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Buxton Munch Company

47359 Osprey Shopping Center, Highway 12 -- Next to Abc Store, Buxton, Hatteras Island, NC 27920
+1 252-995-5502
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Overview
  • Excellent83%
  • Very good11%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“lunch” (178 reviews)
“wraps” (59 reviews)
“fish tacos” (189 reviews)
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CUISINES
Mexican, American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
47359 Osprey Shopping Center, Highway 12 -- Next to Abc Store, Buxton, Hatteras Island, NC 27920
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1 - 10 of 589 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

Coming to Buxton Munch has become something of a tradition for our family, and my husband and I have been looking forward to eating here again ever since our vacation last May! I tried the Mermaid quesadilla (so good, lots of crab and shrimp!) and...More

Thank Martha C
M and M M, Owner at Buxton Munch Company, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Dear Martha, Thank you so much for your 5-Star Review! And we can't thank you enough for being a returning customer to Buxton Munch! It's so nice to hear that you have been eagerly anticipating your time with us since your visit last year. We're...More

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I am not sure how the Buxton Munch has rave review as it was best described as "meh". The "Munch" doesn't look like much on the outside...nor the inside. There was lots and lots and lots of kitschy knick-knacks everywhere, although they looked clean, as...More

Thank KellyBeet
M and M M, Owner at Buxton Munch Company, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Dear Kelly, Your review was quite harsh and questionable. First and foremost, if you did not like the look of our little hole-in-the-wall place, then why did you bother to come inside at all? It was very unkind to degrade us as you did. We...More

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

As a local I always make sure to stop in and get Buxton munch when I get the chance to go home. The staff is wonderful and the food is cooked amazingly. If you're on the island, give this place a shot.More

Thank Melissa W
M and M M, Owner at Buxton Munch Company, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Dear Melissa, Thank you so much for your 5-Star Review! We are so grateful for all the local biz and we love that you stop in frequently for lunch. Thank you for the shout-out to our stellar staff and thank you for appreciating our yummy...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wife and I split order of fish tacos and was it unique and wonderful- would order same on a revisit!! Small and gets busy but worth the wait 🌮More

Thank Pritch M
M and M M, Owner at Buxton Munch Company, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Pritch, Thank you very much for your 5-Star Review for Buxton Munch! We're so glad you and your wife enjoyed our Fish Tacos. And how nice to hear that you would return for the same thing again! Thank you! Yes, we are just a...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Love this place! I have had the Crabbie Patty and the fish tacos. Both are great! Great spot near the Hatteras Light House. We always stop in when in OBX.More

Thank Curt E
M and M M, Owner at Buxton Munch Company, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Curt, Thank you so much for your 5-Star Review! We are so happy that you love our place! And we're so pleased that you enjoyed our Crabby Pattie Crabcakes and our Fish Tacos! As you said, we are only 2 minutes away from the...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Enjoyed a table full of fresh, authentic Mexican food by friendly staff. Very accommodating and great service. Can't wait to visit again!More

Thank Heatherbreen123
M and M M, Owner at Buxton Munch Company, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Heather, Thank you so much for your 5-Star Review for Buxton Munch! We appreciate your taking the time to write such a nice review for us. We're glad you liked our fresh, authentic food. Fresh is very important to us! Thank you also, for...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Blackened shrimp tacos were better than anything I've ever had. So fresh and delicious. Everyone writing raves about this place is 100% correct.More

Thank apriland
M and M M, Owner at Buxton Munch Company, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear April, Thank you very much for your 5-Star Review! The title of your review is wonderful, and we are so grateful you think we are "Crazy Good!" We're so pleased you liked our Blackened Shrimp Tacos, and that you think they are the best...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have tried fish tacos all up and down the Atlantic coast (and even a few places on the Pacific) and not found a fish taco I like as much as those served at Buxton Munch! All their seafood is fresh and delicious. The restaurant...More

Thank Kelly G
M and M M, Owner at Buxton Munch Company, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Kelly, Thank you so much for your wonderful 5-Star Review! We are thrilled that you love our Fish Tacos so much! It's quite an honor to be your favorite, since you are so well-traveled. We cannot thank you enough for this awesome shout-out on...More

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We have eaten here several times, it is a staple for our trips to OBX. Everything on the menu is amazing, can’t go wrong with anything ordered 😊. The fish tacos are our personal favorite - so fresh, such pretty plating, and so delicious! Highly...More

Thank Erin F
M and M M, Owner at Buxton Munch Company, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Dear Erin, Thank you very much for your 5-Star Review! And thank you for being repeat customers to Buxton Munch! We're delighted that you enjoy so many items on our mongo menu, especially our famous Fish Tacos! Thank you for appreciating the yummy-ness and freshness...More

Reviewed 9 April 2018

The best fish tacos i have ever had. (I have had a lot of fish tacos in a lot of places). The food is fresh and healthy. I have been going here since they opened 19 years ago but haven't been there for a while....More

Thank fikeadelic
M and M M, Owner at Buxton Munch Company, responded to this reviewResponded 10 April 2018

Dear Fikeadelic, first of all, you have the coolest user name! And we thank you for rating Buxton Munch with 5 Stars! Thank you for loving our famous Fish Tacos. We are honored that a seasoned taco-trooper like yourself, enjoyed ours so much! And thank...More

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Lucy B
27 August 2017|
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Response from M and M M | Property representative |
There are benches directly outside the restaurant and there are picnic tables across the parking lot space where people can take their dogs while they eat. Thank you for your interest in Buxton Munch! Hope to serve you soon... More
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praxis2
17 June 2017|
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Response from M and M M | Property representative |
We only do small caterings on the off seasons of spring and fall. We are too busy in the summer and with such limited resources, we cannot offer catering in the high season. Also, we do not offer catering to weddings. Thank... More
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candylu1
13 June 2016|
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Response from M and M M | Property representative |
Hi, Candy! We will be closing at the end of November 2016. See you in October! Thank you!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$2 - US$14
Meals
Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Tuesday
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Wednesday
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Thursday
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Friday
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Saturday
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 47359 Osprey Shopping Center, Highway 12 -- Next to Abc Store, Buxton, Hatteras Island, NC 27920
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Outer Banks  >  Hatteras Island  >  Buxton
  • Phone Number: +1 252-995-5502
  • E-mail
Description
Serving Locals & Visitors since 1999. We specialize in over 30 Gourmet Wraps & Quesadillas. Oven-Toasted Subs & Sammies. Big Salads in Edible Tortilla Bowls. Fresh-daily-hand-pressed Angus Burgers & Freakingood Fries! They say we have the Best Fish Tacos and Shrimp Tacos on the Beach! And our Crabby Pattie Crabcake has been a best-seller for over 19 years! And the Blackened Fish Wrap or Sub/Sandwich is killer-good! Lots of Apps & Sides. Fresh French Roast Coffee. Nice selection of Hot Teas. Daily-brewed Sweet Tea and Unsweet Tea. Bottled beverages & Sodas. Beer & Wine. But please realize one thing - We are NOT a fast food joint. And if we are busy, then of course there will be a wait, as in any restaurant. We make it Real. We make it Fresh. Feed your body real stuff. "A Groovy Little Place With A Whole Lotta Taste!" PEACE.
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