dining destination when it opened in 1989... read more

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Bonzer Shack

1200 S. Virginia Dare Trail
The Beach Road, MP 9
Kill Devil Hills
(252) 480-1010
Outer Banks Restaurant

Get ready to kick back and relax at Bonzer Shack. With their creative take on Southern comfort food, there’s always something on the menu that’s sure to tempt you whether it’s sandwiches, fresh seafood specials and juicy burgers or the mouthwatering smoked Gouda grit cakes. Local favorites also include delicious apps like the Hippie Dip and wings roasted in-house daily plus their excellent specialty cocktails.... read more

Get ready to kick back and relax at Bonzer Shack. With their creative take on... read more

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Corolla Cantina

1159 Austin Street
Corolla
(252) 597-1730
Outer Banks Restaurant

Corolla Cantina is the place for fresh, Baja-inspired Mexican food. It opens at 11 a.m. for lunch and dinner. The decor of the cozy cafe reflects its menu: bold, refreshing and laid back. Owner Nadya Williams makes you feel as if you’re stepping into her own kitchen, greeting you with a genuine smile and hearty laugh. Start your meal with the spiked queso to share,... read more

Corolla Cantina is the place for fresh, Baja-inspired Mexican food. It opens at 11 a.m.... read more

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Cosmo’s Pizzeria

5591 N. Croatan Highway
The Marketplace
Southern Shores
(252) 261-8388
Outer Banks Restaurant

Cosmo’s offers Italian-style food that’s worth seeking out. We think the crust is dandy — perfectly crisp on the outside and soft on the inside and with just a hint of sweetness. Choose from any of their fabulous pizza concoctions or create your own. Cosmo’s also offers salads, pasta dishes, subs, beer and wine. You can eat in or take it out.... read more

Cosmo’s offers Italian-style food that’s worth seeking out. We think the crust is dandy —... read more

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Dajio

305 Irvin Garrish Highway
Ocracoke
(252) 928-7119
Outer Banks Restaurant

Dajio is nestled down in Ocracoke's waterfront village. Husband and wife team Doug and Judy Eifert prepare succulent plates of locally caught fish, shrimp and oysters. They bring to the table a fusion of delicious, innovative and satisfying dishes from the surrounding sea, farms, breweries and vineyards. Chef Doug fires up the wood-burning brick oven to make homemade breads, artisan flatbread pizzas with seasonal, unique... read more

Dajio is nestled down in Ocracoke's waterfront village. Husband and wife team Doug and Judy... read more

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Darrell’s Restaurant

523 S. U.S. Highway 64
Manteo
(252) 473-5366
Outer Banks Restaurant

Darrell’s is a family-style seafood restaurant that’s a locals' favorite and has been operated by the Daniels family for more than five decades. It dates back to 1960, when Darrell Daniels started the Polar Bear Drive-In. When the second generation came on board in 1972, the family changed the focus to a seafood restaurant and renamed it Darrell's Seafood Restaurant. Now the third generation is... read more

Darrell’s is a family-style seafood restaurant that’s a locals' favorite and has been operated by... read more

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Dockside 'N Duck Seafood Market

1213 Duck Road
Wee Winks Square
Duck
(252) 261-8687
Outer Banks Restaurant

When you feel like cooking at home, Dockside has all the fresh seafood you’ll need for an Outer Banks feast. Live and steamed crabs, crabmeat, steamed shrimp, fresh shrimp, clams, scallops, oysters, mussels, fish and lobsters – they’re all here, along with the condiments you’ll need. They also sell seafood-inspired prepared foods for take-out, such as homemade soups (try the she crab and clam chowder)... read more

When you feel like cooking at home, Dockside has all the fresh seafood you’ll need... read more

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Fat Crabs Rib Company

1159 Austin Street
Corolla Light Town Center
Corolla
(252) 453-9931
Outer Banks Restaurant

This is a great local dine-in or take-out restaurant with a very casual family atmosphere. The menu features seafood including soft-shell and hard-shell crabs (hard shells are served either live or cooked), Alaskan or king crab legs by the pound (when available), scallops, shrimp, clams, mussels, oysters and fresh fish, plus slow-cooked barbecue including North Carolina pulled pork, beef brisket, smoked ribs and chicken. Don’t... read more

