GF = Gluten Free
Soup du Jour cup 4.00 bowl 6.00
Ask your server about our ever changing variety of soups.
Hatteras Clam Chowder cup 4.00 bowl 6.00 GF
Borrowed from our neighbors to the South, this hearty broth
style chowder is full of fresh caught clams
Drunken Crab 13.00
Lump Crabmeat tossed with cocktail veggies and Bloody
Mary vinaigrette, served with crisp wonton strips.
New England Mussels & Little Neck Clams 10.25
Poached in herb chardonnay broth with aromatic vegetables, garlic
and bay leaf served with a toasty baguette.
Baked Brie 10.25
Classic French brie served with a raspberry melba sauce and
housemade pita points. Spice it up with roasted garlic and
jalapenos… add $2.00
Seasoned squid rings lightly fried, served with a lemon twist
and housemade marinara.
Crab Rangoon 10.00
Deep fried wonton purses with lump crabmeat and cream cheese,
served with sweet chili sauce.
Stuffed Jalapeno Peppers 9.00 GF
Plump jalapeno peppers stuffed with zesty cream cheese, baked,
not fried, served with tortilla chips and fresh salsa. A 3 alarm fire.
Coconut Fried Shrimp 11.00
Crispy fried coconut encrusted shrimp with sweet
Steamed Edamame Beans 7.00 GF
Go Green!.. with Edamame beans in the pod with sea salt flakes.
Pelican Wings 9.25 GF
Crispy fried chicken wings tossed with your choice of buffalo sauce,
Citrus Chipotle, Black Pelicans housemade BBQ sauce or Mango Habanero Sauce (HOT!)
served with creamy Bleu Cheese dressing.
Oysters Orville 9.00 GF
Plump, roasted oysters topped with spinach, Prosciutto ham
and baby swiss cheese.
Spicy Fried Cajun Fish Bites 10.00
An assortment of today’s freshest catch tossed in Cajun spices and lightly fried,
served with housemade ranch dressing.
Wood Fired Flat Bread 8.00
Herbed garlic oil, a sprinkling of Greek pepperoncini, feta,
romano and parmesan cheeses.
Tuna Tataké 10.25
Sliced and marinated sushi grade tuna with Far East seaweed salad, flying fish
roe, soy sauce, pickled ginger, wasabi and crispy wonton strips.
Gulfstream Tuna Bites 11.00
Fresh locally caught tuna served grilled or blackened with
tortilla chips and housemade salsa.
Key West Rock Shrimp and Crab Dip 10.25 GF
Mixed with cream cheese, a hint of citrus, thyme and artichoke,
served with crisp tortilla chips.
Basket of Onion Rings 9.50
Golden fried beer battered onion rings with a roasted red
Hummus “A Mediterranean Classic with a Curry Twist” 9.00
Spicy chickpea spread with curry, sesame, soy, cilantro and scallions, over Napa cabbage slaw served with crisp wonton strips.
Buffalo Fried Shrimp 10.00
Golden fried and tossed in Frank’s Buffalo Sauce, served with blue cheese and crisp celery sticks.
Our Housemade dressings include Ranch, Zesty Italian, Balsamic Vinaigrette, Bleu Cheese, Sesame Ginger, Honey Mustard & Mediterranean.
Caesar Salad 8.25
Crisp romaine lettuce with creamy Caesar dressing, housemade
croutons and Parmesan cheese.
Greek Salad 8.25 GF
Feta, kalamata olives, pepperoncini, red onions, and tomatoes
on top of crispy mixed greens, served with our classic Greek
The Popeye 9.25
Baby spinach, wood oven roasted tomatoes, goats cheese, red
onions and a warm mushroom bacon vinaigrette topped with
housemade garlic croutons.
Nuts & Berries 9.25 GF
Crisp romaine lettuce with candied nuts, fresh fruits and berries,
served with housemade balsamic vinaigrette and goat cheese.
Mediterranean Chop House Salad 9.25
Crisp romaine lettuce, kalamata olives, roma tomatoes, pepperoni
and Italian vinaigrette over wood fired flat bread with pepperoncini
House Salad 5.00 GF
Crispy mixed greens and fresh vegetables with your choice of
our housemade dressings.
Caprese Salad 11.00 GF
Mixed greens, Roma tomatoes and fresh mozzarella topped with
basil pesto and balsamic vinaigrette dressing.
