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

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  • 157
    Excellent
  • 58
    Very good
  • 17
    Average
  • 11
    Poor
  • 5
    Terrible
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
One of the Best on OBX

This is one of the best places to eat when in the Outer Banks in my opinion. Sadly on our trip this year (2015) we were not able to visit due to them closing the restaurant this summer - look forward to visiting next year!

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 17, 2015
Joyce W
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Birmingham, Alabama
Good for:
  • Local cuisine
  • Families with children
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Birmingham, Alabama
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9 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

This is one of the best places to eat when in the Outer Banks in my opinion. Sadly on our trip this year (2015) we were not able to visit due to them closing the restaurant this summer - look forward to visiting next year!

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Manteo, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

Great Calabash style on OBX. Just what you would expect. Gail B's review must have been for a visit in 2014. Sorry it has closed for the 2015 season .

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015 via mobile

Well, food was typical "fish house" fare. Nice And fresh seafood though prepared without Much creativity. Your basic "southern fried" Style. The service was pleasant and attentive. Ambience, needs help. Finally, DO NOT go if you would like a cocktail Or glass of wine with you meal. Not offered.

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Great Falls, Virginia
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
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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7 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 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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44 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 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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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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Additional Information about Fisherman's Wharf Restaurant

Address: 4683 Mill Landing Rd., Wanchese, Roanoke Island, NC 27981
Phone Number: 252-473-6004
Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Outer Banks  >  Roanoke Island  >  Wanchese
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
Cuisine: Seafood

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 4683 Mill Landing Rd., Wanchese, Roanoke Island, NC 27981
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Outer Banks  >  Roanoke Island  >  Wanchese
  • Phone Number: 252-473-6004

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Seafood

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine, Families with children
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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