Valentine’s Day is just around the corner! Luckily, we have some of the best spots to enjoy Valentine’s Day! If you’re spending this special day with your honey on the Outer Banks, you should definitely check out these local eateries that are perfect (and open) for a Valentine’s Day date night!

Cafe Pamlico // Buxton

Located in Buxton in Hatteras, Cafe Pamlico is situated right on the Pamlico Sound. The location offers stunning sunsets while you’re dining on amazing food! With dishes featuring Outer Banks staples like Pan Seared Tuna, Veal Osso Bucco, and Hudson Valley Duck, this year’s Valentine’s Day will be one to remember forever! Reservations are highly recommended and can be made by calling Cafe Pamlico at (252) 995-4500.

Blue Water // Manteo

Blue Water Grill combines a cozy and comfortable dining spot with delicious, gourmet foods. This Valentine’s Day, Blue Water is offering a special menu. For $75 per couple, you’ll dine on 2 appetizers, 2 entrees, and a shared dessert! Menu items feature grilled lamb chops with goat cheese polenta, pan seared quail with roasted vegetables, and fresh caught fish served with gnocci, baby brussel sprouts, and more. Reservations can be made online on Blue Water’s website or by calling at (252) 473-1955.

Lone Cedar // Nags Head

Lone Cedar specializes in fresh, local Outer Banks seafood. This Valentine’s Day, dine on dishes like Lone Cedar’s famous Shrimp and Grits, fresh flounder, or Parmesan Crusted Chicken Breast. Lone Cedar does not take reservations, however, you’ll still be able to get in and enjoy Valentine’s Dinner with your sweetheart.

Grandstaff & Stein // Kill Devil Hills

Take a step back into the 1920’s at Grandstaff & Stein. This quirky, speakeasy themed restaurant features dishes like fried catfish, seared scallops, St. Louis Ribs, and so much more. To enter Grandstaff & Stein, the hostess will ask you for a password that changes weekly. You can find it on their Facebook Page! Grandstaff & Stein will make this Valentine’s Day unique and unforgettable. To make reservations, visit the website here or call (252) 441 – 6894.

The SaltBox Cafe // Kill Devil Hills

Located on Colington Island, The SaltBox Cafe is a charming and cozy restaurant that features some of the best food on the Outer Banks! With a menu consisting of fresh, local seafood, fresh meats, vegetables, and more, you won’t be disappointed at The SaltBox. Reservations are recommended and can be made by calling (252) 255-5594.

Sandtrap Tavern // Kitty Hawk

Sandtrap Tavern is a local Outer Banks favorite. Located in Kitty Hawk, Sandtrap provides the perfect setting for a casual dinner for you and your sweetheart. From prime rib to a Brie BLT, Sandtrap has great food that features a southern flair. For more information about Sandtrap, visit their website or give them a call at (252) 261-2243.

Whether you’re a local or just passing through, the Outer Banks is the best place to spend your Valentine’s Day! With great local dining and attractions, plan a couple’s getaway to the Outer Banks or a stay-cation. You can view all of our cute, cozy condos and smaller homes on Resort Realty’s website!