Southern Shores Restaurants

Outer Banks / Southern Shores

Best Places to Eat in Southern Shores

The tiny town of Southern Shores boasts a big appeal. For people looking for the full Outer Banks experience tucked away in a tiny village, Southern Shores is the preferred destination for many beach vacationers. As it was originally created to be a resort community, Southern Shores was developed to be able to be covered on foot, and most of the restaurants can be reached the same way from your Twiddy vacation rental.

In case you’re looking for more options, the towns of Duck and Kitty Hawk are mere minutes away and both offer different, yet delectable dining options for any occasion, day or night. Here are some of the top restaurants in Southern Shores and Kitty Hawk for you to check out during your next Outer Banks vacation.

Best Restaurants in Southern Shores, NC for:

Best Places for Casual Dining


Coastal Provisions

Known for their award-winning cuisine and catering, Coastal Provisions is part of a trio of Outer Banks restaurants that boasts an excellent reputation. Featuring an oyster and wine bar, they also offer a substantial wine, deli, and meat shop, with delicious options for dine in, take out, or catering.

Casual Dining


Specializing in gourmet take-out, Steamers offers Corolla’s signature steamer pots-to-go, gourmet entrees, kids meals, soups, fresh fish and shellfish, chicken and ribs, vegetarian dishes and more, all in their new location in Southern Shores! Their commitment to quality is their hallmark.

Casual Dining

Best Places for Deli, Bakery, & Sandwiches


Barrier Island Bagels

Formerly Bonnie’s Bagels in the Southern Shores Marketplace Shopping Center, Barrier Island Bagels is under new ownership, with a brand new name and a lot of delicious bagels, sandwiches, and homemade baked goods to choose from!

Deli, Bakery, & Sandwiches

Best Places for Coffee, Ice Cream, & More



The popular one-stop coffee shop offering up daily brews, specialty concoctions and frozen blends, as well as an assortment of breakfast pastries and sandwiches, can be found in Corolla and Kitty Hawk.

Coffee, Ice Cream, & More

Tropical Smoothie

A popular franchise featuring nutritious smoothie and lunch items such as sandwiches and soups.

Coffee, Ice Cream, & More

Best Places for Pizza


Cosmo’s Pizzeria

Serving award-winning New York style pizza to Outer Banks locals and visitors since 1996.


Pizza Stop

During the summer season, Pizza Stop is open 6 days a week, excluding Tuesdays, and offers takeout, dine in and delivery of all of their specialty pizzas, salads, appetizers, pastas, hoagies, desserts and more.


Southern Shores Pizza and Deli

Specializing in stone oven, hand tossed and New York style pizza, Southern Shores Pizza is available for dine-in, take out, or free delivery to Kitty Hawk, Southern Shores and Duck.