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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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Open Now
8:00 AM - 9:00 PMAll hours
Bar, American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
40774 Hwy 12, Avon, Hatteras Island, NC 27915
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I absolutely love Oceana bistro. I have yet to get a meal I didn’t like. The food is always good there. They have a very nice staff. Sometimes we sat at the bar sometimes we sat in the restaurant part. They make good cocktails, and...More

Thank VirginiaCampers
Reviewed 1 week ago

Unfortunately they were slammed over the new years weekend and were out of most everything. After working with our server, we cobbled together a couple dishes that turned out to be quite good.

Thank Aero999
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

One of the few Avon restaurants open year round so this small restaurant was busy for dinner the last week of 2017. We specifically went this time for the fried oyster special - a great deal with nice size oysters, lightly breaded, a generous number...More

Thank Tom L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We came here with friends and it did not disappoint. Staff was incredible nice. The food was amazing. Everything we ordered was served hot and quick. Prices are reasonable as well. A great choice in the area.

Thank jnlo2000
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Food was great. Savannah was excellent. There was 6 of us and we felt everything was great. We will all be back again soon

Thank Sandy22852
Reviewed 27 November 2017

This has been our go to place while visiting Hatteras for years. We've been for drinks and snacks, breakfast, lunch and dinner and have never been unhappy. Staff is friendly, efficient and accommodating. There is a good mix of visitors and locals. Would recommend to...More

Thank anonymstrvlr
Reviewed 24 November 2017

We stopped to eat on the way back from a day trip to Ocracoke. The food was quite tasty and the salads are huge. There burgers are very good and french fries are thin and crispy.

Thank Sam123787
Reviewed 15 November 2017

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 5 November 2017

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 3 November 2017 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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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
Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Local cuisine
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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