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Atlantic Coast Cafe

Nc Hwy 12, Waves, Hatteras Island, NC 27982
+1 252-987-1200
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good36%
  • Average15%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“pancakes” (14 reviews)
“fries” (41 reviews)
“fish tacos” (35 reviews)
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American, Cafe, Seafood
$$ - $$$
Nc Hwy 12, Waves, Hatteras Island, NC 27982
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Enjoyed the fish bites basket with coleslaw while on the way to the beach. Loved it. Laid-back place with really friendly staff. Well-worth your stop while on Highway 12.

Thank 986madvc
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

There was not alot of places to choose for breakfast in the area. The prices are not to high. The service and food was great. I ordered up at the counter and the drinks was at the table even before I got back to the...More

Thank D'Wayne H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had fried shrimp fish and crab cake. Shrimp and fish were very good and the crab cake was delicious. Our crab cake was bigger than most I've had and was very flavorful.

Thank KingRichard59
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were on a mission to get to our beach house to check-in, but knew we could rely on ACC for a great carry-out dinner...they never disappoint!! The customer service over the phone was A+, the carry out experience was A+ and the food was...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped here for a quick breakfast. Two positives, they were nice and the food came quick. It was the typical greasy spoon breakfast. Nothing terribly unique or different. Same breakfast you could get at home for cheaper. Went looking for something unique and didn’t...More

Thank dezire2adpt
Reviewed May 5, 2018 via mobile

Friendly service and decent food. Good sandwiches for lunch and nice breakfast fare. The smoothies are really good.

Thank yourfatmomma
Reviewed May 1, 2018 via mobile

Just WOW!The food is awesome! The best part about ACC are the great guys that work there! Always friendly and darn good looking too! Try the shrimp wrap you won't be disappointed!

Thank cpcvbva
Reviewed April 27, 2018 via mobile

Right across the street from the KOA is the Atlantic Coast Cafe on the sound. Outdoor dining is available. Great menu. Had a huge crab cake, fries and slaw. Delish! Fish basket was good also. Very hearty portions. The service was great and prices very...More

Thank Betty4697
Reviewed April 14, 2018

The lady who took our order was very nice and attentive. We enjoyed the pancakes and my omelet and grits were perfectly cooked. We would go back when in Rodanthe. Which is pronounced in three syllables!

Thank Tracy B
Reviewed March 31, 2018 via mobile

Great little seafood place right on the sound. Good at sunset for a great view. Some patio seating. Good seating options. Plenty of parking. We had fried seafood baskets & shrimp poboy. My husband is a major seafood fan & said the crab cake was...More

Thank Lois P
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Families with children
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 8:30 PM
7:00 AM - 8:30 PM
7:00 AM - 8:30 PM
7:00 AM - 8:30 PM
7:00 AM - 8:30 PM
7:00 AM - 8:30 PM
7:00 AM - 8:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Nc Hwy 12, Waves, Hatteras Island, NC 27982
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Outer Banks  >  Hatteras Island  >  Waves
  • Phone Number: +1 252-987-1200
Atlantic Coast Cafe. Great sandwiches, reubens, wraps, burgers, seafood, salads, smoothies, coffees . . . and the best breakfast for miles around! Family friendly. Free WiFi. Full menu available for take out. Catering menu available. Open 7 am daily, 7 days/wk, Mar-Oct. Handicapped accessible. NC Hwy 12, Waves (across from the KOA).
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