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Serving Lunch and Dinner
Open 11AM – 10PM Daily

Awful Arthur’s Oyster Bar, welcome to the home of the happy oyster. For over 30 years the Oyster has been our world. The Outer Banks only authentic oyster bar is the place to enjoy sensational fare from the sea washed down with your favorite brew and cocktail. We serve by the peck, pound and dozen, raw or steamed to perfection. Kicked back casual, down to earth friendly staff, and reasonable prices make Awful Arthur’s Oyster Bar the all-time favorite of locals and travelers alike.

Stop by next door to Awful Arthur’s Beach Shop for great AA apparel.

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The Outer Bank’s Only Authentic
Copper-Topped Oyster Bar

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upstairs bar beach views

Beautiful Ocean View Lounge
With Live Entertainment

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steamed shrimp

Coastal Living magazine named it “one of the top 10 oyster bars in the nation” and Esquire magazine recognized for the steamed spiced shrimp

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awful arthur's beach shop entrance

Beach Shop open daily 9:30AM – 9:30 PM

Find our famous t-shirts and logo apparel in the Awful Arthur’s Beach Shop. Shop online, or in person!

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