This is a great local dine-in or take-out restaurant with a very casual family atmosphere.... read more

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Fig Tree Bakery And Deli And Sweet Tooth

1015 Irvin Garrish Highway
Ocracoke
(252) 928-3481
Outer Banks Restaurant

The Fig Tree Bakery and Deli serves breakfast and lunch menu items that offer choices for every craving. Breakfast combinations available on biscuits, bagels and English muffins are the way to start your day. Deli sandwiches and wraps are made to order with fresh ingredients and satisfying flavor combinations for lunch on the go or under umbrellas in their outdoor seating. Don’t forget the Sweet... read more

The Fig Tree Bakery and Deli serves breakfast and lunch menu items that offer choices... read more

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Gaffer’s

1050 Irvin Garrish Highway
Ocracoke
(252) 928-3456
Outer Banks Restaurant

Gaffer’s is a cozy, family-friendly setting with a pub atmosphere. Gaffer’s menu includes local fresh seafood, 1/2-lb burgers, shrimp nachos, a fantastic wings menu (50 cents from 3 to 5 p.m. daily), steaks and pasta dishes. They serve breakfast, lunch, dinner and a late-night menu year-round. Gaffer's offers a full bar menu and a great variety of brews. They have live music every night in... read more

Gaffer’s is a cozy, family-friendly setting with a pub atmosphere. Gaffer’s menu includes local fresh... read more

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Giant Slice Pizza

785 Sunset Boulevard
TimBuck II Shopping Village
Corolla
(252) 453-3199
Outer Banks Restaurant

Giant Slice Pizza has been a Corolla favorite since 1994. Located in TimBuck II, Giant Slice bakes hand-tossed, New York–style pizza in their stone ovens with your choice of more than 18 toppings. Other popular choices are their appetizers, stromboli, calzones, subs, baked wings and Italian desserts. They offer dine-in, carry out or delivery service that is free from Pine Island through Ocean Hill. They... read more

Giant Slice Pizza has been a Corolla favorite since 1994. Located in TimBuck II, Giant... read more

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Good Winds Restaurant

24502 N.C. Highway 12
Waves Village Watersports Resort
Rodanthe
(252) 987-1100
Outer Banks Restaurant

Whether you’ve worked up an appetite kiteboarding on site or you just want a meal with a water view, Good Winds is a good choice on northern Hatteras Island. With its second-floor perch over the Pamlico Sound and a deck for outdoor dining, it’s the place to watch the sunset. The menu features local seafood — tuna, scallops, shrimp, crab cakes and fresh catch of... read more

Whether you’ve worked up an appetite kiteboarding on site or you just want a meal... read more

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Goombays Grille & Raw Bar

1608 N. Virginia Dare Trail
The Beach Road, MP 7
Kill Devil Hills
(252) 441-6001
Outer Banks Restaurant

Goombays is a casual restaurant with an island feel. The food is fresh and creative with a Caribbean spin on Outer Banks seafood favorites. Try the Rasta Pasta, fresh seafood tacos, Tuna Reuben, Jazzy Coconut Chicken, Tuna Oscar, daily specials or a selection from the full steamed or raw seafood bar. Goombays is family friendly with a colorful dining room and a special menu for... read more

Goombays is a casual restaurant with an island feel. The food is fresh and creative... read more

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Graceful Bakery

110 Back Road
Ocracoke
Outer Banks Restaurant

Make a special trip to the corner of Back Road and Old Beach Road to visit Graceful Bakery. This food-truck–style eatery offers artisan bread, breakfast items, freshly squeezed orange juice, cookies and a variety of other baked goods. The macaroons might be the best you'll ever eat.

