Overlooking Shallowbag Bay and the Manteo harbor, this Outer Banks waterfront restaurant offers finely crafted, chef-prepared dishes for seafood lovers, meat eaters, vegetarians, vegans and gluten-free eaters alike in a laid-back, friendly and welcoming atmosphere. Enjoy a Full-Service Bar at an Outer Banks Boat-Up Restaurant. Open for lunch from 11:00am to 4:00pm, 7 days a week. There’s something for everyone!
OBX Breweries, Restaurants & Distilleries
Olives Greek Taverna
Deciding to spread the love, Nick and Gayle have now come to share their love for food with the people of the Outer Banks. Join them in their adventure and taste the flavors of Greece right here in Downtown Manteo. Relax and enjoy lunch or dinner at Olives on the patio or overlooking Shallowbag Bay during a stay at our Outer Banks bed and breakfast.
Stripers Bar & Grill
Get ready for three floors of great waterfront views with a classic seaside menu. Get your award-winning clam chowder, land-lover favorites like meatloaf and enchiladas, and the best local seafood – they’ll even prepare your own fresh catch!
Blue Water Grill & Raw Bar
Overlooking the docks at Pirate’s Cove Marina, this restaurant with a relaxed feel offers everything you would want at a great seafood price and more! Check out their tiki bar on the water’s edge for good drinks and a good time.
This casual OBX restaurant with a southwestern flair is a great spot for anyone looking for a flavorful meal. Not only will you find the best tacos in town, but you can also choose from Burgers with a twist, Crab Mac N Cheese, Rib Eye Steak, festive Salads, and much more.
Lost Colony Café & Brewery
Grab a pint and get ready to dive into a delicious meal. Their spectrum of pub-style favorites, that all pair with your favorite brew! Right next door is their tasting room, a cozy bar where you can enjoy funky and chill atmosphere while sipping on homemade, award-winning beers.
Poor Richard’s Sandwich Shop
The pub-style restaurant mimics the interior of a ship’s cabin: To enter, you climb the sloping ramp and make your way down the narrow, wood-paneled hall to the counter where you’ll place your order. Slide into one of the cozy booths or sit at one of the tables on the open air back porch for views of the docked ships and Manteo Waterfront. Poor Richard’s is a regular local nighttime hangout in Manteo. Local and regional solo artists and bands make frequent appearances at Poor Richard’s, boosting the scene with nighttime entertainment.
The Hungry Pelican
Fresh and filling best describes the menu at this locally-owned sandwich shop. Grab a steak and cheese sandwich, gourmet grilled cheese, a home-made soup, or a healthy salad. Top it off with a sweet treat, like ice cream, a cookie or fresh-made cinnamon roll. A great place to eat in or take out.
Sunset Dinner at Anchor
Experience the hidden treasure and beautiful seascapes that the Outer Banks have to offer all while enjoying an unforgettable dining experience. Enjoy a sunset sail with dinner at anchor, or a special Sunday sail with brunch.
Breweries & Distilleries
Lost Colony Brewery & Café
This OBX brewery is located in downtown Manteo and specializing in British and Irish style beers. They also have a location in Stumpy Point that is housed in a 10,000 square foot former boat shop, capable of producing 1,000 gallons of beer at a time. Tours at the Stumpy Point facility are temporarily unavailable due to Coronavirus; however, beer is available at the café.
Outer Banks Distillery
This local rum maker with a seafaring pirate theme is just around the corner from the White Doe Inn – they’ll make sure you ARRRRRG having a good time! We love these guys! They renovated one of the town’s historic buildings to start a rum distillery, they have contributed so much to our community and THEY MAKE AWSOME RUM AND WHISKEY. They promote a part of Outer Banks history through their products. They are fun and dedicated. Their distillery tours are temporarily suspended, but you can still taste and purchase their Kill Devil Rum.