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“Great local choice”
Review of Diamond Shoals

Diamond Shoals
Ranked #4 of 22 Restaurants in Buxton
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $0 - $30
Cuisines: American, Seafood, Sushi, Soups
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Restaurant details
Good for: Large groups, Local cuisine, Families with children, Kids
Dining options: Brunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Parking Available, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: Located adjacent to the Cape Hatteras Lighthouse, Diamond Shoals Restaurant has been serving up the finest local fare for decades. Known for its friendly atmosphere, fresh seafood and southern hospitality, folks have been coming back to Diamond Shoals, year after year, for its award winning clam chowder and crab bisque, homemade crab cakes, and Hatteras Island's only sushi bar. Enjoy a selection of steaks, sandwiches, the island's largest salad bar, an extensive kids menu, and fresh seafood caught by local fishermen.
Alpharetta, Georgia
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50 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Great local choice”
Reviewed October 15, 2012

Was as expected..good prices, good food- great service! Crap cake ok..fried stuff great of course! Great waitress with no name..haha- fun night.

Visited October 2012
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Victor, NY
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110 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
“Fresh, fresh seafood...it's a restaurant and a seafood market”
Reviewed October 1, 2012

Very pleased with all the food - excellent home made tarter sauce made everything just a little bit better... Had the salmon and the blue fish. Both were excellent. Didn't have dessert but they looked great. Best Sweet Potatoe fries I've ever had - not skinny shoestring style but full french fry size. Very casual - on the way to Hatteras and Ocracoke.

  • Visited September 2012
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Raleigh, North Carolina
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26 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“Best in Buxton”
Reviewed September 28, 2012

Had dinner and breakfast at Diamond Shoals. Dinner menu more than adequate and prices commensurate with other restaurants in area. Service excellent; server was attentive, knowledgeable and accommodating. One diner requested crabmeat panned in butter in place of crabcakes on shrimp-crabcake platter; server said she'd check with chef and immediately returned with approval. Food, from crabcakes to scallops to side dishes, were all excellent. At breakfast following day, menu and service also good, but scrambled eggs weren't done quite as ordered and biscuits were disappointing, slightly doughy. Overall, breakfast might rate a 4 instead of 5.

  • Visited September 2012
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youngstown, ohio
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58 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
“Great Seafood for takeout”
Reviewed September 27, 2012

We went here twice for take out. Not pricey and they cooked the shimp for you. Get the Cajun shrimp it is wonderful. Also, had a decent breakfast one morning which was good. Service was great and they have a friendly staff. Make this your stop for fresh seafood to take out.

  • Visited September 2012
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Elberton, Georgia
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75 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
“FRESH!”
Reviewed September 23, 2012 via mobile

Our party of four stopped here after visiting Cape Hatteras lighthouse for lunch. One of the park rangers said he enjoyed the food there. We each got 1 of their fried baskets and were pleased with our selections. The breading was minimal on my popcorn shrimp and the cocktail sauce had a nice tang to it. Others in our party raved about the homemade tartar sauce. Prices were very reasonable. The cashier also gave us information on finding the house used in the movie, "Nights in Rodanthe".

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