Grocery Shopping on Hatteras Island

One of the best things about staying in a Hatteras Island vacation rental is the ability to cook some meals in the home. All of the vacation homes & condos managed by Outer Beaches Realty include a fully-equipped kitchen where you can prepare a simple breakfast, easy lunch, or even a complicated holiday meal. All you need to bring or buy are some groceries. We hope this helpful guide to grocery shopping on Hatteras Island leads to some outstanding meals and dining memories.

Hatteras Grocery Shopping and grocery stores

Some visitors to Hatteras Island will bring their groceries with them. And if you are partial to a particular brand or unique ingredient, we do recommend that you do that. However, the abundance of fresh seafood and locally grown produce on the Island make cooking a meal easy.

Where can you get farm-fresh produce?

Avon Farmer’s Market

Hours: Held every Tuesday; 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM; June – August

Location: Koru Beach Club, 41027 Highway 12, Avon, NC

C&J Produce

Hours: Hours Vary (check the Facebook link above); May-August

Location: 24003 NC-12, Rodanthe, NC


What grocery stores are on Hatteras Island?

Food Lion

Hours: Sunday – Saturday; 7:00 AM – 10:00 PM

Location: 41934 NC Hwy 12, Avon, NC

Conner’s Supermarket

Hours: Sunday – Saturday; 8:00AM – 9:00PM

Location: 47468 NC-12, Buxton, NC


Village Red & White Market

Hours: Sunday – Saturday; 8:00AM – 9:00PM

Location: 57196 Kohler Dr., Hatteras, NC

North Beach Groceries

Hours: Monday – Saturday; 6:00AM – 9:00 PM; Sunday; 7:00AM – 8:00PM

Locations: 23532 Highway 12, Rodanthe, NC

OBR Pro Tip: Several convenience stores sell groceries and pre-made foods.

Where can I get fresh seafood on Hatteras Island?

There are many options for fresh seafood, as so much of it comes straight off the boat. Please read our blog to find the OBR staff recommendations for seafood, both fresh and prepared!

So while we do not have many box stores, the options for groceries on Hatteras Island are numerous, and the variety each offers is endless. In addition, many Guests leave the Island with a new favorite ingredient that they cannot find at home. So be sure to stock up while you are here, or plan your next trip to the Outer Banks so you can look forward to it!

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