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Dinner Menu




Salade Composee $9

Pears, blue cheese and candied pecans over mixed greens drizzled with a balsamic vinaigrette


Mixed Green Salad $7
Tender greens with your choice of homemade Honey Dijon, Blue cheese, or Raspberry vinaigrette


Caesar Salad $9
One of the best on the Outer Banks

Pasta Dishes

Add to a salad for a lighter choice of entrée

Salads Toppers

Grilled Shrimp $10
Crab Cake $12
Crispy Fried Panko Crusted Shrimp $11
Grilled Chicken Breasts $13
Grilled Beef Brochette $16
Grilled Fish Dujour $18

Pasta Primavera $22
Sautéed seasonal vegetables with tomatoes and pesto topped with fresh parmesan cheese ~Topped with grilled shrimp for $27

BBQ Chicken and Fettuccine Alfredo $26

Grilled BBQ glazed chicken breasts over fettuccine and broccoli in an Alfredo sauce


Seafood Pasta $28
Penne pasta tossed with sautéed shrimp, scallops and applewood smoked  bacon in a light cream sauce

Filet Dishes

She Crab Bisque $8
Full of crab meat with a hint of sherry. The best around!


Coconut Shrimp $10

Large shrimp, breaded in shredded coconut and lightly fried, served with an orange mustard sauce


Scallops Rumaki $12
Plump local scallops wrapped in bacon, topped with a teriyaki ginger sauce


Brie Cheese $11

Warm Brie cheese served with french bread, chutney and fresh fruit
good one for sharing


Crab Cake Sampler $12

A single crab cake served with a horseradish-caper sauce


Appetizer Platter $36
Four coconut shrimp, four rumakis, two crab cakes (serves four)

Fish Dujour $25
Always the freshest available. Ask your server about today’s selection


Mixed Grille $28
Changes daily*


Grilled, Fried or Sautéed Shrimp $25

Lightly marinated and grilled, or lightly fried, or sautéed in lemon butter


Shrimp Scampi $26
Large shrimp sautéed with butter, fresh garlic, tomatoes, lemon and white wine


Shrimp and Scallop Napoleon $27
A wonderful combination of both fresh shrimp and scallops in a sherry cream sauce


Shrimp and Scallop Tropicale $27
A combination of shrimp and scallops grilled to perfection topped with our tropical fruit salsa


Lump Crab Cakes $29
Crispy fried crab cakes served with a creamy horseradish-caper sauce


Fried Shrimp & Crab Cake Combo $28
Crispy fried panko crusted shrimp and lump crab cake served with a remoulade 

Add fried Scallops for $9

Poultry Dishes

Chicken Normandy $24
Sautéed chicken breasts and apples in an apple brandy cream sauce, garnished with toasted almonds

Grilled Chicken $22
Boneless breasts of chicken marinated and grilled, finished with a raspberry mustard sauce

Chicken & Shrimp Tarragon $25
Sautéed boneless breast of chicken and large shrimp in a Dijon Tarragon cream sauce

Children's Menu

(12 years or younger)

Chicken Tenders $11
Grilled Chicken $11
Fish of the Day (grilled or fried) $14
Crabcake $15
Fried Shrimp $12
Brochette of Filet Mignon $16
*these items served with french fries and vegetables

Parmesan noodles $11
served with vegetables

Filet Mignon $36
An 8 oz. filet mignon grilled over an open flame, served with Béarnaise

6 oz. filet mignon for $30*

Filet De Mer $32
A petite filet mignon sautéed with large shrimp in a sherry demi-glaze cream sauce*

Filet & Crabmeat $36
A grilled 6 oz. filet mignon topped with fresh lump crabmeat and Béarnaise sauce*

Filet Dijon $31
Sautéed medallions of beef tenderloin and mushrooms in a rich Dijon black peppercorn sauce*

Filet & Crab Cake $36
Grilled filet mignon with béarnaise and a crab cake with horseradish caper sauce

Le Grand Trio $38
A combination of grilled filet mignon, grilled shrimp and jumbo lump crabmeat served with Béarnaise*

Beef Brochette & Fried Shrimp $29
A wonderful combination of grilled teriyaki glazed beef brochette and crispy fried panko crusted shrimp, with a spicy orange dipping sauce

Dessert & Coffee

We offer a wonderful selection of homemade desserts! Your server will give you details! ....$8

Enjoy dessert with an Espresso…$5 or Cappuccino…$7

CHEF CREATES DAILY SPECIALS WITH LOCAL INGREDIENTS! All entrees served with chef’s choice of accompaniments! (Split plate charge...$6)

* Consuming raw or undercooked meats, poultry, seafood, shellfish, or eggs may increase your risk of foodborne illness.

As owners of the Colington Café for over three decades, Carlen & Ken Pearl along with their long time staff, strive to bring you the finest dining experience. Everything is prepared to order-your patience is appreciated. No separate checks for parties of five or more. Thank You!

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