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Both meal and service was outstanding. Started at the bar prior to our seating and was promptly greeted. The seafood selections were fresh and well prepared, especially the specials. They do an outstanding job when you consider how busy they are. Get there early and you can beat the wait.
Warren Dannenburg via google.com - Apr 17, 2019
Great food and friendly staff.
Great food and friendly staff. Had the mix grill, crabcakes and pasta special. All were delicious. Thanks for a great dinner!
Denise Y. via yelp.com - Apr 17, 2019
Amazing. Just amazing...
Christopher Shelton via google.com - Apr 14, 2019
Great find!
We’ve been coming to Corolla a few years but finally came off season and wanted to try. It was absolutely delicious! We had to wait 40 minutes in April but was worth it. I had fried flounder special-freshest fish ever. Table had filet and lobster...More ... read more
994jenb via tripadvisor.com - Apr 14, 2019
Good and popular neighborhood restaurant frequented by the locals. It is not large so a wait for dinner is usual. Servers are efficient and knowledgeable.
Rita Perfater via google.com - Apr 13, 2019
Great food and service ... read more
James York via google.com - Apr 13, 2019
North beach arbors finest ... read more
Erik Rinkel via google.com - Apr 12, 2019
Good food, friendly servers
I enjoy eating here when I come to Corolla. There is usually a wait, but not this time. I started with a cold vodka martini with blue cheese olives. It was yummy! I had the 1/2 pound steamed shrimp and they were really good. Great...More ... read more
debber44 via tripadvisor.com - Apr 12, 2019
Great place. Service is amazing ... read more
Dax Gray via google.com - Apr 11, 2019
Great food!
Rebecca Herrin via google.com - Apr 11, 2019
Fresh Seafood and Great Service
My husband and I visit this restaurant frequently. It is a great place to go and sit at the bar and have a drink and a few appetizers or to have a great dinner. We have never had a bad meal and enjoy the fresh...More ... read more
joannb via tripadvisor.com - Apr 10, 2019
Absolutely delicious food. Warm and friendly atmosphere. Definitely recommend.
Carol F. via google.com - Apr 9, 2019
Wow from start to finish everything ...
Wow from start to finish everything was made to perfection The staff was right on time.Do your self a favor and make time to eat here.We had dinner can't wait to come back ... read more
Sheree M. via yelp.com - Apr 6, 2019
Great Food, Great Service
Really enjoyed the food and the service! The steamer platter and pop corn shrimp were excellent! Definitely eat there if you get the chance!
GinaN928 via tripadvisor.com - Apr 4, 2019
50th Birthday fun!!
We had their fish & Chips, they are amazing. Our party also ordered the pulled pork sandwich. It was ok. The service was great!! Thank you!!
R508PXchrish via tripadvisor.com - Apr 3, 2019
Excellent service, excellent food! ...
Excellent service, excellent food! Derek was a great server and provided top notch suggestions on the menu selections.
M G. via yelp.com - Apr 1, 2019
Excellent oysters and tuna ... read more
Clark Wheeler via google.com - Mar 23, 2019
Outstanding Seafood
We had baked oysters, seafood pasta and the sesame encrusted yellowfin - I can't pick a winner because all 3 were absolutely delicious! And the arugula salad was perfectly dressed and very tasty. This place must have a long wait time in the summer, because...More ... read more
captclark via tripadvisor.com - Mar 22, 2019
Wonderful experience from the super friendly local staff to the exquisite culinary delights... And the restaurants ambiance was over the top!!! Two thumbs up!!!
Valerie Brosky via google.com - Mar 22, 2019
The best! OBX Tuna!
Richard OBrien via google.com - Mar 19, 2019
Food is awesome!
Shelley Jump via google.com - Mar 6, 2019
Steamed seafood
Had an opportunity to eat steamed seafood and clams that are not typically available on the Gulf Coast. We were not disappointed. The restaurant is located in a shopping center and is not large. We dined there about 2 PM on a Saturday and had...More ... read more
jgmiller2018 via tripadvisor.com - Feb 17, 2019
North Banks is a great restaurant ...
