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“A Treasure on the Waterfront”

Avenue Waterfront Grille and Events
Ranked #9 of 33 Restaurants in Manteo
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$8 - US$30
Cuisines: American, Seafood, Healthy
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Good for: Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine, View, Romantic, Groups
Dining options: Lunch, After-hours, Dinner, Reservations
Description: Avenue Grille is a waterfront restaurant in downtown Manteo serving local seafood, all natural proteins, pizza, burgers and more! Avenue Waterfront Grille is situated to handle large parties and has a kid menu, so there is something for everyone. Our menu has plenty of vegetarian, vegan and gluten free options, too. Made from scratch recipes are prepared fresh daily. The fully stocked bar is a great place to relax and view the water. Or join us on the area's largest waterfront patio with beautiful views overlooking the marina and Queen Elizabeth II. Gather with friends and family after a fun day on Roanoke Island enjoying the sights. We are located in the middle of the downtown district and are steps away from a stroll on the docks and great shops, too! We are a seasonal restaurant and will be adding more hours in starting in May. Looking forward to meeting you!
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“A Treasure on the Waterfront”
Reviewed 21 July 2009

We ate at Adrianna's in early June while visiting the Outer Banks in NC. We were in Manteo to see the Lost Colony play and someone in a little shop suggested we try this newly renovated restaurant. We are certainly glad we took their advice.

Upon entering the dining area we were impressed with the simple, clean, and bright decor of the restaraunt. It was very "uptown" in an understated elegant sort of way. We were seated near one of many windows that overlook the waterfront and our view was delightful. The soft dinner music was perfect and added to the ambience.

Our meal consisted of:
Appetizer of North Carolina shrimp sauteed in a spiced garlic butter sauce served with grilled french loaf.
A caesar salad complete with shaved parmesan, hard boiled eggs and homemade croutons.
We shared and entree and a desert (since we had eaten a late lunch)...
Entree of garlic crusted Halibut (fish of the day) served over butter braised red potatoes, asparagus and a beurre blanc.
We finished off an the incredible meal with coffee and a desert that was simply to die for.... a warm fudge brownie with caramelized banana over pastry cream and a hot fudge sauce....

Kuddos to the chef. We dine out a lot and we both agreed that this rated as one of our top meals in a very long time. Everything tasted healthy and fresh with perfect seasoning.
I wish I lived closer and could try everything on the menu. If we ever travel back to the OBX we will certainly plan a visit to Adrianna's and think you should too!!

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