Guide to the best vacation on the OBX!

Catherine
Guide to the best vacation on the OBX!

Lighthouses

36 mi north
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Bodie Island Visitor Center
8180 Bodie Island Lighthouse Rd
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36 mi north
39 mi south, ferry required
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Ocracoke Lighthouse
360 Lighthouse Rd
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39 mi south, ferry required

Food within biking or walking distance

Places to eat nearby here in Avon. These are coincidentally some of our favorite places.
$$ - .5 mi north. Nightly specials- we love Meatloaf night ! Hopefully they still have it. We also love making it a Tapas night with PEI mussels, sweet pea risotto and fried goat cheese, and the passion fruit and walnut salad. Miller high life special every night and a different Margarita every night.
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Ketch 55 Seafood Grill
40396 NC-12
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$$ - .5 mi north. Nightly specials- we love Meatloaf night ! Hopefully they still have it. We also love making it a Tapas night with PEI mussels, sweet pea risotto and fried goat cheese, and the passion fruit and walnut salad. Miller high life special every night and a different Margarita every night.
$$ - .4 mi south - open for breakfast, specials every day. Their Wahoo Tacos are in my top 3 fish tacos of the Outer Banks. Prime Rib special on Mondays, and the PBR guessing game is fun !
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Oceana's Bistro
40774 NC-12
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$$ - .4 mi south - open for breakfast, specials every day. Their Wahoo Tacos are in my top 3 fish tacos of the Outer Banks. Prime Rib special on Mondays, and the PBR guessing game is fun !
$$ - .5 mi south . Fun restaurant right by Avon pier with large menu. Crab bisque is good, and they have vegan appetizers (tofu chorizo empanadas) and main dishes (Thai coconut curry). I like the clams linguini!
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Pangea Tavern
41001 NC-12
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$$ - .5 mi south . Fun restaurant right by Avon pier with large menu. Crab bisque is good, and they have vegan appetizers (tofu chorizo empanadas) and main dishes (Thai coconut curry). I like the clams linguini!
$$ - .4 mi north. Local bar with fun atmosphere. Often have live music and the food is good too!
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Turner's HIgh Moon Bar
40618 NC-12
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$$ - .4 mi north. Local bar with fun atmosphere. Often have live music and the food is good too!

Rodanthe, Waves, Salvo Food

Coming into Avon from the North or leaving at the end of your stay, you might consider these restaurants in Salvo on the way. You might also need a place to eat if you choose to visit a beach access or sound access near here.
$ - 16 mi north. I called ahead, got the Margherita pizza, and enjoyed it on my way to Avon.
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The Dough Shack
24782 North Carolina Highway 12
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$ - 16 mi north. I called ahead, got the Margherita pizza, and enjoyed it on my way to Avon.
$ - 15 mi north - Try the fries and white sauce! Great for a call ahead pickup order, and all of their sandwiches and burritos are great. Sometimes they do a special, well worth it. Consider supporting this local small business by buying some groceries here as well.
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Waves Market
26006 NC-12
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$ - 15 mi north - Try the fries and white sauce! Great for a call ahead pickup order, and all of their sandwiches and burritos are great. Sometimes they do a special, well worth it. Consider supporting this local small business by buying some groceries here as well.
$$ - 15 mi north - Great place to watch the kiteboarders and the sunset. We love the beers on draft, the steak salad, and the chicken curry wrap.
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Watermen's Bar & Grill
25706 NC-12
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$$ - 15 mi north - Great place to watch the kiteboarders and the sunset. We love the beers on draft, the steak salad, and the chicken curry wrap.
$$ - 15 mi north. Excellent fusion between Asian food and steak/seafood.
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Boardwok South
26006 NC-12
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$$ - 15 mi north. Excellent fusion between Asian food and steak/seafood.
$ - 16 mi north- when they’re open, they’re authentic and delicious. They have burritos, tacos, quesadillas, tortas (sandwich), and gorditas - choose between asada (steak), pastor (pork cooked like shawarma), pollo (chicken), Barbacoa(usually beef slow cooked, often cheek meat), tripa(tripe/intestines), Lengua(tongue), and chicharones (fried pork skin)
Taqueria Las Ahumaderas
$ - 16 mi north- when they’re open, they’re authentic and delicious. They have burritos, tacos, quesadillas, tortas (sandwich), and gorditas - choose between asada (steak), pastor (pork cooked like shawarma), pollo (chicken), Barbacoa(usually beef slow cooked, often cheek meat), tripa(tripe/intestines), Lengua(tongue), and chicharones (fried pork skin)

