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All 8 Waves Restaurants

Atlantic Coast Cafe

NC Highway 12, Waves, Hatteras Island, NC 27982
(252) 987-1200
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Ranked #1 of 8 Restaurants in Waves
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Seafood
Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Takeout, Dessert
Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Takeout, Dessert

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  • English first
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  • Italian first
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English first
Youngstown, Ohio
Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014 NEW

Mahi mahi was the fresh catch .....I ordered the dinner. Along with the Mahi I got sweet potato fries and coleslaw. There was so much food, I couldn't finish it. And it was all very tasty.

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Brick, New Jersey
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

After a long day of doing the tourist thing we wanted to sit down to a nice dinner, so based on the menu and reviews we thought we would try Atlantic Coast Cafe. We walked in and we're handed a menu and told find a table, when your ready come back to the counter to order. Well, not considering this... More

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Mt crawford va
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13 reviews 13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

The Atlantic Coast Cafe is a small beachside restaurant in the village of Waves on Hatteras Island. The decor is disposable plastic, but clean; the service can't be rated because there isn't any, at least at mid-afternoon (seat yourself, order at the counter, clean your table, plastic tableware); and the menu is surprisingly extensive and pricey. But ooooooh, those tacos!... More

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13 reviews 13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

Love the food, expensive, but we keep coming back. Wraps are delicious. Disappointed that the location in Avon closed down.

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Richmond, Virginia
Top Contributor
52 reviews 52 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014 via mobile

ACC has a really good breakfast menu. The food is hot, fresh, and delicious. The service was quick and friendly. Our biscuits and gravy came out quickly. The portions were generous and the sausage was spicy - a great combination. The coffee was strong, just like we wanted. Saturday mornings can be a little busy due to renters checking out... More

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Cortland, Ohio
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

We actually ate there twice. The sign outside touted their Fish Tacos, and they were great! The Crab cakes were yummy! And the Seafood Platter was so good, my husband had it both nights we ate there. The Crabby Mac & Cheese is delicious!

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Pittsburgh
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

My daughter and I stopped for lunch on our way off the island and to home. We've eaten here several times and this time did not disappoint. Lunch was truly fantastic! Great food for a really reasonable price. I had the wrap with turkey, avocado, and bean sprouts -oh my, delicious!!! My daughter had her 'usual' chicken strip and fries... More

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Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

It seems there are not many restaurants in the area serving breakfast however ACC bucks the trend and has a great selection of options from healthy yoghurt with fruit through omelettes, fry ups, smoothies and the obligatory caffeine hit however be aware it stops serving breakfast on the dot at 11am and changes to lunch menu. All in all a... More

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Salem, Virginia
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39 reviews 39 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

If you follow the "locals", you will end up here. It's no wonder because the food is fresh and cooked great.

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Greensboro, North Carolina
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014 via mobile

I had the steak wrap which was very good. My wife had the fish tacos which she says were great. Only knock was it was kind of high but real good food. Very friendly staff. Real clean place.

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Additional Information about Atlantic Coast Cafe

Address: NC Highway 12, Waves, Hatteras Island, NC 27982
Phone Number: (252) 987-1200
Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Outer Banks  >  Hatteras Island  >  Waves
Cuisine: Seafood

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