Oct 11, 2021
Autumn is here, and we all know what that means! The weather is cooling off, the days are getting shorter, and all the fall flavors are finally calling our names. Luckily, we know just where to satisfy those seasonal cravings here on the Outer Banks! Join us as we go town by town, highlighting our favorite fall food and drink suggestions on this tasty autumnal tour.
1148 Ocean Trail, Corolla, NC 27927
One visit to the Beer Garden and it will become your local haunt. Tucked away under a large oak tree, this rustic retreat is the perfect autumn atmosphere to pair with a pint of Founder’s Oktoberfest.
1190 Duck Rd, Duck, NC 27949
Adults and kids alike will scream with delight when they open Duck Donuts’ Spooky Box! Try their tasty Brain Bits or Dirt ‘n Worms for an AHH-mazing treat even mummy will love.
1 Ocean Blvd Suite 115, Southern Shores, NC 27949
These cooler days have us seeking out our favorite comfort foods, and no other place knows how to dish up a delicious and hardy meal like Steamers. With a menu full of the freshest sustainably sourced seafood around, we love to warm up with an irresistible bowl of Shrimp & Lobster Bisque.
3708 N Croatan Hwy, Kitty Hawk, NC 27949
Trio’s new seasonal menu has us fall-ing in love with autumn all over again. Included in the fall-inspired spread is their Autumn Salad. Packed with arugula, cranberries, walnuts, goat cheese, mandarin oranges, and chicken, this colorful meal leaves us feeling full and refreshed.
Kill Devil Hills
100 E Helga St, Kill Devil Hills, NC 27948
No fall tour would be complete without a morning brew! Head over to Ashley’s Espresso Parlour to try the Ole Helga, a perfect concoction of caramel, hazelnut, and mocha, for that fall-flavored pick-me-up.
3408 S Virginia Dare Trail, Nags Head, NC 27959
Trick or treat yourself to the goodness Surfin’ Spoon is serving up this season. Choose from the Pumpin’ Pumpkin or Walk the Plank ice cream sandwiches or mix it up with a variety of frozen yogurts and personalized toppings.
107 G Budleigh St, Manteo, NC 27954
Few things bring us more joy than biting into a soft and flaky cruffin from Charis Coffee Company, except when that cruffin tastes like fall! With new flavors out every week, there is a cruffin to satisfy every taste bud. But make sure to get there early or they might disappear!
Twiddy & Company Home-Cooked Favorites
And while we think the best way to experience fall includes a taste tour through OBX, here are a few of our home-cooked fall favorites to tie you over ’til your next getaway.
Butternut Squash Risotto
This butternut squash risotto is our go-to comfort meal. Paired with shrimp, this warm dish will become a coastal fall favorite.
Autumn In Paradise
One sip of Autumn in Paradise and you will be back on the beach! Don’t forget to stock up on Kill Devil Pecan Rum to give this drink the perfect OBX touch.
A recipe passed down through generations, these pumpkin cookies have stood the test of time. From our family to yours, we share this fall favorite with you.