Outer Banks Shopping

Gourmet and Specialty Food

Outer Banks gourmet and specialty foods are in ready supply throughout the beach. You can find deli meats and cheeses in butcher shops and grocery stores that’ll be great for making sandwiches to enjoy while sitting on the beach. Stop by bakeries, coffee shops and candy stores to select scrumptious homemade desserts and sweets. Seafood markets offer the finest catch of the day fish that go from the Atlantic and into your stomach in a matter of hours. Visit farmers markets and produce stands where locals bring their freshly grown fruits, vegetables and herbs. Find fine wines and microbrews in wine and beer markets and breweries that will jazz up any get-together or make classy gifts for your friends back at home. And don’t forget to grab some specialty made snacks that will be the trick to solving any cravings that hit during the ride home. You won’t want to miss Outer Banks gourmet and specialty foods during your vacation, so check out the listing below and pick out the places to sample.


Outer Banks Shopping by Area

Corolla | Duck & Southern Shores | Kitty Hawk, Kill Devil Hills & Nags Head
Roanoke Island & Manteo | Hatteras Island | Ocracoke Island

Outer Banks Shopping by Category

Absolutely Outer Banks

Outer Banks Gourmet & Specialty Foods
3708 N Croatan Highway, The Bypass, MP 4.5, Kitty Hawk
(252) 255-1606

Art and function come together at Absolutely Outer Banks, located at milepost 4.5 on the Bypass in Kitty Hawk. With a beautiful and spacious interior, Absolutely Outer Banks highlights the work of local artists with a full collection of handcrafted items that are truly extraordinary, including everything from textiles to soaps, paintings, woodwork, furniture (both new and upcycled), jewelry and more. They also sell some...read more

Art and function come together at Absolutely Outer Banks, located at milepost 4.5 on the...read more

Chip’s Wine, Beer & Cigars

Outer Banks Gourmet & Specialty Foods
2200 N. Croatan Highway, The Bypass, Milepost 6 Plaza, Kill Devil Hills
(252) 449-8229

Chip’s Wine, Beer & Cigars has one of the largest wine and beer selections on the Outer Banks. Their locally owned store features discount prices, a hand-picked selection and expert, friendly service. Chip's is most known for its fun and friendly environment. The knowledgeable staff loves to help their customers, and with more than 2,000 wines from every growing region, you'll appreciate the helpful information....read more

Chip’s Wine, Beer & Cigars has one of the largest wine and beer selections on...read more

House of Hemp OBX

Outer Banks Gourmet & Specialty Foods
3105 N. Croatan Highway, Unit 20, The Bypass, MP 5.5, Seagate North Shopping Center, Kill Devil Hills
(252) 255-6420

For those seeking a natural approach to health, House of Hemp OBX – with its knowledgeable and compassionate staff – brings cannabidiol (CBD) based products to the Outer Banks. Locally owned and operated, their mission is to provide the community with a responsible and reliable source for alternative, homeopathic solutions. They sell both full-spectrum and THC-free sublingual oils and capsules as well as salves, creams, edibles, personal-care products, massage oils,...read more

For those seeking a natural approach to health, House of Hemp OBX – with its knowledgeable...read more

Island Spice & Wine

Outer Banks Gourmet & Specialty Foods
40246 N.C. Highway 12, Avon
(252) 995-7750

Your taste buds will love you for visiting this store. The wine selection is vast and pleasantly surprising, with numerous worthy selections from North Carolina and around the world. You’ll also find fine tea and coffee, specialty sauces, hard-to-find spices, imported olive oils and vinegars, cheeses, sweets, chocolates, gourmet snacks and many other things that will inspire a night of cooking. The store sells sushi-making...read more

Your taste buds will love you for visiting this store. The wine selection is vast...read more

Outer Banks Olive Oil Co.

The Waterfront Shops
Outer Banks Gourmet & Specialty Foods
2200 N. Croatan Highway, The Bypass, MP 6, Kill Devil Hills
(252) 715-3531
1240 Duck Road, The Waterfront Shops, Duck
(252) 715-3782
7100 S. Croatan Highway, #92, Outlets at Nags Head, Nags Head
(252) 441-4110

Outer Banks Olive Oil Co. carries more than 60 olive oils, infused and fused oils and balsamic vinegars for tasting and purchase every day. The oils and vinegars are decanted into beautiful bottles that can be refilled at the store. The staff is knowledgeable about the products and can recommend surprising and delicious flavor combinations. They also offer gourmet foods and local products as...read more

Outer Banks Olive Oil Co. carries more than 60 olive oils, infused and fused oils...read more

Seaside Farm Market

Outer Banks Gourmet & Specialty Foods
787 Sunset Boulevard, Corolla
(252) 453-8285

While visiting Corolla, stop by Seaside Farm Market located at the corner of the TimBuck II shopping center. The market has a complete selection of local and regional in-season produce including sweet corn, vine-ripened tomatoes and peaches picked fresh from the tree. They also carry fresh, local seafood including mahi mahi, scallops, crabs and tuna. Check out the homemade jams, BBQ and seafood sauces, farm...read more

While visiting Corolla, stop by Seaside Farm Market located at the corner of the TimBuck...read more

TRiO Restaurant & Market

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

TRiO Restaurant & Market is a vibrant dining and retail destination with an inviting, upscale-casual vibe that sets it apart from other places on the Outer Banks. With both an eclectic restaurant and gourmet market, TRiO offers the best from the worlds of food, wine, beer and cheese for your enjoyment, either on the premises or in the comfort of your home. In...read more

TRiO Restaurant & Market is a vibrant dining and retail destination with an...read more

Village Craftsmen

Outer Banks Gourmet & Specialty Foods
170 Howard Street, Ocracoke
(252) 928-5541

Walking to Village Craftsmen is almost as much fun as visiting the store. It's at the end of live-oak covered, historic Howard Street, about a block from the harbor. This gallery, run by island natives since 1970, features exquisite traditional and contemporary American-made crafts. You'll find pottery, blown glass, stained glass, wooden kitchen items, musical instruments, jewelry in a variety of price ranges, hand-carved birds,...read more

Walking to Village Craftsmen is almost as much fun as visiting the store. It's at...read more

Wee Winks Market

Outer Banks Gourmet & Specialty Foods
1213 Duck Road, Duck
(252) 261-2937

Opened in 1976, Wee Winks was the first store ever to set up shop in Duck. Throughout remodeling their building and expanding their selection, Winks remains a staple in Duck for residents and visitors thanks to its reputation for keeping it fresh. Breakfast sandwiches on fresh-baked biscuits and bagels as well as cinnamon buns baked every morning round out the 8-foot pastry case full of muffins,...read more

Opened in 1976, Wee Winks was the first store ever to set up shop in...read more