Hatteras Restaurants: American Fusion & Gourmet

The general vibe on Hatteras Island, for the most part, is pretty casual and is known for sticking to its culture that’s based on these seasoned fishing villages. However, when it comes to Hatteras restaurants, don’t think you won’t find gourmet cuisine here or chefs playing with innovative fusions of different types of cuisine. Flavors inspired by the South Pacific Islands, Japan, Mexico and Europe mingle in seafood dishes, steak dinners and more. And don’t judge these Hatteras restaurants by looks alone. Even the spots housed in quaint cottages can whip out oysters by the half shell, seared filets and pasta bursting with fresh seasonal vegetables. 

Rusty’s Surf And Turf

Hatteras American Fusion & Gourmet
47355 N.C. Highway 12, Buxton
(252) 995-4184

Rusty’s Surf and Turf brings the bold flavors and colors of the tropics to Hatteras Island. Owner and chef Rusty Midgett, a native who left the island and honed his restaurant and kitchen experience in some of Philadelphia’s top restaurants, is inspired in the kitchen by the places he has traveled on surf trips – the Caribbean, the Mexican Riviera, the Pacific Rim. Let him... read more

Rusty’s Surf and Turf brings the bold flavors and colors of the tropics to Hatteras... read more