Welcome to Awful Arthur’s Oyster Bar, home of the happy oyster. For over 25 years the Oyster has been our world. The Outer Banks only authentic oyster bar is the place to enjoy sensational fare from the sea washed down with your favorite brew. We serve by the peck, pound and dozen, raw or steamed to perfection. Kicked back casual, down to earth friendly staff, and reasonable prices make Awful’s the all-time favorite of locals and travelers alike. The restaurant features the beach’s only authentic copper-topped oyster bar and one of the Outer Banks’ only ocean-view lounges. The menu boasts oysters, shrimp, clams, crab cakes and crab legs. With lots of specials, appetizers, soups, salads, burgers, pasta, sandwiches, seafood platters and steaks everyone will find their favorites including the kids.