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Sonny's Restaurant

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57947 Hwy 12, Hatteras Island, NC 27943
+1 252-986-2922
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good30%
  • Average13%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
Travelers talk about
“seafood” (33 reviews)
“corn fritters” (6 reviews)
“hash browns” (8 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Seafood
$$ - $$$
57947 Hwy 12, Hatteras Island, NC 27943
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Food was good, fair price. The water on this side of the island tastes funny to me. I first noticed it at our hotel. I ordered water at the restaurant and it was the same taste. It's so bad I can't drink it. I asked...More

Thank Jessica S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Sonny's is a great place which is a favorite of locals and tourists alike. Their staff is friendly and helpful. I suggest getting their early at prime dining times.

Thank Kudu40
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have eaten breakfast here three times and it’s unbelievably wonderful I recommend the Hatteras scramble. Bacon is great the sausage is great the service was wonderful the place is packed. We went for dinner since we had two great dinners last year but were...More

Thank Mary Kay D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very unassuming restaurant! Hidden gem! Hush puppies were awesome. Service staff was efficient and friendly! Owner was present, helpful and friendly! Food was fresh, interesting and delicious! We we're pleasantly surprised! Thanks, Sonny's, Cape Hatteras, NC

Thank 518pk
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were looking for a place with a bit more atmosphere but everyone had lines out the door. Decided to give this place a try and it was very good! The hush puppies were awesome, I had crab and hubby had stuffed flounder. The waitress...More

Thank Donna P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place was amazing! We had six people in our party, some of them children and everybody loved it the food! Everything was very fresh.

Thank Kacy1
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great atmosphere and friendly people. Food was excellent and the beer was good. I made note of "We cook your catch."

Thank BCutright
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Excellent meal, no wait, wonderful service. Fresh and flavorful. Thoroughly enjoyed our meal. Highly recommend.

Thank OmahaNETraveller
Reviewed July 12, 2018 via mobile

We always end up at Sonny’s for lunch or dinner. The crab cakes and mahi-mahi were great as usual. Tasty hush puppies and clam chowder. Kids like it too.

Thank Aric A
Reviewed July 11, 2018 via mobile

excellent service top notch food i highly recommend this place!! we felt right at home here as our waitress was busy but very friendly. try the gravy and biscuits!!

Thank 24gregoryd
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September 16, 2017|
Response from Shanepeeze | Reviewed this property |
6-11am closed middle of day then opens 5pm-9pm.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Families with children, Large groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 57947 Hwy 12, Hatteras Island, NC 27943
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Outer Banks  >  Hatteras Island
  • Phone Number: +1 252-986-2922
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