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47048 Nc 12 Hwy, Buxton, Hatteras Island, NC 27920
252-995-3117
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5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Fri 11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff

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  • 99
    Excellent
  • 74
    Very good
  • 39
    Average
  • 19
    Poor
  • 19
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
good food

wonderful atmosphere of the outer banks. Friendly staff. enjoyed the food. Family friendly. Stop by and try it out.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
Katherine C
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Grovetown, Georgia
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Grovetown, Georgia
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11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

wonderful atmosphere of the outer banks. Friendly staff. enjoyed the food. Family friendly. Stop by and try it out.

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Thank Katherine C
Salvo, North Carolina
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

always good food and friendly service - best hush puppies around - flounder is fresh and cooked tpperfection

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Thank Richard B
Hermitage
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96 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My kids enjoy eating here every year. They keep the hushpuppies coming to the table. This year our large table of 17 ordered everything from fresh catch to steak; shrimp and pasta. Everyone was happy with their food. Good sized portions too.

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Thank audikos
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2015

We arrived at opening time and almost had to wait! Popular spot, good help, good food! The portions are very large for the price! I had the fried oyster dinner and it was not over cooked as you find in so many places.

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Thank Tteal2015
Reidsville, North Carolina
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2015 via mobile

This restaurant changed hands a few years ago but remains on our list of must when visiting the Buxton/Frisco area of the Outer Banks. One thing that happens on in the Hatteras area is at the end of the season a lot of the restaurants shut down for the season and not at the same time. Some reopen for Thanksgiving.... More 

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Thank James W
Roanoke, Virginia
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165 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2015

Always get something from the sea, it is fresh and cooked by folks that know seafood. I had my broiled once and fried once. The staff did a great job on the service. The place was going to close for the season on Saturday, October 31, so I just go in before the shut the doors for the winter.

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Thank jhais28374
Shavertown, Pennsylvania
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77 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2015

On way to Hatteras Lighthouse, saw roadside sign and decided to stop for lunch. Great choice. Very friendly staff and food was spot-on. Actually met co-diners from our hometown area. Small world. Would definitely stop here again if ever back in OBX.

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Thank CRLretired
Florida, New York
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21 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2015

The service was good. The waitress was knowledgeable about the items on the menu.The food came out of the kitchen hot and was good.

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Thank GLEN A
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24 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2015 via mobile

Husband and I decided to stop here for lunch on a weekday. Place was empty. Our waitress was wonderful with a fabulous personality. I'd say that the food was just average and nothing spectacular. We had the day's specials and while they were good they were nothing to write home about. I loved their iced tea. Best part of our... More 

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Thank Gail M
Courtland
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2015 via mobile

The service was awesome. The staff was very friendly. They have amazing hush puppies! We loved the fried scallops! They have a variety to choose from. The atmosphere is good!

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Thank Gabrielle B

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 47048 Nc 12 Hwy, Buxton, Hatteras Island, NC 27920
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Outer Banks  >  Hatteras Island  >  Buxton
  • Phone Number: 252-995-3117

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 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?