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Diamond Shoals

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner
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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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Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
CUISINES
American, Seafood, Sushi, Soups
FEATURES
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visiting Cape Hatteras light house and exploring other areas, we found Diamond Shoals. Aptly named, we found a very busy place at lunch time. Even though filled with locals, we were seated, ordered and served in a very timely manner. Our party ordered the Grouper...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Anthony S
Keith G, Owner at Diamond Shoals, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

I'm glad you found us during your visit, Anthony! It sounds like you had an awesome meal with us. We're always here to provide you with great food and service whenever you're around. Stop back in and see us next time you're in the area!...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A visit to the southern Outerbanks would not be complete without breakfast at Diamond Shoals. Same friendly,efficient wait staff year after year. Donna is wonderful as is the whole crew. The chipped beef on toast is wonderful. Dinner is good too. Hats off to Mr....More

Date of visit: February 2019
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Keith G, Owner at Diamond Shoals, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Being a constant in our community is something I'm so proud of! Thanks for your continued support. Our team is always here to offer friendly, efficient service and great meals. We hope you'll stop back in and see us next time you're in the area!...More

Reviewed February 13, 2019 via mobile

Seafood and sushi!! All kinds of choices when it comes to a fresh seafood dinner and a nice sushi bar. If you get lucky while fishing, bring in your catch and they will cook it up for you. Real nice service and staff. Have never...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Steve B
Keith G, Owner at Diamond Shoals, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Steve, I'm so glad to hear you're such a big fan of our delicious food and our quality service. It really means a lot, and I hope we'll see you again someday soon. Until then, Keith Gray, Owner

Reviewed February 13, 2019 via mobile

We were traveling through in February. Not a lot of restaurants are open this month. We were in search of local steamers. Nothing available. Diamond Shoals is one of the few restaurants open year around and a local favorite. We’d stopped for lunch. No seafood...More

Date of visit: February 2019
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Keith G, Owner at Diamond Shoals, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Strowd1, thanks for the shining review! It means a lot to hear you felt taken care of with us and enjoyed a delicious meal. I hope this means we'll see you again someday soon. Until then, Keith Gray, Owner

Reviewed January 27, 2019

Wonderful meal here, the grilled grouper and fried clams were fresh and delicious. The salad bar had a wide variety of items on it and very fresh. The waitresses were very nice and friendly.

Date of visit: January 2019
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Keith G, Owner at Diamond Shoals, responded to this reviewResponded January 31, 2019

Relax802880, thank you for the shining review! It means a lot, and I hope we'll see you again someday soon. Until then, Keith Gray, Owner

Reviewed January 25, 2019

We popped in before picking up items for our wedding...We needed lunch...The place was large and packed with tourist items for sale...We were quickly shown to a booth and a very pleasant young lady told us about the day's specials and gave us the menus...As...More

Date of visit: January 2019
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Keith G, Owner at Diamond Shoals, responded to this reviewResponded January 31, 2019

Sherry, thank you so much for the shining review! It really means a lot to hear you had such a wonderful experience with us and felt taken care of with fast, friendly, accommodating service and enjoyed a delicious meal. I hope this means we'll get...More

Reviewed January 15, 2019

Fresh fish right off the boat and the most fantastic homemade pie created and made by one of the waitresses. The best sushi again the fish is fresh off the boat.

Date of visit: October 2018
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Keith G, Owner at Diamond Shoals, responded to this reviewResponded January 19, 2019

karenlalone, thanks for the kind words for our fresh, homemade food. It means a lot to hear you felt taken care of by our friendly servers, and I hope we'll see you again soon. Until then, Keith Gray, Owner

Reviewed November 25, 2018 via mobile

Not my first Thanksgiving dinner here, and I hope not my last! Gives a traditional touch on a holiday at from home.

Date of visit: November 2018
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Keith G, Owner at Diamond Shoals, responded to this reviewResponded November 29, 2018

We're glad you get to celebrate with us! Can't wait to see you again soon. Best, Keith Gray, Owner

Reviewed November 24, 2018

I think we ate there three or four times. It was good each time. The diamond Roll and the Watermelon Roll were so fresh and good the best I have had in quite some time - and the seafood sampler I got was good too...More

Date of visit: November 2018
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Keith G, Owner at Diamond Shoals, responded to this reviewResponded November 29, 2018

We were happy to have you! I'm glad you enjoyed coming here so much during your trip, and that everything from our Diamond Roll to our clam chowder was to your liking. Looking forward to welcoming you back the next time you're in town! Wishing...More

Reviewed November 23, 2018 via mobile

On a sisters trip over Thanksgiving. We had several meals here and each one was great. And this is THE place to enjoy a Thanksgiving meal that rivals grandmas!!

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank denise678
Keith G, Owner at Diamond Shoals, responded to this reviewResponded November 29, 2018

I'm glad you had such a wonderful trip, and it's quite the honor to hear our Thanksgiving is on the same level as Grandma's! Can't wait to welcome you back the next time you're in town. Wishing you the best, Keith Gray, Owner

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Response from Sherry E | Reviewed this property |
I do know they have BBQ chicken on special and I do believe I saw chicken tenders...(A favorite of my nieces)...I don't recall seeing pasta or pizza...but there are lots of options and I do believe you can Google them and... More
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