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“Pretty good breakfast”
Review of Diamond Shoals

Diamond Shoals
Ranked #4 of 22 Restaurants in Buxton
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$0 - US$30
Cuisines: American, Seafood, Sushi, Soups
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Restaurant details
Good for: Groups, Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Dining options: Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Parking Available, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: Located adjacent to the Cape Hatteras Lighthouse, Diamond Shoals Restaurant has been serving up the finest local fare for decades. Known for its friendly atmosphere, fresh seafood and southern hospitality, folks have been coming back to Diamond Shoals, year after year, for its award winning clam chowder and crab bisque, homemade crab cakes, and Hatteras Island's only sushi bar. Enjoy a selection of steaks, sandwiches, the island's largest salad bar, an extensive kids menu, and fresh seafood caught by local fishermen.
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6 reviews
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“Pretty good breakfast”
Reviewed 30 June 2014 via mobile

We were suggested to have breakfast her by our hotel. It was great! The coffee had a great taste. I ordered French Toast and my son ordered pancakes. Both were delicious! They were really busy and it looked like they only had a couple of servers. But you would have never known by the service. It was great

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Keith G, Owner at Diamond Shoals, responded to this review, 5 July 2014
Glad to hear you and your son found your breakfast delicious. Can't wait to welcome you back for more!

All the best,
- Keith Gray, Owner
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English first
Buxton, North Carolina
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17 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
“Fried Takeout”
Reviewed 25 June 2014

We had a to go order of crab cakes, shrimp, and red snapper. While we were waiting for our order to be cooked, others came in for crab cakes. We loved all the fish, especially the crab cakes. Everything tasted fresh. If you want a to go order this is the place to go. We were there in the afternoon and the restaurant was closed until 5.

Visited June 2014
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Keith G, Owner at Diamond Shoals, responded to this review, 29 June 2014
We're all about fresh seafood, Jack! Happy to hear how much you dug everything from the crab cakes to red snapper. Thanks for the feedback.

All the best,
Keith Gray, Owner
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Highland Heights, Ohio
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88 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
“Well prepared Local seafood”
Reviewed 24 June 2014 via mobile

Lots of fresh local choices and typical outer banks. Good side dishes and good service. Hushpuppies for "bread. Enjoyed our two visits since we were staying within walking distance. Sushi looked great too but we did not sample.

Visited June 2014
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Thank Noracd
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Keith G, Owner at Diamond Shoals, responded to this review, 29 June 2014
Happy to hear you enjoyed eating with us on both your visits. Can't wait to welcome you back next time your on Hatteras -- maybe for sushi?

All the best,
Keith Gray, Owner
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Greensboro, North Carolina
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91 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
“Unexpected Pleasant Surprise”
Reviewed 21 June 2014

I ate at Diamond Shoals on my recent trip to see the Cape Hatteras Lighthouse. A local had recommended Diamond Shoals to us so we thought we would try it out. You may think from the outside that it would not be special, but we were very pleasantly surprised. The food was very good! The fish was very fresh and the service was great. I would highly recommend this restaurant if you are in the area!

  • Visited June 2014
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Keith G, Owner at Diamond Shoals, responded to this review, 26 June 2014
Happy to hear we could give you a special meal. Thanks for the recommendation!

All the best,
Keith Gray, Owner
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Port Jervis, New York
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10 reviews
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“Grouper basket is a must try for lunch!”
Reviewed 18 June 2014

My husband loved the grouper basket that the waitress recommended we try for lunch. I had the vegetarian quesadilla. Wonderful food! I did have to steal a few bites of the grouper from my husband's plate, so good!
There is also sushi, but we did not get a chance to try it.

Visited June 2014
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Thank butterfly1969
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Keith G, Owner at Diamond Shoals, responded to this review, 23 June 2014
Thanks for the wonderful review! Happy to hear you and your husband enjoyed the grouper and quesadilla. Hope to see you soon -- maybe for sushi?

All the best,
Keith Gray, Owner
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