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“Terrific fresh catch”
4 of 5 bubbles Review of Diamond Shoals

Diamond Shoals
Ranked #4 of 21 Restaurants in Buxton
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $0 - $30
Cuisines: American, Seafood, Sushi, Soups
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Restaurant details
Good for: Kids, Large groups, Families with children, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, 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.
Kentucky
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37 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
“Terrific fresh catch”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 5, 2013

We had dinner here 3 times during our 2 week stay. My husband twice chose to have a bowl of the terrific clam chowder and the salad bar. I had the fresh catch: tuna, grouper. Love their cole slaw, and their seasoned green beans were very good. Consistently good quality food and friendly service.

  • Visited October 2013
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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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59 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“Average”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 29, 2013 via mobile

Everything Was Just Average, Nothing Special. Service Was Rather Slow. Blackened Tuna Was Bland. A Bit Overpriced For The Quality.

  • Visited September 2013
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Silver Spring, Maryland, United States
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18 reviews
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“Good food and exceptional service”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 25, 2013

We made reservations and were seated within a few minutes of arrival. Our very friendly and extremely efficient waitress, Brooke, served our family group a great dinner. Several of us had the Alaskan crab legs which were quite flavorful. The steak was cooked perfectly to order and was delicious. Both the chicken tenders and fried shrimp were lightly breaded and enjoyed by several people in our party. Everything came out hot and fresh. Brooke came back regularly to check on us and kept the drinks filled, and the table cleared of empty dishes. We have been here in previous years and will continue to come back.

  • Visited September 2013
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Richmond, VA
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58 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
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“Laid back”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 22, 2013

Seafood was above average, portions pretty large for the price. Very close to the Hatteras lighthouse.

Visited September 2013
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Arden, North Carolina
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48 reviews
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“Great Sushi”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 21, 2013

They have a sushi chef on staff, not just someone in the back. The sushi was very fresh and delicious. The service was OK,, our waitress disappeared.

Visited September 2013
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