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Howard’s Pub and Raw Bar and Restaurant

1175 Irvin Garrish Highway
Ocracoke
(252) 928-4441
Outer Banks Restaurant

Howard's Pub is one of the most well-known restaurants on the coast of North Carolina. It seems that everybody who comes to Ocracoke goes to Howard's at least once during their stay. Fun-loving and casual, Howard's is open every day from mid-March until late fall serving lunch and dinner. Fresh local shrimp, clams, fish, scallops and oysters are highlights, but there are also steaks, ribs,... read more

Howard's Pub is one of the most well-known restaurants on the coast of North Carolina.... read more

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Hungry Pirate Waterfront Café

207 Queen Elizabeth Avenue
The Waterfront Shops
Manteo
(252) 423-3133
Outer Banks Restaurant

At the Hungry Pirate Waterfront Café you’re sure to find something to satisfy all your cravings. Bringing tastes of the Old World to the Outer Banks, their mouthwatering menu presents a top-quality selection of imported meats, cheeses and specialty seasonings, served with freshly baked breads and baguettes. Honoring Italian traditions, they prepare healthful fare focused on freshness and an international flavor that is simple, with... read more

At the Hungry Pirate Waterfront Café you’re sure to find something to satisfy all your... read more

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Ike's Bites 'n More

814 Ocean Trail
Corolla
(252) 597-3305
Outer Banks Restaurant

Brought to Corolla by the same people who run the popular Uncle Ike's Sandbar & Grill, Ike's Bites 'n More offers quick, delicious meals via counter service. It's in the old Burger King building next to OB Gas & Convenience, but you'd never know it was formerly a fast-food chain. Renovations, local artwork, 12 TVs, shuffleboard and arcade games make this is a hip and... read more

Brought to Corolla by the same people who run the popular Uncle Ike's Sandbar &... read more

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Jason’s Restaurant

1110 Irvin Garrish Highway
Ocracoke
(252) 928-3434
Outer Banks Restaurant
Jason's Restaurant has a lot of loyal local customers because it serves tasty, traditional and reasonably priced food in a casual atmosphere. Pizza, pasta, subs, sandwiches, salads, steaks, chicken and, of course, fresh seafood are served for lunch and dinner. See their beer and wine menu for drink choices. Seating is available indoors and on the outside screened porch. Don't miss the mouth-watering homemade desserts... read more
Jason's Restaurant has a lot of loyal local customers because it serves tasty, traditional and... read more
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Jimmy's Seafood Buffet

4117 N. Croatan Highway
The Bypass, MP 4
Kitty Hawk
(252) 261-4973
Outer Banks Restaurant

Jimmy’s is a popular vacationer's destination offering a variety of Outer Banks seafood and more than 100 tempting dishes from both land and sea, including homemade soups and made-from-scratch desserts. When it comes to seafood, the owner says "size does matter," so dig in to the largest crab legs and shrimp around town. Check out their website for daily lobster specials and be sure to... read more

Jimmy’s is a popular vacationer's destination offering a variety of Outer Banks seafood and more... read more

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Jolly Roger Pub and Marina

410 Irvin Garrish Highway
Ocracoke
(252) 928-3703
Outer Banks Restaurant

The Jolly Roger Pub and Marina is an open-air, waterfront restaurant perched directly on Silver Lake harbor. Casual lunches and dinners are served daily offering a variety of fresh local seafood, humongous burgers, Mexican dishes and tasty appetizers. It's a favorite spot to sit with a cold drink and listen to live music while watching the sunset over Ocracoke's harbor. They're open seasonally, mid-April to mid-October.... read more

The Jolly Roger Pub and Marina is an open-air, waterfront restaurant perched directly on Silver... read more

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La Dolce Vita

798C Sunset Boulevard
TimBuck II Shopping Village
Corolla
(252) 453-0069
Outer Banks Restaurant

With recipes handed down from within the family, La Dolce Vita is a celebration of family, friends and coastal Italian cuisine. Favorite items from their menu are the mussels, crab and shrimp penne vodka, hand-tossed, thin-crust pizzas and mini Italian crab cakes, and they offer nightly seasonal specials as well. They have plenty of shaded tables on their two sound-view decks, so get there in... read more

