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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: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Good for:
Families with children
Local cuisine
Dining on a budget

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Visitor rating
  • 112
    Excellent
  • 108
    Very good
  • 33
    Average
  • 12
    Poor
  • 10
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Great place!

We stopped in for lunch and had a fantastic meal! We ordered fish and chips and the grilled tuna burger. Best lunch and best value! $20. homerun for sure. Thank you and we will be back!

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 1, 2015
Stacey V
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Toledo, Ohio
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Local cuisine
  • Dining on a budget
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Late Night
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275 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Toledo, Ohio
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11 reviews 11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015 NEW

We stopped in for lunch and had a fantastic meal! We ordered fish and chips and the grilled tuna burger. Best lunch and best value! $20. homerun for sure. Thank you and we will be back!

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mooresburg
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

i cant believe I haven't written about this place yet. I was reading some of the reviews and almost fell off my chair. I have eaten here more times than I can count and have yet to sit at a table. Eating alone I always go and sit at the bar. I only go for the specials that I like... More 

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asheville,nc
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160 reviews 160 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
133 helpful votes 133 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

Lots to pick from on the menu! I got blackened grilled maui bites, and a stuffed potato. It was very good and hit the spot. Also went for the chocolate mousse dessert which was awesome! I was there during the winter so it was rather busy. Many places are closed during this time.

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Richmond, Virginia
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213 reviews 213 reviews
176 restaurant reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

We have eaten here a few times over the years and have had uneven experiences. Our last stop was quite good and my wife and I enjoyed our meals...her the hamburger and I the fish taco's. Previous trips, not so much. There are not many places to choose from right after Christmas but this place seems to stay open year... More 

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Covington, Virginia
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30 reviews 30 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

Me and my wife visited this restaurant last year and it was just so amazing we had a few different appetizers and I will tell you the Blackened Mahi Mahi bites are out of this world, they have amazing choices on the menu all FRESH FISH I cannot wait to return to Avon and dine in at the Oceana's Bistro

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Woodstock,VA
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24 reviews 24 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

The seafood was fresh and cooked to perfection. My grilled tuna with feta cheese, black olives and sun-dried tomatoes on a grilled tortilla with cheese was heavenly. Very generous portion. Husband's fried grouper with homemade old bay seasoned chips was also excellent. Friendly and attentive service.

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Boynton Beach, Florida
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18 reviews 18 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2014

With everyone closed for the season, we found Oceana ' Bistro to be open, but had little expectation. Inside, a great little restaurant and bar with very friendly staff. Good variety of dishes, including pasta and salads, with very good crab chowder and excellent fried oysters, crab cakes and a reuben sandwich. Looking forward to a return trip.

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Pasadena, Maryland, United States
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

This is just a great place to eat, not real fancy. Has a nice bar and great daily specials if you want to eat on the cheap. They have great fresh local seafood and nice pasta and sandwiches. The people who work there are kind and the service was great. Plus its open all year round! Can get crowded though,... More 

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Georgetown, Delaware
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23 reviews 23 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

Great food and service. Crab cakes are excellent. Also had chicken wings, crab chowder, crab bisque. All were very good.

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Nashville, Tennessee
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22 reviews 22 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

I was looking for seafood since this was on the coast but most of the restaurants were closed for the season. I was glad to find Oceana Bistro and to find that they had fish on the menu. I had the blackened grilled flounder. It was excellent and cooked just right.

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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

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?