Even though there’s no shortage of fresh seafood here on the Island, no vacation would be complete without another family meal staple: pizza! Whether dining in or getting delivery to your favorite beach house, Hatteras Island has no shortage of tasty pies to enjoy with your friends and family. This guide highlights some our favorite local spots.
Lisa’s Pizzeria: 24158 Highway 12, Rodanthe
Lisa’s is known as a Hatteras Island tradition and serves up everything from fried pickles to Greek salads, and, of course, their traditional and specialty pizzas. Lisa’s always hit the spot for lunch or dinner.
OBR Pro Tip: Step outside the box and try the Polynesian Pizza. With pineapple, green pepper, and crumbled bacon, this slice might be your next favorite.
Nino’s Pizza: 41188 Palazzolo Rd, Avon
Welcome to Nino’s Pizza where they sell paradise by the slice. Known for their tasty homemade sauce, Nino’s whips up delicious pies, mouthwatering subs, wraps, pasta dishes, and fresh salads.
OBR Pro Tip: After a day at the beach, stop in to Nino’s and refuel with a monster calzone. Pick one from the menu or build your own!
Gidget’s Pizza and Pasta: 41934 Highway 12, Avon
Gidget’s is a go-to for locals and visitors alike. With a full menu of pizzas, salads, oven baked sandwiches, paninis, salads, and pasta dishes, there is sure to be something for you!
OBR Pro Tip: Stop into Gidget’s and try some of their artisanal cheeses and a glass of wine as you mull over all the delectable menu options.
Angelo’s Pizza: 46903 Highway 12, Buxton
A local’s favorite since 1994, Angelo’s serves a variety of pizza and all-American food. They also have an arcade with 28 games and three pool tables, making it the perfect place to take the family out for a night of fun!
OBR Pro Tip: When you aren’t feeling the traditional pizza and breadsticks, try starting with the fried cauliflower and top it off with the Chicken Bacon Ranch Pizza.
The Gingerbread House Bakery: 52715 Highway 12, Frisco
Serving Hatteras Island for 43 years, The Gingerbread House produces the best of both worlds with baked goods made from scratch in the morning and appetizing pizza at night.
OBR Pro Tip: For a special occasion or birthday, go big with the Mombo Monster (12 toppings) followed by one of their famous cakes!
Rocco’s Pizza: 57331 Highway 12, Hatteras
A Hatteras Village landmark, Rocco’s Pizza has a menu full of yummy appetizers, pizzas, calzones, subs, sandwiches, and pasta dinners. Get out of the sun in the low-key dining room or have dinner delivered.
OBR Pro Tip: The pizza here is awesome, but if you want to try something different, start with an antipasto salad and follow it up with the chicken parmesan. You won’t regret it!