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Since 1946, four generations of locals and visitors have experienced the famous food and hospitality of the Owens and Shannon families.We are celebrating 69 years in business, in the same location, making us the oldest restaurant in the state of North Carolina! Owens Restaurant serves classic Southern coastal cuisine. We specialize in fresh and local seafood from North Carolina waters, exceptional Prime Western beef, and flavorful pastas. Our customers marvel at our collection of museum quality artifacts dedicated to the maritime history of the Outer Banks. Come see us for delicious food, exceptional service and warm Southern hospitality!
Been coming to Owens since I was a little kid in the 70s. Owens has done a wonderful job adapting to the covid changes. We did same day call ahead seating for outdoor dining. It was easy and great. I had the filet with broccoli...More
Second time ordering the family to-go meals and both experiences were excellent. The food was delicious and portions were generous. Perfect for families on vacation. Curbside service was convenient and the staff were very kind. Highly recommended!
We went to Owen's based on a review from a couple we met at our hotel pool....
The atmosphere and service were excellent. The food was very good but expensive. Spent close to $100 for two of us...entrees run around $35 ,per person.
We had a fillet Oscar style and the Hatteras seafood combination. The fillet was cooked perfectly. Good hollandaise sauce asparagus and jumbo lump crab on top.
The Hatteras seafood combination was excellent. All fresh seafood shrimp scallops and jumbo lump all boiled to perfection. Without...More
We recently visited the Outer Banks and this was our best dinner! The food was delicious. I had the Hatteras Combination and my husband has the Mariner platter. The seafood was fresh and delicious. Our server was outstanding. Would definitely go back.
We came for our anniversary dinner. Kind of disappointed. Food was ok, just nothing to write home about. We had the Tenderloin Tips and Shrimp over linguine and Shrimp and Scallops. The pasta just wasn't very delicious, it lacked seasoning. The seafood was just average....More
My family went for dinner here while on vacation in OBX and the food was simply delightful! On the expensive end, Owens' atmosphere was very calming and comfortable. The high bill in the end was worth it. I had red snapper with a berry salsa...More