North Banks is a great restaurant with super people and management.Been going here for many years. Excellent spot!
Jay G. via yelp.com - Feb 15, 2019
Consistently good
My husband and I were lucky enough to be given a gift certificate. We were early so we sat at the bar and chatted with the charming bartender. We chose to enjoy our dinner right at the bar and enjoyed everything we had!!
334KarenG334 via tripadvisor.com - Feb 4, 2019
Haven't been here but google keeps telling me I was and won't stop popping up so I will just give a 5 star review.
Ryan Hoffman via google.com - Jan 30, 2019
Good food, friendly staff, even during the off season.
Rob Cole via google.com - Jan 28, 2019
One of our Favorite Restaurants on the Entire Outer Banks.
As a long time property owner in the area, North Banks is one of our favorite restaurants on the entire Outer Banks. Enter through the front door and see a very long bar with several televisions, along with traditional tables. The vibe is beachy with...More ... read more
LMMII via tripadvisor.com - Jan 18, 2019
I like this place. My local discount is better 👍👍👍👍👍🍤🍤🍤🍤🍤 ... read more
Rocky S. Del Vale via google.com - Jan 11, 2019
Always a great experience. Tight ...
Always a great experience. Tight space but delish food and great service. Our go-to for a nice dinner in Corolla!
Megan D. via yelp.com - Nov 24, 2018
Great food but a tad small on portions for what they charge.
Kate Braun via google.com - Nov 24, 2018
Good food, solid service.
J.D. Jump via google.com - Nov 22, 2018
Wonderful food and staff.
Paul Reinhardt via google.com - Nov 22, 2018
Food is good. Open in off season!
Stephanie Turner via google.com - Nov 21, 2018
Each year for last many, we have ...
Each year for last many, we have gone to this place.  The food is fantastic and the people make the place rock.  If I were to ever own a restaurant it would be much like this concept.  What ever it takes to make a dining establishment successful is a mystery that few get.  These guys... get it. See you in Sept 2019!
Richard G. via yelp.com - Nov 19, 2018
Outstanding food and service. Friendly place ... read more
Jeff Jordan via google.com - Nov 18, 2018
Awesome food. Great service. Blacked ...
Awesome food. Great service. Blacked tuna. . Oysters were tasty. Didn't love the chipotle mignonette, but that's life.
Daniel D. via yelp.com - Nov 16, 2018
Very good food with creative menu options
I was expecting the typical beach restaurant in a tourist town. It is off season and they are obviously taking care of the locals all year around. The food was great, the service was great and I was pleasantly surprised. No matter what time of...More ... read more
BambooH2O via tripadvisor.com - Nov 12, 2018
Excellent Seafood lunch! I'm old - and don't eat alot - so I got the child's plate of shrimp and french fries: Yummy. $6. I couldn't eat it all! ….............ice cream shop, small go cart track next door.........Salt Coast Outfitters couple of doors down. 11/7/18 Columbia sportsware sale. Won't see these prices in Cary/Raleigh.
John Forbes via google.com - Nov 9, 2018
Really good food
Had lump crab grenades for appetizer and tuna bites both very good. Salmon for entree and it was delicious. My husband had the mixed grill he liked it but thought the tuna steak could have been seasoned better. We enjoyed this place and would recommend...More ... read more
MullyW72 via tripadvisor.com - Nov 3, 2018
Good seafood ... read more
Ross Flowers via google.com - Oct 30, 2018
Excellent food, excellent service.
Mario Cuellar via google.com - Oct 23, 2018
Can't wait to come back! We loved everything about this place! Delicious fresh food and friendly staff. We recommend the crab grenades, tuna bites and steamer combo. But everything we had was good.
marcia sable via google.com - Oct 23, 2018
Great Place. Large portions of fresh food. Pleasant staff. Friendly atmosphere. We'll be back ... read more
marty barnes via google.com - Oct 23, 2018
Nice restaurant
We ate lunch here with my wife, cousin and sister. The restaurant is tucked away in a small shopping center and it’s a little hard to find. I ordered the Fish and Chips and it was excellent. The service was good. I would recommend this...More ... read more
Fred B via tripadvisor.com - Oct 22, 2018
Great service and really good fresh seafood. Sreak was perfect too! It is really small but worth the wait.