Add to any Salad:
Chicken Breast: 4.25 GF
Tuna Steak: 6.25 GF
Salmon Filet: 6.25 GF
Grilled Shrimp Skewer(6): 6.00 GF
Crab Cake: 8.00
Fried Oysters: 12.00
Fried Shrimp: 6.00
All sandwiches are served with french fries and a dill slice.
With Cheese add .50¢ • Maple Pepper Bacon add 1.50 • With Beer Battered Onion Rings add 2.25 • Substitute Gluten Friendly Bun add 1.50
* Denotes Vegetarian
”Mrs. Martha’s” Tuna Salad Sandwich 9.00
Fresh Gulfstream tuna salad served in our housemade pita bread with lettuce and tomato.
Tuna Melt 10.00
Fresh tuna salad melt on toasted rye bread with cheddar cheese and sliced tomato.
Fresh Tuna Steak Sandwich 10.00
Fresh locally caught tuna, grilled or blackened, on a fresh baked bun with lettuce and tomato.
“Mrs. Gail’s“ Chicken Salad Sandwich 8.75
Gail’s secret recipe that includes all white meat and walnuts stuffed in our housemade pita bread. Our biggest crowd pleaser!
Pelican’s Housemade Crab Cake 12.00
Jumbo lump crab cake lightly fried and served on a fresh baked bun with lettuce and tomato.
“BLT & Chee” Wrap 9.00
A family favorite. Crispy maple pepper bacon, lettuce, tomato and your choice of cheese wrapped in a fresh tortilla with basil mayonnaise.
Pulled Pork BBQ Sandwich 9.00
Eastern NC style pulled pork bbq with housemade slaw on a fresh baked bun.
Veggie Pita* 7.50
Our housemade pita bread stuffed with sweet peppers, carrots, cucumbers, red onions and tomatoes, served with ranch dressing.
Grilled Chicken Sandwich 8.50
A grilled breast of chicken served with lettuce and tomato on a fresh baked bun.
French Dip 11.50
Thinly sliced prime rib on a toasted sub roll with provolone cheese and au jus.
Kitty Hawk Beach Burger 9.00
A juicy 8 oz. Angus Burger grilled to perfection, served on a fresh baked bun with lettuce and tomato.
The Caesar Wrap 9.25
Grilled chicken breast with Romaine lettuce, zesty fried onions and Caeser dressing wrapped in a fresh tortilla.
Fresh Seafood Po’ Boy 11.00
Changes daily. Please ask your server. Served on a fresh baked sub roll topped with Crescent City slaw.
Substitute Oyster . . . . add 3.00
Pelican Specialty Sandwich Bar
Select Ground Beef 9.00 or Boneless Chicken Breast Filet 8.50 ~ Always Tastefully Prepared
Served on a fresh baked bun with french fries and a Kosher dill slice.
The Black & Bleu ~ Blackened with Bleu Cheese and fresh cut,
zesty fried onions add 1.25
The Tarheel ~ Barbeque sauce, Maple Pepper bacon, topped
with Swiss Cheese add 1.75
The Alpine ~ Mushrooms sautéed in a demi glace and topped
with Swiss Cheese add 1.25
The Cowboy ~ Barbecue Sauce, bacon and cheddar cheese served
on Texas corn toast add 2.00
GF = Gluten Free
Southwestern Tuna 11.00
Fresh grilled yellowfin tuna with garden rice, cumin black beans and housemade corn salsa.
Today’s Pasta tossed with the freshest seasonal vegetables and tomato basil cream sauce.
Baja Lime Rubbed Mahi 12.00 GF
Served with cumin black beans, guacamole, housemade salsa and chipotle crème fraiche.
“Mrs. Martha’s” Fresh Tuna Salad 9.00 GF
Fresh Gulfstream tuna salad served with baby greens, fresh vegetables and your choice of dressing.
Greek Spiced Seared Salmon* 13.00
Served over saffron rice with sautéed mushrooms, oven roasted tomatoes, spinach, feta cheese and aged balsamic reduction.
“Dixie’s Finest” Shrimp & Grits 12.00 GF
Plump shrimp sautéed with garlic, onions, tomatoes and Tabasco butter sauce, served over jalapeno cheese grits.
“Mrs. Gail’s” Chicken Salad 9.00 GF
Gail’s secret recipe with all white chicken breast and chopped walnuts, served with crisp greens,
fresh vegetables and your choice of dressing.
Fried Seafood Baskets
Golden fried, served with housemade slaw and french fries. No combos please.
Add a Side Salad to any sandwich or lunch entrée
with your choice of dressing for only 3.25 GF
When the Wright Brothers telegraphed the world over 100 years ago from this very building, little did they know that through the power of flight we would be able to experience the flavors of the world. Now, you too can taste those exotic flavors in Black Pelican’s Global Cuisine.
