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Diamond Shoals

46843 Hwy 12, Buxton, Hatteras Island, NC 27920
+1 252-995-5217
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Ranked #7 of 20 Restaurants in Buxton
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $0 - $30
Hours:
Sun - Sat 6:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Cuisines: Sushi, Seafood, Steakhouse
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Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Dessert
Description: Located adjacent to the Cape Hatteras Lighthouse, Diamond Shoals Restaurant has been serving up the finest local fare for decades. Known for its friendly atmosphere, fresh seafood and southern hospitality, folks have been coming back to Diamond Shoals, year after year, for its award winning clam chowder and crab bisque, homemade crab cakes, and Hatteras Island's only sushi bar. Enjoy a selection of steaks, sandwiches, the island's largest salad bar, an extensive kids menu, and fresh seafood caught by local fishermen.
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  • English first
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English first
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2013 via mobile

We love this place. It's a classic. It's not too fancy just a great family restaurant. We recently ate here on vacation and it's still as good as I remember.

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Savannah, Georgia, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2013

I thoroughly enjoyed Diamond Shoals and ate their several times during my last visit to this beautiful island. I definitely recommend it to anyone that may be craving some great seafood! Their sushi is amazing and I highly recommend you trying out their breakfast. I was also thoroughly impressed with the fresh seafood market...it was the first market that I... More 

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Contributor
18 reviews 18 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2013 via mobile

Everything here was really good. The eggs were cooked perfectly and the sausage had great flavor. The hash browns were also great and the waitress was very kind and prompt. We also got a jumbo pancake to split. Very fresh and fluffy. Will definitely recommend and come back!

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ITHACA
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27 reviews 27 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2013

We ate both dinner and breakfast here and enjoyed both meals. Good portions, fair price, good service. Hub had a variety platter and liked all of the seafood except the crab cake.

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Asheville
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2013

I thoroughly enjoy Diamond shoals, its the one stop shop! I definitely recommend it to anyone that is looking for a great place to eat. It has a wonderful breakfast, salad bar, sushi bar and fresh seafood market. Their seafood market can also cook all your seafood to go. They even have a little herb garden, where you can pick... More 

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Wilkesboro, North Carolina, United States
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10 reviews 10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2013

Food was great. Only place on the island that can cook an egg over light without brown edges. Great service, good food and at a reasonable price.

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Waynesboro, Virginia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2013 via mobile

Went here on last day of vacation. Food was ok but nothing to make me want to return. I had the Captains Platter which came with a big piece of fried grouper, a few medium sized scallops, shrimp, and oysters, some real small clams that mostly seemed like crumbs and one small crabcake that was about half the size of... More 

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PA
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23 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2013

On the day we were leaving town, we had planned to eat breakfast at the Orange Blossom but the lines were out the door. So, went to Diamond Shoals. We each had omelettes - my husband had the Western and I had the spinach and mushroom. Both were delicious. Fresh veggies and mine was loaded with fresh spinach. Good, quick... More 

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Seymour, Tennessee, United States
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33 reviews 33 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2013

This restaurant has made a place for itself on our annual trip to the Outer Banks. We have been 6 years in a row & never been disappointed. This year we got ours to-go and it was delicious. While we waited, I did notice a new sushi bar, plan to check it out next year. The prices are pretty good,... More 

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Liberty Township, Ohio
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2013 via mobile

I had Fried Black Grouper with sides of Coleslaw and Sweet potatoe fries. The sides were made fresh in house. My wife enjoyed her Chicken Linguini with green beans medelee and sweet potatoe fries. Don't be put-off by the diner seating experience...the food is well worth the price. Go to dinner before 5:30 for easy seating.

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Additional Information about Diamond Shoals

Address: 46843 Hwy 12, Buxton, Hatteras Island, NC 27920
Phone Number: +1 252-995-5217
Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Outer Banks  >  Hatteras Island  >  Buxton
Open Hours:
Sunday 6:30 am - 2:00 pm  5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday 6:30 am - 2:00 pm  5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 6:30 am - 2:00 pm  5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 6:30 am - 2:00 pm  5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday 6:30 am - 2:00 pm  5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday 6:30 am - 2:00 pm  5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday 6:30 am - 2:00 pm  5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 0 - 30
Cuisine: Sushi, Seafood, Steakhouse

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