The Best Lunches and Brunches in the Outer Banks

April 2, 2009

The Outer Banks of North Carolina offer excellent opportunities for family vacations. The multitude of available vacation rental homes allow for extended family members – grandparents, siblings, and cousins – to stay in one place with kitchen privileges and easy access to the beach. Sundays are especially good for families to enjoy time together, and in Currituck County one can find a number of restaurants serving brunch and welcoming anyone with an appetite for leisurely dining with a beautiful view of the Atlantic.

Where is the best brunch in the Outer Banks? It is difficult to choose just one place. If you are bringing the family for an extended spring or summer vacation, you just might have the time to try a few places. During your stay, come check out these wonderful eateries before heading out to the shore.

Big Mama’s – 1152 Ocean Trail, Corolla – Boasting the best breakfast in town, Big Mama’s offers traditional fare and cold seafood salads, homemade pastries, and fresh baked bread.

Bunkers Bar and Grille – 620 Currituck Clubhouse Dr., Corolla – Located in the Currituck Golf Club, Bunkers opens Sundays at 11 AM to the public for patrons to enjoy a delicious lunch before a day on the course or anywhere else on the shore.

First Light Breakfast and Burgers – 793 Sunset Boulevard, Corolla – One of the few places in town that does a mid-week brunch, First Lights serves up fluffy waffles, omelets and Benedicts for hungry folks.

Lighthouse Bagels and Deli – 807 Ocean Trail, Corolla – In the mood for something light? Pick up a dozen fresh bagels with homemade cream cheese for the family. Muffins, rolls, and deli sandwiches round out the wide selection of lunch options.

North Banks Restaurant and Raw Bar – 794 G Sunset Blvd., Corolla – Seafood and burgers, large salads, and a fruity homemade sangria are just a few items available on this extensive menu. The raw bar opens late in the afternoon for oyster lovers.

From simple sandwiches to delicious hot dishes, lunch is served in the Outer Banks. Have a seat and the enjoy the view as you sample the best of Currituck dining.

K. Lively