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“Good Seafood” 4 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 2014
Price range: $0 - $30
Cuisines: Steakhouse, Seafood, Sushi
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Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Dessert
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.
Atlanta, GA
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38 restaurant reviews
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54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
“Good Seafood”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2013

The seafood is most excellent. Prices are a bit high, but not unexpected in a resort area. Wife had crab cakes and I had a grouper filet. Both excellent.

Ate breakfast here the next morning. Also good!

Visited October 2013
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Montpelier, Virginia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
Reviews in 3 cities Reviews in 3 cities
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
“Always good”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2013

Been going here for years and always get a good meal whether it be breakfast or dinner. Service is always good. Their coffee is the best.

Visited October 2013
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Pittsboro, North Carolina, United States
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169 reviews 169 reviews
120 restaurant reviews
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76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
“Good breakfast spot”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013

There aren't too many breakfast spots in Buxton, NC if you want a full breakfast. This was a good place. I had an omelette - it was kind of flat. Biscuit was fluffy. Service was okay. The waitress was very friendly when she came by but it wasn't frequently enough. The restaurant was freezing. I had to go to the vehicle to get a jacket.

  • Visited October 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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Atlanta, Georgia
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122 helpful votes 122 helpful votes
“Very good seafood”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2013

We ate here twice in our short stay. We walked from Cape hatteras B and B. All kinds of seafood options. Fresh catch options posted on a blackboard. My MAHI MAHI was great. Husband had pork chops, prepared well and good. Great, friendly waitresses. A casual spot, good service.

Visited October 2013
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Leesburg, Florida
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40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
“Excellent seafood with a great salad bar”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2013

People love the sushi here. Seafood is the best around and reasonable for OBX. Servers are attentive and very nice. The seafood platters are humongous and yummy. My favorite appetizer was the potato skins. The oysters, shrimp and crab cakes are the best around. The Captains Table has better hush puppies but they charge for them and the wait staff herds you in and out like drovers on a cattle drive. The salad bar is the freshest and most extensive on Hatteras Island.
Good stuff for sure!

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