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Down Under Restaurant & Lounge - CLOSED

8055 Aska Rd, Waves, Hatteras Island, NC 30513-5523
+1 706-632-7891
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  • Excellent19%
  • Very good15%
  • Average15%
  • Poor15%
  • Terrible36%
23 Sep 2014
“Response to no cars in the parking lot”
18 Sep 2014
“Love this place!!”
Restaurant Hours Closed
American, Seafood
££ - £££
8055 Aska Rd, Waves, Hatteras Island, NC 30513-5523
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Reviewed 23 September 2014

We'd been to this resturant 5 or 6 years ago and had the best sea scallops I've ever had in my life. They didn't have them which was dissapointing, but both of our meals were fantastic !! The parking lot had been empty as well...More

2  Thank AlbertAnsey
Reviewed 18 September 2014 via mobile

We've visited the Outer Banks for two years in a row, and have made a point to eat here multiple times during each stay. Great food, great drinks, affordable prices and fun atmosphere! Order the fish tacos- they're amazing!!

1  Thank Alissa H
Reviewed 23 August 2014

This a great restaurant. I loved their fish salad and burgers. They had a bargain on their fresh peel/eat shrimp! Even kangaroo burgers were on the menu but at the time we went they were in the process of shipping the meat. So we will...More

1  Thank foodjunkie52
Reviewed 17 June 2014

Should have been a clue. The food was okay, nothing great. With seafood abundant in the area, this place lacked well prepared food. The only diner in our group who like the food had the baked potato skins appetizer.

1  Thank Mark C
Reviewed 29 May 2014

10 years ago, when the Down Under was located at the pier, it was a GREAT place to eat. They had the best burgers I'd ever eaten. I don't know if new owners took over after the hurricane or what, but ever since it moved...More

2  Thank Mrs_C_in_WV
Reviewed 22 September 2013

First time to Outer Banks.We went last night with 4 children under 6 years old and this restaurant didn't mind a bit. I had wings that were amazing and a basket of hush puppies (arguably best hush puppies ever). Kids had chicken strips and awesome...More

Thank JaxSmithFamily
Reviewed 7 September 2013

Years ago Down Under Restuarant was located by the Rodanthe fishing pier. The food was wonderful and they seemed to have a very good business, especially with the hotel and pier located right by it. However, when it closed, Debbie opened a smaller restuarant on...More

Thank weekendbeacherNC
Reviewed 6 September 2013

The food was awful, hostess was rude, Tuna was frozen.... bye the way a seafood restaurant shouldn't advertise catch of day if the catch is from the freezer!!!! Was very disappointed and all good reviews were either A. From the owner or B. Friends of...More

3  Thank justin65716
Reviewed 11 August 2013

The place was ok location, ok server and little slow. The food was good basically, price was slightly high for the food we received and the theme was confusing. Not sure what about the place was about downunder. Anyway ok time.

Thank danfras
Reviewed 30 July 2013 via mobile

My husband was right when the parking lot is empty STAY AWAY! I said come on give it a try. It seemed so strange that the parking lot was empty at 9:00 am and we were the only customers in the whole restaurant. The wait...More

1  Thank TMJ129
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$6 - US$25
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8055 Aska Rd, Waves, Hatteras Island, NC 30513-5523
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Outer Banks  >  Hatteras Island  >  Waves
  • Phone Number: +1 706-632-7891
We have a wonderful 2-story building on Route 12 in Waves. Our property extends to the Pamlico Sound to enjoy all of the water sports happening right in front of your eyes. The Triple S Tournament (Kite Boarders invitational competition in June each year)is directly in front of our property. While sitting on our large deck enjoying a drink and a meal, you won't believe the colors at sunset! We have full ABC permits and a menu that will please most appetites.
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