We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
$25 Amazon.com Gift Card Get yours when you book a hotel on TripAdvisor and review your stay!

The Hungry Pelican

Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
205 Budleigh St, Manteo, Roanoke Island, NC 27954-9282
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
Open now
All hours
Mon - Sat 11:30 am - 3:00 pm
More Info
Add Photo Write a Review

103 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Showing 103: English reviews
Charleston, South Carolina
Level Contributor
989 reviews
751 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 392 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Came in for ICE CREAM. The guy behind the counter was very generous with his scoops. Other places can be stingy, but you get your money's worth here. Hits the spot on days that hover near 100oF. Good selections and whether you get it in the cone or in a cup it is very good.

Thank JPSaleebyMD
Level Contributor
18 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Awesome service and awesome ice cream! A true hidden gem for this family of 6! So afordable and ice cream to die for! Thank you!

Thank njtravelermomof4
Richmond, VA
Level Contributor
36 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stopped in with our 19 month old and were very impressed! The food was delicious and came out quickly. There was also a great kids menu!

Thank travelck
Manteo, North Carolina
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I happily eat here often. I love the BLT salad and the Hawaiian Chicken salad! The Chipotle chicken sandwich and the Angry Bird sandwich and the Smokin Nutty chicken sandwich are also delicious! The Cream of Tomato Basil soup hits the spot with grilled cheese on cool rainy days! Everything is made to order and always fresh!

Thank buka4mee
Raleigh, North Carolina, United States
Level Contributor
123 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very good sandwiches on ciabatta bread. Almost too much to finish. The Italian was perfect but the menu offers something for all. We didn't try the ice cream but many of the customers said it was great.

Thank Jeannie M
Level Contributor
17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Small little resturant in quiet Manteo on Roanoke island. Fresh deli sandwiches. Nothing terribly special. Hot sandwiches were served hot. Resturant could use some updating on the inside, but nice for a quick bite to eat.

Thank Fred H
Manteo, North Carolina
Level Contributor
55 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a friendly, reasonably priced deli place in town. They have a good variety of subs, salads, etc...and are very willing to make new combinations if requested. I've been here a handful of times & my husband comes here often on his lunch breaks. It is clean, bright and comfortable, with foods that will please your whole party. Lunch... More 

Thank snippychick
Woodbury Heights
Level Contributor
5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2016 via mobile

This cute deli is tucked away in a little corner in Manteo. The food is made fresh to order, with a variety of delectable gourmet options on the menu. Gourmet but extremely reasonable pricing. Their kids menu has a variety of options that every child would love. I'm so glad we happend upon this gem, our family will be returning.

Thank Jill D
Franklinton, North Carolina
Level Contributor
165 reviews
138 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2016

We went to the listed #1 place which is a lie and felt robbed then came here...Trip Advisor redeemed itself. Sandwiches were delicious and we highly recommend them. Do not waste your money down the street and come here. The sandwiches are hands down the best on the island. My wife had the Angry Bird and its amazing. Enjoy!

Thank Leon G
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2016 via mobile

This place is a must for lunch if you are in Manteo! The owners and the best and prepare your food to order! Everything is fresh! Huge portions and prices you can't beat! Don't skip on the desserts made fresh! If your in the mood for ice cream get it here you will pay less than the other places in... More 

Thank Jessica E

Travelers who viewed The Hungry Pelican also viewed

Manteo, Roanoke Island
Manteo, Roanoke Island

Been to The Hungry Pelican? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$5 - $8
American, Soups, Delicatessen
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Scenic view, Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 205 Budleigh St, Manteo, Roanoke Island, NC 27954-9282
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Outer Banks  >  Roanoke Island  >  Manteo
  • Phone Number: 12524739303
An owner operated deli in historic downtown Manteo. Great deli style sandwiches on baked to order rolls. Fresh cut salads, homemade dressings, house made side dishes and soups. Ice cream and desserts available also. Eat in or takeout. Outside seating is available, pets welcome there.

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from The Hungry Pelican staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?