Dig Into These Outer Banks Food Tours

11/29/2023 | by Emily Wells | Outer Banks Food and Drink Outer Banks Tours

When travelers make their way to the scenic Outer Banks of North Carolina, they often do so with a long list of activities, attractions, and historical landmarks to check out. Here, it’s a simple thing to fill your days with fun and adventure, but it’s also a place where you can indulge in spectacular flavors too! If you’re looking to ensure your trip this way is as savory as it is fun, the following are some of the Outer Banks food tour options that are sure to satisfy.

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Participate in OBX Taste of the Beach Each April

If your travel plans have you heading to the Outer Banks in April, your spring getaway can include the ultimate local food tour when you participate in the annual OBX Taste of the Beach event. Hosted by the Outer Banks Restaurant Association, this event brings locals and visitors alike together in droves to explore local eateries where fantastic fare and beverages are served up in style. The idea is always to bring people together in the name of flavor in a setting that’s friendly, fun, and uplifting. The event is ticketed, but once you’ve purchased your place, you’ll find you have multiple days of dining out and exploring participating local restaurants that are on a mission to impress your taste buds with every visit. OBX Taste of the Beach spans four days of flavorful fun and the lineup of additional activities besides food tours includes special menu presentations, cooking classes, and wine tastings as well. There are also cook-offs to attend and tapas crawls to enjoy alongside family and friends. In total, more than 50 restaurants typically participate in OBC Taste of the Beach.

Relish Every Moment of Restaurant Week

Creating a customized Outer Banks food tour was never easier than when you find yourself here over Restaurant Week. Held each spring and fall, Restaurant Week across the Outer Banks is a great time to dine in style without having to contend with any summer crowds. Many restaurants choose to host 3-course lunch or dinner options at pre-fixed costs during this time and you can sample something yummy just about everywhere you stop. While you have to put together the lineup of stops you want to make, the restaurant doors are open for flavorful business!

Tour the Outer Banks Brewing Station

If you’re looking to pair history and a beverage-based tour while you’re in town, don’t miss out on touring the Outer Banks Brewing Station in Kill Devil Hills. Earning the title as the first wind-powered brewery in the nation, this brewery offers sample sessions and facility tours regularly for guests to enjoy. It’s also a destination that’s known for great live entertainment so as you peruse the menu post-tour, you’ll find the experience is as fun as it is mouthwatering.

Add Wine Tasting to Your List

Feel free to tour local flavors and sips at TRIO Restaurant & Market in Kitty Hawk when you book a wine tasting experience on-site. This experience pairs local red, white, and sparkling selections with specialty cheeses that give you a taste of the Outer Banks comprehensively without having to go far. From a cozy spot at TRIO, you can learn more about local and global wines while enjoying impeccable pairing options that are sure to satisfy.

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