GF = Gluten Free
PELICAN FISHES GF
Fresh Fishes – Tastefully Grilled 21.00
Choose one of our fresh cut fish filets served with garden rice and sautéed seasonal vegetables. Select your choice of:
Tuna, Salmon, Mahi or Our Fresh Catch of the Day
At your discretion, choose one of our four tasteful options to flavor and enhance your selection this evening.
Ala Oscar Asparagus, crabmeat and hollandaise add 7.00
Ala Maui Sesame seared with mango rum pineapple chutney, sweet chili and wasabi aioli add 3.50 GF
Ala OBX Blackened with grilled fresh corn salsa add 3.25
Ala Amandine Toasted almonds with a delicate white wine butter sauce add 3.25
PELICAN SEAFOOD SPECIALTIES
Pelican’s Housemade Crab Cakes 25.00
Delicately fried jumbo lump crab cakes with Tuscan remoulade,
garden rice and fresh steamed green beans.
Bacon Wrapped Sea Scallops 28.00 GF
Succulent seas scallops wrapped in maple pepper bacon and grilled
with caramelized onion sweet thyme sauce, Kahlua mashed sweet potatoes and seasonal vegetables.
Southern Fried Flounder and Shrimp 23.00
Lightly breaded fresh NC flounder and plump shrimp fried to
perfection, served with garden rice and fresh steamed green bean medley.
Add crab cake for 8.00. No substitutions please.
Tuna Nagano – A House Specialty! 19.25
Thinly sliced Cajun sesame seared chilled ahi tuna served very
rare with Napa cabbage slaw, pickled ginger, soy and wasabi with
crisp wontons and micro greens.
“Dixie’s Finest” Shrimp & Grits 20.00 GF
Plump shrimp sauteéd with garlic, onions, tomatoes and Tabasco
butter sauce served over jalapeno cheese grits.
Baked Shrimp and Crab 25.00 GF
A boat of fresh shrimp and jumbo lump crabmeat baked to
perfection and topped with a beurre blanc sauce, served with
garden rice and fresh steamed green beans.
Wanchese Fishermans’ Risotto 25.00 GF
Scallops, shrimp, jumbo lump crabmeat and bacon sautéed with
tomatoes, sweet corn and baby spinach folded into creamy
roasted garlic risotto topped with crispy sweet potato nest.
Pecan Crusted Mahi 23.00
Fresh Gulf Stream mahi finished with red wine fig reduction,
Kahlua mashed sweet potatoes and seasonal vegetables.
Scallops St. Jacques 27.00
Sweet Atlantic Sea Scallops, oven roasted tomatoes and mushrooms in a delicate cream,
baked with smoked gouda mashed potatoes and golden puff pastry.
Shrimp on the Barbie 20.00 GF
Barbequed skewers of shrimp over garden rice and fresh steamed green beans,
finished with mango rum pineapple chutney.
The Frogmore Clambake 21.00 For 2 39.00 GF
A Kitty Hawk tradition featuring steamed shellfish and vegetables
that include plump mussels, clams, oysters, spicy shrimp, and
Andouille sausage plus steamed corn on the cob and red potatoes.
PORK, BEEF & CHICKEN SELECTIONS
Slow Roasted Pork Shank 24.00 GF
With ancho raspberry reduction, Kahlua mashed sweet potatoes
and fresh steamed green bean medley.
Classic Filet 32.00 GF
8 oz. beef tenderloin served with housemade mashed potatoes and
fresh steamed green bean medley.
Classic Filet Oscar 39.00
Topped with lump crabmeat, asparagus and rich hollandaise sauce.
Rack of Ribs 24.00 GF
Slow roasted baby back pork ribs, char grilled in our own
Black Pelican barbeque sauce, served with smoked gouda mashed
potatoes and fresh steamed green beans.
Black and Bleu Strip Steak 28.00
Blackened New York Strip Steak crusted with Bleu Cheese and
zesty fried onions, served with demi glace, smoked gouda mashed
potatoes and fresh steamed green beans.
Add a Shrimp Skewer . . . . . 34.00
Prime Rib GF
Captain’s (16 oz.) . . . . . . . 27.00 • 1st Mate’s (12 oz.) . . . . . 23.00
Served with smoked Gouda mashed potatoes, fresh steamed green beans and au jus.
