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Top 5 Best Avon, NC Restaurants You Should Try

Everyone knows a trip to Avon means, top-notch outdoor activities and lounging by the Atlantic on the Cape Hatteras National Seashore (for Avon Beach Access guide, see this link). Each year, you look forward to relaxing on the beach to the sounds of nature. Next thing you know, it's time to eat! How often has this experience gone wrong when the hanger starts to take over! Don't argue over which meal to make or restaurant to choose. We've put together a list of local favorites for you! Treat yourself and your family to a delicious meal at one of these restaurants next time you visit Avon!

Photo credits: Each restaurant's photos were supplied from their website or social media accounts.

Bros Sandwich Shack

This fun and inviting restaurant, located off NC - 12 in the Food Lion Shopping Center, is your go-to for a quick American meal! This tasty bistro was established in 2014 and serves everything from burgers and wings to salads and barbecue. Vegetarian options are available, and there’s even a menu for the kiddos. Next time you’re in Avon, head down to Bro’s Sandwich Shack and get your grub on!

Pangea Tavern

Dinner is better when someone else makes it for you! Pangea Tavern is a family-friendly restaurant located near the Avon Fishing Pier. They offer a variety of meals for everyone in your crew. Try out a gourmet vegetarian, vegan, or gluten-free dinner. Seafood lover? Their fresh seafood plates are sure to please your tastebuds! While you wait, head outside to their sizeable grassy area and playground, where you can enjoy some fresh air and a cocktail before your meal. After a long day on the beach, Pangea’s Taven is the place to be!

Gidget’s Pizza and Pasta

Got a hankering for pizza and looking for the best in town? Gidget's Pizza & Pasta is more than just your average pizza joint. They use only fresh ingredients to create the best-handcrafted pizza in town! If you're looking for something flavorful, and pizza just isn't it. Their pasta, salad, and wings are sure to do the trick! You can find them off NC-12 just north of the Ace Hardware. Next time you're in town, swing in and give them a try! Your tastebuds will thank you!


A beach trip isn't the same without at least one waterfront restaurant in the mix. Get the full Outer Banks experience at PoHouse. Breathtaking sunset views and a delicious meal are bound to be the highlight of your vacation. They use only fresh local ingredients to create meals the entire family will love. Delight in a dinner full of muscles and clams or soups and sammies. You can find them just south of Kitty Hawk Kites on NC-12 all summer long!

Cups And Cones

After all that yummy food, what’s a perfect vacation without a tasteful dessert? Nothing is better than an ice cream cone after a long day of fun in the sun! Cups and Cones serve some of the most delicious ice creams in the Avon area! You can dine at their friendly and inviting establishment on NC-12 just north of Frank and Frans Bait Shop. Don’t let your trip go by without giving them a try!

If you’re looking for a fun-filled Outer Banks experience, it starts right here, in Avon. From miles of beaches and soundside attractions to shopping and dining. You’re sure to find something for everyone in the crew to do! So, what are you waiting for? Head down to Avon and get your grub on!

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