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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!
On a recent trip to the Outer Banks (for the first time) my husband and I ate at Owens based on Trip Advisor recommendations. It didn't disappoint. The atmosphere was so warm and inviting. It is an old Inn and was beautiful. Very romantic and...More
We ate Thanksgiving dinner here. If that feast is similar to the regular menu - it is a delicious place! The restaurant is a quaint building and the service was wonderful! Easily accessible for wheelchairs is a plus!
I've been a fan of this restaurant for 25 years. Always the best of the best, until this time. An off night? Perhaps. And I'm truly hoping that is the case. I called ahead, as the web site suggests, to let them know our party...More
Just had Thanksging dinner at Owen's Restaurant (Est 1946) in Nags Head and it was exceptional. It is buffet style after they serve you soup and salad. The buffet items available are way too numerous to mention. The restaurant is like a very large house...More
My first dinner at Owens's was in 1981 and over the intervening years I've had perhaps two dozen dinners at Owens's. The most recent was three weeks ago when my husband and I were here for a late autumn, off-season beach break. I'm very happy...More
Lots of Great Food (Not Cheap) and Friendly Staff! We went back at night to hang out up stair listening to the piano and great talks with the staff and locals! It was a great time! We were celebrating our anniversary and it was a...More
First and foremost, after the food, of course, our server, Kara, was welcoming and accommodating. When she delivered those delicious hush puppies (with cinnamon butter I might add), she had us at "Hello"!! I ordered the she crab soup (yummy), my husband had the barbeque...More