OBX Chicken and Ribs 24.00
Blackened chicken breast topped with grilled fresh corn salsa
and BBQ glazed baby back ribs served with Kahlua mashed
sweet potatoes and fried okra.
Chicken Marsala 22.00 GF
Grilled chicken breasts with mushroom marsala demi glace, smoked
Gouda mashed potatoes and fresh steamed green beans.
Carolina Combo 22.00
Eastern Carolina pulled pork barbeque and golden fried oysters with
grilled fresh corn salsa, southern coleslaw and butter grilled
jalapeno corn toast.
Down South Meets Down Under 29.00
Grilled New York Strip and barbequed shrimp skewer with smoked gouda mashed
potatoes, mango rum pineapple chutney and fresh green beans.
Marinated Grilled Portabella Mushrooms* 16.00 GF
Over smoked Gouda mashed potatoes topped with sautéed
mushrooms, spinach, roasted tomatoes and feta cheese, finished
with aged balsamic reductions.
Vegetarian Pasta* 16.00
Today’s Pasta tossed with the freshest seasonal vegetables and a
tomato basil cream sauce.
* Denotes vegetarian
For Your Enjoyment…
Black Pelican dinner guests receive a complimentary basket of hearth baked, fresh pita bread.
Additional baskets are available for 2.00. Enjoy!
To ensure the highest quality, pizzas from our wood-burning oven are served immediately.
No substitutions on specialty pizzas please. Thank you for your cooperation. Lunch pizzas are about 5 inches.
Dinner size pizzas are about 9 inches and available for the hearty appetite.
NOW AVAILABLE… Gluten Free 10” Crust upon request…. add 3.00 to dinner pizza price.
House Cheeses consist of fontina, gruyere, mozzarella, romano and parmesan blend.
Classic Pepperoni lunch 7.25/dinner 13.25
Tomato sauce, lots of pepperoni, house cheeses and oregano.
White Seafood lunch 8.50/dinner 14.50
Creamy béchamel sauce, shrimp, scallops, house cheeses,
scallions, oregano and a pinch of Old Bay.
Aloha lunch 8.25/dinner 14.25
Creamy bé chamel sauce, pineapple tidbits, house cheeses,
oregano, scallions and your choice of chicken or bacon.
Landlovers lunch 8.25/dinner 14.25
Tomato sauce, Andouille sausage, tender steak, bacon,
pepperoni, house cheeses and oregano.
Margherita* lunch 7.25/dinner 13.25
Basil pesto sauce, sliced roma tomatoes, house cheeses, scallions,
Chesapeake Bay lunch 9.50/dinner 15.50
Creamy bé chamel sauce, lump crabmeat, sweet corn, crispy
bacon, house cheeses and Old Bay seasoning.
Greek*lunch 7.25/dinner 13.25
Herbed garlic oil, sliced roma tomatoes, red onions, feta cheese,
kalamata olives, house cheeses, oregano, pepperoncini and scallions.
Bar-B-Que Chicken lunch 8.25/dinner 14.25
Housemade barbeque sauce, wood fired roasted chicken, smoked
gouda, red onions, house cheeses, fresh cilantro and oregano.
Florentine lunch 7.25/dinner 13.25
Creamy béchamel sauce, roma tomatoes, baby spinach, crispy
bacon, house cheeses, and oregano.
Black Pelican lunch 8.25/dinner 14.25
Tomato sauce, shrimp, Andouille sausage, sweet peppers,
scallions, house cheeses and oregano.
Primavera lunch 8.25/dinner 14.25
Basil pesto sauce, mushrooms, sweet peppers, onions, spinach,
tomatoes, pine nuts and house cheeses.
Sizzleroni lunch 8.25/dinner 14.25
The classic pepperoni with red onions, sweet peppers
and jalapeno peppers (Some like it hot!)
Five Cheese* lunch 6.25/dinner 11.25
Tomato sauce, house cheese blend, garlic and oregano.
PMO lunch 8.25/dinner 14.25
Tomato sauce, lots of pepperoni, mushrooms, red onions,
house cheeses and oregano.
* Denotes Vegetarian
Create Your Own Pizza lunch 6.25/dinner 11.25
Choose from the following toppings: tomato sauce, creamy bé chamel, barbeque sauce,
basil pesto sauce or herbed garlic oil base with mozzarella and oregano.
