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The Colington Cafe

1029 Colington Road, Kill Devil Hills, NC 27948
+1 252-480-1123
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  • Excellent82%
  • Very good13%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“filet” (132 reviews)
“coconut pie” (17 reviews)
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1029 Colington Road, Kill Devil Hills, NC 27948
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

My family was vacationing in Duck in June and we ate at The Colington Cafe, and were impressed by how good the food was. We had 10 people in our party and everyone loved their meal. We came back to vacation again two months later...More

Thank sharonjenkin
Reviewed 3 days ago

You will like this place. It is off the beaten track in Kitty Hawk and is a pleasant change from the franchise places. I had the shrimp cocktail and the beef tenderloin ( I had had enough of fish late in our trip) My wife...More

Thank cocoloumountairy
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We had dinner reservations for the two of us at 7 PM. The parking lot was packed for such a small place. We had to wait about 15 minutes to be seated. It took another 15 minutes or so until we got our glass of...More

Thank V5656KCMichael_G
Reviewed 1 week ago

The wife and I ate here on our recent vacation to Kill Devil Hills. The restaurant is in a charming home and has a nice cozy atmosphere. We dined upstairs next to a window overlooking their gardens behind the house. Our meal consisted of: She...More

Thank Mark B
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a jewel not far off the beaten path with excellent food.The Colington Cafe was recommended to us by a couple we met at our Inn who have been coming to the Outer Banks for years and eat at the Colington Cafe every year....More

Thank Londabarry
Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent service. Delicious food. Wonderful and sophisticated wine list. Great little gift shop, a little surprise. Have been to the OuterBanks many times. Our first time here. Won't be our last. Just GREAT! Welcoming and a terrific place for adults.

Thank nativenewyorkernyc
Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I recently started a project of trying to identify the top 10 meals that we'd had together and the Collington Cafe made the list on our first meal here. I had a perfectly cooked filet along with a crab cake. The wife...More

Thank Rick F
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was our first visit to Colington Cafe, and we were very impressed with the service, food and ambience. There are so many delicious sounding options on the menu, it is hard to decide on one. We both ended up trying the grilled tuna for...More

Thank croatan1953
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We always like to try a new spot while visiting the OBX. Saw this place on TripAdvisor. Friendly staff & nice decor. My husband had steak and scallops and he absolutely loved it. I had grilled shrimp and scallops with a fruit salsa that was...More

Thank Donna C
Reviewed 1 week ago

I've had the privilege of eating in many restaurants around the world--but Colington Café is and has been my absolute favorite. A traditional end-of-season celebration destination for my staff. This year's dinner was one of the best! The combination of friendly staff, attentive service and...More

Thank faynelson
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Response from mrormrsjakester | Reviewed this property |
yes, shorts are fine.
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Response from timjc46 | Reviewed this property |
yes, they have high chairs; check on-line for menu
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$25
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, Local cuisine, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1029 Colington Road, Kill Devil Hills, NC 27948
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Outer Banks  >  Kill Devil Hills
  • Phone Number: +1 252-480-1123
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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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