Avon Food

Food here in town. I’ve only included restaurants I’ve been to and like.
$ - 1.2 mi south. I always order the French Dip- very good. They also will make their nachos vegetarian by adding mushrooms and onions instead of BBQ. Fries are excellent.
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Bros Sandwich Shack
41934 NC-12
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$ - 1.2 mi south. I always order the French Dip- very good. They also will make their nachos vegetarian by adding mushrooms and onions instead of BBQ. Fries are excellent.
$ - 1.3 mi south. This La Fogata location is just as good as the other two up north. Reminds me of Texas.
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La Fogata Restaurant
41934 NC-12
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$ - 1.3 mi south. This La Fogata location is just as good as the other two up north. Reminds me of Texas.
$$ - 1.3 mi south
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Gidget's
41934 North Carolina Highway 12
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$$ - 1.3 mi south
$ - .6 mi south - Delivers!
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Nino's Pizza
41188 Palazzolo Rd
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$ - .6 mi south - Delivers!
$ - 1.2 mi south
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Duck Donuts - Hatteras Island Shopping Center
41934 NC-12
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$ - 1.2 mi south
$ - 1.3 mi south
China Town
41934 North Carolina Highway 12
$ - 1.3 mi south

Buxton and Hatteras Food

If you are heading South to check out the Cape Hatteras Light House, you might consider eating at one of these restaurants.
$ - 6.6 mi south. A true dive bar- try the Hatteras Clam Chowder
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Pop's Raw Bar
48967 NC-12
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$ - 6.6 mi south. A true dive bar- try the Hatteras Clam Chowder
$$ - Great place to watch the sunset!
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Hatteras Sol Waterside Grill
58646 NC-12
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$$ - Great place to watch the sunset!
$$$ - 14 mi south
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Dinky's Waterfront Restaurant
57980 NC-12
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$$$ - 14 mi south
Pricey, but worth it.
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Cafe Pamlico
49684 NC-12
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Pricey, but worth it.
Good food, good service- nice vegetarian options . Everything else is wonderful too. One of our favorites. Outdoor dining under their tent as well.
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Tavern on 12
53060 NC-12
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Good food, good service- nice vegetarian options . Everything else is wonderful too. One of our favorites. Outdoor dining under their tent as well.
Popular place- also in my top 3 of fish tacos. Everything is very good.
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Buxton Munch Co
47359 North Carolina Highway 12
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Popular place- also in my top 3 of fish tacos. Everything is very good.

Piers

.8 mi south
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Avon Fishing Pier
41001 NC-12
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.8 mi south
17 mi north
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Rodanthe Pier Place
24251 Atlantic Dr
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17 mi north

Beach Access

.8 mi south. You can drive here, park your car and walk to the beach. Sometimes there’s a food truck parked nearby!
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Avon Fishing Pier
41001 NC-12
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.8 mi south. You can drive here, park your car and walk to the beach. Sometimes there’s a food truck parked nearby!
As long as you purchase a permit from National Park Service, you can drive on the beach with 4WD. Lower your tire pressure ! This particular route is seasonal- only open from Oct -April. It rides right past Avon.
Beach Access Ramp 34
Beach Access Ramp 34
As long as you purchase a permit from National Park Service, you can drive on the beach with 4WD. Lower your tire pressure ! This particular route is seasonal- only open from Oct -April. It rides right past Avon.
This access is open year round and heads South to Buxton. Seasonally (Oct-April) it will meet up with 34, North of Avon.
Beach Access Ramp 38
Beach Access Ramp 38
This access is open year round and heads South to Buxton. Seasonally (Oct-April) it will meet up with 34, North of Avon.