Posted on 10/20/2020

Brunchin' on the Banks

The best way to kickstart a full day on the NC Coast? A big ole brunch that serves up the most! We've got a list of some perfect spots for you and your family to get their fill! ** Check with the individual restaurant for availability, as COVID and seasonal hours may influence operations. **

7623 S. Virginia Dare Trail

At Lone Cedar Café, we specialize in fresh and local Outer Banks seafood. If youre craving the freshest fish, clams, crab, shrimp and oysters from local North Carolina waters, youll find them at the Lone Cedar Café.

For generations, Outer Banks families made their livings and their daily meals from the bounty of local waters, caught fresh every day. Our family, the Basnights, were part of that history, and we continue the tradition today by serving only the freshest Outer Banks seafood, caught in local waters and brought to our docks daily by local fishermen, then cleaned and prepared right here at the Lone Cedar Café. Our vegetables are just picked from North Carolina farms, we serve only all-natural beef and poultry and even our herbs and greens are grown in our own chemical-free garden on-site. Come enjoy delicious food, gorgeous sunsets and panoramic water views, the antics of our resident ospreys and our warm Southern hospitality.

1219 S Croatan Hwy

Sit down, eat and then get the hell out at this popular and beloved Kill Devil Hills restaurant! Featuring giant hotcakes, fresh omelettes, fried oysters and more, Bobs Grills breakfasts and lunches are not to be missed. The ingredients are fresh, the food is delicious and the atmosphere is relaxed and fun. As Kill Devil Hills restaurants go, Bobs Grill is a true original with a laid-back Outer Banks spirit. The staff at Bobs Grill carry on our founders legacy of friendliness and fun. Youll want to start off your beach day here or take a midday surf break to try their phenomenal lunch. With daily lunch specials and fresh Outer Banks seafood, Bobs Grill has something for everyone. And youll be hard pressed to find an Outer Banks restaurant with better Bloody Marys, sangria, screwdrivers and creamsicle mimosas. Fun and family-friendly, Bobs Grill is a favorite Kill Devil Hills restaurant for visitors and locals alike. Open seven days a week for breakfast and lunch in season, Bobs Grill offers large portions of good food in a fun setting.

790 Ocean Trail (TimBuck II)

Dont let the breakfast & burgers in our name fool you - weve got plenty of options to feed a variety of tastes. From soups and salads to sandwiches, and kids baskets, you wont leave hungry! Our ingredients are fresh and our dishes are made to order, and made with care and attention to detail, so sit back, relax, and enjoy!

500 S. Croatan Hwy

A Great Old-Fashioned Southern Diner in Nags Head, NC! Open for Breakfast and Lunch 6 a.m. to 2 p.m. Serving Breakfast All Day Long. Enjoy southern grits, homemade biscuits, specialty omelettes, burgers, sandwiches, soups, salads and more.

1836 N. Vriginia Dare Trail

When you first catch sight of The Jolly Roger restaurant, you might be unsure exactly what to think of it. Since its conversion from a gas station/grocery store to a restaurant in 1972, The Jolly Roger has been anything but your ordinary Outer Banks restaurant.

Were eclectic, its crazy. Youll not find another Jolly Roger; theres no rhyme or reason to this place and thats what people love about it, says owner Carol Ann Angelos.

Its been 33 years since Angelos took ownership of Jolly, and over the years she has experienced many changes, including three expansions and a renovation after Hurricane Isabel in 2003. Although the restaurant has gone through several changes over the years, Carol Anns style is unaltered. The restaurant decor is an eclectic blend of Christmas, pirate paraphernalia, aquatic murals, handmade boutique-style gifts and old-time movie posters.

777 Sunset Blvd

Welcome to Mike Dianna's Grill Room, home to the finest seafood, USDA prime beef, amazing live entertainment and more! Come have breakfast or dinner with us in Corolla on the beautiful Outer Banks.

6916 S Croatan Hwy

Truly an Outer Banks family tradition, Millers Waterfront Restaurant has been owned & operated by the Miller Family since 1982. Dedication to quality food and service shines through with every meal and is comparable only to the beautiful water views. Millers Waterfront Restaurant overlooks the Roanoke Sound in Nags Head, so you can enjoy casual dining while watching kiteboarders, windsurfers & Mother Natures best sunsets.

The Waterfront Sunset Bar & Grill is the newest addition to the Millers experience. Located upstairs, the Sunset Bar & Grill features delicious cocktails, a wide selection of craft beers, a full menu of creative casual fare, and the best views in Nags Head. Fully open to the sound, our large windows offer a new twist on open air dining, allowing you to feel the coastal breezes while enjoying your drinks with a view.

3948 S. Virginia Dare Trail

Nags Head Cafe is a quaint ocean side cafe offering the finest in fresh food, drinks and in house roasted coffee.

600 S Croatan Hwy

The Outer Banks Brewing Station restaurant and brewery began as a concept in 1992 while the founders, Eric Reece and Aubrey Davis were Peace Corps volunteers alongside Tina Mackenzie in Thailand. Aubrey had grown up spending summers at his grandparents place on the Outer Banks, and felt it was the perfect place to start a brew pub. The Outer Banks Brewing station is now a staple in the OBX restaurant landscape.

