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Quarterdeck Restaurant

54214 NC Highway 12, Frisco, Hatteras Island, NC 27936
+1 252-986-2425
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good27%
  • Average15%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible8%
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“pie” (12 reviews)
“crab cakes” (21 reviews)
“seafood” (20 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
54214 NC Highway 12, Frisco, Hatteras Island, NC 27936
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Took the entire family out for early dinner after the beach service was great the food was excellent and the cocktails were very tasty, it will be my go-to restaurant whenever I visit the Outer Banks

Thank Shelby M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Food was decent but the portions were ridiculously small. $23 for 6 shrimp . Class were only breading and fried to a crisp. Certainly not anything I would recommend

Thank ckw882
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I was excited to get some local seafood as this is our first time down to North Carolina. We ordered the lobster bisque which was delicious and then the crab cakes with fries and coleslaw, the seafood platter (fried), and broiled flounder (subtle flavours) -...More

Thank korhaw
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

With so many restaurants closed or opening later in the off-season on the Outer Banks, we were looking for a lunch place and came upon The Quarterdeck. Restaurant. After a short wait (the place was hopping), we were seated at a high-top in the bar...More

Thank PattyPenn
Reviewed May 9, 2018 via mobile

We were amazed at all the renovations and new look and atmosphere since repairs from Hurricane Matthew 2017. The food is great as always and the prices were very reasonable. (Lower than the last time we ate here). We tried several of the seafood selections...More

Thank Debbie H
Reviewed April 10, 2018

We stopped by local favorite Quarterdeck Restaurant for lunch and dessert. We had blacken crab cake sandwich and shrimp; both were delicious. They are also known for their pies. Their pies are to die for! We were very happy with our meal & dessert.

Thank Josh12_12
Reviewed April 4, 2018

This is the place for fresh seafood on Hatteras Island - and great service. We had such a nice late lunch here and felt genuinely welcomed by the graceful service team at Quarterdeck. We had calamari and shrimp cocktail as starters and tuna steaks as...More

Thank TheMeadowsTravel
Reviewed October 21, 2017 via mobile

Love this restaurant. We eat here as much as we can. Their seafood dishes are always good! Hushpuppies are terrific! Fried chicken is wonderful! I liked it and body did too! We started coming here in the late '70's. It has changed a lot and...More

Thank 276selmah
Reviewed October 19, 2017

Seafood very good. Prices are reasonable. Servers are very friendly. Restaurant very clean. Great atmosphere.

Thank sirrahBarry
Reviewed October 16, 2017 via mobile

My wife and I split a shrimp dinner in order to have enough room for the homemade pie. The broiled shrimp was superb and very tasty. I do not know what was better-the hush puppies or the key lime pie. Both were so good. The...More

Thank 6632Gary1985
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January 13, 2018|
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Response from QDR78 | Property representative |
Hi I am Tiffany, their Great Niece, and now own and run the Quarterdeck. I look forward to meeting you, please let me know when you plan to come. Are you Aunt Betty or Aunt Ruth's grandson maybe? You can reach me by on the... More
Sandy G
January 1, 2017|
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Response from QDR78 | Property representative |
Yes, same family, 3rd generation.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$35
Dinner, Breakfast, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
12:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 54214 NC Highway 12, Frisco, Hatteras Island, NC 27936
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Outer Banks  >  Hatteras Island  >  Frisco
  • Phone Number: +1 252-986-2425
The Quarterdeck Restaurant is a classic family style seafood restaurant operated and owned by the same family since 1978. "We're not fancy, we are family." We have a new view of the Pamlico Sound and an awesome new bar area. Offering a local selection of Surf and Turf. Some of our most popular items include the crab cakes, stuffed fish, crab bisque, fried chicken and homemade pies. Something for everyone's belly and budget. Come out and enjoy!
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