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Spanky's Grille

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4105 N Croatan Hwy, Kitty Hawk, NC 27949-6076
+1 252-261-1917
11:00 - 16:00
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Sun - Tue 11:00 - 16:00
Wed - Sat 11:00 - 20:00
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13 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Friendly staff. Delicious burgers. A good place to grab a lunch on the beach for a very reasonable price.

Thank georgiak459
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32 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2017 via mobile

Friendly and helpful staff. Great tasting food. Hot dogs deep fried and double burger with everything tastes great.

Thank JohnSharonK
Red Oak, NC
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

Giant Bag of hot dogs, fried okra, FF, all for under $20....enough for 4 people! I thought the reviews were joking but the hotdogs have actually gone up in price to a whopping 0.89 each.....and they were good!!! Excellent picnic meal to take out but staff is super friendly

Thank Kathy S
Denver, Colorado
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18 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

Just good old-fashioned burgers and dogs at a decent price. (Where else can you still get a hot dog for under a buck?) Friendly owner and service. Right on the main highway. Try the 2-pound Vulcan Burger if you dare.

Thank IfYouAskUS
Gloucester, Virginia
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70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

This eatery has been around about 10 years. It servers hamburgers,hot dogs and a variety of seafood burgers. Pricing is reasonable and free refills of your drink. It's a local favorite if your going to the Outer Banks.

Thank Michael K
Apex, North Carolina
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31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

Ordered lunch baskets. Shrimp "burger" had popcorn shrimp, lettuce, onions with side of fries. Fries were excellent. Shrimp was abundant, but just "ok", not great. It is hard with small shrimp to deep fry for perfect timing. Son had a burger, which was great, with good tater tots! Order at cashier, find a seat, then staff brings baskets to you.... More 

Thank ncaronna7
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24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

8 of us in my party and we all loved everything we got. Very reasonable also! We will be back on our next trip.

Thank ccarpenter1963
Windber, Pennsylvania
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32 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

We came here on vacation. 6 people in our family ate for $30. Cant wait to come back again next year. Oh, and the sweet tea is on point 👌

Thank Kali G
Kitty Hawk, North Carolina
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30 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

A great place to stop for lunch when you are short of time or you don't want to get out of your beach clothes. Food is excellent and moderately priced.

Thank hugoclee
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016

This is a classic burger joint that both visitors and locals flock to. I always have to stop here when visiting the Outer Banks. Burgers are fresh made, hand-packed and juicy. Onion rings are homemade and delicious. Dogs are deep fried to perfection. The prices are extremely reasonable. This is a must stop place in Kitty Hawk!

Thank Joe L

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$2 - US$12
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Parking Available, Highchairs Available
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 16:00
11:00 - 16:00
11:00 - 16:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4105 N Croatan Hwy, Kitty Hawk, NC 27949-6076
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Outer Banks  >  Kitty Hawk
  • Phone Number: +1 252-261-1917

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?