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First Light Breakfast & Burgers

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$$ - $$$
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793 Sunset Blvd, Corolla, NC 27927-9501
(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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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago 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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31 reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 Stacey V
Apex, North Carolina
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 14, 2016

Seriously, I dream of returning each year just for their French Toast. It's an actual French technique rarely encountered in the states.

Thank David H
Haymarket, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 14, 2016

While on vacation, we try and visit a new spot every morning, but First Light broke the tradition. Incredible meal each time we were there. A VERY safe bet for any first time OBX / Carolla visit.

Thank BillY567
Alexandria, Virginia
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115 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 11, 2016 via mobile

One of the most popular spots in the Timbuck II shopping center. Ate outside this morning and the food was very good, as usual. There can be a wait sometimes, but they give you the options of outside seating, at the bar or waiting for a table. Good options for breakfast, like crab Benny or hash. Good coffee too!

Thank Bella3020

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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
Good for
Dining on a budget, Local cuisine, Families with children, Kids
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: (252) 453-4664

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?