Best Restaurants on the Outer Banks for Families

obx-restaurantsThe Outer Banks is a popular place for vacationers across the country, but is no becoming a popular full-time or part time residence for families. When your family is on vacation or living on the beach, knowing the best restaurants to bring the family to can be the difference between a fun night out or a crying disaster. The following are popular restaurants on the Outer Banks that may be near your Outer Banks real estate properties.

Big Al’s: Love that old-time diner feel? Then Big Al’s is for you! Step back in time by visiting the Outer Banks’s own old-timey diner in the outskirts of Manteo. No matter if you’re a seafood lover or looking for good-ole’ diner food, Big Al’s is family-friendly and makes for a fun experience for the entire family!

Spanky’s Grille: Looking for quick eats after a day at the beach or soccer practice? Spanky’s Grille is known for providing a dining experience with quick service. Home of the famous deep-fried hot dog, Spanky’s staff will keep your kids laughing and make for a fun stop on the way home from any event.

Pamlico Jack’s: Whether you’re looking to pillage a steak, fish or the on-site pirate ship, Pamlico Jack’s can make for a fun night for the entire family! Known for their pastas, beef and seafood, there is something on the menu no matter how the picky the palette. Bonus tip for families: Arrive early (before 6 p.m.) and enjoy the many early bird specials. Need a kid’s menu? Pamlico Jack’s has one for all the kids to enjoy!

Kill Devil’s Frozen Custard: Looking for a beach-burger place that won’t disappoint? Kill Devil’s Frozen Custard is the place to go. Known for their famous frozen custard, Kill Devil’s is popular among vacationers and full-time residents alike! Bring the entire family and enjoy burgers, hot dogs, boardwalk fries and of course, custard for dessert! At this restaurant you don’t have leave any member of the family at home. Bring Fido along and receive a pup cup of custard for a delicious treat!

High Cotton: If you love BBQ and southern cooking, then High Cotton is the place for you. Known for their famous brisket and fried chicken, High Cotton has the comfort food you want. One of the most popular dishes is the brisket with two sides of your choosing (we suggest the mashed potatoes and cole slaw). High Cotton has a wide variety of sauces including Carolina BBQ and other reds from across the country, ensuring you will have your BBQ the way you want.

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