Roanoke Island is a popular spot for vacationers of the Outer Banks to visit. From romantic dinners to casual sandwich shops, there are many different restaurants for you to choose from. Your stay in the Outer Banks is a chance to try some of the best delicious and fresh local seafood! You’ll find Roanoke Island has many great restaurants within a short distance of your Outer Banks vacation rental.
1587 is an up-scale, elegant restaurant, located in Manteo, North Carolina. They present a calm atmosphere, with an intimate experience. Find a diverse wine list, fresh seafood, prime meats, and delicious desserts.
A Full Moon Cafe & Grill
This is a locals favorite spot in the summer season! This restaurant is very relaxed, with tasty food. A Full Moon cafe & Grill is also known for the friendly staff. Find them on Queen Elizabeth Street in Manteo.
Every seat in the dining room has a gorgeous view of the surrounding waters (Shallowbag Bay & Roanoke Island.) This casual-fine dining prepares everything in-house, and the dishes are extremely savory. Located in the Manteo Waterfront Shops.
Big Al's Soda Fountain & Grill
Since 1997 Big Al's has been a visitors favorite spot for a fun dining experience focused on American-fare in a 50's environment. They offer a diverse menu that everyone is sure to like. Big Al's is located on the US Highway 64 I Manteo.
The Cafe Lachine is located in Wanchese, and is known for their unique view of open marshlands. Along with their casual, family oriented atmosphere. Their menu full of local seafood, and a home-style southern cuisine.
Carolina Cupcakery/ OBX Dessert Cafe
This bakery is new to Manteo; however, it has became a local's love. Their focus is on a variety of cupcakes, anyway you want them, any flavor. Along with coffee, and breakfast items. Find the Carolina Cupcakery on Budleigh Street in Manteo.
Located on Roanoke Island, is The Coffeehouse. Where you can order coffee, expresso drinks, tea, chai, hot chocolate, delicious milk shakes, and smoothies. As well as a menu filled with bakery items.
If you are looking for a family friendly restaurant in Manteo, North Carolina head over to Darrell’s. Very popular for their fresh seafood which is served traditionally. The Darrell family has been operating this business for over 50 years now.
The Fisherman's Wharf is the spot for fresh seafood on the Outer Banks. Located in Wanchese, directly above a fish house where boats unload catches to bring up. Seats in this restaurant have a fantastic view of the Wanchese Harbor.
Front Porch Cafe
The Front Porch Cafe is a popular coffee shop on the Outer Banks of North Carolina. Located up and down the beach providing a n excellent choice of coffee, and other coffee drinks. Find this prime location on the main road in Manteo next to the Ford dealership.
Thanks to the La Cabana's welcoming environment, it is a guest's favorite. They provide an unique experience on the OBX while serving latin food from Central America. Find La Cabana in Manteo, North Carolina.
O'Neal's Sea Harvest
Recently opened up as a lunch restaurant in Manteo, North Carolina. The Sea Harvest is known for fresh seafood straight from the sea! This is an open- air fish market where they cater to customers. For example, choice a whole fish, and they will clean it for you! As well as icing down that bushel of crabs for you to bring home at no charge!
Ortega'z Southwestern Grill
Ortega is extremely popular with locals, as well as Outer Banks guest. For they specialize in a variety of Southwestern food. Very colorful, and casual throughout the day; however, for dinner they spice it up a bit inside.
Poor Richard's Sandwich Shop
This is a sandwich shop by day, and bar at night; located in on Queen Elizabeth Street in Manteo. They provide a traditional deli menu with hot or cold sandwiches, burgers, hot dogs, soups, salads, and ice cream. You can also enjoy a quick breakfast at Poor Richards.
Brine and Bottle
Brine and Bottle is located on the Manteo Causeway in the Caribbean Professional Center. They provide a cozy dining room, and a gorgeous outdoor deck with a view overlooking the Roanoke Sound.
Garden Deli & Pizzeria
This deli tends to get very busy during the summer months on Roanoke Island. However, the service is fast, and meals are quick. They provide a tasty NY style pizza, and delivers to Roanoke Island during the evening.
Great Gut Deli
The Great Gut Deli is located on Thicket Lump Drive in Wanchese, North Carolina. The deli menu offers fine meats, and cheeses for many different sandwiches. Enjoy daily specials, and more.
Harbor Point Bar and Grill
The Harbor Point Bar and Grill has three levels of dining rooms, a great waterfront location, full bar, and a screened dining porch. They serve year round, lunch and dinner with a variety of choices on the menu. Great for families.
This is an owner operated deli brining the best sandwiches to the Outer Banks of North Carolina. Find the Hungry Pelican in Manteo where you can enjoy a delicious menu with highlighted meat and cheeses, homemade soups, desserts, and much more.
La Dolce Vita
This is a new Outer Banks restaurant providing a breakfast buffet, and Italian fare for lunch and dinner. Located at the Elizabeth's Inn in Manteo, North Carolina.
Mimi's Tiki Hut
In the summer months, direct yourself to Mimi's Tiki Hut for a fun time on their outdoor deck, overlooking the Pirate's Cove Marina in Manteo. Enjoy live music at their popular full moon parties from June through August.
Olde Towne Creamery
The Olde Towne Creamery is a family spot for anyone with a sweet tooth! Their menu consist of bakery items, smoothies, ice cream, milk shakes, etc. Also enjoy meals like barbeque, real hoagies, and a NY style hot dog. Great for lunch or a quick supper.
Pirates Cove Dockside Marina
This marina is very popular with its view of the Pirate's Cover harbor activities, and charter boats. Their menu varies from seafood to steaks to pasta, and much more.
Located across from the Ace Hardware store in Nags Head, North Carolina.
Stone Oven Pizza
Featuring great pizza, calzones, sub sandwiches, and appetizers like chicken wings, mozzarella sticks, and salads. Located on the Manteo Causeway.
Located right next to the Sugar Creek Seafood Restaurant, you will find the place to pick up seafood on the Outer Banks. Grab a variety of steamed or fried seafood.
TL'S Country Kitchen
TL's serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner to those interested in home-style food. Breakfast is even an all day thing at this kitchen! Enjoy home-style fare, steaks, and seafood. As well as daily specials, and a salad bar.
With Roanoke Island being a popular spot for vacationers of the Outer Banks to visit, there are many different restaurants for you to choice from. Most are focused on delicious, fresh, and local seafood!