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1029 Colington Rd, 1 mile west on Colington Rd, Kill Devil Hills, NC 27948-8020
+1 252-480-1123
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17:00 - 21:30
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Rocky Mount, North Carolina
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253 reviews
112 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 168 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

There's not another place at the Outer Banks that makes the effort that this one does - and it pays off in big ways. Fresh flowers on every table, their own growing garden, several smaller dining areas so that you're not sitting right on top of someone else, listening to their conversation, and beautiful presentation of delicious food. They have... More 

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LaPorte, Indiana
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The food was scrumptious! Very quaint little place, with several small "dining areas". It was very busy, I would recommmend reservations. At must if you're in OBX!!

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Rolling Prairie, Indiana
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65 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We have been coming to the OBX for seven years and finally decided to try the Colington Cafe. Now we are kicking ourselves for waiting. The location, the ambiance, the service and the food were all wonderful. We made a reservation and glad we did as the other dinners obviously new more about the the Colington than we did. I... More 

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Kill Devil Hills, North Carolina
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19 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Food simply melts in your mouth. Have eaten here many times over the years and have never had a bad meal. Service is top notch. This place is a special hidden gem. A favorite of locals such as myself! If you want to treat yourself to a mouth watering meal make sure this is on your must do on the... More 

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Thank Marilyn S
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33 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Went for couples night out and were not disappointed. Service was wonderful. We were all in the mood for filets- prepared differently- all were cooked correctly with fabulous flavor. Veggies flavored with fennel we're good- and I don't normally care for fennel. Rolls were fresh and spuds had a nice flavor.

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Thank Virginia F
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22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My husband and I visited the Collington Cafe for our Friday night date night and happened to hit it during OBX Restaurant Week so there was an excellent special running for $35 for an appetizer, entree, and dessert. We were able to order six different things from the menu to try and the food was excellently prepared and presented. The... More 

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Nags Head, United States
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The food was great, service superb, and the ambience unequaled. Our "dining room" only contained two other tables! This is a wonderful place to celebrate a special occasion.

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Thank David C
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3 reviews
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We went during OBX restaurant week and were not disappointed. Dishes were plentiful and very tasty. Menu was not different but the price fixed items were just regular items at good prices married up with good appetizers and some deserts. We were treated attentively and not rushed. Will go back next time on OBX.

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Thank George C P
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Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Wife and I both had the Filet Mignon and Crab Cake, absolutely amazing! From presentation to taste. Best Filet I've ever had, cooked perfect and the sauce on top was great. We will definitely be back again. Atmosphere was great.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We had an absolutely mouthwatering dinner. Best bottle of wine we've had! Incredible service & beautiful location!

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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
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  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$15 - US$25
Cuisine
American, Seafood, International, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Private Dining
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 21:30
Monday
17:00 - 21:30
Tuesday
17:00 - 21:30
Wednesday
17:00 - 21:30
Thursday
17:00 - 21:30
Friday
17:00 - 21:30
Saturday
17:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1029 Colington Rd, 1 mile west on Colington Rd, Kill Devil Hills, NC 27948-8020
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Outer Banks  >  Kill Devil Hills
  • Phone Number: +1 252-480-1123
Description
Nestled off the beaten path in a Victorian house surrounded by 400 year-old oak trees, we are a local's favorite. Our seafood is brought in fresh daily, and we use locally grown ingredients.All the locals love our filet dishes as well as our large menu.All desserts are homemade. We are a family run restaurant with most of our staff having been with us for over 15 years.We do everything to make sure all of our customers leave happy.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?