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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%
Travellers talk about
“lunch” (39 reviews)
“turkey club” (7 reviews)
“sandwiches” (42 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 - 16:00All hours
American, Delicatessen, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
207 Queen Elizabeth Ave, Manteo, Roanoke Island, NC 27954-9282
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Reviews (136)
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11 - 20 of 136 reviews

Reviewed 30 May 2017

Fabulous historical dining experience!! Food was wonderful! Service quick and atmosphere very nice. .

1  Thank donnagreiss
Reviewed 23 May 2017

This is a wonderful place and its new location on Budleigh in downtown Manteo is great. The soups are special every day as are the baked goods. Try the butterscotch coffee cake. Delicious. Their turkey chili is the best with a tad of a bite...More

Thank lucidotravel
Reviewed 23 May 2017

great French dip sandwich, everything made to order, not much atmosphere, but good food. Parking on street and is very busy during lunch because locals who work eat there.

1  Thank Janet F
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

I've been dining at the hungry pelican for years, love the food..chicken salad supreme, gourmet grilled cheese and the Thanksgiving sandwiches are my favorite! The owners and staff are nice and friendly, fast and efficient in the service. Try it, and you'll agree!

1  Thank obxman27954
Reviewed 10 May 2017

We were up for the day from Corolla and lunch at The Hungry Pelican was a highlight of a wonderful day. A local (don't they always know the best places-:) directed to us to The Hungry Pelican telling us that "everything is homemade from scratch,"...More

1  Thank 185lovetotravel
Reviewed 9 May 2017 via mobile

Turkey club was delicious! My husband and I shared the sandwich. They were kid enough to split it into two separate plates.

Thank jkurtz1027
Reviewed 4 May 2017

Locals recommended this spot and were "spot-on". Very good food; great customer service. Ambiance is very simple and clean. Great in-and-out fast venue w/ good food.

Thank Elizabeth T
Reviewed 2 May 2017

We were so happy that a local recommended The Hungry Pelican. There were 6 of us and everyone ordered something different from the menu. We all agreed everything was delicious. Fast service, cute shop, awesome food! We were very impressed with our visit and will...More

Thank jolin798
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

We came across this little sandwich shop in the heart of downtown Manteo. The menu offered a variety of sandwiches and salads. I chose the Chipotle chicken sandwich which would easily beat out a jersey Mike sub anyday of the week. My sandwich was piled...More

Thank Seraphita2013
Reviewed 15 March 2017 via mobile

Bread is fresh, soft, and chewy just as it should be. Filling is a good portion and not so huge you want to burst when done. Picture is the last few bites, but was full of spinach, hummus, and yummy cream cheese. Fresh in-house baked...More

Thank Jenny E
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
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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