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“Hatterasman - great fried flounder!”

The Hatterasman Drive In
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Cuisines: Seafood
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Reviewed May 6, 2013

We stopped by the Hatterasman on an impulse to get a quick snack. I went in thinking of ordering a hot dog. We ended up ordering a fried flounder sandwich and splitting it. Good thing cause the thing was huge. The flounder was fresh and certainly a real fish as it was still in fish shape. The fish was 4 times the size of the bun and although simple fare it was good. The sandwich came with shoestring style fries, also tasty. We also got an order of onion rings. They were tasty and not greasy. The locals dining at this place were very friendly and sociable

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Reviewed April 27, 2013

Read the reviews and gave the Diner a stop, I had Flounder and it was Excellent, the Diner isn't fancy, but the price and food couldn't have been better. Also the waitress and the cook was great to us, asked where we could find Wifi in town and they said use ours. As we were about to leave when they were closing, the owner came in and I met him, told him how friendly his workers were and how good the food was, I am a Vietnam Veteran, and so is he, we started talking and before we left, he gave me a Veteran's shirt from a group called the Red Tiger, what a nice individual. So if you in Cape Hatteras, stop in the Diner, you won't be disappointed.

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Reviewed April 2, 2013

stopped into the Hatterasman this past week upon arrival to the island, with 3 kids in tow, the place is amazing in their food. We had a flounder sandwich- we will be going back to get another- amazing doesn't give this sandwich full props. Kids had grilled cheese- they were delicious. Cheesesteak sub was delicious, cheeseburger was delicious! Onion rings- awesome! Great place! Great lunch!

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Thank mrfuji08
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Reviewed March 8, 2013

Good food, great prices nice local place ! We went everyday during our stay! Really good burgers, excellent flounder sandwiches!

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Reviewed March 3, 2013

We went there for lunch recently while waiting for the Ocracoke ferry - it is about a 10-minute drive from the terminal. If you're looking for nouvelle cuisine or an exotic menu, go somewhere else. If you want big hamburgers or fish sandwiches with a pile of excellent thin fries and a local ambiance then this is the place. Burgers are hand-made, 8-ounce patties with lots of extras available depending on the order. I had the flounder sandwich, which was a huge piece of fried fish and a too-small bun in a basket. Almost everything comes with a pile of fries, which were very thin - better than McDonalds. The interior is painted Carolina blue with old photos and other local memorabilia and a barter store on the side. There aren't many seats and it was crowded even during the off season. Place your order at the register - there might be wait staff during the season but not when we were there. It's a great place for a filling meal and some local color, especially if you don't mind your food fried.

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