Black Pelican

LUNCH          DINNER          CATERING

Black Pelican Oceanfront Restaurant: Located directly across from the beach at Mile Post 4 in Kitty Hawk! Black Pelican originally served as historic Lifesaving Station # 6 which was constructed in 1874. Station #6 and its crew served to provide aid for boats and their crews that were stranded along the oceanfront. The building also served as an active weather bureau. The Wright Brothers used information garnered by the weather bureau to plan their experimental flights. In 1903, after their successful First Flight, the Wright Brothers sent the telegraph announcement from Station # 6.

Black Pelican serves lunch and dinner daily. In addition to thier menu, Black Pelican serves delicious lunch and dinner specials. Fresh seafood, steaks, vegetarian dishes, sandwiches and wood oven pizzas are some of the items offered on their menu. The Black Pelican also has a menu designed just for kids. Comfortable dining rooms that will accommodate dinner for two or 22. Lunch and dinner are served at full-service bar, along with some local color.

Black Pelican – Food, Cocktails, and Fun with an Ocean View in Kitty Hawk NC. Serving Lunch and Dinner Nightly.

Black Pelican – Wedding and Event Catering


Weddings and other special events are our specialty. The Black Pelican Catering Company is the Outer Banks premier resource for your wedding & special event catering. Whether you are planning a wedding, private party or family reunion or a special event that requires special attention get in touch with us.  Our staff of qualified coordinators will make sure your event runs smoothly from start to finish. We’ll guide you through the planning process and customize a menu to accommodate almost any budget. Call us at (252) 261-3171

dementia friendly

Dementia-Friendly Establishment

Black Pelican Restaurant staff has completed the training required to operate as a Dementia-friendly restaurant. More Info


3848 N Virginia Dare Trail
Kitty Hawk, NC ‎


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