Here’s Why Destination Weddings in Edenton, NC Are So Magical

Planning a wedding is such a thrilling experience! Dress shopping, cake tasting, and venue visits are just a sample of all the wonderful activities you get to do during this exciting time of your life.  If you’re looking for the ideal destination that has everything you need for your big day, Edenton, North Carolina is your answer!  Although the idea of a destination wedding can be daunting, there are actually several reasons why this could be the best option for you and your soon-to-be spouse.  Discover why destination weddings on the pristine Inner Banks are so extraordinary and start planning your dream wedding in this incredible Southern town in eastern North Carolina right away.

Here Are 4 Reasons Why Destination Weddings in Edenton, NC Are a Great Idea

1. You Can Get Married in a Gorgeous Location

Edenton, North Carolina is a stunning destination.  Named the “South’s prettiest small town” and “one of America’s prettiest towns” by Forbes Magazine, this picturesque town has a gorgeous waterfront, prolific green spaces and pristine historical architecture all in one place.  Just one hour south of Norfolk, Virginia Beach and Chesapeake, two hours east of Raleigh and four and one-half hours from Washington D.C., Edenton creates the perfect surprise destination for the wedding of your dreams that is both beautiful and so easily accessible.

Is reciting your vows to your soulmate while standing where the sun sets into the Sound and a waterfront reception follows the picture of your perfect day?  Maybe you have long dreamed of saying “I do” to your forever partner in an intimate garden surrounded by beautiful historic homes at an enchanting bed and breakfast.  From a Victorian home with a huge Southern wrap around porch – to a charming carriage house restaurant – to a converted antique tobacco packing barn, you will find the perfect setting to begin your new life together in Edenton, NC.  At Inner Banks Inn, we have the very best of all of these and more!  If you happen to fall in love with an Edenton public landmark for your magical day, we are right there with you, too, because we are a trusted partner with ALL Edenton state historic sites and private foundations. With all of these and more, we know your Happily Ever After is waiting for you to discover in Edenton!


2. You Can Have an Unforgettable Ceremony and Reception for You and Your Guests

One of the best parts of having a destination wedding in Edenton is you can truly make it your own. You can get married on the nearby beach barefoot with all your closest friends and family or you can choose an amazing waterview with stunning historical architecture as your backdrop. We even know a few secret places to tuck in a  personal and intimate wedding and romantic settings abound everywhere in Edenton. 

Coastal North Carolina contains truly elegant historic sites, plantations, and gardens that also serve as amazing wedding venues.  From larger weddings to intimate ceremonies, your guests will get to spend time celebrating you and your soon-to-be spouse in a beautiful and comfortable place and this charming town provides so many unique and fun things to do all within walking distance.  We have found that most families come early or stay late after they hear about the charm of Edenton and the many things this enchanting village offers.  Who among your family and friends will not appreciate a destination that becomes a true getaway in such a special place? 

The reception is as special as the setting and ceremony, and Edenton is at the top of the list when it comes to cuisine and service in northeastern North Carolina.  A “Best Of” in the North Carolina Coast Region and Edenton on TripAdvisor, and recepitient of the 2018 Diner’s Choice Award on OpenTable, our farm-to-table team at The Table at Inner Banks, is passionate about creating unique and delicious food choices with excellent service that you will be proud to have served to your guests.  Our creative wedding team are perfectionists and will ensure that everything from rehearsal dinner to wedding celebration is perfect.

3. You Can Get Married in One of the Best Venues in the South

There are many great places to get married in the South and in particular North Carolina, and the coastal town of Edenton and its nearby offerings should now be calling your name to explore!  Just minutes away from the popular Outer Banks is this beautiful, charming waterfront town of Edenton, home to award winning bed and breakfasts, inns and restaurants with a small town feel like no other.  Not only does this cozy town and its surroundings contain some gorgeous scenery and attractions, but it also has the best wedding accommodations from historic sites to beautiful homes to waterfront venues – all available to your exact specifications by the Inner Banks Inn!

