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The Hungry Pelican

205 Budleigh Street, Manteo, Roanoke Island, NC 27954-9282
+1 252-473-9303
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good25%
  • Average3%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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“lunch” (38 reviews)
“turkey club” (7 reviews)
“sandwiches” (43 reviews)
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American, Delicatessen, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
205 Budleigh Street, Manteo, Roanoke Island, NC 27954-9282
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Reviewed 20 July 2017

We stopped here for lunch as I wanted something other than seafood. I am so glad we did. This is the type of place I would eat at all the time at home. We split the Chipotle Chicken & got a pasta salad. The bread...More

Thank amy l
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

Easy to get to! Whether you are local and need to get back to work or a visitor taking a break from fun activities, this is your place. Friendly to families, groups or solo diners! Everything that I have tried from salads to sandwiches to...More

Thank r_islandgirl
Reviewed 2 June 2017

We had such a great lunch with 20+ family members, we went back the 2nd day. Great food, especially the French Dip and "Angry Bird". Nice staff, great job feeding our big group timely and together + a perfect location on Bundleigh for walking in...More

1  Thank Andy D
Reviewed 30 May 2017

Fabulous historical dining experience!! Food was wonderful! Service quick and atmosphere very nice. .

1  Thank donnagreiss
Reviewed 23 May 2017

This is a wonderful place and its new location on Budleigh in downtown Manteo is great. The soups are special every day as are the baked goods. Try the butterscotch coffee cake. Delicious. Their turkey chili is the best with a tad of a bite...More

Thank lucidotravel
Reviewed 23 May 2017

great French dip sandwich, everything made to order, not much atmosphere, but good food. Parking on street and is very busy during lunch because locals who work eat there.

1  Thank Janet F
Reviewed 22 May 2017 via mobile

I've been dining at the hungry pelican for years, love the food..chicken salad supreme, gourmet grilled cheese and the Thanksgiving sandwiches are my favorite! The owners and staff are nice and friendly, fast and efficient in the service. Try it, and you'll agree!

1  Thank obxman27954
Reviewed 10 May 2017

We were up for the day from Corolla and lunch at The Hungry Pelican was a highlight of a wonderful day. A local (don't they always know the best places-:) directed to us to The Hungry Pelican telling us that "everything is homemade from scratch,"...More

1  Thank 185lovetotravel
Reviewed 9 May 2017 via mobile

Turkey club was delicious! My husband and I shared the sandwich. They were kid enough to split it into two separate plates.

Thank jkurtz1027
Reviewed 4 May 2017

Locals recommended this spot and were "spot-on". Very good food; great customer service. Ambiance is very simple and clean. Great in-and-out fast venue w/ good food.

Thank Elizabeth T
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
US$5 - US$8
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Accepts American Express, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 4:00 PM
11:30 AM - 4:00 PM
11:30 AM - 4:00 PM
11:30 AM - 4:00 PM
11:30 AM - 4:00 PM
11:30 AM - 4:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 205 Budleigh Street, Manteo, Roanoke Island, NC 27954-9282
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Outer Banks  >  Roanoke Island  >  Manteo
  • Phone Number: +1 252-473-9303
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An owner operated deli in historic downtown Manteo. Great deli style sandwiches on baked to order rolls. Fresh cut salads, homemade dressings, house made side dishes and soups. Ice cream and desserts available also. Eat in or takeout. Outside seating is available, pets welcome there.
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