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First Light Breakfast & Burgers

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$$ - $$$
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793 Sunset Blvd, Corolla, NC 27927-9501
+1 252-453-4664
7:30 am - 3:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 7:30 am - 3:00 pm
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Clearwater, Florida
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62 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We are breakfast lovers, and oddly few places are available in Corolla other than donut shops or pancake houses. Our favorite item is the Scrambled, Smothered, and Covered with a Mimosa! Coffee is great as is the laid back service. Seating is at rather hard chairs/benches, and outside sitting is available. Many locals frequent it for breakfast and add to... More 

Thank rlinvill
Glen Allen, Virginia
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14 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 22, 2016 via mobile

Great breakfast and Burgers.We had a party of 7, most of us got breakfast but a couple people got lunch. Fairly small inside but also had picnic tables out front. Would probably be tougher to get into during the season. Worth a visit for sure.

Thank claeys4
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 1, 2016 via mobile

Almost everything was closed so we stumbled on this place. The gumbo was great and the burger was the best we had or whole trip. Manley was awesome! Funny and personable and he sang as he worked. We even got to color on the table!

Thank Heather L
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016 via mobile

Very good food!! Fast and friendly staff!!welcoming staff and locals, very helpful with a bar and many different menu items!!!

Thank Sheri H
Syracuse, New York
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33 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 5, 2016

Service was good. The burgers were over cooked, the rolls were stale, the chips were stale too and the fries were unseasoned and not crispy at all. $20 for this was a total waste. Maybe the service slacks in the off season. That's too bad. We won't be back.

Thank Patty V
Apex, North Carolina
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36 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 4, 2016 via mobile

Had great lunch here. Friendly reception staff, attentive service. Started with blue cheese, bacon chips which were awesome. Had BLTC, Tuna Salad, fried Mahi sandwhiches, and egg scramble, bacon with home fries. All were great meals and filling! Recommend. Located in Tim Buck II shopping plaza in Corolla.

Thank ncaronna7
Meadville, PA
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24 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 4, 2016

Stopped for Brunch at noon looking forward to the Crabcake Benedicts. They advertise breakfast until 3 PM. Turns out breakfast except for the Crabcake Benedicts which they stopped serving at 11:30 AM... I settled for the Biscuits and Gravy, lukewarm gravy and a waiter who acted like we were bothering him ruined that.

Thank BP1051
Hartford, Connecticut
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68 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 30, 2016

This is a nice little spot located in the popular Tim Buck II shopping center. We were there in September, considered to be "off season," and went for a late breakfast. The restaurant is small and we were told it would be a 20 minute wait. Have to wonder what it's like during the peak summer season? There are a... More 

Thank Al H
Eagle, Colorado
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75 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 24, 2016

Had a great breakfast here! Food was hot and delicious. My observation is that there is usually a wait, but in my opinion it is worth it. I had the Scattered, Smothered and Covered and it was awesome. My wife had the grilled veggie scramble and it was also awesome. While I didn't have the biscuits and gravy, the guy... More 

Thank skierguy13
Richmond, Virginia
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24 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 23, 2016 via mobile

Decided to go out to breakfast towards the end of our week at the beach. Had never been here before but figured it must be good from the crowd when we arrived and I was surprised how short our wait was. We were soon placing our orders. So many yummy choices...good thing I brought my appetite because I tried a... More 

Thank Nancy T

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Families with children, Kids, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
7:30 am - 3:00 pm
7:30 am - 3:00 pm
7:30 am - 3:00 pm
7:30 am - 3:00 pm
7:30 am - 3:00 pm
7:30 am - 3:00 pm
7:30 am - 3:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 793 Sunset Blvd, Corolla, NC 27927-9501
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Outer Banks  >  Corolla
  • Phone Number: +1 252-453-4664

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?