We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Darrell's Restaurant

) #11 of 21 Restaurants in Manteo ££ - £££ American, Seafood
521 Hwy 64/264, Manteo, Roanoke Island, NC 27954
+1 252-473-5366
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent42%
  • Very good31%
  • Average15%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“seafood” (72 reviews)
“hush puppies” (25 reviews)
“flounder” (25 reviews)
Open Now
07:00 - 20:30All hours
American, Seafood
££ - £££
521 Hwy 64/264, Manteo, Roanoke Island, NC 27954
Write a Review
Reviews (355)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

111 - 120 of 355 reviews

Reviewed 19 October 2015

The seafood was fresh, good, and moderately priced . The service was fast and friendly, however it was later on a week night , off season. They had a record marlin mounted on the wall. Nice place to eat.

Thank badboy2286
Reviewed 16 October 2015

This restaurant is located in what I would describe as the middle of downtown Manteo on Roanoke Island. It is located along highway 64 vs. the harbor area being geared more for the tourist industry businesses. After our first dinner meal here we returned for...More

Thank DNvisitors
Reviewed 30 September 2015

Pretty good seafood! I had She Crab Soup for starters and the blackened Mahi over rice & black beans. The meal was all excellent and my partner liked it too. Not much in the way of ambiance though - kind of a dull interior.

Thank deco-one
Reviewed 24 September 2015 via mobile

This was our first trip to Darrell's but won't be our last! Service was great, food was delicious, prices were good.

Thank spkjc
Reviewed 23 September 2015 via mobile

This is a family favorite!! They serve the BEST seafood anywhere on the Outer Banks. This "mom and pop" locals favorite is also a great value. You know you are getting the freshest seafood available. The popcorn shrimp, scallops, and flounder are always amazing. Please...More

Thank Debbie C
Reviewed 15 September 2015

We ate here as a last minute decision and are very glad we did. The service was great! The waitress was very friendly and the atmosphere was homey and family friendly. We all ordered some type of seafood and it was all delicious. The price...More

Thank Brandi A
Reviewed 13 September 2015

Went there cos we saw the name splashed in quite a few places and also on our hotel Access card. Assumed it might be good but were in for a surprise. Reached there for late lunch. There were just a few people in there. Staff...More

2  Thank Markujitsu
Reviewed 10 September 2015

We've been vacationing in Nags Head for as long as I can remember, and must have driven by Darrell's a thousand times on the way to Manteo. So, we finally decided to try it for dinner. On the good side-- the service was great and...More

Thank SWCSnowflake
Reviewed 7 September 2015

When in Manteo, North Carolina, look for Darrell's Restaurant on Business Route 64. This is a family owned and operated restaurant serving foods of all nature including Seafoods, Salads, Steaks and Desserts in a clean family atmosphere

1  Thank Joan & Richard ... G
Reviewed 4 September 2015

Whilst it stated 9.30 closing on there website, we arrived at 8.05pm to be told that they were closing. Please don't rely on web page for closing times. Very dissapointed as made a point of visiting this restaurant on recommendation.

Thank Julie F
Nearby Restaurants
Stripers Bar and Grille
516 reviews
.18 miles away
Poor Richard's Sandwich Shop
445 reviews
.79 miles away
Ortega'z Southwestern Grill & Wine Bar
384 reviews
.76 miles away
The Hungry Pelican
127 reviews
.78 miles away
Nearby Attractions
Roanoke Island Festival Park
394 reviews
.81 miles away
Roanoke Marshes Lighthouse
168 reviews
.70 miles away
Alligator River National Wildlife Refuge
203 reviews
.00 miles away
Outer Banks Visitors Bureau
78 reviews
.88 miles away
Questions & AnswersAsk a question
What time do they stop serving the lunch menu?
14 September 2016|
Answer Show all 5 answers
Response from danielstanner | Property representative |
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$21
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
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
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Groups
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
  • E-mail
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.
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing