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Josephine's Sicilian Kitchen

3701 N Croatan Hwy, Kitty Hawk, NC 27949-9236
+1 252-261-2669
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good17%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
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“meatballs” (32 reviews)
“pear salad” (6 reviews)
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Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
3701 N Croatan Hwy, Kitty Hawk, NC 27949-9236
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We found this place last year, it sits at the end of a strip mall and doesn't present itself as a place you would go while at the beach, but is some of the BEST Italian food I have had outside of Italy! The food...More

1  Thank Terri L
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We had Josephine Combo (2 HUGE meatballs, sausage, meat sauce and pasta), which was so delicious and a large portion. Also, had veal marsala, which was also very good and large portion. Took dessert to go. $4.95 for a glass a wine...can't beat it. We...More

1  Thank Kim L
Reviewed 18 July 2017

We tried each of their entrees and each of their salads. All of the food was delicious. My favorite was the chicken piccata.

1  Thank Jim F
Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

I want more! And Josephine....can you move back up to NY. Please? We found this gem last year on our OBX vaca from the Hilton hotel manager. We were in heaven. This year on our way up to Corolla we timed our arrival in order...More

1  Thank DMZ56
Reviewed 11 July 2017

This is a small Italian restaurant with a quaint mom & pop vibe. We wanted a break from the typical seafood offerings at all of the OBX restaurants and found it at Josephine's. It's very dark in the restaurant (could have been a little better...More

Thank Laura H
Reviewed 9 July 2017

Leave the children at the beach house with auntie, and go enjoy a nice adult dinner, after all it's your vacation too. Best Italian on the beach Josie and family born and bred in NY from Sicilian heritage. Small space, limited menu changed weekly, get...More

1  Thank ordinaryG
Reviewed 8 June 2017

We visited as a family and almost everyone loved their food from their salad and bread to their entree. Unfortunately, I cannot eat anything spicy and my Josephine’s Combo – Mama’s meatballs, homemade sausage and a side of pasta served with a chunky bolognese (meat)...More

1  Thank dsrbubba
Reviewed 2 June 2017 via mobile

Although the wait is always lengthy, it is totally worth it! They are a small place so that's why there is a wait. They are super popular which adds to the wait. The food is fresh, homemade and always always perfect!! Iv never had a...More

2  Thank Abigail S
Reviewed 30 May 2017

Happened upon this quaint Sicilian restaurant and was immediately greeted by the friendliest staff and partons. The food is homemade and the best mussels with sauce ever....

1  Thank pam h
Reviewed 18 May 2017

Loved this place so much but it is packed! Hate to tell any more people about it. Menu is different every night and all is made scratch. Portions are huge, we were warned but doubted it and did not want to pay split plate fee,...More

1  Thank HK T
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5 November 2016|
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Response from Freedbeach2 | Reviewed this property |
Moderate. Definitely not inexpensive but not over priced. With large portions we had a 2nd meal at home which made it economical for us.
Sarish M
15 September 2016|
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Response from Lucy T | Reviewed this property |
This is a very small restaurant, so make sure to make reservations well in advance for a party of that size. The small menu changes weekly, but given advance notice, I'm sure they would accommodate your needs. The food is... More
Betty B
24 November 2015|
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Response from lacyayn | Reviewed this property |
They are open Tues-Sat 5-10pm
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3701 N Croatan Hwy, Kitty Hawk, NC 27949-9236
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Outer Banks  >  Kitty Hawk
  • Phone Number: +1 252-261-2669
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