We also have our own private selection of wedding venues, both indoor and outdoor for weddings of all sizes, that we pair with our award winning culinary team, wedding planning staff and mobile catering unit.  Beginning in 2018, we are offering weddings at our own beautiful waterfront golf and event estate at the Links at Mulberry Hill.  Mulberry Hill – A Waterfront Venue, is a newly acquired venue that has been completely remodeled taking advantage of the breathtaking views of the Albemarle Sound.  This stunning venue accommodates up to 300 of your guests in an exquisite setting that includes a beautiful ballroom with beamed cathedral ceilings, separate bar, patio, an adjascent soundside pool and ceremony green space.  All areas of the venue have unobstructed and open water views and boast a beautiful, west facing sunset.  The pool is Olympic sized with intimate gathering spaces, making it the ideal setting for large and small outdoor gatherings.  This expansive venue provides the ultimate in flexible spaces for use in a variety of settings.  The ballroom is a stunning 2200 square foot gathering space available year round and is perfect for off season weddings.  It is also available with the poolside venue for after dinner dancing or for larger events utilizing the entire property.  The indoor venue is the perfect rainy day backup plan!

With our award winning farm-to-fork restaurant cuisine and accommodations, you are all set to embark on your magical and personal experience.  There are no cookie-cutter weddings here.  Each wedding is unique and special because you are to be celebrated!  We work with you to create the perfect day of your dreams.  If you are working with an event planner, she is welcome. With each venue and event, we are with you every step of the way. 

4. You Can Have Three Days to Celebrate at a Beautiful Bed and Breakfast

The Inner Banks Inn provides the most comfortable and luxurious accommodations in Coastal North Carolina. We have 20 guest rooms and suites   right in the heart of the Edenton Historic District and within walking distance to the sites, shops and waterfront.  Your wedding guests will settle down in a unique, quiet, and luxurious space at night and enjoy a hot, hearty breakfast first thing each morning. The many gathering spaces and porches are yours to enjoy for your entire stay.

Your wedding night accommodations is our very special gift to you when you book our venue and inn for your wedding weekend!  Tucked away in the historic Satterfield House is our very private and premium accommodation, Satterfield Suite, where you are only moments away from your family and friends, yet completely secluded in a luxury setting. 

We know your wedding weekend will be perfect at Inner Banks Inn, the backdrop for three days with your family and friends to celebrate the beginning of your happily ever after so don’t wait another minute.  To contact us to learn more about your destination wedding in Edenton, NC, visit us at Happily Ever Edenton Weddings, email us at Events@InnerBanksInn.com or call us at 252.482.3641.  We can’t wait to meet you! 

How to Plan the Perfect Spring Wedding in Edenton, North Carolina

Edenton + Inner Banks Inn = Storybook Wedding


Whether you are modern and chic or a more traditional bride-to-be, Edenton is the perfect setting for your spring wedding. Located two hours west of Raleigh and ninety minutes south of Hampton Roads, Edenton is a storybook destination that has been set apart by time and tradition yet easily accessible and charming beyond measure.

The Inner Banks Inn is a Select Registry bed and breakfast with an award winning restaurant that hosts weddings at all the historic sties, as well as their own charming village of homes located in the historic district and at their waterfront venue, Links at Mulberry Hill.

Our regal bed and breakfast sits on two and three quarters acres of picturesque grounds adorned with four historic homes and a converted carriage house, which provide an unparalleled setting for all wedding themes. Our dedicated staff, award winning chefs and trusted vendor partners will assist you with all of your Big Day details, including catering services, florists, photographers and musicians. Plus, our smaller event space is a fabulous location for bridal showers, bridesmaid get-togethers, and family gatherings, so you’ll be totally covered for your pre- and post-nuptial celebrations! Here are some tips for planning your dream wedding right here in Edenton, North Carolina.

Links at Mulberry Hill – A Waterfront Venue overlooks the historic shores of the Albemarle Sound with expansive green spaces suitable for tenting and indoor spaces that boast cathedral ceiling, weathered beams and wooden floor all with sweeping water views and a west facing sunset.


