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Jolly Roger Restaurant & Bar

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1836 N Virginia Dare Trl, MP 6 3/4 on the Beach Road, Kill Devil Hills, NC 27948-9227
+1 252-441-6530
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06:30 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 06:30 - 22:00
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Anderson, South Carolina
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98 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We were at OBX for 2 weeks and had picked out about 6 restaurants to try. We went to Jolly Roger first and soon scrapped our plans and went here at least every other day for the rest of our vacation. All the dishes we tried were great and the servers were fantastic. The server almost know if you need... More 

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Thank basfjd2016
New Bern, North Carolina
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Good bartender and local feeling. The bar area was a little dark despite location across beach, however, the stained glass in pirate flare makes up for it

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Thank adurning
Kitty Hawk, North Carolina
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19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Been eating breakfast here for years and it's our go to standby place. There are a lot of great places to eat here on the OBX and this is one. Some folks like the casual atmosphere and dive bar feel, others don't. If you want a Denny's experience or like eating at a place where you can order Biscotti and... More 

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Thank Jeffrey S
Virginia Beach, Virginia
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We have been to Jolly Rogers several times over the years, mainly for drinks or breakfast, but last Friday we stopped in for dinner and had a wonderful meal. Our server, Sue, was a joy and very pleasant and knowledgeable. She even warned me about a ridge on the table so I wouldn't spill my drink! We started with an... More 

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Pittsburgh, PA
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40 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This struck us too much like a tourist trap. The inside was so full of random and eclectic décor, it made me wonder how they could possibly keep the place clean. A sticky table didn't help. We'll pass the next time we're in the area.

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Thank UnionGirl
sgodwin_1, Manager at Jolly Roger Restaurant & Bar, responded to this review

Ahhhhh.....nope, we are not a tourist trap; we ARE, however, the locals' favorite dive! We are kooky and eclectic, and we do strive hard for cleanliness (check out our high sanitation rating!!!!) You did not mention your food at all, so I can only assume that it was fantastic. I truly apologize for the sticky table, and we will work... More 

Suffolk, Virginia
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Love this place for breakfast! Have been multiple times and they never disappoint! Have tried French toast and omelets.

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Thank dsmit23
sgodwin_1, Manager at Jolly Roger Restaurant & Bar, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your great review! Hope that you will dine with us for lunch and dinner as well! Hope to see you soon! - Susan More 

Virginia Beach, Virginia
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535 reviews
308 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 146 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped by again while in the area. We have been here many time over the years. Our server was very good. Knowledgeable about the menu and our drink were never empty. Food was good and you got a plateful. I will be back when in the area.

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Thank Adak C
sgodwin_1, Manager at Jolly Roger Restaurant & Bar, responded to this review

So glad to hear that the food and service at the Jolly is still top notch!! Hope to see you again very soon! - Susan More 

Hillsville, Virginia
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

What an outstanding place. The service was excellent, the food was exceptional and the portions huge. We had supper and breakfast there over the weekend and will most definitely go back. This is a great place for the whole family at any time of day. The menu is extensive so there is something for everyone. The home made bread was... More 

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Thank Odanata12
sgodwin_1, Manager at Jolly Roger Restaurant & Bar, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the fantastic review!!! It is customers like you that put a smile on our face and help us "keep on keepin on!!!" Hope you can come back soon!!!-Susan More 

north carolina, United States
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67 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fun place to eat. Local icon, good breakfast, good Italian food. Friendly people. Décor is very entertaining while you are waiting, and real good cup of coffee.

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Thank Martha H
sgodwin_1, Manager at Jolly Roger Restaurant & Bar, responded to this review

Thanks for the great review!!!! -Susan More 

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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My party ate here on a Friday night and the place was full. We could tell it was a favorite place for the locals. We decided to eat at the bar and between the three of us tried a variety of their offerings. The prime rib was on special and was worth the trip alone...they offered spaghetti as a side!... More 

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Thank Scott A
sgodwin_1, Manager at Jolly Roger Restaurant & Bar, responded to this review

Great to hear that we are on your list to visit us again! We can't wait to see you again, and thank you so much for the great review!!!! - Susan More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, American, Bar, Seafood
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Cheap Eats, Bar Scene, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
06:30 - 22:00
Monday
06:30 - 22:00
Tuesday
06:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
06:30 - 22:00
Thursday
06:30 - 22:00
Friday
06:30 - 22:00
Saturday
06:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1836 N Virginia Dare Trl, MP 6 3/4 on the Beach Road, Kill Devil Hills, NC 27948-9227
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Outer Banks  >  Kill Devil Hills
  • Phone Number: +1 252-441-6530

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