Hatteras Restaurants: Subs, Sandwiches, Dogs & Burgers

Sit down with a classic Outer Banks creation, such as a sandwich made with fried dolphin or a crab cake, sink your teeth into a juicy burger or keep your lunchtime choice true to North Carolina’s roots with an eastern-style pulled pork barbecue sandwich. Whatever you’re craving, Hatteras restaurants’ hand-held choices cover almost every sandwich, sub, hot dog and burger craving that could ever strike. Many of these eateries prioritize convenience. You’ll find Hatteras delis, barbecue hubs and burger joints located along N.C. Highway 12, so picking up a bite and getting back on the road makes for a quick and easy meal. Additionally, plenty of the sit-down restaurants offer sandwiches, wraps and burgers in addition to a few seafood specialties, salads or steaks. 

Atlantic Coast Cafe

Hatteras Subs, Sandwiches, Dogs & Burgers
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 – even during the 2020 safety-first switch to takeout only with curbside pickup. Offering nearly 100% of its usual menu, ACC still serves breakfast, lunch and dinner. Call in your order or order online, and they will have it packaged and ready to go. Just call them when you arrive, and a safety-masked...read more

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Froggy Dog Restaurant & Pub

Hatteras Subs, Sandwiches, Dogs & Burgers
40050 N.C. Highway 12, Avon
(252) 995-5550

New owners in 2019 breathed new life into this long-established, seafood-oriented restaurant in Avon. The owners of popular Avon restaurants Cups & Cones and Muffins & Scones are at the helm of this restaurant now, and they are committed to serving scratch-made fare. They've redesigned the pub and dining rooms with new ship-themed decor. The full bar has expanded wine and beer selections, with a large focus on craft brews...read more

New owners in 2019 breathed new life into this long-established, seafood-oriented restaurant in Avon. The...read more

Good Winds Restaurant

Hatteras Subs, Sandwiches, Dogs & Burgers
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 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

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Sonny’s Restaurant

Hatteras Subs, Sandwiches, Dogs & Burgers
57947 N.C. Highway 12, Hatteras village
(252) 986-2922

Serving Hatteras for more than 40 years, Sonny’s features breakfast, lunch and dinner. Breakfast is rib-sticking, with fabulous homemade hash browns, omelets, pancakes, homemade biscuits and sausage gravy. Lunch offers burgers, soups, seafood, salads and homemade daily specials. Dinner features nightly specials, fresh seafood platters, hand-cut steaks, pasta and mixed grills. Steamer specials include Alaskan snow crab legs, shrimp and clams. Sonny’s offers beer and...read more

Serving Hatteras for more than 40 years, Sonny’s features breakfast, lunch and dinner. Breakfast is...read more