Tucked away just off of N.C. Highway 12 in Buxton, Cockeyed Clam is a popular restaurant with families, fishermen, and visitors of all tastes, thanks to its expansive and crowd-pleasing menu, and a variety of local staples and fresh seafood dishes that are sure to please everyone in the crew. Open nightly for dinner, Cockeyed Clam is a solid option for anyone who wants a large sample of what Outer Banks flavors are all about.

The Cockeyed Clam menu is extensive and can cater to diners of all tastes, with pasta dishes, grilled dishes, and a hefty number of seafood selections that range from Hatteras oysters and Ahi tuna to jumbo lump crabcakes and char-grilled wild Mahi. The menu is often seasonal, with fresh catches of the day and unique daily specials that are always worth a lingering look. With a kids’ menu, vegetarian options, and a wealth of varying drinks including specialty cocktails, beer, and wine, the Cockeyed Clam is a great destination for families, a fun date night, or any Outer Banks-based occasion. Located in the heart of Buxton and near the Cape Hatteras Lighthouse, the Cockeyed Clam is a convenient and tasty option that ensures everyone in the family has a great dinner off the beach.

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