Our own award winning restaurant, The Table at Inner Banks, has created several catering packages to fit any couple’s six and style for a wedding at our inn, the Links at Mulberry Hill and all the other picturesque wedding sites including Cupola House Gardens, Penelope Barker House and the Courthouse. Each wedding is unique and we work with each bride and groom to design a menu that reflects their style and event. We even have the perfect package for your small gathering.

Our Intimate Packages can accommodate small groups or elopements and include the ceremony, champagne toasts, private dinners, seasonal wedding flowers, and more. The Inner Banks Inn and The Table Restaurant’s well-trained staff will be on hand every step of the way to exceed your expectations and create memories that will have you and your soulmate reminiscing for a lifetime.


Twenty stunning guest rooms in four historic homes spanning two hundred – fifty years and our converted carriage house restaurant provides the perfect atmosphere for your family and friends to relax and enjoy your special day. Our lovely rooms and suites combine Coastal Carolina elegance with modern comfort, so you and your guests will feel right at home. Plus, our convenient location allows out-of-town visitors to enjoy the picturesque setting of the our grounds and yet a short walk to the historic downtown and stunning Edenton Bay waterfront. We also provide a full gourmet breakfast for our guests each morning, so you’ll be prepared for the wonderful day ahead!


From the ring exchange to the bouquet toss, your Edenton spring wedding will be an event that your guests will be talking about for years to come. No matter what your day has in store, we are dedicated to making it as special as possible and can’t wait for you to become a part of our history as we become a part of yours!

Surprise, We Eloped!
Enjoy a Memorable Fall Elopement

Fall Elopement Weekend, in North Carolina. You bring the rings, vows and loved one, and we will take care of the details!

November 2nd-4th, 2019

You have found your forever soulmate and now you are ready to begin your “Happily Ever After” but have no desire for a big wedding. We invite you to elope to “the South’s prettiest small town”, and enjoy our Fall Elopement Weekend Package on November 2nd-4th at our award winning bed and breakfast and restaurant.

Elopement Wedding, North Carolina Bride and Groom

Incredible Wedding Weekend!

“It has been exactly one week since Inner Banks Inn gave me and my partner the most beautiful day of our lives, Our Wedding! From their attention to every detail for us, to the kindness of their wonderful staff, they made our day that much more enjoyable!”,
Kimberly, Wedding Wire

Inner Banks Inn, is just 90 minutes from Norfolk and Virginia Beach and we are hosting everything you need to say, “I do!” in style.


Your Happily Ever Edenton Fall Elopement Weekend includes:

  • Friday and Saturday night lodging in one of our luxurious rooms, with turn down service
  • Ceremony at Inner Banks Inn with Officiant
  • Hors d’oeuvres and Champagne immediately following ceremony
  • Five course dinner at The Table Restaurant (on site)
  • Floral arrangement including bridal bouquet, groom’s boutonniere and floral centerpiece
  • Personal wedding cake
  • Mini photography session
  • Champagne and strawberries in your room awaiting your arrival
  • Three course breakfast each morning

Select from a variety of ceremony sites with both inside and outside options on the grounds of our Select Registry Inn including one of our historic porches, the Pack House Green, or the charming brick patio outside our converted carriage house restaurant. If you would prefer to be married by the water, overlooking Edenton Bay, we can even make that happen, too!

On Saturday evening you will be served a five course chef’s tasting dinner, with wedding cake for two at our award winning restaurant, The Table at Inner Banks.

From accommodations to ceremony and dinner, to your three course breakfast each morning, your wedding will be effortless, beautiful, and memorable, allowing you to relax and enjoy every moment of your “Happily Ever After” wedding weekend.

$1,425.00   All Inclusive with taxes and gratuity

Book Your Package

Email info@innerbanksinn.com or call (252) 482-3641.

