Roanoke Island Restaurants

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1587 Restaurant

405 Queen Elizabeth Street, The Tranquil House Inn
Manteo
(252) 473-1587
Manteo 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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Avenue Waterfront Grille

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

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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Big Buck's Homemade Ice Cream

794F Sunset Boulevard
Timbuck II
Corolla
(252) 453-3188
Manteo and Roanoke Island 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

3810 N. Croatan Highway
The Bypass, MP 4.5
Kitty Hawk
(252) 715-0779
Manteo and Roanoke Island 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

207 Queen Elizabeth Avenue
Waterfront Shops, Downtown Manteo
Manteo
(252) 423-3118
Manteo and Roanoke Island 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
Manteo and Roanoke Island 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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Darrell’s Restaurant

523 S. U.S. Highway 64
Manteo
(252) 473-5366
Manteo 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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Hungry Pelican Deli and Ice Cream

205 Budleigh Street
Manteo
(252) 473-9303
Manteo Restaurant

The Hungry Pelican is known and loved for its fresh deli sandwiches and superb baked goods. In their new location on Budleigh Street, beside the Pioneer Theater, the restaurant serves sandwiches, salads and kids' fare along with hand-dipped ice cream and baked goods. With a big range of lunch choices, it's a great place to pick up a picnic before a boat tour from the... read more

The Hungry Pelican is known and loved for its fresh deli sandwiches and superb baked... read more

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Hungry Pirate Waterfront Café

207 Queen Elizabeth Avenue
The Waterfront Shops
Manteo
(252) 423-3133
Manteo 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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Lost Colony Brewery & Cafe

208 Queen Elizabeth Avenue
Manteo
(252) 473-6666
Manteo 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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Poor Richard's Sandwich Shop

303 Queen Elizabeth Avenue
Manteo Waterfront
Manteo
(252) 473-3333
Manteo 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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Shaddai

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