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The Hatterasman Drive In

57449 Route 12, Hatteras Island, NC 27943
+1 252-986-1005
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good36%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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08:00 - 20:00All hours
American, Seafood
57449 Route 12, Hatteras Island, NC 27943
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Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

OK so we've been coming here for years but there's a new twist. They now have magic slaw. Infused with secret ingredients it's a coleslaw to absolutely die for with a kick. I enjoyed it with my scallop bites and fried oysters, and as usual...More

Thank Mary Kay D
Reviewed 29 June 2017 via mobile

This place is a fantastic place to pick up fresh seafood prepared perfectly! They also have BBQ sandwiches, steak and cheese and other non-seafood options. The staff was extremely friendly and the food was ready to go in a timely manner. The best crab cake...More

1  Thank Laura H
Reviewed 15 May 2017

We eat at Hatterasman at least twice on everyone of our visits. They have something for everyone and the fries are delicious! The staff has always been helpful and courteous. I recommend it to everyone. They even offer box lunches to go if you are...More

1  Thank lkggurl
Reviewed 3 May 2017 via mobile

We went here based on reviews I the vacation guest book where we stayed. I'm so glad we did. Love the Support for our Military! The Hamburger and fries was wonderful and prices are good. Did we mention the FRENCH FRIES so good. We will...More

Thank Anastasia M
Reviewed 25 April 2017

Ample portions of home cooked eggs, potatoes, and breakfast meats! Can easily understand why this is such a locals' favorite and it's usually packed for breakfast, but you can always get take-out biscuits! Recommended for breakfast - try it out!

Thank Diane C
Reviewed 24 March 2017

We come to this spot every year on our family beach trip. Great burgers, surprisingly good breakfast and just a great spot to grab lunch on a rainy day. Nice owners and make sure to bring cash because they don't take cards.

1  Thank Brian S
Reviewed 9 February 2017 via mobile

Hattersman is a funcky, unusual place. We had lunch of grouper sandwich's, crab cakes, shrimp basket. We thought the prices were excessive and credit cards are not accepted. If other places had been open we would have eaten at another place. We liked the fact...More

Thank ValGary2014
Reviewed 21 December 2016

One of a kind place; enjoy the moment, the people and the great food.You will come back to the shack.

Thank Gary B
Reviewed 19 December 2016

In general, the food here is consistent, tasty, and good portions. Grilled TUNA sandwich is my favorite. Burgers are hand made and prepared to your liking. I have been there many times and have only been disappointed when they had sold out of what I...More

Thank 721donaldw
Reviewed 13 September 2016

We were in Hatteras the Sunday after Hermine hit and this was one of the only places open. This being our first trip to Hatteras we didn't know what to expect. This little place was a nice surprise! The owner was very friendly and ready...More

Thank Abby2Sparrows
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 57449 Route 12, Hatteras Island, NC 27943
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Outer Banks  >  Hatteras Island
  • Phone Number: +1 252-986-1005
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