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Best things to do in Kitty Hawk

Discover the city through the eyes of locals. Find the best things to do, places to eat, and get priceless advice from the people who live here.

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“An old life saving station that was converted into a resturant. Good food, great views if you get the right table.....”
48local recommendations
Wine Bar
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“Being wine and cheese lovers, we were blessed to find this place right away. They have an amazing selection of wine, beer and yummy cheeses and snacks. They frequently have live music. Dawn's personal favorite are the shrimp tacos with goat cheese. Yum! ”
50local recommendations
Burger Joint
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“Great Food with a great Ocean View on the top deck across the street from the Atlantic Ocean. Fun and Festive appeal. Very colorful restaurant”
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Mexican Restaurant
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“Our favorite place for tacos and drinks. My favorite is a warm mushroom salad. yum!”
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Seafood Restaurant
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“Happy hour is great! I go there for the happy hour shrimp and tacos. The drinks are pretty good too....”
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Burger Joint
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“Quintessential Outer Banks. Drive in on the beach road. Dolphin Boats are fantastic and get them with a "black and white" (vanilla ice-cream with chocolate syrup) milkshake.”
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Italian Restaurant
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“Yum! If you like Italian food, you might like this place. It's run by native of Italy.”
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Café
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“We really enjoy sitting up on the deck, having a lb of shrimp and watching the ocean. There are a couple of houses but you can see the waves between them. They have a variety of island food. Curry's, rice and bean dishes and more. Nice healthy alternatives -and great gluten free options!! ”
23local recommendations
Seafood Restaurant
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“Wide variety of food for everyone plus a big bar with plenty of taps and almost too many tvs. This is my go to place, food is always great. They also serve food til 10 at least which is hard to find on the OBX”
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Restaurant
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“Just to the north of Rundown on the Beach Road. Super good stuff, especially the beef brisket! Dine in or take out.”
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American Restaurant
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“Henry's not only serves a great breakfast but also lunch and dinner. Lots of options on their menu.”
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Restaurant
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“Delicious finer dining fare! The menu is has a variety of local favorites and the wine selection is vast. The restaurant is located across the street from the oceanfront. Our favorite spot to eat is on the second floor in front of the window with a view of the ocean. Very romantic!”
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Juice Bar
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“This is a juice bar offering healthy food options. Great people and pretty good options for the South. The food is pretty basic, nothing compared to the health food dining and vegan restaurants in bigger cities, but it's the best the Outer Banks has to offer. ”
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Grocery or Supermarket
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“The most reasonably priced of current grocery chains currently operating on the Outer Banks.”
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American Restaurant
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“If your looking for a good burger with little wait time this is the place. They also have a great bar. ”
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Restaurant
“Walk to fresh local seafood. Nothing fancy, everything is good! (soft shell tacos are insane!)”
10local recommendations