Hatteras Restaurants: Caribbean & Mediterranean

It’s not the tropics, but Hatteras’ restaurants bring tastes of those islands to this one with their seafood specialties, flavorful spices and festive interiors. Head to upscale places for fusions of Gulf and Caribbean fare with American classics. There are also funky cafes and tiki bars with bright, beach-themed interiors that transport diners to the Bahamas. Dig into fish tacos, conch fritters or shrimp-topped pasta, and don’t forget to finish it off with an umbrella-decked, colorful cocktail.

Rusty’s Surf And Turf

Hatteras Caribbean & Mediterranean
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