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Shipwreck Grill - CLOSED

46618 Highway 12, Buxton, Hatteras Island, NC NC
+1 252-995-5548
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good26%
  • Average18%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible12%
9 Aug 2015
“Long wait and order was not accurate.”
21 May 2015
“Traditional 1960's Seafood Place”
Restaurant Hours Closed
American, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
££ - £££
46618 Highway 12, Buxton, Hatteras Island, NC NC
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Reviewed 18 August 2013

My eggs, biscuit, grits and bacon were perfect. My husband's "home fries" seemed to be made somewhere else. Fruit bowls were tasteless. My cappuccino was very good, plain coffee was average. Hate the styrofoam and plastic tableware which is ubiquitous on Hatteras.

Thank Momcat60
Reviewed 13 August 2013

We stopped by for a quick lunch, got a burger and a crab dip. The wait for the food was a little long given they were half empty, but all dishes that the wait staff was carrying by our table looked really good! The burger...More

Thank l00karound
Reviewed 13 August 2013

I was plain shocked that my latte was great! The first and only decent coffee drink while at the OBX. My eggs were good and my husband's breakfast biscuit sandwich was deelish. Couldn't hate it for a quick, casual bite to eat before heading out.

Thank cm4delta
Reviewed 9 August 2013

I ate lunch here twice because it was right across from my motel. I had a burger that was very good and then a really tasty salad. I would definitely recommend it.

Thank Lynn F
Reviewed 30 July 2013

We took the ferry from Ocracoke to see the lighthouse and stopped here for lunch. Fresh fish sandwiches for lunch were terrific as were the crabcakes. We also had folks who tried the burgers, turkey sandwich and shrimp. Prices were great. You order as you...More

Thank judi103
Reviewed 27 July 2013

Kitchen needs help. My black bean burrito was 3 soft tacos filled with BBQ beef or maybe pork who knows. I sent it back and got soft tacos back topped with black beans!!

Thank Jepk
Reviewed 21 July 2013

OK I really like the ambiance with the great photos of local shipwrecks done by a local photographer together with the map of Outer Bank shipwrecks. We came just after 7 when they open for breakfast yesterday. Put in our order, got our very decent...More

Thank Pituophis
Reviewed 15 July 2013

We stayed in the Cape Hatteras Motel across the street, and we walked over to the Shipwreck almost every day! Was one of our favorite parts of the hotel actually, it's location across from Shipwreck. haha. The food was GREAT and the service was excellent....More

Thank K8ln0711
Reviewed 3 June 2013

We ate breakfast at the restaurant on their screened porch & it was so nice. Everything was prepared fresh & was a delicious way to start the day. Had a cappuccino which was a perfect compliment to the meal. Another day we had luch to...More

Thank Seafarer79
Reviewed 30 May 2013

Shipwreck grill is amazing. The egg & cheese biscuit is so good. The biscuits are homemade which is even better!! The chicken sandwich for lunch is to die for. I have never had a sandwich that was that good. when your in Buxton this is...More

Thank Hannah J
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$8 - US$24
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  • Address: 46618 Highway 12, Buxton, Hatteras Island, NC NC
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Outer Banks  >  Hatteras Island  >  Buxton
  • Phone Number: +1 252-995-5548
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