A Romantic North Carolina Honeymoon Awaits

Did you recently say “I do” to your soulmate? Planning a wedding is one of the most exciting experiences of your life! Once your venue is booked and menu is chosen, you and your fiancée will be ready to start browsing ideas for your honeymoon. If you’re looking for a romantic trip in a beautiful location, consider a getaway to Edenton, North Carolina! Named “The South’s Prettiest Town” – Forbes and “One of the Four Most Romantic Destiations in the Carolinas” – AAA Go Magazine, the Inner Banks Inn Bed and Breakfast is perfectly situated with luxury accommodations and award winning dining all within walking distance to the beautiful waterfront and quaint shops. Discover why our lovely B&B is the best choice for your upcoming North Carolina honeymoon and start making your travel plans today!

3 Reasons Why You Will Love a North Carolina Honeymoon in Edenton

1. Romantic Atmosphere

Edenton’s waterfront location provides a dreamy backdrop for an intimate and fun-filled honeymoon. You can enjoy activities out on the water, like kayaking, or stroll through the historic town to admire its many attractions like the gorgeous Roanoke River Lighthouse. Take a sunset cruise on the Edenton Bay with your sweetheart or embark on a historic trolley tour. Did you know Edenton is perfectly suited to day trip to some of the most beautiful beaches in the world? Depending on your mood, head to a remote spot on the nearby Outer Banks or soak up the fast pace of the Virginia Beach boardwalk, both just an hour away. Besides sunning on the beach, our coastal towns along the way are magical, not to mention the numerous romantic activities that await the two of you when you return. Enjoy the Water Street Stroll, tuck in for a glass of Debbie’s homemade sangria at Edenton Bay Trading Company or return for a speciality cocktail at Fireside right on the grounds of our Select Registry Inn.

2. Romantic Dining

We know you will want to experience the best in dining during your North Carolina honeymoon, and there are many fantastic places to get an authentic Southern meal in Edenton.  The settings range from classy to casual and did you know that our own The Table at Inner Banks is continually rated as a “Best 10 North Carolina Coast” restaurant on TripAdvisor? Its Ocean-River-Farm to Fork cuisine is quickly being recognized as one of the best dining cuisines in North Carolina. Other choices include a casual meal in town at one of the quaint storefront bistros or you can even enjoy your own private spot at the Inn including our charming converted carriage house. Regardless of mood, with the wonderful choices that await, we promise the two of you will absolutely love both the first class dining and casual fare that await.

3. Romantic Accommodations

Edenton has the perfect place for newlyweds to enjoy a North Carolina honeymoon: the Inner Banks Inn! Our cozy bed and breakfast has everything you need for an unforgettable stay in the heart of the Edenton Historic District. We have four historic homes spanning 250 years that are filled with gorgeous, comfortable suites equipped with modern amenities and pampering extras. From the craft beers and wines to the massage and spa services, we are here to make sure every attention to detail is given to ensure your perfect honeymoon getaway. You will enjoy a fresh, delicious three course breakfast first thing in the morning or you can indulge in a decedent breakfast delivery right to your room!  You can even add our “bubbly breakfast” and enjoy mimosas or a speciality Inner Banks’ Bloody Mary.  Our award-winning dinner menu is filled with tasting menus and fresh catch options prepared with the finest, freshest local ingredients, so you are guaranteed to love dining here. If you would like to bring your precious furry family member, we even have a cozy “pet-friendly” coastal cottage, The Tillie Bond. 

We want you to have the most unforgetable stay while here at the Inner Banks Inn, so be sure to take a look at our Love at the Lighthouse Package to further enhance your trip or call one of our innkeepers and we are happy to customize a package for you. This package features wine, chocolates, admission to the Roanoke River Lighthouse, and more. Book it today to make your North Carolina honeymoon even more romantic!

One last thing! Did you know we have a wide selection of wedding venues here at the Inner Banks Inn as well? From a waterfront clubhouse overlooking the Albemarle Sound to the many historic attractions to our own grounds, we can show you some of the most beautiful wedding venues anywhere in the South! Contact us today if you are interested in having both your wedding and your honeymoon here at the Inner Banks Inn Bed and Breakfast in Edenton, North Carolina! We can’t wait to meet you!


