Manteo, NC, Restaurants: Waterfront

Roanoke Island is surrounded by water, so why not take advantage of those beautiful views with a meal by the water. Gazing out over Roanoke Sound or Shallowbag Bay, you’ll enjoy watching the birds, boats and other waterborne activity while dining for lunch or dinner in a Manteo, NC, restaurant on the waterfront. 

Avenue Waterfront Grille

Manteo, NC, Waterfront restaurants
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

Poor Richard's Sandwich Shop

Manteo, NC, Waterfront restaurants
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

The Landing Grill

Wanchese, NC, Waterfront restaurants
4447 Mill Landing Road, Wanchese
(252) 473-3247

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