Expect great food and awesome service at Atlantic Coast Cafe in Waves. This destination cafe on Hatteras Island offers online ordering and expanded seating for curbside pickup or outside dining. Indoor seating will return as soon as COVID settles down. Open from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m., the ACC features a full menu of hot and fresh breakfasts — pancakes, omelettes, the Monte Cristo, Hatteras Breakfast Wrap, fresh coffee and breakfast sides. Lunches and dinners showcase stuffed grilled wraps, tasty burgers, unique Reubens (crab cake, shrimp, classic), their famous marinated or Cajun grilled tuna, delicately fried seafood and chicken strip baskets, grilled fresh seafood dinners and the signature double-shelled fish tacos. Tasty starters, salads, side, smoothies, cafe mochas/lattes, chai tea, fresh muffins, killer desserts, a kids' menu and a variety of beverages plus beer and wine all add up to an enjoyable and affordable Hatteras Island meal. Check out the full menu and ordering info online.
Expect great food and awesome service at Atlantic Coast Cafe in Waves. This destination cafe on Hatteras Island offers online ordering and expanded seating for curbside pickup or outside dining. Indoor seating will return as soon as COVID settles down. Open from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m., the ACC features a full menu of hot and fresh breakfasts — pancakes, omelettes, the Monte Cristo, Hatteras Breakfast...read more
Expect great food and awesome service at Atlantic Coast Cafe in Waves. This destination cafe...read more
Whether you’ve worked up an appetite kiteboarding on-site or you just want a meal with a water view, Good Winds Restaurant is an excellent 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 Waves Village Watersports Resort in Rodanthe, Good Winds is known for delicious food at a reasonable price and for the most spectacular sunsets on the Outer Banks. Situated directly on the soundfront overlooking a premier kiteboarding spot, Good Winds is an unforgettable setting for a romantic dinner, casual get-together with friends or family outing.
Whether you’ve worked up an appetite kiteboarding on-site or you just want a meal with a water view, Good Winds Restaurant is an excellent 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
If you're looking for a quick breakfast or lunch, stop by the Anchor Grill food truck in Rodanthe. You'll find it on the sound side, right along Highway 12, at Camp Hatteras RV Resort and Campground. Breakfast features sandwiches, biscuit sandwiches, biscuits & gravy, french toast, pancakes and other favorites, while lunch includes fish tacos, burgers, corn dogs, hot dogs, barbecue sandwiches, fried shrimp and...read more
Beads & Beans is celebrating its fifth year in business and the first season in its new, first-floor, soundfront location. You will find them in the same building with Austin's Seafood, right next to Lisa's Pizzeria. This family-owned and -operated, island-style coffee house offers fresh espresso and coffee creations using N.C. roasted beans, as well as super-thick milkshakes, fun frappes, whole-fruit smoothies (yes, there is acai)...read more
Boardwok South brings something for the adventurous palates of Hatteras Island. Boardwok offers delicious Asian-style entrees from the wok, incorporating fresh vegetables, seafood, chicken, rice and noodles into flavorful, healthful dishes. There’s also an Americanized side to the menu with land and sea specialties (try the “steak and cake”), crab cakes, scallops, kids’ offerings and excellent sides. The steaks are hand cut and the seafood...read more
You probably know what to expect from Dairy Queen. Stop here for delicious soft-serve ice cream, old-fashioned dip tops, Blizzards, sundaes, cool drinks and other eats like burgers, fries and hot dogs.read more
Forbes Candies & Coffee offers the sweet treats that Forbes Candies has been known for since 1930. They are well known for saltwater taffy and have more than 25 delicious flavors. They make old-fashioned fresh fudge from scratch and have a big variety of homemade chocolates. At this location they also offer coffee, including a full espresso bar with specialty coffee and espresso drinks. The...read more
When you're fresh out of the water in the Tri-Villages and looking for a healthy snack, head to Hatteras Bowls. This food truck, which stays in the same place in Waves all summer, serves Acai bowls with all the fresh toppings, vegan ice cream, ice-free smoothies and avocado toast, along with coffee, tea and good vibes. You'll be glad to note that Hatteras Bowls uses...read more
Hwy 12 Amusements has a lot to offer for family fun. Outdoors there’s an 18-hole minigolf course right on the sound and a 45-foot tall rock climbing wall on the outside of the building. Indoors you’ll find bowling, laser tag and all manner of arcade games, including Skee-Ball and air hockey. Kids (of all ages) can collect tickets after playing games and use them to...read more
Leonardo’s offers fresh-made, New York-style pizza with a variety of toppings, plus salads, calzones and hearty subs stuffed with all the favorite fillings. They sell individual slices at lunch. Leonardo’s is at St. Waves Plaza in Waves. They offer dine-in service or you can pick up your order or have it delivered in Rodanthe, Waves or Salvo. Call for seasonal hours.read more
Lisa’s, in business since 1986, is legendary on Hatteras Island. Everyone comes here for lunch or dinner to chow down on Italian favorites like hand-tossed pizza, calzones, lasagna, manicotti and spaghetti. Submarine sandwiches, wraps and burgers are also on the menu. The side dishes, including salads, fried mushrooms and broccoli, chicken wings and garlic cheese bread, are outstanding. Lisa's serves beer and wine, including nine...read more
There’s a constant flow of customers at this convenience store deli counter, so you know that’s a sign the food is delicious. The deli’s breakfast offerings include fresh-made biscuits and breakfast platters, breakfast sandwiches on croissants, muffins, bagels, toast or biscuits and more. For lunch you can get deli sandwiches, vegetables and french fries with daily specials available Monday through Friday. They also offer eight-,...read more