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“Awesome” 5 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
Price range: $0 - $30
Cuisines: Sushi, Seafood, Steakhouse
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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.
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11 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 17 cities Reviews in 17 cities
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
“Awesome”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2013

Seafood was very very fresh and sushi was ok service was excellent,price for everything was very reasonable would definitely go back

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Austin, TExas, USA
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 7 cities Reviews in 7 cities
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
“Casual, enjoyable restaurant”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2013

A friend and I visiting Hatteras ate here several times during a beachhouse stay in early October. The restaurant is pleasant and quiet enough to talk, they serve a wide range of seafood (if I had been going back for more trips, I would have gotten more experimental with the wide variety they serve), and everything was good.

I'm from Texas and never had hushpuppies like that before -- they are head and shoulders above the Texas variety!

  • Visited October 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Hagerstown, Maryland
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22 reviews 22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 12 cities Reviews in 12 cities
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
“Soothes the Soul”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2013

It has become our tradition to get to the Diamond Shoals Restuarant "on time" every year during our jaunt southward to Buxton from our Nags Head cottage. I say "on time" because it closes early at lunch to get ready for dinner and we learned the hard way! The "fried spot" sign pulled us in the first time. The food brings us back. Order a "basket".....with grouper or with clam strips and the best french fries!! Do not leave without having the clam chowder!!! Absolutely delicious!! The place is plain and to the point. You are there to eat! The staff is very friendly and helpful. We love this place. Add to the experience the girl unloading a trunk full of drum in clothes baskets for the attached seafood market! Priceless!!!!! It doesn't get any fresher than that!

  • Visited October 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Atlanta, GA
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102 reviews 102 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
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47 helpful votes 47 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!

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Montpelier, Virginia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
Reviews in 3 cities Reviews in 3 cities
8 helpful votes 8 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.

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