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Enjoy Homemade Buttermilk Biscuit Sandwiches for Breakfast or Deli Sandwiches and Daily Specials overlooking Manteo’s Main Street from the Pub or enjoy the sound views and boardwalk from the waterfront dining room and porch.
PRICE RANGE
$3 - $10
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
CUISINES
American, Deli, Soups, Bar
FEATURES
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free off-street parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Accepts American Express, Accepts Credit Cards, Live Music, Waterfront
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

My husband suggested calling in our order to Poor Richard’s to save a little time. Brilliant!! He walked in passed about 15 guest in line and within 5 min. walked out with our picnic fixings. Menu reads well. We decided on Philly Cheese Steak sandwich’s....Sandwiches were cooked perfectly. Onion rings would probably be better if we had enjoyed them inside. Oh, almost forgot... soups were delicious. Took our goodies a few blocks away to a lovely park and enjoyed our picnic goodies from Poor Richard’s Sandwich shop. We highly recommend.More

Date of visit: May 2021
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Reviewed April 5, 2021

We were unprepared for the quality and size of our sandwiches! The sandwiches are more like two meals in one! Come with a large appetite and you will not be disappointed. We went over the Easter weekend and had a delightful lunch in Maneo, right...on the water with plenty of boats and photo-ops. The vast selection at Poor Richards made a choice very difficult, but pleasurable. We thoroughly enjoyed ourselves.More

Date of visit: April 2021
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Reviewed March 27, 2021

Very nice place. Use the wall menu to make your choice and then order at the counter. I had both the turkey reuben and the corned beef reuben. Both were excellent. Also tasted the fries - extra crispy=nice. Potato salad could use something more than...just potatoes and a cream sauce [maybe some celery or bits of bell pepper?]. You can eat outside by the boats.More

Date of visit: March 2021
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Reviewed March 4, 2021

When my girlfriend and I visit OBX, we frequently venture over to Manteo to grab a sandwich at Poor Richard's. The crew is very friendly, the service is fast, and the food is fantastic!! No matter what we get, we're thrilled with our selections! Yummy...food, good prices, and a great staff - that's the trifecta!More

Date of visit: December 2020
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Reviewed February 25, 2021

Stopped for lunch and shared a “Heart Attack” wrap with baked beans and potato chips—yum! It was a perfect serving for 2. They offer beer on tap and fountain drinks. We sat outside on the picnic tables next to the building and watched boat traffic...in the harbor and birds doing acrobatics above.More

Date of visit: February 2021
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Reviewed January 24, 2021 via mobile

cozy sandwich shop on the waterfront with unique sandwich selections. Located downtown Manteo. I had the Cali wrap with grilled chicken and fresh avocado.

Date of visit: January 2021
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Reviewed January 2, 2021

On vacation we ate here twice in one week. This time we got take out to go watch the sun set. The food was not as good as when we dined in. For some reason all of our sandwiches were on wraps.

Date of visit: August 2020
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Reviewed December 29, 2020 via mobile

Good service, good food, good prices. Even though it was cold we sat outside on their patio to avoid COVID germs. They bought our food out to us and it was a nice spot to sit at with a lovely view of the water.

Date of visit: December 2020
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Reviewed November 12, 2020 via mobile

It’s was a rainy day and we changed plans and stopped into Poor Richards for a late lunch...good decision. The BEST Reuben sandwich and onion rings with a yummy crisp dill pickle! Great service and super clean.

Date of visit: November 2020
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Reviewed October 15, 2020

Every time we eat at Poor Richard's I am amazed that they can keep it all together what with the traffic. The place is busy but the wait it not that long. Our sandwiches were of excellent quality and the service was good. We have...had a wide variety of food and nothing disappointed.More

Date of visit: October 2020
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Response from sdudley24 | Reviewed this property |
Yes...you will have no issues having your pet with you on the back patio at Poor Richards. Afterwards, you should take a stroll along the docks where it is very pet friendly. :-)
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Frequently Asked Questions about Poor Richard's Sandwich Shop

  • Yes, Poor Richard's Sandwich Shop offers takeout services.

  • Yes, Poor Richard's Sandwich Shop offers delivery services.

  • Poor Richard's Sandwich Shop is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travelers:
    • Food: 4.5
    • Service: 4
    • Value: 4.5
    • Atmosphere: 4