4 Outer Banks Restaurants You Won’t Want to Miss

Though you can prepare your meals from the comfort of your Outer Banks Beach Club unit, one of the best parts about going on vacation is getting to try all types of new places to eat. You’ll find a wide variety and quality options for dining out all within a close distance of the resort. Check out fresh, local seafood, great BBQ (a North Carolina specialty), and some great local restaurants listed here!

1. Ocean Boulevard Bistro & Martini Bar

Located right across the beach in Kitty Hawk, Ocean Boulevard Bistro & Martini Bar has been serving up delicious upscale food since 1995. Always warm and welcoming, they have become known in the area not only for their amazing seafood and southern cuisine but for their top-notch hospitality as well! Sit out on the patio to enjoy a view of the ocean just across the street or sit at the chef’s counter to get a front-row view of your food being prepared! This is the perfect place to come try great local cuisine!

2. Duck Donuts

Hungry in the morning? Then check out Duck Donuts! Opened in 2007, Duck Donuts has expanded but never forgotten its roots in Duck, NC. Founded by Russ DiGilio, who vacationed with his family in the Outer Banks as a kid, Duck Donuts features a wide assortment of flavors and specialty donuts sure to impress every customer! This sweet spot is perfect for an early morning treat!

3. High Cotton NC BBQ

Opened by Will Thorp, a North Carolina Native, in 2002, High Cotton Barbeque has quickly become a local mainstay! After going through culinary school, Thorp began working at other famous restaurants up and down the Outer Banks. Located in Kitty Hawk, High Cotton serves up brisket that is raved about in the Outer Banks, as well as wonderful sides like mac n’ cheese, and to-die-for fried chicken. High Cotton is easily one of the “must visit” hotspots to visit when you’re vacationing along the Outer Banks.

4. Steamers 

When you’re traveling to the Outer Banks, there should always be one particular type of cuisine on your mind: seafood! Steamers, located in Southern Shores, has been serving up some of the highest quality steamed, grilled, and fresh fried seafood in the Outer Banks since 1994. The restaurant serves fresh seafood prepared in unbelievably tasty ways and offers its entire menu as a take-out option. Pick up a great seafood meal and enjoy it out on the beach or in your beach house, or dine in at the restaurant.

No matter where you go in the Outer Banks, you are sure to find something delicious to eat! Try one or all of these delectable dining establishments during your stay at Outer Banks Beach Club I & II.