Breakfast is the most important meal of the day. And, in the Outer Banks, it gets the respect that it deserves. From Nags Head to Corolla, there are plenty of excellent early-morning options for food that definitely don’t disappoint. Follow our guide and find the five best Outer Banks breakfast restaurants in no time at all! While you’re here, don’t forget to request access to our complimentary Vacation Guide. With our guide, you’ll find even more amazing restaurants, some of the best Outer Banks attractions, and a few seasonal events that offer the perfect way to spice up your next beach trip!

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The 5 Best Outer Banks Breakfast Restaurants

Whether you’re staying in Kill Devil Hills or Nags Head, finding an incredible breakfast spot that’s near you is never an issue. Discover all of the best options with our guide to the five best Outer Banks breakfast restaurants!

Sam & Omie’s- Nags Head

Delicious food, an authentic feel, and a welcoming atmosphere are all a part of the Sam and Omie’s experience. The fact that the restaurant is a regular stop among fishermen before they hit the water for the day is a testament to Sam and Omie’s time-tested status as a premier Outer Banks breakfast spot. Don’t miss out on this piece of Nags Head history on your next beach getaway.

Atlantic Coast Cafe- Hatteras

Atlantic Coast Cafe is known for their fresh seafood. Additionally, they also serve a delicious breakfast every morning. Warm pancakes, syrupy french toast, cheesy omelets, and fresh-squeezed juices are just a few things that you’ll find on the menu. If you get the chance to eat here, don’t forget to try one of the homemade muffins!

Barrier Island Bagels- Kitty Hawk

For lighter, healthier breakfast options, Barrier Island Bagels has everything the health-conscious beachgoer might need. Besides the outstanding fresh bagels, you’ll find handmade smoothies, acai bowls, salads, and much more on Barrier Island Bagels’ menu. This restaurant is also perfect for a quick lunch or a snack on the way to the beach!

Henry’s- Kill Devil Hills

Stop by Henry’s every morning as early as 7 a.m. to get your day started off the right way. This classic Outer Banks restaurant has been serving breakfast, lunch, and dinner every day of the year since 2009. Their extensive menu has all of your favorite breakfast items as well as some delicious, site-specific options like crab benedict! Enjoy breakfast at the beach on your next visit to the Outer Banks.

Front Porch Cafe- Nags Head

Front Porch Cafe is the best place to start your morning. Delicious, freshly brewed coffee and homemade baked goods are waiting for you! This is the best option for a grab-and-go breakfast for those of you who are in a hurry or don’t feel like a sit-down breakfast. Try one of their signature drinks or a chocolate-filled croissant the next time you’re in the area!

How to Find the Perfect Beach House

It doesn’t matter which Outer Banks communities you call home. A comfortable and luxurious vacation rental is right around every corner when you book with Shoreline OBX. Finding the perfect place to call home on your beach getaway has never been easier.

For example, Pamela’s is a stunning, oceanside home in Corolla that comfortably sleeps 16 guests! Take in views of the ocean from the deck of your own private pool on your next beach trip! Wake up feeling rested each morning and take the short, 300-foot walk down to the beach! What more could you ask for? Discover a house that’s right for you and start planning your getaway today!

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