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BoardWok South

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26006 Hwy 12, Waves, Hatteras Island, NC 27982
+1 252-987-1080
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Tue - Sat 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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48 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 27, 2016 via mobile

The food was ok. We had a takeout order and it took about 45 minutes to get our food and they were not busy at all. It was very overpriced but the woman working there was very nice.

Thank Melissa L
Salvo, North Carolina
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 25, 2016

I love going to Boardwok! The service is warm and genuine, and the vibe is relaxed and accommodating. We went for dinner a couple weeks ago and had the ahi and seaweed salad appetizer, crab soup and the dinner special. Radio Hatteras was the music of choice which we loved! Excellent value for the price, and there is something on... More 

1 Thank 27972
Lewes, Delaware, United States
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17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 24, 2016

We read the reviews and decided to try this place. It seems to be very clean and nice inside but we were not impressed with the food. Some in our party thought the slaw was too spicy. I had lo mein and it did not seem to be fresh made (noodles were stuck together) and everything was an upcharge. We... More 

Thank Anne K
Ann Arbor, Michigan
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25 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 19, 2016 via mobile

We shared the sashimi tuna appetizer, and were astonished that the portion was so generous and tender. Amazing! Then came the crab cake and scallop dinner with a huge side salad. The crab cake was lightly seasoned and packed solidly with nothing but luscious crab meat, and the five huge juicy scallops were equally delicious. We also enjoyed watching the... More 

2 Thank Wendy R
Doylestown, Pennsylvania
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169 reviews
110 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 11, 2016 via mobile

We stopped in unannounced and we were seated immediately. That's good but makes you wonder with a party of 9. The tuna tacos were done perfect with a red center and fresh taste. The spring rolls were good. The teriyaki chicken was tasty. The General Tso's and sesame chicken were way overdone and jerky. The crab cakes were excellent and... More 

Thank James M
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11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 19, 2016 via mobile

This is my new favorite restaurant! I have been twice and both times have been awesome. The fried rice they serve with the steaks sounds odd but it's the best I've ever had. The house dressing is super yummy, we even got a bottle to take home. I got a ribeye on my first visit and the filet mignon on... More 

1 Thank rebeccalt22
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11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 10, 2016 via mobile

My husband & I stayed down the street & were looking for a nice dinner, so after searching the internet for options, we tried the Boardwok South. They had a menu that sounded delicious, and they did not dissappoint! While this restaurant is tucked in a little strip mall & doesn't look like much from the outside, it was very... More 

2 Thank Jessica W
Abingdon, Virginia, United States
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2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 27, 2016 via mobile

Excellent crab cakes. Wonderful owners. A local favorite. Worth the trip. Love the music and atmosphere Try it. You will not be disappointed Excellent

3 Thank Donna J
Newtown Square, Pennsylvania
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28 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 3, 2015

This was honestly one of the only restaurants in Salvo that was open when we were down there but that didn't matter as we went here based on other reviews and it did not disappoint! Great food. Casual atmosphere and local vibe. I had an asian dish that was really good and tasty. The portions are not HUGE either which... More 

Thank Elisa D
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 14, 2015

My wife and I asked around only to discover one of the best restaurants on Hatteras Island. It seems to be a hidden gem for the locals but can cater to any size party (there was a table of 15)! The menu is Asian inspired with additional offerings of hand cut steaks and fresh seafood (crab cakes were amazing). I'm... More 

1 Thank Rob B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$13 - $30
Chinese, American, Asian, Seafood
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 26006 Hwy 12, Waves, Hatteras Island, NC 27982
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Outer Banks  >  Hatteras Island  >  Waves
  • Phone Number: +1 252-987-1080
This is a small local restaurant in the heart of the tri-villages on Hatteras Island. Everything is prepared to order. We recommend calling in for to-go orders and large party seating. We have a large local and homeowner following and going into 2017 being our 16th year in business. Please allow patience during the season as we are open from 5pm - 9pm daily. Fresh steaks, seafood, and asian cuisine.

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