Hatteras Restaurants: Outdoor Dining

So you want to know where you can dine outside at Hatteras restaurants? The better question is, where can’t you? Dine on a balcony where you can see stretches of the island and sound for miles, or sit on a grassy lawn that’s bordered by the sound. Some Hatteras restaurants may promote outdoor dining as one of their top features, and for others it’s simply part of their set up, where outdoor picnic tables invite customers to pause and enjoy sandwiches or ice cream on nice days.  

Atlantic Coast Café

Hatteras Outdoor Dining
25150 N.C. Highway 12, across from the KOA Campground, Waves
(252) 987-1200

Expect great food and awesome service at Atlantic Coast Cafe in Waves. Featuring a comfortable, casual beach atmosphere, friendly staff and free WiFi, it's open for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Stop in for great breakfasts (omelets, pancakes, the works) and fresh coffee and lunches that showcase stuffed grilled wraps, tasty burgers, unique Reubens (crab cake, shrimp, classic), their famous marinated or Cajun grilled tuna, possibly... read more

Expect great food and awesome service at Atlantic Coast Cafe in Waves. Featuring a comfortable,... read more

Good Winds Restaurant

Hatteras Outdoor Dining
24502 N.C. Highway 12, Waves Village Watersports Resort, Rodanthe
(252) 987-1100

Whether you’ve worked up an appetite kiteboarding on site or you just want a meal with a water view, Good Winds Restaurant is a good choice on northern Hatteras Island. Good Winds serves tasty and inventive beach cuisine, fresh-caught local seafood and the widest selection of wine and regional craft beer in the Tri-Villages. Located above Kitty Hawk Kites on the second floor of the... read more

Whether you’ve worked up an appetite kiteboarding on site or you just want a meal... read more