Barbara Robinson via google.com - Oct 21, 2018
Pretty darn good.
This was a lunch visit. I ordered the scallop & Bacon skewer with their seafood chowder from the appetizer menu and hubby had Baked Oysters with firecracker crab on top. We were both pleased with the food and the service though it was a bit...More ... read more
Regas2003 via tripadvisor.com - Oct 20, 2018
Best seafood on the coast
I am finishing up a two week stay in Corolla, and have dined at this restaurant at least ten times. Every dish that I ate wa# delicious and perfectly prepared. I have sampled the scallops, oysters, crab legs, shrimp, tuna, lobster, barbecue, chowder and fresh...More ... read more
Judelle C via tripadvisor.com - Oct 19, 2018
Great Experience! The restaurant is very small but we had 10 people and they pulled 2 tables together. Server was unbelievable. She didn't write anything down. She remembered our entire order.The food was delicious and the atmosphere was very lively. We highly recommend ... read more
susan sullivan via google.com - Oct 16, 2018
We loved North Banks! Everything we had was delicious. Fried Scallops, crab cakes and filet mignon were our favorites. Great service. Highly recommend ... read more
Paul Lancaster via google.com - Oct 16, 2018
Wonderful
Came here with some friends. Excellent service. The crabcake app was good but I with it was lumpier. The shrimp, lobster corn chowder was out of this world. For dinner I had the mixed grill which included shrimp, tuna and tri tips. Superb. Cooked to...More ... read more
muddyrts via tripadvisor.com - Oct 13, 2018
Food was fantastic and portions were big. Great service and atmosphere.
Sara Hart via google.com - Oct 12, 2018
What a great place! Friendly staff and great food! Tuna bites and scallops on a stick are our favorite appetizers. Love the steamed and spiced North Carolina shrimp. Highly recommend ... read more
samuel fisher via google.com - Oct 11, 2018
We had a great experience at North Banks! Crab legs were big and full of meat and the stuffed pork chop was delicious! Tuna entree was excellent too. Our server was efficient and friendly ... read more
Candy Smith via google.com - Oct 11, 2018
This is our favorite place to eat when we visit Corolla. The food is always delicious and fresh and the portions are huge! Great service and atmosphere! We can't wait to come back ... read more
Fred Peters via google.com - Oct 11, 2018
Had several great meals here. Both lunch and dinner were excellent!! Great service and food. We will definitely be back ... read more
Carla Samuels via google.com - Oct 11, 2018
Not a Lot of Seating
A friendly place with pretty good service. Fills up quickly at night because they do not have much seating. Salads are huge and very good. Steamed clams are OK. The crab dip was excellent.
TrayBN via tripadvisor.com - Oct 11, 2018
Excellent seared Cajun Mahi fish. A little strong on the spices but very tasty and cooked to perfection. Scallops were amazing coupled with a corn hash. Great assortment of craft beers.
Fred Hurban via google.com - Oct 10, 2018
Great place
Sat in bar. Very busy and staff a bit overwhelmed. Food is good and shrimp is great. Great place in bar to split. Will go again.
CBKKSK via tripadvisor.com - Oct 9, 2018
Food is amazing... Our Hostess and waitress were so great. They really made us feel at home. Thank you ... read more
Tabitha Halley via google.com - Oct 8, 2018
It ... read more
Sir Mighty Mouse via google.com - Oct 8, 2018
Freaking amazing food, service, and atmosphere!! Definitely will go there every time we're in town!
Rob McGlaun via google.com - Oct 7, 2018
We went here with a group of 9, including 3 young kids. Wait staff was very friendly and knowledgeable. Food was good and came out quickly. I would suggest this to anyone. Tip: very small seating area so get there early.
James Rottmund via google.com - Oct 4, 2018
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