Hatteras Restaurants: Mexican & Southwestern

When you’re in the mood for Baja-style fish tacos, busty burritos and smothered enchiladas, head to Mexican-style Hatteras restaurants. Family-friendly spots with multi-page menus satisfy a range of palates with offers for taco salads, chicken quesadillas and shrimp fajitas. But keep an eye out, too, for the tiny hole-in-the-wall joints that draw crowds with their authentic and delicious fare. If not everyone in your group is in the mood for Mexican, not to fret – the Hatteras dining scene includes restaurants where Mexican specialties appear alongside pasta dishes and gourmet seafood preparations. 

Rusty’s Surf And Turf

Hatteras Mexican & Southwestern
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