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Poor Richard's Sandwich Shop

303 Queen Elizabeth Ave, Manteo, Roanoke Island, NC 27954-9398
+1 252-473-3333
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good34%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“lunch” (110 reviews)
“sandwiches” (129 reviews)
“reuben” (33 reviews)
Opens in 18 min
All hours
American, Delicatessen, Soups, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
303 Queen Elizabeth Ave, Manteo, Roanoke Island, NC 27954-9398
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We enjoyed our lunch here after the pirate adventure cruise. It was very crowded but the wait was not long at all. All the sandwiches were devious and reasonably priced.

Thank Kel w
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

1st night in town and we were looking for light meal at the end of long day. Poor Richards was just the place. Small pub that had live local music and good sandwiches. I had nc BBQ, other shrilled cheese hot dog and burger. All...More

Thank kenz3130
Reviewed 3 days ago

Great hearty breakfast with a great view of the harbor in Manteo. Hard to beat for breakfast on a Saturday morning

Thank brianbollwage
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Saw the reviews and tried it out. Very impressed by the quality of the meal and the speed at which we were served.

Thank kstate1999
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I waited in the bar and ordered a sandwich to go one evening and had a drink while I waited. The main restaurant seems to be closed after lunch. Bar area had a nice local vibe. I was happy with the reuben.

Thank blargoe
Reviewed 1 week ago

LOVE, LOVE this place! Food is really tasty with great, casual atmosphere, and good prices. Order at the counter, dine indoors, on a covered deck, or on picnic tables below deck right in front of the Manteo slips and in-line with the Elizabeth II (docked...More

Thank Squarecrow
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We live in Manteo. However, usually do not visit down town in the summer. However, last May 30th, we did venture down to the waterfront. We got in on the tail of the lunch rush, about 2:00pm. As the diner enter the doors, two school...More

Thank Elayne and Will... B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Been going here for the last 10 years. We love the place as you can sit out near the sound and have a great sandwich for lunch. Brownies are a good after lunch treat as well.

Thank Todd R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The line was long, but moved quickly. Limited seating, but beautiful location. We loved the pasta salad and grilled pimento cheese.

Thank MommyBee713
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The sandwiches at Poor Richard's were a delight. Sitting on the back patio overlooking the marina was spectacular as well. Definitely with the stop.

Thank 347LifeTraveler
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23 September 2016|
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Response from sdudley24 | Reviewed this property |
Yes...you will have no issues having your pet with you on the back patio at Poor Richards. Afterwards, you should take a stroll along the docks where it is very pet friendly. :-)
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 3 - US$ 10
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Accepts American Express
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, View, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 303 Queen Elizabeth Ave, Manteo, Roanoke Island, NC 27954-9398
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Outer Banks  >  Roanoke Island  >  Manteo
  • Phone Number: +1 252-473-3333
Start the Morning w Freshly Cooked Breakfast, Lunch or Dinner. The Pub overlooks Main Street Manteo and the dining room and back porch overlook the sound and Marina along the boardwalk.
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