Oceanfront Dining

On the Outer Banks, NC


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The Black Pelican Restaurant is cooking up something special today and every day.


Welcome to The Black Pelican, one of the Outer Banks' premier restaurants. Located in Kitty Hawk, North Carolina, The Black Pelican offers panoramic ocean views from our dining rooms and outside deck.

Our unique building was constructed in 1874 and used as a United States Lifesaving Station. The Black Pelican is full of character and rustic charm. Walkthrough maritime history while savoring an unforgettable meal.

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Gourmet Woodfired Pizzas, Fresh Seafood, Salads & Such, Excellent Vegetarian Selections, Daily & Nightly Chef Specials, Award Winning Desserts, Great Foods & Fun Drinks……


Planning a menu for a wedding or any type of event requires special attention. Our staff of qualified coordinators and chefs will make sure your event runs smoothly from start to finish.


Visit the Black Pelican online store to purchase gift certificates, Black Pelican private label clothing, hats, jackets, jewelry, Outer Banks memorabilia, books and so much more!


Open Tuesday through Sunday 11:30am to 10:00pm
Open Mondays 4:00pm to 10:00pm
*We seat by walk-ins only and require the entire party to be present for seating.
We look forward to your visit!

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Milepost 4 on the Beach Road
Phone: (252) 261-3171
To Go: (252) 261-3171