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The Hungry Pelican

207 Queen Elizabeth Ave, Manteo, Roanoke Island, NC 27954-9282
+1 252-473-9303
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good26%
  • Average3%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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“lunch” (39 reviews)
“turkey club” (7 reviews)
“sandwiches” (42 reviews)
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American, Delicatessen, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
207 Queen Elizabeth Ave, Manteo, Roanoke Island, NC 27954-9282
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped for lunch on a recommendation from a shop nearby and it was right on target. The turkey reuben on marbled rye was excellent. One of my daughters gave the cheesy grill cheese 5 stars. The turkey and cheddar club was excellent and the...More

Thank Mike J
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We ducked into the Hungry Pelican to get a quick lunch on a cloudy day. It's a deli-like place, one where you place an order and get a just-made sandwich passed over the counter. We found our lunch to be tasty and exactly what we...More

Thank Ashburn1
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our family of six each ordered a different sandwich during a recent visit. There is a nice variety on the menu. Although very busy, the food came out much quicker than expected. (We walked out of another popular sandwich shop around the corner after standing...More

Thank cfrahme52
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Just had lunch here with my family, after leaving another popular spot with very long lines. Our order was taken quickly, our food arrived shortly after ordering, and we all were pleased with freshly prepared sandwiches on homemade, fresh breads. A very pleasant experience!

Thank Deborah F
Reviewed 7 August 2017

We had never been to Roanoke Island. We enjoyed walking around. We needed to eat a bit early so we could make an appointment someplace else. We were looking at the Maritime Museum. We asked some local boating men there if they could suggest a...More

Thank RaceTravel
Reviewed 4 August 2017 via mobile

We stopped here for lunch after a visit to the Aquarium. It was a wonderful choice. Our party of 7 all loved their sandwiches--great bread and all so fresh tasting. I had the French dip sandwich and it was absolutely wonderful. Definitely would advise a...More

1  Thank 10Meme
Reviewed 22 July 2017

We had this deli recommended to us by a Manteo local and it was a really good choice. The sandwiches are fresh and full sized. Served with pickle and chips they are plenty for a lunch. The Angry Bird is a GREAT sandwich. I also...More

Thank Botzworth
Reviewed 20 July 2017

We stopped here for lunch as I wanted something other than seafood. I am so glad we did. This is the type of place I would eat at all the time at home. We split the Chipotle Chicken & got a pasta salad. The bread...More

Thank amy l
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

Easy to get to! Whether you are local and need to get back to work or a visitor taking a break from fun activities, this is your place. Friendly to families, groups or solo diners! Everything that I have tried from salads to sandwiches to...More

Thank r_islandgirl
Reviewed 3 June 2017

We had such a great lunch with 20+ family members, we went back the 2nd day. Great food, especially the French Dip and "Angry Bird". Nice staff, great job feeding our big group timely and together + a perfect location on Bundleigh for walking in...More

1  Thank Andy D
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
US$ 5 - US$ 8
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Accepts American Express
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 - 16:00
11:30 - 16:00
11:30 - 16:00
11:30 - 16:00
11:30 - 16:00
11:30 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 207 Queen Elizabeth Ave, Manteo, Roanoke Island, NC 27954-9282
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Outer Banks  >  Roanoke Island  >  Manteo
  • Phone Number: +1 252-473-9303
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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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