Upside-Restaurant & Bar

    Come enjoy our CREATIVE COASTAL CUISINE paired with craft beer, wine & cocktails. We utilize the freshest local seafood & farm ingredients. Our elevated sound view deck is a perfect place to relax, commune, and enjoy innovative food.
    Open Lunch & Dinner.

    Oceanfront Grille at Corolla Light

    The Oceanfront Grille at Corolla Light is the only oceanfront restaurant on the Currituck Outer Banks. We invite you to enjoy our spectacular view of the Atlantic Ocean and the beautiful pools of the Corolla Light Resort.

    We gladly accommodate large parties, and suggest advance notice for groups of eight or more. Regardless of you parties’ size, reservations are encouraged.

    Salt Water Grill

    Salt Water Grill

    Salt Water Grill proudly offers fresh made contemporary coastal favorites utilizing locally sourced seafood, produce, all natural pork, beef and chicken.  Featuring an excellent craft beer selection and a well rounded wine list to compliment our passion to provide consistently high quality real food for real people.

    Sun Fish Grill

    Sun Fish Grill serves a variety of fresh Seafood, Steak, Pasta and Vegetarian dishes along with a children’s menu. We support local farmers and fisherman by using their products. Breakfast served during season. Large parties welcomed. We have a full bar and Lounge area.

    Reservations welcomed but not required.

    Sundogs Raw Bar & Grill

    Sundogs Raw Bar & Grill

    For lunch and dinner, this is a great family-friendly restaurant. The grill offers an array of appetizers along with steamed seafood, salads, sandwiches, burgers and full entrees like seafood and ribs. Be sure to check out their new raw bar that features several varieties of oysters and other delicacies, plus they have daily happy hour specials Monday through Friday from 3 p.m.-6 p.m. A children’s menu is available, and kids can even eat for free on Mondays.
    Looking for a little action in quiet Corolla? Sundogs is the place. They are open until 2 a.m. in the summer season and have live entertainment seven nights a week. Thursday and Saturday it’s live music; DJs spin on Monday and Friday; Get in to Family Karaoke happens on Wednesday; and there’s always Gong Show Karaoke on Tuesdays, which is not for the faint of heart! They also have 12 large flat panel TVs and a huge projection TV for sports, a pool table, trivia games and a fully stocked bar where you can hang out and shoot the breeze.

    No one younger than 21 is allowed after 10 p.m.

    Uncle Ike’s

    Opening early for breakfast and staying open late into the night seven days a week, Uncle Ike’s is the place to go anytime. Beginning with breakfast at 7:30 a.m., they serve Southern favorites such as shrimp ‘n grits and biscuits & gravy plus some great Northern additions like pork roll. The lunch and dinner menu has tons to offer, from great salads and burgers to crabcakes, amazing fish tacos and steaks. They serve everything fresh and homemade and are also one of the only places in Corolla with outdoor covered seating and a full bar open until 2 a.m. Plus, with eight flat screen TVs, a DJ spinning tunes or karaoke on Thursdays (for kids from 8-10 p.m., adults only after that), you’ll be sure to be entertained.

    Bluewater Seafood Market

    Bluewater Seafood Market

    Bluewater Seafood Market; located in Corolla, NC, has any “Fresh off the hook local seafood.”  Just to give you a little preview, we have:

    And Many More!

    Bluewater Seafood Market will even steam them for you too!  Want seafood to go, well we can provide freshly steamed seafood buckets for any family on the go!

    Dockside North Seafood Market

    Dockside North Seafood Market

    Dockside North Seafood Market offers a wide verity of Fresh and Local Seafood. We also steam Live Lobster, Shrimp, Alaskan King crab and Snow crab to order. Don’t forget about our DownEast Clambake spiced to perfection and ready to go!

    Fast, Friendly, and Always Fresh!

    First Light Breakfast & Burger

    Located in Corolla, First Light Breakfast and Burgers is open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner.  With huge portions, you must try our sweet potato pancakes or opt for our steak and eggs. Moving on to lunch, you can’t miss the opportunity to try our homemade potato chips and pair them up with any entree of your choice.

    A very nice little place to eat in TimBuck II.

    La Dolce Vita

    Recently expanded and renovated, La Dolce Vita features classic Italian cooking from family recipes including homemade sauces, dressings, bread and desserts, hand-tossed gourmet pizza baked in stone ovens, as well as your local seafood favorites! Pet friendly sound view deck, full-service bar including extensive wine list, varied craft and draft beer selection, specialty cocktails, kids’ menu, and daily specials. Wine Spectator Award winner in 2019 and 2020, – one of three on the OBX and the only one in Currituck County or Corolla! Surfrider Ocean-Friendly Restaurant. We’re happy to help you with catering for your special event, and can also host intimate parties, rehearsal dinners or weddings.

    We are all about family, friends, good food, and friendly service. Hope to see you soon!

    OPEN: Tuesday – Sunday, 3pm – 9pm Dine-In, Carry-Out & Catering Beer & Wine to go Fully handicapped accessible

    Mike Dianna’s Grill Room

    Mike Dianna’s Grill Room in Corolla has become a legendary Outer Banks restaurant. Fine dining with a casual atmosphere, it is most well known for its excellently prepared meats — offering all-natural and USDA Prime beef, chicken and seafood — cooked over a live hardwood grill. Mike Dianna’s Grill Room also offers a delicious breakfast menu. The family-friendly restaurant can accommodate large parties, family gatherings, rehearsal dinners, as well as catered events. They have an outdoor deck, bar and an extensive wine list.

    Reservations are recommended. New at Mike Dianna’s Grill Room for 2020 they are offering breakfast, curbside pickup and free delivery to all houses on paved roads in Corolla.

    Visit for their most up-to-date hours of operation and more information.”

    North Banks Restaurant & Raw Bar

    North Banks, in the West building of TimBuck II, is casual, contemporary and high-energy. Filet mignon and lobster are the house specialties. They also have several preparations of local fish every night and a raw bar offering up the freshest local delicacies. It’s open for lunch and dinner and has a fully stocked bar featuring specialty drinks including their house special flaming martini. Take-out is available.