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The Hungry Pelican

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205 Budleigh St, Manteo, Roanoke Island, NC 27954-9262
+1 252-473-9303
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11:30 - 15:00
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Mon - Sat 11:30 - 15:00
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Virginia
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stopped for a sandwich at the Hungry Pelican based on the recommendation of two shop owners in Manteo. It's a very casual, deli-style restaurant where you order at the counter before going to get a seat. We loved the Angry Bird and the BBQ Chicken sandwiches. Both came with chips and a pickle. It was a nice find, especially... More 

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Wheaton, Illinois
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 December 2016

We were visiting the area and my group was most interested in local diners and fast food restaurants. Thanks to TripAdvisor, I was able to locate the Hungry Pelican and order their Wheatberry Veggie sandwich. It was fantastic.

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Thank Tim M
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016

Manteo most things were closed on a Monday but this restaurant was fabulous small place with about ten tables usually full of locals. We had reuben with potato chips was great, turkey club with gouda cheese with a drink was about twenty dollars. You order from the cash a pay for it and they will bring to your table. Very... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

The Hungry Pelican is a great place to eat for wonderful homemade soups, great sandwiches, and the largest fresh salads you can imagine. Good for tourists and locals.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

A neat little place in a neat town. The food was fresh and tasty. We really enjoyed our lunch. Be sure to get some ice cream for dessert!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

Great food! Good sides and great workers. Chipotle chicken, turkey Ruben and angry bird are my favorite.

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Cary, North Carolina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

My husband and I stopped by for ice cream after a day of biking Manteo. The owner waited on us. We both got a single scoop of 2 different flavors. What amazed us was that the ice cream was delicious and the serving size was huge and we paid just over $5 for both of us. I'm tired of paying... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

This sweet and sunny little place, tucked away in a little spot near Roanoke Island was a pleasant surprise! On our way to the annual Bluegrass Island bluegrass festival, we happened by The Hungry Pelican for a brunch/lunch stop. Once inside we were met by a pleasant young guy who took our order. We found a beautiful table in a... More 

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King George, Virginia, United States
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2016

They moved on me! (since I first ate there in 2013) They used to be closer to the water, where a similar restaurant named the Hungry Pirate is now stationed - so don't get them mixed up! Stop by the candy store (the Laughing Lollipop) on your way to or from to stock up on treats for the week. You... More 

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Franklin
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2016

Nice clean place to have a quick lunch where they serve wonderfull wraps,sandwiches and salads located downtown Manteo and inexpensive!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 5 - US$ 8
Cuisine
American, Delicatessen, Soups
Meals
Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Kids
Open Hours
Monday
11:30 - 15:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 15:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 15:00
Thursday
11:30 - 15:00
Friday
11:30 - 15:00
Saturday
11:30 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 205 Budleigh St, Manteo, Roanoke Island, NC 27954-9262
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Outer Banks  >  Roanoke Island  >  Manteo
  • Phone Number: +1 252-473-9303
Description
An owner operated deli in historic downtown Manteo. Great deli style sandwiches on baked to order rolls. Fresh cut salads, homemade dressings, house made side dishes and soups. Ice cream and desserts available also. Eat in or takeout. Outside seating is available, pets welcome there.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?