Brunchin’ on the Banks

October 20, 2020

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. **

Argyles

252-261-7325
4716 N. Croatan Hwy.

Our goal is to provide great food and great service to even greater customers. As the original  owners of Argyles Restaurant, we take pride in being a true family business and look forward to sharing our dream with you all. You have come to know the restaurant is known for  great quality, we are creating some of your favorite dishes from the past as well as some exciting new offerings in a casual beach atmosphere. From our fresh local seafood, organic herbs, and locally grown vegetables, we are bringing the best the area has to offer to our plates. We are adding some new exciting menu options to our menu this year. Check out the menu section to see these mouth watering dishes. We also offer in-house or offsite catering for events ranging from rehearsal dinners and weddings to family reunions or friendly gatherings. We look forward to hearing from you! For your “Sweet Tooth” Our desserts are small portions so you can indulge without guilt or share a few with the table!

Basnight’s Lone Cedar

7623 S. Virginia Dare Trail
252-441-5405

At Lone Cedar Café, we specialize in fresh and local Outer Banks seafood. If you’re craving the freshest fish, clams, crab, shrimp and oysters from local North Carolina waters, you’ll 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.

Bob’s Grill

1219 S Croatan Hwy
252-441-0707


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, Bob’s Grill’s 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, Bob’s Grill is a true original with a laid-back Outer Banks spirit. The staff at Bob’s Grill carry on our founder’s legacy of friendliness and fun. You’ll 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, Bob’s Grill has something for everyone. And you’ll be hard pressed to find an Outer Banks restaurant with better Bloody Marys, sangria, screwdrivers and creamsicle mimosas. Fun and family-friendly, Bob’s Grill is a favorite Kill Devil Hills restaurant for visitors and locals alike. Open seven days a week for breakfast and lunch in season, Bob’s Grill offers large portions of good food in a fun setting.

First Light – Corolla

790 Ocean Trail (TimBuck II)
252-453-4664

Don’t let the “breakfast & burgers” in our name fool you – we’ve got plenty of options to feed a variety of tastes. From soups and salads to sandwiches, and kids’ baskets, you won’t 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!

Grits Grill – Nags Head

500 S. Croatan Hwy
252-449-2888

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.

Jolly Roger – Kill Devil Hills

1836 N. Vriginia Dare Trail
252-441-6530

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.

We’re eclectic, it’s crazy. You’ll not find another Jolly Roger; there’s no rhyme or reason to this place and that’s what people love about it, says owner Carol Ann Angelos.

It’s 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 Ann’s 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.

Mike Dianna’s Grill Room – Corolla

777 Sunset Blvd
252-453-4336

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.

Miller’s on the Waterfront – Nags Head

6916 S Croatan Hwy
252-441-6151

Truly an Outer Banks family tradition, Miller’s 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. Miller’s Waterfront Restaurant overlooks the Roanoke Sound in Nags Head, so you can enjoy casual dining while watching kiteboarders, windsurfers & Mother Nature’s best sunsets.

The Waterfront Sunset Bar & Grill is the newest addition to the Miller’s 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.

Nags Head Cafe – Nags Head

3948 S. Virginia Dare Trail
252-441-1141

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

Outer Banks Brewing Station – Kill Devil Hills

600 S Croatan Hwy
252-449-2739

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.

Salt Box Cafe – Colington (KDH)

1469 Colington Rd
252-255-5594

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.

Sam & Omies – Nags Head

7228 S Virginia Dare Tr
252-441-7366

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.

Sandtrap Tavern – Kitty Hawk (Seascape Golf Links)

300 W. Eckner Street
252-261-2243

January of 2017, Beaman Hines, owner of BLH, Inc, Simply Southern Restaurant and Sooey’s 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 didn’t 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 Sooey’s 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 Po’boy 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!

Stack ’em High – Kitty Hawk & Kill Devil Hills

3801 N Croatan Hwy
252-261-8221

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!

Sugar Creek – Nags Head (on the Causeway)

7340 S Virginia Dare Trail
252-441-4888

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. Don’t 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.

TRiO – Kitty Hawk

3708 N Croatan Hwy
252-261-0277

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.  We’re 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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