Celebrate Love All February Long in the Inner Banks!


February is the perfect time to give the one you love a getaway to remember. Edenton sets a beautiful backdrop for any escape and our spa services and dining options are sure to impress!

Named “One Of The Four Most Most Romantic Places In The Carolinas,” by AAA Go Magazine, Edenton provides a beautiful destination for romantic getaways. Located in the heart of the Historic District, Inner Banks Inn is a short stroll from Edenton Bay, and has everything you need for a relaxing and luxurious getaway, business trip or a special night out. Our spectacular 20 rooms in four historic homes, offers 250 years of distinct architecture on 2.75 acres, and includes a #1 TripAdvisor rated, five star restaurant, The Table. Everything from intimate patio dining to pet friendly accommodations, your stay is sure to be a special and memorable one.

We invite you to experience the awe inspiring charm while enjoying authentic North Carolina hospitality. You’ll find gardens, historic walking and trolley tours, winding waterways, distinctive shopping, dining and recreation options including kayaking and canoeing along Queen Anne’s Creek. A Select Registry Inn conveniently located an hour from Hampton Roads, Virginia and the famous Outer Banks, and two hours from Raleigh, Edenton’s Inner Banks Inn offers everything you need to explore, “One of America’s Prettiest Towns.” – Forbes

Call 252.482.3641 to Book Your Romantic Getaway Today

  • Features 20 guest rooms
  • 19,000 sq. ft. of indoor spaces
  • A Short Walk to Stellar Sunsets on Edenton Bay
  • Select Registry Award-winning Accommodations, Dining and More

Ignite Your Lover’s Passion On National Bittersweet Chocolate Day


We are thrilled to be sharing our sinful mousse dessert on National Bittersweet Chocolate Day and just in time for Valentine’s Day! Our Chocolate Mouse is a versatile addition to any creative chocolate trio or a perfect stand alone. Whip up a dessert for tonight and remember to make your reservations at The Table for Valentines Day! We’re filling fast.


This bittersweet chocolate mousse is a decadent dessert that can be made with minimal preparation with just a few hours needed before service.

300g bittersweet chocolate finely chopped
4 large egg yolks
300ml thickened cream
1 tablespoon cocoa powder
1/4 metric cup caster sugar

In a double boiler, whisk your yolks and sugar until the mix is warm to touch and sugar has fully dissolved.
Remove from heat and immediately whisk in cocoa and finely chopped chocolate. Continue to whisk until the mixture is smooth with no lumps of chocolate or cocoa.
Transfer to a mixing bowl and allow to cool to room temperature.
In another mixing bowl whip the cream until stiff and peaks form then fold in gently to the cooled chocolate mixture until thoroughly combined.
Place mousse into individual serving glasses or bowls and chill for at least a few hours or overnight.

Make up a romantic dessert and continue to ignite the passion at The Table for Vaelntine’s Day! Call us at 252-384-3641 for your reservations.

Holiday Gift Certificate Sale

Surprise your loved one with a getaway to our Select Registry B&B in America’s Prettiest Small Town this holiday season. With an Inner Banks Inn gift certificate, for every $125 spent, you will receive an ADDITIONAL $25 gift certificate from Inner Banks Inn & The Table Restaurant.

Order online day or night, or call our office anytime between 8:30 am to 8:00 pm and we’ll be happy to assist you.

(252) 482-3641

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Some of the Best NC Historic Sites for Exploring North Carolina History

It’s no secret that the state of North Carolina has played a significant role throughout our nation’s history.  Having been such a key part of so many important events over the years, there are numerous NC historic sites to help people learn about and appreciate North Carolina history.  One area in particular that contains an abundant amount of North Carolina historical sites is the small, waterfront town of Edenton, NC.  Established in 1722, Edenton was North Carolina’s first colonial capital.  Although this town has changed over the years, it still possesses its original, historic charm.  Take a look at some of the best places to explore North Carolina history in Edenton, NC, and start planning your getaway to the South today!

