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4683 Mill Landing Rd., Wanchese, NC 27981
252-473-6004
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11:30 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Sat 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner

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  • 16
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Excellent food and service.

Fisherman's Wharf in Wanchese N.C. is a family run seafood restaurant located above one of fish processing places in Wanchese. The food is very fresh, and well prepared. The prices are very reasonable. This place is right on the water and you have a good view of the fishing boats and the sound.

5 of 5 starsReviewed December 5, 2014
MikeTC42
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Great Falls, Virginia
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  • Lunch
  • Dinner
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Great Falls, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

Fisherman's Wharf in Wanchese N.C. is a family run seafood restaurant located above one of fish processing places in Wanchese. The food is very fresh, and well prepared. The prices are very reasonable. This place is right on the water and you have a good view of the fishing boats and the sound.

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Arcola, Virginia
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

Fresh, friendly, and affordable. Our favorite seafood restaurant of all time. I love their pound of shrimp (I get it fried). Others in the family love the she-crab soup. Everybody loves the hush puppies. The cole slaw is quite good, too.

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Norfolk, Virginia
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80 reviews 80 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

I could describe the view, but you know why you're in the OBX-suffice it to say you'll remember this place always. The Daniels family photos are near the entrance. Take time to savor their family's story and appreciate the hard-working Wanchese community they represent. We had lunch on the last day they were open for the season, so I'm not... More 

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Stanton, Delaware, United States
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25 reviews 25 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

The view is worth the trip! This Restaurant is in a fishing village across the causeway from the OBX. The food is good. Fresh seafood caught by the fishing fleet that is right out the window. Wildlife abounds and families are welcome. Friendly waitstaff. It is very much worth the 30 minute trip past Manteo to get there. You will... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

The food is really fresh and tasty, the service is cheerful and fast and the ambiance is relaxed and friendly. Too many seafood restaurants mistake being pretentious and expensive for quality - with complicated sauces, "nouveax" serving sizes and art direction getting in the way. This is the reverse, focussing on the taste and quality of the fresh fish and... More 

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Marion, Ohio
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38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

We eat here every time we come to the Outer Banks. This time we ate lunch here twice in two days. The food is always perfectly prepared and so tasty! They bring a basket of hush puppies to begin your meal, and they are some of the best I have ever eaten. We especially like their popcorn scallops. It is... More 

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Edenton, North Carolina
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

I first experienced Fisherman's Wharf in the early 70's when they first opened. I was introduced to She Crab Soup for the first time and loved it. As the Outer Banks grew in popularity, so did the number of resturants, and I began exploring many of them, so much so that I had forgotten how much I had enjoyed the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014 via mobile

Make sure you order the She Crab soup , the calmari is not the best , but WOW, all the other seafood dishes my wife & I ate were really very fresh and delicious !

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

We loved the food and services so much we visited for lunch 2 times during our stay in Duck, NC. Best hush puppies ever.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

After trying to go to the Fisherman's Wharf for dinner on Monday and finding them closed we tried again on Tuesday and we were glad we were persistent! The meal was fantastic! My husband had the scallop chowder and shrimp and grits for dinner. I had the crab stuffed North Carolina shrimp. Both of us had delicious meals. By the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 4683 Mill Landing Rd., Wanchese, NC 27981
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Outer Banks  >  Wanchese
  • Phone Number: 252-473-6004
Open Hours
Monday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm

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