1469 Colington Rd

The SaltBox Cafe is a charming cottage-style restaurant in the heart of the beautiful Colington island. Come on in and meet Chefs/Owners, Randolph & Amanda Sprinkle, as they prepare for you an array of tasty eats featuring local seafood, fresh meats and produce. Enjoy Sunday Brunch, Lunch & Dinner.
Our menu focuses on fresh flavors and the use of local ingredients as much as possible. We change our menu daily during our "All Boxed Up!" Take-Out Service operations. Please, click "What's on the menu" to view the most recent up to date options.

7228 S Virginia Dare Tr

Restaurant originally opened on the Outer Banks by a couple of fishermen as a pre-fishing breakfast stop, Sam & Omie's Restaurant in Nags Head maintains its seaside flavor more than 70 years later. The place exudes a barefoot and "beachy" atmosphere and serves up plenty of tasty dishes morning, noon and night, including omelets,hamburgers, club sandwiches and prime rib or seafood dinners.

300 W. Eckner Street

January of 2017, Beaman Hines, owner of BLH, Inc, Simply Southern Restaurant and Sooeys BBQ, decided to take on a new venture. With the opportunity of taking over the restaurant located at Seascape Golf Links, Beaman and team decided to try a new type of restaurant to add to the mix. His vision was a place where golfers could come and enjoy a cold beer, cocktail and hearty meal after a round of golf. But it didnt stop there. He was looking to create an atmosphere in, Kitty  Hawk, where locals and tourists could enjoy the gorgeous deck facing the fairway, watch waves roll in over the Atlantic, and meet friends. A gathering place, if you will. By February, Sandtrap Tavern was created. Known as the neighborhood Bar & Grille, the pub-style theme is already becoming a favorite meeting place among locals. Let your taste buds decide between hand-crafted burgers and sandwiches to slow-smoked delicious creations, to a delectably lighter menu featuring fresh salads with local ingredients.  The thoughtfully designed menu also offers everything from aged and seasoned prime rib to pork belly bruschetta.  Patrons can expect some of the same great southern dishes that Sooeys and Simply Southern are known for, like slow-cooked, smoked N.C BBQ, Fried Chicken and more. In addition to these staples, Sandtrap is serving up seasonal dishes like stuffed soft shell crab platter, local smoked tuna, Shrimp Poboy and much more.

Stop by next time you are in the neighborhood and see what all the hype is about, we promise you will leave more than satisfied! Sandtrap now offers the Sunday Ticket, ACC Network, and The Big 10 Network! Sandtrap has you covered for all of your football needs!

3801 N Croatan Hwy

Best sausage and cheese omelettes on the Outer Banks. The entire family will enjoy our fresh to order pancakes delivered fast and hot to your table. If you like coffee our attentive servers will always keep it hot in your cup. Having breakfast with Stack em High has you covered. Why would you want to go anywhere else? Kids especially love our waffles and pancakes. Don't forget our awesome toppings...from strawberries to chocolate chips to pecans and bananas!! Something for everyone! Guaranteed to put a smile on their face and fill them up with wholesome yummy-ness!

7340 S Virginia Dare Trail

Sugar Creek Soundfront Restaurant is a family owned establishment. Owners, Ervin & Teresa Bateman work hard to ensure that customers enjoy the view, service and most of all the food. Ervin has been at Sugar Creek since 1989. Teresa, since 2005. The view is one of the best on the Outer Banks. Water may be seen all around. Wildlife is also part of the view. Many people take photographs of birds, ducks & geese. Sunsets make the restaurant a favorite for visitors and locals. Customer service is a top priority at Sugar Creek. Each dining experience should provide customers with a positive memory. Our staff is provided with on-going feedback to make sure the best service possible is given. In terms of seating, Sugar Creek Restaurant has two dining rooms and an outside deck. There is a newly remodeled gazebo for private parties.

Ervin prides himself in purchasing the highest quality local seafood while having it prepared in the traditional Outer Banks style. Chicken, ribs and mouth watering beef options are also part of the Sugar Creek menu. Furthermore are innovative twists with seafood and other nightly specials. Lunches are delicious and include daily specials which many customers love. Dont forget to try one of our homemade desserts. The bar provides daily appetizer specials, directly at the bar, from 3-6pm. Several new wines have been added to our wine list. Wine is now served by the glass and by the bottle.
Ervin and Teresa are actively involved in the restaurant. They love old friends and meeting new ones. So, please make sure to come by and join the owners and staff for an enjoyable time.

3708 N Croatan Hwy

TRiO is an exciting retail and tasting destination with an inviting yet cosmopolitan vibe that sets us apart from other casual venues on the Outer Banks.  Were all about simple pleasures, authentic flavors and good times.  A place to feed your passion - for wine, beer, cheese, casually inventive food and more.  Comprised of both a gourmet wine, beer and cheese market as well as a restaurant with a wine bar and tap house, TRiO offers the best of the worlds of wine, beer and cheese for your enjoyment on premise or in the comfort of your home.  We believe that wine, beer and cheese are timeless, just like the Mother Vine represented in our logo.

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