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All 8 Rodanthe Restaurants

Good Winds Seafood & Wine Bar

24502 Highway 12, Rodanthe, NC 27968
252.987.1100
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Ranked #2 of 8 Restaurants in Rodanthe
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $7 - $24
Hours:
Sun - Fri 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Sat 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
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Good for: Families with children, Romance, Local cuisine, Outdoor seating
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Description: Good Winds Seafood & Wine Bar is known as The Hatteras Dining Experience. Each table has a view of the water. The cuisine is superb--with Chef Joel creating new menus seasonally. Food served here is local and fresh. We have the largest beer and wine selection on Hatteras Island. Reservations for large parties are recommended. Live music weekly, daily specials, and open more days than any restaurant on Hatteras Island!
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Baltimore, Maryland
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52 reviews 52 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

Great views from the balcony and the food was pretty good. Edaname and spicy Asian shrimp hit the spot. Would come back next time we are down this way

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Midlothian, Virginia
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35 reviews 35 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

My daughter & I sneaked out of the beach house that we were sharing with 15 other people. We shopped in Kitty Hawk Kites, and the guy working told us that you were open :) We were looking for somewhere to eat and kill some time, before returning to that noisy house full of relatives. We were greeted by the... More 

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Durham, North Carolina
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59 reviews 59 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

We had to hunt to find this little gem of a restaurant, but it was well worth it. I always surprised at the prices. They seemed a little high, even for OBX standards. But my husband and I shared a Plate of fried, fish, scallops and shrimp. It came with slaw, hush puppies and fries. Overall, a very good meal.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

We visited here when they first opened a bunch of years ago and were not impressed. That has all changed. The formerly slow service is now efficient and friendly. The food was always good-but now it's GREAT, and comes out fast. I took a little while to decide what I wanted because there are so many things on the menu... More 

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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

This place is all about atmosphere! If you want lunch or dinner while enjoying a great view of the sound, it doesn't get better than this. The food was pretty good, a bit expensive, but the portions were large. They made a martini for me that wasn't on the menu and it was great, I would have liked to try... More 

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Cocoa Beach, Florida
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67 reviews 67 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

This is an amazing location on the sound in Rodanthe. Kite boarders flying along the water, entertain you while dining. The lunch prices for huge portions of fish and chips or Spinach Salad with crispy mahi bites were a bit high but the scenery softened the blow:) A tiny locale with amazing sites. A scenic, fairly long drive from Nags... More 

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Silver Spring, Maryland
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23 reviews 23 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

My advice would be to stick to the appetizers, the entrees are so-so at best. Mahi Mahi bites and calamari were delicious. My salad was drowning in dressing. I'd asked for red wine vinaigrette and got a creamy caesar type dressing with some red wine vinegar mixed it. Not a good combo. Dinner partner's fish was dry and practically inedible.... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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59 reviews 59 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

Decent food, friendly service. Brought water foe the dog. Supposed to take dog up outdoor stairs in back but we had already walked inside. They were very nice about it and let us walk through to the deck.

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North Jersey, USA
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67 reviews 67 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

A nice place for lunch or dinner overlooking the water and kite boarders. Sit on huge deck if weather permits. Fish and chips are usually excellent. Dark & Stormies are the perfect choice on a rainy day.

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Newark, De
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5 reviews 5 reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

there is a awesome view from the restaurant. We found the hush puppies to be well done and crunchy. My crab did not taste like crab was very bland. my wife was not thrilled with her meal. The reason for 3 stars is the view would of been a 2

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Additional Information about Good Winds Seafood & Wine Bar

Address: 24502 Highway 12, Rodanthe, NC 27968
Phone Number: 252.987.1100
Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Rodanthe
Open Hours:
Sunday 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 7 - 24
Cuisine: American, Seafood, Continental

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