VEGETABLES lunch 80¢/dinner 1.30 Choose Sliced Roma Tomatoes • Baby Spinach • Pineapple • Jalapeno Peppers • Scallions • Pepperoncini • White Mushrooms • Kalamata Olives • Sweet Peppers • Red Onions • Corn
MEATS lunch 1.00/dinner 2.00 Choose Crispy Bacon • Pepperoni • Tender Steak • Andouille Sausage • Chicken
SEAFOOD lunch 2.00/dinner 2.50 Choose Shrimp • Scallop • Anchovy • Crabmeat
SPECIALTY CHEESES lunch 80¢/dinner 1.30 Choose Feta • Smoked Gouda • Fontina/Gruyere • Cheddar
GF = Gluten Free
1/2 lb – 1 lb Market Price
Oysters (served steamed only) GF
1/2 doz – 1 doz. Market Price
Clams (served steamed only) GF
1/2 doz – 6.00 doz 10.00
New England Mussels GF
1/2 doz – 7.50 doz 13.50
Snow Crab Legs GF
1/2 lb – Market 1 lb – Market
Fresh Vegetable Platter 9.00 GF
Steamed sweet corn, red bliss potatoes and traditional vegetable medley, served with melted butter and parmesan cheese.
“GO GREEN!” with steamed Edamame beans in the pod with sea salt flakes 7.00
Boiled Red Potatoes 2.00 • 2 Piece Basket of Pita 2.00 • Sautéed Seasonal Vegetables 2.00 •Bucket of Fries 4.50 • Coleslaw 2.00 • Ear of Corn 1.80 • Fried Okra 3.00 • Jalapeno Cheddar Grits 2.00 • Garden Rice 1.80 • Steamed Vegetables 2.00 • Marinara .80 • Sour Cream .60 • Mashed Potatoes 2.00 • Vegetable du Jour 2.50 • Sweet Potato Mashers 2.00
Fresh Brewed Tea (sweet & unsweetened) • Hot Tea • “Kill Devil Coffee” Regular or Decaf • Pepsi • Diet Pepsi • Sierra Mist • Dr. Pepper • Mug Root Beer • Pink Lemonade • Milk • Chocolate Milk • Fiji Water • Black Pelican Bottled Water • San Pellegrino
Redwood Creek Chardonnay $6
Redwood Creek Pinot Grigio $6
Redwood Creek Cabernet $6
Woodbridge White Zinfandel $6
Winning Whites Glass/Bottle
Aime Roquesante Rose, France $8/30
Relax Riesling, Germany $7/26
Canyon Road Moscato, California $7/26
Ecco Domani Pinot Grigio, Italy $8/30
Left Coast Pinot Grigio, Oregon $8/30
Nobilo Sauvignon Blanc, New Zealand $7/26
St. Supery Sauvignon Blanc, California $8/30
Toasted Head Chardonnay,California $7/26
Simi Chardonnay, Sonoma $8/30
Kendall Jackson Chardonnay, California $8/30
Sonoma Cutrer Chardonnay, California $9/34
Riveting Reds Glass/Bottle
Proverb Pinot Noir, California $7/26
Farm to Table Pinot Noir, Austrailia $8/30
Dreaming Tree Red Crush $7/26
Louis Martini Cabernet, California $8/30
Liberty School Cabernet, California $9/34
Apothic Red, California $7/26
Alamos Malbec, Argentina $7/26
Chateau Souverain Merlot, California $7/26
Cantina Zaccagnini Montepulciano, Italy $7/26
Santuary Vineyard’s Coastal Collage, North Carolina $9/34
Belle Glos Las Alturas Pinot Noir, California $45
Prosecco, Italy $7.00 Split
Chandon, California $8.00 Split
Chandon Rose, California $8.00 Split
J Brut Cuvee, California $42
Black Pelican Beer Selection
Select 16 oz. or pitchers of:
Stella Artois • Bud Light • Guinness • Blue Moon • Sweetwater IPA
Copperline Amber Ale • Pelican Nut Brown Ale • Black & Tan (16 oz only) •
Sierra Nevada Rotating IPA •
Budweiser • Bud Light • Miller Lite • Coors Light • Yuengling
Michelob Ultra • Landshark • Ice House • Busch • Pabst Blue Ribbon •
Modelo • Heineken • Corona & Corona Light • Red Stripe • Becks N/A
Long Leaf Ipa • Bravazzi Grapefruit Hard Italian Soda GF •
SweetWater Goin Coastal Pineapple IPA • Sam Adams Rotating Seasonal •
Bold Rock NC Hard Cider GF • Lonerider Shotgun Betty Hefeweizen •
Deschutes Black Butte Porter • Oskar Blues Mama’s Little Yella Pils•
Sierra Nevada Pale Ale • Wicked Weed Rotating Session Sour •