Owens' Restaurant

Categories: Family Dining (Upscale), Steakhouse, Seafood, Fine Dining, Family Restaurant

Contact Information

7114 S. Virginia Trail
Nags Head, NC 27959

Phone: 252 441 7309

Website: www.owensrestaurant.com

Hours of Operation

5:00pm - 10:00pm Everyday

Closed Christmas and Christmas Eve

Closed January, February, First 2-3 weeks of March

Meals served: Dinner

Come to Owens’ Restaurant for the most delicious food of the Coastal South.  Fresh Outer Banks Catch Seafood, whole Maine Lobster, tender aged Angus Beef, ribs and pasta lead the wide variety of scrumptious entrees that will delight your palate. Select a full bodied wine from a distinctive wine list to accent the flavor of your meal. Be sure to save room for a delightful homemade dessert.
As you enter Owens’ Restaurant, the relaxing atmosphere engulfs you.  The collection of museum quality nautical antiques brings you back to simpler times when sailing vessels roamed the beautiful North Carolina coast. The pianist on Friday and Saturday evenings plays music to take your worries away.


  • Lounge/Bar:  Yes
  • Gift Shop:  Yes
  • Credit Cards:  MasterCard, Visa, American Express, Discover
  • Banquet Facilities:  Please call for details (252) 441 7309
  • Handicap Accessible:  Entrance & Restrooms
  • Recognizes Birthdays and Anniversaries:  Yes
  • On Site Parking:  Yes
  • Serve Safe Certification:  Yes
  • Green Initiative:  Yes
  • Table Side Service:  Yes
  • Live Entertainment:  Piano Bar - plays requests on Friday & Saturday nights
  • Fisherman's Catch:  Yes
  • Gift Certificates:  Yes


Owens’ Restaurant began as a twenty-four seat café in 1946. It was founded by Bob and Clara Owens who moved from a small hot dog stand in Manteo which they had operated between 1933 until 1946. Owens’ is the only restaurant on the Outer Banks that is still owned and operated by the founding family. Four generations of locals and visitors have enjoyed the generous portions of flavorful food and warm hospitality at Owens’ Restaurant.

Chef Biography

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Owens’ purchases the highest quality fresh seafood, aged beef and other select foods to be prepared by their masterful chefs. Many old time recipes have been refined for over sixty years. Other recipes are fresh and modern giving you a wide variety of flavorful choices. Availability of fresh and often local foods determines the chef’s choice of nightly specials. Your choice of wine from an exceptional wine list enhances your dining pleasure.

Owner Biography

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The goal of Owens’ owners and staff is to give you an evening filled with fine food and flavorful drinks at a reasonable price. And they have succeeded.  Owens’ is proud of the three diamond award it has received from A.A.A.  Owens’ restaurant has also won the Foder’s Travel Guide Award.
For a wonderful dining experience you will tell to all of your friends and family, visit Owens’ Restaurant.

Specialties & Additional Menu Options

  • No additional information available.


Average Rating for this Restaurant: 5 Stars based on 1 review
  1. Owens' Restaurant
    Rating: 5 Stars
    Wonderful Birthday Dinner!

    Dinner at Owen's was a meal to remember! With the beautiful decor and classy atmosphere, our prime rib dinners were unforgettable! The "seabreeze" potatoes, fresh green beans, and warm bread were simply delicious! Our server was sweet and attentive. I'm looking for another reason to visit again soon!

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