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“Average” 3 of 5 stars
Review of Diamond Shoals

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
Price range: $0 - $30
Cuisines: Japanese, Steakhouse, Chowder, Seafood, Sushi, Soups
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Good for: Local cuisine, Families with children
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Reservations, Takeout
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.
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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39 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Average”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2013 via mobile

Everything Was Just Average, Nothing Special. Service Was Rather Slow. Blackened Tuna Was Bland. A Bit Overpriced For The Quality.

  • Visited September 2013
    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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English first
Silver Spring, Maryland, United States
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Good food and exceptional service”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2013

We made reservations and were seated within a few minutes of arrival. Our very friendly and extremely efficient waitress, Brooke, served our family group a great dinner. Several of us had the Alaskan crab legs which were quite flavorful. The steak was cooked perfectly to order and was delicious. Both the chicken tenders and fried shrimp were lightly breaded and enjoyed by several people in our party. Everything came out hot and fresh. Brooke came back regularly to check on us and kept the drinks filled, and the table cleared of empty dishes. We have been here in previous years and will continue to come back.

  • Visited September 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Richmond, VA
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34 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
“Laid back”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2013

Seafood was above average, portions pretty large for the price. Very close to the Hatteras lighthouse.

Visited September 2013
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Arden, North Carolina
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Great Sushi”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2013

They have a sushi chef on staff, not just someone in the back. The sushi was very fresh and delicious. The service was OK,, our waitress disappeared.

Visited September 2013
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Richmond, Virginia
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“wonderful fresh seafood”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2013

We had the fresh black grouper and red snapper. Both were excellent, veggies were tasty and service was good. I would definitely come back. Decor is rustic and casual.

  • Visited September 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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