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Good Winds Seafood & Wine Bar

24502 Highway 12, Rodanthe, NC 27968
+1 252-987-1100
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good31%
  • Average19%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
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“fish tacos” (27 reviews)
“crab cakes” (26 reviews)
“fries” (36 reviews)
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American, Bar, Seafood, Pub
$$ - $$$
24502 Highway 12, Rodanthe, NC 27968
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Reviewed September 30, 2018

Four of us went for dinner on a Saturday night. Two of us had crab legs and shrimp. I think the shrimp were the best I've ever had (and I'm 69 years old - so that's saying a lot!) I'm still dreaming about them!! Also,...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Kathryn N
Reviewed August 29, 2018 via mobile

My wife and I stopped in for lunch and we were pleasantly surprised. Our server was excellent even though he was the only one there, and the crab cake sandwich was perfect, lots of crab, very little filler. They have a good local beer selection...More

Date of visit: August 2018
1  Thank Westernewyorker
Reviewed August 27, 2018 via mobile

Good Winds has beautiful views of the Pamlico sound and the restaurant is clean inside. I had the hush puppies as an appetizer which were simple and good. I then had the crab cakes with fries and green beans. The crab cakes had little fillers...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Seraphita2013
Reviewed August 24, 2018

My mom and I came to eat here and really liked the food we ended up getting served, but we were very frustrated with the wait service. Our waitress did not tell us on her own that there were several food options not available, and...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank tsarkar1995
Reviewed August 20, 2018

Early evening stop for food...party of three...at about 4pm. Place was nearly empty. Not surprising as most of Rodanthe still at beaches. Three meals were all delicious and properly cooked. Blackend fish bites, fried shrimp and fried oysters. Nice plate of calamari for an app...More

Date of visit: August 2018
1  Thank chuck384
Reviewed August 17, 2018 via mobile

We had a great dinner here last night with our family. Seafood nachos and fish bites were both delicious. They had a very nice selection of beer and wine by the glass. We waited a bit for a table but once seated our waiter Adam...More

Date of visit: August 2018
1  Thank D4382TSlauriem
Reviewed August 8, 2018 via mobile

Great food, family atmosphere, casual. Can dine inside or outside, outside was pretty windy so we ate inside. Waited for table by the window since it was near sunset. We did discover that due to decking outside restaurant people can stand at railing and block...More

Date of visit: August 2018
1  Thank Katy I
Reviewed August 7, 2018 via mobile

This was our first time at Good Winds and it won’t be our last! The place was hopping on a Monday night and I think the staff were taken by surprise because of it, but I have to say, they were amazing and hard working,...More

Date of visit: August 2018
1  Thank Autumnlover74
Reviewed August 6, 2018

Food here was excellent. Service was quick for four and food was hot and fresh. The appetizers we had were the ahi tuna, bruschetta is amazing. The fish tacos were plentiful with the catch of the day-mahi, and the price was extremely reasonable for sound...More

Date of visit: August 2018
1  Thank kfbrown67
Reviewed August 5, 2018 via mobile

We had a party of 16 and when we called, they said they don’t take reservations, so to get there no later than 5:00. We got there and they had a table for 18 ready. They gave it to us by mistake. Took a table...More

Date of visit: August 2018
2  Thank jmc91600
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August 27, 2018|
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Response from thescotthouse | Reviewed this property |
The restaurant is on the sound side but it isn’t a very long walk at all.
Daniel R
June 3, 2016|
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Response from KittyHawkKitesInc | Property representative |
We unfortunately do not in our peak season, sorry!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$7 - $24
American, Bar, Seafood, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Large groups, Kids, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Bar scene, Scenic view, Families with children
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 8:30 PM
4:00 PM - 8:30 PM
4:00 PM - 8:30 PM
4:00 PM - 8:30 PM
4:00 PM - 8:30 PM
12:00 PM - 8:30 PM
12:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 24502 Highway 12, Rodanthe, NC 27968
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Outer Banks  >  Rodanthe
  • Phone Number: +1 252-987-1100
  • E-mail
Good Winds Restaurant is located on the sound front in Rodanthe, NC and has something for everyone in the family for lunch or dinner and now Sunday brunch! One of the best spots on Hatteras Island to catch a sunset while enjoying a glass of wine or tantalizing appetizer. Take a look at our menu below and then come in for a visit and enjoy the breathtaking views paired with exceptionally great food.
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