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Oceana's Bistro

40774 Hwy 12, Avon, Hatteras Island, NC 27915
+1 252-995-4991
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good38%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“prime rib” (35 reviews)
“eggs benedict” (11 reviews)
“taco” (16 reviews)
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Bar, American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
40774 Hwy 12, Avon, Hatteras Island, NC 27915
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Two of us stopped in late on a Sunday evening, sat at the bar and had two Sunday Shrimp Basket special. It was excellent! Fresh NC shrimp, lightly battered and served hot. Accompanied by happy hour beers, I don't know how it could have been...More

Thank MJShannon
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wow! We thought we'd already tried all the great restaurants on Hatteras Island. I kept seeing good reviews of Oceana's Bistro so we tried lunch yesterday. I was curious about their grillers, a food style unique to me-is that possible? I ordered mine with blackened...More

Thank mimireinhard
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went in for lunch with a group of 10 people. Very rude waiter. Acted as if we were bothering him. Fyi parties of 6 or more have to go on the same check and split the price evenly. (Even if you are one person on...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

there crab meat eggs benedict was out of this world. when back the next day to get it again. very friendly staff..

Thank dansplace
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Best fried oysters I've had in a long time--perfectly cooked, which is hard to do. Fried pickles were tasty, too.

Thank eastnczoobie
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

While traveling NC-12 toward Cape Hatteras in late Oct., we decided to stop for lunch. Could not have made a better choice!! Loved server Connie C. who shared some of the area's history with us. A nicely stuffed Rubin special for hubby. Don't miss the...More

Thank Marla R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Tonight's visit gets only a two, but because on prior visits I would have given them a four, I'll give them a three for now, although I feel I'm being too generous. What was wrong tonight? Service and cold food. Would have done something about...More

Thank Rgprints
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We ate dinner here on October 21. We were a party of seven and waited about 20 minutes for a table. Our waitress was great! Stayed on top of our drink orders, was pleasant, food was promptly served, tasted great—just a great night. She didn’t...More

Thank Stephanie V
Reviewed 17 October 2017 via mobile

We have a second home nearby and frequent Oceana’s Bistro occasionally. We generally get the advertised daily specials. Especially like the oysters and ribs. Lunch is less formal and less expensive. Open all year, Oceana’s is popular with locals.

Thank Tom L
Reviewed 13 October 2017

Nice bar, friendly people, excellent food! Vacationing solo, visited Oceana's multiple times for dinner, always found someone to talk to from both sides of the bar!

Thank yudit60
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$27
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Bar Scene, Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 40774 Hwy 12, Avon, Hatteras Island, NC 27915
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Outer Banks  >  Hatteras Island  >  Avon
  • Phone Number: +1 252-995-4991
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