With recipes handed down from within the family, La Dolce Vita is a celebration of... read more

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La Fogata Mexican Restaurant

41934 N.C. Highway 12
Hatteras Island Plaza
Avon
(252) 986-1118
Outer Banks Restaurant

With locations in Kitty Hawk, Nags Head and Avon, La Fogata is an Outer Banks standby for good, filling, traditional Mexican fare. Locals love it for offering tasty food at a good value. Within minutes of sitting down, you’ll have warm chips and yummy salsa to munch on while you look over the extensive menu. They serve beer and wine and have a full bar... read more

With locations in Kitty Hawk, Nags Head and Avon, La Fogata is an Outer Banks... read more

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Lifesaving Station Restaurant

1461 Duck Road
Sanderling Resort
Duck
(855) 421-4166
Outer Banks Restaurant

Lifesaving Station is Sanderling Resort’s family-oriented, casual restaurant, serving breakfast, lunch and dinner. Under the culinary direction of Executive Chef Brian Riddle, Sanderling Resort is making a serious effort to establish itself as a dining destination. Riddle has reinvented Sanderling's two restaurants, Lifesaving Station and Kimball’s Kitchen, into places to enjoy the best of locally grown and harvested produce and seafood with a farm-to-table approach.... read more

Lifesaving Station is Sanderling Resort’s family-oriented, casual restaurant, serving breakfast, lunch and dinner. Under the... read more

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Lost Colony Brewery & Cafe

208 Queen Elizabeth Avenue
Manteo
(252) 473-6666
Outer Banks Restaurant

If you have been a fan of Full Moon Cafe for years (and who hasn't been?), fear not! The same friendly folks who have served you great food and drink under that moniker are still at the helm. But with the growing popularity of their attached brewery that was known as Lost Colony Brewery, they decided it was time to choose one name for the... read more

If you have been a fan of Full Moon Cafe for years (and who hasn't... read more

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Lucky 12 Tavern

3308 S. Virginia Dare Trail
The Beach Road, MP 12
Nags Head
(252) 255-5825
Outer Banks Restaurant

This neighborhood tavern serves quality food at great prices. Lucky 12 has fresh local seafood, hand-patted burgers, great New York-style pizza, authentic Buffalo chicken wings and Boardwalk Fries. Everything is fresh and well-prepared, and the chef creates tasty daily specials. There's a menu for kids. The dining room is open for lunch and dinner. The bar is also a popular late-night hangout, and you can... read more

This neighborhood tavern serves quality food at great prices. Lucky 12 has fresh local seafood,... read more

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Ocracoke Oyster Company

875 Irvin Garrish Highway
Ocracoke
(252) 928-0200
Outer Banks Restaurant

Featuring local seafood with a large variety of oysters on the half shell, the Ocracoke Oyster Company appeals to locals and visitors. With a focus on fresh seafood, gumbo, house wood-smoked BBQ, ribs, brisket and chicken, they also offer vegetarian options as well as a kids menu. They have a large selection of craft beers. The restaurant is open daily at 11 a.m. for lunch and... read more

Featuring local seafood with a large variety of oysters on the half shell, the Ocracoke... read more

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Open Water Grill

39450 N.C. Highway 12
Avon
(252) 505-0159
Outer Banks Restaurant

Celebrating its sixth season, Open Water Grill’s primo waterfront location definitely makes it worth the short hop up (or down) to the north end of Avon. The back deck is practically over the water, and the view of the open sound from the back patio is unbelievable. There is plenty of outdoor waterfront seating, or you can also dine indoors, with a great view, or on... read more

Celebrating its sixth season, Open Water Grill’s primo waterfront location definitely makes it worth the short... read more

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Open Water Grill at Hatteras Landing

58848 Marina Way
Hatteras
(252) 505-0159
Outer Banks Restaurant

This newly opened second location of the popular Open Water Grill in Avon has much in common with its sibling, including fresh, high-quality food in a setting replete with exquisite Pamlico Sound views. As at the Avon location, you can dine outdoors with the water practically under the building or sit inside with a stellar view. There’s even a second floor if you’re looking for... read more