3 Places to Explore North Carolina History in Edenton, NC

1. Edenton Cotton Mill Historic District

This is, without a doubt, one of the most fascinating NC historic sites.  Here at the Edenton Cotton Mill Historic District, you can get a glimpse of what life was like in North Carolina during the early 20th century.  This attraction includes the still-standing Edenton Cotton Mill, as well as its surrounding housing for its employees and their families.  Take a tour through this ancient village and learn about its previous inhabitants in the exhibits at the Edenton Cotton Mill Museum.  

2. Roanoke River Lighthouse

A beloved North Carolina landmark, the Roanoke River Lighthouse is a treat to visit.  Climb to the top of this towering lighthouse and admire the views of the surrounding scenery of Edenton.  You can also take a tour to learn more about how this historic lighthouse has helped the community throughout the years, ever since its initial construction in 1886.  After you’re done exploring this historic building, take a stroll or have a picnic in the adjacent Colonial Park.

3. Chowan County Courthouse

This is another important piece of North Carolina history.  The Chowan County Courthouse is the oldest government building in the state, having been in use since the year 1767, and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.  A magnificent and beautifully preserved building, this courthouse has seen many momentous events happen throughout time.  This is a great place to tour to learn more about North Carolina history.

Come Stay with Us at the Inner Banks Inn Bed and Breakfast in Historic Edenton!

Complete your historic tour of North Carolina by finding the best accommodations!  The only thing that can make your getaway to North Carolina better is spending time in a quiet, peaceful environment, so come stay with us at Inner Banks Inn!  We are a luxurious bed and breakfast located in the charming town of Edenton, the “Prettiest Small Town in the South.”  Our picturesque property is also a part of North Carolina’s history; we have four historic homes on our grounds, filled with gorgeous rooms, each one equipped with the finest amenities.  There are countless things to do in this area; stroll to the nearby waterfront or downtown Edenton or simply spend some time relaxing in our peaceful environment.  We even have our own restaurant, The Table, for you to enjoy an amazing meal with your special someone.  Don’t hesitate- check our availability and start planning a trip to the South that you’ll never forget!

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North Carolina Outer Banks

How to Plan the Best North Carolina Outer Banks Road Trip

Planning vacations is such an exciting activity! It’s always fun to search for new destinations to explore to discover a new favorite activity or attraction. If you’re currently on the hunt for the next place to visit with friends or family, the North Carolina Outer Banks is the perfect place for you! This beautiful gem of the South is overflowing with fantastic things to do and see. Read this guide to find some of the best ways to enjoy a North Carolina Outer Banks road trip, then start making your travel plans today!

3 Reasons Why You Need to Take a North Carolina Outer Banks Road Trip

1. Delicious Dining

The North Carolina coast is well-known for its cuisine, especially the seafood! Dining is an amazing experience in the North Carolina Outer Banks, as there are an abundance of extraordinary Outer Banks restaurants that offer mouthwatering meals with an oceanfront view. Many also provide entertainment, like live music, to create a fun and laid-back environment. North Carolina is also famous for their BBQ, so be sure to try some of this classic Southern cuisine as well while you’re here.

2. Exciting Activities

The number one activity that brings visitors to the North Carolina Outer Banks is their endless opportunities for watersports! Kiteboarding, surfing, parasailing, boating, kayaking, stand-up paddleboarding, and swimming are just a preview of all the thrilling things you can try here. In addition to these heart-racing sports, you can also spend time in the great outdoors by visiting a nearby park or wildlife area.

3. Outstanding Attractions

There are many other activities to consider as you are planning a road trip to North Carolina, such as visiting one of the many lighthouses scattered along the coast of the North Carolina Outer Banks. Each one is unique and tells a fascinating story from the past, so take a look at the Outer Banks lighthouses map to help you decide which one to explore first. Another feature of the Outer Banks that draws visitors from far and wide is their many annual events and festivals. From concerts to seafood festivals, these events are a treat to attend.

