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The Hungry Pelican

205 Budleigh St, Manteo, Roanoke Island, NC 27954-9637
+1 252-473-9303
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  • Very good22%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“lunch” (48 reviews)
“sandwiches” (53 reviews)
“turkey club” (8 reviews)
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American, Deli, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
205 Budleigh St, Manteo, Roanoke Island, NC 27954-9637
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Reviewed November 4, 2018 via mobile

My wife and I are in Kansas City and she has family in Buxton. This was my first visit to OBX and we spent a week out there. One of our stops was the aquarium in Manteo. After the aquarium, we decided to stop for...More

2  Thank Ben G
Reviewed October 19, 2018 via mobile

If you like your sandwich with a lot of meat, this would be a good stop. In a true deli style operation this place delivers some excellent sandwiches, salads and soups. The staff is friendly and there is both inside and outside seating. I had...More

Thank retiree2
Reviewed October 18, 2018

The food was great and at a good price. The quantity and quality was good for the price. We enjoyed sandwiches and tomato bisque. The seating area is small but clean, cozy, and relaxing. They are blocks from the water, so we enjoyed a walk...More

1  Thank Michelle W
Reviewed October 8, 2018

We really enjoyed our lunch at this restaurant, and the service was very good also. It is very convenient to the town of Manteo, and we enjoyed our turkey club sandwich! Very nice lunch!

1  Thank Kathy P
Reviewed October 3, 2018 via mobile

Friendly service and delicious food! I love the taco salad with Fresh toppings and perfectly seasoned beef... it is so good!

Thank Caridadefe
Reviewed September 25, 2018 via mobile

Our group of 9 walked in during a rainstorm and were treated to a delicious and fast lunch! There was just enough seating in the place to accommodate everyone who was trickling through during the time we were there. Seemed like a great place to...More

1  Thank CampingintheSouth
Reviewed September 3, 2018

The Hungry Pelican is my favorite restaurant in Manteo! The owners are such talented artisans of their craft. This is the only place where I can get a Reuben sandwich that doesn't require me to use 100 napkins! There are so many types of sandwiches...More

1  Thank IslandGal1995
Reviewed September 2, 2018 via mobile

Before heading to the aquarium, we headed here for lunch. Deli sandwiches and ice cream. The deli sandwiches, though, were better than we've had for a while! 2 Godfather sandwiches on very fresh brioche buns were extremely tasty and filling. Service, both at the counter...More

1  Thank diamondback1313
Reviewed August 31, 2018

Not a fancy place but delicious food. One orders at a counter and the food is then brought to tables. We were all very pleased

Thank barbara m
Reviewed August 26, 2018

We found The Hungry Pelican off the beaten path - passing quite a few bigger, fancier looking lunch stops. I am so glad we found it! Its simple and the service is great. I had the french dip and my husband got the Godfather (kind...More

2  Thank R113NPbarbaraw
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
$5 - $8
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Highchairs Available, Accepts American Express, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 4:00 PM
11:30 AM - 4:00 PM
11:30 AM - 4:00 PM
11:30 AM - 4:00 PM
11:30 AM - 4:00 PM
11:30 AM - 4:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 205 Budleigh St, Manteo, Roanoke Island, NC 27954-9637
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Outer Banks  >  Roanoke Island  >  Manteo
  • Phone Number: +1 252-473-9303
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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.
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