This newly opened second location of the popular Open Water Grill in Avon has much... read more

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Outer Banks Coffee Company

807 Ocean Trail
Monteray Plaza
Corolla
(252) 453-0200
Outer Banks Restaurant

The sunny-orange atmosphere in the coffee shop is enough to wake you up, but you’ll want to try the coffee too — they have quite a variety and it’s roasted fresh in the shop to delight your olfactory senses. All the usual coffee drinks are offered, as are tea and homemade pastries and other sweets, all baked fresh at the Coffee Company. They have newspapers... read more

The sunny-orange atmosphere in the coffee shop is enough to wake you up, but you’ll... read more

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Peppercorns Restaurant and Lounge

1701 S. Virginia Dare Trail
The Beach Road, MP 9.5
Kill Devil Hills
(252) 441-2151
Outer Banks Restaurant

Peppercorns overlooks the ocean from its location inside the Ramada Plaza Nags Head (yes, the name says Nags Head, but they're located in Kill Devil Hills). The menu features fresh seafood, pasta dishes, surf and turf and chef's specials. Peppercorns serves breakfast, lunch and dinner every day. They are open year round, welcome large parties and accept reservations to make your dining more enjoyable without... read more

Peppercorns overlooks the ocean from its location inside the Ramada Plaza Nags Head (yes, the... read more

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Philly Steak Subs

807-F Ocean Trail
Corolla
(252) 453-4239
Outer Banks Restaurant

You don't have to go to Philadelphia to get an authentic Philly cheese steak. You can get one right here in beautiful Corolla at Philly Steak Subs. This casual eatery and bar is owned and operated by a family of Philadelphia transplants, so they know it's not a Philly cheese steak unless it's served on an Amoroso roll. You can keep yours classic or try... read more

You don't have to go to Philadelphia to get an authentic Philly cheese steak. You... read more

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Pizzazz Pizza

603 Currituck Clubhouse
The Shoppes at the Currituck Club
Corolla
(252) 453-8858
Outer Banks Restaurant

Pizzazz is a pizza favorite on the Outer Banks. They’ve been around since 1986 because they make consistently great pizza with generous toppings and the service is friendly. Choose from gourmet menu creations or stick with the traditional. Pizzazz also makes hot subs, salads and wings. You can eat in for lunch or dinner or have your pizza delivered. Call for off-season hours. And, if... read more

Pizzazz is a pizza favorite on the Outer Banks. They’ve been around since 1986 because... read more

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Poor Richard's Sandwich Shop

303 Queen Elizabeth Avenue
Manteo Waterfront
Manteo
(252) 473-3333
Outer Banks Restaurant

Poor Richard's is the local meet-and-greet neighborhood sandwich shop by day and bar by night. It has two doors, one leading from the Manteo boardwalk and another off Queen Elizabeth Avenue. You can eat inside at a booth or table or sit outside on the patio right next to the water. You order at the counter, get your drink and your number then wait for... read more

Poor Richard's is the local meet-and-greet neighborhood sandwich shop by day and bar by night.... read more

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Red Sky Café

1197 Duck Road
Duck Landing
Duck
(252) 261-8646
Outer Banks Restaurant

Red Sky is an inviting café with a creative menu of contemporary coastal cuisine. Chef Wes Stepp turns out some incredible fare, including filet mignon, crispy duck and seafood. The kitchen prepares seafood, pasta and chicken creations plus sandwiches, salads, soups, appetizers and desserts. The daily specials are always worth trying. Top-quality, flavor-rich ingredients round out all the offerings, and the sides are usually as... read more

Red Sky is an inviting café with a creative menu of contemporary coastal cuisine. Chef... read more

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Rusty’s Surf And Turf

47355 N.C. Highway 12
Buxton
(252) 995-4184
Outer Banks Restaurant

Rusty’s Surf and Turf brings the bold flavors and colors of the tropics to Hatteras Island. Owner and chef Rusty Midgett, a native who left the island and honed his restaurant and kitchen experience in some of Philadelphia’s top restaurants, is inspired in the kitchen by the places he has traveled on surf trips – the Caribbean, the Mexican Riviera, the Pacific Rim. Let him... read more