Where to Stay During Your Trip to the North Carolina Coast

Now that you’ve gotten a taste of the many things to do in the Outer Banks, start planning your vacation today! You’ll find the finest accommodations in Edenton, NC, just minutes from the Outer Banks. Edenton, NC, is a wonderful escape from all the hustle and bustle of the Outer Banks, so after your Outer Banks road trip, come stay with us at the Inner Banks Inn to enjoy our luxurious bed and breakfast in its quiet, peaceful environment. Our picturesque property is a part of North Carolina’s history; we have four historic homes on our grounds, filled with gorgeous rooms, each one equipped with the finest amenities. There are countless things to do in this area; stroll to the nearby waterfront or downtown Edenton or simply spend some time relaxing in our peaceful environment. We even have our own award-winning restaurant, The Table, which is one of the best places to eat in Edenton with your special someone. Don’t hesitate- check our availability and start planning a trip to the South that you’ll never forget!

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Enjoying Outer Banks Restaurants

5 of the Best Outer Banks Restaurants You Have to Visit

The Outer Banks is an outstanding destination for activities like sailing, windsurfing, and swimming, but did you know it also contains some fantastic places to eat? Take a look at some of the best Outer Banks restaurants to visit during your next trip to the North Carolina coast!

You Will Love Dining at These Outer Banks Restaurants

1. Rusty’s Surf & Turf

One of the finest Outer Banks seafood restaurants, Rusty’s Surf & Turf in Buxton, NC, is bound to satisfy each and every appetite! With fresh seafood dishes that are caught straight from the Hatteras Island docks, as well as premium beef dishes, you’re guaranteed to leave this amazing restaurant with a full belly.

2. Outer Banks Brewing Station

North Carolina is well-known for its abundance of outstanding breweries, and the Outer Banks Brewing Station is no exception. In addition to enjoying their creative, hand-crafted brews, you can also order some fantastic food. They serve lunch, dinner, and brunch, so stop by anytime for an unforgettable dining experience.

3. Grits Grill

If what you’re craving is a tasty meal in a relaxed, old-fashioned environment, you need to go to Grits Grill in Nags Head, NC! Styled after a classic diner, Grits Grill serves delicious breakfast items all day long. You can also treat yourself to burgers, soups, salads, sandwiches, and much more.

4. Owen’s Restaurant

This elegant restaurant in Nags Head, NC, has been a part of North Carolina history since the year 1946. This family-owned establishment is dedicated to preparing the most delicious and authentic coastal Southern cuisine in a beautiful and upscale environment. Owen’s Restaurant also possess numerous valuable historic artifacts that are found throughout this restaurant, making you feel as though you’ve stepped back in time! Their menu features items like fresh seafood, sizzling steak, and homemade desserts.

5. Surf’n Pig BBQ

Another great food that North Carolina does right is barbecue! Head to the Surf’n Pig in Avon, NC, for some mouthwatering country cooking. Whether you want pulled pork, ribs, chicken, or brisket, you can get it here. Stop by to chow down on some authentic Southern food that we know you’ll love!

Come Stay with Us at the Inner Banks Inn in Edenton, North Carolina!

Just minutes away from the Outer Banks is Edenton, NC, one of the state’s finest coastal towns. Here, you’ll find the best place to stay: the Inner Banks Inn! Our cozy bed and breakfast not only offers luxurious lodging in a peaceful and historic environment; we also have a deluxe restaurant,  The Table at Inner Banks Inn. We strive to serve the finest farm-to-table cuisine in an elegant, yet comfortable, environment. Dine with us for lunch, brunch, or dinner! Also during your stay, you can indulge in the many activities of the surrounding area, like shopping in downtown Edenton, or simply unwind in our relaxing environment here at Inner Banks Inn. We have four historic homes surrounded by scenic grounds; we know you will enjoy the many comforts our property provides. You’re guaranteed to leave our bed and breakfast feeling refreshed and rejuvenated, so check our availability online to start planning your getaway to our haven in the South!

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