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New OBX Businesses to Visit in 2021

New OBX Businesses to Visit in 2021

We have compiled a list of 20 Outer Banks businesses that opened their doors in 2020!. We hope that this list helps you discover a new place to grab a bite to eat, a new shop to visit, or even a new service to try during your 2021 OBX vacation.


OBX Poke Box: Located in Nags Head, OBX Poke Box is fresh, simple, and healthy. Please stop by for take-out or order ahead on their website. You will enjoy a modern twist on the traditional Poke Box. Don’t forget to follow them on Facebook.

Madisons Pizza:  Located in Nags Head, this new pizza spot is owned and operated by an OBX local who has over 25 years of pizza experience! Their menu offers an array of sub sandwiches, wings, and of course – pizza! Build your own pie or try one of the specialties.  Learn more about them by visiting their website or following them on Facebook.

Grandy Beagle Rescue: The Outer Banks prides itself on being a wonderful dog-friendly area. Two OBX locals rescue unadoptable Beagles and rehabilitate them with time, patience, and compassion to be adopted into loving and caring homes. Follow their Facebook page to learn more about their rescued Beagles or visit their website to learn more. 


F R E S H: From refurbished furniture items to funky clothes and jewelry – you will find it at Fresh, located in Kill Devil Hills. Stop by during your next OBX vacation to grab a little something to take home!  For a sneak peek of what they have in store, check out their Facebook.

Wabi Sabi To Go: The Outer Banks’ newest sushi restaurant is in Manteo! Visit their Facebook page to see their expansive menu; they have traditional sushi rolls, specialty rolls, sandwiches, and more!  

The Chicken Coop Country Diner: Located in Corolla, you will find the newest family-friendly country diner in the Outer Banks! Here you will find delicious, wonderfully priced, country-style food that your Momma would be proud of.  Follow their Facebook to see their daily specials or visit their website to learn more.

Muse Originals OBX: Formally an excellent shop, in 2020, Muse Originals OBX closed its doors and took to the streets in their funky bus. They transformed into an OBX inspired roving art gallery. Visit their Facebook page or website to see where their next pop-up store will be!  

Mosquito Fleet Charters: Offering fishing charters and excursions, they will work to ensure that you have a memorable and fun fishing adventure!  Visit their Facebook or website to learn more about what they have to offer.

Dank Frank’s: Everyone loves a tasty food truck, and Dank Frank’s is no exception! They pride themselves in preparing American-style fast fresh food. Follow their Facebook page to see their menu and where they’ll be next. 

OBX On the Fly: If you love fly fishing, you will love OBX On the Fly! They are a full-service fly shop. They offer rods, reels, fly-tying materials, fly tying and casting lessons (including video analysis of your casts), apparel, and guide service. They are located in Manteo, NC.  Follow their Facebook page or visit their website to learn more.

Highway 12 Shirts: An Outer Banks vacationer-turned-local-business owner. They have some of the coolest Outer Banks t-shirts around. Check out their Facebook page or website to order.  

Natural Selection Apothecary: From local honey to local handmade jewelry to books from Storey Publishing, this shop has everything you need to take care of yourself. Please stop by their shop in Manteo or visit them online to see what they have to offer. Don’t forget to follow them on Facebook!


Sharkys OBX Grill: Serving breakfast and lunch take-out in Kitty Hawk, they describe themselves as a little spot for you to grab a bite to eat before or after you get out of the water! Visit their Facebook page to view their tasty menu.  

Weathertek Construction and Restoration: Based in Manteo, they are an insurance restoration contractor specializing in residential and commercial roofing and siding. Follow them on Facebook or visit their website to learn more about what they offer. 

Vinny’s Pizza Joint: Offering take-out or delivery, they pride themselves in serving the best Sicilian-style pizza and subs on the beach. Follow them on Facebook or visit their website to view their tasty menu.  

OBX Toys and Engraving: Located in Nags Head, they are the Create-a-Critter home, which is a fun activity for the kids to enjoy while on vacation. They also sell Melissa and Doug toys, BlueOrange games and provide engraving services. Follow their Facebook to learn more. 

Olives A Greek Kitchen: Head on down to Manteo to enjoy their homemade Mediterranean dishes and desserts! They offer inside and outdoor dining, with gorgeous views. Visit their website to view their delicious menu, don’t forget to follow them on Facebook.  

The Shop Boutique: Located in Nags Head, this trendy shop offers boutique clothing and locally made goods. The perfect spot to grab a unique OBX souvenir.  Follow them on Facebook to learn more.

Jaybirds Landscaping: Owned by an Outer Banks native, Jaybird’s offers landscaping services in Outer Banks. Visit their Facebook page to see before and after photos of their work.  

The Midnight Cauldron: Based in the Outer Banks, this online boutique creates handmade items that can be seasonally themed with a twist! Visit their Facebook page or website to see their latest items for sale.  

Have you started planning this year’s Outer Banks vacation? 2020 turned out to be one of the busiest on record for our company, and 2021 is looking to be just as strong so far. 2021 weeks are filling up fast, start planning your OBX vacation today. Find the perfect Outer Banks vacation rental here. We all look forward to welcoming you back to the beach!