Manteo, NC, Shopping

Including Roanoke Island Shops

You could easily spend your whole day enjoying all that Roanoke Island shopping has to offer. Manteo, NC, shopping opportunities have greatly expanded in recent years, especially in the historic waterfront area. Today you’ll find a diverse selection of stores that range from antique shops, art galleries, fine apparel boutiques, fun gift and souvenir shops, a classic bookstore, several day spas/salons to a wonderful general store with a great wine selection, among many others. The way to navigate the waterfront area’s active shopping scene is by foot. Park the car and stroll around from shop to shop, ducking in anywhere that catches your eye. The other area to do some Roanoke Island shopping is on the main highway, U.S. Highway 64, where you’ll find several other great locally run shops. On the highway you’ll want to drive or bike between stores. Most of the necessities you’ll need – groceries, sundries, prescriptions, dry cleaning, gasoline and the like – can be found on the main highway. While Roanoke Island shopping is more limited in Wanchese than that in Manteo, NC, shopping, this guide helps you uncover a couple of places with true local flavor.

Tips for Manteo, NC, Shopping

When you’re ready to indulge in some Roanoke Island shopping pleasure, there are several small parking lots in the historic Manteo waterfront area plus a lot of on-street parking spaces. Oftentimes, especially in the summer, all the spaces near the waterfront will be full. If you can’t find a parking space, don’t worry. Just head over the little bridge to Roanoke Island Festival Park, where there is more than enough free parking. And don’t forget to look up – many spots for Manteo, NC, shopping are located high above ground level to protect them from flooding.

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Roanoke Island Shops by Location or Category

Big Buck's Homemade Ice Cream

Manteo Shopping
Multiple locations

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....read more

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

Bloom Boutique

Manteo Shopping
110 Sir Walter Raleigh Street, Manteo
(252) 305-8638

Downtown Manteo has several nice women's boutiques, including this fine new one that you'll find just across the street from the Roanoke Island Maritime...read more

Downtown Manteo has several nice women's boutiques, including this fine new one that you'll find...read more

Kitty Hawk Kites

Manteo Shopping
Multiple locations
(877) 359-8447

Kitty Hawk Kites has been teaching the world to fly since 1974. With 10 retail locations from Corolla to Ocracoke, Kitty Hawk Kites boasts an impressive...read more

Kitty Hawk Kites has been teaching the world to fly since 1974. With 10 retail...read more

Kitty Hawk Surf Co.

Multiple locations

Ready for some action? Kitty Hawk Surf Co. has everything you need to enjoy all the Outer Banks has to offer, from the wind and waves to flat water...read more

Ready for some action? Kitty Hawk Surf Co. has everything you need to enjoy all...read more

Nest

Manteo Shopping
Magnolia Market on Magnolia Lane, Across from Tranquil House Inn, Manteo
(252) 473-5141

Escape the ordinary and surround yourself with luxury at this longtime favorite specialty shop in downtown Manteo. For the chic woman who likes to look...read more

Escape the ordinary and surround yourself with luxury at this longtime favorite specialty shop in...read more

OBX On The Fly

Manteo Shopping
107 Sir Walter Street, Suite 107, Manteo
(252) 473-1300

The Outer Banks' only fly-fishing shop is in downtown Manteo. OBX On The Fly is the fly-fishing hub of the Outer Banks, where you can purchase rods, reels,...read more

The Outer Banks' only fly-fishing shop is in downtown Manteo. OBX On The Fly is...read more

Outland Seafood

7463 U.S. Highway 64/264, Manns Harbor
(252) 473-2860

A locals' favorite for fresh seafood, Outland Seafood is perfectly situated for picking up fresh, local seafood on your way to the Outer Banks from the west...read more

A locals' favorite for fresh seafood, Outland Seafood is perfectly situated for picking up fresh,...read more

Roanoke Island Market

Manteo Shopping
207 Queen Elizabeth Avenue, Manteo
(252) 473-1914

Acai bowls and fresh-pressed juice in Manteo? Yes, it's true! Roanoke Island Market is the place for coffee, juice, smoothies, toasts, salads, paninis, acai...read more

Acai bowls and fresh-pressed juice in Manteo? Yes, it's true! Roanoke Island Market is the...read more

Silver Bonsai Gallery

Manteo Shopping
905 S. U.S. Highway 64, Manteo
(252) 475-1413

Start your visit to Manteo at Silver Bonsai Gallery, right along the main highway. Each visit is an opportunity to enter an inspiring world of fine...read more

Start your visit to Manteo at Silver Bonsai Gallery, right along the main highway. Each...read more

Something or Other Treats & More

Manteo Shopping
107 Budleigh Street, Unit F, The Phoenix Shops, Manteo
(252) 489-0087

This little market has everything you need to stock up for charcuterie night or pack the picnic basket. You'll find meats, cheeses, crackers, pickles,...read more

This little market has everything you need to stock up for charcuterie night or pack...read more

White's Shopping Center

Manteo Shopping
7395 U.S. Highway 64/264, Manns Harbor
(252) 473-2256

White's Shopping Center in Manns Harbor is not your typical gas station. When you're traveling to the Outer Banks on 64/264, they are the last convenience...read more

White's Shopping Center in Manns Harbor is not your typical gas station. When you're traveling...read more

In North Carolina, all liquor and spirits other than beer and wine are sold at package stores by the name of ABC Stores. Beer and wine are sold at grocery...read more