Rusty’s Surf and Turf brings the bold flavors and colors of the tropics to Hatteras... read more

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Salt Water Grill

811 Ocean Trail
Corolla
(252) 453-2101
Outer Banks Restaurant

Salt Water Grill Carolina Coastal Kitchen's menu focuses on items that show a fresh take on classic dishes. Start your experience (and that’s what owner Chuck Read insists you will have here) with grilled, bacon-wrapped local shrimp with house citrus barbecue sauce or the Angus beef brisket that's been house-roasted for 12 hours and served on a roll with house-made blackberry barbecue sauce. The menu... read more

Salt Water Grill Carolina Coastal Kitchen's menu focuses on items that show a fresh take... read more

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Shaddai

112 U.S. Highway 64
Manteo
(252) 423-3013
Outer Banks Restaurant

Shaddai is an authentic Peruvian and international-style restaurant. Its specialty is Peruvian charcoal chicken, a rotisserie-style roasted chicken packed with the bold flavors that Peruvian cuisine is known for. You can enjoy your meal in their spacious, colorful dining room or take a meal home to your family. Though Shaddai does not serve alcohol, it offers a variety of delicious traditional Peruvian beverages such as... read more

Shaddai is an authentic Peruvian and international-style restaurant. Its specialty is Peruvian charcoal chicken, a... read more

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Single Fin

2424 S. Croatan Highway
The Bypass, MP 10.5
Nags Head
(252) 715-1956
Outer Banks Restaurant

With Chef Pok Choeichom at the helm, you know you're in for something special. His flair for fusion and artistic presentation shines in every dish at this bistro bar and grill. Only the finest ingredients are used to create favorites like prime steaks, fresh seafood and select fowl. But the menu doesn't stop with typical bistro fare. There's also sushi, tapas and more nightly specials... read more

With Chef Pok Choeichom at the helm, you know you're in for something special. His... read more

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Sonny’s Restaurant

57947 N.C. Highway 12
Hatteras Village
(252) 986-2922
Outer Banks Restaurant

Serving Hatteras for more than 40 years, Sonny’s features breakfast, lunch and dinner. Breakfast is rib-sticking, with fabulous homemade hash browns, omelettes, pancakes, homemade biscuits and sausage gravy. Lunch offers burgers, soups, seafood, salads and homemade daily specials. Dinner features nightly specials, fresh seafood platters, hand-cut steaks, pasta and mixed grills. Steamer specials include Alaskan snow crab legs, shrimp and clams. Sonny’s offers beer and... read more

Serving Hatteras for more than 40 years, Sonny’s features breakfast, lunch and dinner. Breakfast is... read more

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Sundogs Raw Bar and Grill

807 Ocean Trail
Monteray Plaza
Corolla
(252) 453-4263
Outer Banks Restaurant

For lunch and dinner, this is a great family-friendly restaurant. The grill offers an array of appetizers along with steamed seafood, salads, sandwiches, burgers and full entrees like Fish Tacos and Jambalaya created by Chef Bryan Maher. Be sure to check out their new raw bar that features several varieties of oysters and other delicacies, plus they have daily happy hour specials including 33% off... read more

For lunch and dinner, this is a great family-friendly restaurant. The grill offers an array... read more

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Sunset Grille and Raw Bar

1264 Duck Road
Duck
(252) 261-3901
Outer Banks Restaurant

This restaurant comes by its name honestly. It’s on the Currituck Sound, perfectly oriented to those nightly sunset shows. To better enjoy the sinking sun, you can dine outdoors on the huge, newly renovated waterfront deck if you choose. Sunset Grille has a Caribbean theme: Jimmy Buffett, tiki lights, colorful décor, island drinks and fare … you get the idea. It comes together as casual... read more

This restaurant comes by its name honestly. It’s on the Currituck Sound, perfectly oriented to... read more

