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Dolphin Den

40126 NC 12, Avon, Hatteras Island, NC 27915
252-995-7717
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Ranked #10 of 30 Restaurants in Avon
Price range: $10 - $25
Cuisines: Seafood
Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Dessert
Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Dessert

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  • English first
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English first
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

While in the area, we ate here twice. Both times the seafood (shrimp, flounder, crab cakes, & scallops) was cooked perfectly. Portion sizes were good. The key lime pie was excellent...smooth with a well done crust. We'll return whenever we're in the area.

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Lyndonville, Vermont
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

We had an outstanding meal for a great price! The staff was extremely professional and friendly!! I also recommend their homemade Key Lime pie!!

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Ontario, Ohio
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17 reviews 17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

Had a deluxe steamer pot, came with all the fixings and all of the seafood was fresh and delicious. No issues with service or getting a table in the off season. Always solid as usual, it's what keeps us coming back.

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Brick, New Jersey
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

Great atmosphere, excellent service, friendly staff. The crab dip appetizer and my sea scallops entree were perfect. I would definitely resist this place. It was worth the 17 mi drive from Rodanthe.

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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

We have visited here before and the she crab soup is amazing! Have waited for 2 years to come back for their soup. The fish was also awesome! Wait staff was great. When sitting down take a look around at the glass hanging. Beautiful.

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Glen Rock, New Jersey
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39 reviews 39 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

One of the best seafood restaurants in the Avon area without cleaning out our wallet. We have tried different ones, and most of them take your money. The server knew his stuff, friendly and the service was superb. We will be back next year !

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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

Stopped by on a wednesday evening at 5pm. No wait (bonus perk of the off season). Cute nautical decor. I had the she crab soup and st Louis ribs appetizer - hubby had the 1/2 BBQ chicken dinner. Both good choices as we were "seafooded" out by mid week. Server was attentive and staff was friendly - we would definitely... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

Both my husband and I came here for dinner. Early evening. Not busy. Waitress somewhat attentive. Coconut shrimp a tad chewy. Oysters were good. I might come back and try again.

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Roanoke, Virginia
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32 reviews 32 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

Our party included 4 adults and a 3 year old. We were seated promptly and our orders were taken in a timely fashion. Our orders consisted of a seafood platter, grilled salmon, NY strip steak and a flank steak along with an appetizer of calamari. We all were pleased with our food and the bill was just over $100. We... More

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Roanoke, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

On our last night at the beach we decided to give Dolphin Den a try, and I'm glad we did! The food was excellent (and cheap for the amount), the atmosphere is fun, and our waiter was superb. The poor man was running around with a million tables, but he always knew when we needed a refill on our drinks.... More

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Additional Information about Dolphin Den

Address: 40126 NC 12, Avon, Hatteras Island, NC 27915
Phone Number: 252-995-7717
Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Outer Banks  >  Hatteras Island  >  Avon
Average Prices: USD 10 - 25
Cuisine: Seafood

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