One of the best parts about spending Thanksgiving in a Shoreline OBX rental is the fact that they all come with fully equipped kitchens. Preparing your holiday feast will be a breeze! However, if you’d rather avoid the stress of cooking and let someone else do the work for you, no problem! There is a wide array of delectable restaurants in the area that will be serving up Turkey Day meals for you and your loved ones. Whether you’re in the mood for fresh, local seafood, or a traditional smorgasbord of turkey and fixin’s, you’re sure to find the place for the perfect holiday meal.
Take a look at some of our favorite eateries in this Outer Banks Thanksgiving Restaurants Guide!
Outer Banks Thanksgiving Restaurants Guide:
Location: 1197 Duck Road, Duck, NC 27949
This cafe specializes in global and local cuisines, plus wine and spirits, in a cozy setting with an exciting open kitchen.
Location: 1264 Duck Rd, Duck, NC 27949
Enjoy Caribbean-style seafood in a waterfront setting with an outdoor deck, tiki bars, a raw bar, and a sushi bar.
Location: 4700 N Virginia Dare Trail, Kitty Hawk, NC 27949
Comfortably divided into intimate dining nooks, this spot features meat & seafood fare with local ingredients.
Location: 7114 S Virginia Dare Trail, Nags Head, NC 27959
Owen’s has been serving Outer Banks locals and visitors since 1946. Visit them and take a bite out of seafood, steaks, pasta, and more.
Location: 705 S Croatan Hwy, Kill Devil Hills, NC 27948
This local outpost is a family-owned regional chain offering seafood buffets and American eats.
Location: 6708 S Croatan Hwy, Nags Head, NC 27959
Enjoy water views from this eatery while indulging in seafood, cocktails, and wine. They also have a fantastic kids’ menu.
Location: 1461 Duck Rd, Duck, NC 27949
This upscale restaurant serves up New Southern fare from the inside of a restored 1870s rescue station.
Location: 1630 N Croatan Hwy, Kill Devil Hills, NC 27948
This shark-themed restaurant appeals to families with its vast seafood and steak menu.