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Surfin' Pig BBQ

40618 N.C. Highway 12
Avon
(252) 216-2022
Outer Banks Restaurant

This is a barbecue joint and more. Every day they make their own pulled pork and ribs and sell it by the pound, on sandwiches or on platters. They smoke and cook everything on site fresh each day, and their sides and salads are also homemade every day so they're fresh and oh-so tasty. All the different regional styles of barbecue are here to suit... read more

This is a barbecue joint and more. Every day they make their own pulled pork... read more

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Surfin' Pig BBQ

8848 Marina Way
Hatteras
(252) 216-2022
Outer Banks Restaurant

This is a barbecue joint and more. Every day they make their own pulled pork and ribs and sell it by the pound, on sandwiches or on platters. They smoke and cook everything on site fresh each day, and their sides and salads are also homemade every day so they're fresh and oh-so tasty. All the different regional styles of barbecue are here to suit... read more

This is a barbecue joint and more. Every day they make their own pulled pork... read more

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The Paper Canoe

1564 Duck Road
Duck
(252) 715-2220
Outer Banks Restaurant

The Paper Canoe features fresh, simple food in a polished casual atmosphere with a stunning waterfront view. Entrees and Old World wood-oven pizzas are prepared with local seafood and locally grown vegetables. An ever-changing chalkboard features daily selections like homemade pasta, locally caught seafood and rustic wood-oven specialties. Ten craft beers on tap and an extensive wine list will have you lingering well after dinner.... read more

The Paper Canoe features fresh, simple food in a polished casual atmosphere with a stunning... read more

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Tomato Patch Pizzeria and Bar

803 Albacore Street
Monteray Plaza
Corolla
(252) 453-4500
Outer Banks Restaurant

Operating since 1993 with the same Greek family, Tomato Patch offers gourmet pizzas with a variety of standard and more unusual toppings (like salami, gyro meat or caramelized onion). Tomato Patch also serves calzones, classic pasta dishes, garden salads and unbelievable wraps. Try a seafood platter, a delicious po'boy sandwich, a gyro for a real taste of Greece or Linda’s tasty crab cakes for something... read more

Operating since 1993 with the same Greek family, Tomato Patch offers gourmet pizzas with a... read more

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Trio

3708 N. Croatan Highway
The Bypass, MP 4.5
Kitty Hawk
(252) 261-0277
Outer Banks Restaurant

Trio is an exciting retail and tasting destination with an inviting yet cosmopolitan vibe that sets it apart from other casual venues on the Outer Banks. Made up of both a gourmet retail wine, beer and cheese shop as well as a bistro with a wine bar and tap house, Trio gathers the best from the worlds of wine, beer and cheese for your enjoyment,... read more

Trio is an exciting retail and tasting destination with an inviting yet cosmopolitan vibe that... read more

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Uncle Ike’s Sandbar & Grill

1159 Austin Street
Corolla Light Town Center
Corolla
(252) 597-1606
Outer Banks Restaurant

One of the few restaurants in Corolla remaining open all year long, Uncle Ike's serves a wide range of fresh, homemade foods. Sure to please the whole family, the menu includes tasty selections from handmade burgers, salads and Southern fried chicken to local seafood dishes, including tuna tacos and crab cakes. Outdoor seating is available, but in the busy months, you may want to call... read more

One of the few restaurants in Corolla remaining open all year long, Uncle Ike's serves... read more

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Wave Pizza Cafe

1190 Duck Road
Osprey Landing Shops
Duck
(252) 255-0375
Outer Banks Restaurant

On the Duck boardwalk overlooking Currituck Sound, Wave Pizza Café is a family-run operation offering 30 years of culinary experience. Hand-tossed, made-to-order pizzas baked in a stone oven with only the freshest ingredients are the specialty here, but there are also sandwiches and salads made from quality ingredients. Complement your meal with their large selection of craft beer, available on draft or by the bottle,... read more

On the Duck boardwalk overlooking Currituck Sound, Wave Pizza Café is a family-run operation offering... read more