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Oceana's Bistro

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40774 Hwy 12, Avon, Hatteras Island, NC 27915
+1 252-995-4991
08:00 - 21:00
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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39 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Quick wait, good food. Cozy ambience. Bar was packed from what I could see. I sat in the dining room. It's not a fancy place, but feels very comfortable. Flip flops were okay. Was able to walk here from my rental. I'd go again when I visit.

Thank Shatura
Washington, DC
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34 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Unlike most reviewers, I was not overwhelmed by Oceana's. Being off season, it is not surprising that the restaurant was crowded, and we chose to sit in the bar rather than wait 20 minutes for a table. That was not the problem. Even the "antics" of many at the bar, who had apparently been there for many hours, were "entertaining."... More 

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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57 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We have been coming down for years, as always we stop (even through the various ownership changes) but this is a great location and never disappoints. The staff is very nice, the food is delicious and MADE, not frozen - drinks are fun and plenty. Great specials. Sauce for the wahoo tacos is awesome!!

Thank PeJm1093
Corapeake, North Carolina
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped here in the off-season and the staff was great about providing full service and a varied menu. The crabcakes were delicious, so much so that we returned in April.

Thank swamplady
Winston Salem, North Carolina
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A great local bar and restaurant with great nightly specials. Play the PBR game when you order a Blue Ribbon and you might win it for free. All of the food is great, but one of our favorites is the 1 dollar Tacos. They serve a peanut butter pie that is to die for. Go early or play to wait... More 

Thank dlysell
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great meal both times. Hush puppies rock!!! Very friendly staff and awesome food. We had everything from prime rib to sandwiches to fish all delicious

Thank Cfloyd1969
New Kent, Virginia
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15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I eaten here several times and have never been disappointed. The food has always been good. The wait staff has always been friendly. The drinks are delicious and the bartenders are wonderful ! One evening last winter , some friends of mine and I were headed out for a very late dinner due to arriving late. We headed to Oceana... More 

Thank Time2CUSA
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a good expereince at the Oceana's Bistro. The food was great and the price reasonable. Staff were attentive and we were well cared for. Would recommend Oceana's Bistro.

Thank Janet F
Richmond, Virginia
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37 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place gets 5 STARS! Small but quaint and their food is AWESOME! Large portions for the price! Hot, fresh, and friendly staff. The crab macaroni is the best! Their wings are phenomenal and THE CRAB CAKE is EXCELLENT! We went to this place twice last week on vacation and would go again if we could! A+

Thank S C
Somerset, Pennsylvania
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32 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A mix of locals and tourists like this place - they offer specials every day of the week. Good portion size and good quality. I believe they are open most if not all yr.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$27
Bar, American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, 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
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
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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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?