Fresh & Local Outer Banks Dining at Sanderling

The enjoyment of fine cuisine is inextricably linked to the Sanderling experience. Whatever your mood or desire for the day or evening, Sanderling has the perfect option – whether it’s a seating at one of Sanderling’s renowned restaurants or a spontaneous beverage, or beach picnic. Sanderling is renowned for its cuisine which is rooted in local farms and waters. Three inviting and inventive restaurants, Lifesaving Station, Kimball’s Kitchen and Sandbar, nourish guests with food that is fresh and local.

Life Saving Station restaurant and bar on Outer Banks


The Lifesaving Station is open daily for breakfast, lunch and dinner. No 5 Bar, now located on the 1st floor, is open with an all day menu and beers on tap.

Breakfast: 7:00 am until 11:30 am
Lunch: 12:00 pm until 2:00 pm
Dinner: 5:00 pm until 10:00 pm (May-Oct)
5:00 pm until 9:00 pm (Nov-April)
No 5 All Day Menu: 12pm-dinner closing


Kiballs Kitchen restaurant on Outer Banks


Kimball's Kitchen offers glorious views of the Currituck Sound and its inspiring sunsets, outstanding service and a Wine Spectator award-winning wine list.

Resort Chic Attire
Closes October 19th for the season
Tuesday–Saturday and Holiday Sundays
5:00 pm until 10:00 pm


Sandbar outdoor bar on Outer Banks at Sanderling Resort


Featuring a bar and adjacent deck, the Sandbar serves casual poolside fare, specialty cocktails and frozen drinks, house wines, local beers and picnic baskets for the beach.


Sanderling Resort's Executive Chef

BRIAN RIDDLEFood & Beverage Director/Executive Chef

With over 33 years experience, Chef Brian brings his "keep it fresh, keep it local and keep it simple" to the culinary program at the Sanderling. See more about Brian on our blog.

ACCESSIBILITYThe Lifesaving Station (with entrance door width of 36") and Kimball's Kitchen (with entrance door width of 42") are accessible. For more information on accessibility, please see our Accessibility Statement.

Photography Provided with Appreciation by Brooke Mayo Photography and Greg Ceo.