Darrell's Restaurant

Categories: Seafood, Family Restaurant, Breakfast

Contact Information

523 South US Highway 64
Manteo, NC 27954

Phone: 252-473-5366

Website: www.darrellsseafood.com

Hours of Operation

Open: Monday - Saturday: 7:30am - 9:00pm

Closed: Sunday

Meals served: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  • Dining Room
  • Food
  • Dining Room

“Family Friendly Atmosphere Served By Familiar Faces”

Darrell’s Restaurant serves breakfast, lunch and dinner six days a week, Monday thru Saturday, from 7:30am to 9:00pm.  Open every day of the year except for Thanksgiving and Christmas.  Whether you’re a land lover or a sea lover Darrell’s offers everything from homemade salsa and chips to local fried oysters.  Darrell’s also offers many kids selections for the smaller land lovers and sea lovers in the family.  There is takeout available for those of you who would rather enjoy your Darrell’s grilled marinated tuna or lump crabmeat crab cakes on the beach while watching a breath taking North Carolina sunset.  After a great day of fishing there is no better place to cool off and relax than Darrell’s Restaurant. Bring in your catch of the day and the Daniels family will cook it up for you.  If you would like to share your Darrell’s dining experience with people you know they do offer large party onsite catering and gift certificates.


  • Share Meal Policy:  Dinner: $4.00 Plate Charge
  • Credit Cards:  Visa, MC, Amex, Discover
  • Attire:  Casual
  • Handicap Accessible:  Restrooms
  • On Site Parking:  Yes
  • Serve Safe Certification:  Yes
  • Green Initiative:  Yes
  • Table Side Service:  Yes
  • Take Out:  Yes
  • Fisherman's Catch:  Yes
  • Kids Entertainment:  Yes
  • Good for Groups:  Yes
  • Samples:  Sample


Darrell’s is located just down the road from the Lost Colony, the Manteo Aquarium and downtown Manteo. Not only has Darrell’s been serving excellent food for many years, it has also been an important part of the community for many years and continues to show its support through many different community partnerships, such as Wings Over Water, North Carolina Waterman’s United, and the North Carolina Oyster Shell Recycling Program.

Chef Biography

Darrell's Restaurant


Owner Biography

Darrell's Restaurant

Family owned and operated, Darrell’s Restaurant, was started in 1960 by Daniel and Dora Daniels. Originally called Polar Bear Drive-In, it was later taken over by their son Allen Daniels and his wife Lorna Daniels. 

Not only is the restaurant currently owned and operated by Allen and Lorna Daniels, but their children have grown up working in the restaurant as well. One familiar Daniels face you may see running around the restaurant and waiting on tables is their son Tanner Daniels.

Specialties & Additional Menu Options

  • Menu Seafood: 

    Etheridges Fish Co.

  • Course Specialties: 

    Homemade Chips & salsa and desserts! Try a Darrell's French Dip!


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