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Darrell's Restaurant

521 Hwy 64/264, Manteo, Roanoke Island, NC 27954
+1 252-473-5366
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good32%
  • Average15%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“hush puppies” (29 reviews)
“seafood” (76 reviews)
“flounder” (28 reviews)
Open Now
07:00 - 20:30All hours
American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
521 Hwy 64/264, Manteo, Roanoke Island, NC 27954
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Reviewed 15 June 2016

I would sincerely go to Darrell's during the lunch hours! The food is quite good, I recommend the crab cake sandwich and fried oyster sandwich. Unfortunately I have not tried other items yet but many of my friends recommend this spot! :)

Thank Kasevers17
Reviewed 14 June 2016

For a small, local joint, this place had great food!!! Prices were very reasonable and the staff was super friendly! Definitely a great budget-friendly meal in the OBX!

Thank Emily H
Reviewed 13 June 2016

We were just looking for a breakfast place while exploring. We found Darrell's and it was a good find. The staff was pleasant and the food was good. The price was reasonable. Country Fried Steak and a Breakfast Quesadilla. If you are in the area,...More

Thank gm253
Reviewed 13 June 2016

Good atmosphere. Kids menu is ok. Our little ones split the kids shrimp plate and had plenty left over. We split the 2 fish combo and it was plenty of food.

Thank rcdude07
Reviewed 12 June 2016

Food is good , but they have the best cucumber salad. I even got a pint to take with us back to the beach house

Thank Tammy B
Reviewed 12 June 2016

Darrell's Restaurant has been around since 1960, so they must be doing something "right." It bills itself as a "family-style seafood restaurant," and, yes, their varied menu is heavy on the seafood. In spite of their emphasis on seafood, I ordered the half rack BBQ...More

Thank urbanguy
Reviewed 9 June 2016

After my second visit, I'll find somewhere else. I was not impressed. The food doesn't have much taste in my opinion!

Thank NCHappyCampers2016
Reviewed 7 June 2016

We stopped by for breakfast and both my husband and I ordered biscuits w/sausage gravy. It was a huge serving of two large biscuits and lots of flour gravy but not much sausage. We picked out a few pieces of sausage but left most of...More

Thank Jebarb
Reviewed 5 June 2016

Their she crab soup is the best!!! Seafood is always fresh and barbecue is very good. We usually eat there at late lunch prices are much better than dinner prices and same quality of food.

Thank Linda C
Reviewed 5 June 2016

We stopped in here for lunch and could not have been happier. It was around 1 PM and we could barely find a parking space. Everybody eating there seemed to know everybody, and it made for a homey and welcoming atmosphere. My Wife had the...More

Thank Michael M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$21
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Groups, Kids, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
07:00 - 20:30
07:00 - 20:30
07:00 - 20:30
07:00 - 20:30
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 521 Hwy 64/264, Manteo, Roanoke Island, NC 27954
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Outer Banks  >  Roanoke Island  >  Manteo
  • Phone Number: +1 252-473-5366
Darrell’s is a family-style seafood restaurant that’s been a favorite on Roanoke Island since 1960. Seafood is the definite specialty; the fried oysters are widely touted as the best anywhere, served with the traditional fixings of cole slaw, french fries and hush puppies. Locals know that Darrell’s does seafood right. Land food, children’s fare and light eaters’ dishes are also available. Darrell’s is now serving the best BBQ and BBQ Ribs fresh off an all narural wood fired smoker. Helpings are heaping and desserts are delicious, if you have room. Breakfast, lunch and dinner are served Monday-Saturday and breakfast and lunch on Sunday’s.
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