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Darrell's Restaurant

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521 Hwy 64/264, Manteo, Roanoke Island, NC 27954
+1 252-473-5366
07:00 - 21:00
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Mon - Thu 07:00 - 20:30
Fri - Sat 07:00 - 21:00
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Mechanicsville, Virginia
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19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 March 2016

It was lunch time when we were riding around Manteo, NC. Darrell's sign read "oysters" and we wanted seafood. We were not disappointed either. A variety on the menu but we stuck with seafood...I had the fried oysters, homemade corn pudding (yummy!) and pickled beets. The service was prompt, good portions of food and the waitress was friendly. We will... More 

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15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 February 2016

Looking for another restaurant that was closed for the season, we had notice Darrell's up the road, were in the mood for seafood, and went in. Loaded with locals and a good menu of fresh local seafood on a very cold night. We had a Ceasar Salad with Fried Oysters and a Goat Cheese, Candied Pecans, and Pear Salad with... More 

Thank SeatDoK
North Bellmore, New York
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 February 2016

We had a large crowd and we all enjoyed the food and service. It was my first time eating oysters and they were very tasty.

Thank J0hn_C591
Wake Forest, North Carolina
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32 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 February 2016

I visited this seafood restaurant at the urging of a work colleague. I arrived and was quickly seated at a table. I asked the Server what would she recommend because this was my first visit. I was taken back by her Reponses, Food! I just needed a simple recommendation. I perused the menu and ordered the combo fried Flounder and... More 

1 Thank TravelGuy2805
Goldsboro, North Carolina
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 January 2016

Great food, and we got it fast. The staff was very friendly and welcoming. The restaurant has a family friendly atmosphere.

Thank Cassie T
Timberlake, North Carolina
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37 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 January 2016 via mobile

Great food for a nice price. Sweet tea to drink by the gallon. Plenty of good food on the plate so no space for dessert. Shrimp was good. Flounder was perfect.

1 Thank Brock K
Williamsburg, Virginia
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21 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 January 2016

There is nothing fancy here. Clean, comfortable surroundings. Reasonable prices. What's not to like?

1 Thank paspr
Richmond, Virginia
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337 reviews
278 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 January 2016

It had been some years since we stopped into Darrell's but did so for lunch while visiting Manteo with friends. They seem to have expanded since my last visit and have a very nice facility. This is a family oriented restaurant that appeals to locals. We each enjoyed our selections, I particularly enjoyed the whole friend flounder. I thought the... More 

2 Thank CheshireTurkey
Manteo, North Carolina
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 30 December 2015

The food is consistently good and the prices are reasonable. They have a great breakfast menu as well.

Thank Cory H
Nags Head, North Carolina
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 November 2015

This is an average restaurant. Average food, staff and atmosphere. Two of us ordered our burgers well done and they were served medium-well. Little interaction with our waitress.

Thank michelledZ3601XO

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 5 - USD 21
American, Seafood
Brunch, 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
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
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
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.

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