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Watermen's Bar & Grill

₹₹ - ₹₹₹American, , Seafood
25706 Highway 12, Waves, Hatteras Island, NC 27982
+1 252-987-2000
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good23%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“fajitas” (22 reviews)
“citrus slaw” (17 reviews)
“tuna” (23 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Bar, Seafood, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
25706 Highway 12, Waves, Hatteras Island, NC 27982
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stopped here because we were interested in Kite Surfing and we were hungry. While my husband talked at length with the Kite Surfing staff, I ordered some lunch for the two of us. The customer orders at the counter and the serving staff bring...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Leslie O
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you want a server at the table, wrong place. You have to place your order at the bar! If you want a full menu, wrong place. They really were not terribly crowded but half the items on the menu were not available. We left!

Date of visit: November 2018
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

OMG! Food is outstanding! Grilled shrimp is cooked to perfection and very flavorful! I even tried blackened mahi Mahi and it was very good! Homemade mashed potatoes and black bean and corn salad!!! Homemade tartar and cocktail sauce is amazing! Staff is friendly and helpful!

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Shannonpurple823
Reviewed 6 November 2018

Watched an incredible sunset here on the deck while eating dinner. The Mahi fajitas were delicious as well as the Chai Tea Latte (it was a chilly night). They have a small craft beer selection but the options were perfect for me, had a local...More

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank Jay K
Reviewed 6 November 2018

We had never been to this restaurant before as we rent in Avon and tend to pick places to eat in Avon or Buxton. Waves is only 20 minutes from Avon and I am glad we made the trip. It's very casual and the staff...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank ladylynnea
Reviewed 27 October 2018 via mobile

The wait staff was so fun, friendly & knowledgeable! They we so helpful with great recommendations! Windsurfers in the background added to the ambiance! Definitely a hidden Jen

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank slabelle2016
Reviewed 25 October 2018

Waterman's ads and on-line menu led me to believe this was a formal restaurant which we were not actually looking for, but it was very close to where we were staying. So I was a bit surprised upon entering and seeing rows of picnic tables...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank onthemohawk
Reviewed 8 October 2018 via mobile

Obviously, facing the sound is perfect for amazing sunsets. We sat outside on the picnic tables. Some are open and some under cover. You grab menus, sit if you like, then order at the bar. We got our food fast but the servers weren't incredibly...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank aimer15
Reviewed 6 October 2018

Our dinner here (we came early when it was quiet) was delicious, and the service was friendly and prompt. The tuna was cooked perfectly, and the citrus slaw and other sides were also yummy!

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank cgc72018
Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

Wife and I started off with the guactail appetizer and it was awesome! We were really happy with the fajitas. She got chicken and I got the blackened mahi. I would definitely come back!

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Ekequist12
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, View, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 25706 Highway 12, Waves, Hatteras Island, NC 27982
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Outer Banks  >  Hatteras Island  >  Waves
  • Phone Number: +1 252-987-2000
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