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Awful Arthur’s Oyster Bar Outer Banks

Awful Arthur’s Oyster Bar Outer Banks

BEACH SHOP
Shirts, hats, or souvenirs for men, women, and children. We have gift cards too!

OPEN DAILY 11:00 am – 9:00 pm

Home of the Happy Oyster Circle SublogoRated one of the Top 10 Oyster Bars in the Nation by Coast Living Magazine. Recognized for our Steamed Spiced Shrimp by Esquire Magazine. Visit our Beautiful Ocean View Lounge with Live Entertainment or stop by our famous Awful Arthur’s logo apparel and t-shirts at our Beach Shop.

BEACH SHOP
Shirts, hats, or souvenirs for men, women, and children. We have gift cards too!

OPEN DAILY 11:00 am – 9:00 pm

Home of the Happy Oyster Circle SublogoRated one of the Top 10 Oyster Bars in the Nation by Coast Living Magazine. Recognized for our Steamed Spiced Shrimp by Esquire Magazine. Visit our Beautiful Ocean View Lounge with Live Entertainment or stop by our famous Awful Arthur’s logo apparel and t-shirts at our Beach Shop.

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