Visitors to Hatteras and Ocracoke Islands will simultaneously be visiting the gorgeous Cape Hatteras National Seashore. One of the largest preserved parcels of the Outer Banks, the National Seashore stretches across 70 miles of shoreline, encompassing seven villages on Hatteras Island, and providing visitors with miles of undisturbed, scenic beaches as well as some of the prettiest natural drives on the East Coast.
Viva Mexican Grill offers reasonably-priced food prepared on a grill as you wait. It’s almost as fast as fast food, but a lot fresher. Plus, the atmosphere is pleasant and relaxed, with friendly staff. Located off the Bypass at Milepost 10.5 next to Dunkin’ Donuts in Nags Head, it’s easy to duck in here to pick up something healthy and tasty when you don’t feel like cooking. Options include burritos with chicken, steak, fish, beans or vegetables; quesadillas with chicken, steak , black beans or veggies; taco salads; tacos with chicken, ground beef, shrimp or fish; or chimichangas with chicken or steak; nachos with black beans; or chicken enchiladas. There are also kids’ meals, beer and soft drinks available. Food can be eaten in the roomy dining area with booths, or it’s available for take-out.