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Dolphin Den - CLOSED

40126 Nc 12, Avon, Hatteras Island, NC 27915
+1 252-995-7717
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good31%
  • Average18%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible8%
4 weeks ago
“This a Restaurant is CLOSED”
15 Jan 2017
“Dolphin Den Closed with For Sale Sign on building:(”
Restaurant Hours Closed
$$ - $$$
40126 Nc 12, Avon, Hatteras Island, NC 27915
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1 - 10 of 149 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Sorry, folks. This restaurant is no longer in business. If you’re longing for the homemade booths, you’ll find them transported to The Point Restaurant in Burton, across from the entrance to the Cape Hatteras Lighthouse.

Thank NCLoggerheads
Reviewed 16 January 2017

We tried to eat dinner here at the end of December 2016 while vacationing in OBX. The Dolphin Den Restaurant is closed with a huge real estate FOR SALE sign on the building. We have eaten here before and had great meals. I hope someone...More

Thank Michele D
Reviewed 30 August 2015 via mobile

We had a great meal with a large party of 4 adults and 5 kids. They did a great job of accommodating all of us. The seafood omelette was great. Other favorites at our table included the grits and home fries. The rest of the...More

Thank Adam B
Reviewed 25 August 2015

Scallops were good but decor is ancient. Its now closed and moving to Buxton which is a good thing. It needed updating and its probably cheaper to move.

Thank Ronnie M
Reviewed 27 June 2015

with good seafood and reasonable prices. Also they have a very polite and efficient staff that makes sure you get what you want

Thank ReidM924
Reviewed 25 June 2015

For the arriving visitor, the Dolphin Den has closed. According to the owner in an Island Free Press article their plans call for them to open a different restaurant in Buxton in several months.

9  Thank Pete G
Reviewed 21 June 2015 via mobile

We recently visited here and it was really bad experience. We went for dinner and the food was really greasy and service was really slow, also crab cakes were burned with hardly no crab meat. Do not recommend this place.

Thank NatalieH33
Reviewed 12 June 2015 via mobile

We've been coming to the dolphin den every year for the past seven years and have never had a problem. I can't rate the food this visit because we arrived at four when they open and by five twenty had not received our food. A...More

1  Thank Stacey1029
Reviewed 11 June 2015 via mobile

My fiancé and I stopped here for our date night while on vacation because the Mad Crabber looked busy so the Dolphin Den was our 2nd choice because it didn't look busy. We were quickly greeted and shown to our table. The first thing I...More

Thank brandon v
Reviewed 11 June 2015

Tried another place and couldn't wait the 45 minutes. Were seated immediately at Dolphins Den. Within a couple of minutes had a beer. We had a very good meal, great service and my granddaughter had a happy birthday dinner.

Thank Bigma1948
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$10 - US$25
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 40126 Nc 12, Avon, Hatteras Island, NC 27915
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Outer Banks  >  Hatteras Island  >  Avon
  • Phone Number: +1 252-995-7717
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