Awful Arthur's OBX


Awful Arthur’s Beach Shop will be open til Dec 15th.  After that we will be closed until March 15th.  Thanks for another great year


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.

copper top oyster bar obx

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

Open 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM Daily

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