Nino's Pizza & Restaurant

Categories: Pizza, Family Restaurant

Contact Information

41092 Hwy 12 Milepost 56
P.O. Box 216
Avon, NC 27915

Phone: 252-995-5358

Fax: 252-995-7994

Hours of Operation

Open Sunday - Saturday:

11:00am - 10:00pm

Meals served: Lunch, Dinner

  • Inside
  • Dining Area

Nino’s Pizza is a family-owned restaurant located in the Village of Avon on Hatteras Island. Known for authentic Italian dishes by tourists and locals alike, all dishes are prepared by members of the family using old world recipes.


  • Gift Certificates:  See cashier
  • Health Department Grade:  99
  • Credit Cards:  MC, Visa, Discover
  • Attire:  Casual
  • On Site Parking:  Yes
  • Green Initiative:  Yes
  • Table Side Service:  Yes
  • Take Out:  Yes
  • Kids Entertainment:  Yes
  • Samples:  Sample


Nino and his brother opened Nino’s Pizza in Avon in 1979. The business was a success from the start, and Nino has continued to improve upon his initial success offering new menu items regularly. Conveniently located along Route 12, Nino’s has become a milestone in Avon.  

Chef Biography

Nino's Pizza & Restaurant

Nino prepares the scrumptious Italian food at Nino’s. His training and years of experience in Italian cooking come out in his homemade lasagna, baked ziti, calzones and of course his pizza. Nino also offers a veggie burger, a spicy black bean burger, and a vegetarian sub.  An assortment of domestic and international beers and a wide variety of soft drinks will quench your thirst after a day at the beach.

Owner Biography

Nino's Pizza & Restaurant

Nino Palazzolo and his wife, Paola, along with their two sons, have always loved the restaurant business. Nino was a farmer in Sicily when he decided to immigrate to the United States in 1970. He worked with his brother Rocco in a pizza restaurant in New Jersey and then opened his own restaurant in New Hope, PA. Nino later visited Hatteras, fell in love with the area and soon opened his successful restaurant - Nino’s Pizza.

Specialties & Additional Menu Options

  • Course Specialties: 

    Homemade Lasagna, baked ziti, calzones, and sauce!


Average Rating for this Restaurant: 0 Star based on 1 review
  1. Nino's Pizza & Restaurant
    Rating: 0 Star
    Awesome Family Restarant

    The pizza is delicious, but you can't beat the lasanga and veal cutlets. The service needs some improvement, but overall one of the best eateries on the island.

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