Manteo, NC, Restaurants

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Avenue Grille & Goods

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

Avenue Grille, a longtime favorite restaurant on the Manteo waterfront, is a great place for lunch with a view. 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 of an...read more

Avenue Grille, a longtime favorite restaurant on the Manteo waterfront, is a great place for...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 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

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Big Buck's Homemade Ice Cream

207 Queen Elizabeth Avenue
Waterfront Shops, Downtown Manteo
Manteo
(252) 423-3118
Manteo 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 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. Handmade...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

794-F Sunset Boulevard
Timbuck II
Corolla
(252) 453-3188
Manteo 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 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. Handmade...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

1180 Duck Road
Duck
(252) 715-4467
Manteo 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 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. Handmade...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 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 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. Handmade...read more

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

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Carolina Bar-B-Que Company

908 U.S. Highway 64
Manteo
(252) 305-8844
Manteo Restaurant

If you love authentic pit-cooked eastern North Carolina barbecue, this is your place. On Highway 64 close to the Dare County Government Complex, Carolina Bar-B-Que Company serves house-smoked barbecue sandwiches or plates with slaw, potato salad, house-cut fries and hushpuppies. Owner and chef Mike Weaver also offers smoked chicken, burgers, Nathan's hot dogs, fried shrimp, clam strips, flounder and Brunswick stew. Wash it down with...read more

If you love authentic pit-cooked eastern North Carolina barbecue, this is your place. On Highway...read more

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Darrell’s Restaurant

521 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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Lost Colony Tavern

208 Queen Elizabeth Avenue
Manteo
(252) 423-3033
Manteo Restaurant

For award-winning locally brewed beer and perfectly accompanying British pub-style cuisine, head to Lost Colony Brewery & Tavern in downtown Manteo. This longtime local brewery and restaurant has always been notable for bringing a touch of city style to the downtown Manteo waterfront, and now the menu offers the hearty pub fare and welcoming, friendly atmosphere of a neighborhood pub. The beer, all of it brewed...read more

For award-winning locally brewed beer and perfectly accompanying British pub-style cuisine, head to Lost Colony...read more

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NouVines

105 Budleigh Street
Manteo
(252) 339-1634
Manteo Restaurant

Downtown Manteo finally has a wine bar! It's a cozy, comfortable place with the slightly urban feel of a remodeled historic downtown building, in this case the restored Fearing building on Budleigh Street, just across from the old courthouse. It's a nice place for a date, pre-event drinks and bites, a lingering lunch with a friend or even late-night fun (yes, in Manteo being open...read more

Downtown Manteo finally has a wine bar! It's a cozy, comfortable place with the slightly...read more

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The Landing Grill

4447 Mill Landing Road
Wanchese
(252) 473-3247
Wanchese Restaurant

Serving quick eats and Southern favorites, The Landing Grill is in Wanchese and conveniently located on Mill Landing Road (also known as N.C. Highway 345) on the harbor side. Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner, The Landing menu items include biscuits and breakfast foods, hamburgers, hot dogs, pizza, tasty sandwiches and subs, homemade chicken salad and a variety of other salad plates, wings and more....read more

Serving quick eats and Southern favorites, The Landing Grill is in Wanchese and conveniently located...read more