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Oceana's Bistro

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40774 Hwy 12, Avon, Hatteras Island, NC 27915
252-995-4991
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8:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Drinks, Breakfast, Lunch

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  • 38
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Seafood Nachos? Oh yeah!

I ordered the seafood nachos the first time I went to Oceana's, and I've had them every time I've been in OBX since. These nachos alone are worth the trip! Oceana's is a nice clean pub that's easy to find on the main street in Avon. Staff are professional and friendly, there are lots of beer... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 28, 2015
LeeJaye1
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Ottawa, Canada
Good for:
  • Dining on a budget
  • Families with children
  • Local cuisine
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Ottawa, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

I ordered the seafood nachos the first time I went to Oceana's, and I've had them every time I've been in OBX since. These nachos alone are worth the trip! Oceana's is a nice clean pub that's easy to find on the main street in Avon. Staff are professional and friendly, there are lots of beer choices, and the food... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

My mom and I went here because a friend recommended the place. He also recommended the seafood nachos which are delicious. It's a huge plate of multicolored corn chips covered with a cheese and red wine sauce with scallops, shrimp, and tuna pieces and topped with a mango and black bean salsa. It tastes a lot better than it sounds!... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

The menu is extensive and we liked the choices. There were two significant issues: 1. Our waitress was cuckoo for cocoa puffs. When I ordered nachos with cheese only she looked at me like I had two heads and didn't understand. When I ordered a planter's punch drink she looked at me like I had two heads. Then, she started... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

I have had a lot of buffalo wings and the wings here are at the top of my list. I also tried the seafood entree and hush puppies and they were excellent. Also, the staff was very friendly. The price matched the quality of the food. A little pricey but worth it.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015 NEW

We stumbled onto this place on the main drag in Avon. Clean. Friendly staff. Great menu. Very good prices. It was Taco Tuesday... $1 tacos! We loved them! Great margaritas too.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015 NEW

Being originally from Britanny (France), I love seafood. But generally speaking, in the USA, it is difficult to find unfried fish or seafood. No more... At Oceana's, I had delicious spicy grilled shrimp. Fantastic ! Someone else had ribs. This was more disappointing. I will go back during my stay for sure.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

Awesome place. Amazing food. Amazing service. Our waiter Dan was the best! Best restaurant on island will be back!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

I love this place ! I love the food , the drinks and the people that work their ! It's a small little local place and you always leave smiling!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

There were four of us. We find eating about five or six you don't have to wait so long for a table. The seafood nachos were original and was declared delicious by all, including the non seafood lover. The hush puppies were crispy, warm and flavorful. The clam chowder was declared very good. The seared sesame tuna was declared to... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

Nice dinner in Avon. Had to wait a few minutes for a table since they do not take reservations. The restaurant is off the main drag so you are at least a block from the ocean or the bay --- no view. There is some outdoor seating but I wouldn't bother. There is bar seating with TVs if you want... More 

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Additional Information about Oceana's Bistro

Address: 40774 Hwy 12, Avon, Hatteras Island, NC 27915
Phone Number: 252-995-4991
Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Outer Banks  >  Hatteras Island  >  Avon
Open Hours:
Sunday 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Cuisine: Seafood

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 40774 Hwy 12, Avon, Hatteras Island, NC 27915
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Outer Banks  >  Hatteras Island  >  Avon
  • Phone Number: 252-995-4991

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Seafood

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Dining on a budget, Families with children, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 9:00 pm

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