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5218 Virginia Dare Trl N, Kitty Hawk, NC 27949-5900
+1 252-255-0026
11:30 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 11:30 - 22:00
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Asheboro, North Carolina
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32 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

we stayed at the Hilton- and this was in walking distance and also seemed to be the only place open after 9 pm around. We ate to go lunch 1 day and supper 12 night there. Waitress was nice- theresa- fast service- good food will be back. Casual atmosphere

Thank iritis
Greenville, North Carolina
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The menu at this place is crazy! It is not a Thai restaurant, but has some awesome Thai food on the menu according to my wife! I'm on a ketogenic diet so I had spiced steamed shrimp with steamed broccoli and it was great. The most interesting reaction to the place was that my wife thought our kid's chicken tenders... More 

Thank Kevin M
Short Pump, Virginia
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15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Inventive wonderfully flavored food. Tuna Sesame noodle dish was my favorite, so far😜. Salads are fresh and fabulous with homemade dressing that is amazing! Tried the ginger dressing. We are coming back tomorrow for the curry noodle bowl.

Thank LauraCanCook
Raleigh, North Carolina
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19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We ate on the hula deck and the service was great and the food better! I had a fantastic grilled tuna steak sandwich. Not sure what my hubby had because I was so into my meal! It was all good and would go back!

Thank Janejim37
North Carolina Coast, North Carolina
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70 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Mexican Street Corn was one of the best things I have ever eaten, here on OBX, or anywhere else. The other dishes were okay, burgers not their thing, I wouldn't go for that, fillers. It is more of a seafood restaurant. Fresh local seafood is a specialty. Choose that, you won't be sorry. But the Mexican Street Corn was... More 

Thank Shellie L
Wallingford, Pa
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We drove down from Pa. it was early evening and we stopped here for dinner. Had good food, great service at a good price.

Thank jerryarnken
Louisville, Kentucky
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18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our first trip to the outer banks, NC. We went local! Always try too ya know!? We went for bloody Mary's. They were delicious! Just right. And on Sundays they have a BMary Bar. Too bad we were gone. After a drink we were hungry, and ordered food. Appetizers were the size of big dinners for one. So share the... More 

Thank cbalbach
Olean, United States
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I stopped here for drinks after checking into our hotel across the street. The drink prices were reasonable and the atmosphere was great. We sat on the upper deck for a couple of hours enjoying conversations with the local patrons and wait staff. It was so relaxing that we came back for dinner a couple of hours... More 

Thank stephensO214SN
Akron, Ohio
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We never miss a chance to go to the Rundown, always our first meal when visiting the banks. Great vegetarian burger, the best black beans and rice. Huge portions and great service, too. The tiki bar upstairs has ocean views, and the surfboards and decor is eye popping!

Thank Tish H
Chesapeake, Virginia
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The wait for a table was worth it. We didn't care for the queso dip so the waitress brought us salsa instead. My family had burgers cooked to perfection, tasty pasta and a delicious salad with to-die-for coconut shrimp. The drinks were perfectly strong. The service was great! Overall a great experience. We'll be back!

Thank rpc2016

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Caribbean, Bar, Seafood, Jamaican, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
View, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5218 Virginia Dare Trl N, Kitty Hawk, NC 27949-5900
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Outer Banks  >  Kitty Hawk
  • Phone Number: +1 252-255-0026

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