Getting excited about all of the restaurants opening back up this Spring?! So are we! We gathered the opening dates of some of the highly anticipated local Outer Banks spots that are reopening this month. We’ve been dreaming about fried fish and froyo all winter long, so without further adieu… the starting line up:


Photo via Surfin Spoon website

Surfin’ Spoon

Opening Day: March 12th
Highlights: Enjoy your mix of froyo flavors, and pick from dozens of toppings for your own creation to enjoy on a beautiful sunny day.


Photo via John’s Facebook page

John’s Drive In

Opening Day: March 17th
Highlights: Umm… do we have to choose?! Made to order milkshakes, burgers, and dolphin boats to name a few. This walk up and order establishment is a Kitty Hawk staple.


Photo via Lucky 12 Facebook

Lucky 12

Opening Day: March 3rd
Highlights: Great place to celebrate the Irish in you this March, over a dozen beers on draft, and pizza til 2am


Photo by The Dunes Facebook

The Dunes

Opening Day: March 11 (open for breakfast)
Highlights: Your choice of waffles, hotcakes, or the southern favorite, shrimp and grits.


Photo via Awful Arther’s Facebook

Awful Arthur’s

Opening Day: March 7th
Highlights: Their under $10 lunch specials such as Popcorn Shrimp Basket and White Fish Basket with fries make it a great spot to catch lunch with friends and enjoy the ocean view.


Photo via Red Drum Facebook

Red Drum Taphouse

Opening Day: March 4th
Highlights: With daily specials and lots on tap, you’ll never be at a loss for options at this taphouse.

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Photo via Nags Head Pier site

Nags Head Fishing Pier

Opening Day: April 14
Highlights: Breakfast at the restaurant, evening drinks at the tiki bar, and good fishing on the pier itself.


Photo via Sam & Omie’s Faceook

Sam and Omies

Opening day: March 10th
Highlights: They are in their 79th season, they know what they’re doin. With different specials every day, their breakfast, lunch and dinner has it goin’ on.


Photo via Full Moon’s Facebook

Full Moon Brewery

Opening Day: March 11th
Highlights: They offer many hand crafted brews like the Lost Colony Brown Ale.


Photo via Sundogs’ Facebook

Sundogs Raw Bar & Grill

Opening Day: March 10 (serving dinner)
Highlights: The happening place to be for a late night cocktail in Corolla. There’s always something going on between pool, karaoke, and drink specials.


Photo via Sugar Creek Facebook

Sugar Creek

Opening Day: March 17
Highlights: This soundfront location offers the best views of the sun setting on the sound while enjoying your dinner.


Photo via Miller’s Facebook

Miller’s Seafood & Steakhouse

Opening date: May 19th
Highlights: Offering breakfast and dinner, this beach road restaurant offers early bird specials for those who dine before 5pm!

What restaurant are you most excited about reopening for the spring season?
Did we miss any of your favorites? Comment below and we’ll add them on!