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Breakwater Restaurant

57878 NC Hwy 12, Nc 12, Hatteras Island, NC 27943
+1 252-986-2733
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good29%
  • Average14%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible8%
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“crab cakes” (14 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
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57878 NC Hwy 12, Nc 12, Hatteras Island, NC 27943
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This was our second time here and the meal was outstanding!! Sitting outside on the deck was wonderful with the music nearby to serenade our meal!! The service was wonderful as well aa the sunset!! You can see the sound and the boats pulling in....More

Thank Linda H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went twice during our stay and it was good both times. Very fresh seafood! The first night we sat on the deck with beautiful views of the bay and sunset. The second time it was too windy so we sat inside. That night they...More

Thank Nancy N
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I was a bit disappointed when I ate here this year. I love the location and the decor, and the staff were friendly, but the food just wasn't what I was expecting from past experiences. I will go back.

Thank Kudu40
Reviewed 6 September 2017

Great view and the mussels were to die for, so delicious, done in a blue cheese. There were 3 of us and when our dinners were brought out the sides on 2 of the dinners were cold. The waitress was great and took everything back...More

Thank Kathy R
Reviewed 5 September 2017

Breakwater is very nice, with great views of the bay. Food and service was exceptional. She Crab soup was outstanding, as was the shrimp and grits. Very prompt service and very nice restaurant.

Thank Phil U
Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

We had a wonderful meal at Breakwater. The fresh seafood was amazing, and the staff was courteous and attentive. The sunset over the Pamlico topped off the evening. Highly recommend!

Thank Burch P
Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

Awesome experience on Hatteras Island. Best sunset viewing on outer banks. Great food and friendly service.

Thank Julie P
Reviewed 17 August 2017

We've been here many times. Sunset on the back deck is incredible so that's where to eat dinner, weather permitting. We had a great time and the live music was our kind of music. Hung out on the deck afterwards for another drink. Great time.

Thank ItzikWorcesterVT
Reviewed 14 August 2017

We had a party of 10 and it took three hours to seat us. All the time seats would open and they made no offer to try and accommodate us, after watching many people get seated I questioned how much longer, they said we were...More

1  Thank Sharon Q
Reviewed 19 July 2017

Went to Breakwater Restaurant twice while we were vacationing for a week in the Outer Banks. First for cocktails at sunset which was great with a nice big outside deck overlooking the harbor and marina. Cocktails are a little pricey but the view and the...More

Thank Brian C
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Restaurant features
Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
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View, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 57878 NC Hwy 12, Nc 12, Hatteras Island, NC 27943
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Outer Banks  >  Hatteras Island
  • Phone Number: +1 252-986-2733
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