Manteo, NC, Restaurants: Bars

Including Entertainment in Manteo Restaurants

Among the Manteo, NC, restaurant scene, it’s hard not to be impressed by the variation within the bars here. From pubs to sports bars, breweries to wine bars, open-air tiki huts to copper-topped cocktail bars, whatever sort of bar vibe you seek on Roanoke Island can be found within a 10-minute walk or drive. Catch a game or catch up with friends at the end of the evening at no-frill dives. Pay a visit to a tiny brewery – right in downtown Manteo – and squeeze into the pub for a sampling session. You can enjoy your beverage al fresco at Shallowbag Bay’s harbor, or sail into the marina, tie up your boat and sit down with a refreshing cold one. Several of bars at the Manteo restaurants have full liquor licenses, so it’s not hard to get your beverage of choice or try a new, creative craft cocktail.

Avenue Waterfront Grille

Bars & Entertainment in Manteo, NC
207 Queen Elizabeth Avenue, The Waterfront Shops, Manteo
(252) 473-4800

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

Basnight’s Lone Cedar

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

This Outer Banks landmark restaurant at the top of many locals’ lists of favorite places. The service is genuinely friendly, and the portions are more than generous. You’ll enjoy views of Roanoke Sound on both sides of the restaurant, including nightly sunsets. They feature only local, fresh North Carolina seafood that comes in whole and is cleaned in their state-certified fish-cleaning house, located onsite. They...read more

This Outer Banks landmark restaurant at the top of many locals’ lists of favorite places....read more

Lost Colony Brewery & Cafe

Bars & Entertainment in Manteo, NC
208 Queen Elizabeth Avenue, Manteo
(252) 473-6666

For award-winning locally brewed beer and creative cuisine, head to Lost Colony Brewery & Cafe. This longtime local restaurant has the chops of any urban gastropub but with the friendliness and welcoming atmosphere of small-town Manteo. Notable for bringing a touch of city style to the downtown Manteo waterfront, the restaurant and pub are located at the intersection of Queen Elizabeth Avenue and Sir Walter...read more

For award-winning locally brewed beer and creative cuisine, head to Lost Colony Brewery & Cafe....read more

Poor Richard's Sandwich Shop

Bars & Entertainment in Manteo, NC
303 Queen Elizabeth Avenue, Manteo Waterfront, Manteo
(252) 473-3333

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